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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History

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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History

Colin McEvedy, David Woodroffe

Reference works; History; General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Historical geography

Paperback

A revised edition of The Penguin Atlas of Medieval History . [more]

$19.99

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Wild Food Plants of Australia

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Wild Food Plants of Australia

Tim Low

Reference works; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Australian Nature Fieldguide: Wild Food Plants of Australia is the fieldguide edition of Wild Food Plants of Australia. It... [more]

$29.95

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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 Thames & Hudson Dictionary of the Italian Renaissance

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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of the Italian Renaissance

J. R. Hale

Renaissance art; Reference works; History

Paperback

Whether you are an art lover who wants to check facts and discover the background to the masterpieces of painting and sculpture;... [more]

$21.99

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The Daily Sherlock Holmes: A Year of Quotes from the Case-Book of the World's Greatest Detective

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The Daily Sherlock Holmes: A Year of Quotes from the Case-Book of the World's...

Arthur Conan Doyle

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Fiction & Literature; Classic crime; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

Dr. Watson, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, said Stamford, introducing us. How are you? he said cordially, gripping my hand with... [more]

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2019

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2019

Mircea Pitici

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Hobbies, quizzes & games

Paperback

The year's finest mathematical writing from around the world This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics... [more]

$54.99

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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2020

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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2020

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Publishing industry

Paperback

Packed with practical advice, guidance and inspiration about all aspects of the writing process, this Yearbook is the essential... [more]

$49.99

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Looking at Jewelry: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques

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Looking at Jewelry: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques

Susanne Gansicke, Yvonne J Markowitz

The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Reference works; Antiques & collectables; Antiques & collectables: jewellery; Jewellery & beadcraft

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What is a cabochon? What are the various types of gilding? What is vermeil? This accessible book - the first of its kind -... [more]

$34.99

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The Knitting Stitch Handbook: Over 250 Traditional and Contemporary Stitches with Easy-To-Follow Charts

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The Knitting Stitch Handbook: Over 250 Traditional and Contemporary Stitches...

Maria Parry Jones

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Knitting & crochet

Hardback

The content of this book was originally published as The knitting stitch bible --Title page verso. [more]

$19.99

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Basic Rockhounding and Prospecting: A Beginner's Guide

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Basic Rockhounding and Prospecting: A Beginner's Guide

Garret Romaine

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils; Outdoor survival skills

Paperback

This is the go-to instructional guide for the beginner rockhounder and prospector. [more]

$39.99

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Guinness World Records 2020

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Guinness World Records 2020

Guinness World Records

Reference; General encyclopaedias; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Annuals (Children's&YA); Encyclopaedias (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Celebrate the dawning of a new decade with the fully revised Guinness World Records 2020. [more]

$44.99

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About Time Vol 9: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who 2008-9 Series 4

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About Time Vol 9: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who 2008-9 Series 4

Tat Wood, Dorothy Ail

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Paperback

In About Time , the whole of Doctor Who is examined through the lens of the real-world social and political changes as well... [more]

$54.95

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Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia: Second Edition

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Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia: Second Edition

Bill Arthur, Frances Morphy

Reference works; History; Historical maps & atlases; Society & Social Sciences; Indigenous peoples

Hardback

The second edition of the bestselling Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia, a unique tool for exploring and understanding... [more]

$79.99

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100 Questions (and Answers) about Action Research

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100 Questions (and Answers) about Action Research

Luke S Duesbery, Todd M Twyman (San Diego State University USA)

Reference works; Research methods: general; Sociology

Paperback

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$49.99

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What Would Maisie Do?: Inspiration from the Pages of Maisie Dobbs

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What Would Maisie Do?: Inspiration from the Pages of Maisie Dobbs

Jacqueline Winspear

Fiction & Literature; Dictionaries of quotations; Self-help & personal development; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

Paperback

A one-of-a-kind illustrated companion to the best-selling Maisie Dobbs series, which invites readers into the beloved heroine's... [more]

$33.95

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How the World Works: The Periodic Table: From Hydrogen to Oganesson

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How the World Works: The Periodic Table: From Hydrogen to Oganesson

Anne Rooney

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; History of science; Chemistry

Paperback

Everything in the universe is made of chemical elements, including you. In 1869, Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev produced... [more]

$27.95

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Star Wars: Geektionary: The Galaxy From A To Z

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Star Wars: Geektionary: The Galaxy From A To Z

Egmont Publishing UK

Film movie guides & reviews; Science fiction; Reference works; Television & film (Children's&YA); Reference works (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Learn everything about the Star Wars universe in this amazing A-Z! Discover all the characters, ships, planets, aliens, weapons... [more]

$29.99

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2019

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2019

Lawrence Booth

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

Hardback

*Standard format hardback* Wisden 2019 charts the rise and rise of the England one-day team as they head towards a home... [more]

$110.00

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String Theory in a Nutshell: Second Edition

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String Theory in a Nutshell: Second Edition

Elias Kiritsis

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Atomic & molecular physics; Particle & high-energy physics

Hardback

The essential introduction to modern string theory--now fully expanded and revised String Theory in a Nutshell is the definitive... [more]

$184.00

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Marvel Encyclopedia (2019 New Edition)

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Marvel Encyclopedia (2019 New Edition)

Stan Lee, DK

Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Reference works

Hardback

First American edition, 2006; reprinted 2008; revised 2009, 2014, 2019 --Title page verso. [more]

$71.95

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How To Speak Science

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How To Speak Science

Bruce Benamran

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Physics; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

A math-free introduction to the greatest scientific ideas of the last 2,000 years As smartphones, supercomputers, supercolliders,... [more]

$24.99

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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

Simon Harrap

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A compact, lightweight and informative guide to 215 of the most common birds found in Britain. It features concise descriptions... [more]

$14.99

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The Football Yearbook 2018-2019 in association with The Sun

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The Football Yearbook 2018-2019 in association with The Sun

Headline

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

The market-leading book of football statistics. [more]

$55.00

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SAS and Elite Forces Guide Extreme Unarmed Combat: Hand-To-Hand Fighting Skills From The World's Elite Military Units

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SAS and Elite Forces Guide Extreme Unarmed Combat: Hand-To-Hand Fighting...

Martin Dougherty

Reference works; Self-help & personal development; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

Presented in a handy pocketbook format, Extreme Unarmed Combat considers the different fighting and martial arts skills a... [more]

$41.95

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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2019

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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2019

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

Paperback

This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook... [more]

$49.99

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