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  • - Inspirational quotes from the TfL underground duo
    by All on the Board
    £12.99

    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!

  • by Ian Hislop
    £11.49

  • - A Seasonal Guide to 2021
    by Lia Leendertz
    £10.49

    The fourth instalment of the original and bestselling Almanac

  • - 60-Month Calendar (Black)
    by I S Anderson
    £18.99

  • - A casebook of dazzling flashes of brilliance from issues 282-291
    by Viz Magazine
    £11.49

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

  • by Joseph Irving
    £8.49

  • by Army
    £12.99

    You don’t need to be a trained soldier to fully appreciate this edition of the U.S. Army Improvised Munitions Handbook (TM 31-210). Originally created for soldiers in guerilla warfare situations, this handbook demonstrates the techniques for constructing weapons that are highly effective in the most harrowing of circumstances. Straightforward and incredibly user-friendly, it provides insightful information and step-by-step instructions on how to assemble weapons and explosives from common and readily available materials. Over 600 illustrations complement elaborate explanations of how to improvise any number of munitions from easily accessible resources. Whether you’re a highly trained solider or simply a civilian looking to be prepared, the U.S. Army Improvised Munitions Handbook is an invaluable addition to your library.  The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier's Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Ranger Handbook, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat, U.S. Army First Aid Manual, U.S. Army Weapons Systems, U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook, U.S. Army Guide to Boobytraps, U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook, U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unconventional Warfare, and U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Handbook.

  • by Guinness World Records
    £11.99

    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
    £27.49

  • by Jancis Robinson & Hugh Johnson
    £37.99

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

  • - med tegninger af Roald Als og tekster fra ATS
    by Gorm Vølver, Ole Rasmussen & Roald Als
    £13.99

    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 Niki Segnit
    £16.49

    A unique treasury of flavour combinations, offering endless diversion and inspiration for the creative cook.

  • by Julia Lawless
    £14.49

    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.

  • by John Koenig
    £12.99

    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.

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    £34.49

    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.

  • - Unearth Your Garden's Full Potential
    by Huw Richards
    £14.49

  • by Headline
    £34.49

    The market-leading book of football statistics.

  • by Collins Maps
    £23.99

    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.

  • by Andy Swash
    £17.99

    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

  • - An Eclectic Meander Through the Historical Year by Sandi Toksvig
    by Sandi Toksvig
    £12.99

    A fascinating historical miscellany for every day of the calendar year

  • by Matthias Thun
    £8.49

    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.

  • 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.

  • - The new edition of the no 1 best-selling wine guide
    by Hugh Johnson & Margaret Rand
    £13.49

    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
    £20.49

    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
    £16.49

    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.

  • - Anatomy for Artists
    by Michel Lauricella
    £17.49

    In this book, Michel Lauricella presents both his artistic and systematic methods for drawing the human body-with drawing techniques from the ecorche (showing the musculature underneath the skin) to sketches of models in action. In more than 1000 illustrations, the human body is shown from a new perspective-from bone structure to musculature, from anatomical detail to the body in motion. Morpho is a rich, fascinating, and helpful book that can go with you everywhere on your sketching journey.

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