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The Accidental Apostrophe: ... And Other Misadventures in Punctuation

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The Accidental Apostrophe: ... And Other Misadventures in Punctuation

Caroline Taggart

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

Sunday Times bestselling author Caroline Taggart takes her usual gentle and gently humorous approach to punctuation, pointing... [more]

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

Bernard Ireland, John Parker

Reference works; History; Military & naval ships; Ships & shipping: general interest

Paperback

Charts more than a century of destroyer, frigate and submarine development, starting with the earliest vessels, through two... [more]

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1947: When now begins

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1947: When now begins

Elisabeth Asbrink

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; History: specific events & topics; Social & cultural history

Paperback

As the clock strikes the end of the war, the time begins to turn towards a new age - the one we call now. [more]

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More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

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More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

Shaun Usher

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference

Paperback

The follow-up to the phenomenal international bestseller, Letters of Note [more]

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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: theory & methods; Historical geography; Politics & government; Diplomacy; Geopolitics

Hardback

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

$74.99

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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

Dawn E. Holmes

Data analysis: general; Data capture & analysis; Data mining

Paperback

An unimaginably vast amount of data is now generated by our on-line lives and businesses, At the same time, our ability to... [more]

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the world

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the...

Paul Smith

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

This lifesize guide and essential reference reveals the extraordinary beauty, surprising diversity and importance of seeds... [more]

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Patrick Smith's Sport: Best of 2016-2017

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Patrick Smith's Sport: Best of 2016-2017

Patrick Smith

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

The articles in this must-read collection cover contributions to The Australian newspaper in 2016 and early 2017. As well... [more]

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

Jim Murray

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Cookery, food & drink; Spirits & cocktails

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Now in it's 15th year. Jim Murray's Whisky Bible is the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched guide to whisky ever... [more]

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1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

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1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller

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

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Presents a selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over. This title includes facts such as: Bees can play football; cholesterol... [more]

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Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

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Writer's Market 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

Robert Lee Brewer

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

Paperback

The most trusted guide to getting published !Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer's Market 2018 guide... [more]

$49.99

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The Dictionary of Dreams: Every Meaning Interpreted

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The Dictionary of Dreams: Every Meaning Interpreted

Gustavus Hindman Miller, Linda Shields

Reference works; Fortune-telling & divination; Dreams & their interpretation

Paperback

The Dictionary of Dreams provides the necessary tools to interpret almost every dream object and its hidden meaning to better... [more]

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Star Trek Discovery: Official Collectors Edition

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Star Trek Discovery: Official Collectors Edition

Samuel Titan, Jr.

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

The Official Star Trek Magazine journeys behind-the-scenes of the incredible new CBS All Access drama series, Star Trek: Discovery.... [more]

$29.99

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Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner (Revised and Updated)

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Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner (Revised and Updated)

Paul M Sammon

Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

Originally published as Future Noir in 1996 by HarperPaperbacks. --Title page verso. [more]

$31.95

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The Dictionary of Fashion History

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The Dictionary of Fashion History

Valerie Cumming, P. E. Cunnington, C. Willett Cunnington

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of fashion; Reference works; Fashion & society

Paperback

First published in 1960, A Dictionary of English Costume was monumental in scope, providing a comprehensive catalogue of fashion... [more]

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Australia's Most Dangerous: Spiders, Snakes, and Marine Creatures

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Australia's Most Dangerous: Spiders, Snakes, and Marine Creatures

Australian Geographic

Reference works; First aid for the home; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Packed full of interesting and useful facts, this handy reference will help you to appreciate and avoid these often unfairly... [more]

$34.95

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A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels

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A New Map of Wonders: A Journey in Search of Modern Marvels

Caspar Henderson

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

'A veritable canter through biology, psychology, cartography and physics ... a true marriage of the poetic and the analytical.'... [more]

$39.99

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The Order of Things: How hierarchies help us make sense of the world

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The Order of Things: How hierarchies help us make sense of the world

Jackie Strachan, Jane Moseley

Reference; Reference works

Hardback

An informative book of lists, attractively designed, to fill in the gaps in our grasp of hierarchies of all kinds, from angels... [more]

$24.99

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of the American War of Independence

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of the American War of Independence...

Digby Smith, Kevin F. Kiley

Reference works; History; History of the Americas; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Military history; Uniforms & insignia

Paperback

A definitive analysis of the weapons, equipment, deployment, tactics and motivation of these national forces, as well as fascinating... [more]

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The Times Mini Atlas of the World

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The Times Mini Atlas of the World

Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

A pocket-sized Times Atlas of the World packed with the essentials, fully revised and improved to take account of all recent... [more]

$19.99

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Explorer's Atlas: For the Incurably Curious

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Explorer's Atlas: For the Incurably Curious

Piotr Wilkowiecki

World atlases & world maps; History; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Discover the most intriguing, fascinating and extraordinary facts about the world in this lavishly illustrated, large format... [more]

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The Gannet's Gastronomic Miscellany

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The Gannet's Gastronomic Miscellany

Killian Fox, The Gannet

Reference; Food & society; General cookery & recipes

Hardback

A collection of fascinating, funny and unexpected facts about food and drink from the creators of The Gannet. [more]

$19.99

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

Nicholas Serota

Literary essays; Museums & museology; History

Paperback

From Julian Barnes to Tim Winton, great writers give us personal tours of... [more]

$22.99

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Tartan

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Tartan

Iain Zaczek, Charles Phillips

Fashion & textiles: design; Reference works; History; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours

Paperback

Contains illustrations of over 400 different tartans, making this book the most comprehensive directory of tartans, both ancient... [more]

$23.95

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The Book Lovers' Miscellany

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The Book Lovers' Miscellany

Claire Cock-Starkey

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Gift books

Hardback

Ever wondered how ink is made? Or what is the bestselling book of all time? Or which are the oldest known books in the world?<br... [more]

$27.99

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