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Rice's Language of Buildings

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Rice's Language of Buildings

Matthew Rice

Architecture; Reference works

Hardback

A new, larger format edition of Rice's Architectural Primer.<br /><br />This... [more]

$37.99

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Guinness World Records 2019

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Guinness World Records 2019

Guinness World Records

Reference; General encyclopaedias; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Annuals (Children's&YA); Encyclopaedias (Children's&YA)

Hardback

The world's most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything... [more]

$44.99

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the...

Charlie English

Museums & museology; History; African history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

Paperback

`An exemplary work of investigative journalism that is also a wonderfully colourful book of history and travel' Observer,... [more]

$22.99

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The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019

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The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019

Central Intelligence Agency

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Politics & government

Paperback

Provides information on such topics as politics, military expenditures, and economics, and shares comprehensive, country-by-country... [more]

$31.95

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1,342 QI Facts To Leave You Flabbergasted

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1,342 QI Facts To Leave You Flabbergasted

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

1 in 3 children pretend to believe in Santa Claus to keep their parents happy. Nobody knows why the Oscars are called the... [more]

$17.99

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A-Z of Modern Manners

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A-Z of Modern Manners

Debretts

Reference; Reference works; Parties, etiquette & entertaining

Hardback

Revised and updated 10 years after it was first published, this new edition of Debrett's A-Z of Modern Manners provides a... [more]

$24.99

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Everything You Think You Know is Wrong: Exposing the Truth Behind Common Myths and Misconceptions

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Everything You Think You Know is Wrong: Exposing the Truth Behind Common...

Richard Benson

Reference; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Hardback

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$19.99

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The Secret Language Of Anatomy: An Illustrated Guide to the Origins of Anatomical Terms

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The Secret Language Of Anatomy: An Illustrated Guide to the Origins of Anatomical...

Cecilia Brassett, Emily Evans, Isla Fay

Reference works; Medicine; Anatomy; Nursing; Life sciences: general issues

Hardback

A strikingly illustrated key to decoding anatomical terminology, with 150 terms for body parts that derive from animals, plants,... [more]

$34.99

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Fully revised and updated reference atlas in the exciting Collins world atlas range. This atlas provides more mapping area... [more]

$24.99

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The Cooking Skills & Techniques, Encyclopedia of: An accessible, comprehensive guide to learning kitchen skills, all shown in step-by-step detail

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The Cooking Skills & Techniques, Encyclopedia of: An accessible, comprehensive...

Norma MacMillan

Reference works; Cookery, food & drink; General cookery & recipes

Paperback

The indispensable visual how-to-cook-book - all the basic techniques, plus recipes to try them out. [more]

$23.95

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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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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists,...

Sara Mansfield Taber

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Reference works; The environment

Paperback

With this book in hand, you will be able to recreate times and places, conjure up intricate character portraits, and paint... [more]

$36.99

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TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking: Tips and tricks for giving unforgettable speeches and presentations

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TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking: Tips and tricks for...

Chris Anderson

Public speaking guides; Reference; Business communication & presentation

Paperback

The official TED guide to public speaking [more]

$22.99

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

Jonathan Law (Market House Books)

Reference works; Business & Economics; Finance; Banking

Paperback

The dictionary defines terms from all aspects of personal and international finance, including financial trading, foreign... [more]

$26.95

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The British Museum: Storehouse of Civilizations

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The British Museum: Storehouse of Civilizations

James Hamilton

Museums & museology; History; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A concise history of one of the world's greatest and most comprehensive museum collections, from its founding in 1753 to the... [more]

$39.99

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Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacy

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Carving Up the Globe: An Atlas of Diplomacy

Malise Ruthven

World atlases & world maps; History; History: theory & methods; Historical geography; Diplomacy; Geopolitics

Hardback

With hundreds of full-color maps and finely crafted images, this atlas illustrates treaties that have determined the fates... [more]

$79.99

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

Andrew Leigh

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Consumerism; Social research & statistics; Clinical trials

Paperback

Randomised tests are carried out on us every day- by supermarkets, search engines, online dating sites and direct marketers.... [more]

$29.99

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in...

Gail Baugh

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Textile design & theory; Reference works

Paperback

A fabric and textile directory. It is suitable for the designers wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate... [more]

$45.00

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The Art Lover's Quotation Book

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The Art Lover's Quotation Book

Jo Brielyn

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Gift books

Hardback

What is art? Art is beauty; art is love; art is anything you want it to be. In short, art is creativity in tangible form,... [more]

$22.99

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology

Paperback

Is the pope atheist? Why can a stubborn minority easily end up ruling? Should you take advice from a salesperson? This book... [more]

$35.00

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Guinness Down Under

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Guinness Down Under

Smith Rod

Reference; History

Paperback

Guinness is a name instantly recognised the world over the famous stout has been brewed at St James's Gate in Dublin for... [more]

$49.95

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT 2018 Edition & MP3 CD

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT 2018 Edition & MP3 CD

Princeton Review

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Accompanying MP3 CD includes audio exercises and test sections. [more]

$63.95

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Amazing Arachnids

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Amazing Arachnids

Jillian Cowles

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Arachnids; Insects (entomology); The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A richly illustrated and up-close look at the secret lives of spiders and other arachnids The American Southwest is home... [more]

$81.95

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Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums - And Why They Should Stay There

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Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums...

Tiffany Jenkins (Sociologist, writer, and broadcaster)

Art & Architecture; Museums & museology

Paperback

The story of how the museums of the West acquired their fabulous collections, from the Benin Bronzes to Native American sacred... [more]

$29.95

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

Richard Bellman

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Automatic control engineering

Paperback

Historically and technically important papers range from early work in mathematical control theory to studies in adaptive... [more]

$36.99

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