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Hardcover. Gornick on V. S. Naipaul, James Baldwin, George Gissing, Randall Jarrell, H. G. Wells, Loren Eiseley, Allen Ginsberg, Hayden Carruth, Saul Bellow, and Philip Roth and the intimate relationship between emotional damage and great literature. Series: Boston Review Books. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DSB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 184 x 125 x 22. Weight in Grams: 252.
Publisher
The MIT Press
Number of pages
216
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262073035
ISBN
9780262073035
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 17.78

Hardcover. Describes a series of dinner parties at which the guests quote extensively from Greek literature. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DN. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 176 x 131 x 25. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
464
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674996397
ISBN
9780674996397
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.75

Hardcover. The major works of Josephus (c. 37 after 97 CE) are "History of the Jewish War," from 170 BCE to his own time, and "Jewish Antiquities," from creation to 66 CE. Also by him are an autobiographical "Life" and a treatise "Against Apion." Translator(s): Marcus, Ralph; Wikgren, Allen. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 494 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 176 x 118 x 29. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
494
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1943
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674995383
ISBN
9780674995383
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.75

Hardcover. The diaries of Pius II give us an intimate glimpse of the life and thought of one of the greatest of the Renaissance popes. This edition contains a fresh Latin text based on the last manuscript written in Pius's lifetime. Editor(s): Meserve, Margaret; Simonetta, Marcello (Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Wesleyan University, USA). Series: The I Tatti Renaissance Library. Num Pages: 384 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: BGH; DNF; HRCX1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 210 x 133 x 27. Weight in Grams: 558.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Number of pages
384
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Edition Unstated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674011649
ISBN
9780674011649
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 35.11

Paperback. Editor(s): Olivelle, Patrick. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 188.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199555758
ISBN
9780199555758
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.52

Paperback. Presents an account of common errors in subjects including sciences, history, literature and philosophy. This title includes "Hydriotaphia" or 'Urn Buriall', "The Garden of Cyrus", "A Letter to a Friend", and "Christian Morals". Num Pages: 560 pages, 1 Illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 132 x 36. Weight in Grams: 414.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1977
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140431094
ISBN
9780140431094
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.75

Hardcover. Num Pages: 536 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 242 x 37. Weight in Grams: 952.
Publisher
Bloomsbury
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472591746
ISBN
9781472591746
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 33.40

Paperback. Recounting the final days of Arthur and set in a world of fading chivalric glory, this title depicts the Round Table diminished in strength after the Quest for the Holy Grail, and with its integrity threatened by the weakness of Arthur's own knights. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 207 x 149 x 14. Weight in Grams: 184.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1971
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140442557
ISBN
9780140442557
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.21

Hardcover. Num Pages: 288 pages, 15 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJF; DCF; DN; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 205 x 25. Weight in Grams: 402.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750967693
ISBN
9780750967693
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.66

Hardcover. Greek mathematics from the sixth century BCE to the fourth century CE is represented by the work of, e.g., Pythagoras; Proclus; Thales; Democritus; Hippocrates of Chios; Theaetetus; Plato; Eudoxus of Cnidus; Aristotle; Euclid; Eratosthenes; Apollonius; Ptolemy; Heron of Alexandria; Diophantus; Pappus. Translator(s): Thomas, I. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 693 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 160 x 117 x 35. Weight in Grams: 472.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
693
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1941
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674993990
ISBN
9780674993990
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.75

Paperback. Paul Celan (1920-1970) stands as one of the greatest post-war European poets. Celan's prose is as thought-provoking as, and less familiar than, his poetry. The writings and aphorisms on poetry and art illuminate the sources of his language. Editor(s): Waldrop, Rosmarie. Translator(s): Waldrop, Rosmarie. Num Pages: 67 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DNF; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 141 x 5. Weight in Grams: 116.
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
67
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857546910
ISBN
9781857546910
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.62

