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Astronomy 2018 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

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Astronomy 2018 Australia: Your Guide to the Night Sky

Glenn Dawes

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

Paperback

This annual gem (produced each year since 1991) continues to take the Australian stargazer on a wondrous journey of the night... [more]

$29.95

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

Hardback

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [more]

$534.95  $60.00

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1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

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1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller

Reference; Trivia & quiz question books; TV tie-in humour; Gift books; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

Paperback

Presents a selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over. This title includes facts such as: Bees can play football; cholesterol... [more]

$22.99

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The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders

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The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders

Stuart Kells

Library & information sciences

Paperback

<div>Libraries are filled with magic. From the Bodleian, the Folger and... [more]

$32.99

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Halliday Wine Companion 2018

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Halliday Wine Companion 2018

James Halliday

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Cookery, food & drink; Wines

Paperback

The Halliday Wine Companion is recognised as the industry benchmark for Australian wine and the 2018 edition has been completely... [more]

$39.99

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Guinness World Records 2018

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Guinness World Records 2018

Guinness World Records

Reference; General encyclopaedias; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Annuals (Children's&YA); Encyclopaedias (Children's&YA)

Hardback

The record-breaking record annual is back and full of incredible accomplishments, spectacular stunts, cutting-edge science... [more]

$44.99

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The Wisdom of Oz: Australian Aphorisms from the Profound to the Profane

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The Wisdom of Oz: Australian Aphorisms from the Profound to the Profane...

Black Inc

Reference; Gift books

Hardback

<div><strong>The Wisdom of Oz presents the finest pearls of wisdom from Australians of all walks of life - from politicians... [more]

$14.99

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Star Wars: On the Front Lines

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Star Wars: On the Front Lines

Daniel Wallace

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

From the Clone Wars and the Rebellion to the clashes with the First Order, the galaxy is defined by war. Star Wars: On the... [more]

$69.99

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

David Coe

Dictionaries; Usage & grammar guides; Lexicography; Reference

Paperback

If it is important to say what you mean and mean what you say, you will love this book and use it often. It is a must-have... [more]

$19.95

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Guinness World Records 2017

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Guinness World Records 2017

Buzz Aldrin

Reference; General encyclopaedias; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Hardback

The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting... [more]

$44.99

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The Australian National Dictionary: Australian Words and Their Origins (Second Edition)

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The Australian National Dictionary: Australian Words and Their Origins (Second...

Bruce Moore (Editor)

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Language: history & general works; Historical & comparative linguistics; Reference works

Hardback

The Australian National Dictionary 2e is the only comprehensive, historically based record of the words and meanings that... [more]

$175.00

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The Oxford Companion to Wine

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The Oxford Companion to Wine

Jancis Robinson

Reference works; Cookery, food & drink; Wines; Gift books

Hardback

Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4,000 entries on every... [more]

$81.95

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The Classics: All You Need to Know, from Zeus's Throne to the Fall of Rome

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The Classics: All You Need to Know, from Zeus's Throne to the Fall of Rome...

Caroline Taggart

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Reference; Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Trivia & quiz question books

Hardback

From Homer's Odyssey to the Midas touch, this book contains everything one needs to know about the classics. The author... [more]

$24.95  $10.00

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

Ina Bertrand, Peter J. E. Hughes

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Media studies; Social research & statistics

Paperback

This text provides an accessible introduction and overview of research methods for studying media, communication and culture,... [more]

$71.95  $15.00

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Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

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Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

Robert Lee Brewer

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Directories

Paperback

The most trusted guide to getting published !Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market 2018 guide... [more]

$49.99

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The Dictionary of Fashion History

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The Dictionary of Fashion History

Valerie Cumming, P. E. Cunnington, C. Willett Cunnington

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of fashion; Reference works; Fashion & society

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First published in 1960, A Dictionary of English Costume was monumental in scope, providing a comprehensive catalogue of fashion... [more]

$59.99

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Australia's Most Dangerous: Spiders, Snakes, and Marine Creatures

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Australia's Most Dangerous: Spiders, Snakes, and Marine Creatures

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; First aid for the home; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Packed full of interesting and useful facts, this handy reference will help you to appreciate and avoid these often unfairly... [more]

$34.95

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Pears' Cyclopaedia 2017-2018

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Pears' Cyclopaedia 2017-2018

Chris Cook

Reference; General encyclopaedias

Hardback

THE FINAL EDITIONA world of knowledge rolled into one must-have volume - the Swiss army knife of reference booksThe quintessentially... [more]

$55.00

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The Book Lovers' Miscellany

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The Book Lovers' Miscellany

Claire Cock-Starkey

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Gift books

Hardback

Ever wondered how ink is made? Or what is the bestselling book of all time? Or which are the oldest known books in the world?... [more]

$24.99

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

Nicholas Serota

Literary essays; Museums & museology; History

Paperback

From Julian Barnes to Tim Winton, great writers give us personal tours of... [more]

$22.99

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Pocket World in Figures 2018

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Pocket World in Figures 2018

The Economist

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Social research & statistics; Economic statistics

Hardback

Containing fascinating facts and figures about the world we live in, this title comes with: rankings on more than 200 topics;... [more]

$24.99

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How Do Worms Work?: A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing Answers

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How Do Worms Work?: A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing...

Guy Barter

Reference works; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Ever wondered how worms breathe? Or why exactly trees are so big? This book covers all aspects of gardens and gardening, and... [more]

$24.99

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The Wonderful World of Words

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The Wonderful World of Words

Mitchell Symons

Language: history & general works; Reference; Trivia & quiz question books; Humour

Paperback

From information about words and their uses, useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from... [more]

$17.99

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Infographics: Technology

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Infographics: Technology

Simon Rogers

Reference works; Technology: general issues; Children's & Educational; Science & technology: general interest (Children's&YA); Reference works (Children's&YA)

Paperback

A miscellany of incredible information visualised by the brilliant Studio Muti. The fourth in the visually stunning Infographics... [more]

$19.99

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1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless

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1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

The QI team have blown your socks off, made your jaw drop and knocked you sideways. Now they return with 1,234 brand-new mind-blowing... [more]

$17.99

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