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Oxford Dictionary of Chemistry

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Oxford Dictionary of Chemistry

Richard Rennie (University of Cambridge), Jonathan Law (Market House Books)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Inorganic chemistry; Organic chemistry; Physical chemistry

Paperback

Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this dictionary covers all aspects of chemistry, including physical and... [more]

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New Oxford Style Manual

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New Oxford Style Manual

Oxford University Press

Language: reference & general; Usage & grammar guides; Writing & editing guides; Reference works

Hardback

Combining the recently updated editions of New Hart's Rules and the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors in a single... [more]

$63.95

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Using Non-Textual Sources: A Historian's Guide

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Using Non-Textual Sources: A Historian's Guide

Catherine Armstrong (Loughborough University, UK)

Museums & museology; Research methods: general; History; History: theory & methods

Paperback

Using Non-Textual Sources provides history students with the theoretical background and skills to interpret non-textual sources.... [more]

$35.99

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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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World political Pacific centred handy

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World political Pacific centred handy

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

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Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

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Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

Mary Norris

Usage & grammar guides; Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

The most irreverent and enjoyable book on language since Eats, Shoots & Leaves. [more]

$22.99

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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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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]

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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]

$26.95

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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]

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Gyles Brandreth

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Humour collections & anthologies

Paperback

Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners,... [more]

$27.95

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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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Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Guns

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Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Guns

Will Fowler, Anthony North, Charles Stronge, Patrick Sweeney

Reference works; History; Militaria, arms & armour

Hardback

An authoritative historical guide to the world of military, antique and law-enforcement firearms, photographed throughout.... [more]

$59.95

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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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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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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

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Crocodile Beat

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 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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