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Gwyn Jones and Thomas Jones were, respectively, Professor of English at Aberystwyth and Cardiff and Professor of Welsh at Aberystwyth. They are the authors of numerous works of scholarship in Welsh and in English.

John Updike, novelist, poet, and critic, is perhaps best known for his four Rabbit novels, published in Everyman's Library as Rabbit Angstrom.

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Hindu Scriptures
Written by Everyman's Library, Translated by R.C. Zaehner
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | April 1992
$21.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-41078-2 (0-679-41078-3)

Among the sacred books of India are the hymns of the Rig-Veda, the world’s first recorded poems; the “magical texts” of the Athara-Veda; the stirring pantheistic speculations of the Upanishads; and the Bhagavad-Gītā, a cosmic drama of divine self-revelation in human history on the field of human battle. Taken together they...

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The Koran
Written by Everyman's Library
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | January 1993
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-41736-1 (0-679-41736-2)

While in the service of India’s Nizam of Hyderabad, Marmaduke Pickthall converted to Islam and, with the help of Muslim theologians and linguists, produced this clear and lovingly precise English interpretation of the Holy Koran. His work is honored by believer and non-believer alike for its unique combination of piety, scholarly...

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The Mabinogion
Translated by Everyman's Library
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | February 2001
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-41175-5 (0-375-41175-5)

The 11 stories of The Mabinogion, first assembled on paper in the fourteenth century, reach far back into the earlier oral traditions of Welsh poetry.

Closely linked to the Arthurian legends--King Arthur himself is a character--they summon up a world of mystery and magic that is still evoked by the Welsh landscape...

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The New Testament
Written by Everyman's Library
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | March 1999
$22.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-40550-1 (0-375-40550-X)

John Drury's clear, marvelously erudite, and richly detailed introduction to the Everyman's Library edition of The New Testament reminds us why the King James Version, first published in 1611, has been the favorite of English readers for centuries. Despite a plethora of new translations in the second half of the twentieth...

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The Old Testament
Written by Everyman's Library
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1996
$35.00/53.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-45102-0 (0-679-45102-1)

In his introduction to the Everyman's Library edition of the Old Testament in the King James Version, George Steiner reminds us of the literary grandeur, uniqueness, and centrality of the Bible.  
   "What you have in hand is not a book. It is the book.  That, of course, is what 'Bible' means.  It...

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