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Nairn's London

9780141396156
Nairn I
Presents a subjective meditation on a city and its buildings including railway stations, synagogues, abandoned gasworks, dock cranes, suburban gardens, East End markets, Hawksmoor churches, a Gothic cinema and twenty-seven different pubs.
$20.37
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On Architecture

9780141441689
Vitruvius (Schofield R, translator)
In "De architectura" (c.40 BC), Vitruvius discusses in ten encyclopedic chapters aspects of Roman architecture, engineering and city planning. Vitruvius also included a section on human proportions. Because it is the only antique treatise on architecture to have survived, "De architectura" has been an invaluable source of information for scholars.
$24.08
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Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

9780141442242
Perec, Georges
Presents a selection of Georges Perec's non-fictional work.
$20.37
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The Prince

9780141442259
Machiavelli, Niccolo
How can a leader be strong and decisive, yet still inspire loyalty in his followers? When is it necessary to break the rules? Is it better to be feared than loved? In this book, the author answers all these questions in a work of realpolitik that still has shrewd political lessons.
$14.81
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Landscapes of Communism: A History Through Buildings

9780141975894
Hatherley, Owen
Reveals the history of twentieth-century communist Europe told through its buildings. This is a book about power, and what power does in cities. It is a journey of discovery, plunging us into the maelstrom of socialist architecture.
$27.79
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The Great Gatsby

9780141182636
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Young, handsome and fabulously rich, Jay Gatsby is the bright star of the Jazz Age, but as writer Nick Carraway is drawn into the decadent orbit of his Long Island mansion, where the party never seems to end, he finds himself faced by the mystery of Gatsby's origins and desires.
$12.96
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Ulysses

9780141182803
Joyce, James
Capturing a single day in the life of Dubliner Leopold Bloom, his friends Buck Mulligan and Stephen Dedalus, his wife Molly, and a cast of supporting characters, the author pushes Celtic lyricism and vulgarity to splendid extremes.
$18.52
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

9780141188362
Bassani, Giorgio
A novel that aims to capture the mood and atmosphere of Italy (and in particular Ferrara) in the last summers of the thirties, focusing on an aristocratic Jewish family moving towards its doom.
$18.52
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