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Every Day a Word Surprises Me: & Other Quotes by Writers

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Every Day a Word Surprises Me: & Other Quotes by Writers

Phaidon Editors

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

Hardback

Advice, strong opinions, and personal revelations by the world's greatest writers - exclusively researched for this new book... [more]

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History of the World in Maps: The Rise and Fall of Empires, Countries and Cities

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History of the World in Maps: The Rise and Fall of Empires, Countries and...

The Times, Philip Parker, Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; History; Historical maps & atlases

Hardback

From Babylonian tablets to Google Maps, the world has evolved rapidly, along with the ways in which we see it. In this time,... [more]

$69.99  $15.00

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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American...

American Museum of Natural History

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library... [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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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists,...

Sara Mansfield Taber

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Reference works; The environment

Paperback

With this book in hand, you will be able to recreate times and places, conjure up intricate character portraits, and paint... [more]

$36.99

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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections

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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions,...

Patrick Smith

Reference works; Aircraft: general interest; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general

Paperback

A new edition of the New York Times bestselling book about the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying. [more]

$24.99

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Fully revised and updated reference atlas in the exciting Collins world atlas range. This atlas provides more mapping area... [more]

$24.99

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in...

Gail Baugh

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Textile design & theory; Reference works

Paperback

A fabric and textile directory. It is suitable for the designers wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate... [more]

$45.00

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The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Ancient religions & mythologies; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring... [more]

$39.99

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT with Audio CD

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT with Audio CD

Princeton Review

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Accompanying MP3 CD includes audio exercises and test sections. [more]

$63.95

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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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James Camerons Story of Science Fiction

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James Camerons Story of Science Fiction

Randall Frakes, Brooks, Sidney, Matt, Gary

Film theory & criticism; Film & movie: styles & genres; Dance & Performing arts; Literature: history & criticism; Reference works

Hardback

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

$45.00

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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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Movie Quotes for All Occasions: Unforgettable Lines for Life's Biggest Moments

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Movie Quotes for All Occasions: Unforgettable Lines for Life's Biggest Moments...

James Scheibli

Film, TV & Radio; Dictionaries of quotations; Popular culture; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

This one-of-a-kind collection of movie quotes and trivia spans over 100 years of cinema, and provides cinephiles of all ages... [more]

$24.99

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Pokemon Ultra Sun / Pokemon Ultra Moon Edition: Official Creaters Interviews

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Pokemon Ultra Sun / Pokemon Ultra Moon Edition: Official Creaters Interviews...

Pokemon Company International

Fiction-related items; Reference works; Computer games: strategy guides

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$46.95

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Forgotten Women: The Leaders

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Forgotten Women: The Leaders

Zing Tsjeng

Biography; Reference works; General & world history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

Hardback

The influential and rebellious female leaders that history should never have forgotten. [more]

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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]

$27.99

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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 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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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 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]

$59.99

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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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Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

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Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

Robert Lee Brewer

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Directories

Paperback

The most trusted guide to getting published !Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market 2018 guide... [more]

$49.99

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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]

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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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