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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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Speeches of Note: A Celebration of the Old, New and Unspoken

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Speeches of Note: A Celebration of the Old, New and Unspoken

Shaun Usher

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Reference works; Social & cultural history; Gift books

Hardback

Eisenhower * Meghan Markle * Sojourner Truth * Salman Rushdie * Panti Bliss * Nelson Mandela * Robert F. Kennedy * Virginia... [more]

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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]

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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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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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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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Official Minecraft Annual 2019

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Official Minecraft Annual 2019

Mojang AB

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Annuals (Children's&YA)

Hardback

The official Minecraft... [more]

$19.99

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Pocket World in Figures: 2019 Edition

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Pocket World in Figures: 2019 Edition

The Economist

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Social research & statistics; Economic statistics

Hardback

For more than 25 years, Pocket World in Figures has been the indispensible handbook on the state of the world, covering demographics,... [more]

$24.99

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Globalography: Our Interconnected World Revealed in 50 Maps

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Globalography: Our Interconnected World Revealed in 50 Maps

Chris Fitch

World atlases & world maps; History; Globalization

Hardback

We present 50 unique maps - each in its own beautiful and fascinating style - that chart the globalography of our world. We... [more]

$49.99

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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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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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World Press Photo 2018

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World Press Photo 2018

World Press Photo

Photographic reportage; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Paperback

Presents the results of the World Press Photo contest, described by the British Journal of Photography as `the premier competition... [more]

$35.00

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Guinness World Records 2019

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Guinness World Records 2019

Guinness World Records

Reference; General encyclopaedias; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Annuals (Children's&YA); Encyclopaedias (Children's&YA)

Hardback

The world's most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything... [more]

$44.99

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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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The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019

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The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019

Central Intelligence Agency

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Politics & government

Paperback

Provides information on such topics as politics, military expenditures, and economics, and shares comprehensive, country-by-country... [more]

$31.95

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A-Z of Modern Manners

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A-Z of Modern Manners

Debretts

Reference; Reference works; Parties, etiquette & entertaining

Hardback

Revised and updated 10 years after it was first published, this new edition of Debrett's A-Z of Modern Manners provides a... [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 Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia

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The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia

Nintendo

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

Hardback

This, the last of the Goddess Collection trilogy which includes Hyrule Historia and Art & Artifacts, is a treasure trove... [more]

$69.99

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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 School of Life Dictionary

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The School of Life Dictionary

The School of Life

Dictionaries; Reference works; Popular philosophy; Psychology; 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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