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Watercolours & Drawings

Watercolours & Drawings

by Judith Milne

Beautiful watercolours and comments by the author.
58 pages paperback

Used like new
£30.00

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SIGNED by the author

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Inspector McClue - Death by Chocolate

Inspector McClue - Death by Chocolate by B S Randle, 2006
from Paul Lamond Games, number PLG2820
A classic detective murder mystery dinner party with DVD, planner including menu, recipes, rules, placecards, character booklets and invites. For 6-8 players aged 13yrs+
finished size
MPN 5012822028204

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£16.00
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Film Facts

Film Facts by Patrick Robertson
published by Quantum Books, 2007

A treasure trove of the curious, the numerous, the unexpected, the mind -boggling and the unimportant-but-intriguing. A goldmine for all fans of film.
272 pages paperback
ISBN 9781845732356
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£12.00
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Top 10 For Men

Top 10 For Men by Russell Ash
published by Octopus Publishing, 2008

Over 250 lists that matter. men don't do conversation but they do lists - are Ferraris faster than Lamborghinis? What is the hottest variety of chilli? This book answers those vital questions and more.
288 pages hardback
ISBN 9780600618171
Used like new - slight shelf wear
£4.00
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Ferrari The Legend

Ferrari The Legend by Mark Konig
published Parragon, 2004

With full colour illustrations throughout. Includes a description of Ferrari models and history of the company.
80 pages hardback
ISBN 1405426926

Used like new
£10.00
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Art Deco

Art Deco published by Grange Books, 2002
A stunning guide to the most celebrated era of 20th century art and design. Fully illustrated in full colour. Contents include painting, design, furniture, metalwork, fashion and jewellery.
190 pages hardback

ISBN 1840134593

Used like new - slightest shelf wear
£14.00
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The Country Diary Herbal

The Country Diary Herbal by Sarah Hollis
illustrated by Edith Holden
published by Claremont Books, 1995

Includes the history and mythology of herbs; a listing of fifty most popular herbs; instructions on growing herbs; use of herbs in medicine and cooking and how to make herb based products such as herb pillows etc. All beautifully illustrated with Edith Holden's watercolours.
144 pages hardback
ISBN 1854714902

Used like new - slightest shelf wear
£5.00
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The Sixty Minute Mother talks to Rob Parsons

The Sixty Minute Mother talks to Rob Parsons by Rob Parsons
published by Hodder & Stoughton, 2000
This remarkable book taps into experiences of all kinds of mothers. It will help every mum ensure she makes the very best of her relationship with her child.
114 pages paperback
ISBN 0340630612

Used like new - slightest shelf wear
£5.00
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Bingo Boys and Poodle Fakers (2007)

Bingo Boys A curious compendium of historical slang collected from the best authorities.

£8.00
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The Best After Dinner Stories

After Dinner Stories Selected by Tim Heald with various authors
Illustrated by Paul Cox 2003
As new
£16.00
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A Feast of After Dinner Jokes

A Feast of After Dinner Jokes by Bill Stott
published by Exley, 1992

A collection of the funniest jokes and quotes. Ideal for ice-breakers at parties or just for good fun!
54 pages hardback
ISBN 1850152608

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£5.00
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Cakes Men Like

Cakes Men Like by Benjamin Darling
published by Chronicle Books, 1992

50 fun filled recipes
53 pages hardback

ISBN 0811800075

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£12.00
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Like Mother Like Daughter

Like Mother Like Daughter, by David Baird
published by MQP, 2004

Wonderful celebration of the unique bond between mothers and daughters. This book is filled with heartwarming full colour photos from the animal kingdom
95 pages hardback

ISBN 1840726121

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£6.00
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Over The Top

Over The Top by Martin Marie Evans
published by Arcturus, 2014

Great battles of the First World War in an innovative look at trench warfare on the Western front and Gallipoli during 1914-18 and the battles which influenced the outcome of the First World War.
240 pages paperback
ISBN 9781841931111

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£5.00
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A Child's Christmas in Wales

A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas
illustrated by Edward Ardizzone
published by Orion, 1993

A magical account of Thomas's own childhood in a small Welsh town at Christmas with pictures by one of the greatest illustrators of the 20th century. A Christmas gift to treasure.
39 pages hardback
ISBN 1858810116

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£4.75
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The Unadulterated Cat

The Unadulterated Cat by Terry Pratchett
cartoons by Grey Jolliffe
published by Gollancz, 2002

A campaign for real cats!
159 pages hardback

ISBN 0752853694

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£5.00
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Everything I Know About Men I learnt From My Dog

 Everything I Know About Men I learnt From My Dog by Clare Staples
Foreword by Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City
published by Crombie Jardine Publishing Ltd.
2005, 127 pages hardback
ISBN 1905102259

'If you are about to get a dog or a man this is the book for you...a perfect mixture of self help, common sense and good advice.' Elle MacPherson

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The Cat and the Tao

 The Cat and the Tao by Kwong Kuen Shan
published by Atria Books
2002, 186 pages hardback
ISBN 0743453352

This timeless treasure artfully fuses the elegant and playful beauty of cats with the quiet power of ancient Chinese wisdom.

