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Aboriginal Place Names

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Aboriginal Place Names

A. W. Reed

Place names & gazetteers; History; Folklore, myths & legends; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

A collection of Aboriginal names and their derivations. The place names are listed, followed by the state in which each is... [more]

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Russian Grammar Quick Reference Guide

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Russian Grammar Quick Reference Guide

Mark Kiken

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

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Basics of the language in our quick access format. This 6-page laminated guide includes: alphabet, numbers, months and days,... [more]

$13.95

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New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary

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New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary

Edy Garcia Schaffer

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Paperback

Puzzle clues and solution words include abbreviations; slang words; literary, scientific, and foreign references; along with... [more]

$16.99

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World War II

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World War II

Barbara C. Bigelow

Reference works; History; General & world history; European history; Second World War; Educational: History

Hardback

Exploring World War II, this reference presents 15 excerpts from primary sources related to this period, including speeches,... [more]

$134.20

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Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

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Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

Gerry Swan

Reference works; Wildlife: general interest

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An introduction to the reptiles of Australia. The text covers snakes, crocodiles, turtles and lizards and describes key characteristics... [more]

$18.99

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The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols

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The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols

Alain Gheerbrant, Jean Chevalier, John Buchanan-Brown

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Anthropology; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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A dictionary that explores the symbols which abound in literature, religion, national identity and are found at the heart... [more]

$39.99

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

T. F. Hoad (Fellow and Tutor in English Language, St Peter's College, Oxford; and Lecturer in English, University of Oxford)

Historical & comparative linguistics; Reference; Reference works

Paperback

A comprehensive guide to word origins with over 17,000 entries. The edition is based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology.... [more]

$27.95

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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History

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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History

Colin McEvedy, David Woodroffe

Reference works; History; General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Historical geography

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A revised edition of The Penguin Atlas of Medieval History . [more]

$19.99

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Wild Food Plants of Australia

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Wild Food Plants of Australia

Tim Low

Reference works; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Australian Nature Fieldguide: Wild Food Plants of Australia is the fieldguide edition of Wild Food Plants of Australia. It... [more]

$29.95

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Art Of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives

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Art Of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human...

Lajos Egri

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Reference works

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

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Dictionary of the Cajun Language

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Dictionary of the Cajun Language

Jules Daigle

Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

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The Presocratic Philosophers

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The Presocratic Philosophers

Jonathan Barnes

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Demonstrates the continuing importance of the founding fathers of the Western philosophical tradition - discusses all the... [more]

$62.99

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Looking at Jewelry: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques

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Looking at Jewelry: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques

Susanne Gansicke, Yvonne J Markowitz

The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Reference works; Antiques & collectables; Antiques & collectables: jewellery; Jewellery & beadcraft

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What is a cabochon? What are the various types of gilding? What is vermeil? This accessible book - the first of its kind -... [more]

$34.99

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World Press Photo 2019

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World Press Photo 2019

Photographs: collections; Photographic reportage; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Paperback

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

$39.99

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Basic Rockhounding and Prospecting: A Beginner's Guide

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Basic Rockhounding and Prospecting: A Beginner's Guide

Garret Romaine

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils; Outdoor survival skills

Paperback

This is the go-to instructional guide for the beginner rockhounder and prospector. [more]

$39.99

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Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

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Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

Richard Happer

Geographical reference; Places in old photographs; Travel & holiday

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Ghost towns, empty streets, crumbling ruins and lost empires this book reveals these and other deserted places. Many places... [more]

$32.99

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About Time Vol 9: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who 2008-9 Series 4

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About Time Vol 9: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who 2008-9 Series 4

Tat Wood, Dorothy Ail

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Paperback

In About Time , the whole of Doctor Who is examined through the lens of the real-world social and political changes as well... [more]

$54.95

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100 Questions (and Answers) about Action Research

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100 Questions (and Answers) about Action Research

Luke S Duesbery, Todd M Twyman (San Diego State University USA)

Reference works; Research methods: general; Sociology

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Star Wars: Geektionary: The Galaxy From A To Z

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Star Wars: Geektionary: The Galaxy From A To Z

Egmont Publishing UK

Film movie guides & reviews; Science fiction; Reference works; Television & film (Children's&YA); Reference works (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Learn everything about the Star Wars universe in this amazing A-Z! Discover all the characters, ships, planets, aliens, weapons... [more]

$29.99

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The Decanter: Ancient to Modern

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The Decanter: Ancient to Modern

Andy McConnell

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Antiques & collectables: ceramics & glass

Hardback

The definitive work on the subject and an essential reference book, this revised edition has new chapters on The First Glass,... [more]

$150.00

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2019

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2019

Lawrence Booth

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Hardback

*Standard format hardback* Wisden 2019 charts the rise and rise of the England one-day team as they head towards a home... [more]

$110.00

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Definitive Jazz & Blues Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

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Definitive Jazz & Blues Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

Howard Mandel

Music; Jazz; Blues; Reference works

Hardback

Fully updated, tracing the evolution of jazz and blues from their nineteenth-century African-American origins right through... [more]

$44.99

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String Theory in a Nutshell: Second Edition

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String Theory in a Nutshell: Second Edition

Elias Kiritsis

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Atomic & molecular physics; Particle & high-energy physics

Hardback

The essential introduction to modern string theory--now fully expanded and revised String Theory in a Nutshell is the definitive... [more]

$184.00

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Marvel Encyclopedia (2019 New Edition)

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Marvel Encyclopedia (2019 New Edition)

Stan Lee, DK

Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Reference works

Hardback

First American edition, 2006; reprinted 2008; revised 2009, 2014, 2019 --Title page verso. [more]

$71.95

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How To Speak Science

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How To Speak Science

Bruce Benamran

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Physics; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

A math-free introduction to the greatest scientific ideas of the last 2,000 years As smartphones, supercomputers, supercolliders,... [more]

$24.99

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