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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]

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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]

$39.99

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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]

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Crocodile Beat

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Crocodile Beat

Gail Jorgensen

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Children's & Educational

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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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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

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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]

$25.95

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

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Oxford Dictionary of Geography

Susan Mayhew (Teacher, 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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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 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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A Dictionary of Sociology

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A Dictionary of Sociology

John Scott (Honorary Professor, Honorary Professor, University of Copenhagen)

Reference works; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology; Anthropology; Psychology

Paperback

The most authoritative dictionary of sociology available. Fully revised to include the most up-to-date concepts and contemporary... [more]

$25.95

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Archaeological Excavation Dictionary

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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  $19.95

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

Christopher Clapham, James Nicholson (Durham University)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

Paperback

This leading dictionary contains over 3,000 clear and concise entries updated in line with curriculum and degree requirements.... [more]

$25.95

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Ewan McEoin

Reference works; Agriculture & related industries; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

This is the first practical field guide for Australian locavores - people who try to eat locally. This book tells the stories... [more]

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

P. H. Matthews (Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, St. John's College, Cambridge University)

linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Dialect, slang & jargon; Grammar, syntax; Reference works

Paperback

This authoritative dictionary provides coverage across the field of linguistics, both the theoretical and the practical. In... [more]

$29.95

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

Hardback

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [more]

$534.95  $20.00

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A Dictionary of Statistics 3e

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A Dictionary of Statistics 3e

Graham Upton (Professor in Statistics, Professor in Statistics, University of Essex), Ian Cook (Formerly Senior Lecturer, Formerly Senior Lecturer, the University of Essex)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

This wide-ranging dictionary covers over 2,300 statistical terms in accessible, jargon-free language. All existing entries... [more]

$26.95

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