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A Dictionary of Idiocy: An Utterly Quirky Guide to General Ignorance by Stephen Bayley, 9781906142629 -28%

A Dictionary of Idiocy: An Utterly Quirky Guide to General Ignorance by Stephen Bayley, 9781906142629

Wittgenstein said that if people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever happen. In t..

£7.99 £5.77

Cox's Fragmenta II: Further Folios from History by Simon Murphy, 9780752465074 -28%

Cox's Fragmenta II: Further Folios from History by Simon Murphy, 9780752465074

A presumptuous bear imposing on a coachful of ladies, how to behave in the British Museum, the dange..

£9.99 £7.24

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite: An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins, 9780385529693 -37%

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite: An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins, 9780385529693

during source of beauty. Subjects covered include the explosive history of champagne; the art of lou..

£27.00 £16.89

London Urban Legends: The Corpse on the Tube and Other Stories by Scott Wood, 9780752482873 -28%

London Urban Legends: The Corpse on the Tube and Other Stories by Scott Wood, 9780752482873

How long has a corpse been staring out at passengers on the tube? Was London Bridge really shipped a..

£9.99 £7.24

Pigeon Guided Missiles: and 49 Other Ideas That Never Took Off by James Moore, Paul Nero, 9780752459905 -28%

Pigeon Guided Missiles: and 49 Other Ideas That Never Took Off by James Moore, Paul Nero, 9780752459905

During the Second World War, an American behavioural psychologist working with pigeons discovered th..

£12.99 £9.29

Sonny Sez!: Legends, Yarns and Downright Truths by Sonny Eliot, Draper Hill, Stanley D. Williams, Dick Guindon, 9780814333358 -11%

Sonny Sez!: Legends, Yarns and Downright Truths by Sonny Eliot, Draper Hill, Stanley D. Williams, Dick Guindon, 9780814333358

"Sonny Sez!" contains one hundred one-minute stories from Sonny Eliot, popular broadcaster and Detro..

£15.50 £13.75

Tennessee State Symbols (2nd) by Rob Simbeck, 9781572331846 -17%

Tennessee State Symbols (2nd) by Rob Simbeck, 9781572331846

Tennesseans may be stirred by the sight of their state flag or the strains of "The Tennessee Waltz, ..

£16.50 £13.68

The A-Z of Curious Suffolk by Sarah E. Doig, 9780750965965 -29%

The A-Z of Curious Suffolk by Sarah E. Doig, 9780750965965

This book romps through the rolling countryside and along the shingled coastline of Suffolk, unearth..

£12.99 £9.21

The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia by Andrew R. L. Cayton, Richard Sisson, Chris Zacher, 9780253348869

This first-ever encyclopedia of the Midwest seeks to embrace this large and diverse area, to give it..

£63.10

The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents) (2nd Revised edition) by Gina Misiroglu, 9781578592197 -32%

The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents) (2nd Revised edition) by Gina Misiroglu, 9781578592197

Is there life on Mars? Do rivers ever dry up? Why are there wars? Is there such a thing as a funny ..

£19.99 £13.66

The Little Book of the Cotswolds by Gillian Broomhall, 9780752454443 -21%

The Little Book of the Cotswolds by Gillian Broomhall, 9780752454443

A freelance features writer who has lived in various parts of the Cotswolds for most of her life, Gi..

£9.99 £7.92

The Right Way To Do Wrong by Harry Houdini, 9781612191669 -33%

The Right Way To Do Wrong by Harry Houdini, 9781612191669

{ "author": "Harry Houdini", "publisher": "Melville House Publishing", "published": "11 October 201..

£11.99 £8.05

The Voynich Manuscript by Raymond Clemens, Deborah E. Harkness, 9780300217230 -19%

The Voynich Manuscript by Raymond Clemens, Deborah E. Harkness, 9780300217230

The first authorized copy of this mysterious, much-speculated-upon, one-of-a-kind, centuries-old puz..

£35.00 £28.43

Weird and Wonderful: The Dime Museum in America by Andrea Stulman Dennett, 9780814718865 -14%

Weird and Wonderful: The Dime Museum in America by Andrea Stulman Dennett, 9780814718865

Dioramas and panoramas, freaks and magicians, waxworks and menageries, obscure relics and stuffed an..

£21.99 £18.99

What the Apothecary Ordered: Questionable Cures Through the Ages by Caroline Rance, 9781908402868 -25%

What the Apothecary Ordered: Questionable Cures Through the Ages by Caroline Rance, 9781908402868

Troubled by toothache? Dogged by dipsomania? Perhaps you have been poisoned or accidentally got a bo..

£7.99 £6.01

Wonderful England!: Or, the Happy Land by Ernest Ames, 9781783660438 -23%

Wonderful England!: Or, the Happy Land by Ernest Ames, 9781783660438

This charming, humorous hymn to England and Englishness was first published in 1902. Full of colour ..

£5.99 £4.63

1000 English Idioms: Home-grown and from Across the Pond by Foulsham, 9780572033903 Out Of Stock

1000 English Idioms: Home-grown and from Across the Pond by Foulsham, 9780572033903

We are privileged. We have been taught to use the world's finest language as a matter of routine. Wh..

£8.99

3D Viewer: Wonders of the World by Arcturus Publishing, 9781784041861 Out Of Stock

3D Viewer: Wonders of the World by Arcturus Publishing, 9781784041861

{ "author": "Arcturus Publishing", "publisher": "Arcturus Publishing Ltd", "published": "15 July 20..

£7.99

Book of Extreme Facts by Brian Miroglio, Gabriel Rodriguez, Matt Forbeck, Kris Oprisko, 9781600109409 Out Of Stock

Book of Extreme Facts by Brian Miroglio, Gabriel Rodriguez, Matt Forbeck, Kris Oprisko, 9781600109409

Prepare to have your mind blown...the "Book of Extreme Facts" is here! IDW's new amazing fact and re..

£15.99