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The Historical Statistics of the United States 5 Volume Hardback Set: Millennial Edition

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The Historical Statistics of the United States 5 Volume Hardback Set: Millennial...

Susan B. Carter, Scott Sigmund Gartner, Michael R. Haines, Alan L. Olmstead, Richard Sutch

Reference works; History; History of the Americas

Hardback

A comprehensive compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources recording every aspect of the history of the United States.... [more]

$2115.00  $1000.00

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A Dictionary of English Surnames

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A Dictionary of English Surnames

P. H. Reaney, R. M. Wilson

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

Paperback

An authoritative and enlightening guide to the origins of over 16,000 English surnames and their development over the centuries.... [more]

$25.95

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The Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy

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The Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy

Thomas Mautner

Reference works; Philosophy

Paperback

What do philosophers mean by 'absolute' and 'akrasia'? What are 'Polish notation' and 'prime matter'? What contributions to... [more]

$27.99

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Watson's Dictionary Of Weasel Words

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Watson's Dictionary Of Weasel Words

Don Watson

Language: history & general works; Dialect, slang & jargon; Reference

Paperback

The prime minister speaks of core and non-core election promises, your boss asks you to commit to an involuntary career event... [more]

$19.99

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Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

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Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

Alison Latham (Writer and editor of music reference books)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Western "classical" music; Reference works

Paperback

Covers the musical terms in English and other European languages generally used in Western music. This dictionary features... [more]

$21.95

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Nouvelle Grammaire du Francais: Cours de Civilisation Francaise de la Sorbonne

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Nouvelle Grammaire du Francais: Cours de Civilisation Francaise de la Sorbonne...

Yvonne Delatour, Dominique Jennepin, Maylis Leon-Dufour

Grammar & vocabulary; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Hardback

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$49.95

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Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History

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Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History

William Safire

Prose: non-fiction; Reference works; History

Hardback

The definitive compendium of classic and modern oratory expanded-with a new preface on what makes a speech great. [more]

$63.95

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English Verbs Quick Reference Guide

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English Verbs Quick Reference Guide

Lauren Scerbo

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

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This handy 4-page laminated guide gives you information on one of the most important parts of speech: The Verb. It includes... [more]

$9.95

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McGraw Hill Spanish and English Legal Dictionary: Diccionario Juridico Ingles

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McGraw Hill Spanish and English Legal Dictionary: Diccionario Juridico Ingles...

Henry Saint Dahl

Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries; Reference works; Jurisprudence & general issues; Languages & ESL

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Este diccionario es una herramienta practica y multicultural que define cientos de terminos clave en derecho comecial, civil,... [more]

$56.95

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Dictionary of Trade Policy Terms

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Dictionary of Trade Policy Terms

Walter Goode (University of Adelaide)

Reference works; Business & Economics; International trade; International economic & trade law

Paperback

2000 key terms, expressions and events associated with international trade, useful both for generalists and specialists. [more]

$85.00  $30.00

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Aboriginal Languages of Cent A

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Aboriginal Languages of Cent A

Robert Hoogeraad

linguistics; Encyclopaedias & reference works; History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

This handy pocket-size book reveals the richness, strength and diversity of the Aboriginal languages of Central Australia.... [more]

$12.95

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Marx Brothers Encyclopedia

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Marx Brothers Encyclopedia

Glenn Mitchell

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: general; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Paperback

Presented in accessible A-to-Z format, this handy reference to the wonderfully entertaining comedic family is packed with... [more]

$59.95  $10.00

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Portuguese Grammar Quick Reference Guide

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Portuguese Grammar Quick Reference Guide

Joseph Levi

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

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This 4-page laminated guide was specially created for beginners to enhance their proficiency in Portuguese. It includes major... [more]

$11.95

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The Waterbug Book: a Guide to the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate Australia

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The Waterbug Book: a Guide to the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate...

John Gooderham, Edward Tsyrlin

Reference works; Microbiology (non-medical); Freshwater biology, limnology; Zoology: Invertebrates; Limnology (freshwater); Management of land & natural resources

Paperback

Full of practical tips about where to find various animals, and what their presence can tell about their environment. [more]

$49.95

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Lawyer's Latin

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Lawyer's Latin

John Gray

linguistics; Reference works; Jurisprudence & philosophy of law

Hardback

Few learn Latin in school and young lawyers with minimal knowledge of the language experience difficulty as they continue... [more]

$22.95

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ABC Dictionary of Chinese Proverbs (Yanyu)

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ABC Dictionary of Chinese Proverbs (Yanyu)

John S. Rohsenow

Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries; Literary reference works; Reference

Paperback

About. 4,000 Chinese proverbs alphabetically arranged with usage notes, sources, parallel expressions, cross-references, and... [more]

$84.99

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Russian Grammar Quick Reference Guide

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Russian Grammar Quick Reference Guide

Mark Kiken

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

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Basics of the language in our quick access format. This 6-page laminated guide includes: alphabet, numbers, months and days,... [more]

$13.95

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The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-Breaking

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The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-Breaking

Dr. Simon Singh

Coding theory & cryptology; Secretarial, clerical & office skills; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The Code Book is a history of man's urge to uncover the secrets of codes, from Egyptian puzzles to modern day computer encryptions.... [more]

$24.99

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New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary

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New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary

Edy Garcia Schaffer

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Paperback

With more than 50,000 new words added-now over 225,000 entries-the world's most extensive, up-to-the-minute and easy-to-use... [more]

$16.99

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Speaking and Debating with Style: All You Need to Know about Debating or Public Speaking in Any Situation

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Speaking and Debating with Style: All You Need to Know about Debating or...

Kevin Ryan, Adrian Pauley

Public speaking guides; Reference; Self-help & personal development

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A practical and comprehensive guide to preparation and delivery for anyone who has to speak in public, whether it be an organised... [more]

$22.95

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World War II

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World War II

Barbara C. Bigelow

Reference works; History; General & world history; European history; Second World War; Educational: History

Hardback

Exploring World War II, this reference presents 15 excerpts from primary sources related to this period, including speeches,... [more]

$134.20

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French Grammar Quick Study Reference Guide

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French Grammar Quick Study Reference Guide

Dora Romero

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Study & learning skills: general; Languages & ESL

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Looking to learn the French Language? Learn the grammar principles with this QuickStudy French Grammar guide. This 4-page... [more]

$13.95

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Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

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Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

Gerry Swan

Reference works; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

An introduction to the reptiles of Australia. The text covers snakes, crocodiles, turtles and lizards and describes key characteristics... [more]

$18.99

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The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols

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The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols

Alain Gheerbrant, Jean Chevalier, John Buchanan-Brown

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Anthropology; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

Paperback

A dictionary that explores the symbols which abound in literature, religion, national identity and are found at the heart... [more]

$39.99

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

T. F. Hoad (Fellow and Tutor in English Language, St Peter's College, Oxford; and Lecturer in English, University of Oxford)

Historical & comparative linguistics; Reference; Reference works

Paperback

A comprehensive guide to word origins with over 17,000 entries. The edition is based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology.... [more]

$27.95

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