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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-...
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 ...
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...

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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...
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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TEST YOUR IQ: Mind Trainer
NATHAN HASELBAUER    Book Number: 77418
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Many psychologists believe IQ tests predict academic and vocational success with moderate efficiency. However all IQ tests have a degree of error so the author has spent several years designing va...

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FANCY CYCLING
ISABEL MARKS    Book Number: 77271
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Sub-titled 'Trick Riding for Amateurs', this illustrated 1901 publication has been produced in perfect facsimile by the marvellous Old House Publishing company who adore history. The original book...

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CONCISE GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 77466
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Take control of your camera and advantage of the many features it probably contains and which you either underuse or misunderstand. Our concise guide teaches you to take stunning photographs in co...

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CENTENARY OF THE CROSSWORD
JOHN HALPERN    Book Number: 77773
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'While this book gives a brief outline of crossword history, it's more about getting to know the people in the business; those who spend their time staring out of the window from converted home off...

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