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Paperback. This classic anthology provides readers with important literary works composed during the Middle English period (1100-1500) in England, Scotland, and Ireland. Editor(s): Dunn, Charles W.; Byrnes, Edward T. Num Pages: 584 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ABC; DNF; DQ; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 30. Weight in Grams: 771.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Routledge
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780824052973
ISBN
9780824052973

€ 56.72

Paperback. This translation is for the contemporary reader. Specifically commissioned for stage production, it rings easily on the modern ear and yet remains faithful to Sophocles' original, avoiding the archaisms of other translations. Series: Norton Critical Editions. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 214 x 260 x 26. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1970
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393098747
ISBN
9780393098747

€ 19.34

Paperback. Michael Parkinson on Cricket represents the best and most humorous of the author's journalism on his favourite sport. Num Pages: 336 pages, 20 line illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; WSJC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 48. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340825082
ISBN
9780340825082

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

Hardcover. A collection of essays on feminism, from one of the most important and original public intellectuals writing today Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 142 x 14. Weight in Grams: 216.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Granta
Condition
New
SKU
9781783780792
ISBN
9781783780792

€ 14.99
€ 10.77

Hardcover. A collection of essays that examine the relations between the literary and the mortuary arts. They explore the distance between birth and death, the condition of the human being and the state of ceasing to be in a world that seeks to define human experience in retail, high-tech or pop-psyche terms. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129. Weight in Grams: 254. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0003870
ISBN
9780099273233

€ 17.95

Paperback. Editor(s): Hall, Edith. Translator(s): Kitto, H. D. F. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; 4KL; DNF; DSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 170. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Condition
Used, Like New
Edition
Reissue
SKU
KSS0003827
ISBN
9780199537174

€ 17.95

Paperback. Editor(s): Hall, Edith. Translator(s): Kitto, H. D. F. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; 4KL; DNF; DSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 170. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
Reissue
SKU
KSS0003828
ISBN
9780199537174

€ 17.95

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1983
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521270113
ISBN
9780521270113

€ 38.03

Paperback. Professor Baily seeks to help students understand who Cicero was and the historical context in which he lived. Editor(s): Shackleton Bailey, D. R. Series Editor(s): Easterling, P. E.; Hardie, Philip; Hunter, Richard; Kenney, E. J. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 248 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 125 x 203 x 16. Weight in Grams: 292. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. 248 pages, bibliography, index. Editor(s): Shackleton Bailey, D. R. Professor Baily seeks to help students understand who Cicero was and the historical context in which he lived. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: DNF. Dimension: 125 x 203 x 16. Weight: 292. Series Editor(s) :Easterling, P. E.; Hardie, Philip; Hunter, Richard; Kenney, E. J.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521295246
ISBN
9780521295246

€ 34.29

Paperback. This is the first self-contained edition of Books VI-VIII of the Odyssey, the account of Odysseus' time among the Phaeacians, and a popular introduction to Homer. Editor(s): Garvie, A. F. Series Editor(s): Easterling, P. E.; Hardie, Philip; Hunter, Richard; Kenney, E. J. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 380 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 444.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521338400
ISBN
9780521338400

€ 34.29

Paperback. Simon Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a cache of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers in the archives of a deceased philosopher friend of his. Among them is a chart for Critchley himself, laying out in great detail the course of his life and eventual demise. Num Pages: 72 pages, 8 black & white photographs. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 197 x 9. Weight in Grams: 132. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Fitzcarraldo Editions
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0006122
ISBN
9780992974718

€ 17.95

Paperback. Offers a general introduction to George Eliot's work as an essayist, translator and poet. Divided into four sections, the book includes book reviews, major long essays written for a magazine, shorter pieces containing many of her ideas and some later essays from her last published book. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 364.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9780140431483
ISBN
9780140431483

€ 19.99
€ 15.76

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
324
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521284301
ISBN
9780521284301

€ 36.79

Paperback. From her youth in London high society to a period in the court of Queen Charlotte and her years interned in France with her husband Alexandre d'Arblay during the Napoleonic Wars, she captures the changing times around her. She includes portraits such as the mad' King George, Samuel Johnson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, David Garrick, and more. Editor(s): Sabor, Peter. Num Pages: 624 pages, chronology, further reading, index. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; BG; BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 137 x 30. Weight in Grams: 434.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
624
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140436242
ISBN
9780140436242

€ 21.99
€ 17.45

Paperback. Presents an Icelandic saga which mixes realism with gothic imagination and history with tales of hauntings. This title dramatizes a 13th century view of the past, from the pagan anarchy of the Viking age to the settlement of Iceland, the coming of Christianity and the beginnings of organized society. Translator(s): Palsson, Hermann; Edwards, Paul. Num Pages: 192 pages, maps. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 148.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140445305
ISBN
9780140445305

€ 17.99
€ 14.08

Paperback. Presenting a scathing attack on the French revolution's attitudes to existing institutions, property and religion, this work makes a cogent case for upholding inherited rights and established customs. It argues for piecemeal reform rather than revolutionary change, and deplores the influence the revolution might have in Britain. Editor(s): O'Brien, Conor Cruise. Num Pages: 416 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 3JF; DNF; HBJD; HBLL; HBTV; JPWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 312.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780140432046
ISBN
9780140432046

€ 11.99
€ 10.10

Paperback. Between 58 and 50BC Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by France, Belgium and Switzerland, and twice invaded Britain. This title records of his campaigns. Translator(s): Gardner, Jane; Handford, S.A. Num Pages: 272 pages, maps, glossary, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; JW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 204.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1983
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140444339
ISBN
9780140444339

€ 11.99
€ 10.10

Paperback. Cicero (106-43BC) was the most brilliant orator in Classical history. Even one of the men who authorized his assassination, the Emperor Octavian, admitted to his grandson that Cicero was: 'an eloquent man, my boy, eloquent and a lover of his country'. This selection of speeches illustrates Cicero's fierce loyalty to the Roman Republic. Editor(s): McElduff, Siobhan. Num Pages: 352 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; DB; DNS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140455533
ISBN
9780140455533

€ 12.99
€ 10.70

Paperback. 'Do you know it, do you remember it, the drives, the attitudes, the terrors and, yes, the joys?' The author introduces his collection of hard-hitting dispatches for the New York Herald Tribune when the Second World War was at its height. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; HBG; HBJD; HBJK; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 16. Weight in Grams: 194.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141186320
ISBN
9780141186320

€ 17.99
€ 13.35

Paperback. Two years after "The Collector" had brought him international recognition and a year before he published "The Magus", the author set out his ideas on life in The Aristos. The chief inspiration behind them was the fifth century BC philosopher Heraclitus. In the world he posited of constant and chaotic flux the supreme good was the Aristos. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; FA; HPC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 205 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 152.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099755319
ISBN
9780099755319

€ 13.99
€ 11.56