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Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book of the Year that Sir Ian McKellen called “a shocking tale of heroes and villains—illuminating and upsetting in equal measure.” The first production of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé in 1918, with American exotic dancer Maud Allan dancing lead, ignited a firestorm in London spearheaded by Noel Pemberton Billing, a member of Parliament and self-appointed guardian of family values...read more

Hardcover:

9781559704236 | Arcade Pub, April 1, 1998, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Documents the case in which dancer Maud Allan brought action against a right-wing MP for libellous remarks concerning her performance of Wilde's Salome

Paperback:

9781628726954 | Arcade Pub, January 3, 2017, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book of the Year that Sir Ian McKellen called “a shocking tale of heroes and villains—illuminating and upsetting in equal measure.
9781559704724 | Arcade Pub, May 7, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Documents the case in which dancer Maud Allan brought action against a right-wing MP for libellous remarks concerning her performance of Wilde's Salome

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Product Description: A yearlong adventure through the world’s oceans with Philip Hoare, the award-winning author of The WhaleIn colorful prose and lively line drawings, Hoare sets out to rediscover the sea and its islands, birds, and beasts. Starting at his home on the shores of Britain’s Southampton Water and moving in ever widening circles—like the migration patterns of whales—Hoare explores London, the Isle of Wight, the Azores, Sri Lanka, Tasmania, and New Zealand...read more

Hardcover:

9781612193595 | Melville Pub House, April 29, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A yearlong adventure through the world’s oceans with Philip Hoare, the award-winning author of The WhaleIn colorful prose and lively line drawings, Hoare sets out to rediscover the sea and its islands, birds, and beasts.

Paperback:

9781612194363 | Reprint edition (Melville Pub House, May 12, 2015), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A yearlong adventure through the world’s oceans with Philip Hoare, the award-winning author of The WhaleIn colorful prose and lively line drawings, Hoare sets out to rediscover the sea and its islands, birds, and beasts.

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Product Description: The illustrator Jonny Hannah was born and bred in Scotland, and now lives by the sea in Southampton, but he also resides in Darktown – a mysterious coastal town, not found on any map, peopled by pin-up girls, jazz artists and tattooed sailors...read more

Hardcover:

9781858946191 | Perseus Distribution Services, October 28, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The illustrator Jonny Hannah was born and bred in Scotland, and now lives by the sea in Southampton, but he also resides in Darktown – a mysterious coastal town, not found on any map, peopled by pin-up girls, jazz artists and tattooed sailors.

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Product Description: After completing her MA at the Royal College of Art in 1990, Tania Kovats (b.1966) won the Barclays Young Contemporaries award at the Serpentine Gallery in 1991. The intervening years have seen Kovats' early artistic promise grow and develop and today she stands as an important figure within British contemporary art...read more

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9781848220782 | Lund Humphries Pub Ltd, June 30, 2011, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: After completing her MA at the Royal College of Art in 1990, Tania Kovats (b.

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Product Description: De niño a Philip Hoare le fascinaban las maquetas gigantes de ballenas del museo de Historia Natural, y como adulto fue al encuentro de esos magníficos animales, que se convirtieron en una obsesión para él. A caballo entre la historia, la literatura y la historia natural, Leviatán es un fantástico viaje de descubrimient...read more

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9788493780944, titled "Leviat n o la ballena / Leviathan or, The Whale" | Italian edition edition (Azteca Difusora Del Libros S L, September 20, 2010), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: De niño a Philip Hoare le fascinaban las maquetas gigantes de ballenas del museo de Historia Natural, y como adulto fue al encuentro de esos magníficos animales, que se convirtieron en una obsesión para él.

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Product Description: “Unpredictable and amusing and informative and original, cavorting between biology, history, travel writing, and memoir.”—Mark Kurlansky The Whale by Philip Hoare is a enthralling and eye-opening literary leviathan swimming in similar bestselling waters as Cod and The Secret Life of Lobsters...read more

Hardcover:

9780061976216 | 1 edition (Ecco Pr, February 2, 2010), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: “Unpredictable and amusing and informative and original, cavorting between biology, history, travel writing, and memoir.

