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b/w throughout, includes illustrations 992

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280

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464

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Around the World in Eighty Days
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368

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328

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Awakening
240

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Bacchae
128

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112

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Barchester Towers : Penguin English Library
608

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Beast Within
480

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Belly of Paris
320

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400

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, Together with Sellic Spell
197(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 448

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Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein
chiefly col. Illustrations 240

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Best Fairy Stories of the World
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 528

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Best Fairy Tales
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 464

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150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 544

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Collector's Library 480

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Bhagavad Gita
Penguin Classics 288

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Bhagavad Gita
128

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Bleak House
198 x 129mm. , Penguin Classics 1088

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Book of Magic: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment
672

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Book of Tea
128

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Bounty Mutiny
Penguin Classics S. 320

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280(Ht mm) 216(Wdt mm) 272

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240

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Calendar of Wisdom
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 384

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352

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Captain's Daughter
192

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Charles Dickens: Five Novels
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Charles Dickens: Four Novels
black & white illustrations 899

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 152

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Christmas Carol

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Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings
illustrations 336

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Christmas Carol Popular Penguins
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Classic Works of Charles Dickens
816

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864

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736

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Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction
24 halftones, 1 map 166

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100 illustrations 360

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Clisson & Eugenie
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Clockwork Man
144

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Cloud of Unknowing and Other Works
notes, further reading 208

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Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield
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Collins Complete Works of Shakespeare
Collins S. 1488 pages.

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Comic Sagas and Tales from Iceland
368

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Common Sense and Selected Works of Thomas Paine
462

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Complete Fables
Penguin Classics S. 288

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Confessions English Opium Eater Popular Penguins
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Oxford World's Classics 416

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Cossacks and Hadji Murat
416

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Count Belisarius
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Count of Monte Cristo
Penguin Classics S. 1312

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chronology, notes 720

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Cycling
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Daisy Miller And Other Tales
432

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208

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David Copperfield
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 1264

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Vintage Classic 528

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528

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Devil's Dictionary, Tales, and Memoirs
864

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Divine Comedy
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 560

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Doctor Faustus and Other Plays
Oxford World's Classics 544

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Doctor Thorne
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 744

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Don Quixote
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Don Quixote
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 992

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Don Quixote of La Mancha
illustrations 922

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Dracula
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 528

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Dracula
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Dracula
black & white illustrations 492

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Dracula : Penguin English Library
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Dracula's Guest
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 480

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Dream Woman
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 144

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Early Christian Writings
map, bibliography 208

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Ecclesiastical History of the English People
1 map 496

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Edward FitzGerald's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Egyptian Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends

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Eight Cousins
black & white illustrations 308

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Elder Edda : A Book of Viking Lore
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Elegant Economist Great Food
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Emma
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198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 416

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English Fairy Tales
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 320

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Essays
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Essays and Aphorisms Penguin Pocket Classic
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Essential Gibran
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Essential Writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Eugene Onegin
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Eustace Diamonds
672

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Expedition of Cyrus
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Fairy Tales and Stories of Hans Christian Andersen
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Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
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Fall of the House of Usher and Other Stories
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Fall of the Roman Republic
Penguin Classics 464

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Far From the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Fathers and Sons
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Faust
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Framley Parsonage : Penguin English Library
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Frankenstein
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 224

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Frankenstein Popular Penguins
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Gambler
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 224

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Gentlewoman's Book Of Sports
178(Ht mm) 111(Wdt mm) 128

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George Silverman's Explanation
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 144

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Ghost Stories
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Ghost Stories
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 384

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Go-Between
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Good Soldier
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 192

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Great Expectations
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 320

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Great Expectations
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Great Expectations
illustrations 544

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Great Ideas Days of Reading
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Great Short Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky
768

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Great Short Works of Herman Melville
197 x 133mm. , Perennial Classics, Paperback , 197 x 133mm. 510

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Greek and Roman Myths
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Grimms' Fairy Tales
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 392

