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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)

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

$29.99

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A Dictionary of the Bible

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A Dictionary of the Bible

W.R.F. Browning (Cuddesdon College, Oxford (retired))

Reference works; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

This is the most acclaimed, accessible, and up-to-date dictionary of the Bible available. Containing over 2,000 authoritative... [more]

$22.95

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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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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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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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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 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, 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

Paperback

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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Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

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Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

Alison Latham (Writer and editor of music reference books)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Western "classical" music; Reference works

Paperback

Covers the musical terms in English and other European languages generally used in Western music. This dictionary features... [more]

$21.95

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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]

$63.95

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Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print

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Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into...

Renni Browne, Dave King (University of Liverpool UK)

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Paperback

A superb tutorial for anyone wanting to learn from pros how to polish fiction writing with panache. -- Library Journal. [more]

$27.95

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English Verbs Quick Reference Guide

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English Verbs Quick Reference Guide

Lauren Scerbo

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

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This handy 4-page laminated guide gives you information on one of the most important parts of speech: The Verb. It includes... [more]

$9.95

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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]

$55.00

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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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