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Even More Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Further Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything

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Even More Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Further Mysteries of Life, the Universe...

William Hartston (Author)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

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

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Architecture 101: From Frank Gehry to Ziggurats, an Essential Guide to Building Styles and Materials

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Architecture 101: From Frank Gehry to Ziggurats, an Essential Guide to Building...

Nicole Bridge

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architecture; Reference works

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Astrophysics in a Nutshell: Second Edition

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Astrophysics in a Nutshell: Second Edition

Dan Maoz

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics

Hardback

An introduction to the observational data and theoretical concepts underlying modern astronomy. Designed for advanced undergraduate... [more]

$68.00

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Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums - And Why They Should Stay There

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Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums...

Tiffany Jenkins (Sociologist, writer, and broadcaster)

Art & Architecture; Museums & museology

Hardback

The story of how the museums of the West acquired the treasures of antiquity, from the Benin Bronzes to the Bust of Nefertiti... [more]

$63.95

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Worst Words: A New Compendium of Contemporary Cant and Gibberish

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Worst Words: A New Compendium of Contemporary Cant and Gibberish

Don Watson

Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

The level of customer-centric vigilance remains below acceptable benchmarks and weasel words continue to fill our mailboxes,... [more]

$29.99

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Investigating Sherlock: The Unofficial Guide

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Investigating Sherlock: The Unofficial Guide

Nikki Stafford

Television; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

A companion to the BBC show. Examines each episode, exploring the character development and cataloging every reference to... [more]

$22.99

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Visual Research Methods in Educational Research

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Visual Research Methods in Educational Research

Julianne Moss, Barbara Pini

Research methods: general; Education

Hardback

Have you noticed there is a burgeoning take up of visual research in education? Are you considering using visual research... [more]

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Surnames, DNA, and Family History

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Surnames, DNA, and Family History

George Redmonds (Freelance historian), Turi King (University of Leicester), David Hey (University of Sheffield (Emeritus))

linguistics; Reference; Social & cultural history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; DNA & Genome

Paperback

This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the insights these... [more]

$27.95

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Soldier Slang of the First World War

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Soldier Slang of the First World War

Emily Brewer

Language: history & general works; Dialect, slang & jargon; Reference; First World War

Paperback

From Ammo to Zig-Zag, many of the words we use today were invented in the First World War. They provide a unique insight into... [more]

$26.95

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The Third QI Book of General Ignorance

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The Third QI Book of General Ignorance

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin, Andrew Hunter Murray

Reference; TV tie-in humour

Paperback

The Third Book of General Ignorance gathers together 180 questions, both new and previously featured on the BBC TV programme's... [more]

$24.99

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The Times Reference Atlas of the World

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The Times Reference Atlas of the World

Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

A new edition of this popular atlas from the prestigious and authoritative Times Atlas range. This seventh edition contains... [more]

$59.99

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The Times Universal Atlas of the World

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The Times Universal Atlas of the World

Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. Fully updated with extra information next... [more]

$99.99

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Simply English: An A-Z of Avoidable Errors

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Simply English: An A-Z of Avoidable Errors

Simon Heffer

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

In his best-selling Strictly English Simon Heffer explained how to write... [more]

$24.99

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The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words

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The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words

Peter E. Meltzer

Thesauri; Reference

Paperback

With over twenty percent more material, a must for any lover of distinctive words. [more]

$35.95

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Publishing industry

Paperback

The annual edition of the best-selling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and get published, the Writers'... [more]

$39.99

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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

Hardback

Includes facts such as Flowers get suntans; Denmark imports prisoners; Bees can fly higher than Mount Everest; The Republic... [more]

$22.99

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Student World Atlas: Essential Reference for Students of All Ages

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Student World Atlas: Essential Reference for Students of All Ages

DK

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Brings the Earth's geography to life with satellite and cartographic sources. This book includes detailed maps reveal the... [more]

$29.99

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You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf From Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia

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You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf From Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia...

Jack Lynch

Reference works; History: specific events & topics

Hardback

An illuminating exploration of reference books through time and across cultures, from the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi to... [more]

$40.99

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Collins World Atlas: Complete Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Complete Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide... [more]

$69.99

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Crocodile Beat First Reader

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Crocodile Beat First Reader

Gail Jorgensen

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Down by the river in the heat of the day the crocodile sleeps and awaits his prey. Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz... [more]

$6.99

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A Dictionary of Nursing

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A Dictionary of Nursing

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

Reference works; Medicine; Nursing

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

$20.95

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The Brain: An Illustrated History of Neuroscience

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The Brain: An Illustrated History of Neuroscience

Reference works; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Here is the essential guide to the human brain, an authoritative reference book and timeline that examines the three pounds... [more]

$29.99

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The Oxford Companion to Wine

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The Oxford Companion to Wine

Jancis Robinson

Reference works; Cookery, food & drink; Wines; Gift books

Hardback

Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4,000 entries on every... [more]

$81.95

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Little Oxford Gift Box: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Little Oxford

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Little Oxford Gift Box: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Little Oxford...

Susan (Ed) Ratcliffe

Reference

Hardback

From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000... [more]

$49.95

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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

Elizabeth Martin

Reference works; Medicine; Medicine: general issues; Medical diagnosis; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

This practical medical dictionary contains over 12,400 entries, fully revised and updated to include the very latest developments... [more]

$37.95

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