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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

Elspeth Wills

Place names & gazetteers; History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

A fascinating exploration of why Scottish place-names appear in some of the most far-flung places around the globe, from Antarctica... [more]

$22.99  $6.00

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The Encyclopedia of Quilting & Patchwork Techniques: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques

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The Encyclopedia of Quilting & Patchwork Techniques: A Comprehensive Visual...

Katharine Guerrier

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Quiltmaking, patchwork & applique

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A comprehensive visual guide to traditional and contemporary techniques for quilting and patchwork. [more]

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The Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques: A Unique Visual Directory of All the Major Embroidery Techniques, Plus Inspirational Examples of Traditional and Innovative Finished Work

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The Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques: A Unique Visual Directory of...

Pauline Brown

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Embroidery crafts

Paperback

A unique visual directory of all the major embroidery techniques, plus inspirational examples of traditional and innovative... [more]

$36.99

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Universal Atlas: An Atlas for the Whole Family

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Universal Atlas: An Atlas for the Whole Family

Australian Geographic

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

Hardback

The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed view of the world with extensive geographical information beside each map,... [more]

$59.95

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Grundschullexikon: Entdecken Verstehen Mitmachen

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Grundschullexikon: Entdecken Verstehen Mitmachen

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

Hardback

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The Craft of Research

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The Craft of Research

Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup, William T. Fitzgerald

Language: reference & general; Research methods: general

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Includes discussion of the useful early stages of a research task: planning and drafting a paper. This title explains how... [more]

$41.99

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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]

$22.99

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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

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<div> Nero's reign (AD 54-68) witnessed some of the most memorable events in Roman history, such as the rebellion of Boudica... [more]

$68.00

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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

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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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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

Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; History: specific events & topics

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; Geographical maps (specialist); Travel maps

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: Director's Choice

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford: Director's Choice

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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Collins World Atlas: Paperback Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Paperback Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Paperback

The clear and detailed mapping in this bestselling Collins world atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent... [more]

$15.99

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Collins World Atlas: Illustrated Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Illustrated Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Geography; Travel & holiday

Paperback

A paperback edition of this fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins world atlas range. Highly detailed... [more]

$38.99

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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]

$28.95

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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  $12.00

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A Dictionary of Computer Science

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A Dictionary of Computer Science

Andrew Butterfield (Trinity College, Dublin), Gerard Ekembe Ngondi (University of York), Anne Kerr

Reference works; Mathematical theory of computation

Paperback

This bestselling dictionary has been fully revised, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative reference of its kind.... [more]

$27.95

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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]

$57.95

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