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The Making of MONA

The Making of MONA

Adrian Franklin

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Museums & museology

Hardback

Adrian Franklin, professor of sociology at the University of Tasmania, has pieced together the story of the creation of MONA,... [more]

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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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The Math Handbook: Everyday Math Made Simple

The Math Handbook: Everyday Math Made Simple

Dr Richard Elwes

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

Does math intimidate you? Don't panic! The good news is that just a handful of central ideas and techniques can carry you... [more]

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1,339 QI Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop

1,339 QI Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

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Rugby School's first official rugby kit in 1871 included a bow tie. It is impossible to whistle in a spacesuit. J K Rowling... [more]

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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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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]

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101 Two-Letter Words

101 Two-Letter Words

Stephin Merritt, Roz Chast

Reference; Humour

Hardback

A one-of-a-kind celebration of the 101 two-letter words allowed in Scrabble. [more]

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Guinness World Records 2015

Guinness World Records 2015

Guinness World Records

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

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

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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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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

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

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Twentieth-Century War and Conflict: A Concise Encyclopedia

Twentieth-Century War and Conflict: A Concise Encyclopedia

Gordon Martel

Reference works; History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history

Paperback

Drawn from the award-winning 5-volume Encyclopedia of War, this valuable, one-volume reference provides readers with essential... [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

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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]

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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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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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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]

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Economist Pocket World in Figures 2015

Economist Pocket World in Figures 2015

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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The Little Black Book of Political Wisdom

The Little Black Book of Political Wisdom

Sanford L. Jacobs

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Political structure & processes

Hardback

Politics. It's a word that carries a great deal of weight, and there have been many words spoken about it ever since human... [more]

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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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