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  • by Herbert Hof

  • - Inspirational quotes from the TfL underground duo
    by All on the Board

    The debut full colour collection of iconic quotes, messages and boards from anonymous TfL employees and dynamic masked duo, All on the Board - to bring joy to readers' days!

  • - A casebook of dazzling flashes of brilliance from issues 282-291
    by Viz Magazine

    Viz shines a light on yet another uneventful year, using the Copper's Torch

  • - A Brief Compendium of Insect Lore
    by Eric R. Eaton

  • by Jancis Robinson & Hugh Johnson

    A major new edition of this landmark wine book that has sold 4.7 million copies worldwide.

  • by George Howe

    Books for self-instruction are constantly being sought. In this book mathematics, from algebra through calculus, has been treated in such a manner as to be clear to anyone. Men who wish to study a part of mathematics which they have not hitherto had, engineers who wish to refer to phases of mathematics which so easily slip from the memory, students who desire a simple reference book, will find this manual just the book for which they have been looking.

  • by Lars Svensson
    £16.49 - 23.99

    Following on from its hugely successful launch in 1999, Collins Bird Guide - the ultimate reference book for bird enthusiasts - now enters its second edition.

  • by Ian Hislop

  • by Guinness World Records

    The world's best-selling annual book is back, after one of the most challenging 12 months in our 65-year history. Despite lockdowns and quarantines, the record-breaking hasn't stopped, and Guinness World Records 2022 is a celebration of the indomitable human spirit and the insatiable desire to face ever-more-challenging goals.

  • by Stan Lee, Dk & Adam Bray

  • - med tegninger af Roald Als og tekster fra ATS
    by Gorm Vølver, Ole Rasmussen & Roald Als

    Året der gak 2020 er en god nyhed til alle, der elsker skarp satire og gode grin.De to ATS-redaktører Ole Rasmussen og Gorm Vølver har hvert år siden 1993 udgivet deres egen populære årbog, men nu har de allieret sig med satiretegneren Roald Als og ændret formatet, så tegneren får plads til sine gale streger.I denne nye bog får man altså ikke bare alle de bedste tekster fra Politikens satirespalte ATS (At Tænke Sig), men også årets sjoveste tegninger af Roald Als.Der bliver taget fat på årets mest markante begivenheder, og det er ikke kedeligt. Selv den for alle alvorlige coronaepidemi får et humoristisk tvist, når f.eks. danskernes hamstring af toiletpapir kommer under kærlig behandling med gode råd til, hvad man ellers kan tørre sig i. Forfatterne tager også fat på andre katastrofer. For eksempel Donald Trump, selv om han er svær at gøre til grin, fordi han klarer det så fremragende selv.Men det er først og fremmest begivenheder og personer fra den hjemlige andedam, der er udsat for satire i Året der gak 2020, hvor man blandt andet kan læse om nedsmeltningen hos de alternaive og deres tidligere leder Uffe Heltvæk. For ikke at tale om partiets nye ledelse, ’Fock og Gejl’, der ifølge ATS lyder som titlen på en tysk pornofilm fra 70’erne. Josephine Fock forklarer i øvrigt til ATS, at hun under coronakrisen altid iførte sig handsker, før hun begyndte at ruske partimedlemmerne.

  • by William Powell

  • - An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders
    by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, Ella Morton & et al.

    The bestselling book that celebrates wonder all around the world and in our backyards, now in an updated second edition with more than 120 brand-new destinations to explore, new city guides, and a full-colour gatefold map.

  • by Karen MacNeil

  • by John Koenig

    The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows poetically defines emotions that we all feel but don't have the words to express, until now-from the creator of the popular online project of the same name.

  • by Julia Lawless

    This is one of the bestselling aromatherapy books of all time with vital information on plant origins, medical herbalism and the properties and actions of herbs and essential oils. It covers 165 oils, their actions, characteristics, principal constituents and folk traditions and is a must for experienced aromatherapists and beginners alike.This edition does not include illustrations.This essential handbook is used by aromatherapists all over the world and is one of the most successful titles in this area. It includes an A-Z listing of an enormous range of internationally relevant aromatic plants. Comprehensive information is provided for each entry, for example:* Common name, Latin name, botanical plant family * General Description - what it looks like * Distribution - where it's found * Herbal Folk Tradition - traditional uses * Actions - what it's good for * Extraction - How the oil is extracted * Characteristics - what the oil looks like, and which other oils it blends well with * Safety Information.The Encyclopedia also covers:* History of aromatherapy and herbalism* How aromatic plants work on your body & mind,* How to make your own blends* Uses for oils in the home.This is a classic guide to essential oils and will remain a vital source of information for generations to come.


    Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4,000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day.

  • by Andy Swash

    The most comprehensive single-volume photographic guide to Europe's birds ever produced-from the authors of the acclaimed Britain's BirdsCovering more than 900 species, and illustrated with 4,700 photographs, Europe's Birds is the most comprehensive, authoritative and ambitious single-volume photographic guide to Europe's birds ever produced. Easy-to-use, practical and accessible, this guide provides the information necessary for birdwatchers of all abilities to name any bird they see. Detailed descriptions cover the birds in all their plumages-male, female, breeding, non-breeding, adult and immatures, as well as distinctive subspecies. The clear text covers all aspects of identification, including moult and vocalizations, and provides details on range, status and habitat. An unrivalled selection of photographs, chosen to be as informative as possible, makes this a beautiful book to enjoy, as well as an up-to-date and essential source of identification knowledge.Europe's Birds is produced by the same team that created Britain's Birds, which has been described as "e;without doubt the best photo guide on the market"e; (Andy Stoddart, Rare Bird Alert). The authors include top-class wildlife photographers, writers and editors, and an imaginative, highly skilled designer. All are experienced birdwatchers themselves, who know what is needed in an identification guide for birdwatchers living or travelling in Europe.Illustrates all 928 species recorded in Europe, including established introductionsFeatures 4,700 stunning photographs showing the birds as you really see themFocuses on identification, covering all plumages and subspeciesProvides detailed comparison of similar and difficult speciesIncludes details of moult, vocalizations, status and favoured habitatsContains 540 maps, prepared in association with BirdLife International

  • by Headline

    The market-leading book of football statistics.

  • by Collins Maps

    Fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins World Atlas range. Highly detailed maps giving balanced worldwide coverage, beautifully illustrated thematic pages and thousands of facts and statistics, including world and continental ranking tables.

  • - An Eclectic Meander Through the Historical Year by Sandi Toksvig
    by Sandi Toksvig

    A fascinating historical miscellany for every day of the calendar year

  • by Matthias Thun

    The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 55th year, showing the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plants and crops.

  • - The new edition of the no 1 best-selling wine guide
    by Hugh Johnson & Margaret Rand

    The brand new edition of the unrivalled and bestselling annual, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book.

  • - The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design
    by Gail Baugh

    A fabric and textile directory. It is suitable for the designers wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate use of fabric.

  • - An illustrated guide to their origins and meanings
    by Miranda Bruce-Mitford

    An illustrated guide to the origins and meanings of more than two-thousand signs and symbols, and how they have been interpreted in mythology, religion, art and folklore.

  • by Gorm Vølver, Ole Rasmussen & Roald Als

    Det bedste fra den evigt unge tegner Roald Als og Politikens navnkundige satirespalte ATS.Statsministerens lokum brændte, og døde mink steg op af deres grave for at bide hende bagi. Politikere hoppede ind og ud af deres partier som kænguruer, og Mette Frederiksen hoppede kortvarigt hen over midten, hvor hun rakte den ene hånd ud til Jakob Ellevild-Jensen og gav ham en syngende lussing med den anden.Inger Støjsender blev atter sat på fri fod og var sammen med Kristian Skulesen Dahl i gang med at planlægge et comeback, mens Morten Messershit undrede sig over, at det endnu ikke var lykkedes ham at genrejse Dansk Affolkeparti.Vi holdt op med at stikke vatpinde i næsen på os selv og hinanden. Viroklogernes tid som corona-superstjerner ebbede stille og roligt ud sammen med coronaen, dog afbrudt af den nye mærkelige virus abekopper, der gav dem et kortvarigt comeback.Vladimir Putin indledte verdenshistoriens længste lynkrig, som ikke engang var en krig men en særlig militær operation.Er du også forvirret over alt det, der skete i 2022? Det vil du formentlig også være, når du har læst Året der gak.

  • by John Buchanan-Brown, Jean Chevalier & Alain Gheerbrant

  • - An Encyclopedia of Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines, Nymphs, Spirits, Monsters, and Places
    by Annette Giesecke

    An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully designed and illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich and fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology. The perfect companion to the 75th anniversary illustrated edition of Edith Hamilton's Mythology.

  • - The Ultimate Reference Book for the Magical Arts
    by Judika Illes

    The definitive magic reference book for Witches, Wiccans and all devotees of the magical arts. This is the real version of the archetypal master spell book of fantasy that has a place in our collective imagination.The spell book also contains a brief history of and basic precepts of magic, plus material about the tools of Witchcraft.

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