Hardcover. A selection of essays by the acclaimed and beloved writer Cynthia Ozick, collected by David Miller. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786491077
ISBN
9781786491077
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 28.70

Hardcover. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 158. .
Publisher
Lilliput Press
Number of pages
480
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843510314
ISBN
9781843510314
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 35.00
€ 30.61

Hardcover. In letters to his dear friend Atticus, Cicero reveals himself as to no other, except perhaps his brother. These letters, in a four-volume series, provide a vivid picture of a momentous period in Roman history--years marked by the rise of Julius Caesar and the downfall of the Republic. Editor(s): Shackleton, Bailey. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 346 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 166 x 116 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1324.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
346
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674995734
ISBN
9780674995734
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 26.75

Paperback. 9781474406642. Num Pages: 256 pages, 25 b& illustrations. BIC Classification: ACV; AKLB; DN. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 20. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474406642
ISBN
9781474406642
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.54

Hardcover. Sybil Nowell left San Francisco one February morning in 1935 on a round-the-world trip with her husband. The energetic Americans fell into the embrace of the British Empire with great gusto, and at every stop during their four-month voyage, Sybil wrote these collected letters home. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations, 1 map, ports. BIC Classification: 1QDB; 3JJG; DN; HBG; HBLW; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 19. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860645242
ISBN
9781860645242
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 5.92

Hardcover. Num Pages: 395 pages, 1facsim,1port. BIC Classification: DNF; DSBF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230. .
Publisher
Ohio University Press Ohio
Number of pages
395
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1990
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
KEX0228306
ISBN
9780821409602
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Hardcover. A compelling portrait of the Age of Discovery that uncovers some surprising truths about the Tudor navigators - and asks why and how these facts have been submerged for centuries. BIC Classification: 3JB; DNF; HBG; HBTM; RNA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 120. .
Publisher
Notting Hill Editions
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910749517
ISBN
9781910749517
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 17.34

Paperback. This work collects together the writings of Gertrude Buck (known for her work on the history of composition), aiming to show her thoughts on rhetorical theory, some selections from her textbooks on argumentative and expository writing, her poetry and fiction, and a play, "Mother-Love". Series: Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy and Culture. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: CFG; DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 165 x 14. Weight in Grams: 553. Nice clean copy
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
University of Pittsburgh Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KEX0250597
ISBN
9780822955733
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.82

Hardcover. This book explores the rich philosophical content of the writings of Jonathan Swift. It discusses these philosophical topics against their ideengeschichtliche background and demonstrates that Swift's work offers starting points for philosophical reflection that are still topical today. Editor(s): Potzsch, Janelle. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JD; 3JF; BGL; DNF; HBJD1; HPCD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 248 x 28. Weight in Grams: 570.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498521536
ISBN
9781498521536
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 98.93

Paperback. Gathering a range of traditional African myths, this collection offers tales of heroes battling mighty serpents and monstrous birds, brutal family conflict and vengeance, and desperate migrations across vast and alien lands. All the narratives found here concern origins - whether of the universe, peoples or families. Editor(s): Belcher, Stephen. Num Pages: 544 pages, maps. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140449457
ISBN
9780140449457
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.40

Paperback. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE - 65 CE) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, dramatist, statesman, and adviser to the emperor Nero, all during the Silver Age of Latin literature. This title is a fresh and compelling series of new English-language translations of his works in eight accessible volumes. Translator(s): Kaster, Robert A.; Nussbaum, Martha C. Series: The Complete Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DB; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 142 x 21. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226748429
ISBN
9780226748429
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.48

Paperback.
Publisher
Penguin Books India Pvt Ltd India
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140278040
ISBN
9780140278040
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 21.12

Hardcover. Editor(s): Schneider, Richard. Series: Ecocritical Theory and Practice. Num Pages: 290 pages, 2 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DNF; DSB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 162 x 27. Weight in Grams: 621.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498528115
ISBN
9781498528115
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 105.11
€ 94.35