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Video Dungeon (Collection)

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Video Dungeon (Collection)

Kim Newman

Film theory & criticism; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

Ripped from the pages of Empire magazine, the first collection of film critic, film historian and novelist Kim Newman s reviews... [more]

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A Library Miscellany

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A Library Miscellany

Claire Cock-Starkey

Library & information sciences; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

Hardback

What can be found in the Vatican's Secret Archive? How many books did Charles Darwin's library aboard the Beagle hold? Which... [more]

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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Locomotives: Locomotives, An Illustrated Encyclopedia of

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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Locomotives: Locomotives, An Illustrated...

Colin Garratt

Reference works; History; Trains & railways: general interest

Hardback

A detailed history of locomotive technology and the trains of the world, with 700 photographs. [more]

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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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DECIPHER: The Greatest Codes Ever Invented and How to Break Them

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DECIPHER: The Greatest Codes Ever Invented and How to Break Them

Mark Frary

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

A timely reference work in the light of the rise of Wikileaks, GCHQ and... [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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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

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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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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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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

Paperback

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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Ancient Greek Philosophers

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Ancient Greek Philosophers

Kenneth C. Mondschein

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy

Hardback

Philosophy begins in wonder.<br /><br />--Plato Have you ever wondered... [more]

$39.99

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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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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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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 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]

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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]

$59.95

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Computadoras Para Todos

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Computadoras Para Todos

Jaime Restrepo

Reference works; Computing: general; Personal computers; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Todo lo que tiene que saber acerca de caomo usar su computadora y smartphone --Cover. [more]

$39.95

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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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The Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows: 1001 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything

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The Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows: 1001 Mysteries of Life, the...

William Hartston

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

A witty and fascinating exploration of the limits of human knowledge of our planet, its history and culture, and the universe... [more]

$29.99

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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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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]

$39.99

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