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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

Susan Mayhew (Teacher, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Physical geography & topography; Human geography

Paperback

Containing over 3,100 fully revised and updated entries on all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is... [more]

$24.95

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QI: The Book of the Dead

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QI: The Book of the Dead

John Mitchinson, John Lloyd

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

Presents inspirational biographical dictionary, with motivational stories about the famous and the obscure. It includes six... [more]

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Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and other Typographical Curiosities

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Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and other Typographical Curiosities...

Keith Houston

Typography & lettering; Language: history & general works; Palaeography (history of writing); Reference

Paperback

Where does the ampersand get its name from? What does the hashtag have to do with commerce in ancient Rome? This book gives... [more]

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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words

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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words

Ella Frances Sanders

Language: history & general works; Translation & interpretation; Reference

Hardback

Did you know that the Japanese have a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? [more]

$29.99

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The Cambridge Companion to French Music

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The Cambridge Companion to French Music

Simon Trezise (Trinity College, Dublin)

Music; Reference works

Paperback

This accessible Companion provides a wide-ranging and comprehensive introduction to French music from the early middle ages... [more]

$59.95

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Word Power Made Easy

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Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

Grammar & vocabulary; Reference

Paperback

This time-tested classic - first published more than sixty years ago - has helped millions achieve mastery of English. [more]

$16.95

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Aussie Phrases Down Under: A-Z Guide to Aussie Phrases

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Aussie Phrases Down Under: A-Z Guide to Aussie Phrases

Dianne McInnes

Language: reference & general; Reference

Paperback

These phrases add flavour and colour to the Australian language. Australian English is rich with phrases that reflect experiences... [more]

$9.95

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Penguin Dictionary of Science: Fourth Edition

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Penguin Dictionary of Science: Fourth Edition

Mike Clugston

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

A dictionary that covers all the important topics in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular biology,... [more]

$24.99

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BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

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BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

John Palfrey

Library & information services; Society & Social Sciences

Hardback

Founding chairman of the Digital Public Library of America John Palfrey... [more]

$45.95

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: A Guide to the Australian Idiom

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: A Guide to the Australian Idiom

Peter Nicholson

Language: reference & general; Reference; Humour; Slang & dialect humour

Hardback

This hard-cover book contains 204 colour pages including 170 pictures by outback artist Howard Steer, and a thousand humorous... [more]

$69.95

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World Physical Map 100 21st ed

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World Physical Map 100 21st ed

UBD Gregorys

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

Sheet map

Relief map of the World, Pacific Centered at a scale of 1: 40 754 000 Mercator... [more]

$11.99

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World Political Map 160 16th ed

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World Political Map 160 16th ed

UBD Gregorys

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

Sheet map

Detailed map of the World, Pacific Centered at a scale of 1: 40 754 000 Mercator projection Comprehensive index with lists... [more]

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn (Freelance author and editor)

Children's literature studies: general; Reference works

Hardback

This Companion is the first place to look for information on authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, and others involved... [more]

$61.95

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Improbable Libraries

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Improbable Libraries

Alex Johnson

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Library & information sciences

Hardback

Featuring the history and future of the 21st-century library, this book includes seven thematic chapters, each consisting... [more]

$35.00

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Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage

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Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Jeremy Butterfield

Language: reference & general; Usage & grammar guides; linguistics; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Hardback

This renowned reference work offers clear, practical guidance on controversial or disputed language usage, including questions... [more]

$63.95

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Is That a Fact?

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Is That a Fact?

John Barron

Reference; Media studies

Paperback

Get all the facts ... if you can handle the truth. Does Australia take the highest number of refugees per capita in the world?... [more]

$24.99

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The Nietzsche Dictionary

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The Nietzsche Dictionary

Douglas Burnham

Reference works; Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

Paperback

Nietzsche is not difficult to read, but he is famously difficult to understand. This is because of the bewildering array of... [more]

$39.99

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Dictionary of Tolkien (Lord of the Rings)

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Dictionary of Tolkien (Lord of the Rings)

David Day

Fantasy; Fiction companions; Reference works

Paperback

Full of beautiful illustrations, Tolkien: A Dictionary is an indispensible guide to the rich, mythical world of Middle-earth... [more]

$16.99

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A Dictionary of Sociology

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A Dictionary of Sociology

John Scott (Honorary Professor, University of Copenhagen)

Reference works; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology; Anthropology; Psychology

Paperback

The most authoritative dictionary of sociology available. Fully revised to include the most up-to-date concepts and contemporary... [more]

$24.95

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Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

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Salty Dog Talk: The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions

Bill Beavis, Richard G. McCloskey

Language: history & general works; Reference; Ships & shipping: general interest; Boating

Paperback

Originally published: London: Adlard Coles, 1983. [more]

$19.99

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The Archaeological Excavation Dictionary

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The Archaeological Excavation Dictionary

Anna Kieburg

Reference works; History; Archaeological methodology & techniques

Paperback

Over 2,000 terms, Translated into eight different languages. The book is ideal for digs abroad. Includes the Arabic and... [more]

$39.99

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What We See When We Read

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What We See When We Read

Peter Mendelsund

Literary reference works; Reference

Paperback

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us what, exactly, Ishmael... [more]

$29.95

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Japan Travel Atlas

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Japan Travel Atlas

Tuttle Publishing

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

Paperback

Finding your way around Japan is a breeze with this handy Tuttle travel atlas. Designed for the adventurous traveler and containing... [more]

$19.99

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The Little Black Book of Political Wisdom

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The Little Black Book of Political Wisdom

Sanford L. Jacobs

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Political structure & processes

Hardback

The Little Black Book of Political Wisdom is an engaging collection of the wisest, funniest, and most insightful words ever... [more]

$19.99

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Peas & Queues: The Minefield of Modern Manners

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Peas & Queues: The Minefield of Modern Manners

Sandi Toksvig

Reference; Humour; Parties, etiquette & entertaining

Paperback

Should you sign your text messages with an 'x'? Which of your friends do you ask to be your best man? Who are you supposed... [more]

$21.99

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