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A Dictionary  of Economics

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A Dictionary of Economics

Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth D. Myles, John Black

Reference works; Business & Economics; Economics

Paperback

This bestselling and authoritative dictionary covers all aspects of economics including theory, policy, and applied micro... [more]

$24.95

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Complete Illustrated History of the First & Second World Wars

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Complete Illustrated History of the First & Second World Wars

Donald Sommerville, Ian Westwell

Reference works; History; First World War; Second World War

Hardback

A comprehensive chronicle and analysis of the two deadliest conflicts, and how they were fought. [more]

$59.95

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The Horse Encyclopedia

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The Horse Encyclopedia

Elwyn Hartley-Edwards

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Horses & ponies

Hardback

A stunning celebration of the equine world, The Horse Encyclopedia is a fully illustrated look at all the major horse and... [more]

$59.99

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Science: The Definitive Visual Guide

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Science: The Definitive Visual Guide

DK

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

Covering the history, key discoveries, inventions and people, this illustrated science encyclopedia reveals the story of scientific... [more]

$89.95

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The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Art Treatments & Subjects; Reference works

Leather / fine binding

Explores the ideas behind one hundred iconic works of art while examining their historical context. [more]

$46.95

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Merriam Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

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Merriam Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Inc.

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Paperback

New Edition! Created especially for crossword puzzle lovers. More than 340,000 clues and answer words with over 20,000 new... [more]

$15.95

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Jazz Arranging & Composing: A Linear Approach, Book & CD

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Jazz Arranging & Composing: A Linear Approach, Book & CD

Bill Dobbins

Music; Jazz; Techniques of music & music tutorials; Reference works

Paperback

Many different possibilities for harmonizing the same melody are illustrated and analyzed, using techniques by such influential... [more]

$66.00

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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]

$102.95

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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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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

J. A. Cuddon, M. A. R. Habib

Language: reference & general; Literary reference works; Reference works

Paperback

Gives definitions of technical terms (hamartia, iamb, zeugma) and critical jargon (aporia, binary opposition, intertextuality).... [more]

$37.95

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Writing about Music: A Style Sheet

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Writing about Music: A Style Sheet

D. Kern Holoman

Music; Writing & editing guides; Reference works

Paperback

Where do you place the hyphen in Beethoven if it breaks between two lines? How do you cite John Coltrane's album A Love... [more]

$47.99

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Oxford Guide to Effective Argument and Critical Thinking

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Oxford Guide to Effective Argument and Critical Thinking

Colin Swatridge (AQA A Level Chief Examiner)

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Communication studies; Educational material

Paperback

This work is sure to improve the written work of any student required to demonstrate the key skills of critical writing and... [more]

$31.95

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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]

$31.95

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English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical (4th Ed)

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English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical (4th Ed)

Glenn T. Rogers

Reference works; Medicine: general issues; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This pocket-sized book contains virtually all health-related terms likely to occur in a conversation between a health worker... [more]

$57.00

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Elizabeth Knowles

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and... [more]

$78.95

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The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology

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The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology

Ian A. McFarland, David A. S. Fergusson, Karen Kilby, Iain R. Torrance

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Christian theology

Paperback

Containing over 550 entries, ranging from Abba to Zwingli, this dictionary provides a fresh, ecumenical approach to theological... [more]

$50.95

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Merde: The Real French You Were Never Taught at School

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Merde: The Real French You Were Never Taught at School

Genevi eve

Reference works; Humour; Languages & ESL

Paperback

PrefaceDo you remember when you were learning French at school and looked in vain through your dictionary for all the dirty... [more]

$27.95

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Art Of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives

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Art Of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human...

Lajos Egri

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Reference works

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

E. A. Livingstone

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Christianity

Paperback

Based on the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, this is an indispensable guide for both students... [more]

$37.95

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The Sailor's Word-Book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms

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The Sailor's Word-Book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms

William Henry Smyth

Reference; Reference works; Maritime history; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

This extensive maritime glossary was compiled over more than thirty years by Admiral William Henry Smyth (1780-1865) and published... [more]

$83.95

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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World: A Detailed Study of the Armies of Rome and Their Enemies, Including the Etruscans, Samnites, Carthaginians, Celts, Macedonians, Gauls, Huns, Sassaids, Persians and Turks

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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World: A Detailed...

Kevin F. Kiley

Reference works; History; Military history; Uniforms & insignia

Hardback

An unprecedented visual reference of the fighting men of the period from 8th century BC to the fall of Constantinople in 1453,... [more]

$49.95

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Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome

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Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers...

Chris Scarre

Biography: historical, political & military; Reference works; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Paperback

Focusing on the succession of the rulers of imperial Rome, this title guides readers to each reign and its main events. This... [more]

$32.99

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A Field Guide to Insects in Australia

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A Field Guide to Insects in Australia

Paul Zborowski, Ross Storey

Reference works; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Whether you are an amateur insect enthusiast, a student or an Entomologist, this updated and revised third edition identifies... [more]

$35.00

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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Professor of English Peter Boxall (University of Sussex UK)

Literary studies: general; Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies

Hardback

For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, this trove of reviews covers a century... [more]

$65.00

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Third Grade Spelling Success (Sylvan Workbooks)

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Third Grade Spelling Success (Sylvan Workbooks)

Sylvan Learning, Workbook

Reference; Reference works

Paperback

These fun, research-based exercise books will help get young students on track--and moving ahead--with their spelling skills.... [more]

$19.99

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