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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  $20.00

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The Aitch Factor: Adventures in Australian English

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The Aitch Factor: Adventures in Australian English

Susan Butler

Language: reference & general; Reference

Hardback

Adventures in Australian English [more]

$24.99

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Bill Bryson

Reference works; History; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Sociology: customs & traditions; Home & house maintenance

Hardback

Tells about the history of the way we live. [more]

$65.95  $30.00

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Word Watching: Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist

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Word Watching: Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist

Julian Burnside

Usage & grammar guides; Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

Some of these essays explore curiosities in odd corners of the language simply to remind us of the extraordinary richness... [more]

$29.95

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The Disappearing Dictionary: A Treasury of Lost English Dialect Words

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The Disappearing Dictionary: A Treasury of Lost English Dialect Words

David Crystal

Dialect, slang & jargon; Reference; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Hardback

A beautiful gift book that collects together brilliantly quirky English dialect words, before they disappear for ever. [more]

$29.99

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Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

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Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

Mary Norris

Usage & grammar guides; Language: history & general works; Reference

Hardback

The most irreverent and enjoyable book on language since Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Mary Norris has spent more than three decades... [more]

$29.99

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A Charm of  Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature Magpie

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A Charm of Magpies: The Science Magpie, The Antiques Magpie and The Nature...

Simon Flynn, Marc Allum, Daniel Allen

Reference; Popular science; Antiques & collectables; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

A beautifully presented box set of three paperback Magpie miscellanies--a great gift for the curious. [more]

$49.99

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Is That a Fact?: Get the Facts, Not the Spin

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Is That a Fact?: Get the Facts, Not the Spin

John Barron

Reference; Media studies

Paperback

Get all the facts ...if you can handle the truth. Does Australia take the highest number of refugees per capita in the world?... [more]

$24.99

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1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways

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1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

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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Everything You Need to Know about: Your World, and Everything Around It, in a Nutshell

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Everything You Need to Know about: Your World, and Everything Around It,...

Daniel Tatarsky

Reference; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

Which continent is the largest? What is the composition of the air we breathe? What are the seven natural wonders of the world?... [more]

$34.95  $15.00

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The Historical Atlas of Judaism

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The Historical Atlas of Judaism

Emeritus Chair Department of History University of Derby Ian Barnes, Josephine Bacon

World atlases & world maps; Social & cultural history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Judaism; Jewish studies

Paperback

The history of the Jewish people is as turbulent as it is ancient, and this atlas explores the historic struggles of the Jews,... [more]

$39.95  $25.00

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What's Their Story?: A History of Australian Words

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What's Their Story?: A History of Australian Words

Bruce Moore

Usage & grammar guides; Sociolinguistics; Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Paperback

At last the real stories behind some of Australia's unique and best-loved words are now ready to be told. A companion volume... [more]

$20.95  $5.00

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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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]

$19.95  $10.00

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Dinkum Dictionary: The Origins of Australian Words

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Dinkum Dictionary: The Origins of Australian Words

Susan Butler

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Dialect, slang & jargon; Reference

Paperback

This book describes the origins and usage of words ranging from Anzac to mulga, from kangaroo to sool. In covering the terrain... [more]

$25.95

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

Brian Galligan, Winsome Roberts

Encyclopaedias & reference works; History; Politics & government

Hardback

The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics is the first scholarly and comprehensive account of Australian Politics, covering... [more]

$69.95  $20.00

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The Encyclopedia of Melbourne

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The Encyclopedia of Melbourne

Andrew Brown-May, Andrew May, Shurlee Swain, Graeme Davison

Encyclopaedias & reference works; History; Australasian & Pacific history

Hardback

This is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of Melbourne. [more]

$162.95  $70.00

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Concise Medical Dictionary

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Concise Medical Dictionary

Elizabeth Martin

Reference works; Medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

This practical and authoritative medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the... [more]

$24.95

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Everyday English for Grown-Ups: Getting to Grips with the Basics

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Everyday English for Grown-Ups: Getting to Grips with the Basics

Michelle Finlay

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

This book takes you back to the basics; the simple rules and tricks that will help native and non-native speakers alike to... [more]

$17.95

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Plain Words

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Plain Words

Rebecca Gowers, Ernest Gowers

Usage & grammar guides; Writing & editing guides; Reference; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

Presents a fresh edition Plain Words, that was intended simply as a guide to the proper use of English for the Civil Service.... [more]

$19.99

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Dictionary of Physics

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Dictionary of Physics

Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics

Paperback

Containing almost 4,000 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative... [more]

$26.95

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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

Elizabeth Martin

Reference works; Medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

This practical medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the very latest developments... [more]

$30.95

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Word Power Made Easy: The Complete Handbook for Building a Superior Vocabulary

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Word Power Made Easy: The Complete Handbook for Building a Superior Vocabulary...

Norman Lewis

Grammar & vocabulary; Reference

Paperback

This time-tested classic - first published more than sixty years ago - has helped millions achieve mastery of English. [more]

$14.99

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Fully revised and updated reference atlas in the exciting Collins world atlas range. This atlas provides more mapping area... [more]

$24.99

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A Dictionary of World History

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A Dictionary of World History

Anne Kerr, Edmund Wright

Reference works; History; General & world history

Paperback

This invaluable, wide-ranging A to Z contains over 4,000 concise and reliable entries on all aspects of international history,... [more]

$26.95

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The History and Lives of Notorious Pirates and Their Crews

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The History and Lives of Notorious Pirates and Their Crews

Captain Charles Johnson

Reference works; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

There is a fascination surrounding the subject of pirates and pirate lore that centers around the romanticized impression... [more]

$18.99

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