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The Aitch Factor: Adventures in Australian English

The Aitch Factor: Adventures in Australian English

Susan Butler

Language: reference & general; Reference

Hardback

Adventures in Australian English [more]

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1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways

1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Hardback

Includes facts such as: Orchids can get jetlag; lizards can't walk and breathe at the same time; there are 177,147 ways to... [more]

$22.99

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Julia Cresswell

Dictionaries; Language: history & general works; Reference

Hardback

The Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins includes 1,000 word histories arranged by theme, from food to phobias, and from... [more]

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Guinness World Records 2015

Guinness World Records 2015

Guinness World Records

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Annuals (Children's&YA)

Hardback

The world's best-selling annual is back with thousands of exciting new records. Plus, enjoy special features on records through... [more]

$42.99

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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

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

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Tyrannosaurus Lex: The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams, and Other Delightful and Outrageous Wordplay

Tyrannosaurus Lex: The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams, and Other...

Rod L. Evans, Rod L Evans, PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D. PH.D.

linguistics; Reference

Paperback

Welcome to the Weird and Wonderful World of Words! Tyrannosaurus Lex is your guide to the intriguing world of logology--the... [more]

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

A Dictionary of Hinduism

W.J. Johnson

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Hinduism

Paperback

With almost 2,800 entries on all aspects of Hinduism, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary of its kind.... [more]

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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]

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People of the Book

People of the Book

Geraldine Brooks

Fiction & Literature; Reference

Hardback

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March comes a novel--inspired by a true story--that traces the journey of a rare... [more]

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Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life

Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means...

Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part... [more]

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The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

Mark Forsyth

Creative writing & creative writing guides; Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

Mark Forsyth's 'sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book. [more]

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Classic Readings and Poems: For Weddings, Christenings, Funerals and All Occasions

Classic Readings and Poems: For Weddings, Christenings, Funerals and All...

Jane McMorland-Hunter

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference

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Those special occasions in life all need to be marked with words bigger and better than those we could compose ourselves.... [more]

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Etiquette Secrets: A Simple Guide to Mastering the Art of Manners

Etiquette Secrets: A Simple Guide to Mastering the Art of Manners

Anna Musson

Reference; Lifetyle & personal style guides; Parties, etiquette & entertaining

Paperback

A Simple Guide to Mastering the Art of Modern Manners 1970s Australia was a hotbed of social change, facilitated by the introduction... [more]

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Great Adventures: Experience the World at its Breath-Taking Best

Great Adventures: Experience the World at its Breath-Taking Best

Lonely Planet

Reference works; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

This beautiful hardback takes the reader on 75 of the most amazing adventures on the planet. From the ultimate challenge of... [more]

$29.99

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Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide

Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide

Owen Hopkins

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; History of architecture; Reference works

Paperback

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Gothic and Gothic Revival, or how to distinguish between Baroque and... [more]

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Elizabeth Knowles

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and... [more]

$61.95

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

Reference works; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

This authoritative A to Z features over 700 entries on all aspects of life in Ancient Greece and Rome. Beautiful illustrations,... [more]

$81.95

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The Economist Pocket World in Figures

The Economist Pocket World in Figures

The Economist

Reference; Reference works; Social research & statistics; Economic statistics

Hardback

The 2015 edition of this perennial favourite has been completely updated, revised and expanded with many new features. Full... [more]

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Atlas of the World

Atlas of the World

Oxford University Press

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Relief shown by shading, spot heights, and gradient tints. Depths shown by gradient tints and soundings. [more]

$130.00

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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

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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]

$22.95

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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

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Greece: History and Treasures of an Ancient Civilization

Greece: History and Treasures of an Ancient Civilization

Stefano Maggi

Encyclopaedias & reference works; History; European history

Paperback

This lavishly illustrated volume invites readers to delve into the source of the oldest and most authentic roots of Western... [more]

$54.99

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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

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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

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