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  1. The Shadow of the Telescope

    The Shadow of the Telescope: A Biography of John Herschel [Paperback]

    Gunther Buttman (Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9780718895273
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    This first full-length biography of Sir John Herschel tells of a remarkable man who contributed to nearly every branch of astronomy, and to half a dozen other sciences as well. The only son of the astronomer Sir William Herschel (founder of stella... .... Learn More
  2. Richard Cumberland and Natural Law

    Richard Cumberland and Natural Law: Secularisation of Thought in Seventeenth-Century England [Paperback]

    Linda Kirk (Author)

    $39.00

    ISBN: 9780227176788
    Published by : James Clarke & Co
    No study in the history of seventeenth century thought is completed without some mention of Richard Cumberland, one of the many writers who aimed to refute Hobbes. Cumberland remains on of the few important writers of his century on whom, until no... .... Learn More
  3. Stamboul Ghosts

    Stamboul Ghosts: A last stroll through bohemian Istanbul [Hardback]

    John Freely (Author); Andrew Finkel (Introduction); Maureen Freely (Other); Ara Güler (Illustrator)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780956594884
    Published by : Cornucopia Books/Caique Publishing
    The Irish-American physicist, academic and traveler John Freely wrote more than sixty lively books on travel, history and science before he died in 2017, aged 90. But It was Istanbul, where he emigrated with his family in 1960 to ... .... Learn More
  4. Raimon Panikkar

    Raimon Panikkar: A Companion to his Life and Thought [Paperback]

    Peter C. Phan (Editor); Young-chan Ro (Editor)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9780227176344
    Published by : James Clarke & Co
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  5. Enlightenment Prelate

    Enlightenment Prelate: Benjamin Hoadly, 1676-1761 [Paperback]

    William Gibson (Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9780227176771
    Published by : James Clarke & Co
    Benjamin Hoadly (1676–1761), Bishop successively of Bangor, Hereford, Salisbury and Winchester, was the most controversial English churchman of the eighteenth century. He has unjustly gained the reputation of a negligent and political bishop, an... .... Learn More
  6. George Cruikshank's Life, Times and Art

    George Cruikshank's Life, Times and Art: Volume II: 1835-1878 [Hardback]

    Robert L. Patten (Author)

    $114.00

    ISBN: 9780718828745
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    In the conclusion to the biography of the caricaturist and illustrator George Cruikshank, Robert Patten narrates the second half of the artist's long career. It is an examination of Cruikshank's cooperations with some of the writers who are known ... .... Learn More
  7. George Cruikshank's Life, Times and Art

    George Cruikshank's Life, Times and Art: Volume I: 1792-1835 [Hardback]

    Robert L. Patten (Author)

    $114.00

    ISBN: 9780718828721
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    The etchings and wood-engravings of George Cruikshank (1792-1878) recorded, commented on and satirised his times to such an extent that they have frequently been used to represent the age. Cruikshank, a popular artist in the propaganda war against... .... Learn More
  8. Richard Aldington

    Richard Aldington: 1930-1962 [Paperback]

    Vivien Whelpton (Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9780718894771
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
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  9. Raimon Panikkar

    Raimon Panikkar: A Companion to his Life and Thought [Hardback]

    Peter C. Phan (Editor); Young-chan Ro (Editor)

    $150.00

    ISBN: 9780227176337
    Published by : James Clarke & Co
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  10. Kempe

    Kempe: The Life, Art and Legacy of Charles Eamer Kempe [Paperback]

    Adrian Barlow(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9780718894634
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    This book provides a full account of the life of Charles Eamer Kempe, based on archives of the Kempe Trust and on the author’s own extensive researches. In particular, the book explores the importance of his family and family... .... Learn More

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