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Gulliver's Travels
illustrations 336

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Gulliver's Travels : Penguin English Library
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Hadji Murat
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 192

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Hard Times
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 416

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368

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Heart of Darkness
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 192

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Histories
maps 368

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History of TOM JONES, the
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198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 208

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304

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How to be a Medieval Woman
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Hunchback of Notre-Dame
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 664

Rejected by fifteenth-century Parisian society, the hideously deformed bell-ringer Quasimodo believes he is safe under the watchful eye of his master, the Archdeacon Claude Frollo. But after Quasimodo saves the beautifu

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I Ching: The Essential Translation of the Ancient Chinese Oracle and Book of Wisdom (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
928

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Minford, John
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I to Myself
12 black-&-white illustrations 528

It was his friend Ralph Waldo Emerson, another inveterate journal keeper, who urged Thoreau to keep a record of his thoughts and observations. Begun in 1837, "Thoreau's Journal" spans a period of twenty-five ye

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Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness : Arab Travellers in the Far North
304

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Idiot
Penguin Classics S. 732 pages.

In this literary classic, saintly Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from a Swiss sanitorium and finds himself a stranger in a society obsessed with wealth, power and sexual conquest. He soon becomes entangled in a l

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Idiot
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 704

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Dostoevsky, Fyodor
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Idylls
1 map; 1 line drawing 144

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Iliad
map 704

One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's "Iliad" tells the story of the darkest episode in the Trojan War. At its centre is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, and his refusal to fight after bein

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Iliad
576

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Iliad & the Odyssey
752

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Iliad Deluxe Classic
Penguin Classics S. 704 pages.

This poem recounts the story of the Trojan wars, conveying the horror and heroism of men and gods battling amidst devastation and destruction. In his introduction, Knox observes that although the violence is relent

Homer Fagles
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Inferno
400

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Innocents Abroad
198 x 128mm. , Penguin Classics 560

Twain, Mark
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Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla
512

Tesla, Nikola, Martin, Thomas Commerford
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Irish Ghost Stories
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 584

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Jane Eyre
496

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Jane Eyre
576

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Bronte Charlotte
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Jane Eyre : Penguin English Library
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Jude the Obscure : Penguin English Library
512

With its frank and fearless depiction of sexual relationships, Hardy's last novel provoked outrage and was even burned in public when it was published in 1895.

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Hardy Thomas
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Jules Verne: Seven Novels
b/w throughout, includes illustrations 1208

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Jungle Book
illustrations 256

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Jungle Book
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 216

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Jungle Book Popular Penguins
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Mowgli, the man-cub who is brought up by wolves in the jungles of Central India, is one of the greatest literary myths ever created. As he embarks on a series of thrilling escapades, Mowgli encounters such unforgettable creatures

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Jungle Books
448

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Just So Stories
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 176

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Kipling, Rudyard
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Kim
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 408

In a vividly drawn India of the late 19th century, orphan Kimball O'Hara is on the cusp of manhood. Living as a beggar, it isn't until Kim befriends an aged Tibetan Lama that his life transforms: the old man is on a que

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Kim: Penguin English Library
336

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King Solomon's Mines
352

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Kiss and Other Stories
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 256

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Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 192

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Ladies' Delight - Au Bonheur des Dames
chronology, notes, bibliography 464

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Ladies' Paradise
1 map 480

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Lady Audley's Secret
512

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Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon
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Lair of the White Worm/ The Lady of the Shroud
448

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Last Day of a Condemned Man
150

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Lay Of Aotrou And Itroun
5 b/w illus, 1 col plates

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Le Morte d'Arthur
235(Ht mm) 159(Wdt mm) 768

Central figures in the Matter of Britain, King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table still inspire many books and films today. Drawing on the legends of Camelot from French and English sources, Sir Thomas Malory co

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Les Misaerables
1472

'Les Miserables' is widely considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. It is the ultimate tale of redemption. Former prisoner Jean Valjean struggles to live virtuously after an unexpected act of forgiveness by a kindly bishop

Hugo, Victor, Hapgood, Isabel F
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Les Misérables
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 472

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Hugo, Victor
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Les Miserables
235(Ht mm) 159(Wdt mm) 1264

"So long as ignorance and poverty exist on earth, books of the nature of Les Miserables cannot fail to be of use," says Victor Hugo in the preface of his famous novel. Certainly, Les Miserables is French history recou

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Letters of Abelard and Heloise
Penguin Classics S. 384 pages.

