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The Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows: 1001 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything

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The Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows: 1001 Mysteries of Life, the...

William Hartston

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

A witty and fascinating exploration of the limits of human knowledge of our planet, its history and culture, and the universe... [more]

$29.99

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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]

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The Times Reference Atlas of the World

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The Times Reference Atlas of the World

Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Eighth edition of this popular atlas from the prestigious and authoritative Times Atlas range. Latest satellite images and... [more]

$59.99

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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

Paperback

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 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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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of the American War of Independence

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of the American War of Independence...

Digby Smith, Kevin F. Kiley

Reference works; History; History of the Americas; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Military history; Uniforms & insignia

Paperback

A definitive analysis of the weapons, equipment, deployment, tactics and motivation of these national forces, as well as fascinating... [more]

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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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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]

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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]

$12.95

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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 word lists all sorted by length and then alphabetically to help with solving cryptic and quick crossword... [more]

$15.99

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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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A Dictionary of Science

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A Dictionary of Science

Jonathan Law

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Physics

Paperback

This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human... [more]

$27.95

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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]

$69.99

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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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The Essential All Blackography: The Indispensable Guide to Every All Black

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The Essential All Blackography: The Indispensable Guide to Every All Black...

Ron Palenski

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Reference works; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby Union

Hardback

Lavish new edition of this indispensable guide to every All Blacks from the very first player - James Allan in 1884 to the... [more]

$43.95

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and...

James Armitage

Reference works; History; Horticulture; Gardening

Paperback

Practical Latin for Gardeners is a timely and useful guide to plant names based on the bestselling Latin for Gardeners. It... [more]

$24.99

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A Dictionary  of Economics

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A Dictionary of Economics

Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth D. Myles, John Black

Reference works; Business & Economics; Economics

Paperback

This bestselling and authoritative dictionary covers all aspects of economics including theory, policy, and applied micro... [more]

$24.95

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The Big Bad World of Concept Art for Video Games: How to Start Your Career as a Concept Artist

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The Big Bad World of Concept Art for Video Games: How to Start Your Career...

Eliott Lilly

Theory of art; Reference works; Teaching staff; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

Are you ready to begin your career as a concept artist in the video game industry but don't know where to start? The Big Bad... [more]

$63.95

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World Encyclopedia of Tanks & Armoured Fighting Vehicles

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World Encyclopedia of Tanks & Armoured Fighting Vehicles

Forty George, Jack Livesey

Reference works; History; Tanks & military land vehicles

Hardback

An illustrated A-Z history of the world's most important tanks and AFVs, with detailed specifications. [more]

$59.95

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A Complete Guide to Australian Frogs

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A Complete Guide to Australian Frogs

Simon Clulow , Mike Swan

Reference works; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

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Australia is home to some of the world's most unique frogs, from colourful burrowing frogs, to frogs with `hip-pockets' and... [more]

$49.95

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Elizabeth Knowles

Language: reference & general; Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Gift books

Paperback

Featuring over 2,000 proverbs and sayings, both quirky and wise, on 250 different themes, the Little Oxford Dictionary of... [more]

$20.95

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