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1001 Quotations To Inspire You Before You Die
208(Ht mm) 138(Wdt mm) 960

'An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.' Letitia Elizabeth Landon...'To be or not to be' is not really the question: the real question is what did Hamlet mean by it? 1001 Quotes

Arp, Robert

Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary 5th ed


Death Sentence
The Decay of Public Language

' public life the language has never been held in less regard. It withers in the dungeons of the technocratic mind. It is butchered by the media. In politics it lacks all qualifications for the main game.' Don

Watson, Don

Field Guide to Knots

Whether you need to build a shelter, abseil a cliff, tie up a horse or anchor a boat, you will find the selection process in The Field Guide to Knots quick, easy and unlike any other knot book. Youll learn not only how to tie knots, but also

Holtzman, Bob


Hogg Richard

Homework Book

The Homework Book is the ideal companion for anyone who spent their school days gazing out of the window, and now realises how much they missed out on. It provides a full education, covering all the key areas in twenty easy lessons. None of


Homework for Grown-ups
B&W line drawings throughout 432

Don't know your isosceles from your equilateral? Forgotten what actually happened in 1066? Any idea why the sky is blue? Bewildered already? Fret no longer. Swot up with Homework for Grown-ups. A brilliantly in

Coates, Beth/Foley, Elizabeth

I Used to Know That Activity Book

Dust off those cerebral filing cabinets and remind yourself of all those facts you really should know! From pi and Pythagoras to presidents and popes, prime ministers to prime numbers, literature to litmus tests, there is so much informatio

Taggart, Caroline

Is It True? The facts behind the things we have been told
210(Ht mm) 140(Wdt mm) 216

In this revealing book, Max Cryer explores the truth or otherwise of facts and beliefs we may have always been told are true, but which on closer examination may not be. In a wide-ranging book encompassing social histo

Cryer, Max

Knots Step By Step
col. Illustrations 400

Get yourself in the perfect knot with this ultimate guide to knots for every occasion. "Knots Step by Step" is the essential guide to knowing and tying knots for every purpose. From figure-of-eights to reef knots and highw

Dorling Kindersley

Let's Bring Back Lost Language
2-colour illustrations throughout 224

Too often, when struggling to find just the right turn of phrase, exclamation of joy, or witty barb, it's easy to forget that history is positively brimming with rich words deserving of rejuvenation. Lesley

Blume, Lesley

Little Oxford Gift Box

From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from 'Parties' to 'Punct

Knowles, Elizabeth, Ratcliffe, Susan

Nobel Wisdom
Hardback , 197 x 192mm. 288

Pratt, David

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

The first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations was published in 1941 and for over 70 years this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations past and present. The eighth edition is a vast treasury of wit

Knowles, Elizabeth

Oxford Guide to Plain English 4e
Illustrations 320

Plain English is the art of writing clearly, concisely, and in a way that precisely communicates your message to your intended audience. This book offers 25 practical guidelines helping you to improve your vocabulary, style, gr

Cutts, Martin

Pears' Cyclopaedia 2013-2014
Illustrationsstrations (black and white), maps (colour) 832

The quintessentially British bookshelf essential, Pears' Cyclopaedia continues to inform and intrigue generations of readers with its unique mix of solid facts and fascinating

Cook Chris (Editor)

Roget's Super Thesaurus

This updated guide contains more than 400,000 synonyms and antonyms orgainised alphabetically for quick and easy access. There are more than 1,000 new synonyms for words and hundreds of new Word Find entries in the reverse dictionary compone

McCutcheon, Marc

Rogets Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
Paperback , 200 x 130mm. 848

A wordfinder and a desk companion for those who want to improve their command, creative use and enjoyment of the language.

Davidson George


Some people casually say 'touch wood' when they speak of something they hope will happen. Others won't allow peacock feathers into the house. And almost anyone who finds a four-leafed clover will treasure it and keep it. Why? Some superstiti

Cryer, Max

Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World
320 col plates 544

The latest edition of the world's most prestigious and authoritative world atlas, containing up-to-date world maps and thematic information curated by experts in geography and cartography. Now in its fourteenth edition, the Ti

Times Atlases

Top 10 of Everything 2017
Approx. 400 colour photographs 304

This latest edition takes a look at the best and most extreme in the world of animals, machines, nature, humankind, sports, music, space, movies and much, much more! A range of features provide useful ways for

Terry, Paul

You Could Look It Up
1 x 16 page color insert 464

"Knowledge is of two kinds," said Samuel Johnson in 1775. "We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it." Today we think of Wikipedia as the source of all information, the ultimate r

Lynch, Jack

Your Living Family Tree
black & white illustrations 110

Wouldn't you love to know all about your family history? Who were your ancestors? Your family tree can tell you their names, where they lived and how they made their living, but wouldn't you like to know more? Did

Bellhouse, Mary-Jill