The story of Heloise and Abelard remains one of the world's most celebrated and tragic love affairs. Through their letters, we follow their romance, from its reckless and ecstatic beginnings, through the suffering,

Abelard, Peter, Heloise, Abbess of the Paraclete
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Life In A Bustle
178(Ht mm) 111(Wdt mm) 96

"Every age has its own special difficulties and dangers. The disease which specially threatens this generation is restlessness, distraction, dissipation of intellectual and moral power. Its consequence is exhaustion and

Library, London
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Life on the Mississippi
illustrations, bibliography 448

This is Mark Twain's description of life on the Mississippi River, with observations and anecdotes about the culture and society along the river valley. It includes character sketches, historical facts, informatio

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Little Dorrit : Penguin English Library
1008

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Little Women
528

An all-American tale of virtue and true love, Little Women is the nineteenth-century coming-of-age story of Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. A true classic, following the lives of these four spirited sisters, readers can explore Alcott's family

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Little Women and Good Wives
656

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Longest Journey

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Lord Jim
1 map 400

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Lord Jim
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Lost Estate
256

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Alain-Fournier, Henri
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Love in the Time of Cholera Popular Penguins
poppenguin 432

Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera is a brilliantly crafted, beautifully written story of love and the love-sick. Spurned as a young man, Florentino Ariza has a half century of waiting to fill before a chance to

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Lure Of The North
178(Ht mm) 111(Wdt mm) 96

"If you give anything to a Norwegian (old meat tins are always thankfully received), he will give your hand a silent grip more expressive than many words" The Lure of the North is part of 'Found on the Shelves', publis

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Machine Gunners
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 216

Chas McGill has the second-best collection of war souvenirs in Garmouth but wants it to be the best. When he stumbles across the wreckage of a downed German bomber, he finds the ultimate trophy - a working machine gun.

Westall, Robert
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Madame Bovary
384

Emma Bovary is an avid reader of sentimental novels; brought up on a Normandy farm and convent-educated, she longs for the passion of romance. At first, Emma pins her hopes on marriage, but life with her well-meaning husband in the provinces

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Madame Bovary
384

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Madame Bovary
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 432

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Flaubert, Gustave, Harness, Peter
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Mahabharata
Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 900

"The Mahabharata" is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It is of immense importance to the culture of the Indian subcontinent, and is a major text of Hinduism. Its discussion of human goals (artha

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Makers of Rome
maps 368

These nine biographies illuminate the careers, personalities and military campaigns of some of Rome's greatest statesmen, whose lives span the earliest days of the Republic to the establishment of the Empire. Selected from Plutarch's "R

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Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 256

One of Twain's most celebrated novellas, 'The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg' is a satirical retelling of the Garden of Eden story in the Bible, in which the author, mocking the supposed honesty and incorruptibility of

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Man Who Was Thursday
224

Can you trust yourself when you don't know who you are? In a park in London, secret policeman Gabriel Syme strikes up a conversation with an anarchist. Sworn to do his duty, Syme uses his new acquaintance to go undercover in Europe's Central

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Mansfield Park
448

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Mansfield Park
Penguin Classics 560 pages.

