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The Penguin CLASSICS Series


Penguin Classics L1-L99 (page 1)
Penguin Classics L100-L199 (page 2)
Penguin Classics L200-L250 (page 3)


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Number: L200
Series No.: L200
ISBN: 0140442200 6
Title: CHRONICLES
Author: Jean Froissart
Translated: selected and edited from Old French by Geoffrey Brereton
Cover illustration: from Chronicles of Froissart
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: April 1968
Pages: 496pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
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Number: L201
Series No.: L201
ISBN: 0140442201 4
Title: THE SOCIAL CONTRACT
Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Translated: from French with an introduction by Maurice Cranston
Cover illustration: shows an allegorical painting in honour of Rousseau by N. H. Jeaurat de Bertry
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: March 1968
Pages: 192pp.
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Number: L202
Series No.: L202
ISBN: 0140442202 2
Title: THE DISCOVERY AND CONQUEST OF PERU
Author: Augustin de Zárate
Translated: from Spanish and with an introduction by J. M. Cohen
Cover illustration: shows a detail from a sixteenth century map in the Bibliothéque du Ministère des Armées
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: February 1968
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 6/-
Number: L203
Series No.: L203
ISBN: 0140442203 0
Title: ANTHOLOGY OF CHINESE LITERATURE
Translated: from Chinese by Cyril Birch
Edited and compiled: by Donald Keene
Cover illustration: shows Emperor Wu Ti of the Han Dynasty visiting a man of letters to seek his opinion
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: October 1967
Pages: 496pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 10/6d.
Number: L204
Series No.: L204
ISBN: 0140442204 9
Title: FOUR COMEDIES: 'THE VENETIAN TWINS'; 'THE ARTFUL WIDOW'; 'MIRANDOLINA'; 'THE SUPERIOR RESIDENCE'
Author: Carlo Goldoni
Translated: from Italian with an introduction by Frederick Davies
Cover illustration: shows a detail from 'Cavadenti' by Pietro Longhi
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: June 1968
Pages: 336pp.
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Number: L205
Series No.: L205
ISBN: 0140442205 7
Title: COUSIN PONS: PART TWO OF 'POOR RELATIONS'
Author: Honoré de Balzac
Translated: from French with an introduction by Herbert J. Hunt
Cover illustration: shows 'The Print Collector' by Daumier
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: August 1968
Pages: 336pp.
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Number: L206
Series No.: L206
ISBN: 0140442206 5
Title: DISCOURSE ON METHOD AND THE MEDIATIONS
Author: René Descartes
Translated: from French with an introduction by F. E. Sutcliffe
Cover illustration: shows portrait of Descartes by Frans Hals
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: July 1968
Pages: 188pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
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Number: L207
Series No.: L207
ISBN: 0140442207 3
Title: TWILIGHT OF THE IDOLS and THE ANTI-CHRIST or How to Philosophize with a Hammer
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Translated: from German with an introduction and commentary by Reginald John Hollingdale
Cover illustration: shows 'The Isle of the Dead' by Arnold Böcklin
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: November 1968
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: L208
Series No.: L208
ISBN: 0140442208 1
Title: THE CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY
Author: Ancius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Translated: with an introduction from Latin by Victor Ernets Watts
Cover illustration: shows the title-page from a thirteenth-century edition of The Consolation
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: February 1969
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
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Number: L209
Series No.: L209
ISBN: 0140442209 X
Title: THE ODES OF PINDAR
Author: Pindar
Translated: from Greek with an introduction by Cecil Maurice Bowra
Cover illustration: shows a Greek vase depicting two athletes, British Museum
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
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Number: L210
Series No.: L210
ISBN: 0140442210 3
Title: LETTERS FROM A STOIC: Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium
Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Translated: from Latin with an introduction by Robin Campbell
Cover illustration: shows a bust of Seneca, Staatliche Museen, Berlin
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: April 1969
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 35p 7/-
Number: L211
Series No.: L211
ISBN: 0140442211 1
Title: TWO SPANISH PICARESQUE NOVELS: LAZARILLO DE TORMES (Anon) and THE SWINDLER (El Buścon) by de Quevedo
Author: Francisco de Quevedo
Translated: from Spanish by Michael Alpert
Cover illustration: shows detail from 'The Drunkards' by Velazquez, in Prado, Madrid
