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Encyclopedia of the Exquisite: An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins, 9780385529693 -40%

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 £16.11

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 Science Magpie: Fascinating facts, stories, poems, diagrams and jokes plucked from science by Simon Flynn, 9781848315990 -50%

The Science Magpie: Fascinating facts, stories, poems, diagrams and jokes plucked from science by Simon Flynn, 9781848315990

From the Large Hadron Collider rap to the sins of Isaac Newton, The Science Magpie is a compelling c..

£9.99 £5.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OMG! Can You Believe it?: A Hilarious Collection of Twisted Facts to Make Your Toes Curl by Caroline West, Mark Latter, 9781909313743 Out Of Stock
Pigeon Guided Missiles: and 49 Other Ideas That Never Took Off by James Moore, Paul Nero, 9780752459905 Out Of Stock

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

Sonny Sez!: Legends, Yarns and Downright Truths by Sonny Eliot, Draper Hill, Stanley D. Williams, Dick Guindon, 9780814333358 Out Of Stock
Tennessee State Symbols (2nd) by Rob Simbeck, 9781572331846 Out Of Stock

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

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

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

The British Isles: A Trivia Gazetteer by Paul Anthony Jones, 9781849533225 Out Of Stock

The British Isles: A Trivia Gazetteer by Paul Anthony Jones, 9781849533225

Did you know...that the oldest tree in Wales is a yew in Llangernyw in Conwy, thought to be around 4..

£12.99

The Devil's Tramping Ground and Other North Carolina Mystery Stories (1st New edition) by John Harden, 9780807840702 Out Of Stock

The Devil's Tramping Ground and Other North Carolina Mystery Stories (1st New edition) by John Harden, 9780807840702

From the first colonization at Roanoke Island, the bizarre and inexplicable have shrouded the Tar He..

£19.95