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Little Oxford Gift Box: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Little Oxford

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Little Oxford Gift Box: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Little Oxford...

Susan (Ed) Ratcliffe

Reference

Hardback

From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000... [more]

$49.95

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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

Elizabeth Martin

Reference works; Medicine; Medicine: general issues; Medical diagnosis; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

This practical medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the very latest developments... [more]

$37.95

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Concise Medical Dictionary

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Concise Medical Dictionary

Elizabeth Martin

Reference works; Medicine; Medicine: general issues; Medical diagnosis; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

This practical and authoritative medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the... [more]

$29.95

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Everyday English for Grown-ups: Getting to grips with the basics

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Everyday English for Grown-ups: Getting to grips with the basics

Michelle Finlay

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

This book takes you back to the basics; the simple rules and tricks that will help native and non-native speakers alike to... [more]

$17.99

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The Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations

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The Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations

Chambers

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

Great Quotations is a treasure trove of the wittiest, most insightful, most famous and most important words uttered in history.... [more]

$85.00

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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition

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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition

Chambers

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Hardback

This dictionary provides around 290,000 references with 275,000 lexical synonyms and over 15,000 encyclopaedic words arranged... [more]

$69.99

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Plain Words

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Plain Words

Rebecca Gowers, Ernest Gowers

Usage & grammar guides; Writing & editing guides; Reference

Paperback

Presents a fresh edition Plain Words, that was intended simply as a guide to the proper use of English for the Civil Service.... [more]

$24.99

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The Directory of Flags: A guide to flags from around the world

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The Directory of Flags: A guide to flags from around the world

Charlotte Greig

Reference works; Children's & Educational

Hardback

The Directory of Flags will take you on an enlightening journey. Flags from around the world will provide a key to discovering... [more]

$19.99

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Speeches That Changed the World

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Speeches That Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Biography: historical, political & military; Reference

Paperback

Over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from throughout history. [more]

$29.95

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Chris Baldick

Literary reference works; Reference works

Paperback

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear and concise definitions of even the most complex literary terms from... [more]

$24.95

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Dictionary of Physics

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Dictionary of Physics

Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie (University of Cambridge)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; States of matter; Light (optics); Applied physics

Paperback

Containing almost 4,000 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative... [more]

$31.95

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

Jack Zipes (University of Minnesota)

Children's literature studies: general; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Hardback

In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern.... [more]

$88.95

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Oxford Dictionary of Marketing

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Oxford Dictionary of Marketing

Charles Doyle

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Business & Economics; Advertising; Market research; Public relations

Paperback

A Dictionary of Marketing is an accessible, practical, and internationally-focused A-Z guide to all areas of marketing. Covering... [more]

$27.95

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QI: The Book of the Dead

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QI: The Book of the Dead

John Mitchinson, John Lloyd

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

Presents inspirational biographical dictionary, with motivational stories about the famous and the obscure. It includes six... [more]

$19.99  $10.00

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

Susan Mayhew (Teacher, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physical geography & topography; Human geography

Paperback

Containing over 3,100 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is... [more]

$24.95

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Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and other Typographical Curiosities

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Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and other Typographical Curiosities...

Keith Houston

Typography & lettering; Language: history & general works; Palaeography (history of writing); Reference

Paperback

Where does the ampersand get its name from? What does the hashtag have to do with commerce in ancient Rome? This book gives... [more]

$24.99

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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words

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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words

Ella Frances Sanders

Language: history & general works; Translation & interpretation; Reference

Hardback

Did you know that the Japanese have a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? [more]

$29.99

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Cambridge Companions to Music

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Cambridge Companions to Music

Simon Trezise (Trinity College, Dublin)

Music; Reference works

Paperback

This accessible Companion provides a comprehensive introduction to the music of France from the early middle ages to the present... [more]

$59.95

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Penguin Dictionary of Science: Fourth Edition

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Penguin Dictionary of Science: Fourth Edition

Mike Clugston

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

A dictionary that covers all the important topics in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular biology,... [more]

$24.99

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Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear

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Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear

Elizabeth P Archibald (The Johns Hopkins University)

Reference; Humour

Hardback

Chock-full of incredible advice that's stood the test of time and based on the popular blog, ASK THE PAST is the tongue-in-cheek... [more]

$39.95  $10.00

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: A Guide to the Australian Idiom

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: A Guide to the Australian Idiom

Peter Nicholson

Language: reference & general; Reference; Humour; Slang & dialect humour

Hardback

This hard-cover book contains 204 colour pages including 170 pictures by outback artist Howard Steer, and a thousand humorous... [more]

$69.95

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World Political Map 160 16th ed

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World Political Map 160 16th ed

UBD Gregorys

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

Sheet map

Detailed map of the World, Pacific Centered at a scale of 1: 40 754 000 Mercator projection Comprehensive index with lists... [more]

$11.99

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Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage

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Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Jeremy Butterfield

Language: reference & general; Usage & grammar guides; linguistics; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Hardback

This renowned reference work offers clear, practical guidance on controversial or disputed language usage, including questions... [more]

$63.95

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Aussie Phrases Down Under: A-Z Guide to Aussie Phrases

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Aussie Phrases Down Under: A-Z Guide to Aussie Phrases

Dianne McInnes

Language: reference & general; Reference

Paperback

These phrases add flavour and colour to the Australian language. Australian English is rich with phrases that reflect experiences... [more]

$9.95

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Is That a Fact?

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Is That a Fact?

John Barron

Reference; Media studies

Paperback

Get all the facts ... if you can handle the truth.<br /><br />Does Australia... [more]

$24.99  $8.00

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