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Hobbies

Hobbies

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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SOMERVILLE'S 100 BEST BRITISH WALKS
CHRISTOPHER SOMERVILLE    Book Number: 81340
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £1.90
Product format: Paperback

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Tall, elegant hardback, slim enough to fit into the walker's pocket, with beautiful line drawn maps for meandering through Salcey Forest in Northamptonshire towards Buckinghamshire, St. David's Hea...
BRITAIN TO COLOUR
Unknown    Book Number: 28148
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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Book one covers eight places of interest: in glorious colour which could be carefully removed for framing (over 11½ x 9) on the left side is the beautiful hand-coloured original drawing and on the ...
50 GREATEST WALKS OF THE WORLD
BARRY STONE    Book Number: 81740
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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With difficulty ratings easy, moderate and strenuous, the first trip is an 8-9 mile trail in Wiltshire to the White Horse, followed by the Brecon canals, Dingle Way in Ireland, Herriot Way, Thames ...
VIEWS ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE: An Essential Guide
PETER WATSON    Book Number: 82189
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £4.25
Product format: Paperback

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This superb guide to landscape photography is filled with beautiful colour photographs showing what could be done if we just took the time to think for a moment before pressing the shutter. The aut...
DA VINCI HELICOPTER: Create & Build Wooden Kit
PATHFINDERS DESIGN & TECH.    Book Number: 81727
Bibliophile price: £16.00
Product format: Unknown

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The Aerial Screw is one of Leonardo da Vinci's most iconic drawings and it defines an artist and inventor well ahead of his time. With all pieces pre-cut and ready to go, this working model uses a...
RETRO MARBLES SET
PROFESSOR WARBLES    Book Number: 80449
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Unknown

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High quality box set containing 12 compartments each with nine real glass heavyweight marbles of matching designs, some clear and shiny, some black, others speckled or painted, but all colour coord...
PCs FOR DUMMIES: 11th edition
DAN GOOKIN    Book Number: 82167
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Paperback

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The world of computer technology moves at breakneck speed and this vintage 2007 issue in the invaluable "Dummies" series stops with Vista, which is no longer supported by Microsoft. But the book ne...
BIRDWATCHING WALKS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
DAVID HINDLE & JOHN WILSON    Book Number: 82468
Published price: £8.95
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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If you board the "Ratty" steam train from Ravenglass to Dalegarth you may spot a Redshank or a Red-breasted Merganser as you trundle up Eskdale, and at your destination a choice of three walks offe...
I CAN RESIST EVERYTHING EXCEPT TEMPTATION
COMPILED BY MARIA LEACH    Book Number: 82546
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'The Wicked Wit of Oscar Wilde' and with dedication page, this is a super gift book, loo book or bedside book. Two or three line witticisms, a timeline of Oscar Wilde's life, his wittic...
BATMAN v SUPERMAN: Batman Vehicle Model Kit
DC COMICS    Book Number: 82881
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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From the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Warner Bros. film, help Batman protect Gotham City and the world from all threats. Build both the Batmobile and the Batwing vehicles from the expertly d...
BRITAIN GOES CAMPING: Camping, Cooking and Exploring
DON PHILPOTT    Book Number: 82888
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

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We Brits love camping. Whether wanting to stay by the sea, or the middle of woods, camping is the answer to our accommodation issues, a way of immersing ourselves in the stunning nature of our coun...
COMPLETE DIGITAL ANIMATION COURSE
ANDY WYATT    Book Number: 82893
Published price: £14.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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An excellent Thames & Hudson publication, this foundation course in art and the practice of digital animation covers tips, trade secrets as well as career advice, whether you want to work for a sma...
GHOSTBUSTERS BUILD BOX: Model Fun Book Box Set
CENTUM BOOKS    Book Number: 82910
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Take ECTO-1 for a spin or hang out with Slimer, the globs of ectoplasm, Terror Dogs and a giant marshmallow man along the way. Complete the ghostly grid, rewrite the end-of-the-world battle with a...
CHA-CHA-CHA FOR BEGINNERS DVD
BRIGITTE & VINCENT FARINHO    Book Number: 82764
Bibliophile price: £1.75
Product format: Unknown

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Strictly Come Dancing is back on our TVs and you cannot pronounce the name of this dance without thinking of the long drawl of Craig Revel Horwood! Running time 43 minutes on colour film, this DVD...
DOCTOR WHO COLOURING BOOK
J. NEWMAN GRAY, L. TENG CHEW    Book Number: 82975
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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With dedication page, and published by Puffin Books and BBC Children's Books, here is the Tardis, Cybermen, Daleks, the Ood, the weeping angels, Doctors past and present plus their assistants, robo...
LINGO BINGO THE OFFICE
STEPHEN ELLCOCK    Book Number: 83098
Published price: £17.95
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

