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New Hart's Rules: The Oxford Style Guide

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New Hart's Rules: The Oxford Style Guide

Oxford University Press

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Reference works

Hardback

New Hart's Rules provides the information and guidance you need to prepare written copy to a high standard. Compiled by experts... [more]

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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]

$27.50  $2.00

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Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide

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Complete Flags of the World: The Ultimate Pocket Guide

DK

Reference works; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Spanning geography, communications, politics, sport, history, culture, design and art, this book features flags, covering... [more]

$29.99

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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]

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The Southern Night Sky: A Glow-in-the-Dark Guide to Prominent Stars & Constellations South of the Equator

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The Southern Night Sky: A Glow-in-the-Dark Guide to Prominent Stars & Constellations...

James Kavanagh

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The Southern Night Sky provides a simplified field reference to familiar stars and constellations. A durable folding guide... [more]

$12.99

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China Survival Guide: How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps (3rd E

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China Survival Guide: How to Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps...

Larry Herzberg, Qin Hersberg

Reference works; Office & workplace; Self-help & personal development; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

An updated edition of the best-selling travel guide that spells out tourist problems and solutions with humor and candor.... [more]

$14.99

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music

Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Michael Kennedy, Joyce Kennedy

Music; Reference works

Paperback

Providing over 10,000 entries, the sixth edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most up-to-date dictionary of musical... [more]

$31.95

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

M. C. Howatson (St Anne's College, Oxford)

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary companions; Reference works

Paperback

A unique A-Z reference work of over 3,100 entries spanning the length and breadth of classical literature. It ranges from... [more]

$30.95

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Oxford Guide to Plain English

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Oxford Guide to Plain English

Martin Cutts (Plain Language Commission)

Language: reference & general; Usage & grammar guides; Reference; Reference works

Paperback

Completely revised and updated, this new edition of the Oxford Guide to Plain English is an essential tool for clear communication.... [more]

$18.95

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How to Write: Successful Essays, Dissertations, and Exams

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How to Write: Successful Essays, Dissertations, and Exams

Chris Mounsey (University of Winchester)

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Writing skills; Reference works; Educational material

Paperback

Practical, accessible, and written by an author with extensive teaching experience, this book is essential for students wanting... [more]

$24.95

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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Michael Allaby

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; Geology & the lithosphere; Physical geography & topography

Paperback

The Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences covers geology and related areas including planetary science, volcanology, palaeontology,... [more]

$31.95

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

Oxford Dictionaries

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Technical writing; Poetry; Reference works

Paperback

This invaluable resource contains rhymes for over 45,000 words presented in a clear and user-friendly layout. Features include... [more]

$25.95

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A Dictionary of Human Geography

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A Dictionary of Human Geography

Alisdair Rogers (Keble College, University of Oxford), Noel Castree (The University of Manchester), Rob Kitchin (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Geography; Human geography

Paperback

This new dictionary provides over 2,000 clear and concise entries on human geography, covering basic terms and concepts as... [more]

$31.95

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An A-Z of Baby Names

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An A-Z of Baby Names

Patrick Hanks (University of the West of England)

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Health & Self-Help; Baby names

Paperback

Previously Babies' Names and now reissued, an A-Z of Baby Names provides the meanings and origins for over 2,500 first names.... [more]

$15.95

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Susan Ratcliffe (Associate Editor, Quotations, Oxford University Press)

Literary reference works; Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

The perfect gift for every occasion. Packed with 4,000 quotable quotes new and old, this little book offers the words of famous... [more]

$22.95

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Ned Sherrin

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Humour collections & anthologies

Paperback

The late Ned Sherrin's personal choice of humorous quotations, from witty one-liners to the punchlines of sparkling anecdotes.... [more]

$27.95

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In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter Needs

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In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter...

Caroline Taggart

Reference works; Business & Economics; Business communication & presentation

Hardback

In the Loop and Up to Speed uncovers the origins and meanings of many useful and some not so useful phrases that can be heard... [more]

$19.99  $4.00

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Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs with English Translations

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Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs with English Translations

A.E. Brougham, A. W. Reed, Timoti Karetu

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries of quotations; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and common sense pf the Maori people. Evocative and succinct, they are great... [more]

$19.95

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Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: with Observations on Culture and Language

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Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: with Observations on Culture and Language...

Qin Xue Herzberg, Larry Herzberg

Dictionaries of quotations; Languages & ESL

Paperback

A collection of 500+ proverbs in Chinese and English, capturing the enduring wisdom of China, for travelers and language... [more]

$19.99

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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering

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A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering

Christopher Gorse (Leeds Metropolitan University), David Johnston (Leeds Metropolitan University), Martin Pritchard (Leeds Metropolitan University)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Civil engineering, surveying & building

Paperback

This new dictionary is the most up-to-date A to Z of construction, surveying, and civil engineering terms and definitions... [more]

$31.95

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The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire

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The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire

Ted Gioia (Freelance Author)

Music; Jazz; Reference works

Hardback

Ted Gioia's first new jazz book since The History of Jazz, The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire, is a comprehensive... [more]

$62.95

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A Dictionary of Astronomy

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A Dictionary of Astronomy

Ian Ridpath (Full-time writer and broadcaster on astronomy and space)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science

Paperback

Completely revised and updated, this dictionary contains over 4,300 entries covering all aspects of astronomy. Written by... [more]

$31.95

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Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

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Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

Alan Kistler

Reference works

Hardback

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

$37.95

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