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Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Guns

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Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Guns

Will Fowler, Anthony North, Charles Stronge, Patrick Sweeney

Reference works; History; Militaria, arms & armour

Hardback

An authoritative historical guide to the world of military, antique and law-enforcement firearms, photographed throughout.... [more]

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The Times Universal Atlas of the World

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The Times Universal Atlas of the World

Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. Fully updated with extra information next... [more]

$99.99

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The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words

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The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words

Peter E. Meltzer

Thesauri; Reference

Paperback

With over twenty percent more material, a must for any lover of distinctive words. [more]

$38.95

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Publishing industry

Paperback

The annual edition of the best-selling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and get published, the Writers'... [more]

$39.99

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You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf From Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia

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You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf From Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia...

Jack Lynch

Reference works; History: specific events & topics

Hardback

An illuminating exploration of reference books through time and across cultures, from the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi to... [more]

$40.99

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Collins World Atlas: Complete Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Complete Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide... [more]

$69.99

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Crocodile Beat

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Crocodile Beat

Gail Jorgensen

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Down by the river in the heat of the day the crocodile sleeps and awaits his prey. Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz... [more]

$6.99

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A Dictionary of Nursing

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A Dictionary of Nursing

Elizabeth A. Martin (Formerly of Market House Books), Tanya A. McFerran (Anglia Ruskin University)

Reference works; Medicine; Nursing

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This bestselling dictionary provides detailed coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions in an authoritative... [more]

$21.95

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The Brain: An Illustrated History of Neuroscience

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The Brain: An Illustrated History of Neuroscience

Reference works; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Here is the essential guide to the human brain, an authoritative reference book and timeline that examines the three pounds... [more]

$29.99

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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]

$102.95

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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]

$38.95

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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]

$30.95

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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]

$22.99

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The Essential Lingo Dictionary: of Australian words and phrases

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The Essential Lingo Dictionary: of Australian words and phrases

John Miller

Dictionaries; Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Paperback

The Essential Lingo Dictionary is a warts-and-all look at the notoriously hilarious (and occasionally a little bit naughty)... [more]

$14.99

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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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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 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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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 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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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 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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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II

Jonathan North

Reference works; History; Second World War; Uniforms & insignia

Hardback

An expert visual history of military personnel, with 600 images of uniforms and contextual analysis. [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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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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