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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]

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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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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]

$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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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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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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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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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]

$29.95

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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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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]

$29.99

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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]

$38.95

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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]

$29.99

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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]

$251.95  $30.00

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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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