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Hardcover. "I must die as I lived, beyond my means." Arguably the most quoted man in history, and certainly in his day, this enormous miniature collection is filled with Oscar Wildes' most notorious and witty sayings. Organized into five sections, this book is suitable for Wilde lovers and novices alike. Editor(s): Running Press. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: DN; GBCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 108 x 98 x 10. Weight in Grams: 98.
Publisher
Running Press United States
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Min
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762449828
ISBN
9780762449828

€ 6.99
€ 6.95

Hardcover. Provides an edition of Guinness World Records created by a panel of stand-up comedians. This book features contributions from Stephen Fry, Alan Davies, Jo Brand, Bill Bailey and other regular guests on the show. It's packed fun games, puzzles, cartoon strips, mini-encyclopedias, how-to diagrams and masses and masses of QI's weird, and more. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: GBCY; WDKX; WHG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 296 x 203 x 13. Weight in Grams: 628.
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571237791
ISBN
9780571237791

€ 16.99
€ 12.61

Paperback. Suitable for students, scholars, and poets on various aspects of its subject: history, movements, genres, prosody, rhetorical devices, critical terms, and more, this book reflects changes in literary and cultural studies, providing coverage and giving greater attention to the international aspects of poetry. Editor(s): Cushman, Stephen; Cavanagh, Clare; Ramazani, Jahan; Rouzer, Paul F. Num Pages: 1680 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; DSC; DSR; GBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 253 x 178 x 64. Weight in Grams: 2648.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
1680
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Fourth
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691154916
ISBN
9780691154916

€ 58.69

Hardcover. With more than 5,000 entries totalling over a million words, this dictionary of Buddhism in English covers terms from all of the canonical Buddhist languages and traditions: Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. It also includes an appendix of Buddhist lists, a timeline, six maps, and two diagrams. Num Pages: 1304 pages, 2 line illus. 1 table. 6 maps. BIC Classification: GBC; HRE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 259 x 213 x 52. Weight in Grams: 2472.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
1304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691157863
ISBN
9780691157863

€ 62.93

Paperback. In gardening, satisfaction comes from getting the best results every time. This book begins with advice about choosing tools, preparing the ground, composting, weeding and propagation, and then shows how to plant flowers, foliage, fruit and vegetables. It covers topics ranging from planting a simple lawn to creating a kitchen garden. Num Pages: 264 pages, over 950 photographs. BIC Classification: GBC; WMP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 171 x 221 x 17. Weight in Grams: 666.
Publisher
Hermes House
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857239044
ISBN
9780857239044

€ 10.99
€ 9.71

Hardcover. How to play the guitar, with chord charts, exercises and step-by-step techniques for mastering a range of musical styles, including blues, country, jazz, classical, flamenco, funk, disco, rock, lounge and reggae. Num Pages: 512 pages, Over 1500 photographs. BIC Classification: AVRL1; AVS; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 292 x 38. Weight in Grams: 2404.
Publisher
Lorenz Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780754833468
ISBN
9780754833468

€ 25.99
€ 22.56

Paperback. This reference to the world of modern archaeology provides a practical understanding of what archaeology is, how archaeologists work and how they interpret the evidence they find. It focuses on developments such as: CAT scans and DNA analysis; computers and archaeology; and new dating technologies. Num Pages: 192 pages, 200 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: GBC; HDA; HDW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 248 x 190. Weight in Grams: 600. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
SKU
KRA0005329
ISBN
9780500281819

€ 5.07

Paperback. Combines Nayar s The Postcolonial Studies Dictionary and Postcolonial Studies: An Anthology within one student set offering uniquely broad coverage of terms, concepts, and debates within the field. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH5; GBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 275 x 203 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1294.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781119120308
ISBN
9781119120308

€ 67.07

Paperback. A useful aid for all committed and aspiring poets. A good rhyming dictionary is an essential tool for all writers of verse. This volume is compactly arranged to allow writers to find the rhymes they need quickly and easily. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: CFG; DSC; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 212 x 141 x 23. Weight in Grams: 544. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1972
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0002949
ISBN
9780500270301

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; GBGP; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 169 x 238 x 15. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Stenlake Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840337532
ISBN
9781840337532

€ 19.99
€ 19.10

Paperback. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; GBGP; HBTG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 13. Weight in Grams: 724.
Publisher
Steve Savage Publishers Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
608
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904246060
ISBN
9781904246060