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8½" square big box set board game for up to six players, ages 16 to adult who cringe at business jargon and have a sense of humour. This fun game brings a fresh perspective to the world of office ...
HOW MANY MOONS DOES THE EARTH HAVE?
BRIAN CLEGG    Book Number: 83214
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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Described as 'If the microscope and spyglass had a pub quiz, this would be its bible.' Why did Uuq become Fi? Why is the sky blue? Why is the sky black? What is spaghettification? Where was th...
RIGHT WAY TO TEACH CHESS TO KIDS
RICHARD JAMES    Book Number: 83423
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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Your move! Chess board etiquette and sportsmanship, cognitive and non-cognitive skills, the rules, and the next moves including joining a club and playing in a tournament are covered in this excel...
ANIMAL COLOURING BOOKS: Set of Four
Unknown    Book Number: 24415
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Unknown

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A unique concept. Four large softback books, each containing eight hand-coloured drawings of wildlife scenes. Whales, lions, a crocodile; the squirrel and the fox; rabbit, kittens and hamster; and ...
STONE CARVING FOR THE HOME AND GARDEN
STEVE BISCO    Book Number: 82188
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Paperback

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Have you ever thought about trying your hand at stone carving? It is an unusual hobby, one that sometimes follows on from woodcarving. 'Stone carving is a very ancient art...You take a piece of roc...
BOOK OF BRILLIANT IDEAS: And How to Have Them
THE BROTHERS MCLEOD    Book Number: 83638
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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From BAFTA-winning team Greg and Myles McLeod, an interactive book of activities to squeeze out your creative juices. Draw peculiar creatures, name new inventions, draw maps of imaginary places, d...
CLEVER COMMUTER
DR GARETH MOORE    Book Number: 83642
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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Limber up your mind with these enjoyable puzzles to promote cognitive capacity and alertness, improve number skills and reasoning, expand your memory, and enhance mental processing. These short dy...
KING ARTHUR'S PUZZLE QUEST
RICHARD WOLFRIK GALLAND    Book Number: 83770
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
Product format: Hardback

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Grab your sword and step into the magical world of King Arthur as you travel to Albion through a myriad of puzzles and brain teasers, testing your metal in order to earn a place amongst Arthur's ro...
HISTORY OF THE CROSSWORD
JOHN HALPERN    Book Number: 83778
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A journalist from Liverpool called Arthur Wynne was working in the wordsmith fantasist's Tricks and Jokes department at the New York World when he was invited to come up with a new type of puzzle f...
WHY WOULD ANYONE WANT TO SWING A CAT?
EDITED BY ANDY SIMPSON    Book Number: 83763
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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500 brilliant and sometimes daft questions from the Daily Mail's celebrated 'Answers to Correspondents' column. Tackles odd phrases and unusual statistics leading us to a fascinating rabbit warren...
BLETCHLEY PARK: Codebreaking Puzzles
THE BLETCHLEY PARK TRUST    Book Number: 83571
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: PAPERBACK

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These books form part of a series of puzzle books produced by the Bletchley Park Trust. Follow in the footsteps of the Codebreakers and establish whether you have the puzzle-solving skills needed ...
CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH PLAYING CARDS
MARSHALL PERIN & OKY SULISTIO    Book Number: 81752
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Unknown

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Adapted from Furniture Fabric - blue, black, purple and white - by the Scottish artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928), these quality playing cards are thoughtfully crafted and elegantly illu...
CAPTURING THE ESSENCE: Techniques for Bird Artists
WILLIAM T. COOPER    Book Number: 82605
Published price: £34
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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A truly beautiful book in which bird artist William T. Cooper demonstrates all aspects of drawing and painting birds. Renowned for his gorgeous and accurate wildlife renderings, he explains in det...
PHYSIOLOGY: A Student's Self-Test Colouring Book
PROFESSOR JAMES HICKS    Book Number: 83557
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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This is a big and very technical colouring book with a difference - to study how living organisms work, integrating molecular, cellular, anatomical, biomechanical and biophysical concepts to reveal...
C. F. A. VOYSEY PLAYING CARDS
GINA BOSTIAN & OKY SULISTIO    Book Number: 83891
Published price: $13.95
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Unknown

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Four doves surrounding an open lily and spiralling stems and leaves on the borders are reflected in perfect harmony and symmetry on two poker-sized decks of playing cards, one set in olive border a...
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