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Collins Gems

Collins Gems have been a firm favourite for generations. Choose from a selection of these classic guides packed with information in a clear and full colour coded format.

These are endearing and handy pocket references to carry for inspiration and support at any time, and make ideal gifts to encourage and evoke life changing attitudes in family and friends.

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Hobbies and Pastimes

DIY Tips DIY Tips

edited by Claire Musters
published by Collins, 2004

An easy reference guide to making repairs and decorating your home with step-by-step guidance and advice.
192 pages paperback
ISBN 0007176031

New
£14.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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SAS Self Defence SAS Self Defence

by Barry Davies
published by Collins, 2004

A fully-illustrated guide on how to deal with confrontation and also how to avoid it.

254 pages paperback
ISBN 0007178514

New
£9.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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Magic Tricks Magic Tricks

by Diagram Digital Information Ltd
published by Collins, 2004

Easy to use guide to performing over 50 magic tricks using coins, handkerchiefs, string and paper plus mind and mathematical puzzles.
ISBN 0007178530

Used like new
£8.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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Kings and Queens (1999) kings

1999 2nd edition
by Neil Grant
Key facts and major events for each reign and genealogical charts, 255 pages with full colour illustrations throughout
Full colour wipe clean cover.
ISBN 0004722957

Used like new
£7.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Family & Party Games (2001) gem family

2001 1st edition
by Trevor Bounford and The Diagram Group
Clear illustrated guide to 150 games with step by step instructions.
Wipe clean cover with 256 pages and flaps to use as bookmarks
ISBN 0007122705

Used like new
£7.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Healthy Eating (1999) eating

1999 1st edition
by Karen Sullivan
Guide to maintaining a well-balanced healthy diet with advice of foods and differing needs with illustrated in colour and 192 pages
Wipe clean cover with flaps to use a bookmarks.
ISBN 0583344852

Used very good
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Pilates Pilates

by Yvonne Worth
published by Collins, 2003

Clear step-by-step instructions to over 50 exercies
and suggested routines for a healthy, strong and flexible body.
192 pages paperback
ISBN 0007148542

New
£6.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Palm Reading Palm Reading

edited by Bridget Giles & Jane Johnson
photos by PS5 Ltd
published by Collins, 1939

Discover the future in the palm of your hand. A clear introduction to this ancient art.
192 pages paperback
ISBN 9780007188802

Used like new
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Weather Weather

by Storm Dunlop
published by Collins, 2004

How to observe and predict the weather including clouds and patterns with full colour photographs. Also tips interpreting satellite images and weather maps.
256 pages paperback
ISBN 0007160488

Used like new
£6.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Spiders Spiders

by Paul Hillyard
published by Collins, 1997

220 species including size, web,
geographical area and danger to humans.
254 pages softback
ISBN 0004722752

New
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Birds Birds

by Jim Flegg
published by Collins, 1994

240 species of European birds with details
of geographical areas, habitat, nest and call.
256 pages paperback
ISBN 0007113811

New
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

The Farm The Farm

by Tony Lodge
published by Collins, 1983

All the working farm in colour, its livestock,
crops, machines and methods.
240 pages laminated paperback
ISBN 0004588134

Used like new
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Fruits, Nuts and Berries Fruits, Nuts and Berries

by Marjorie Blamey
published by Collins, 1984

Fruits and seeds of nearly 400 wild plants
including their identification and uses.
238 pages laminated paperback
ISBN 0004588223

Used very good (sticker and name inside front cover)
£4.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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Birds Birds

by Richard Perry
published by Collins, 1980

Over 240 species in colour with details of
plumage, habitats and song.
240 pages laminated paperback
ISBN 0004588045

Used good (name inside front cover)
£4.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Herbs for Cooking and Health Herbs for cooking and health

by Christine Grey-Wilson
published by Collins, 1987

How to grow and use herbs
in recipes and as medicines.
240 pages hardback
ISBN 0749832460

Used like new
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Steam Trains Steam Trains

by David Avery
published by Collins, 1987

100 of the world's most famous steam locomotives
in colour with full specifications.
36 pages hardback
ISBN 0749832460

New
£6.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Wild Animals Wild Animals

by John A Burton
published by Collins, 1980

All European mammals in colour with details
of tracks, habitats and behaviour.
240 pages laminated paperback
ISBN 0004588029

