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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]

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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

Originally published as Future Noir in 1996 by HarperPaperbacks. --Title page verso. [more]

$31.95

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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

Paperback

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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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; 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 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]

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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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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]

$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

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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 Book Lovers' Miscellany

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The Book Lovers' Miscellany

Claire Cock-Starkey

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Gift books

Hardback

Ever wondered how ink is made? Or what is the bestselling book of all time? Or which are the oldest known books in the world?<br... [more]

$27.99

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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]

$50.00

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Santo Remedio: Cientos de remedios caseros llenos de sabidurķa y ciencia

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Santo Remedio: Cientos de remedios caseros llenos de sabidurķa y ciencia...

Doctor Juan Rivera

Reference works; Family & health; Diets & dieting; Traditional medicine & herbal remedies; Languages & ESL

Paperback

100 remedios caseros (y muchas recetas) para aliviar molestias y enfermedades, mejorar tu salud y hacerte lucir mucho mejor.... [more]

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Pocket World in Figures 2018

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Pocket World in Figures 2018

The Economist

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

Hardback

Containing fascinating facts and figures about the world we live in, this title comes with: rankings on more than 200 topics;... [more]

$24.99

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Libro De La Ciencia

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Libro De La Ciencia

DK

Reference works; Science: general issues; Languages & ESL

Hardback

Explore how scientists have sought to explain our world and the universe, and how scientific discoveries have been made.<br... [more]

$52.95

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How Do Worms Work?: A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing Answers

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How Do Worms Work?: A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing...

Guy Barter

Reference works; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Ever wondered how worms breathe? Or why exactly trees are so big? This book covers all aspects of gardens and gardening, and... [more]

$24.99

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Minidictionary for Nurses

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Minidictionary for Nurses

Elizabeth A. Martin (Formerly of Market House Books), Tanya A. McFerran (Anglia Ruskin University)

Reference works; Medicine; Nursing

Paperback

This bestselling dictionary provides detailed coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions in an authoritative... [more]

$11.95

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World Encyclopedia Of Fish & Shellfish And Other Aquatic Creatures

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World Encyclopedia Of Fish & Shellfish And Other Aquatic Creatures

Derek Hall, Daniel Gilpin, Mary-Jane Beer

Reference works; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

An authoritative visual guide to marine and freshwater life around the world including hundreds of fish, shells, crabs, corals,... [more]

$59.95

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Definitive Opera Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

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Definitive Opera Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

Philip Langridge

Music; Opera; General encyclopaedias

Hardback

Updated, expanded and richly detailed this new, text version of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Opera examines the history... [more]

$44.99

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Bradford's Pocket Crossword Solver's Lists

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Bradford's Pocket Crossword Solver's Lists

Anne R. Bradford

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Paperback

Hundreds of wide-ranging wordlists all sorted by length and then alphabetically to help with solving cryptic and quick crossword... [more]

$15.99

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Practical Encyclopedia of Chicken Keeping

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Practical Encyclopedia of Chicken Keeping

Fred Hams

Reference works; Poultry farming; Farm & working animals; Birds, including cage birds, as pets

Hardback

Directory of chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys and how to keep them, with 700 photographs. [more]

$49.95

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The Australian Book of Records

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The Australian Book of Records

Helen Taylor, John Taylor

Reference works; History

Paperback

The Australian Book Of Records (TABOR) was founded by 93 times world record driving champions Helen and John Taylor, by popular... [more]

$29.95

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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]

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Royal Britain

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Royal Britain

Charles Phillips

Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Reference works; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

Britain's royal and architectural heritage is celebrated in this sumptuous history, with 1000 images. [more]

$59.95

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The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City - Two-volume slipcased set

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The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City - Two-volume...

Andrea Carandini

Geographical reference; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

Lavishly illustrated throughout with full-colour maps, drawings and photos, and 3D reconstructions, this magnificent two-volume... [more]

$302.01

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Egypt: Gods, Myths & Religion

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Egypt: Gods, Myths & Religion

Lucia Gahlin

Reference works; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Ancient Egyptian religion & mythology

Paperback

An authoritative account of the mythological beliefs, rites and ceremonies, richly illustrated with 400 images. [more]

$23.95

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