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- Wiley 2008; US$ 197.95 US$ 171.56
"It is said if you take care of the pennies, the pounds will take care of themselves. Richard Burton's excellent book takes this approach to calculations applied to the biomedical sciences?This is certainly interesting and engaging but it avoids being complicated." ? Journal of Biological Education, April 2009 Biomedical Calculations: Principles... more...
- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 4.99
This book is aimed squarely at the theater-goer. It hopes to offer a concise general treatment upon the use of the theater, so that the person in the seat may get the most for his money; may choose his entertainment wisely, avoid that which is not worth while, and appreciate the values artistic and intellectual of what he is seeing and hearing. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 7.04
Disguised as a Persian dervish, Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890) set out to become the first Christian to penetrate the Muslim shrines of Medina and Mecca - a reckless stunt that would have resulted in his being executed if discovered. Endlessly observant, amused, boastful and engaging, Burton here describes his time in Cairo (including a memorable... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99
Kate Skylar is an ordinary seventeen-year-old with an extraordinary destiny. A virgin, Kate suddenly finds herself pregnant with what she believes is the Son of God. But the Catholic Church is convinced Kate is carrying the Antichrist and, assisted by an artificial intelligence known as Grand Inquisitor, will stop at nothing to kill Ethan, her son.... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2013; US$ 40.00
A Strong Song Tows Us tells a captivating tale of action, adventure and lasting friendships. We meet some of the finest writers of the last century, including Yeats, Pound, T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams and Louis Zukofsky. And at the heart of Buntings remarkable life lies one of the greatest love stories of the twentieth century. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95
Volume 1 of classic work. Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage). A treasury of material on Arab life, beliefs, manners and morals, etc. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Hilarious and hair-rising true tales of office debauchery from the lawyer who gets paid to clean up the mess. Try to imagine the following workplace scenarios: two employees having hot and heavy sex in an open cubicle in full view of their coworkers. A boss conducting a business meeting while wearing nothing but a strategically-placed towel. Employees... more...
- Sheba Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 3.99
The subtitle for Sir Richard Francis Burton's Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, is "A plain and literal translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments," however, given the tendencies of its translator, it is anything but plain. more...