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An A-Z of Baby Names

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An A-Z of Baby Names

Patrick Hanks (University of the West of England)

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Health & Self-Help; Baby names

Paperback

Previously Babies' Names and now reissued, an A-Z of Baby Names provides the meanings and origins for over 2,500 first names.... [more]

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Susan Ratcliffe (Associate Editor, Quotations, Oxford University Press)

Literary reference works; Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

The perfect gift for every occasion. Packed with 4,000 quotable quotes new and old, this little book offers the words of famous... [more]

$22.95

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Ned Sherrin

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Humour collections & anthologies

Paperback

The late Ned Sherrin's personal choice of humorous quotations, from witty one-liners to the punchlines of sparkling anecdotes.... [more]

$27.95

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In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter Needs

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In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter...

Caroline Taggart

Reference works; Business & Economics; Business communication & presentation

Hardback

In the Loop and Up to Speed uncovers the origins and meanings of many useful and some not so useful phrases that can be heard... [more]

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Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs with English Translations

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Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs with English Translations

A.E. Brougham, A. W. Reed, Timoti Karetu

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries of quotations; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and common sense pf the Maori people. Evocative and succinct, they are great... [more]

$19.95

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Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: with Observations on Culture and Language

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Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: with Observations on Culture and Language...

Qin Xue Herzberg, Larry Herzberg

Dictionaries of quotations; Languages & ESL

Paperback

A collection of 500+ proverbs in Chinese and English, capturing the enduring wisdom of China, for travelers and language... [more]

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The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire

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The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire

Ted Gioia (Freelance Author)

Music; Jazz; Reference works

Hardback

Ted Gioia's first new jazz book since The History of Jazz, The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire, is a comprehensive... [more]

$62.95

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A Dictionary of Astronomy

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A Dictionary of Astronomy

Ian Ridpath (Full-time writer and broadcaster on astronomy and space)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science

Paperback

Completely revised and updated, this dictionary contains over 4,300 entries covering all aspects of astronomy. Written by... [more]

$31.95

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Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

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Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

Alan Kistler

Reference works

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$37.95

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Korea & Seoul Country Map: Korea & Seoul Country Map

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Korea & Seoul Country Map: Korea & Seoul Country Map

Periplus Editions

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

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<p>The&nbsp;<i>Korea Travel Map</i>&nbsp;from Periplus is designed as a convenient, easy-to-use tool for travelers. Created... [more]

$11.99

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Just My Type: A Book About Fonts

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Just My Type: A Book About Fonts

Simon Garfield

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Humour

Paperback

Describes how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world; why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her... [more]

$24.99

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Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

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Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

John Emsley (Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

Paperback

Since publication of John Emsley's Nature's Building Blocks in 2003 there have been a number of new developments. Fully updated... [more]

$34.95

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Doctor Who Encyclopedia (New Edition)

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Doctor Who Encyclopedia (New Edition)

Gary Russell

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

The Doctor Who Encyclopedia covers the Eleventh Doctor's first two seasons, plus every Ninth and Tenth Doctor story, and is... [more]

$55.00

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The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Fifth Edition Revised

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The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Fifth Edition Revised

David Farmer (Formerly Reader in History at Reading University)

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Christianity

Paperback

The renowned Oxford Dictionary of Saints returns in a revised and updated form, providing concise accounts of the lives, cults,... [more]

$23.95

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Susan Ratcliffe (Associate Editor, OUP)

Reference; Reference works; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

Based on the highly acclaimed seventh edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, this new edition includes over 9,000... [more]

$27.95

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Wheelock's Latin

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Wheelock's Latin

Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur

Reference works; History

Paperback

Now in its seventh edition, Wheelock's Latin retains its signature core of authentic Latin readings, taken not only from classical... [more]

$41.95

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Islam: The Basics

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Islam: The Basics

Colin Turner

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Islam

Paperback

Offers introduction to various aspects of Muslim belief and practice. This title covers topics such as: The Koran and its... [more]

$29.99

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation 2nd Edition

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation 2nd Edition

Mona Baker (University of Manchester, UK.), Gabriela Saldanha (University of Birmingham, UK.)

Translation & interpretation; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Presents a comprehensive overview of the academic discipline of translation studies. This book covers the history of translation... [more]

$105.00

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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

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

$40.95

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The Dictionary of Demons: Names of the Damned

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The Dictionary of Demons: Names of the Damned

Michelle Belanger

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Satanism & demonology; Mysticism, magic & ritual

Paperback

Throughout medieval and Renaissance Europe, it was believed that a demon's true name could summon it, compel it, and bind... [more]

$51.95

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USS Enterprise: Owners Workshop Manual

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USS Enterprise: Owners Workshop Manual

Ben Riley Robinson (MARCUS), Marcus Riley

Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

This long-awaited new Star Trek technical manual--nearly two years in the making--presented in the world-renowned Haynes... [more]

$46.95

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Indonesian Reference Grammar 2nd Edition

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Indonesian Reference Grammar 2nd Edition

James Neil Sneddon, Alexander Adelaar, Dwi Noverini Djenar, Michael C. Ewing

Language & Linguistics; Language: reference & general; Grammar & vocabulary; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This grammar provides a comprehensive description of the structure of the Indonesian language written in a clear, non-technical... [more]

$55.00

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Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics 4th Edition

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Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics 4th Edition...

Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

linguistics; Language teaching theory & methods; ELT: teaching theory & methods; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This Dictionary is an essential tool for students of applied linguistics, language teaching, TEFL, and introductory courses... [more]

$62.99

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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

If you have ever been stuck trying to identify a Shakespearean quote then this is the book for you! With over 3,000 quotes... [more]

$26.99

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The Photographer's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion

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The Photographer's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion

Maria Piscopo

Photography & photographs; Reference works; Business & Economics; Sales & marketing

Paperback

A comprehensive and practical guide to marketing & self-promotion for photographers. Condensing theory into practical, easy-to-follow... [more]

$42.99

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