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Mansfield Park
576

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY AMANDA VICKERY The Vintage Classics Austen series is designed by the writer and illustrator Leanne Shapton and introduced by some of our finest contemporary writers and Austen fans: Alexander McCall Smith, Lynne Tr

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Marriage of Heaven and Hell
approx 30 full colour images plus 8pp foldout section 136

No work has challenged its readers like Blake's "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell". His "Proverbs of Hell" have been culled for the slogans of student protest and become axioms of modern t

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Masters of Wisdom : Thoreau
240

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Memoirs of an Anti-semite
Paperback , 203 x 130mm. 320

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Rezzori, Gregor Von
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Metamorphoses
map 768

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Middle Parts of Fortune
320

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Middlemarch
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Eliot George
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Middlemarch Penguin English Library
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Moby Dick; or, the Whale
100 black-and-white illustrations 600

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Moby-Dick
720

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Melville Herman
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Moby-Dick
656

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Moby-Dick : Penguin English Library
Illustrations 720

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Moll Flanders
Classics S. 480 pages.

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Monkey: Folk Novel of China
320

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Moonstone
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 512

When Rachel Verinder's legacy of a priceless Indian diamond is stolen, all the evidence indicates that it is her beloved, Franklin Blake, who is guilty. Around this central axis of crime and thwarted love, Collins cons

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Mythology
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Hamilton, Edith
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Myths from Mesopotamia
1 frontispiece, 1 map, 368

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Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches
maps 176

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North and South : Penguin English Library
560

'How am I to dress up in my finery, and go off and away to smart parties, after the sorrow I have seen today?' Elizabeth Gaskell's compassionate, richly dramatic novel features one of the most original and fully-rounded female characters in

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Northanger Abbey
320

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Northanger Abbey
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 304

Broadly comedic and brilliantly postmodern in its lampooning of a genre, the Jane Austen classic Northanger Abbey tells the story of Catherine Morland, a naive young woman whose perceptions of the world around her are g

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Northanger Abbey Annotated Edition
Illustrationsstrations (colour), maps (colour) 352

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Notes from Underground Popular Penguins
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O Pioneers!
208

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Oblomov
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 540

New, award-winning translation of Goncharov's popular masterpiece. First published in 1859, Oblomov is an indisputable classic of Russian literature, comparable in its stature to such masterpieces as Gogol's Dead Souls

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Odyssey
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 408

Homer's great epic, The Odyssey, is perhaps Western literature's first adventure story, and certainly remains one of its finest. It describes King Odysseus of Ithaca's epic, ten-year quest to return home after the Troja

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Odyssey
illustrations 384

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Odyssey Deluxe Classic
Penguin Classics S. 560 pages.

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Oedipus the King
128

In this highly-acclaimed translation of the most famous of all Greek tragedies, Stephen Berg - a well-known poet - and Diskin Clay - a distinguished classicist - combine their talents to produce a powerful version of Sophocles' timeless work

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Oliver Twist
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 600

Oliver Twist is one of Charles Dickens's most popular novels, with many famous film, television and musical adaptations. It tells the story of the orphaned Oliver who is brought up in a harsh workhouse, then initiated i

Dickens, Charles
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Oliver Twist
illustrations 608

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Oliver Twist
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 448

' 'It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper,' said Mr. Bumble. 'So cry away.' ' Charles Dicken's second novel is the tale of a young orphan who faces the gruelling con

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Oliver Twist : Penguin English Library
Illustrations 560

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On Architecture
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Scarlet Letter
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Secret History
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Tenant of Wildfell Hall : Penguin English Library
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'She looked so like herself that I knew not how to bear it'. In this sensational, hard-hitting and passionate tale of marital cruelty, "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" sees a mysterious tenant, Helen Graham, unmasked not as a 'wicked woman' as

Bronte, Anne
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Tender is the Night
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 424

Set in the South of France in the decade after the First World War, Tender is the Night explores the new world of moneyed leisure found by the first generation of idle-rich Americans to take refuge in the French Riviera

Fitzgerald, F. Scott
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Tess of the d?Urbervilles
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 520

After an accident, Tess Durbeyfield, the daughter of impoverished peasants, decides to call on the aristocratic d'Urbervilles, as she believes that she is also descended from their ancient Norman lineage and that they

Hardy, Thomas
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The Mabinogion
Classics S. 320

Eleven stories of ancient Welsh origin combine myth, history, and folk legend in their accounts of heroes, quests, battles, and the triumphs of Arthur's knights.


