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  1. CRICKET AND RACE

    CRICKET AND RACE

    JACK WILLIAMS

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    As cricket has often been regarded as a symbol of Englishness, especially amongst those with economic and political influence, the role of race in the sport provides insights into English national ide... Learn More
  2. QUESTIONS OF TASTE

    QUESTIONS OF TASTE
    The Philosophy of Wine

    Edited by BARRY C SMITH

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    In this 'mixed bouquet' of essays, philosophers and wine professionals turn their attention to wine as an object of perception, assessment and appreciation. Contents include: The philosophy of wine (R... Learn More
  3. THE COMPLETE CARTOONS OF THE NEW YORKER

    THE COMPLETE CARTOONS OF THE NEW YORKER

    Edited by ROBERT MANKOFF
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    Organised by decade, this volume showcases the work of the hundreds of talented artists who contributed cartoons over the course of The New Yorker's eighty-odd-year history. Throughout, brief o... Learn More
  4. THE WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD

    THE WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD

    APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD

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    Only the writings of T E Lawrence, Sir Richard Burton and Ernest Shackleton compare with this harrowing memoir. Cherry-Garrard, who accompanied Robert Scott to the Antarctic on the explorer's doomed q... Learn More
  5. LONDON BOOKSELLERS AND AMERICAN CUSTOMERS

    LONDON BOOKSELLERS AND AMERICAN CUSTOMERS
    Transatlantic Literary Community and the Charleston Library Society, 1748-1811

    JAMES RAVEN
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    This history of the Charleston Library Society's book purchasing activities offers both a window into the transatlantic book trade during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and a chronicle of thi... Learn More
  6. CONSUMING PASSIONS

    CONSUMING PASSIONS
    Dining from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

    Edited by MAUREEN CARROLL, D M HADLEY and HUGH WILLMOTT
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    While the book claims to be a study of the dining experience over 2,000 years of history, it is inevitably an eclectic mix of more focused topics. In nine essays, three in each chronological section (... Learn More
  7. THE VALE PRESS

    THE VALE PRESS
    Charles Ricketts, a Publisher in Earnest

    MAUREEN WATRY
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    is the story of typographer, publisher and wood engraver Charles Ricketts (1866-1931) and his famous press. Ricketts was a versatile and innovative practitioner of the printing arts w... Learn More
  8. THE FLYING CARPET

    THE FLYING CARPET
    Adventures in a Biplane from Timbuktu to Everest and Beyond

    RICHARD HALLIBURTON

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    Thirsting for a new adventure and announcing that 'an adventure not in the air is obsolete', Halliburton hired pioneer aviator Moye Stephens in 1931 and fearlessly set out to circle the world in an op... Learn More
  9. KIPLING ABROAD

    KIPLING ABROAD
    Traffics and Discoveries from Burma to Brazil

    RUDYARD KIPLING
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    ANDREW LYCETT

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    Rudyard Kipling is the doyen of travel writers. His genius for evoking the sights, sounds and atmosphere of a place was crystallised in his fiction, in which he introduced Victorian readers to the dra... Learn More
  10. THE MOOR

    THE MOOR
    A Journey into the English Wilderness

    WILLIAM ATKINS

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    In this deeply personal journey across England’s most forbidding and mysterious terrain, Atkins takes the reader from south to north, in search of the heart of this elusive landscape. His account is... Learn More

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