€ 37.99
€ 27.36

Hardcover.
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Piatkus Books London
Number of pages
448
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
SKU
KNW0006213
ISBN
9780749924300

€ 5.28

Paperback. Contains information on over 2,300 ancient Western philosophers, from Abammon to Zoticus. Covering the period from the seventh century BC to the seventh century AD, this book summarises the ideas of the major thinkers, and an historical overview of ancient philosophy allows them to be placed in their proper context. Num Pages: 272 pages, maps. BIC Classification: GBC; HPCA. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 23. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715634974
ISBN
9780715634974

€ 29.99
€ 29.31

Paperback. Series: Travelers' Tales Guides. Num Pages: 374 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; WTD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 128 x 20. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Travelers' Tales, Incorporated United States
Number of pages
374
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Third Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781932361575
ISBN
9781932361575

€ 15.99
€ 7.71

Paperback. With usage notes including details of common pitfalls and how to avoid them, the author presents the reader with advice on how to write essays, letters, speeches and CVs. This book is a complete guide to every aspect of the art of writing. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: CBW; GBC; VSL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 153 x 22. Weight in Grams: 262. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0005177
ISBN
9780140514896

€ 17.95

Paperback. Beginning with prehistory and the early civilizations of the Aegean, this title traces the development of European identity in its many guises, through the age of Christendom, the Middle Ages, early Modern history and the old European order. Num Pages: 752 pages, index. BIC Classification: 1D; GBC; HBJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 31. Weight in Grams: 512.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140265613
ISBN
9780140265613

€ 21.99
€ 16.06

Paperback. Presents a history of economic thought since the ancient world. This book discusses from Homer to Marx to John Stuart Mill. It shows how to keep your Keynsians from your post-Keynsians and New Keynsians. Num Pages: 384 pages, diagrams, index. BIC Classification: GBC; JFCX; KCA; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140260427
ISBN
9780140260427

€ 14.99
€ 11.50

Paperback. A dictionary that explores the symbols which abound in literature, religion, national identity and are found at the heart of our dreams and sub-conscious. It includes entries that give its interpretations - sexual and spiritual, official and subversive, cultural and religious - to bring meaning and insight to the symbol. Num Pages: 1184 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: GBC; JHM; VXA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 50. Weight in Grams: 806.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
1184
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140512540
ISBN
9780140512540

€ 23.99
€ 16.82

Paperback. The ultimate sociological resource Written by three eminent professors, this reference has been updated to reflect the shifts of sociological thought in the last five years, making it the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date dictionary of sociology available. 496 pages Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: GB; JF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141013756
ISBN
9780141013756

€ 14.99
€ 11.50

Paperback. A dictionary that reveals the lives and works of a host of individuals, from Biblical saints onwards. It is suitable for study of Biblical or Church history, and includes details of feast days and special patronage to aid personal devotion. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; HRCM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140513127
ISBN
9780140513127

€ 16.99
€ 13.01

Paperback. Suitable for both students and professionals, this title covers related fields such as neuroscience and social psychology. It describes how terms are employed, their wider connotations and past usage. It looks at such key concepts as addiction and instinct. Num Pages: 928 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; JM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 41. Weight in Grams: 632.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
928
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141030241
ISBN
9780141030241

€ 19.99
€ 14.54

Paperback. A collection of over 6000 proverbs (and their origins). Editor(s): Fergusson, Rosalind. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: CBD; GBC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140514780
ISBN
9780140514780

€ 15.99
€ 12.25

Paperback. What do philosophers mean by 'absolute' and 'akrasia'? What are 'Polish notation' and 'prime matter'? What contributions to human thought were made by Plato, Machiavelli, Kant and Derrida? This dictionary answers these and other questions. Editor(s): Mautner, Thomas. Num Pages: 688 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; HP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 30. Weight in Grams: 464.
Publisher
Penguin
Number of pages
688
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141018409
ISBN
9780141018409

€ 14.99
€ 11.50

Paperback. A collection of humorous quotations. It features quotations from Anon to Woody Allen ('Not only is there no God, but try getting a plumber at weekends'), Miss Piggy and Dorothy Parker, to Mae West ('to err is human, but it feels divine'), Morecambe and Wise and PG Wodehouse to Homer Simpson and Seinfeld. Editor(s): Metcalf, Fred. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: GBCQ; WHX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 28. Weight in Grams: 340. Second edition
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Penguin London
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
3rd Edition
SKU
KNW0004622
ISBN
9780141032283

€ 14.99
€ 13.40