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Messing About in Quotes: A Little Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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Messing About in Quotes: A Little Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations...

Gyles Brandreth

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Humour collections & anthologies

Hardback

This new collection brings together a handpicked selection of the funniest... [more]

$20.95

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Anne Rices Vampire Chronicles: An Alphabettery

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Anne Rices Vampire Chronicles: An Alphabettery

Becket, Anne Rice

Horror & ghost stories; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Paperback

Anne Rice's cosmology of Vampiredom from Akasha to Zenobia -- [more]

$35.00

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Roblox Annual 2019

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Roblox Annual 2019

Egmont Publishing UK

Fiction-related items; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Annuals (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Discover everything there is to know about Roblox. Explore the most popular experiences, meet talented members of the community,... [more]

$19.99

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On This Day in History

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On This Day in History

Dan Snow

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; General & world history; British & Irish history

Hardback

3000 years of the most important stories from the past in 365 days -- from the Ides of March to D-Day, from Britain's favourite... [more]

$32.99

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

Elspeth Wills

Place names & gazetteers; History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

A fascinating exploration of why Scottish place-names appear in some of the most far-flung places around the globe, from Antarctica... [more]

$22.99  $6.00

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

Hardback

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [more]

$534.95  $60.00

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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Ancient Israel

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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers...

John Rogerson

Reference works; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Religion & beliefs

Hardback

Spanning 1,500 years, Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings charts all the leaders of Israel from the Ancestors through the... [more]

$59.95  $30.00

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Seriously Curious: The Facts and Figures That Turn Your World Upside Down

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Seriously Curious: The Facts and Figures That Turn Your World Upside Down...

Tom Standage

Reference; Reference works; Society & culture: general; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

Paperback

Some questions you never think to ask. Others, you didn't know you didn't know. And some facts are so surprising they cry... [more]

$22.99

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Countries of the World in Minutes

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Countries of the World in Minutes

Jacob F. Field

Reference; Geographical reference; Geography

Paperback

All 195 countries illustrated and explained in an instant [more]

$24.99

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The Women's Atlas

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The Women's Atlas

Joni Seager

Reference works; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Social research & statistics

Paperback

A groundbreaking book of infographics, this completely updated and redesigned new edition of Joni Seager's award-winning... [more]

$29.99

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World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide to 1073 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide to 1073 UNESCO World Heritage Sites...

Unesco

Reference works; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Updated to include two years of changes in the World Heritage Sites list.<br... [more]

$63.95

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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

Simon Harrap

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A compact, lightweight and informative guide to 215 of the most common birds found in Britain. It features concise descriptions... [more]

$14.99

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What Shape Is Space?: A primer for the 21st century

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What Shape Is Space?: A primer for the 21st century

Giles Sparrow

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Space science

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this well-informed and lucid book takes a comprehensive... [more]

$24.99

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

Jacob Field

Reference works; Philosophy; Politics & government; Business & management

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this incisive discussion of capitalism breaks down... [more]

$24.99

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Barrons Italian at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

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Barrons Italian at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

Mario Costantino

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and Italian plus pronunciation guidance in this pocket-sized... [more]

$16.99

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Barrons German at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

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Barrons German at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

Henry Strutz

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and German plus pronunciation guidance in this pocket-sized... [more]

$16.99

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Barrons French at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

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Barrons French at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

Gail Stein

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and French plus pronunciation guidance in this pocket-sized... [more]

$16.99

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Barrons Spanish at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

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Barrons Spanish at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

Gail Stein, Heywood Wald

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and Spanish plus pronunciation guidance in this pocket-sized... [more]

$18.95

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The Little Book of Bridge: Learn How to Play, Score, and Win

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The Little Book of Bridge: Learn How to Play, Score, and Win

Brent Manley

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Bridge

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

Editors Of Popular Science

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Technology: general issues; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

In this paperback reboot of the popular 2012 title, readers will find a collection of the most up-to-date and thrilling DIY... [more]

$31.95

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Chineasy for Travellers

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Chineasy for Travellers

ShaoLan

Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); Reference works; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides; Languages & ESL

Paperback

The essential Chineasy guide to characters, words and phrases, culture and traditions for travellers of all types, in a pocket-size... [more]

$14.99

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable destinations

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable...

Travis Elborough

World atlases & world maps; History; General & world history; Geography

Hardback

A voyage to places both infamous and unknown that have, often by chance or by haphazard means, been destinations of discovery... [more]

$39.99

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Oxford Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

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Oxford Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Andrew Butterfield, John Szymanski

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Electrical engineering; Electronics engineering

Paperback

This dictionary includes 5,000 definitions of the terms, theories, and practices in the area of electronics and electrical... [more]

$26.95

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Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea

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Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea

Norman Arlott

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A comprehensive illustrated guide to the birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea Birds of the Greater... [more]

$54.95

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A Dictionary of Law

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A Dictionary of Law

Jonathan Law (Market House Books)

Reference works; Laws of Specific jurisdictions

Paperback

This bestselling dictionary contains over 4,800 clear and concise entries on all aspects of English law. Now in its ninth... [more]

$26.95

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