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Have You Eaten Grandma?

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Have You Eaten Grandma?

Gyles Brandreth

Usage & grammar guides; Reference; Humour

Hardback

It can be much harder than it seems; commas, colons, semi-colons and even apostrophes can drive us all mad at times, but it... [more]

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Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea

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Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea

Norman Arlott

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A comprehensive illustrated guide to the birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea Birds of the Greater... [more]

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A Dictionary of Law

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A Dictionary of Law

Jonathan Law (Market House Books)

Reference works; Laws of Specific jurisdictions

Paperback

This bestselling dictionary contains over 4,800 clear and concise entries on all aspects of English law. Now in its ninth... [more]

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Research Skills for Teachers: From Research Question to Research Design

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Research Skills for Teachers: From Research Question to Research Design...

Beverley Moriarty

Research methods: general; Education

Paperback

Understanding research principles and developing a small-scale research project is increasingly required of both pre-service... [more]

$55.00

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Messing About in Quotes: A Little Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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Messing About in Quotes: A Little Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations...

Gyles Brandreth

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Humour collections & anthologies

Hardback

This new collection brings together a handpicked selection of the funniest... [more]

$20.95

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Speeches of Note: A Celebration of the Old, New and Unspoken

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Speeches of Note: A Celebration of the Old, New and Unspoken

Shaun Usher

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Reference works; Social & cultural history; Gift books

Hardback

Eisenhower * Meghan Markle * Sojourner Truth * Salman Rushdie * Panti Bliss * Nelson Mandela * Robert F. Kennedy * Virginia... [more]

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Pocket World in Figures: 2019 Edition

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Pocket World in Figures: 2019 Edition

The Economist

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Social research & statistics; Economic statistics

Hardback

For more than 25 years, Pocket World in Figures has been the indispensible handbook on the state of the world, covering demographics,... [more]

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Globalography: Our Interconnected World Revealed in 50 Maps

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Globalography: Our Interconnected World Revealed in 50 Maps

Chris Fitch

World atlases & world maps; History; Globalization

Hardback

We present 50 unique maps - each in its own beautiful and fascinating style - that chart the globalography of our world. We... [more]

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018

Lawrence Booth

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Paperback

*Paperback edition* In this 155th edition of the Almanack, we celebrate England's spectacular win over India in the Women's... [more]

$99.99

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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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Confidential Confidential

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Confidential Confidential

Samantha Barbas

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Encyclopaedias & reference works; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Popular culture

Hardback

In the 1950s, Confidential magazine, America's first celebrity scandal magazine, revealed Hollywood stars' secrets, misdeeds,... [more]

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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 -

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`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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'And I quote...': A history of using other people's words

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'And I quote...': A history of using other people's words

Elizabeth Knowles (Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations; historical lexicographer and author)

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

Hardback

How and why do we quote? And how do quotations develop and morph over time?<br... [more]

$34.95

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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections

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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions,...

Patrick Smith

Reference works; Aircraft: general interest; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general

Paperback

A new edition of the New York Times bestselling book about the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying. [more]

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Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

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Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Data analysis: general; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology; Politics & government; Economics

Paperback

Everybody lies, to friends, lovers, doctors, pollsters &ndash; and to themselves. In Internet searches, however, people confess... [more]

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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]

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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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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]

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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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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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