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Messing About in Quotes: A Little Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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Messing About in Quotes: A Little Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations...

Gyles Brandreth

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Humour collections & anthologies

Hardback

This new collection brings together a handpicked selection of the funniest... [more]

$20.95

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Murder on Millionaires' Row

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Murder on Millionaires' Row

Erin Lindsey

Fiction & Literature; Historical mysteries; Fantasy; Research & information: general

Paperback

This delightfully charming debut historical mystery takes readers on a chase through 1880's Manhattan, filled with wonderful... [more]

$23.99

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Speeches of Note: A Celebration of the Old, New and Unspoken

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Speeches of Note: A Celebration of the Old, New and Unspoken

Shaun Usher

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Reference works; Social & cultural history; Gift books

Hardback

Eisenhower * Meghan Markle * Sojourner Truth * Salman Rushdie * Panti Bliss * Nelson Mandela * Robert F. Kennedy * Virginia... [more]

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

Andrew Leigh

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Consumerism; Social research & statistics; Clinical trials

Paperback

Randomised tests are carried out on us every day- by supermarkets, search engines, online dating sites and direct marketers.... [more]

$29.99

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

Elspeth Wills

Place names & gazetteers; History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

A fascinating exploration of why Scottish place-names appear in some of the most far-flung places around the globe, from Antarctica... [more]

$22.99  $6.00

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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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Abraham Lincoln: Quotable Wisdom: Quotable Wisdom

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Abraham Lincoln: Quotable Wisdom: Quotable Wisdom

Carol Kelly-Gangi

Reference; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

From his early years on the Kentucky frontier to the heartrending Gettysburg address, this unique collection captures the... [more]

$19.99  $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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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Ancient Israel

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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers...

John Rogerson

Reference works; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Religion & beliefs

Hardback

Spanning 1,500 years, Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings charts all the leaders of Israel from the Ancestors through the... [more]

$59.95  $30.00

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Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use

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Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use...

Max Cryer

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

Paperback

Language expert Max Cryer's new book is an up-to-date guide to some of the most interesting words and phrases in the English... [more]

$19.99

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

James Delbourgo

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Museums & museology; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

Hans Sloane was the greatest collector of his time, and one of the greatest of all time. His name is familiar today through... [more]

$29.99

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital Encryption

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital...

Joshua Holden

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Data encryption

Paperback

The Mathematics of Secrets takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematics behind cryptography--the science of sending... [more]

$44.99

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Word to the Wise: Untangling the mix-ups, misuse and myths of language

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Word to the Wise: Untangling the mix-ups, misuse and myths of language

Mark Broatch

Usage & grammar guides; Writing & editing guides; Reference

Paperback

Even the best wordsmiths can trip over words that are commonly misused, mixed up or misspelled. This useful, playful reference... [more]

$29.99

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What Shape Is Space?: A primer for the 21st century

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What Shape Is Space?: A primer for the 21st century

Giles Sparrow

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Space science

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this well-informed and lucid book takes a comprehensive... [more]

$24.99

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

Jacob Field

Reference works; Philosophy; Politics & government; Business & management

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this incisive discussion of capitalism breaks down... [more]

$24.99

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Understand Probability: Little Quick Fix

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Understand Probability: Little Quick Fix

John MacInnes

Research methods: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

The Little Quick Fix to Understanding Probability breaks it down step by step with crystal clear examples and exercises from... [more]

$19.99

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Have You Eaten Grandma?

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Have You Eaten Grandma?

Gyles Brandreth

Usage & grammar guides; Reference; Humour

Hardback

It can be much harder than it seems; commas, colons, semi-colons and even apostrophes can drive us all mad at times, but it... [more]

$29.99

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Chineasy for Travellers

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Chineasy for Travellers

ShaoLan

Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); Reference works; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides; Languages & ESL

Paperback

The essential Chineasy guide to characters, words and phrases, culture and traditions for travellers of all types, in a pocket-size... [more]

$14.99

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The Little Book of Bridge: Learn How to Play, Score, and Win

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The Little Book of Bridge: Learn How to Play, Score, and Win

Brent Manley

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Bridge

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

Editors Of Popular Science

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Technology: general issues; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

In this paperback reboot of the popular 2012 title, readers will find a collection of the most up-to-date and thrilling DIY... [more]

$31.95

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Fantasies of the Library

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Fantasies of the Library

Anna-Sophie Springer (Co-Director , K. Verlag, Berlin), Etienne Turpin (Anexact Office)

Library & information services

Paperback

A book that acts both as library and exhibition space, selecting, arranging, and housing texts and images, aligning itself... [more]

$34.99

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Official Minecraft Annual 2019

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Official Minecraft Annual 2019

Mojang AB

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Annuals (Children's&YA)

Hardback

The official Minecraft... [more]

$19.99

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Pocket World in Figures: 2019 Edition

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Pocket World in Figures: 2019 Edition

The Economist

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

Hardback

For more than 25 years, Pocket World in Figures has been the indispensible handbook on the state of the world, covering demographics,... [more]

$24.99

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Globalography: Our Interconnected World Revealed in 50 Maps

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Globalography: Our Interconnected World Revealed in 50 Maps

Chris Fitch

World atlases & world maps; History; Globalization

Hardback

We present 50 unique maps - each in its own beautiful and fascinating style - that chart the globalography of our world. We... [more]

$49.99

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

$31.95

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