Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop

Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Reference titles - 31,207 results

Modern Manglish: Gobbledygook Made Plain

Modern Manglish: Gobbledygook Made Plain

Neil James, Harold Scruby

Language: history & general works; Reference; Humour

Paperback

'Modern Manglish explores the traditional linguistic traps of mixed metaphors and mispronunciation, new words and old cliches,... [more]

$24.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Preposterous Proverbs: Why Fine Words Butter No Parsnips

Preposterous Proverbs: Why Fine Words Butter No Parsnips

Max Cryer

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Reference; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The World's Most Difficult Quiz: The King William's College General Knowledge Papers

The World's Most Difficult Quiz: The King William's College General Knowledge...

Dr Pat Cullen

Reference; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Puzzles & quizzes

Paperback

For 50 years Guardian readers have been stumped by the fiendishly difficult General Knowledge Paper set annually at Christmas... [more]

$28.95

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?

And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?

Richard Flanagan

Prose: non-fiction; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Paperback

The collected short pieces of nonfiction from one of Australia's best novelists. 'And what do you do, Mr Faulkner?' asked... [more]

$19.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Books: A Living History

Books: A Living History

Martyn Lyons

Library & information sciences; History: specific events & topics

Hardback

Explores one of the most versatile, useful and enduring technologies ever invented: the book. This title charts the evolution... [more]

$39.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Art of Fermentation: An In-depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World

The Art of Fermentation: An In-depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and...

Sandor Ellix Katz

Reference works; Food & beverage technology; Diets & dieting; Cookery, food & drink; Health & wholefood cookery; Preserving & freezing

Hardback

Katz presents the concepts and processes behind fermentation in ways that are simple enough to guide a reader through their... [more]

$51.95  $49.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Star Wars Storyboards: The Prequel Trilogy

Star Wars Storyboards: The Prequel Trilogy

Iain McCaig, Iain McCaig

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction; Encyclopaedias & reference works; Popular culture

Hardback

Star Wars Storyboards: The Prequel Trilogy collects together, for the first time, the complete storyboards for Episodes I... [more]

$45.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Mr. Spock in a Box: Logic and Prosperity Box

Mr. Spock in a Box: Logic and Prosperity Box

Chronicle Books

Television; Science fiction; Dictionaries of quotations; Stationery items

Paperback

The Mr. Spock Logic and Prosperity Box encourages fans to tap into their inner Vulcan and take inspiration from Spock's cool,... [more]

$27.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Fifty Bicycles That Changed the World

Fifty Bicycles That Changed the World

Alex Newson

Product design; Reference works; Technical design; Cycling

Hardback

One of two new titles in the Design Museum Fifty series published in conjunction with London's prestigious Design Museum.... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Psychology

Psychology

Gillian Butler (Warneford Hospital Oxford), Freda McManus (Oxford University)

Reference works; Psychology

Hardback

Dr. Gillian Butler and Dr. Freda McManus take a fascinating, accessible look at psychology's leading ideas and their practical... [more]

$24.95  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Star Trek: U.S.S Enterprise: Haynes Manual

Star Trek: U.S.S Enterprise: Haynes Manual

Ben Riley Robinson (MARCUS), Marcus Riley

Films, movies & cinema; Television; Science fiction; Reference works; Popular culture

Hardback

This long-awaited new Star Trek technical manual--nearly two years in the making--presented in the world-renowned Haynes... [more]

$42.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Penguin Dictionary of Law

The Penguin Dictionary of Law

Julian Webb

Reference works; Jurisprudence & general issues

Paperback

Suitable for lawyers, students and those interested in the workings of the legal system, this book presents definitions of... [more]

$39.95  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Linear Algebra

Linear Algebra

Sterling K. Berberian

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra

Paperback

Introductory treatment covers basic theory of vector spaces and linear maps - dimension, determinants, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors... [more]

$39.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
China: History and Treasures of an Ancient Civilization

China: History and Treasures of an Ancient Civilization

Stefania Stafutti, Federica Romagnoli

Encyclopaedias & reference works; History; Asian history

Paperback

Outlines the history of ancient China, from its origins to the 18th century. This title describes the different aspects of... [more]

$54.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria

Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria

Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, Kate Morgan

Reference works; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what... [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Christopher Clapham, James Nicholson

Reference works; Mathematics

Paperback

This leading dictionary contains over 3,000 clear and concise entries updated in line with curriculum and degree requirements.... [more]

$20.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Wanna Cook?: The Complete, Unofficial Companion to Breaking Bad

Wanna Cook?: The Complete, Unofficial Companion to Breaking Bad

Ensley F Guffey, K Dale Koontz

Film, TV & Radio; Television; Reference works

Paperback

I am not in danger . . . I am the danger. With those words, Breaking Bad 's Walter White solidified himself as TV's greatest... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A Dictionary of Journalism

A Dictionary of Journalism

Tony Harcup

Reference works; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

Paperback

This dictionary includes over 1,400 entries covering terminology related to the practice, business, and technology of journalism,... [more]

$26.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Japan Travel Atlas

Japan Travel Atlas

Tuttle Publishing

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel maps & atlases

Paperback

Finding your way around Japan is a breeze with this handy Tuttle travel atlas. Designed for the adventurous traveler and containing... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Steve Jobs: Quotable Wisdom

Steve Jobs: Quotable Wisdom

Carol Kelly-Gangi

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Management: leadership & motivation

Paperback

With his technological savvy, Steve Jobs forever changed how we communicate, listen to music, and watch video. What made him... [more]

$14.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Divinity of Dogs: True Stories of Miracles Inspired by Man's Best Friend

The Divinity of Dogs: True Stories of Miracles Inspired by Man's Best Friend...

Jennifer Skiff

Reference; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Dogs as pets

Paperback

A moving collection of amazing stories that will make you laugh and cry, show just how much dogs bring to our lives. [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Lonely Planet Discover Canada

Lonely Planet Discover Canada

Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman, Celeste Brash, John Lee, Sarah Richards

Reference works; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Lonely Planet's Discover Canada is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what... [more]

$39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Complete Flags of the World

Complete Flags of the World

Reference works; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Spanning geography, communications, politics, sport, history, culture, design and art, this book features flags, covering... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A Miscellany for Word Lovers: Origins, Meanings & Quizzes

A Miscellany for Word Lovers: Origins, Meanings & Quizzes

Robin Hosie, Vic Mayhew

Language & Linguistics; Historical & comparative linguistics; Reference

Paperback

Includes more than 100 vocabulary-building quizzes with shorter sections on: the fascinating origins of words; quotes and... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A People's History of the Peculiar: A Freak Show of Facts, Random Obsessions and Astounding Truths

A People's History of the Peculiar: A Freak Show of Facts, Random Obsessions...

Nick Belardes

Fiction & Literature; Dictionaries of quotations; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Trivia & quiz question books; Humour

Paperback

Did you know that Thomas Jefferson's grandson was an ax murderer? Do you delight knowing that some dinosaurs were as teeny... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Your cart does not contain any items.