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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]

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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]

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Ancient History of the Aztec & Inca

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Ancient History of the Aztec & Inca

Phillips Dr Charles

Reference works; History; History of the Americas; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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This boxed set of two encyclopedias charts the rise and fall of the ancient American empires - including the Chavin, Paracas,... [more]

$35.95

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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]

$26.95

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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]

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Publishing industry

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The annual edition of the best-selling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and get published, the Writers'... [more]

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You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf From Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia

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You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf From Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia...

Jack Lynch

Reference works; History: specific events & topics

Hardback

An illuminating exploration of reference books through time and across cultures, from the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi to... [more]

$40.99

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Crocodile Beat

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Crocodile Beat

Gail Jorgensen

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Down by the river in the heat of the day the crocodile sleeps and awaits his prey. Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz Zzzzzzzzzz... [more]

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A Dictionary of Nursing

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A Dictionary of Nursing

Elizabeth A. Martin (Formerly of Market House Books), Tanya A. McFerran (Anglia Ruskin University)

Reference works; Medicine; Nursing

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This bestselling dictionary provides detailed coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions in an authoritative... [more]

$21.95

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The Brain: An Illustrated History of Neuroscience

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The Brain: An Illustrated History of Neuroscience

Reference works; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Here is the essential guide to the human brain, an authoritative reference book and timeline that examines the three pounds... [more]

$29.99

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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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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

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Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

Elizabeth Martin

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

Paperback

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

$38.95

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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]

$30.95

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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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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 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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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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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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Cambridge Companions to Music: The Cambridge Companion to French Music

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Cambridge Companions to...

Simon Trezise (Trinity College, Dublin)

Music; Reference works

Paperback

This accessible Companion provides a comprehensive introduction to the music of France from the early middle ages to the present... [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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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]

$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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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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