Used like new (name sticker inside cover)
£4.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Wild Flowers Wild Flowers

by Martin Walters
published by Collins, 1994

240 species of British and Irish wild flowers.
Details of size, habitat, geographical area and flowering season
256 pages softback

ISBN 0004722671

New
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Basic Facts

Biology Basic Facts (2001) Biology

2001 5th edition
by T A McCahill
For exam revision modern edition, 283 pages with illustrations throughout
Full colour wipe clean cover with end flap for use as bookmarks.
ISBN 0007103220

Used like new
£7.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Chemistry Basic Facts (2001) Chemistry

2001 5th edition
by William A H Scott
Ideal for revision with 282 pages and illustrated throughout.
Full colour wipe clean cover with flaps for use as bookmarks
ISBN 0007103212

Used like new
£7.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Mathematics Basic Facts (2002) Mathematics

2002 5th edition
by Dr John Cullerne
For exam revision with 246 pages and illustrated throughout
Full colour wipe clean cover with full colour dust jacket with flap for use as bookmarks.
ISBN 0007121814

Used like new
£7.00
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Biology Basic Facts (1991) Biology

1991 3rd edition
by T A McCahill
Explains essential terms and concepts, 312 pages with illustrations throughout
Full colour wipe clean cover.
ISBN 0004591143

Used like new
£6.00
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Geography Basic Facts (1992) geography

1992 3rd edition
by John Gilbert
A-Z arrangement; essential terms and concepts; invaluable exam revision.
Vinyl wipe clean cover with 312 pages
ISBN 0004591402

Used like new
£7.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Mathematics Basic Facts (1998) Mathematics

1998 3rd edition
by Dr John Cullerne
Key terms and concepts clearly explained with diagrams and examples. Ideal for exam revision with 246 pages
Laminated cover.
ISBN 0004721543

Used good
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Collins Decimal Gem Reckoner

Collins Reckoner 1966 vintage in a dark blue mock leather cover with silver lettering.

Used like new
£9.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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The Little Book of Detox

Collins Reckoner Not a Collins Gem publication but ideal after too much indulgence over Christmas!

New
£6.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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Languages

Welsh Dictionary Welsh Dictionary

written in collaboration with Dr David A Thorne
published by Collins, 1997

The best selling Welsh mini dictionary with over 50,000 translations and full coverage of contemporary language.
372 pages vinyl soft back
ISBN 0004701992

Used like new
£10.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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Spanish Dictionary Spanish Dictionary

by Margaret Tejerizo et al
published by Collins, 1987

Over seventy thousand translations with hard wearing vinyl cover, slight tanning to page edges.
628 pages vinyl softback
ISBN 0004586476

Used very good
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

Russian Dictionary Russian Dictionary

by Waldemer Schapiro
published by Collins, 1990

Includes Soviet orthography, pronunciation and grammatical notes including anomalous verbs and numbers.
767 pages vinyl softback
ISBN 0004586654

Used like new
£8.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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5000 French Words 5000 French Words

by Barbara I Christie
published by Collins, 1991

Invaluable for vocabulary building including for GCSE revision graded and arranged in 50 topics for easy reference with example phrases of usage.
238 pages vinyl soft back
ISBN 0004593235

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French Verb Tables French Verb Tables

by Lesley A Robertson
published by Collins, 1991

112 French verbs fully conjugated plus index of 2000 common verbs suitable for all levels of learners. Slight shelf wear to cover and page edges only.
256 pages vinyl soft back
ISBN 0004593057

Used very good
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.
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French Grammar 1987 French grammar

1987 reprint edition
by Lesley A Robertson and Lorna A Sinclair
Essential grammar for all learners of French with 100s of examples of current usage with 255 pages
Vinyl wipe clean cover.
ISBN 0004593340

Used good
£5.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Vintage French Dictionary

French Dictionary by Gustave Rudler & Norman C Anderson
published by Collins, 1970

Comprehensive pocket sized dictionary complete with grammar section and pronunciation guidelines. Owned from new by CJ herself! Slight wear to cover and page edges, name inscribed inside cover.
760 pages faux leather softback

Used good
£6.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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Vintage Spanish Dictionary 1990

vintage Spanish by Mike. Gonzalez
Reader's Digest Edition, 1990

Special edition with slightly tanned page edges.
327 pages wipe clean vinyl cover
ISBN 0004586476

Used good
£7.00
FREE delivery for UK addresses.

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