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Hardcover. Lucretius lived ca. 99 ca. 55 BCE, but the details of his career are unknown. In his didactic poem "De Rerum Natura" ("On the Nature of Things") he expounds Epicurean philosophy so as to dispel fear of the gods and death, and promote spiritual tranquility. Translator(s): Rouse, William Henry Denham. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 668 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 171 x 116 x 33. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
668
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1924
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674992009
ISBN
9780674992009

€ 26.99
€ 26.47

Paperback. A unique document offering unrivalled insight into women's minds and lives during the Second World War. Editor(s): Sheridan, Dorothy. Series: Women in History. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; BG; DN; HBJD1; HBWQ; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 274.
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781842126172
ISBN
9781842126172

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. Looking at every aspect of the city, from its waterways, streets and architecture to its food, politics and people, the author captures its magnificence and beauty, and recalls his own memories of the place he called home for many winters, as he remembers friends, lovers and enemies he has encountered. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1DST; DN; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 8. Weight in Grams: 112.
Publisher
Penguin Press/Classics
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141391496
ISBN
9780141391496

€ 13.99
€ 11.56

Paperback. This second posthumous collection from Charles Bukowski takes readers deep into the raw, wild vein of writing that extends from the early 70s to the 1990s. Num Pages: 416 pages, 1 port. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 150 x 30. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
390
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781574231052
ISBN
9781574231052

€ 13.99
€ 10.55

Hardcover. 'Raine the critic, like Raine the poet, is incapable of a dull thought.' Ian McEwan Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 156 x 48. Weight in Grams: 1024.
Publisher
Atlantic Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
576
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848872875
ISBN
9781848872875

€ 45.99
€ 29.32

Paperback. Describes the bazaars and brothels of Cairo and down the Nile to the Red Sea. Editor(s): Steegmuller, Francis. Translator(s): Steegmuller, Francis. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 2ADF; 3JH; DNF; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 196.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140435825
ISBN
9780140435825

€ 11.99
€ 10.17

Paperback.
Publisher
Penguin Books / Granta Dublin, Ireland
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140123593
ISBN
9780140123593

€ 13.99
€ 10.63

Paperback. Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, sets out his vision of 'an ethical Republic' in a collection of his speeches. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: DNS; JFM; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Head of Zeus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786691255
ISBN
9781786691255

€ 10.99
€ 10.67

Audio CD. BIC Classification: 1DBK; ASZB; BGA; BGFA; BM; DN; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Penguin
Format
CD
Publication date
2017
Edition
Unabridged edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405932455
ISBN
9781405932455

€ 26.99
€ 19.10

Paperback. Features Leonardo da Vinci's character and the nature of his genius. This book explores his sexuality - 'why did da Vinci depict the naked human body the way he did?' and 'What of his tendency to surround himself with handsome young boys that he took on as his pupils? Translator(s): McLintock, David. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: AGB; BGH; DNF; JMAF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 184.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141182377
ISBN
9780141182377

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

Paperback. Recounts the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus up to the death of Nero in AD 68. The author describes the reign of terror under the corrupt Tiberius, the great fire of Rome during the time of Nero, and the wars, poisonings, scandals, conspiracies and murders that were part of imperial life. Translator(s): Grant, Michael. Num Pages: 464 pages, maps, tables, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140440607
ISBN
9780140440607

€ 15.99
€ 12.49

Paperback. Twenty years after the siege of Sarajevo, BBC Samuel Johnson Prize winner Barbara Demick. revisits her compelling account of living in a city under fire. Num Pages: 240 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVWYB; 3JJP; DNF; HBJD; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 199 x 18. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Granta Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847084118
ISBN
9781847084118

€ 13.99
€ 10.63

Paperback. In 1992 the author embarked on a new journey, into a long, tempestuous marriage to Charlie Ross, the love of her life. In this memoir, she charts their twenty years together, from the brutal beauty of the Zambezi to the mountains of Wyoming - the new adventures, the unexplored paths, and the many signals that they missed along the way. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMZ; 1KBBWY; BM; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Vintage Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784700591
ISBN
9781784700591

€ 11.99
€ 10.17

Hardcover. After personal inquiry and study of hearsay and other evidence, Herodotus (born c. 484 BCE) gives us in his famous history of warfare between the Greeks and the Persians a not uncritical estimate of the best that he could find. Translator(s): Godley, A.D. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 417 pages, 2M. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 170 x 110 x 21. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Loeb Classical Library
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1925
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674991347
ISBN
9780674991347

€ 26.99
€ 26.47

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DST; BTP; DNJ; HBTB; JFFN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141985220
ISBN
9780141985220

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Hardcover. Series: O's Little Books/Guides. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: DNJ; DQ; VFJS; VS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
Publisher
Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509832538
ISBN
9781509832538

€ 11.00

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