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The Travels of Ibn Battutah
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 472

Ibn Battutah - ethnographer, biographer, anecdotal historian and occasional botanist - was just twenty-one when he set out in 1325 from his native Tangier on a pilgrimage to Mecca. He did not return to Morocco for anoth

Battutah, Ibn
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Theogony and Works and Days
112

Hesiod, who lived in Boetia in the late eighth century BC, is one of the oldest known, and possibly the oldest of Greek poets. His Theogony contains a systematic genealogy of the gods from the beginning of the world and an account of the st

Hesiod, West, M. L.
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Thirty-Nine Steps Popular Penguins
poppenguin 144

Richard Hannay has just returned to England after years in South Africa and is thoroughly bored with his life in London. But then a murder is committed in his flat, just days after a chance encounter with an American who had told

Buchan John
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Thomas Hardy
illustrations 272

Thomas Hardy was one of the greatest Victorian novelists and twentieth-century poets, exploring themes of the human experience and challenging sexual and religious conventions in a way that few other books of his time did. C

Herr, Joelle
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Thomas Paine
368

Acclaimed historian of revolution introduces the manifesto that inspired the American Revolution, on the 200th anniversary of its author's death. Published to commemorate the bicentennial of Thomas Paine's death, these texts have remained tw

Paine, Thomas & Linebaugh, Peter
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Three Kingdoms v1
384

'Three Kingdoms' tells the story of the fateful last reign of the Han dynasty when the Chinese empire was divided into three warring kingdoms.

Guanzhung, Luo
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Three Men in a Boat Popular Penguins
poppenguin 216

Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a 'T'. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ro

Jerome Jerome K
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Three Musketeers
Vintage Classic 640

"Pure swashbuckling pleasure". ("Daily Telegraph"). The young D'Artagnan travels to Paris determined to join King Louis XIII's elite guards. Hot-headed and raring to prove himself, D'Artagnan challenges three strangers to a d

Dumas, Alexandre
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Three Musketeers
Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition 704 pages.

One of the most enduring works of literature is now available in a major new translation from the award-winning, bestselling co-translator of "Anna Karenina." Tom Gauld provides a spectacular, specially

Dumas, Alexandre
$23.00

Three Tales
144

Three Tales offers an excellent introduction to the work of one of the world's greatest novelists. A Simple Heart is set in the Normandy of Flaubert's childhood, while Saint Julian and Herodias draw on medieval myth and the biblical story of

Flaubert, Gustave, Krailsheimer, A. J.
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Three Tales From Arabian Nights Popular Penguins
poppenguin 128

In these three tales from the first major translation into English of The Arabian Nights in more than 100 years, the endless inventiveness of the vizier's daughter Shahrzade is revealed, as she spins stories of greed, lust, riches

Lyons Malcolm
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To the Lighthouse
Collector's Library, No 40 248 pages.

'To the Lighthouse' is Virginia Woolf's fifth novel, and was the first book to win her a large public. The story of an English middle class family in the years leading up to the First World War, it has remai

Woolf, Virginia
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Tom Brown's Schooldays
178 x 110mm. , Wordsworth's Children's Classics 352

Hughes, Thomas
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Travels
480

This is a sparkling new translation of one of the greatest travel books ever written: Marco Polo's seminal account of his journeys in the east. Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to C

Marco Polo, Cliff, Nigel
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Travels
Classics S. 384

Marco Polo (1254-1324) spent the best part of 20 years globe-trotting from the Polar Sea to Java, from Zanzibar to Japan and probably travelled more extensively than anyone before him. His travels began in 1271 when he accompanie

Polo, Marco
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Travels of Marco Polo
full colour throughout, includes photographs, includes illustrations 400

