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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]

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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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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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

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

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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]

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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]

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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

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

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (20th edition)

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (20th edition)

Susie Dent

Reference; Reference works

Hardback

Take the scenic route to knowledge. [more]

$95.00

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Roblox Annual 2019

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Roblox Annual 2019

Egmont Publishing UK

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

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

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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

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

$27.95

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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]

$27.95

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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]

$49.99

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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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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018

Lawrence Booth

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

Paperback

*Paperback edition* In this 155th edition of the Almanack, we celebrate England's spectacular win over India in the Women's... [more]

$99.99

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Rice's Language of Buildings

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Rice's Language of Buildings

Matthew Rice

Architecture; Reference works

Hardback

A new, larger format edition of Rice's Architectural Primer.<br /><br />This... [more]

$37.99

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Confidential Confidential

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Confidential Confidential

Samantha Barbas

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Encyclopaedias & reference works; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Popular culture

Hardback

In the 1950s, Confidential magazine, America's first celebrity scandal magazine, revealed Hollywood stars' secrets, misdeeds,... [more]

$55.95

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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]

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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]

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The Secret Language Of Anatomy: An Illustrated Guide to the Origins of Anatomical Terms

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The Secret Language Of Anatomy: An Illustrated Guide to the Origins of Anatomical...

Cecilia Brassett, Emily Evans, Isla Fay

Reference works; Medicine; Anatomy; Nursing; Life sciences: general issues

Hardback

A strikingly illustrated key to decoding anatomical terminology, with 150 terms for body parts that derive from animals, plants,... [more]

$34.99

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