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1947: When now begins

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1947: When now begins

Elisabeth Asbrink

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; History: specific events & topics; Social & cultural history

Paperback

As the clock strikes the end of the war, the time begins to turn towards a new age - the one we call now. [more]

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The Quotable Darwin

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The Quotable Darwin

Janet Browne

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Dictionaries of quotations; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

<div><strong>A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from the legendary naturalist.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

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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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Star Wars: On the Front Lines

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Star Wars: On the Front Lines

Daniel Wallace

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

From the Clone Wars and the Rebellion to the clashes with the First Order, the galaxy is defined by war. Star Wars: On the... [more]

$69.99

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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 Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

Garrett W. Brown (Professor of Political Theory and Global Health Policy, University of Leeds), Iain McLean (Official Fellow in Politics, Nuffield College, University of Oxford), Alistair McMillan (Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Sheffield)

Reference works; Politics & government; Constitution: government & the state; International relations

Paperback

This dictionary is renowned for its authoritative and clear explanations of political terms, as well as its impressive coverage... [more]

$26.95

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Video Dungeon (Collection)

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Video Dungeon (Collection)

Kim Newman

Film theory & criticism; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

Ripped from the pages of Empire magazine, the first collection of film critic, film historian and novelist Kim Newman s reviews... [more]

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Quotes for Nasty Women

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Quotes for Nasty Women

Linda Picone

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

When Donald Trump referred to Hillary Clinton as such a nasty woman women felt a jolt of recognition - and promptly turned... [more]

$22.99

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the world

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the...

Paul Smith

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

This lifesize guide and essential reference reveals the extraordinary beauty, surprising diversity and importance of seeds... [more]

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The 2018 Baby Names Almanac

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The 2018 Baby Names Almanac

Emily Larson

Directories; Health & Self-Help; Baby names

Paperback

The most up-to-date resource for baby names --Cover. [more]

$17.99

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

Bernard Ireland, John Parker

Reference works; History; Military & naval ships; Ships & shipping: general interest

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Charts more than a century of destroyer, frigate and submarine development, starting with the earliest vessels, through two... [more]

$35.95

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

Jim Murray

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Cookery, food & drink; Spirits & cocktails

Paperback

Now in it's 15th year. Jim Murray's Whisky Bible is the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched guide to whisky ever... [more]

$39.95

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The Dictionary of Dreams: Every Meaning Interpreted

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The Dictionary of Dreams: Every Meaning Interpreted

Gustavus Hindman Miller, Linda Shields

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Fortune-telling & divination; Dreams & their interpretation

Paperback

The Dictionary of Dreams provides the necessary tools to interpret almost every dream object and its hidden meaning to better... [more]

$27.99

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Patrick Smith's Sport: Best of 2016-2017

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Patrick Smith's Sport: Best of 2016-2017

Patrick Smith

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

The articles in this must-read collection cover contributions to The Australian newspaper in 2016 and early 2017. As well... [more]

$34.99

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Star Trek Discovery: Official Collectors Edition

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Star Trek Discovery: Official Collectors Edition

Samuel Titan, Jr.

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

The Official Star Trek Magazine journeys behind-the-scenes of the incredible new CBS All Access drama series, Star Trek: Discovery.... [more]

$29.99

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Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner (Revised and Updated)

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Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner (Revised and Updated)

Paul M Sammon

Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

Rediscover the groundbreaking magic of Blade Runner with this revised and updated edition of the classic guide to Ridley Scott's... [more]

$31.95

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The Dictionary of Fashion History

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The Dictionary of Fashion History

Valerie Cumming, P. E. Cunnington, C. Willett Cunnington

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of fashion; Reference works; Fashion & society

Paperback

First published in 1960, A Dictionary of English Costume was monumental in scope, providing a comprehensive catalogue of fashion... [more]

$59.99

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Australia's Most Dangerous: Spiders, Snakes, and Marine Creatures

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Australia's Most Dangerous: Spiders, Snakes, and Marine Creatures

Australian Geographic

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; First aid for the home; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Packed full of interesting and useful facts, this handy reference will help you to appreciate and avoid these often unfairly... [more]

$34.95

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The Times Mini Atlas of the World

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The Times Mini Atlas of the World

Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

A pocket-sized Times Atlas of the World packed with the essentials, fully revised and improved to take account of all recent... [more]

$19.99

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The Order of Things: How hierarchies help us make sense of the world

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The Order of Things: How hierarchies help us make sense of the world

Jackie Strachan, Jane Moseley

Reference; Reference works

Hardback

An informative book of lists, attractively designed, to fill in the gaps in our grasp of hierarchies of all kinds, from angels... [more]

$24.99

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A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels

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A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels

Caspar Henderson

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

'A veritable canter through biology, psychology, cartography and physics ... a true marriage of the poetic and the analytical.'... [more]

$39.99

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Explorer's Atlas: For the Incurably Curious

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Explorer's Atlas: For the Incurably Curious

Piotr Wilkowiecki

World atlases & world maps; History; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Discover the most intriguing, fascinating and extraordinary facts about the world in this lavishly illustrated, large format... [more]

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Halliday Wine Companion 2018

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Halliday Wine Companion 2018

James Halliday

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Cookery, food & drink; Wines

Paperback

The Halliday Wine Companion is recognised as the industry benchmark for Australian wine and the 2018 edition has been completely... [more]

$39.99

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Tartan

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Tartan

Iain Zaczek, Charles Phillips

Fashion & textiles: design; Reference works; History; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours

Paperback

Contains illustrations of over 400 different tartans, making this book the most comprehensive directory of tartans, both ancient... [more]

$23.95

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The School of Life Dictionary

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The School of Life Dictionary

The School of Life

Dictionaries; Reference works; Popular philosophy; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Hardback

The School of Life's dictionary of emotional intelligence, offering the vocabulary required to understand ourselves, others... [more]

$49.95

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