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Concise Medical Dictionary

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Concise Medical Dictionary

Elizabeth Martin

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

Paperback

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

$29.95

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Plain Words

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Plain Words

Rebecca Gowers, Ernest Gowers

Usage & grammar guides; Writing & editing guides; Reference

Paperback

Presents a fresh edition Plain Words, that was intended simply as a guide to the proper use of English for the Civil Service.... [more]

$24.99

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The Essential Lingo Dictionary: of Australian words and phrases

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The Essential Lingo Dictionary: of Australian words and phrases

John Miller

Dictionaries; Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Paperback

The Essential Lingo Dictionary is a warts-and-all look at the notoriously hilarious (and occasionally a little bit naughty)... [more]

$14.99

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Everyday English for Grown-ups: Getting to grips with the basics

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Everyday English for Grown-ups: Getting to grips with the basics

Michelle Finlay

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

This book takes you back to the basics; the simple rules and tricks that will help native and non-native speakers alike to... [more]

$17.99

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The Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations

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The Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations

Chambers

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

Great Quotations is a treasure trove of the wittiest, most insightful, most famous and most important words uttered in history.... [more]

$85.00

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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition

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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition

Chambers

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Hardback

This dictionary provides around 290,000 references with 275,000 lexical synonyms and over 15,000 encyclopaedic words arranged... [more]

$69.99

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A Dictionary of World History

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A Dictionary of World History

Anne Kerr, Edmund Wright

Reference works; History; General & world history

Paperback

This invaluable, wide-ranging A to Z contains over 4,000 concise and reliable entries on all aspects of international history,... [more]

$31.95

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The Directory of Flags: A guide to flags from around the world

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The Directory of Flags: A guide to flags from around the world

Charlotte Greig

Reference works; Children's & Educational

Hardback

The Directory of Flags will take you on an enlightening journey. Flags from around the world will provide a key to discovering... [more]

$19.99

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Speeches That Changed the World

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Speeches That Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Biography: historical, political & military; Reference

Paperback

Over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from a wide range of historical eras and nations. Complete with biographies... [more]

$29.95

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Dictionary of Physics

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Dictionary of Physics

Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie (University of Cambridge)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; States of matter; Light (optics); Applied physics

Paperback

Containing almost 4,000 entries, including extended feature entries and biographies of key scientists, this authoritative... [more]

$31.95

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Chris Baldick

Literary reference works; Reference works

Paperback

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear and concise definitions of even the most complex literary terms from... [more]

$24.95

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

Jack Zipes (University of Minnesota)

Children's literature studies: general; Encyclopaedias & reference works

Hardback

In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern.... [more]

$88.95

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Oxford Dictionary of Marketing

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Oxford Dictionary of Marketing

Charles Doyle

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Business & Economics; Advertising; Market research; Public relations

Paperback

A Dictionary of Marketing is an accessible, practical, and internationally-focused A-Z guide to all areas of marketing. Covering... [more]

$27.95

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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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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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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II

Jonathan North

Reference works; History; Second World War; Uniforms & insignia

Hardback

An expert visual history of military personnel, with 600 images of uniforms and contextual analysis. [more]

$59.95

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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]

$24.99

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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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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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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]

$65.00

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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]

$11.99

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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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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.<br /><br />Does Australia... [more]

$24.99  $8.00

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