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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

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King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith

Ann Blainey

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aviation skills & piloting

Hardback

Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation. In three short years, he broke records... [more]

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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural History Painters

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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural...

Vanessa Finney

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

With their collecting boxes, notebooks and paintbrushes, Harriet and Helena Scott entered the masculine worlds of science... [more]

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

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Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt

Chris Naunton

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

An authoritative and compelling insight into the search for ancient Egypt's lost tombs, providing a completely up-to-date... [more]

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear...

Mark Wolverton

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of... [more]

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By Sea and Stars: The Story of the First Fleet

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By Sea and Stars: The Story of the First Fleet

Trent Dalton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Maritime history; Colonialism & imperialism; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Dazzling, poetic and vivid storytelling from one of Australia's greatest writers, which tells the bloody, brutal and enthralling... [more]

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable

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Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to...

Seth Fletcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques; Astronomy, space & time; Astrophysics

Hardback

Traces the efforts of an elite scientific team who tested Einstein's theory of relativity during a historic mission to photograph... [more]

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior

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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence...

Stefano Mancuso

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences

Hardback

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

$45.00

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

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The Map Tour: A History of Tourism Told through Rare Maps

Hugh Thomson

History; Historical maps & atlases; Cartography, map-making & projections; Travel maps & atlases

Hardback

The only book that follows the history of tourism through the finest examples of cartography. [more]

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Is That a Big Number?

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Is That a Big Number?

Andrew Elliott

Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Impressive numbers are thrown at us by the news every day. They are meant to help us understand, to compare, to evaluate,... [more]

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Rocks and Trees: A Photographic Journey Through the Rich and Varied Geology, Scenery and Flora of the Sydney Region

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Rocks and Trees: A Photographic Journey Through the Rich and Varied Geology,...

John Martyn

Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

Hardback

A profusely illustrated descriptive book describing the geological framework of the Sydney region and the vegetation communities... [more]

$60.00

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B. Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Helped Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

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Knowledge is Power: How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision...

John Henry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

The scientific life and times of Sir Francis Bacon [more]

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Cosmos: A Field Guide

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Cosmos: A Field Guide

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Educational: Sciences, general science

Hardback

The biggest and best ever reproduction of the Space Age's most remarkable images [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

$22.99

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe

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Beyond Infinity: An expedition to the outer limits of the mathematical universe...

Eugenia Cheng

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic

Paperback

Even small children know there are infinitely many whole numbers - start counting and you'll never reach the end. But there... [more]

$32.99  $10.00

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Genetics (non-medical); Endangered species & extinction of species

Paperback

A stem-cell biologist with a sense of humor walks us through the amazing science of de-extinction and cloning. [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

Paperback

Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

$27.50

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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future

Simon Winchester

History; Human geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

Hardback

New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

$132.95  $8.00

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

Robin Inglis

Colonial art; History; History: earliest times to present day; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Captain James Cook is justly famous for his explorations of the southern Pacific Ocean, but his contributions to the exploration... [more]

$56.95  $30.00

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Addiction Counselling: Content and Process

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Addiction Counselling: Content and Process

Ali Marsh, Ali Dale, Stephanie O'Toole

Counselling & advice services; Psychology; Psychiatry

Paperback

Includes basic addiction-counselling strategies. Examines interactions between clients &counsellors. Shows how evidence-based... [more]

$85.00

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The Clean Separation

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The Clean Separation

Kara Landau

Medicine; Dietetics & nutrition; Therapy & therapeutics; Family & health; Coping with stress

Paperback

Does stress affect your eating patterns and energy levels? We have all been through an emotionally devastating period in our... [more]

$24.99

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