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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

Simon Harrap

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A compact, lightweight and informative guide to 215 of the most common birds found in Britain. It features concise descriptions... [more]

$14.99

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

James Delbourgo

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Museums & museology; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

Hans Sloane was the greatest collector of his time, and one of the greatest of all time. His name is familiar today through... [more]

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Understand Probability: Little Quick Fix

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Understand Probability: Little Quick Fix

John MacInnes

Research methods: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

The Little Quick Fix to Understanding Probability breaks it down step by step with crystal clear examples and exercises from... [more]

$19.99

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Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students 6th Edition

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Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students 6th Edition

Margaret Ramsay

Library & information sciences; Languages & ESL

Paperback

The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students has been a trusted reference book for Australian Secondary students... [more]

$45.95

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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

Peter Matthews

Coding theory & cryptology; History; First World War; Second World War; Military intelligence

Paperback

From LORENZ to ENIGMA, Room 40 to Bletchley, SIGINT reveals the story of the secret signals of both world wars [more]

$27.99

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Word to the Wise: Untangling the mix-ups, misuse and myths of language

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Word to the Wise: Untangling the mix-ups, misuse and myths of language

Mark Broatch

Usage & grammar guides; Writing & editing guides; Reference

Paperback

Even the best wordsmiths can trip over words that are commonly misused, mixed up or misspelled. This useful, playful reference... [more]

$29.99

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What Shape Is Space?: A primer for the 21st century

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What Shape Is Space?: A primer for the 21st century

Giles Sparrow

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Space science

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this well-informed and lucid book takes a comprehensive... [more]

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

Jacob Field

Reference works; Philosophy; Politics & government; Business & management

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this incisive discussion of capitalism breaks down... [more]

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The Times On This Day: Facts and Trivia for Every Day of the Year

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The Times On This Day: Facts and Trivia for Every Day of the Year

James Owen

Reference; Social & cultural history; Trivia & quiz question books

Hardback

Do you know when the Duke of Albemarle arranged Britain's first boxing match, between his butler and his butcher? Or when... [more]

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How to Say I Love You in (Almost) Every Language

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How to Say I Love You in (Almost) Every Language

Celeste Shelley

Reference; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Language phrasebooks

Hardback

A beautifully designed and illustrated guide to saying `I love you' in 150 languages - the perfect gift for the romantic traveller... [more]

$24.99

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Treasures of Westminster Abbey

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Treasures of Westminster Abbey

Tony Trowles

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Religious buildings; Museums & museology; History

Hardback

New edition of this exploration of one of Brtiain's greatest buildings. [more]

$39.99

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The Real McCoy and 149 other Eponyms

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The Real McCoy and 149 other Eponyms

Claire Cock-Starkey

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

Hardback

Encompassing eponyms from medicine, botany, invention, science, fashion, food and literature, this book uncovers the intriguing... [more]

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Barrons Italian at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

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Barrons Italian at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

Mario Costantino

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and Italian plus pronunciation guidance in this pocket-sized... [more]

$16.99

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Barrons German at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

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Barrons German at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

Henry Strutz

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and German plus pronunciation guidance in this pocket-sized... [more]

$16.99

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Barrons French at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

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Barrons French at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

Gail Stein

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and French plus pronunciation guidance in this pocket-sized... [more]

$16.99

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Barrons Spanish at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

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Barrons Spanish at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

Gail Stein, Heywood Wald

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and Spanish plus pronunciation guidance in this pocket-sized... [more]

$18.95

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The Little Book of Bridge: Learn How to Play, Score, and Win

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The Little Book of Bridge: Learn How to Play, Score, and Win

Brent Manley

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Bridge

Paperback

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

$24.99

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Chineasy for Travellers

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Chineasy for Travellers

ShaoLan

Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); Reference works; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides; Languages & ESL

Paperback

The essential Chineasy guide to characters, words and phrases, culture and traditions for travellers of all types, in a pocket-size... [more]

$14.99

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The Minard System: The Graphical Works of Charles-Joseph Minard

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The Minard System: The Graphical Works of Charles-Joseph Minard

Sandra Rendgen

Research & information: general; History; Cartography, map-making & projections; Engineering graphics & technical drawing

Hardback

From the Collection of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chauss ees. [more]

$108.95

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The Hermitage: The Biography of a Great Museum

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The Hermitage: The Biography of a Great Museum

Geraldine Norman

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Museums & museology; History

Hardback

Tells the story of the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, from its time as a showcase for the art treasures of the Tsars,... [more]

$59.99

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Fantasies of the Library

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Fantasies of the Library

Anna-Sophie Springer (Co-Director , K. Verlag, Berlin), Etienne Turpin (Anexact Office)

Library & information services

Paperback

A book that acts both as library and exhibition space, selecting, arranging, and housing texts and images, aligning itself... [more]

$34.99

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2,024 QI Facts To Stop You In Your Tracks

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2,024 QI Facts To Stop You In Your Tracks

John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller

Reference; Trivia & quiz question books; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Hardback

The mind-boggling, sock-popping, rib-tickling phenomenon that is QI have outdone themselves with this especially huge collection... [more]

$24.99

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (20th edition)

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (20th edition)

Susie Dent

Reference; Reference works

Hardback

Take the scenic route to knowledge. [more]

$95.00

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

$31.95

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable destinations

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable...

Travis Elborough

World atlases & world maps; History; General & world history; Geography

Hardback

A voyage to places both infamous and unknown that have, often by chance or by haphazard means, been destinations of discovery... [more]

$39.99

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