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: January 1969
Pages: 214pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: L212
Series No.: L212
ISBN: 0140442212 X
Title: THE BUCCANEERS OF AMERICA
Author: Alexander Olivier Exquemelin
Translated: from Dutch by Alexis Brown
Introduction: by Jack Beeching
Cover illustration: shows a detail from 'Battle At Sea' by Jan Peeters
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 6/-
Number: L213
Series No.: L213
ISBN: 0140442213 8
Title: TWO LIVES OF CHARLEMAGNE
Author: Einhard and Notker the Stammerer
Translated: from Latin and with an introduction by Lewis Thorpe
Cover illustration: shows ninth century bronze equestrian statue of Charlemagne, in the Louvre
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: April 1969
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
Price: 35p 7/-
Number: L214
Series No.: L214
ISBN: 0140442214 6
Title: SELECTED POLITICAL SPEECHES
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Translated: from Latin and with an introduction by Michael Grant
Cover illustration: shows a detail from a bust of Cicero, Capital Museum, Rome; photograph by C. Marker
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: August 1969
Pages: 336pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 50p 10/-
Number: L215
Series No.: L215
ISBN: 0140442215 4
Title: THE ALEXIAD OF ANNA COMNENA
Author: Anna Comnena (Komnene)
Translated: from Greek and with an introduction by E. R. A. Sewter
Cover illustration: showas a portrait of Alexias I from a Greek manuscript
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: October 1969
Pages: 560pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
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Number: L216
Series No.: L216
ISBN: 0140442216 2
Title: LA VITA NUOVA
Author: Dante Alighieri (Durante di Alighiero)
Translated: from Italian by Barbara Reynolds
Cover illustration: shows the poet crowned by his Lady from an Illuminated Manuscript
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: May 1969
Pages: 128pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
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Number: L217
Series No.: L217
ISBN: 0140442217 0
Title: THE FOUR VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: being his own log-book, letters and dispatches with connecting narrative drawn from the Life of the Admiral by his son Hernando Colon and other contemporary historians
Author: Christopher Columbus
Translated: and edited [from MSS] from Spanish and with an introduction by J. M. Cohen
Cover illustration: shows a view of Genoa at the time of Christopher Columbus
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: September 1969
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Richard Clay and Co Ltd
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Number: L218
Series No.: L218
ISBN: 0140442218 9
Title: LAXDAELA SAGA
Author:
Translated: from Icelandic by Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Pálsson
Cover illustration: shows a medieval Icelandic wood carving in pine
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: August 1969
Pages: 272pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
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Number: L219
Series No.: L219
ISBN: 0140442219 7
Title: FIVE GERMAN TRAGEDIES - Lessing: EMILIA GALOTTI; Schiller: MARY STUART; Goethe: EGMONT; Kleist: PENTHESILEA; Grillparzer: MEDEA
Translated: from German and with an introduction by F. J. Lamport
Cover illustration: shows a detail from 'Roman Charity' by Gottlieb Schick
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: November 1969
Pages: 510pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 60p 12/-
Number: L220
Series No.: L220
ISBN: 014044220 0
Title: THE QUEST OF THE HOLY GRAIL
Author: Anonymous
Translated: from Old French and with an introduction by Pauline Maud Matarasso
Cover illustration: shows a detail from L'Apparition du St Graal
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: November 1969
Pages: 304pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
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Number: L221
Series No.: L221
ISBN: 014044221 9
Title: CHARACTERS
Author: Jean de La Brutère
Translated: from French with an introduction by Jean Stewart
Cover illustration: shows 'Le Carnaval Perpétuel', a seventeenth century engraving by Lagniet
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: January 1970
Pages: 320pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
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Number: L222
Series No.: L222
ISBN: 014044222 7
Title: THE LAWS
Author: Plato
Translated: from Greek by Trevor J. Saunders
Cover illustration: shows reverse of a silver coin from Sicyon
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1970
Pages: 560pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 60p 12/-
Number: L223
Series No.: L223
ISBN: 014044223 5
Title: GREEK POLITICAL ORATORY
Translated: and selected from Greek and with an introduction by Amy Nagorski W. Saunders
Cover illustration: shows statue of Demosthenes from the Vatican Museum
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: January 1970
Pages: 272pp.
