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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II

Jonathan North

Reference works; History; Second World War; Uniforms & insignia

Hardback

An expert visual history of military personnel, with 600 images of uniforms and contextual analysis. [more]

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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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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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World Physical Map 100 21st ed

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World Physical Map 100 21st ed

UBD Gregory's

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

Sheet map

Relief map of the World, Pacific Centered at a scale of 1: 40 754 000 Mercator... [more]

$11.99

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Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage

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Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Jeremy Butterfield

Language: reference & general; Usage & grammar guides; linguistics; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Hardback

This renowned reference work offers clear, practical guidance on controversial or disputed language usage, including questions... [more]

$63.95

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Dictionary of Tolkien (Lord of the Rings)

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Dictionary of Tolkien (Lord of the Rings)

David Day

Fantasy; Fiction companions; Reference works

Paperback

Full of beautiful illustrations, Tolkien: A Dictionary is an indispensible guide to the rich, mythical world of Middle-earth... [more]

$19.99

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A Dictionary of Sociology

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A Dictionary of Sociology

John Scott (Honorary Professor, University of Copenhagen)

Reference works; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology; Anthropology; Psychology

Paperback

The most authoritative dictionary of sociology available. Fully revised to include the most up-to-date concepts and contemporary... [more]

$24.95

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The Archaeological Excavation Dictionary

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The Archaeological Excavation Dictionary

Anna Kieburg

Reference works; History; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

Over 2,000 terms, Translated into eight different languages. The book is ideal for digs abroad. Includes the Arabic and... [more]

$39.99

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Japan Travel Atlas

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Japan Travel Atlas

Tuttle Publishing

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel maps & atlases

Paperback

Finding your way around Japan is a breeze with this handy Tuttle travel atlas. Designed for the adventurous traveler and containing... [more]

$19.99

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Oxford Guide to Effective Argument and Critical Thinking

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Oxford Guide to Effective Argument and Critical Thinking

Colin Swatridge (AQA A Level Chief Examiner)

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Communication studies; Educational material

Paperback

This work is sure to improve the written work of any student required to demonstrate the key skills of critical writing and... [more]

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Christopher Clapham, James Nicholson (Durham University)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

This leading dictionary contains over 3,000 clear and concise entries updated in line with curriculum and degree requirements.... [more]

$24.95

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New Hart's Rules: The Oxford Style Guide

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New Hart's Rules: The Oxford Style Guide

Oxford University Press

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Reference works

Hardback

New Hart's Rules provides the information and guidance you need to prepare written copy to a high standard. Compiled by experts... [more]

$37.95

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Ewan McEoin

Reference works; Agriculture & related industries; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

This is the first practical field guide for Australian locavores - people who try to eat locally. This book tells the stories... [more]

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Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide

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Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide

DK

Reference works; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Spanning geography, communications, politics, sport, history, culture, design and art, this book features flags, covering... [more]

$29.99

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

P. H. Matthews (Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, St. John's College, Cambridge University)

linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Dialect, slang & jargon; Grammar, syntax; Reference works

Paperback

This authoritative dictionary provides coverage across the field of linguistics, both the theoretical and the practical. In... [more]

$29.95

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A Dictionary of Statistics 3e

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A Dictionary of Statistics 3e

Graham Upton (Professor in Statistics, University of Essex), Ian Cook (Formerly Senior Lecturer, the University of Essex)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

This wide-ranging dictionary covers over 2,300 statistical terms in accessible, jargon-free language. All existing entries... [more]

$29.95

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The Southern Night Sky: A Glow-in-the-Dark Guide to Prominent Stars & Constellations South of the Equator

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The Southern Night Sky: A Glow-in-the-Dark Guide to Prominent Stars & Constellations...

James Kavanagh

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The Southern Night Sky provides a simplified field reference to familiar stars and constellations. A durable folding guide... [more]

$12.99

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China Survival Guide: How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps (3rd E

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China Survival Guide: How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps...

Larry Herzberg, Qin Hersberg

Reference works; Office & workplace; Self-help & personal development; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

An updated edition of the best-selling travel guide that spells out tourist problems and solutions with humor and candor.... [more]

$14.99

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Wonders of the World

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Wonders of the World

Whitestar

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Children's & Educational

Hardback

Twelve titles to satisfy the curiosity and passion of all sort of readers, from animal lovers to motorcycle fans to historical... [more]

$12.99

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

M. C. Howatson (St Anne's College, Oxford)

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary companions; Reference works

Paperback

A unique A-Z reference work of over 3,100 entries spanning the length and breadth of classical literature. It ranges from... [more]

$30.95

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Oxford Guide to Plain English

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Oxford Guide to Plain English

Martin Cutts (Plain Language Commission)

Language: reference & general; Usage & grammar guides; Reference; Reference works

Paperback

Completely revised and updated, this new edition of the Oxford Guide to Plain English is an essential tool for clear communication.... [more]

$17.95

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How to Write: Successful Essays, Dissertations, and Exams

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How to Write: Successful Essays, Dissertations, and Exams

Chris Mounsey (University of Winchester)

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Writing skills; Reference works; Educational material

Paperback

Practical, accessible, and written by an author with extensive teaching experience, this book is essential for students wanting... [more]

$24.95

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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Michael Allaby

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; Geology & the lithosphere; Physical geography & topography

Paperback

The Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences covers geology and related areas including planetary science, volcanology, palaeontology,... [more]

$31.95

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music

Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Michael Kennedy, Joyce Kennedy

Music; Reference works

Paperback

Providing over 10,000 entries, the sixth edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most up-to-date dictionary of musical... [more]

$31.95

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

Oxford Dictionaries

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Technical writing; Poetry; Reference works

Paperback

This invaluable resource contains rhymes for over 45,000 words presented in a clear and user-friendly layout. Features include... [more]

$24.95

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