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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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Qi the Book of the Dead

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Qi the Book of the Dead

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

Presents inspirational biographical dictionary, with motivational stories about the famous and the obscure. It includes six... [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]

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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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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Dinah Birch

Literary studies: general; Reference works

Hardback

This edition of the classic reference has been thoroughly revised and updated, offering unrivalled coverage of English literature.... [more]

$101.95

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Pocket Companion to Shakespeare's Plays

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Pocket Companion to Shakespeare's Plays

J.C Trewin

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Reference works

Hardback

This compact and portable volume will quickly enlighten readers and enhance their enjoyment of both the written word and the... [more]

$25.00  $8.00

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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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The CIA World Factbook

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The CIA World Factbook

Central Intelligence Agency

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Politics & government

Paperback

A country-by-country guide to the world the product of sixty-nine years of CIA... [more]

$24.99

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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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Russia at War, 1941-1945: A History

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Russia at War, 1941-1945: A History

Nicolas Werth

Reference works; History; European history; Second World War

Paperback

<div> In 1941, Russian-born British journalist Alexander Werth observed the unfolding of the Soviet-German conflict with... [more]

$39.95

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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

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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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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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Literary studies: general; Library & information sciences; History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War

Hardback

<b>For readers of <i>The Monuments Men </i>and <i>The Hare with Amber Eyes</i>, the story of the Nazis' systematic pillaging... [more]

$46.95

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Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know: The Economist Explains

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Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know: The Economist Explains...

Tom Standage

Reference; Reference works

Paperback

Which James Bond drinks the most martinis? What do Satanists really believe? How do hurricanes get their names? Why are bees... [more]

$22.99

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

Maggie Fergusson

Literary essays; Museums & museology; History

Paperback

From a stunning villa on sunny Capri with Ali Smith to an unlikely temple in the heart of Copenhagen with Alan Hollinghurst,... [more]

$29.99

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