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Number: L224
Series No.: L224
ISBN: 014044224 3
Title: HOME OF THE GENTRY
Author: Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Translated: from Russian by Richard Freeborn
Cover illustration: shows a detail from 'Flight of the Crows' by Alexei K. Savrasov
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: June 1970
Pages: 208pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
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Number: L225
Series No.: L225
ISBN: 014044225 1
Title: GUIDE TO GREECE Vol. 1 - CENTRAL GREECE
Author: Pausanias
Translated: with an introduction by Peter Levi
Illustrated: with drawings from Greek coins by John Newberry
Maps and plans: by Jeffrey Lacey
Cover illustration: shows a photograph of the tholus temple at Delphi
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1971
Pages: 586pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 85p 17/-
Number: L226
Series No.: L226
ISBN: 014044226 X
Title: GUIDE TO GREECE Vol. 2 - SOUTHERN GREECE
Author: Pausanias
Translated: with an introduction by Peter Levi
Illustrated: with drawings from Greek coins by John Newberry
Maps and plans: by Jeffrey Lacey
Cover illustration: shows a photograph of a view of the Greek island Ithaka
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1971
Pages: 560pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 85p 17/-
Number: L227
Series No.: L227
ISBN: 014044227 8
Title: ESSAYS AND APHORISMS
Author: Arthur Schopenheuer
Translated: from German with an introduction by R. J. Hollingdale
Cover illustration: shows a portrait portrait of Schopenhauer by Ludwig Sigismund Ruhl
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1970
Pages: 240pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price:
Number: L228
Series No.: L228
ISBN: 014044228 6
Title: MENCIUS
Author: Menicus
Translated: from Chinese by D. C. Lau
Cover illustration: shows Lohan and Attendant in the manner of Wu Tao Tzu
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: October 1970
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price:
Number: L229
Series No.: L229
ISBN: 014044229 4
Title: MEMOIRS OF SOCRATES AND THE SYMPOSIUM (THE DINNER PARTY)
Author: Xenophon of Athens
Translated: from Greek and with an introduction by Hugh Tredennick
Cover illustration: shows a detail from 'The Death of Socrates' by Jacques Louis David
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: June 1970
Pages: 288pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 35p 7/-
Number: L230
Series No.: L230
ISBN: 014044230 8
Title: THE ROMANCE OF TRISTAN and THE TALE OF TRISTAN'S MADNESS
Author: Beroul
Translated: from Old French (Norman) by Alan S. Fedrick
Cover illustration: shows illumination from a fifteenth century French manuscript
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1970
Pages: 176pp.
Printer: Cox and Wyman Ltd
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Number: L231
Series No.: L231
ISBN: 014044231 6
Title: L'ASSOMMOIR
Author: Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola
Translated: from French with an introduction by L. W. Tancock
Cover illustration: shows a detail from 'L'Absinthe' by Adgar Degas
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: September 1970
Pages: 432pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: L232
Series No.: L232
ISBN: 014044232 4
Title: A HARLOT HIGH AND LOW (Splendeurs Et Miseres Des Courtisanes)
Author: Honoré de Balzac
Translated: from French with an introduction by Rayner Heppenstall
Cover illustration: shows a detail from 'Kleptomaniac' by Théodore Géricault
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: December 1970
Pages: 560pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price:
Number: L233
Series No.: L233
ISBN: 014044233 2
Title: ITALIAN JOURNEY, 1786 - 1788
Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Translated: from German by Wystan Hugh Auden and Elizabeth Mayer
Cover illustration: shows a detail from 'Goethe in the Compagna' by Wilhelm Tischbein
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1970
Pages: 508pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
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Number: L234
Series No.: L234
ISBN: 014044234 0
Title: LIFE OF APOLLONIUS OF TYANA
Author: Lucius Flavius Philostratus
Translated: from Greek by Christopher P. James
Edited: by G. W. Bowersock
Cover illustration:
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: January 1970
Pages: 256pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 40p 8/-
Number: L235
Series No.: L235
ISBN: 014044235 9
Title: MORAL ESSAYS
Author: Plutarch (Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus)
Translated: from Greek with an introduction by Rex Warner
Edited: with notes by D. A Russell
Cover: designed by Germano Facetti shows market scenes from the Esquilino Frescoes (Capitolino Museum, Rome)
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: June 1971
Pages: 192pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price: 35p
Number: L236
Series No.: L236
ISBN: 014044236 7
Title: THE PILLOW BOOK OF SEI SHŌNAGON
Author: Sei Shōnagon
Translated: from Japanese by Ivan Morris
Cover illustration: shows a detail from a Genji Scroll
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: September 1971
Pages: 416pp.
