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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]

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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Macquarie: From Colony to Country

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Macquarie: From Colony to Country

Harry Dillion, Peter Butler

Encyclopaedias & reference works; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Political leaders & leadership; Regional government

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In 1810 Lachlan Macquarie became governor of New South Wales. He ruled the colony for 12 years. The story of Macquarie's governorship... [more]

$34.99

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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

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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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The Flavour Thesaurus

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The Flavour Thesaurus

Niki Segnit

Reference works; Cookery, food & drink

Hardback

A unique treasury of flavour combinations, offering endless diversion and inspiration for the creative cook. [more]

$39.99

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Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney

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Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney

Dennis O'Driscoll

Biography; Biography: literary; Poetry by individual poets; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Dictionaries of biography (Who's Who)

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Widely regarded as the finest poet of his generation, Seamus Heaney is the subject of numerous critical studies; [more]

$35.95

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A Dictionary of Australian Politics

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A Dictionary of Australian Politics

Jackie Dickenson, Robert Corcoran

Reference works; History; Politics & government

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A comprehensive guide to Australia's unique and colourful political language. [more]

$29.99

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A Field Guide to Insects in Australia

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A Field Guide to Insects in Australia

Paul Zborowski, Ross Storey

Reference works; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Whether you are an amateur insect enthusiast, a student or an Entomologist, this updated and revised third edition identifies... [more]

$35.00

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The Medieval Canon Law: Teaching, Literature and Transmission

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The Medieval Canon Law: Teaching, Literature and Transmission

Dorothy Owen

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; History; Christian institutions & organisations

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Knowledge of the canon law was essential for the medieval ecclesiastical administrator, and teaching in canon law was provided... [more]

$35.95  $20.00

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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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Sharks and Rays of Australia

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Sharks and Rays of Australia

P.R. Last, John Donald Stevens

Reference works; Fishes (ichthyology); Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

The classic reference, fully illustrated in colour with detailed species descriptions and location maps, now available in... [more]

$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

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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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British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt Revised, Expanded

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British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt Revised, Expanded

Ian Shaw, Paul Nicholson

Reference works; History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Hardback

Featuring facts, illustrations and insights, this title answers various questions on ancient Egyptian topics from Abydos and... [more]

$49.95

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Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confused with Audio CD, Second Edition

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Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confused with Audio CD, Second Edition...

Jean Yates

Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Reference works; Educational: Languages other than English; Languages & ESL

Mixed media product

Covers such topics as - Being Friendly; Developing a Spanish Vocabulary; Identifying People; Describing People; Identifying... [more]

$37.95

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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Toby Wilkinson

Reference works; History; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

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The ancient civilization of Egypt offers a dazzling array of kings and dynasties, gods and goddesses, temples and tombs. This... [more]

$21.99

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Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

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Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

Roy Peter Clark

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Writing skills; Reference works

Paperback

Tools Not Rules': here are 50 essential ones that writers of all kinds can use every day. [more]

$27.99

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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 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]

$27.99

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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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