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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the...

Charlie English

Museums & museology; History; African history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

Paperback

Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary... [more]

$32.99

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Horrible Words: A Guide to the Misuse of English

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Horrible Words: A Guide to the Misuse of English

Rebecca Gowers

Language: history & general works; Philosophy of language; Reference; Slang & dialect humour

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A guide to the most reviled words in English, masquerading as advice on how and why you might want to use them. It is also... [more]

$22.99

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I Used to Know That: Geography

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I Used to Know That: Geography

Will Williams

Reference; Geography

Paperback

This useful guide reminds you of everything you once learned - or should have learned - about the earth, its resources and... [more]

$14.99

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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

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments

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Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries,...

John Brockman

General encyclopaedias; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Today's most visionary thinkers reveal the cutting-edge scientific ideas and breakthroughs you must understand.&nbsp; Scientific... [more]

$27.99

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Macquarie Compact Dictionary

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Macquarie Compact Dictionary

Macquarie Dictionary

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

The Seventh Edition of the Macquarie Dictionary is a comprehensive and up-to-date account of Australian English. [more]

$19.99

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Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook: A How-to Manual for Tracing Your Family Tree on the Number-One Genealogy Website

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Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook: A How-to Manual for Tracing Your Family...

Nancy Hendrickson

Reference; Social & cultural history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Ancestry.com! Ancestry.com keeps growing, but how can you find your ancestors on the huge and ever-changing... [more]

$37.99

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Indigenous Archives: The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art

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Indigenous Archives: The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art

Darren Jorgensen, Ian McLean

Art of indigenous peoples; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; History; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

In recording and ordering documents considered important, the archive is a source of power. It takes control of the past,... [more]

$39.99

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn

Children's literature studies: general; Reference works

Paperback

This Companion is the first place to look for information on the authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, and others involved... [more]

$26.95

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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 sciences; 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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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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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

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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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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017

Lawrence Booth

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Cricket

Hardback

<b>The 154th edition of the most famous sports book in the world--published every year since 1864--contains some of the finest... [more]

$100.00

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