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A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

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A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

Michael Allaby, Chris Park

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

This dictionary contains over 9,000 A to Z entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment. Thoroughly revised... [more]

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Dictionary of Medical Terms

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Dictionary of Medical Terms

Mikel A. Rothenberg, Charles F. Chapman, Rebecca Sell M D

Reference works; Medicine

Paperback

Although written primarily as a home reference guide, Barron's Dictionary of Medical Terms has been valued, used, and... [more]

$26.99

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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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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2013

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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2013

Language: reference & general; Children's literature studies: general; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Publishing industry; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

'Take the great advice that's in this Yearbook'- David Almond [more]

$35.00

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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]

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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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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering

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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering

Christopher Gorse (Leeds Metropolitan University), David Johnston (Leeds Metropolitan University), Martin Pritchard (Leeds Metropolitan University)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Civil engineering, surveying & building

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This new dictionary is the most up-to-date A to Z of construction, surveying, and civil engineering terms and definitions... [more]

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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

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

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Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome

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Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers...

Chris Scarre

Biography: historical, political & military; Reference works; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Focusing on the succession of the rulers of imperial Rome, this title guides readers to each reign and its main events. This... [more]

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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]

$22.95

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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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Reading with the Stars: A Celebration of Books and Libraries

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Reading with the Stars:...

Leonard Kniffel

Literacy; Literary studies: general; Dictionaries of quotations; Library & information sciences; Society & culture: general

Hardback

Books and libraries are a cornerstone of education and learning as well as a passport to new worlds for men, women, and children... [more]

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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.The University of Manchester, UK.), Gabriela Saldanha (University of Birmingham, UK.The 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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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]

$42.95

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Essential Superman Encyclopedia

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Essential Superman Encyclopedia

Robert Greenberger, Martin Pasko

Graphic novel & Manga artwork; Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

An A-Z sourcebook of what you wanted to know about the Man of Steel, including entries on Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, Lana Lang,... [more]

$56.95

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language

David Crystal (University of Wales, Bangor)

Language: reference & general; linguistics; Reference works

Paperback

This third edition incorporates the major developments in language study since the mid 1990s. It includes major new sections... [more]

$52.95

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