25 Books to Read Before You Die
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Q&A | August 19, 2014

Richard Kadrey: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Richard Kadrey



Describe your latest book. The Getaway God is the sixth book in the Sandman Slim series. In it, the very unholy nephilim, James Stark, aka Sandman... Continue »
  1. $17.49 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer

Maxims (Penguin Classics)

by

Maxims (Penguin Classics) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Synopsis:

The bitter and pessimistic philosophy expressed in this work was to contribute greatly to the taste of 17th century France.

Table of Contents

Translated by Leonard Tancock

Introduction

Portraits

Self-Portrait of the Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Portrait of the Duc de la Rochefoucauld by Cardinal de Retz

Portrait of Cardinal de Retz by La Rochefoucauld

Maxims

Reflections or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims

Posthumous Maxims

Maxims withdrawn by the Author

Notes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140440959
Other:
La, Rochefoucauld
Author:
La Rochefoucauld, Francois
Author:
La, Rochefoucauld, F.
Author:
La, Rochefoucauld
Author:
Rochefoucauld, La
Author:
Tancock, Leonard
Author:
De La Rochefoucauld, Francois
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London, England ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Philosophy, modern
Subject:
European - French
Subject:
Maxims
Subject:
Maxims, French.
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
396
Publication Date:
19820131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.76x5.05x.32 in. .24 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

Other books you might like

  1. Blood Meridian: Or the Evening...
    Used Trade Paper $10.50
  2. Dale Earnhardt: Always a Champion Used Hardcover $9.95
  3. Pensees and Other Writings (Oxford... Used Trade Paper $6.95
  4. Girls (Ballantine Reader's Circle) Used Trade Paper $5.95
  5. Fuente Ovejana (87 Edition) Used Trade Paper $18.00
  6. The Return of Martin Guerre
    Used Trade Paper $7.50

Related Subjects


Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Essays
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Humanities » Philosophy » Ethics
Humanities » Philosophy » General

Maxims (Penguin Classics) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.95 In Stock
Product details 128 pages Penguin Books - English 9780140440959 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The bitter and pessimistic philosophy expressed in this work was to contribute greatly to the taste of 17th century France.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.