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Book Love: A Celebration of Writers, Readers & the Printed and Bound Book

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Book Love: A Celebration of Writers, Readers & the Printed and Bound Book...

Bill Henderson

Literary studies: general; Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

More than 600 quotations from centuries of observations on writing, reading and books. [more]

$18.95

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

David Coe

Dictionaries; Usage & grammar guides; Lexicography; Reference

Paperback

If it is important to say what you mean and mean what you say, you will love this book and use it often. It is a must-have... [more]

$19.95

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Guinness World Records 2017

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Guinness World Records 2017

Buzz Aldrin

Reference; General encyclopaedias; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Hardback

The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting... [more]

$44.99

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The Australian National Dictionary: Australian Words and Their Origins (Second Edition)

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The Australian National Dictionary: Australian Words and Their Origins (Second...

Bruce Moore (Editor)

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Language: history & general works; Historical & comparative linguistics; Reference works

Hardback

The Australian National Dictionary 2e is the only comprehensive, historically based record of the words and meanings that... [more]

$175.00

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What Flag?

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What Flag?

Nicole Smith, Nicole Smith

Reference; Reference works; History

Paperback

Supported by maps and information on population, languages, capital cities and currencies, this is a comprehensive guide to... [more]

$27.95  $17.00

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The Oxford Companion to Wine

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The Oxford Companion to Wine

Jancis Robinson

Reference works; Cookery, food & drink; Wines; Gift books

Hardback

Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4,000 entries on every... [more]

$81.95

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QI: The Book of Animal Ignorance

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QI: The Book of Animal Ignorance

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson

Reference; TV tie-in humour

Paperback

Takes you on an expedition into the animal kingdom to encounter 100 of its most remarkable subjects. This book features elephants... [more]

$19.99  $10.00

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Ewan McEoin

Reference works; Agriculture & related industries; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

This is the first practical field guide for Australian locavores - people who try to eat locally. This book tells the stories... [more]

$27.50  $5.00

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So You Think You're Irish

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So You Think You're Irish

Margaret Kelleher (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Reference works; History; British & Irish history; Trivia & quiz question books

Hardback

Test your Irish knowledge with <i>So You Think You're Irish</i>! </p>With over 500 multiple choice questions about everything... [more]

$19.95  $10.00

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Art: Everything You Need to Know about the Greatest Artists and Their Work

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Art: Everything You Need to Know about the Greatest Artists and Their Work...

Susie Hodge

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Reference works

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Spanning from the thirteenth century to the present, introduces one hundred of the world's most important artists, including... [more]

$34.99  $18.00

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What's in a Surname?: A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker

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What's in a Surname?: A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker

David McKie

Reference; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours

Hardback

Surnames are much more than convenient identity tags; they are windows into our families' pasts. Some suggest ancestral trades... [more]

$35.00  $10.00

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The World Atlas of Musical Instruments

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The World Atlas of Musical Instruments

Bozhidar Abrashev, Vladimir Gadjev

Music; Musical instruments & instrumental ensembles; General encyclopaedias

Hardback

Throughout human history, music has accompanied us in times of joy and in times of sorrow. This comprehensive encyclopedia... [more]

$39.99  $25.00

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In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter Needs

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In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter...

Caroline Taggart

Reference works; Business & Economics; Business communication & presentation

Hardback

In the Loop and Up to Speed uncovers the origins and meanings of many useful and some not so useful phrases that can be heard... [more]

$19.99  $10.00

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The American Heritage Science Dictionary

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The American Heritage Science Dictionary

American Heritage Dictionary

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Rev. ed. of: The American heritage science dictionary. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2008. [more]

$39.95  $16.00

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I Wish I Knew That: Cool Stuff You Need to Know

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I Wish I Knew That: Cool Stuff You Need to Know

Steve Martin, Dr Mike Goldsmith, Dr (Freelance science writer and Former Head of Acoustics, National Physical Laboratory Freelance acoustician Freelance acoustician Freelance acoustician), Marianne Taylor

Reference; Children's & young adult reference material

Hardback

First published in Great Britain in 2010 by Buster Books, an imprint of Michael O'Mara Books Ltd., London. [more]

$19.99  $10.00

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

Ina Bertrand, Peter J. E. Hughes

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Media studies; Social research & statistics

Paperback

This text provides an accessible introduction and overview of research methods for studying media, communication and culture,... [more]

$71.95  $15.00

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The Wisdom of Sigmund Freud

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The Wisdom of Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

Reference; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

Paperback

Citadel Press is proud to announce the newest titles in the Wisdom Library, a collection of books showcasing the thoughts... [more]

$19.99  $10.00

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Aussie Slang Dictionary

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Aussie Slang Dictionary

Lolla Stewart

Dictionaries; Dialect, slang & jargon; Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Paperback

Revised and updated edition of the entertaining guide to deciphering and speaking the true Aussie language, full of true-blue... [more]

$17.99

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Reinvention Roadmap: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Deserve

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Reinvention Roadmap: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career...

Liz Ryan

Reference works; Business & Economics; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

<div> <strong>Break the rules and take charge of your career!</strong>... [more]

$29.99

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and...

James Armitage

Reference works; History; Horticulture; Gardening

Paperback

Practical Latin for Gardeners is a timely and useful guide to plant names based on the bestselling Latin for Gardeners. It... [more]

$24.99

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The Meaning of the Library: A Cultural History

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The Meaning of the Library: A Cultural History

Alice Crawford

Library & information services; Cultural studies; Media studies; Media, information & communication industries

Paperback

Tracing what the library has meant since its beginning, examining how its significance has shifted, and pondering its importance... [more]

$41.99

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Black's Student Veterinary Dictionary

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Black's Student Veterinary Dictionary

Edward Boden, Dr. Anthony Andrews

Reference works; Veterinary medicine; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Provides an insight into the signs and symptoms of common, and less common, diseases, their diagnosis and treatment. This... [more]

$39.99

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A Dictionary of Economics

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A Dictionary of Economics

Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth D. Myles, John Black

Reference works; Business & Economics; Economics

Paperback

This bestselling and authoritative dictionary covers all aspects of economics including theory, policy, and applied micro... [more]

$24.95

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Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World

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Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed...

Sharon Weinberger

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

<b>The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--the most authoritative account we have of the... [more]

$58.95

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Illuminating Wisdom: Words of Wisdom, Works of Art

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Illuminating Wisdom: Words of Wisdom, Works of Art

Craig Hassed

Dictionaries of quotations; Philosophy; Health & Self-Help; Lettering & calligraphy

Hardback

Illuminating Wisdom brings wisdom and the art of calligraphy together in... [more]

$34.99

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