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Paperback. This book traces the development of English slang from the earliest records to the latest tweet and explores why and how slang is used. Based on inside information from real live slang users as well as the best scholarly sources, this book is guaranteed to teach you some new words that you shouldn't use in polite company. Num Pages: 368 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFFD; DS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 136 x 19. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199679171
ISBN
9780199679171

€ 14.99
€ 12.29

Paperback. A brilliant and eclectic new collection from the Forward Prize-winning poet. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 153. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Pan Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
80
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509809813
ISBN
9781509809813

€ 10.99
€ 10.97

Paperback.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472532480
ISBN
9781472532480

€ 17.51

Paperback. Written by the author of the award-winning "Landing Light", this title conjures a series of fables and charms that serve both to expose us to the unsettling forces within the world and simultaneously offer some protection against them. It also includes an extended elegy for the poet Michael Donaghy. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 134 x 8. Weight in Grams: 106.
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
80
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571251742
ISBN
9780571251742

€ 14.99
€ 11.28

Hardcover. "8vo. This book discusses the processes of spatial planning and the range of subject knowledge which is required to contribute to it. (Blurb). 223p. Strong, clean, tight copy in near fine dw. First edition".
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1974
SKU
KON0595332
ISBN
9780710079916

€ 12.00
€ 4.93

Hardcover. The "Iliad" and the "Odyssey" of Homer (eighth century BCE) are the two oldest European epic poems. The former tells of Achilles s anger over an insult to his honour during the Trojan War, and of its consequences for the Achaeans, the Trojans, and Achilles himself. Translator(s): Murray, A.T. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 660 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; FC. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 168 x 119 x 34. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
660
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1925
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674995802
ISBN
9780674995802

€ 26.18

Paperback. Dickens' natural inclinations toward drama and the macabre made him a brilliant teller of ghost tales, and in the twenty stories presented here, which include his celebrated "A Christmas Carol", the full range of his gothic talents can be seen Series Editor(s): Carabine, Dr. Keith. Series: Wordsworth Classics. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: FKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 125 x 19. Weight in Grams: 220.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
New Ed
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
SKU
KIN0004265
ISBN
9781853267345

€ 4.64

Paperback. This is the first book to take political devolution as an organising context for the presentation and discussion of main currents in contemporary Scottish poetry. Editor(s): Nicholson, Colin; McGuire, Matt. Series: Edinburgh Companions to Scottish Literature. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748636266
ISBN
9780748636266

€ 29.67

Paperback. Num Pages: 386 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 21. Weight in Grams: 596.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415544320
ISBN
9780415544320

€ 43.78

Paperback. 1st US edition. A fine copy. Spine ends and corners a little scuffed/thumbed. Ex-library copy slightly worn with bright text and stamp on the contents page. Cover slightly worn with label on the front and signs of wear. Keywords: English, Poetry
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Wake Forest University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1977
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KHS0076372
ISBN
9780916390068

€ 65.00

Hardcover. 56pp. "Published in Dublin by The Dolmen Press, 1979. 56pp. First Edition. Set in Pilgrim type. In Very Good condition. Paperback with french flaps. Some fading to the spine. Includes Translations and Adaptations, and Original Verse". Keywords: Irish Poetry.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Dolmen Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1979
SKU
KHS0081593
ISBN
9780851053127

€ 28.80

Hardcover. 56pp. Keywords: Irish poetry
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Dolmen Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1979
SKU
KHS1011133
ISBN
9780851053127

€ 22.00

Hardcover. Fine copy. Fine D.J
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1974
SKU
KST0003223
ISBN
9780575018167

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Keywords: Subjects - Fiction - General
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1974
SKU
KEX0190729
ISBN
9780575018167

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Used hardback, in very good condition. With dustjacket. Some shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1974
SKU
KRF0036881
ISBN
9780575018167

€ 17.95

Paperback. An impressionistic study of Bruce Chatwin's life and work by one of his friends. It is not a biography, but a collection of Clapp's own memories of Chatwin and those of his friends and colleagues. Both a solitary and a socialite, he has been described as the person who reinvented travel-writing. Num Pages: 256 pages, 1. BIC Classification: BG; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 175. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
SKU
KRA0010579
ISBN
9780099733713

€ 10.00

Paperback. A good reading copy in good to very good condition.
Condition
Used, Like New
Edition
Export ed
Publisher
Sceptre
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
SKU
KNH0010013
ISBN
9780340896792

€ 4.64

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
€ 10.54

Pocket Book. Series: York Notes Advanced. Num Pages: 120 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 4KLR; DSGS. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 210 x 145 x 8. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Pearson Education Canada
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
9781405801751
ISBN
9781405801751

€ 11.99
€ 9.89

Paperback. A remote townland in County Mayo, Carrigskeewaun has been the author's home-from-home, his soul-landscape. Its lakes and mountains, wild animals and flowers, its moody seas and skies have for decades lit up his poetry. In this book, imaginations of poet and painter intermingle and two exacting wildernesses productively overlap. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130. .
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911214083
ISBN
9781911214083

€ 13.99
€ 10.85

Hardcover. 226pp. Original cloth. Title in gilt on spine. Dust jacket is slightly browned. Small amount of staining to page edges. Keywords: Irish Literature
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Constable
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1976
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KON0828839
ISBN
9780094607606

€ 25.00

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
€ 12.38

Paperback. Represents a view of her work Elizabeth Bishop herself would have recognised and approved. A chronology and a set of maps serve as practical guides to the poet's life and travels. Num Pages: 176 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 13. Weight in Grams: 272. 176 pages, maps. Represents a view of her work Elizabeth Bishop herself would have recognised and approved. A chronology and a set of maps serve as practical guides to the poet's life and travels. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 13. Weight: 272.
Publisher
Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781852247256
ISBN
9781852247256

€ 15.99
€ 12.85

Paperback.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408129265
ISBN
9781408129265

€ 27.77

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