Paperback:

9780061976209 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, February 8, 2011), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: “Unpredictable and amusing and informative and original, cavorting between biology, history, travel writing, and memoir.

Miscellaneous:

9780061992612 | Harpercollins, March 23, 2010, cover price $11.99

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400115716 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 9, 2010), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: The whale is the largest, loudest, oldest animal ever to have existed.
9781400165711 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 9, 2010), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The whale is the largest, loudest, oldest animal ever to have existed.

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Product Description: The whale is the largest, loudest, oldest animal ever to have existed. It is improbable, amazing, and—as anyone who has seen an underwater documentary or visited the display at the American Museum of Natural Historycan attest—a powerful source of wonder and delight to millions...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400145713, titled "The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 9, 2010), cover price $79.99 | About this edition: The whale is the largest, loudest, oldest animal ever to have existed.

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Product Description: An extraordinary journey into the underwater world of the whale. Moby Dick is a book made mythic by its whale; but the reverse is also true. After Melville published his book in 1851, no one saw whales in quite the same way again...read more

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9780007230136 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 1, 2008, cover price $33.20 | About this edition: An extraordinary journey into the underwater world of the whale.

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Product Description: A visual feast of art, music, and design for devoted fans of the Pet Shop Boys and for anyone interested in popular culture.The Pet Shop Boys are one of the most influential pop acts ever. With number-one singles such as "West End girls," "It's a sin," and "Go west," numerous gold- and platinum-selling albums such as Please, Actually, and Very, and hundreds of thousands of fans around the world, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are the most successful British writing duo since Lennon and McCartney...read more

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9780500513071 | Thames & Hudson, October 3, 2006, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: A visual feast of art, music, and design for devoted fans of the Pet Shop Boys and for anyone interested in popular culture.

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Product Description: Linder Sterling's work had its first exposure in the punk fanzine The Secret Public and as art for the sleeve of the Buzzcocks' first single, "Orgasm Addict." Soon she had her own band, Ludus, founded with Ian Divine. Her visuals and her performances have remained legendary in the musical world--for example, a costume consisting of raw meat and a black vibrator, worn for a special evening at the Hacienda--but these formative contributions to the aesthetics of punk and its offshoots have only recently received wider recognition...read more

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9783905701609 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, August 15, 2006, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Linder Sterling's work had its first exposure in the punk fanzine The Secret Public and as art for the sleeve of the Buzzcocks' first single, "Orgasm Addict.

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Product Description: To several generations, actor, playwright, songwriter, and filmmaker, Noël Coward (1899-1973) was the very personification of wit, glamour, and elegance. His biographer, Philip Hoare, given unprecedented access to the private papers and correspondence of Coward family members, compatriots, and numerous lovers, has produced the definitive biography of one of the twentieth century's most celebrated and controversial figures...read more

Hardcover:

9780684809373 | Simon & Schuster, August 1, 1996, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Offers a look at the professional and personal life of the noted playwright

Paperback:

9780226345123 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, May 22, 1998), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: To several generations, actor, playwright, songwriter, and filmmaker, Noël Coward (1899-1973) was the very personification of wit, glamour, and elegance.

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Product Description: Stephen Tennant died intestate in 1987, aged 80, and has become a cult figure. He appears in numerous biographies about the 1920s and 1930s and he was the model for Cedric Hampton in "Love in a Cold Climate" by Nancy Mitford. In his early youth he entertained his friends at his mother, Lady Glenconner's manor house Wilsford Manor in Wiltshire...read more

Hardcover:

9780241124161 | Viking Pr, December 1, 1990, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Charts the course of the artist's life, from pampered childhood to artistic precocity, to his eccentric later years

Paperback:

9780140165326 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 1, 1992), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Stephen Tennant died intestate in 1987, aged 80, and has become a cult figure.

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