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The Encyclopedia of Quilting & Patchwork Techniques: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques

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The Encyclopedia of Quilting & Patchwork Techniques: A Comprehensive Visual...

Katharine Guerrier

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Quiltmaking, patchwork & applique

Paperback

A comprehensive visual guide to traditional and contemporary techniques for quilting and patchwork. [more]

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The Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques: A Unique Visual Directory of All the Major Embroidery Techniques, Plus Inspirational Examples of Traditional and Innovative Finished Work

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The Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques: A Unique Visual Directory of...

Pauline Brown

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Embroidery crafts

Paperback

A unique visual directory of all the major embroidery techniques, plus inspirational examples of traditional and innovative... [more]

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Universal Atlas: An Atlas for the Whole Family

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Universal Atlas: An Atlas for the Whole Family

Australian Geographic

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

Hardback

The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed view of the world with extensive geographical information beside each map,... [more]

$59.95

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital Encryption

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital...

Joshua Holden

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Data encryption

Hardback

The Mathematics of Secrets takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematics behind cryptography - the science of sending... [more]

$64.99

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The Craft of Research

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The Craft of Research

Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup, William T. Fitzgerald

Language: reference & general; Research methods: general

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Includes discussion of the useful early stages of a research task: planning and drafting a paper. This title explains how... [more]

$37.99

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The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition

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The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition

Shihab Al-Din Al-Nuwayri

Prose: non-fiction; General encyclopaedias; Middle Eastern history

Paperback

Translation of: Nihaayat al-arab fai funaun al-adab. [more]

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Knowledge: Stuff You Ought to Know

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Knowledge: Stuff You Ought to Know

Ray Hamilton

Reference; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

Hardback

This outrageously informative book is packed full of fascinating nuggets of history, science, literature, technology, sports,... [more]

$19.99

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You're Saying it Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words - and Their Tangled Histories of Misuse

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You're Saying it Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced...

Kathryn Petras, Ross Petras

Speaking & pronunciation skills; Reference

Hardback

For word nerds and grammar geeks, a witty guide to the most commonly mispronounced words, along with their correct pronunciations... [more]

$24.99

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Britain's Tudor Maps: County by County

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Britain's Tudor Maps: County by County

John Speed

Geographical reference; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Historical maps & atlases

Hardback

A stunning new edition of the earliest atlas of the British Isles, Britain's Tudor Maps: County by County reproduces the maps... [more]

$59.99

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The Vincent van Gogh Atlas

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The Vincent van Gogh Atlas

Nienke Denekamp, Rene van Blerk, Teio Meedendorp

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; World atlases & world maps

Hardback

A fascinating guide to Van Gogh's itinerant life, with vibrant images and stories about the many places where he lived and... [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

Hardback

Features a selection of 1,342 facts such as: trees sleep at night; Google searches for 'How to put on a condom' peak at 10.28pm;... [more]

$22.99

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

David Coe

Dictionaries; Usage & grammar guides; Lexicography; Reference

Paperback

If it is important to say what you mean and mean what you say, you will love this book and use it often. It is a must-have... [more]

$19.95

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The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting

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The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting

Anne Trubek

Language: history & general works; Reference; Social & cultural history

Hardback

The future of handwriting is anything but certain. Its history, however, shows how much it has affected culture and civilization... [more]

$32.99

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The Times Concise Atlas of the World: 13th Edition

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The Times Concise Atlas of the World: 13th Edition

Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

A fully revised and updated thirteenth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas... [more]

$179.99

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The Emperor Nero: A Guide to the Ancient Sources

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The Emperor Nero: A Guide to the Ancient Sources

Anthony A. Barrett, Elaine Fantham, John C. Yardley

Biography: historical, political & military; Reference works; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

Paperback

<div> Nero's reign (AD 54-68) witnessed some of the most memorable events in Roman history, such as the rebellion of Boudica... [more]

$67.00

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Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

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Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

Mosby

Reference works; Medicine; Medicine: general issues

Paperback

Suitable for health professionals, this title offers information that you need, including content on diseases, procedures,... [more]

$49.00

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A Dictionary of Accounting

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A Dictionary of Accounting

Jonathan Law

Reference works; Business & Economics; Accounting; Finance

Paperback

This authoritative A-Z contains over 3,800 clear and concise entries on all aspects of accounting, from financial and management... [more]

$26.95

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50 Speeches That Made the Modern World: Famous Speeches from Women's Rights to Human Rights

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50 Speeches That Made the Modern World: Famous Speeches from Women's Rights...

Chambers

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

A collection of 50 of the most significant speeches from around the globe that demonstrably changed the modern world and analysis... [more]

$35.00

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The Book Lover's Treasury Of Quotations: An Inspired Collection on Reading, Writing and Literature

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The Book Lover's Treasury Of Quotations: An Inspired Collection on Reading,...

Jo Brielyn

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Gift books

Hardback

Books are fantastic. Not only do they provide a wealth of knowledge and facts, they enable people to escape into different... [more]

$22.99

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When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future

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When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future

Abby Smith Rumsey

Automation of library & information processes; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

Examines how humanity records and passes on its culture to future generations, from the libraries of antiquity to the excess... [more]

$29.99

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Guinness World Records 2017

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Guinness World Records 2017

Buzz Aldrin

Reference; General encyclopaedias; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Hardback

The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting... [more]

$44.99

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Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners

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Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners...

Travis Elborough

World atlases & world maps; History; General & world history; Geography

Hardback

Atlas of Improbable Places shows the modern world from surprising new vantage points that will inspire urban explorers and... [more]

$39.99

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Silke Ackermann

Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Part of the acclaimed Director's Choice series, an insight is offered into the Museum of the History of Science by the Director's... [more]

$34.99

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Collins World Atlas: Illustrated Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Illustrated Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Geography; Travel & holiday

Paperback

A paperback edition of this fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins world atlas range. Highly detailed... [more]

$38.99

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Morbid Curiosities: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre

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Morbid Curiosities: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre: Collections...

Paul Gambino

Reference; Antiques & collectables: buyer's guides

Hardback

Offers insight into the strange world of collectors of the macabre. This title features 17 unique collections and an extensive... [more]

$49.95

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