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The Wall: Rome's Greatest Frontier

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The Wall: Rome's Greatest Frontier

Alistair Moffat

Memorials, monuments; Museums & museology; History; British & Irish history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Paperback

New edition of Alistair Moffat's bestselling The Wall [more]

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American Libraries 1730-1950

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American Libraries 1730-1950

Kenneth Breisch

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Library & information sciences; History

Hardback

An expansive overview of our storehouses of knowledge, from the earliest library building (Philadelphia, 1745) to midcentury... [more]

$106.95

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World Encyclopedia Of Fish & Shellfish And Other Aquatic Creatures

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World Encyclopedia Of Fish & Shellfish And Other Aquatic Creatures

Derek Hall, Daniel Gilpin, Mary-Jane Beer

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

An authoritative visual guide to marine and freshwater life around the world including hundreds of fish, shells, crabs, corals,... [more]

$59.95

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Definitive Opera Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

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Definitive Opera Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

Philip Langridge

Music; Opera; General encyclopaedias

Hardback

Updated, expanded and richly detailed this new, text version of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Opera examines the history... [more]

$44.99

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Bradford's Pocket Crossword Solver's Lists

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Bradford's Pocket Crossword Solver's Lists

Anne R. Bradford

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Paperback

Hundreds of wide-ranging wordlists all sorted by length and then alphabetically to help with solving cryptic and quick crossword... [more]

$15.99

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Practical Encyclopedia of Chicken Keeping

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Practical Encyclopedia of Chicken Keeping

Fred Hams

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Poultry farming; Farm & working animals; Birds, including cage birds, as pets

Hardback

Directory of chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys and how to keep them, with 700 photographs. [more]

$49.95

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The Australian Book of Records

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The Australian Book of Records

Helen Taylor, John Taylor

Reference works; History

Paperback

The Australian Book Of Records (TABOR) was founded by 93 times world record driving champions Helen and John Taylor, by popular... [more]

$29.95

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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

Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary... [more]

$32.99

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Horrible Words: A Guide to the Misuse of English

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Horrible Words: A Guide to the Misuse of English

Rebecca Gowers

Language: history & general works; Philosophy of language; Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Paperback

A guide to the most reviled words in English, masquerading as advice on how and why you might want to use them. It is also... [more]

$22.99

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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

Hardback

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

$49.95

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The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City

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The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City

Andrea Carandini

Geographical reference; History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

Lavishly illustrated throughout with full-colour maps, drawings and photos, and 3D reconstructions, this magnificent two-volume... [more]

$285.00

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I Used to Know That: Geography

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I Used to Know That: Geography

Will Williams

Reference; Geography

Paperback

This useful guide reminds you of everything you once learned - or should have learned - about the earth, its resources and... [more]

$14.99

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Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook: A How-To Manual for Tracing Your Family Tree on the Number-One Genealogy Website

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Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook: A How-To Manual for Tracing Your Family...

Nancy Hendrickson

Reference; Social & cultural history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Companion to the ... Unofficial guide to Ancestry.com --Cover. [more]

$37.99

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Indigenous Archives: The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art

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Indigenous Archives: The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art

Darren Jorgensen, Ian McLean

Art of indigenous peoples; Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; History; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

In recording and ordering documents considered important, the archive is a source of power. It takes control of the past,... [more]

$39.99

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Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

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Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

Steven Hatch (Author)

Data analysis: general; Medicine; Medical diagnosis; Popular science

Paperback

A unique insight into how and why medicine can go wrong: combines Daniel Kahneman with Atul Gawande to explain the science... [more]

$22.99

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Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments

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Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries,...

John Brockman

General encyclopaedias; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Today's most visionary thinkers reveal the cutting-edge scientific ideas and breakthroughs you must understand.  Scientific... [more]

$27.99

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn (Freelance author and editor)

Children's literature studies: general; Reference works

Paperback

This Companion is the first place to look for information on the authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, and others involved... [more]

$26.95

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Book Love a Celebration of Writers, Readers & the Printed and Bound Book

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Book Love a Celebration of Writers, Readers & the Printed and Bound Book...

James Charlton, Bill Henderson

Literary studies: general; Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

More than 600 quotations from centuries of observations on writing, reading and books. [more]

$18.95

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Reinvention Roadmap: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Deserve

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Reinvention Roadmap: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career...

Liz Ryan

Reference works; Business & Economics; Advice on careers & achieving success

Paperback

<div> <strong>Break the rules and take charge of your career!</strong>... [more]

$29.99

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A Dictionary of Science

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A Dictionary of Science

Jonathan Law

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Physics

Paperback

This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human... [more]

$26.95

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Essential All Blackography

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Essential All Blackography

Ron Palenski

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Reference works; Sports & outdoor recreation; Rugby Union

Hardback

Lavish new edition of this indispensable guide to every All Blacks from the very first player - James Allan in 1884 to the... [more]

$43.95

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain

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Practical Latin for Gardeners: More Than 1500 Essential Plant Names and...

James Armitage

Reference works; History; Horticulture; Gardening

Paperback

Practical Latin for Gardeners is a timely and useful guide to plant names based on the bestselling Latin for Gardeners. It... [more]

$24.99

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Let's Eat Grandma: Everything You Need to Know About Grammar

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Let's Eat Grandma: Everything You Need to Know About Grammar

Joanne Adams

Usage & grammar guides; Grammar & vocabulary; Reference

Hardback

Do you sometimes mix up your `affects' and `effects'? Do you know when to use `less' or `fewer'? And what about punctuation... [more]

$24.99

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec & Maya

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec & Maya

Charles Phillips

Reference works; History; History of the Americas; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Ancient religions & mythologies

Paperback

A fascinating history of Mesoamerica - the Olmecs, Maya, Toltecs and Aztecs - with 500 sumptuous images. [more]

$23.95

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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Thomas R. Schiff, Alberto Manguel

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Library, archive & information management; Cultural studies

Hardback

In pre-Revolutionary War America, libraries were member-driven collections for the elite; it was not until 1790 that Benjamin... [more]

$120.00

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