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Number: L237
Series No.: L237
ISBN: 014044237 5
Title: THE BLACK SHEEP
Author: Honoré de Balzac
Translated: from French by Donald Adamson
Cover illustration: shows portrait of an Artist in his Studio by Théodore Géricault
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1970
Pages: 382pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: L238
Series No.: L238
ISBN: 014044238 0
Title: HRAFNKEL'S SAGA AND OTHER STORIES
Translated: from Icelandic by Hermann Pálsson
Cover illustration: showing detail from St Olaf, the Norwegian King, suffering martyrdom in the battle of Stiklestad, 1030
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: April 1971
Pages: 144pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
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Number: L239
Series No.: L239
ISBN: 014044239 7
Title: TROILUS AND CRISEYDE
Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
Translated: from Middle English by Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer Coghill
Cover illustration: shows Geoffrey Chaucer reading Troilus and Criseyde to King Richard II and his court
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: April 1971
Pages: 368pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
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Number: L240
Series No.: L240
ISBN: 014044240 5
Title: PRAISE OF FOLLY and LETTER TO MARTIN DORP, 1515
Author: Desiderius Erasmus
Translated: from Latin by Betty Radice
Introduction: and notes by A. H. T. Levi
Cover illustration: shows portrait of Erasmus by Quentin Metsijs
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: January 1971
Pages: 266pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: L241
Series No.: L241
ISBN: 014044241 3
Title: THE AGRICOLA AND GERMANIA
Author: Publius Cornelius Tacitus
Translated: from Latin by H. Mattingly and S. A. Handford
Cover illustration: shows relief on a gravestone
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: February 1971 [printed date: 1970]
Pages: 176pp.
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Previously published in an earlier version as 'L5' in 1948
Number: L242
Series No.: L242
ISBN: 014044242 1
Title: ELECTIVE AFFINITIES
Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Translated: from German by R. J. Hollingdale
Cover illustration: shows 'Meadows near Greifswald' by Caspar David Friedrich
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1971
Pages: 304pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
Price:
Number: L243
Series No.: L243
ISBN: 014044243 X
Title: SELECTED SHORT STORIES
Author: Guy de Maupassant
Translated: from French with an intoruction by Roger Colet
Cover illustration: shows 'After the Bath' by Edgar Degas
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: April 1971
Pages: 368pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: L244
Series No.: L244
ISBN: 014044244 8
Title: ON THE GOOD LIFE
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Translated: from Latin with an introduction by Michael Grant
Cover illustration:
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: September 1971
Pages: 384pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 50p
Number: L245
Series No.: L245
ISBN: 014044245 6
Title: THE OWL AND THE NIGHTINGALE : CLEANNESS : ST. ERKENWALD
Translated: from Middle English with an introduction by Brian Stone
Cover illustration: shows a miniature from a French thirteenth century Old Testament
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1971
Pages: 264pp.
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Number: L246
Series No.: L246
ISBN: 014044246 4
Title: THE LAST POETS OF IMPERIAL ROME
Translated: from Latin by Harold Isbell
Cover illustration: shows a fresco depicting a poet and an actor
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1971
Pages: 302pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price: 40p
Number: L247
Series No.: L247
ISBN: 014044247 2
Title: A CELTIC MISCELLANY
Translated: from Celtic by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson
Cover illustration: shows an illumination from the Book of Durrow
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1971
Pages: 382pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
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Number: L248
Series No.: L248
ISBN: 014044228 0
Title: EXEMPLARY STORIES
Author: Miguel de Cervantes
Translated: from Spanish by C. A. Jones
Cover illustration: shows 'Woman Frying Eggs' by Velazquez
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1972
Pages: 256pp.
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Number: L249
Series No.: L249
ISBN: 014044249 9
Title: POEMS OF HEAVEN AND HELL FROM MESOPOTAMIA
Translated: by N. Saunders
Cover illustration:
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: June 1971
Pages: 192pp.
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Number: L250
Series No.: L250
ISBN: 014044250 2
Title: THE JEWISH POETS OF SPAIN
Translated: by David Goldstein
Cover illustration: shows medieval Spanish Haggadah illustrating The Passover Feast
Series Editors: Betty Radice and Robert Baldick
Date Published: 1971
Pages: 224pp.
Printer: Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press) Ltd
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