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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]

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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]

$53.95

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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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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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The Australian National Dictionary: Australian Words and Their Origins (Second Edition)

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The Australian National Dictionary: Australian Words and Their Origins (Second...

Bruce Moore (Editor)

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Language: history & general works; Historical & comparative linguistics; Reference works

Hardback

The Australian National Dictionary 2e is the only comprehensive, historically based record of the words and meanings that... [more]

$145.00

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Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to the Present

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Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to...

Erin Thompson

Art & Architecture; Museums & museology; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A riveting account of private art collectors' passion from Roman times to the present [more]

$41.95

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The Mapmakers' World: A Cultural History of the European World Map

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The Mapmakers' World: A Cultural History of the European World Map

Marjo Nurminen

History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; World atlases & world maps; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

Hardback

The Mapmakers' World illuminates the cultural history of European world maps: what do historical world maps tell of us, of... [more]

$125.00

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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Simon Blackburn

Reference works; Philosophy

Paperback

This dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is recognized as the best dictionary of... [more]

$27.95

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Practical Encyclopedia of Home Remedies & Natural Therapies

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Practical Encyclopedia of Home Remedies & Natural Therapies

Mark Evans

Reference works; Medicine; Complementary therapies, healing & health

Paperback

An illustrated guide to a range of natural health treatments and remedies, with 1250 photographs. [more]

$35.95

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Mosby's Medical Dictionary

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Mosby's Medical Dictionary

Mosby

Reference works; Medicine; Medicine: general issues

Hardback

Provides definitions of a variety of medical terms, especially those pertaining to anatomy, equipment, pathophysiology, skin... [more]

$52.00

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Illustrated Encylopedia of Machine Guns

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Illustrated Encylopedia of Machine Guns

Will Fowler, Patrick Sweeney

Reference works; History; Militaria, arms & armour; Small firearms, guns & other equipment

Paperback

This authoritative volume reveals the remarkable history of the machine gun, with a country-by-country directory of 160 classic... [more]

$23.95

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations...

Olivier Le Carrer

Geographical reference; History; Travel writing

Paperback

Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places,... [more]

$45.00

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Speak Easy: The essential guide to speaking in public

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Speak Easy: The essential guide to speaking in public

Maggie Eyre

Public speaking guides; Reference; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

Maggie Eyre has over 30 years' experience as a media trainer, communications consultant and performer. In Speak Easy, she... [more]

$29.99

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Oxford Dictionary of Business and Management

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Oxford Dictionary of Business and Management

Jonathan Law (Market House Books)

Reference works; Business & Economics; Business & management; Business studies: general

Paperback

Over 7,100 entries cover all aspects of business and management including marketing, accounting, organizational behaviour,... [more]

$29.95

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100 Years: Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life

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100 Years: Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life

Joshua Prager, Milton Glaser

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

A beautifully designed gift book featuring wisdom from famous writers on every age from one to one hundred. [more]

$24.95

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