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World War II: a Visual Encyclopedia

World War II: a Visual Encyclopedia

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Secondhand Mysteries of the Unknown Series 27 of the 33 Volumes DSH477

Secondhand Mysteries of the Unknown Series 27 of the 33 Volumes DSH477

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  Immerse yourself in the enigmatic realms of the supernatural with "Mysteries of the Unknown," a riveting 33-volume series from Time-Life Books (This box contains 27 of the volumes) that...
Alpha Beta: How 26 Letters Shaped the Western World

Alpha Beta: How 26 Letters Shaped the Western World

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Team Talk: Sporting Words and their Origins

Team Talk: Sporting Words and their Origins

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Wordwatching: Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist

Wordwatching: Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist

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The Secret Life of Words

The Secret Life of Words

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Author: Henry Hitchings Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 448 Communication is essential to our lives, but how often do we stop to think about where the words we use have...
Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English

Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English

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Author: Oliver Kamm Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 320 Are standards of English alright - or should that be all right? To knowingly split an infinitive or not to? And...
An Admirable Point: A Brief History of the Exclamation Mark!

An Admirable Point: A Brief History of the Exclamation Mark!

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Author: Florence Hazrat Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 176 Few punctuation marks elicit quite as much love or hate as the exclamation mark. It's bubbly and exuberant, an emotional amplifier...
Red Herrings and White Elephants

Red Herrings and White Elephants

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Wordwatching: Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist

Wordwatching: Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist

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Death Sentence

Death Sentence

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The Happiness Dictionary: Words from Around the World to Help Us Lead a Richer Life

The Happiness Dictionary: Words from Around the World to Help Us Lead a Richer Life

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Author: Dr Tim Lomas Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 'A delightful compendium' - Evening Standard Have you ever had a feeling that you couldn't quite describe, because...
Watson's Dictionary Of Weasel Words

Watson's Dictionary Of Weasel Words

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Don't Believe A Word: The Surprising Truth About Language

Don't Believe A Word: The Surprising Truth About Language

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Author: David Shariatmadari Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 'Wonderful ... You finish the book more alive than ever to the enduring mystery and miracle of that thing that makes...
The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary

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Author: Simon Winchester Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 224 The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was a monumental 50 year task requiring thousands of volunteers. One of...
Unspeakable: The Things We Cannot Say

Unspeakable: The Things We Cannot Say

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Author: Harriet Shawcross Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 As a teenager, Harriet Shawcross stopped speaking at school for almost a year. As an adult, she became fascinated...
City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

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Author: Holly Tucker (Vanderbilt University) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 In the late 1600s, Louis XIV assigns Nicolas de la Reynie to bring order to the city of Paris...