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Definitive Jazz & Blues Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

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Definitive Jazz & Blues Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

Howard Mandel

Music; Jazz; Blues; Reference works

Hardback

Fully updated, tracing the evolution of jazz and blues from their nineteenth-century African-American origins right through... [more]

$44.99

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The Decanter: Ancient to Modern

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The Decanter: Ancient to Modern

Andy McConnell

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Antiques & collectables: ceramics & glass

Hardback

The definitive work on the subject and an essential reference book, this revised edition has new chapters on The First Glass,... [more]

$150.00

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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

A book that mankind has been hungering for, a book that is-now and forever-a shining beacon of wonder, a titanic tribute... [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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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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Barrons Italian at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

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Barrons Italian at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary Travelers Aid

Mario Costantino

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and Italian plus pronunciation guidance in this pocket-sized... [more]

$16.99

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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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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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The Art of Cursive Penmanship: A Personal Handwriting Program for Adults

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The Art of Cursive Penmanship: A Personal Handwriting Program for Adults...

Michael R. Sull

Art & Architecture; Writing & editing guides; Reference works; Self-help & personal development; Lettering & calligraphy

Paperback

A thorough guide to making your cursive writing efficient, legible, and expressive. [more]

$37.95

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World Press Photo 2018

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World Press Photo 2018

World Press Photo

Photographic reportage; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Paperback

Presents the results of the World Press Photo contest, described by the British Journal of Photography as `the premier competition... [more]

$35.00

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Minecraft Annual 2019

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Minecraft Annual 2019

Mojang AB

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Annuals (Children's&YA)

Hardback

The official Minecraft Annual 2019 is a celebration of Minecraft's Year of Building. Inside you'll find build ideas, fun activities... [more]

$19.99

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Guinness World Records 2019

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Guinness World Records 2019

Guinness World Records

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

Hardback

The world's most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything... [more]

$44.99

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The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019

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The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019

Central Intelligence Agency

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Politics & government

Paperback

Provides information on such topics as politics, military expenditures, and economics, and shares comprehensive, country-by-country... [more]

$31.95

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World War I: The Definitive Visual History

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World War I: The Definitive Visual History

DK

Reference works; History; General & world history; Military history; First World War

Paperback

A guide to World War I. From disaster to victory, it captivates readers and gives an insight into life in the muddy trenches,... [more]

$71.95

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Picture These SAT Words

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Picture These SAT Words

Philip Geer, Susan Geer

Reference works; Educational material

Paperback

Ace the SAT Reading and Writing and Language Tests with help from this book! Discover 300 cartoons with visual puns, cartoons... [more]

$24.99

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trucks: A guide to classic and contemporary trucks around the world, including 700 photographs

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trucks: A guide to classic and contemporary...

Peter Davies, Yvonne Bishop-Weston

Reference works; History; Road transport & haulage trades; Buses, trams & commercial vehicles: general interest

Hardback

A newly updated history and photographic A-Z guide to 280 classic makes around the world. [more]

$44.95

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Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere

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Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere

Nancy J. Hajeski

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment; Reference works

Paperback

Travel across the universe, or at least the globe, with one of the greatest bands of all time. [more]

$29.99

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The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia

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The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia

Nintendo

Fiction-related items; Reference works; Computer games: strategy guides

Hardback

This, the last of the Goddess Collection trilogy which includes Hyrule Historia and Art & Artifacts, is a treasure trove... [more]

$69.99

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in...

Gail Baugh

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Textile design & theory; Reference works

Paperback

A fabric and textile directory. It is suitable for the designers wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate... [more]

$45.00

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018

Lawrence Booth

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

Hardback

*Hardback edition* In this 155th edition of the Almanack, we celebrate England's spectacular win over India in the Women's... [more]

$99.99

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James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

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James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

Randall Frakes, Brooks Peck, Sidney Perkowitz, Matt Singer, Lisa Yaszek

Film theory & criticism; Film & movie: styles & genres; Dance & Performing arts; Literature: history & criticism; Reference works

Hardback

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

$45.00

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The GIS 20: Essential Skills

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The GIS 20: Essential Skills

Gina Clemmer

Reference works; Cartography, map-making & projections; Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing; Technology: general issues; Computing: general

Paperback

Updated for ArcGIS Desktop (R) 10.6, this third edition presents step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and practical tips... [more]

$89.95

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Games of Thrones

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Games of Thrones

Myles McNutt

Television; Reference works

Hardback

Covering all eight seasons, this remarkable volume offers a unique and exciting visual exploration of the world of Game of... [more]

$88.95

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