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£12.00
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Crouching Father, Hidden Toddler

 Crouching Father, Hidden Toddler by C W Nevius
illustrated by Beegee Tolpa
published by Chronicle Books
2006, 95 pages hardback
ISBN 9780811852074

A Zen guide for new dads with a tongue in cheek approach to parenting!

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£7.00
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Man Up!

Man Up!, The Real Man's Book of Manly Knowledge
by Rod Green
published by Michael O'Mara Books, 2013

Funnier than most survival guides and more useful than most humorous ones.
150 pages hardback

ISBN 9781782430308

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The Book Of Words

 The Book Of Words by Tim Glynne-Jones
published by Arcturus, 2008
This book takes an entertaining look at words and how we have come to us them. Great book to dip into and browse.
ISBN 9781841939483

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£6.50
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A Passion for Shoes

 A Passion for Shoes by Emma Bowd
published by Ryland Peters and Small, 2002
From divine kitten heels to devilish bejewelled stilettos indulge in the sheer beauty of shoes with this delightful celebration
ISBN 1841723525

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£5.00
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Fifty Sheds of Grey

 Fifty Sheds of Grey by C.T.Grey
published by Boxtree
Erotica for the not-too-modern male. This parody of the infamous novel is sure to raise a chuckle or too.
'Hurt me!' she begged, raising her skirt as she bent over the workbench. 'Very well,' I replied, 'You've got fat ankles and no dress sense.'
MPN 5014362308686

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£6.50
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A Woman's Work Is Never Done

A Woman's Work Is Never Done by Rowan Barnes-Murphy
published by Helen Exley, 2004
'You've had enough. The kids are squabbling, there's a heap of ironing and your bloke's watching football. Put you feet up and treat yourself with this rebellious little book. You and all fellow slaves will love it!'
ISBN 978186175907

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£3.50
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Card Games

Card Games Fact Finder Series
published by Parragon, 1996

39 games explained with illustrations in colour. Pocket sized book ideal for travel and holidays.
94 pages hardback
ISBN 0752529471

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£3.00
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The Kama Sutra for Cats

Kama by Burton Silver
illustrated by Margaret Woodhouse
published Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1993

Ever wondered if the cat that sleeps on your bed knows what's going on under the covers? And what's more can keep their relaxed composure! here eastern wisdom provides all the help they will need. ideal gift for cat loving couples.
72 pages hardback
ISBN 0297832484

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£10.00
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50 BIG IDEAS SERIES from Quercus

50 Big Ideas

This iconic series covers a plethora of subjects and brings the latest ideas within the reach the non-specialist reader. They cover subjects as diverse as Management and Mathematics or Genetics and Economics.

These books make great coffee table 'dip-into' books and ideal gifts especially for people short on time who want to get easily to grips with often quite complex subjects.

Our selection available in this series is always changing as new stock comes in. If there is a particular title in which you are interested and it's not shown here, please contact us as it might be awaiting listing.

50 Big Ideas
You Really Need To Know

50 Big Ideas by Ben Dupre
published by Quercus, 2009
a perfect introduction to some of the most influential ideas ever perceived
208 pages
ISBN 9781847249869

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£10.00
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50 Physics Ideas
You Really Need To Know

50 Big Ideas by Joanne Baker
published by Quercus, 2007
a perfect introduction to modern physics for the non-specialist
208 pages
ISBN 9781847241481

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£10.00
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50 Literature Ideas
You Really Need To Know

50 Big Ideas by John Sutherland
published by Quercus, 2010
a fresh and challenging overview of literary ideas and theories
208 pages
ISBN 9781848660601

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£10.00
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50 Economics Ideas
You Really Need To Know

50 Big Ideas by Edmund Conway
published by Quercus, 2009
a lively and relevant exploration of how economics influences every aspect of our lives
208 pages
ISBN 9781848660106

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£10.00
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50 Philosophy Ideas
You Really Need To Know

50 Big Ideas by Ben Dupre
published by Quercus, 2007
This book introduces and explains the major problems in Western philosophy from the era of the Ancient Greeks to the present day
208 pages hardback
ISBN 9781847241498

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£10.00
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50 Psychology Ideas
You Really Need To Know

50 Big Ideas by Adrian Furnham
published by Quercus, 2008
concise and accessible essays explaining the central ideas of psychology
208 pages
ISBN 9781847246561

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£10.00
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50 Universe Ideas
You Really Need To Know

50 Big Ideas by Joanne Baker
published by Quercus, 2010
from dwarf planets to dark energy and from the Big Bang to the death of stars and even to the detection of life beyond Earth
208 pages
ISBN 9781848660663

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£10.00
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50 Mathematical Ideas
You Really Need To Know

50 Big Ideas by Tony Crilly
published by Quercus, 2007
a perfect overview of this often daunting but always essential subject. For once, mathematics couldn't be simpler.
208 pages
ISBN 9781847241474

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£10.00
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50 Religion Ideas
You Really Need To Know

50 Big Ideas by Peter Stanford
published by Quercus, 2009
will appeal to anyone who wants to understand one of the most powerful and enduring forces shaping our world
208 pages
ISBN 9781848660595

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£10.00
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The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

adapted by Judy Hamilton
illustrated by Mark Ripley
published by Tarantula, 1996
25 pages hardback
ISBN 185534159X

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£2.25
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