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The Times Concise Atlas of the World



The Times


Times 2009
Hardback Illustrated
 

For the eleventh edition, this major atlas has been updated to 2009 and includes, among several new features, a selection of nine historical maps of tFor the eleventh edition, this major atlas has been updated to 2009 and includes, among several new features, a selection of nine historical maps of the world since 1858 and satellite images of the continents. The main body of the Atlas comprises 200 pages of Collins Bartholomew maps covering the continents, oceans and polar regions, plus sections of world maps, geographical information (physical features and states of the world), a glossary and an index to over 60,000 place names. Slip-cased. ...more
 

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Voices of History 2


Arts, Science and Exploration

British Library


British Library 2005
AudioCD 
 

Alfred Tennyson reading from Maud, Howard Carter describing his discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, Albert Einstein discussing the responsibility of the Alfred Tennyson reading from Maud, Howard Carter describing his discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, Albert Einstein discussing the responsibility of the scientists who helped develop the atomic bomb: this set of two audio CDs features 38 such historic recordings drawn from the British Library Sound Archive. The tracks include extracts from radio broadcasts, speeches and commercial recordings, with notes on the speakers in the accompanying booklet. Running time: 139 minutes. ...more
 

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Superstitions


1,013 of the Wackiest Myths, Fables and Old Wives' Tales

Deborah Murrell


Reader's Digest 2008
Hardback Illustrated
 

Why tell actors to 'break a leg' instead of wishing them good luck? How can you stop the fairies stealing babies? And which way up do you hang a horseWhy tell actors to 'break a leg' instead of wishing them good luck? How can you stop the fairies stealing babies? And which way up do you hang a horseshoe? Superstitions don't always make sense, but that doesn't seem to matter. Explaining their meanings and delving into their origins wherever possible, Deborah Murrell presents more than 1,000 of these strange beliefs - from familiar black cats and rabbits' feet to the more exotic subterranean kallikantzaroi, sawing away at the roots of the World Tree. ...more
 

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Japanese Alphabet


The 48 Essential Characters

Gabriele Mandel


Abbeville 2007
Hardback 
 

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In Other Words


A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World

CJ Moore


Modern 2005
Hardback Illustrated
 

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Jumbo Cryptic Crossword Gift Set


(Three volumes)

Edmund Akenhead; David Akenhead

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Times 2002
Paperback 
 

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Down and Out


The Collected Writings of the Oldie Collumnist

Wilfred De'Ath


Andre Deutsch 2006
Hardback Illustrated
 

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Official Scrabble Words



HarperCollins


HarperCollins 2012
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How to Clean Absolutely Everything



Barty Phillips


Piatkus 2009
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Journal


Erte: Winter Flowers II

Flame Tree


Flame Tree 2013
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The Illustrated Book of Romantic Verse



EA Chapman

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Flame Tree 2014
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The Illustrated Book of Prayer


Poems, Prayers and Thoughts for Every Day

EI Chafer

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Flame Tree 2014
Hardback Illustrated
 

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Poisoned Pens


Literary Invective from Amis to Zola

Gary Dexter

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Frances Lincoln 2009
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It's a Wonderful Word


The Real Origins of our Favourite Words, from Anorak to Zombie

Albert Jack


RH 2011
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Lost for Words


The Mangling and Manipulating of the English Language

John Humphrys


Hodder & Stoughton 2004
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