The newest volume in Sterling Signature's successful "Illustrated Edition" series takes readers on a fascinating journey into a world once unknown. Marco Polo almost single

Polo, Marco, Rossabi, Morris
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Treasure Island
204(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 240

Part of "Penguin's" beautiful hardback "Clothbound Classics" series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth wi

Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Twelve Caesars: Penguin Pocket Classics
432

'Twenty-three dagger thrusts went home as he stood there. Caesar did not utter a sound...' This vivid, racy account of the men who wielded absolute power over ancient Rome - including maniacs, tyrants, warriors, sadists and murderers - is t

Suetonius, Graves, Robert
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Twelve Years a Slave
288

Born a free man in New York State in 1808, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841. He spent the next twelve years as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation. During this time he was frequently abused and often afraid for

Northup, Solomon
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Twelve Years a Slave
300

Solomon Northup was an entrepreneur and dedicated family man, father to three young children, Elizabeth, Margaret, and Alonzo. What little free time he had after long days of manual and farm labor, he spent reading books and playing the viol

Northup, Solomon, Perkins-Valdez, Dr. Dolen
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
illustrations 512

Science and adventure are electrifying accomplices in Jules Verne's classic "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea". This epic and enduring tale anticipates not just wonders such as electric light and submarine navigation, but

Verne, Jules, Davies, David Stuart
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Twenty Years After
704

This title includes an introduction by A. M. de Medeiros, University of Kent at Canterbury. A year after the publication of "The Three Musketeers", Alexandre Dumas produced a sequel worthy in every respect of the original. In "Twenty Years A

Dumas, Alexandre
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Twenty Years After
1 map 880

Twenty Years After (1845), the sequel to The Three Musketeers, is a supreme creation of suspense and heroic adventure. Two decades have passed since the musketeers triumphed over Cardinal Richelieu and Milady. Time has weakened their

Dumas, Alexandre, Coward, David
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Uncle Tom's Cabin
512

"One of the greatest productions of the human mind". (Leo Tolstoy). When a Kentucky farmer faces financial ruin, he reluctantly sells his slaves, and Uncle Tom finds himself the property of a cruel plantation owner, fighting for his freedom

Stowe, Harriet Beecher
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Uncommercial Traveller
8 black and white 440

At the height of his career, around the time he was working on Great Expectations and Our Mutual Friend, Charles Dickens wrote a series of sketches, mostly set in London, which he collected as The Uncommercial Traveller. In

Dickens, Charles, Tyler, Daniel
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Under the Greenwood Tree: Penguin English Library
288

A story of love and passion tinged with melancholy for a disappearing rural world, Under the Greenwood Tree evokes life in the village of Mellstock. When two newcomers arrive in the village they both create a furore - the Reverend

Hardy Thomas
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Utopia
272

Five hundred year anniversary edition of More's Utopia, with Ursula K. Le Guin Five hundred years since its first publication, Thomas More's astonishingly radical Utopia continues to shape utopian fiction today. More imagines a perfect islan

More, Thomas and Mieville, China and Le Guin, Ursula K(With)
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Utopia
208

'Even if you can't eradicate harmful ideas or remedy established evils, that's no reason to turn your back on the body politic'

In Utopia, Thomas More gives us a traveller's account of a newly-discovered island where the inhabi

More Thomas
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Vanity Fair : Penguin English Library
928

'Vanitas Vanitatum! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied?' No one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth and worldly success than the alluring and ruthless Becky Sharp, who defies

Thackeray, William Makepeace
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Vanity Fair: Design by Coralie Bickford-Smith
912

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback "Clothbound Classics" series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the

Thackeray William
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Victory
1 map 400

Victory, don't forget, has come out of my innermost self. Victory was the last of Conrad's novels to be set in the Malay Archipelago. Sub-titled 'An Island Tale', it tells the story of Axel Heyst who, damaged by his dead father's nihi

Conrad, Joseph, Kalnins, Mara
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Villette: Design by Coralie Bickford-Smith
672

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the de

Bronte, Charlotte, Cooper, Helen
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Vinland Sagas
Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 256

"The Saga of the Greenlanders" and "Eirik the Red's Saga" contain the first ever descriptions of North America, a bountiful land of grapes and vines, discovered by Vikings five centuries before Christopher Columbus.

