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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2018

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2018

Mircea Pitici

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Hobbies, quizzes & games

Paperback

The year's finest mathematical... [more]

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Countries of the World in Minutes

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Countries of the World in Minutes

Jacob F. Field

Reference; Geographical reference; Geography

Paperback

All 195 countries illustrated and explained in an instant [more]

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Everything You Know About Planet Earth is Wrong

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Everything You Know About Planet Earth is Wrong

Matt Brown

Reference; Geography; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A fascinating and humorous read that debunks the surprising myths about the world we live in. [more]

$22.99

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Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI

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Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI

John Brockman

Cybernetics & systems theory; Robotics; Computer science; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking... [more]

$51.95

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Writer's Market 2019: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

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Writer's Market 2019: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

Robert Lee Brewer

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Directories

Paperback

Writer's Market is the writer's bible to freelance success by providing updated information writers need to get published... [more]

$49.99

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Anne Rices Vampire Chronicles: An Alphabettery

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Anne Rices Vampire Chronicles: An Alphabettery

Becket, Anne Rice

Horror & ghost stories; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Paperback

Anne Rice's cosmology of Vampiredom from Akasha to Zenobia -- [more]

$35.00

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The Women's Atlas

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The Women's Atlas

Joni Seager

Reference works; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Social research & statistics

Paperback

A groundbreaking book of infographics, this completely updated and redesigned new edition of Joni Seager's award-winning... [more]

$29.99

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Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged

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Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged

Collins Dictionaries

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Reference works

Hardback

The home of living English The largest single-volume English dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth... [more]

$89.99

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World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide to 1073 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide to 1073 UNESCO World Heritage Sites...

Unesco

Reference works; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Updated to include two years of changes in the World Heritage Sites list.<br... [more]

$63.95

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Libro de los cinco anillos

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Libro de los cinco anillos

Miyamoto Musashi

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference works; Business negotiation; Self-help & personal development; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Languages & ESL

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Murder on Millionaires' Row

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Murder on Millionaires' Row

Erin Lindsey

Fiction & Literature; Historical mysteries; Fantasy; Research & information: general

Paperback

This delightfully charming debut historical mystery takes readers on a chase through 1880's Manhattan, filled with wonderful... [more]

$23.99

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Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use

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Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use...

Max Cryer

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

Paperback

Language expert Max Cryer's new book is an up-to-date guide to some of the most interesting words and phrases in the English... [more]

$19.99

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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]

$29.99

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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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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital Encryption

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital...

Joshua Holden

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Data encryption

Paperback

The Mathematics of Secrets takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematics behind cryptography--the science of sending... [more]

$44.99

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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]

$24.99

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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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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]

$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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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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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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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]

$24.99

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