Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of Reference


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Reference - It's right here in black & white, at Abbey's.

34,232 results

An A-Z of Baby Names

978/019/966/9780199669851.jpg

An A-Z of Baby Names

Patrick Hanks (University of the West of England)

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Health & Self-Help; Baby names

Paperback

Previously Babies' Names and now reissued, an A-Z of Baby Names provides the meanings and origins for over 2,500 first names.... [more]

$15.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
My LIfes Journey: Memories Moments (Slipcased)

no-image-available.jpg

My LIfes Journey: Memories Moments (Slipcased)

Michael Wilkinson

Reference

Mixed media product

[more]

$29.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Kel Richards' Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

978/174/223/9781742233734.jpg

Kel Richards' Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Kel Richards

Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

Are you seeing your mates this arvo because it's been yonks? Do you shout `ave a go, ya mug to your football team from the... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

978/019/964/9780199641666.jpg

A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

Michael Allaby, Chris Park

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

This dictionary contains over 9,000 A to Z entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment. Thoroughly revised... [more]

$29.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Quotable Winston Churchill: A Collection of Wit and Wisdom

978/076/244/9780762449835.jpg

The Quotable Winston Churchill: A Collection of Wit and Wisdom

Sir Winston S. Churchill

Prose: non-fiction; Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

This tiny tome featuring a faux leather binding with embossed type and illustration is filled with Winston Churchill's biography,... [more]

$9.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Dictionary of Medical Terms

978/076/414/9780764147586.jpg

Dictionary of Medical Terms

Mikel A. Rothenberg, Charles F. Chapman, Rebecca Sell M D

Reference works; Medicine

Paperback

Although written primarily as a home reference guide, Barron's Dictionary of Medical Terms has been valued, used, and... [more]

$26.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Theatre and Museums

978/023/058/9780230580206.jpg

Theatre and Museums

Susan Bennett

Theatre Studies; Museums & museology; Cultural studies

Paperback

Bennett explores the relationship between theatre and museums, looking particularly at the collaborative processes that intertwine... [more]

$17.95  $5.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

978/019/957/9780199570034.jpg

Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Ned Sherrin

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Humour collections & anthologies

Paperback

The late Ned Sherrin's personal choice of humorous quotations, from witty one-liners to the punchlines of sparkling anecdotes.... [more]

$27.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Homework for Grown-ups: Everything You Learnt at School... and Promptly Forgot

978/009/954/9780099540021.jpg

Homework for Grown-ups: Everything You Learnt at School... and Promptly...

E Foley, B Coates

Reference; Hobbies, quizzes & games

Paperback

Homework for Grown-Ups covers everything from algebra and prime numbers, English grammar and the Big Bang theory, and an easy... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2013

978/140/817/9781408172339.jpg

Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2013

Language: reference & general; Children's literature studies: general; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Publishing industry; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

'Take the great advice that's in this Yearbook'- David Almond [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

978/019/965/9780199654505.jpg

Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Susan Ratcliffe (Associate Editor, Quotations, Oxford University Press)

Literary reference works; Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

The perfect gift for every occasion. Packed with 4,000 quotable quotes new and old, this little book offers the words of famous... [more]

$22.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The World's Most Difficult Quiz 2: More King William's College General Knowledge Papers

978/184/631/9781846318375.jpg

The World's Most Difficult Quiz 2: More King William's College General Knowledge...

Pat Cullen

Reference; Puzzles & quizzes

Paperback

Following the best-selling book The World's Most Difficult Quiz comes this sequel which collects the most taxing questions... [more]

$26.95  $9.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter Needs

978/160/652/9781606525180.jpg

In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter...

Caroline Taggart

Reference works; Business & Economics; Business communication & presentation

Hardback

In the Loop and Up to Speed uncovers the origins and meanings of many useful and some not so useful phrases that can be heard... [more]

$19.99  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Raupo Book Of Maori Proverbs

978/014/356/9780143567912.jpg

The Raupo Book Of Maori Proverbs

A.E. Brougham, A. W. Reed, Timoti Karetu

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries of quotations; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and common sense pf the Maori people. Evocative and succinct, they are great... [more]

$19.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

978/000/722/9780007225743.jpg

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

James Gleick

Library & information sciences; Society & Social Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing. [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Strine

978/192/192/9781921922329.jpg

Strine

Afferbeck Lauder

Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Paperback

Introduced by John Clarke Do you sign on the dotted lion? Is your tea nature Orpheus rocker? Who is Charlie Charm Puck... [more]

$12.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire

978/019/993/9780199937394.jpg

The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire

Ted Gioia (Freelance Author)

Music; Jazz; Reference works

Hardback

Ted Gioia's first new jazz book since The History of Jazz, The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire, is a comprehensive... [more]

$62.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A Dictionary of Astronomy

978/019/960/9780199609055.jpg

A Dictionary of Astronomy

Ian Ridpath (Full-time writer and broadcaster on astronomy and space)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science

Paperback

Completely revised and updated, this dictionary contains over 4,300 entries covering all aspects of astronomy. Written by... [more]

$31.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

978/144/053/9781440538728.jpg

Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

Alan Kistler

Reference works

Hardback

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

$37.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Korea & Seoul Country Map: Korea & Seoul Country Map

978/079/460/9780794606206.jpg

Korea & Seoul Country Map: Korea & Seoul Country Map

Periplus Editions

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

Sheet map

<p>The&nbsp;<i>Korea Travel Map</i>&nbsp;from Periplus is designed as a convenient, easy-to-use tool for travelers. Created... [more]

$11.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Down Under World Map 161 7th ed

978/073/192/9780731928446.jpg

Down Under World Map 161 7th ed

UBD Gregorys

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Sheet map

[more]

$11.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Just My Type: A Book About Fonts

978/184/668/9781846683022.jpg

Just My Type: A Book About Fonts

Simon Garfield

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Reference works; Humour

Paperback

Describes how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world; why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

978/019/960/9780199605637.jpg

Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

John Emsley (Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

Paperback

Since publication of John Emsley's Nature's Building Blocks in 2003 there have been a number of new developments. Fully updated... [more]

$34.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Cox's Fragmenta: An Historical Miscellany

978/075/246/9780752463292.jpg

Cox's Fragmenta: An Historical Miscellany

Simon Murphy

Reference; General & world history

Paperback

Cox's Fragmenta [more]

$19.95  $6.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Amglish, in Like, Ten Easy Lessons: A Celebration of the New World Lingo

978/144/221/9781442211674.jpg

Amglish, in Like, Ten Easy Lessons: A Celebration of the New World Lingo...

Arthur E. Rowse

Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Paperback

Amglish in, Like, Ten Easy Lessons: A Celebration of the New World Lingo, by Arthur Rowse and with illustrations by John Doherty,... [more]

$21.95  $8.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
My Shopping Basket
Your cart does not contain any items.