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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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Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and other Typographical Curiosities

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Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and other Typographical Curiosities...

Keith Houston

Typography & lettering; Language: history & general works; Palaeography (history of writing); Reference

Paperback

Where does the ampersand get its name from? What does the hashtag have to do with commerce in ancient Rome? This book gives... [more]

$22.99

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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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Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Andrew Hodges

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Coding theory & cryptology; Military intelligence; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

Tells the official story that has inspired the British film, The Imitation Game, a nail-biting race against time following... [more]

$19.99

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

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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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Memory of the World: The Treasures That Record Our History from 1700 BC to the Present Day

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Memory of the World: The Treasures That Record Our History from 1700 BC...

UNESCO

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; History; General & world history; Social & cultural history

Paperback

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, priceless documentary heritage records the diversity of languages, peoples and knowledge that... [more]

$35.00

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The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students

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The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students

Margaret Ramsay

Library & information sciences; Educational: English language & literacy; Reference works (Children's&YA); Languages & ESL

Paperback

The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students has been a trusted reference book for Australian secondary students... [more]

$38.95

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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]

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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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Companion Piece: Women Celebrate the Humans, Aliens and Tin Dogs of Doctor Who

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Companion Piece: Women Celebrate the Humans, Aliens and Tin Dogs of Doctor...

Nina Allan, Lynne Thomas, Joan Francis Turner, Seanan McGuire

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Paperback

In Companion Piece, editors L.M. Myles (Chicks Unravel Time) and Liz Barr bring together a host of award-winning female writers,... [more]

$34.95

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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Peter Boxall

Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

People have always shared stories, whether to teach moral lessons, to entertain, or to record important events in history.... [more]

$39.99

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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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Penguin Dictionary of Science

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Penguin Dictionary of Science

Mike Clugston

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

A dictionary that covers all the important topics in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular biology,... [more]

$26.99

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Aussie Slang Down Under: Aq-Z Guide to Aussie Slang

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Aussie Slang Down Under: Aq-Z Guide to Aussie Slang

Diane McInnes

Language: reference & general; Reference

Paperback

This book is checkers with colourful Australian slang. This unique dialect is widely spoken across Australia and manifests... [more]

$9.95

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Aussie Phrases Down Under: A-Z Guide to Aussie Phrases

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Aussie Phrases Down Under: A-Z Guide to Aussie Phrases

Dianne McInnes

Language: reference & general; Reference

Paperback

These phrases add flavour and colour to the Australian language. Australian English is rich with phrases that reflect experiences... [more]

$9.95

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The CIA World Factbook 2015

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The CIA World Factbook 2015

Central Intelligence Agency

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Politics & government

Paperback

Offers information on the world's nations. This guide contains information on the politics, populations, military expenditures,... [more]

$21.99

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

Susan Mayhew

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

Paperback

Containing over 3,100 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is... [more]

$22.95

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China Online: Netspeak and Wordplay Used by Over 700 Million Chinese Internet Users

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China Online: Netspeak and Wordplay Used by Over 700 Million Chinese Internet...

Michel Veronique, Claude Muller

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Dive into China's new web-based subculture of tech-savy, subversive netizens with China Online ! Using Baidu, China's form... [more]

$14.99

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The A to Z of Plant Names: A Quick Reference Guide to 4000 Garden Plants

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The A to Z of Plant Names: A Quick Reference Guide to 4000 Garden Plants...

Allen J. Coombes

Reference works; Gardening; Gardening: plants

Hardback

Botanical names are essential to accurate identification of plants but many gardeners find them unwieldy and intimidating.... [more]

$24.99

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Improbable Libraries

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Improbable Libraries

Alex Johnson

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Library & information sciences; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Hardback

Featuring the history and future of the 21st-century library, this book includes seven thematic chapters, each consisting... [more]

$35.00

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

J. A. Cuddon, M. A. R. Habib

Literary reference works; Reference works

Paperback

Gives definitions of technical terms (hamartia, iamb, zeugma) and critical jargon (aporia, binary opposition, intertextuality).... [more]

$39.99

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Discover Your Family History

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Discover Your Family History

Chris Mason

Reference; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Tracing your family history has become a very popular area thanks to the high profile TV programmes such as Who Do you think... [more]

$12.99

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