Eiricksson Leifur
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Virgil's Aeneid
black & white illustrations 162

Originally published in 1911 and part of the English Literature for Schools series, this book contains three books from the 1697 edition of John Dryden's translation of Virgil's Aeneid. Hamilton Thompson supplies

Dryden, John, Hamilton Thompson, A.
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Walden
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 360

Henry David Thoreau is considered one of the leading figures in early American literature, and Walden is without doubt his most influential book. It recounts the author's experiences living in a small house in the woods

Thoreau, Henry David
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Walden
336

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Inspiring, brilliantly wri

Thoreau, Henry
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Walden and Civil Disobedience
266

The oft-quoted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau is best known for two works: "Walden" and "Civil Disobedience." First published in 1854, "Walden" documents the time Thoreau spent living with nature in a hand-built cabin in the woods nea

Thoreau, Henry David
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War & Peace
Penguin Classics 1440 pages.

In 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon's army marches on Russia. This work entwines themes of conflict and love, birth and death, free will and fat

Tolstoy, Leo
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War And Peace
"War and Peace" is one of the richest novels ever written. Tolstoy's enthralling epic combines history and fiction in his depiction of Russia's lengthy war with the French armies of Napoleon and its effects on the domestic lives of those caught up in
Tolstoy, Leo
$55.00

War and Peace
Vintage Classic 1296

War and Peace is one of the richest novels ever written. Tolstoy's enthralling epic combines history and fiction in his depiction of Russia's lengthy war with the French armies of Napoleon and its effects on the domestic liv

Tolstoy, Leo
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War of the Worlds : Penguin English Library
208

'Death!' I shouted. 'Death is coming! Death!' In this pioneering, shocking and nightmarish tale, naive suburban Londoners investigate a strange cylinder from space, but are instantly incinerated by an all-destroying heat-ray. Soon, gigantic

Wells, H. G.
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Warden : Penguin English Library
256

'It was so hard that the pleasant waters of his little stream should be disturbed and muddied ...that his quiet paths should be made a battlefield: that the unobtrusive corner of the world which been allotted to him ...made miserable and uns

Trollope, Anthony
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Water-Babies
150(Ht mm) 93(Wdt mm) 296

After being chased from the home of an upper-class young girl called Ellie, chimney-sweep Tom falls asleep and tumbles into a river. There he is transformed into a 'water-baby' and his adventures truly begin. Beneath th

Kingsley, Charles
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Waverley
688

King George is on the throne, but there are those in Scotland who swear loyalty to the Stuart heir, Bonnie Prince Charlie, and are prepared to stake his claim in conflict and bloodshed. Young Edward Waverley is caught in the middle: son of a

Scott, Walter
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Waverley (Vintage Past)
688

The first historical novel - this tale of romance and adventure during the 1745 Jacobite rebellion will stir the blood and warm the heart. King George is on the throne, but there are those in Scotland who swear loyalty to the Stuart heir, Bo

Scott, Sir Walter
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Wealth of Nations IV-V
672

Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" was the first comprehensive treatment of political economy. Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, the book's publication in 1776 co-incided with America's Declaration of Independence. These

Smith, Adam, Skinner, Andrew, Skinner, Andrew, Skinner, Andrew
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What Men Live by and Other Tales
black & white illustrations 88

Included in this volume are "What Men Live By," "Three Questions," "The Coffee-House of Surat," and "How Much Land Does a Man Need?"

