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The World as 100 People: A Visual Guide to 7 Billion Humans

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The World as 100 People: A Visual Guide to 7 Billion Humans

Aileen Lord, Eileen Lord

Reference; Society & culture: general; Population & demography; Advocate - Today's World

Hardback

Fascinating facts about the 7 billion people that inhabit our planet [more]

$19.99

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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; Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Hardback

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]

$30.00

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations...

Olivier Le Carrer

Geographical reference; History; Travel writing

Paperback

Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places,... [more]

$45.00

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My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?) Activity Book

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My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?) Activity Book

Daniel Smith

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

Packed full of quizzes and challenges, this fun and practical workbook will help you iron out any grammatical errors and communicate... [more]

$22.99

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Worst Words: A New Compendium of Contemporary Cant and Gibberish

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Worst Words: A New Compendium of Contemporary Cant and Gibberish

Don Watson

Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

The level of customer-centric vigilance remains below acceptable benchmarks and weasel words continue to fill our mailboxes,... [more]

$29.99

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The Greeks Had a Word for it: Words You Never Knew You Can't Do Without

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The Greeks Had a Word for it: Words You Never Knew You Can't Do Without...

Andrew Taylor

Usage & grammar guides; Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Hardback

Whether it's the Norwegian forelsket or the Indonesian jayus, this title features a smorgasbord of words from around the world.... [more]

$27.99

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: A Guide to the Australian Idiom

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: A Guide to the Australian Idiom

Peter J. Nicholson

Language: reference & general; Reference; Humour; Slang & dialect humour

Hardback

This hard-cover book contains 204 colour pages including 170 pictures by outback artist Howard Steer, and a thousand humorous... [more]

$71.95

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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

What does history really consist of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having... [more]

$65.95  $25.00

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Straight from the Fridge Dad

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Straight from the Fridge Dad

Max Decharne

Language: history & general works; Dialect, slang & jargon; Reference

Paperback

A handy new pocket-sized edition of this cult classic. Containing thousands of examples of hipster slang drawn from pulp novels,... [more]

$24.99  $8.00

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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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The Wicked Wit of Oscar Wilde

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The Wicked Wit of Oscar Wilde

Maria Leach

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

No playwright apart from Shakespeare is as widely quoted and Oscar Wilde's needle-sharp rejoinders are often repeated with... [more]

$17.99

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50 Museums to Blow Your Mind

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50 Museums to Blow Your Mind

Lonely Planet, Ben Handicott

Museums & museology; Travel & holiday; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

This book takes you on a whistle-stop tour of the world's best museums, from London's British Museum to San Francisco's Exploratorium... [more]

$14.99

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The Illustrated Encylopedia of Machine Guns

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The Illustrated Encylopedia of Machine Guns

Will Fowler, Patrick Sweeney

Reference works; History; Militaria, arms & armour; Small firearms, guns & other equipment

Paperback

The machine gun was developed in response to the search for a faster rate of fire, and once its potential had been realized,... [more]

$23.95

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The Persuaders: The Hidden Industry That Wants to Change Your Mind

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The Persuaders: The Hidden Industry That Wants to Change Your Mind

James Garvey

Reference; Popular philosophy; Advertising & society; Political campaigning & advertising; Propaganda

Paperback

Popular philosophical polemic in the tradition of On Bullshit, James Garvey mourns the death of proper debate and reminds... [more]

$27.99

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The Route 66 Encyclopedia

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The Route 66 Encyclopedia

Jim Hinckley

Reference works; Road & motor vehicles: general interest; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

A reference book with a twist, The Route 66 Encyclopedia presents alphabetical entries on Route 66 history, landmarks, personalities,... [more]

$26.99

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Anatomy Museum: Death and the Body Displayed

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Anatomy Museum: Death and the Body Displayed

Elizabeth Hallam

Museums & museology; Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; History of medicine; Anatomy

Hardback

Elizabeth Hallam investigates the anatomy museum and how it reveals the fascination and fears that surround the dead body... [more]

$87.99

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Architecture 101: From Frank Gehry to Ziggurats, an Essential Guide to Building Styles and Materials

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Architecture 101: From Frank Gehry to Ziggurats, an Essential Guide to Building...

Nicole Bridge

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architecture; Reference works

Paperback

A crash course in designing and constructing buildings. Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into... [more]

$29.99

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Speak Easy: The Essential Guide to Speaking in Public

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Speak Easy: The Essential Guide to Speaking in Public

Maggie Eyre

Reference; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

Maggie Eyre has over 30 years' experience as a media trainer, communications consultant and performer. In Speak Easy, she... [more]

$29.99

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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

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this factbook is full of complete and up-to-date information on the world's countries. This... [more]

$24.99

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Oxford Dictionary of Business and Management

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Oxford Dictionary of Business and Management

Jonathan Law

Reference works; Business & Economics; Business & management

Paperback

Over 7,100 entries cover all aspects of business and management including marketing, accounting, organizational behaviour,... [more]

$24.95

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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Simon Blackburn

Reference works; Philosophy

Paperback

This dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is recognized as the best dictionary of... [more]

$26.95

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100 Years: Wisdom from Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life

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100 Years: Wisdom from Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life

Joshua Prager, Milton Glaser

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

A beautifully designed gift book featuring wisdom from famous writers on every age from one to one hundred. [more]

$24.95

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2016

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2016

Lawrence Booth

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Cricket

Hardback

The most famous sports book in the world, Wisden has been published every year since 1864. This 149th edition covers every... [more]

$95.00

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Final Chapters: How Famous Authors Died

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Final Chapters: How Famous Authors Died

Jim Bernhard

Writing & editing guides; Literary essays; Reference works; Research methods: general; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Paperback

Famous authors, like everybody else, know that one day they will die. Final Chapters tells the fascinating stories of more... [more]

$18.99

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life, and Society

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life,...

John H. Miller

Cybernetics & systems theory; Economic theory & philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Chaos theory; Science: general issues

Hardback

From economic meltdowns to how people cooperate, there is much about the human world that eludes our understanding. [more]

$39.99

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