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Hobbies

Hobbies and Pastimes from chess to cheesemaking, magic tricks to card games.

Neither talent without instruction,
nor instruction without talent can
produce the perfect craftsman.
- Vitruvius


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RICHARD LEDERER'S CLASSIC LITERARY TRIVIA
RICHARD LEDERER    Book Number: 74986
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Grouped into three: The Bible, Mythology and Shakespeare. Good words from the good book, holy Moses, test your mythology IQ, mythic headlines, and the world of Shakespeare, living Will, bomb-Bard-...
TREASURE HUNTER'S HANDBOOK: Britain's Buried Treasure
BRIAN GROVE    Book Number: 75404
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According to the British Museum, treasure uncovered by members of the public now accounts for 90 per cent of all discoveries in the UK. These discoveries have changed the lives of those who found...

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KATE GREENAWAY BOOK OF GAMES
KATE GREENAWAY    Book Number: 75588
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Good old skipping where two children each hold one end of a rope and stand so that in turning it just touches the ground in the middle. Puss in the Corner where one child stands in the middle and ...
CHESS ENDINGS MADE SIMPLE
IAN SNAPE    Book Number: 75890
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Sub-titled 'How to Approach the Endgame with Confidence', most chess players are all too painfully aware of how many half-points and even full-points we squander due to poor endgame play. Ideal fo...

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GO PACK
MATTHEW MACFADYEN    Book Number: 76272
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Go was invented in the Far East many thousands of years ago and has long been popular in Japan and China, but now it is a truly global game. Confucius spoke of the game and legend has it that Samu...
BIRDING WITH BILL ODDIE
BILL ODDIE    Book Number: 76861
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This practical guide from the birdman himself, published by the RSPB, has an impressive centrepiece of notes from a year's birding on Oddie's local patch, Hampstead Heath. The total number of speci...

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DISCOVERING FRIENDLY AND FRATERNAL SOCIETIES:
VICTORIA SOLT DENNIS    Book Number: 71302
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Aprons and medals sometimes turn up in car boot sales or are found in an attic or shop selling bygones. Many of these objects are decorated with arcane symbols and their inscriptions such as Guard...
MEDIEVAL MASTERY BOARD GAME
MILES RATCLIFFE    Book Number: 77215
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For all fans of Dungeons and Dragons, history and adventure, here is a board game of tactical conquests based on the feudal system of the middle ages. Set in France during a time of turmoil, the g...

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GOLF MISCELLANY: Second Edition
JOHN WHITE    Book Number: 77335
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Here are more birdies and Opens than you can shake a golf club at. It is the history of major championship golf dating back to the first stage of The Open Championship (or British Open) held in 18...

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NEW YORK TIMES CRAVING FOR CROSSWORDS
WILL SHORTZ    Book Number: 77068
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75 easy to hard crosswords from the New York Times with fun clues and fresh vocabulary edited by one of the biggest names in crosswords in the USA, Will Shortz. For our UK readers, these crossword...
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