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Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

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Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

Jo O'Donoghue, Sean McMahon

Dictionaries; Reference; Reference works

Hardback

A vivid and affectionate celebration of the history, culture and mythology of Ireland [more]

$69.99

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Dinah Birch

Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary studies: general; Reference works

Hardback

This edition of the classic reference has been thoroughly revised and updated, offering unrivalled coverage of English literature.... [more]

$101.95

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Logarithmetica Britannica 2 Volume Paperback Set: Logarithms to 20 Decimal Places 10,000 - 100,000

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Logarithmetica Britannica 2 Volume Paperback Set: Logarithms to 20 Decimal...

A. J. Thompson

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Number theory

Paperback

This work of Dr Thompson's is an attempt to commemorate in a worthy manner the first great table of common logarithms, which... [more]

$230.00  $120.00

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

Timothy Darvill (Centre for Archaeology, Anthropology, and Heritage, Bournemouth University)

Reference works; History; Archaeology

Paperback

The most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and up-to-date dictionary of archaeology available. Over 4,000 entries cover artefacts,... [more]

$27.95

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Handbook of Aboriginal Languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital T

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Handbook of Aboriginal Languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital...

Jim Wafer

Language: reference & general; linguistics; Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

Hardback

A guide to Aboriginal languages, with illustrative vocabularies. The first part is a survey of the indigenous languages of... [more]

$135.00

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Family Crests of Japan

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Family Crests of Japan

Stone Bridge Press

Reference works; History; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours

Paperback

Find the beauty and meaning of over 850 family crests found in Japanese tradition [more]

$32.99

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The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance

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The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance

Eric R. Scerri (Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics; Chemistry; Physical chemistry; Biochemistry

Paperback

A comprehensive survey of the periodic table of the elements including the work of precursors, and the discovery of the periodic... [more]

$60.95

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The Historical Statistics of the United States 5 Volume Hardback Set: Millennial Edition

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The Historical Statistics of the United States 5 Volume Hardback Set: Millennial...

Susan B. Carter, Scott Sigmund Gartner, Michael R. Haines, Alan L. Olmstead, Richard Sutch

Reference works; History; History of the Americas

Hardback

A comprehensive compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources recording every aspect of the history of the United States.... [more]

$2115.00  $1000.00

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A Dictionary of English Surnames

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A Dictionary of English Surnames

P. H. Reaney, R. M. Wilson

Reference; Reference works; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours

Paperback

An authoritative and enlightening guide to the origins of over 16,000 English surnames and their development over the centuries.... [more]

$25.95

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The Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy

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The Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy

Thomas Mautner

Reference works; Philosophy

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What do philosophers mean by 'absolute' and 'akrasia'? What are 'Polish notation' and 'prime matter'? What contributions to... [more]

$24.99

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Nouvelle Grammaire du Francais: Cours de Civilisation Francaise de la Sorbonne

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Nouvelle Grammaire du Francais: Cours de Civilisation Francaise de la Sorbonne...

Yvonne Delatour, Dominique Jennepin, Maylis Leon-Dufour

Grammar & vocabulary; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Hardback

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$49.95

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Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History

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Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History

William Safire

Prose: non-fiction; Reference works; History

Hardback

The definitive compendium of classic and modern oratory expanded-with a new preface on what makes a speech great. [more]

$70.95

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McGraw Hill Spanish and English Legal Dictionary: Diccionario Juridico Ingles

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McGraw Hill Spanish and English Legal Dictionary: Diccionario Juridico Ingles...

Henry Saint Dahl

Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries; Reference works; Jurisprudence & general issues; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Este diccionario es una herramienta practica y multicultural que define cientos de terminos clave en derecho comecial, civil,... [more]

$56.95

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Dictionary of Trade Policy Terms

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Dictionary of Trade Policy Terms

Walter Goode (University of Adelaide)

Reference works; Business & Economics; International trade; International economic & trade law

Paperback

2000 key terms, expressions and events associated with international trade, useful both for generalists and specialists. [more]

$85.00  $30.00

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Aboriginal Languages of Cent A

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Aboriginal Languages of Cent A

Robert Hoogeraad

linguistics; Encyclopaedias & reference works; History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

This handy pocket-size book reveals the richness, strength and diversity of the Aboriginal languages of Central Australia.... [more]

$12.95

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The Waterbug Book: a Guide to the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate Australia

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The Waterbug Book: a Guide to the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate...

John Gooderham, Edward Tsyrlin

Reference works; Microbiology (non-medical); Freshwater biology, limnology; Zoology: Invertebrates; Limnology (freshwater); Management of land & natural resources

Paperback

Full of practical tips about where to find various animals, and what their presence can tell about their environment. [more]

$49.95

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Spanish Verbs Quick Reference Guide

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Spanish Verbs Quick Reference Guide

William Bengtson

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

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Basics of Spanish verbs in our easily accessible format. This 6-page laminated guide includes: verb components, verb types,... [more]

$13.95

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Targeting Maths Dictionary

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Targeting Maths Dictionary

Garda Turner

Reference works; Children's & Educational; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

Paperback

Clearly defines all the mathematical terms used in primary school and is packed full of colourful photographs, illustrations... [more]

$11.95

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Aboriginal Place Names

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Aboriginal Place Names

A. W. Reed

Place names & gazetteers; History; Folklore, myths & legends; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

A collection of Aboriginal names and their derivations. The place names are listed, followed by the state in which each is... [more]

$21.99

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New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary

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New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary

Edy Garcia Schaffer

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Paperback

Puzzle clues and solution words include abbreviations; slang words; literary, scientific, and foreign references; along with... [more]

$16.99

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World War II

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World War II

Barbara C. Bigelow

Reference works; History; General & world history; European history; Second World War; Educational: History

Hardback

Exploring World War II, this reference presents 15 excerpts from primary sources related to this period, including speeches,... [more]

$134.20

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French Grammar Quick Study Reference Guide

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French Grammar Quick Study Reference Guide

Dora Romero

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Study & learning skills: general; Languages & ESL

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Looking to learn the French Language? Learn the grammar principles with this QuickStudy French Grammar guide. This 4-page... [more]

$14.95

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Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

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Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

Gerry Swan

Reference works; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

An introduction to the reptiles of Australia. The text covers snakes, crocodiles, turtles and lizards and describes key characteristics... [more]

$18.99

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The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols

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The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols

Alain Gheerbrant, Jean Chevalier, John Buchanan-Brown

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Anthropology; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

Paperback

A dictionary that explores the symbols which abound in literature, religion, national identity and are found at the heart... [more]

$39.99

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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History

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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History

Colin McEvedy, David Woodroffe

Reference works; History; General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Historical geography

Paperback

A revised edition of The Penguin Atlas of Medieval History . [more]

$19.99

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