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Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney

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Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney

Dennis O'Driscoll

Biography; Biography: literary; Poetry by individual poets; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Dictionaries of biography (Who's Who)

Paperback

Widely regarded as the finest poet of his generation, Seamus Heaney is the subject of numerous critical studies; [more]

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A Field Guide to Insects in Australia

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A Field Guide to Insects in Australia

Paul Zborowski, Ross Storey

Reference works; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Whether you are an amateur insect enthusiast, a student or an Entomologist, this updated and revised third edition identifies... [more]

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Eats, Shoots and Leaves

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Eats, Shoots and Leaves

Lynne Truss

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

Anxious about the apostrophe? Confused by the comma? Stumped by the semicolon? Join Lynne Truss on a hilarious tour through... [more]

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The Completely Superior Person's Book of Words

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The Completely Superior Person's Book of Words

Peter Bowler

Usage & grammar guides; Reference; Humour

Hardback

'Words are not only tools; they are also weapons.' This volume provides words to help you wriggle out of sticky debates, deal... [more]

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Talk to the Hand

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Talk to the Hand

Lynne Truss

Reference; Popular culture; Humour; Parties, etiquette & entertaining

Paperback

A battle-cry for civilised behaviour from the author of the multi-million selling Eats, Shoots and Leaves. [more]

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Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

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Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

Jo O'Donoghue, Sean McMahon

Dictionaries; Reference; Reference works

Hardback

A vivid and affectionate celebration of the history, culture and mythology of Ireland [more]

$69.99

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Dinah Birch

Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary studies: general; Reference works

Hardback

This edition of the classic reference has been thoroughly revised and updated, offering unrivalled coverage of English literature.... [more]

$101.95

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1-2-3 Magic for Teachers DVD: Effective Classroom Discipline Pre-K Through

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1-2-3 Magic for Teachers DVD: Effective Classroom Discipline Pre-K Through...

Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D., Sarah Jane Schonour, M.A.

Reference; Decision theory: general; Education; Organisation & management of education; Teaching skills & techniques

CD-Audio

Offering advice for teachers eager to develop better discipline in the classroom, this DVD presentation of 1-2-3 Magic for... [more]

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Word Origins...And How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone

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Word Origins...And How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone

Anatoly Liberman (Professor of the Humanities, University of Minnesota)

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

Paperback

A guide to the science and process of etymology for the layperson. The book not only tells the known origins of hundreds of... [more]

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Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness

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Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness

Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein

Decision theory: general; Business & Economics; Popular psychology

Paperback

Every day we make decisions: about the things that we buy or the meals we eat; about the investments we make or our children's... [more]

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Slang: The People's Poetry

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Slang: The People's Poetry

Michael Adams

Language: reference & general; Historical & comparative linguistics; Dialect, slang & jargon; Semantics; Reference

Hardback

A passionate defense of slang, jargon, argot, and other forms of nonstandard English, this marvelous volume is full of amusing... [more]

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Dinkum Dictionary: The Origins of Australian Words

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Dinkum Dictionary: The Origins of Australian Words

Susan Butler

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Dialect, slang & jargon; Reference

Paperback

This book describes the origins and usage of words ranging from Anzac to mulga, from kangaroo to sool. In covering the terrain... [more]

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Logarithmetica Britannica 2 Volume Paperback Set: Logarithms to 20 Decimal Places 10,000 - 100,000

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Logarithmetica Britannica 2 Volume Paperback Set: Logarithms to 20 Decimal...

A. J. Thompson

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Number theory

Paperback

This work of Dr Thompson's is an attempt to commemorate in a worthy manner the first great table of common logarithms, which... [more]

$230.00  $120.00

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Sharks and Rays of Australia

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Sharks and Rays of Australia

P.R. Last, John Donald Stevens

Reference works; Fishes (ichthyology); Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

The classic reference, fully illustrated in colour with detailed species descriptions and location maps, now available in... [more]

$120.00

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

Timothy Darvill (Centre for Archaeology, Anthropology, and Heritage, Bournemouth University)

Reference works; History; Archaeology

Paperback

The most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and up-to-date dictionary of archaeology available. Over 4,000 entries cover artefacts,... [more]

$27.95

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Distinctive Weddings: Tying the Knot without the Rope Burns!

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Distinctive Weddings: Tying the Knot without the Rope Burns!

Blaithin O'Reilly Murphy

Reference; Weddings, wedding planners

Paperback

Getting married is one of the biggest days of your life. It can all go by in a flash compared to the amount of time, effort,... [more]

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Handbook of Aboriginal Languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital T

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Handbook of Aboriginal Languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital...

Jim Wafer

Language: reference & general; linguistics; Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

Hardback

A guide to Aboriginal languages, with illustrative vocabularies. The first part is a survey of the indigenous languages of... [more]

$135.00

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Australian Slang

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Australian Slang

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Dialect, slang & jargon; Reference

Paperback

This dictionary brings together a colourful collection of colloquialisms from Down Under, including humorous rhyming slang,... [more]

$19.99

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Ceremonies and Celebrations

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Ceremonies and Celebrations

Dally Messenger

Reference; Family & relationships

Paperback

The classic handbook for anyone planning or conducting a wedding, funeral or any other personal ceremony [more]

$24.99

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Rock And Gem

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Rock And Gem

Kindersley Dorling

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mineralogy & gems

Paperback

From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of... [more]

$39.99

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Understanding Manga and Anime

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Understanding Manga and Anime

Robin E. Brenner

Graphic novels; Fiction-related items; Library & information sciences

Paperback

Aims to give the novice background information necessary to feel confident in selecting, working with, and advocating for... [more]

$90.00

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Teach Me Everyday Italian Volume 2 Book & CD

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Teach Me Everyday Italian Volume 2 Book & CD

Judy Mahoney, Roberta Collier-Morales

Music; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Reference; Languages & ESL

Mixed media product

Maria and her brother celebrate the seasons. Each season introduces basic... [more]

$45.99

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Bantam New Coll Latin/Eng(Rev)

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Bantam New Coll Latin/Eng(Rev)

John Traupman

Language: reference & general; Reference; History

Paperback

With unique features for maximum clarity and convenience, this newly expanded edition of a respected classic offers students,... [more]

$13.95

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Family Crests of Japan

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Family Crests of Japan

Stone Bridge Press

Reference works; History; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours

Paperback

Find the beauty and meaning of over 850 family crests found in Japanese tradition [more]

$32.99

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The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance

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The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance

Eric R. Scerri (Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Physics; Chemistry; Physical chemistry; Biochemistry

Paperback

A comprehensive survey of the periodic table of the elements including the work of precursors, and the discovery of the periodic... [more]

$60.95

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