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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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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]

$35.95

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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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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]

$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 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]

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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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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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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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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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The Quotable Darwin

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The Quotable Darwin

Janet Browne

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Dictionaries of quotations; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

<div><strong>A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from the legendary naturalist.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

$50.00

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The Wonderful World of Words

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The Wonderful World of Words

Mitchell Symons

Language: history & general works; Reference; Trivia & quiz question books; Humour

Paperback

From information about words and their uses, useful lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from... [more]

$17.99

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1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless

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1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

The QI team have blown your socks off, made your jaw drop and knocked you sideways. Now they return with 1,234 brand-new mind-blowing... [more]

$17.99

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Santo Remedio: Cientos de remedios caseros llenos de sabidurķa y ciencia

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Santo Remedio: Cientos de remedios caseros llenos de sabidurķa y ciencia...

Doctor Juan Rivera

Reference works; Family & health; Diets & dieting; Traditional medicine & herbal remedies; Languages & ESL

Paperback

100 remedios caseros (y muchas recetas) para aliviar molestias y enfermedades, mejorar tu salud y hacerte lucir mucho mejor.... [more]

$27.95

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Pocket World in Figures 2018

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Pocket World in Figures 2018

The Economist

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

Hardback

Containing fascinating facts and figures about the world we live in, this title comes with: rankings on more than 200 topics;... [more]

$24.99

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How Do Worms Work?: A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing Answers

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How Do Worms Work?: A Gardener's Collection of Curious Questions and Astonishing...

Guy Barter

Reference works; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Ever wondered how worms breathe? Or why exactly trees are so big? This book covers all aspects of gardens and gardening, and... [more]

$24.99

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Libro De La Ciencia

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Libro De La Ciencia

DK

Reference works; Science: general issues; Languages & ESL

Hardback

Explore how scientists have sought to explain our world and the universe, and how scientific discoveries have been made.<br... [more]

$52.95

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Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red: The Curious Origins of Everyday Sayings and Fun Phrases

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Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red: The Curious Origins of Everyday Sayings...

Andrew Thompson

Historical & comparative linguistics; Reference; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

The English language is riddled with phrases that are complete nonsense. Ever met a monkey's uncle, seen a red-handed thief,... [more]

$19.99

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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]

$22.99

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Minidictionary for Nurses

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Minidictionary for Nurses

Elizabeth A. Martin (Formerly of Market House Books), Tanya A. McFerran (Anglia Ruskin University)

Reference works; Medicine; Nursing

Paperback

This bestselling dictionary provides detailed coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions in an authoritative... [more]

$11.95

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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; 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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