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Even More Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Further Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything

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Even More Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Further Mysteries of Life, the Universe...

William Hartston (Author)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

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

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Ancient History of the Aztec & Inca

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Ancient History of the Aztec & Inca

Phillips Dr Charles

Reference works; History; History of the Americas; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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This boxed set of two encyclopedias charts the rise and fall of the ancient American empires - including the Chavin, Paracas,... [more]

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Investigating Sherlock: The Unofficial Guide

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Investigating Sherlock: The Unofficial Guide

Nikki Stafford

Television; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

A companion to the BBC show. Examines each episode, exploring the character development and cataloging every reference to... [more]

$22.99

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Gyles Brandreth

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Humour collections & anthologies

Paperback

Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners,... [more]

$27.95

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The Times Universal Atlas of the World

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The Times Universal Atlas of the World

Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. Fully updated with extra information next... [more]

$99.99

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Publishing industry

Paperback

The annual edition of the best-selling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and get published, the Writers'... [more]

$39.99

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Student World Atlas: Essential Reference for Students of All Ages

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Student World Atlas: Essential Reference for Students of All Ages

DK

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Brings the Earth's geography to life with satellite and cartographic sources. This book includes detailed maps reveal the... [more]

$29.99

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You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf From Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia

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You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf From Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia...

Jack Lynch

Reference works; History: specific events & topics

Hardback

An illuminating exploration of reference books through time and across cultures, from the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi to... [more]

$40.99

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Collins World Atlas: Complete Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Complete Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide... [more]

$69.99

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Crocodile Beat

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Crocodile Beat

Gail Jorgensen

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Down by the river in the heat of the day the crocodile sleeps and awaits his prey. Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz... [more]

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A Dictionary of Nursing

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A Dictionary of Nursing

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

Reference works; Medicine; Nursing

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

$20.95

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The Brain: An Illustrated History of Neuroscience

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The Brain: An Illustrated History of Neuroscience

Reference works; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Here is the essential guide to the human brain, an authoritative reference book and timeline that examines the three pounds... [more]

$29.99

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The Oxford Companion to Wine

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The Oxford Companion to Wine

Jancis Robinson

Reference works; Cookery, food & drink; Wines; Gift books

Hardback

Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4,000 entries on every... [more]

$81.95

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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

Elizabeth Martin

Reference works; Medicine; Medicine: general issues; Medical diagnosis; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

This practical medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the very latest developments... [more]

$37.95

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Concise Medical Dictionary

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Concise Medical Dictionary

Elizabeth Martin

Reference works; Medicine; Medicine: general issues; Medical diagnosis; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

This practical and authoritative medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the... [more]

$29.95

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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition

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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition

Chambers

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Hardback

This dictionary provides around 290,000 references with 275,000 lexical synonyms and over 15,000 encyclopaedic words arranged... [more]

$69.99

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The Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations

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The Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations

Chambers

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

Great Quotations is a treasure trove of the wittiest, most insightful, most famous and most important words uttered in history.... [more]

$85.00

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The Directory of Flags: A guide to flags from around the world

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The Directory of Flags: A guide to flags from around the world

Charlotte Greig

Reference works; Children's & Educational

Hardback

The Directory of Flags will take you on an enlightening journey. Flags from around the world will provide a key to discovering... [more]

$19.99

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Dictionary of Physics

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Dictionary of Physics

Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie (University of Cambridge)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; States of matter; Light (optics); Applied physics

Paperback

Containing almost 4,000 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative... [more]

$31.95

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Chris Baldick

Literary reference works; Reference works

Paperback

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear and concise definitions of even the most complex literary terms from... [more]

$24.95

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

Jack Zipes (University of Minnesota)

Children's literature studies: general; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Hardback

In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern.... [more]

$88.95

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Oxford Dictionary of Marketing

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Oxford Dictionary of Marketing

Charles Doyle

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Business & Economics; Advertising; Market research; Public relations

Paperback

A Dictionary of Marketing is an accessible, practical, and internationally-focused A-Z guide to all areas of marketing. Covering... [more]

$27.95

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

Susan Mayhew (Teacher, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physical geography & topography; Human geography

Paperback

Containing over 3,100 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is... [more]

$24.95

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Penguin Dictionary of Science: Fourth Edition

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Penguin Dictionary of Science: Fourth Edition

Mike Clugston

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

A dictionary that covers all the important topics in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular biology,... [more]

$24.99

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Cambridge Companions to Music

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Cambridge Companions to Music

Simon Trezise (Trinity College, Dublin)

Music; Reference works

Paperback

This accessible Companion provides a comprehensive introduction to the music of France from the early middle ages to the present... [more]

$59.95

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