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A Life in Code: Pioneer Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman

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A Life in Code: Pioneer Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman

G. Stuart Smith

Biography; Coding theory & cryptology; History of the Americas; Second World War; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Traces the career of a legendary US law enforcement agent, from her work for the Allies during World War I through Prohibition,... [more]

$55.00

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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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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 word lists all sorted by length and then alphabetically to help with solving cryptic and quick crossword... [more]

$15.99

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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]

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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]

$27.95

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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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Star Wars: On the Front Lines

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Star Wars: On the Front Lines

Daniel Wallace

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

From the Clone Wars and the Rebellion to the clashes with the First Order, the galaxy is defined by war. Star Wars: On the... [more]

$69.99

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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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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Royal Britain

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Royal Britain

Charles Phillips

Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Reference works; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

Britain's royal and architectural heritage is celebrated in this sumptuous history, with 1000 images. [more]

$59.95

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The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau: how Australia's signals-intelligence network shortened the Pacific War

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The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau: how Australia's signals-intelligence...

David Dufty

Coding theory & cryptology; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military intelligence

Hardback

This is a rich historical account of a secret and little-understood side of the war, interwoven with lively personalities... [more]

$49.99

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The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City - Two-volume slipcased set

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The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City - Two-volume...

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]

$321.00  $275.00

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Egypt: Gods, Myths & Religion

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Egypt: Gods, Myths & Religion

Lucia Gahlin

Reference works; African history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Ancient Egyptian religion & mythology

Paperback

An authoritative account of the mythological beliefs, rites and ceremonies, richly illustrated with 400 images. [more]

$23.95

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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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The Essential All Blackography: The Indispensable Guide to Every All Black

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The Essential All Blackography: The Indispensable Guide to Every All Black...

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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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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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

The Library Book beautifully captures the shifting architectural styles... [more]

$120.00

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A Dictionary  of Economics

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A Dictionary of Economics

Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth D. Myles, John Black

Reference works; Business & Economics; Economics

Paperback

This bestselling and authoritative dictionary covers all aspects of economics including theory, policy, and applied micro... [more]

$25.95

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Big Data: The Essential Guide to Work, Life and Learning in the Age of Insight

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Big Data: The Essential Guide to Work, Life and Learning in the Age of Insight...

Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Kenneth Cukier

Data analysis: general; Business strategy; Management decision making

Paperback

Edward Snowdon exposed Big Data. Here is the ultimate guide. Cory Doctorow (Boing Boing) says: 'Just the thing to get your... [more]

$22.99

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The Big Bad World of Concept Art for Video Games: How to Start Your Career as a Concept Artist

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The Big Bad World of Concept Art for Video Games: How to Start Your Career...

Eliott Lilly

Theory of art; Reference works; Teaching staff; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

Are you ready to begin your career as a concept artist in the video game industry but don't know where to start? The Big Bad... [more]

$63.95

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The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

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The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

Mark Forsyth

Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

Mark Forsyth's `sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book. [more]

$19.99

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Treasures of the New York Historical Society

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Treasures of the New York Historical Society

Louise Mirrer

Art styles not defined by date; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Museums & museology; History; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Hardback

Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is New York City's oldest museum, with a rich history of scholarship, research,... [more]

$24.99

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

Maggie Fergusson

Literary essays; Museums & museology; History

Paperback

Who doesn't love a good museum? Whether grand and impressive, or irreverent and amusing, museums are places to lose - and... [more]

$29.99

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Macquarie Dictionary Seventh Edition

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Macquarie Dictionary Seventh Edition

Macquarie Dictionary

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Language: history & general works; Reference

Hardback

The Seventh Edition of the Macquarie Dictionary is a comprehensive and up-to-date account of Australian English.<br /><br... [more]

$120.00

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A Complete Guide to Australian Frogs

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A Complete Guide to Australian Frogs

Simon Clulow , Mike Swan

Reference works; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

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Australia is home to some of the world's most unique frogs, from colourful burrowing frogs, to frogs with `hip-pockets' and... [more]

$49.95

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