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Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

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Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

John Emsley (Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

Paperback

Since publication of John Emsley's Nature's Building Blocks in 2003 there have been a number of new developments. Fully updated... [more]

$34.95

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Doctor Who Encyclopedia (New Edition)

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Doctor Who Encyclopedia (New Edition)

Gary Russell

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

The Doctor Who Encyclopedia covers the Eleventh Doctor's first two seasons, plus every Ninth and Tenth Doctor story, and is... [more]

$55.00

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The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Fifth Edition Revised

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The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Fifth Edition Revised

David Farmer (Formerly Reader in History at Reading University)

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Christianity

Paperback

The renowned Oxford Dictionary of Saints returns in a revised and updated form, providing concise accounts of the lives, cults,... [more]

$23.95

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Susan Ratcliffe (Associate Editor, OUP)

Reference; Reference works; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

Based on the highly acclaimed seventh edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, this new edition includes over 9,000... [more]

$27.95

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Wheelock's Latin

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Wheelock's Latin

Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur

Reference works; History

Paperback

Now in its seventh edition, Wheelock's Latin retains its signature core of authentic Latin readings, taken not only from classical... [more]

$41.95

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Islam: The Basics

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Islam: The Basics

Colin Turner

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Islam

Paperback

Offers introduction to various aspects of Muslim belief and practice. This title covers topics such as: The Koran and its... [more]

$29.99

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation 2nd Edition

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation 2nd Edition

Mona Baker (University of Manchester, UK.The University of Manchester, UK.), Gabriela Saldanha (University of Birmingham, UK.The University of Birmingham, UK.)

Translation & interpretation; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Presents a comprehensive overview of the academic discipline of translation studies. This book covers the history of translation... [more]

$105.00

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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

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

$40.95

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language

David Crystal (University of Wales, Bangor)

Language: reference & general; linguistics; Reference works

Paperback

This third edition incorporates the major developments in language study since the mid 1990s. It includes major new sections... [more]

$54.95

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USS Enterprise: Owners Workshop Manual

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USS Enterprise: Owners Workshop Manual

Ben Riley Robinson (MARCUS), Marcus Riley

Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

This long-awaited new Star Trek technical manual--nearly two years in the making--presented in the world-renowned Haynes... [more]

$46.95

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Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics 4th Edition

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Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics 4th Edition...

Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

linguistics; Language teaching theory & methods; ELT: teaching theory & methods; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This Dictionary is an essential tool for students of applied linguistics, language teaching, TEFL, and introductory courses... [more]

$62.99

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Indonesian Reference Grammar 2nd Edition

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Indonesian Reference Grammar 2nd Edition

James Neil Sneddon, Alexander Adelaar, Dwi Noverini Djenar, Michael C. Ewing

Language & Linguistics; Language: reference & general; Grammar & vocabulary; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This grammar provides a comprehensive description of the structure of the Indonesian language written in a clear, non-technical... [more]

$55.00

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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

If you have ever been stuck trying to identify a Shakespearean quote then this is the book for you! With over 3,000 quotes... [more]

$26.99

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The Photographer's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion

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The Photographer's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion

Maria Piscopo

Photography & photographs; Reference works; Business & Economics; Sales & marketing

Paperback

A comprehensive and practical guide to marketing & self-promotion for photographers. Condensing theory into practical, easy-to-follow... [more]

$42.99

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Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney

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Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney

Dennis O'Driscoll

Biography; Biography: literary; Poetry by individual poets; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Dictionaries of biography (Who's Who)

Paperback

Widely regarded as the finest poet of his generation, Seamus Heaney is the subject of numerous critical studies; [more]

$35.95

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A Dictionary of the Bible

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A Dictionary of the Bible

W.R.F. Browning (Cuddesdon College, Oxford (retired))

Reference works; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

This is the most acclaimed, accessible, and up-to-date dictionary of the Bible available. Containing over 2,000 authoritative... [more]

$23.95

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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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Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

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Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

Jo O'Donoghue, Sean McMahon

Dictionaries; Reference; Reference works

Hardback

A vivid and affectionate celebration of the history, culture and mythology of Ireland [more]

$69.99

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Dinah Birch

Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary studies: general; Reference works

Hardback

This edition of the classic reference has been thoroughly revised and updated, offering unrivalled coverage of English literature.... [more]

$101.95

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Logarithmetica Britannica 2 Volume Paperback Set: Logarithms to 20 Decimal Places 10,000 - 100,000

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Logarithmetica Britannica 2 Volume Paperback Set: Logarithms to 20 Decimal...

A. J. Thompson

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Algebra; Number theory

Paperback

This work of Dr Thompson's is an attempt to commemorate in a worthy manner the first great table of common logarithms, which... [more]

$230.00  $120.00

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

Timothy Darvill (Centre for Archaeology, Anthropology, and Heritage, Bournemouth University)

Reference works; History; Archaeology

Paperback

The most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and up-to-date dictionary of archaeology available. Over 4,000 entries cover artefacts,... [more]

$27.95

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Rock And Gem

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Rock And Gem

Kindersley Dorling

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mineralogy & gems

Paperback

From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of... [more]

$39.99

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Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

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Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

Roy Peter Clark

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Writing skills; Reference works

Paperback

Tools Not Rules': here are 50 essential ones that writers of all kinds can use every day. [more]

$27.99

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The Sartre Dictionary

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The Sartre Dictionary

Gary Cox

Reference works; Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

Paperback

Covers the major works, ideas and influences of Jean-Paul Sartre. This dictionary contains entries which include definitions... [more]

$39.99

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Family Crests of Japan

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Family Crests of Japan

Stone Bridge Press

Reference works; History; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours

Paperback

Find the beauty and meaning of over 850 family crests found in Japanese tradition [more]

$32.99

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