Tolstoy, Count Leo Nikolayevich
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Why the Bear Has No Tail
illustrations 88

Towards the end of the 19th century, the English art journalist Netta Peacock travelled to Russia where she met Elena Polenova, the artist and younger sister of the famous artist Vasily Polenov. As one of her artistic projects,

Polenova, Elena, Peacock, Netta
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Wind in the Willows Penguin Threads (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
176

The coveted and award-winning Penguin Threads series continues with three more enchanting, beautifully sewn covers by a talented visual artist

With paper and pen or needle and thread, storytelling has many traditions. Penguin's award-wi

Grahame, Kenneth, Sumpter, Rachell, Maguire, Gregory, Avery, MS Gillian
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Wives and Daughters
Penguin Classics S. 720

Set in a provincial town in the early 19th century, 'Wives and Daughters', Elizabeth Gaskell's last novel, is a subtle representation of historical change explored in human terms.

Gaskell, Elizabeth, Morris, Pam
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Wizard of Oz
illustrations 176

This is the story of Dorothy and her little dog Toto, who are carried away from Kansas by a cyclone and transported to the wonderful world of Oz. She meets three companions - the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Li

Baum, L. Frank, Denslow, W. W., Frith, Barbara, Halley, Ned
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Wizard of Oz : Penguin Threads (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
illustrations 432

The coveted and award-winning Penguin Threads series continues with three more enchanting, beautifully sewn covers by a talented visual artist

With paper and pen or needle and thread, storytelling has many traditions. Peng

Baum, L Frank, Sumpter, Rachell
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Woman in White
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 640

In love with the beautiful heiress Laura Fairlie, the impoverished art teacher Walter Hartright finds his romantic desires thwarted by her previous engagement to Sir Percival Glyde. But all is not as it seems with Sir

Collins, Wilkie
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Woman in White
203(Ht mm) 136(Wdt mm) 720

Part of "Penguin's" beautiful hardback "Clothbound Classics" series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth wi

Collins, Wilkie, Sweet, Matthew
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Woman in White: Penguin English Library
720

The first and greatest of the bestselling Victorian thrillers known as 'sensation novels', The Woman in White opens with a chilling encounter between drawing teacher Walter Hartright and a ghostly female figure on a moonlit road. F

Collins Wilkie
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Women in Love
Paperback 608 pages.

Continuing where "The Rainbow" left off, this novel looks at the third generation of the Brangwens: Ursula, now a teacher, and her sister Gudrun, who has returned from an art school. It focuses on their relationships, Ursula

Lawrence, D.H., Vasey, Lindeth, Farmer, David
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Wonderful Wizard of Oz
black & white illustrations 200

We all know the movie and storyline well. But have you ever read the original novel? Influenced by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, L. Frank Baum created this classic story and fantasy using the dre

Baum, L Frank
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World Treasury of Fairy Tales & Folklore
300 color photos 400

Relive the magic of classic fairy tales in this beautiful leather bound edition. For centuries fantastical stories of witches, giants, princesses, talking animals, and magical kingdoms have been passed from generation to gen

Bianchi, Fausto, Gray, William
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Wuthering Heights
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 352

'A masterpiece... I still get shivers down my spine whenever I read the words of Cathy: 'I am Heathcliff!'' Bonnie Greer The tale of Heathcliff and Cathy's ungovernable love and suffering, and the havoc that their pass

Bronte, Emily
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Wuthering Heights Popular Penguins
poppenguin 400

In a house haunted by memories, the past is everywhere . . . As darkness falls, a man caught in a snowstorm is forced to shelter at the strange, grim house Wuthering Heights. It is a place he will never forget. There he will come

Brontee Emily
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Wuthering Heights: Penguin English Library
336

Wuthering Heights has achieved an almost mythical status as a love story, yet it is also a unique masterpiece of the imagination: an unsettling, transgressive novel about obsession, violence and death.

It begins as

Bronte Emily
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Yellow Wall-Paper
64

'The color is hideous enough, and unreliable enough, and infuriating enough, but the pattern is torturing.' Written with barely controlled fury after she was confined to her room for 'nerves' and forbidden to write, Gilman's pioneering femini

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins
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