Hobbies

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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PCs FOR DUMMIES: 11th edition
DAN GOOKIN    Book Number: 82167
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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...
COMEDY IN TRAGEDY
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86739
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Match the quotes with their modern translation, Sudoku, how will Iago find Desdemona's handkerchief in the maze? Which ones die a tragic death? Answer: Romeo, Macbeth, Brutus, Othello, Hamlet, An...
DON'T GROW UP BEING BENJAMIN BUTTON: Activity Book
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86745
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Benjamin Button was the man who grew young and you too can turn back the clock by surfing through these nature-themed pages. Using the old grey matter is a potent antidote to aging, here you can t...
GOBLINOIDS: How To Draw and Paint Goblins
SCOTT PURDY    Book Number: 87014
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The Bone Collector, Morbus Marrowmuncher, a mutant warrior, treasure hunter Nisky 'Bones' Finchleskip and the very rotund belly dancer Grundl Bumperdunce are among the orcs, mutant warriors, tramps...
HOW CAN I BE HAPPY? (AND OTHER CONUNDRUMS)
PAUL GRIFFITHS & M. ROBINSON    Book Number: 87105
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A special book about life's puzzling spiritual questions - who am I? If there is a God, what is he or she like? What happens after I die? How can I be happy? Why is there suffering in the world?...
GREAT HOUDINI'S PUZZLE VAULT
TIM DEDOPULOS    Book Number: 87337
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Inspired by the astounding escapologist, here is a collection of mystifying puzzles as you try to escape from illusions and traps. Houdini escaped brutally heavy locks and chains while underwater,...
HOW TO PLAY AND WIN AT BRIDGE
DAVID BIRD    Book Number: 87889
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The rules of the game, skills and tactics, here is a complete guide to bridge, its history, playing on the computer, how to bid, car play and defence and all with 100 spectacular colour illustratio...
CARD GAMES FOR FUN, FAMILY, FRIENDS AND KEEPING YOU SHARP!
DAVID PARLETT    Book Number: 87606
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Best known for his ground-breaking 'Oxford History of Card Games' and for inventing many card games himself, we are in the hands of an expert in this wonderful new collection. In a big red spiral ...
DANCING WITH CATS
BURTON SILVER & H. BUSCH    Book Number: 87854
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We learn that all around the world today people are rediscovering the ancient practice of cat dancing, tapping into this remarkable method of channelling feline energy. There is currently an adver...
ANIMAL COLOURING BOOKS: Set of Four
Unknown    Book Number: 24415
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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 ...
IT'S ALL A GAME: A Short History of Board Games
TRISTAN DONOVAN    Book Number: 88214
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Draughts in a Victorian-era archway in Hackney is London's first board-game café. Today the retro feeling of playing Twister, Monopoly, Mouse Trap, Backgammon, or Operation is hugely popular. Her...
LEONARDO DA VINCI TREBUCHET: Wooden Kit
PATHFINDERS DESIGN TECHNOLOGY    Book Number: 84584
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Based on his drawing from the Codex Atlanticus, Da Vinci's Trebuchet was probably made for the Duke of Milan in about 1482 to impress his skills as a military engineer. Now you can bring to life t...
MY TINY HOME FARM
FRANCINE RAYMOND    Book Number: 88269
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Bursting with ingenious ideas and savvy solutions, you can transform your backyard, rooftop, balcony or back garden into a super small holding. Be inspired by the harvest at an organic vineyard in...
CAKE DECORATING GIFT SET
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 88671
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Transform your cakes into delicious works of art and be inspired with the ideas in the 64 page recipe book of pastel pink, blue, yellow and purple pages, all illustrated and easy to follow. The gi...
SWING DANCE
SCOTT CUPIT    Book Number: 88735
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Strictly Come Dancing may be back on our TV screens, but one thing they have missed is the fashion, music, culture and key moves of Swing Dance, the wonderful Lindy Hop we all love to watch. Truly...
TABLETOP GAMING MANUAL
MATT THROWER    Book Number: 88736
Published price: £22.99
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One of the big pictorial Haynes manuals, this glossy production is for all our Dungeons and Dragons loving friends and fantasy modellers. Tabletop gaming is enjoying a huge renaissance and sales o...
COMICS - LEARN TO DRAW
JOHN BYRNE    Book Number: 88768
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Comic strips and graphic stories are very popular and have international appeal and this book covers all the basics of how to develop cartoon characters and then create a narrative for them. The e...
PEOPLE - LEARN TO DRAW
PHILIP PATENALL    Book Number: 88772
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From this excellent Learn to Draw Collins series all the basics are covered to provide a sound foundation in drawing techniques. Numerous illustrations and step-by-step drawings, each book include...
52 GREAT BACKGAMMON TIPS
KIT WOOLSEY & PATTI BEADLES    Book Number: 88891
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Written by the well-known backgammon expert, theorist and winner of countless tournaments plus an online specialist in their trademark authoritative and friendly style, here is a book about backgam...
VINTAGE PARTY GAMES
MARION PAULL    Book Number: 88845
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We have never before seen a book that incorporates a satin pagemarker with a gift tag on the end To... From... as in this very stylish American import. It is a rose-tinted journey through the worl...
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL A QUIZ
MICHAEL MULLIGAN    Book Number: 89176
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Do you know your Sixties chart toppers from your Seventies hits? Can you identify whether a song is a pop power ballad or punk tune? Are you familiar with remixes and collaborations? Now That's Wha...
50 MIND BENDING ILLUSIONS: Hobby Tin
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 89084
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Smart embossed square biscuit tin shape magic box containing a full set of playing cards, a vanishing cards box, a magician's red folding handkerchief and a 64 page paperback with instructions on h...
FANTASY ART - LEARN TO DRAW
MIKE JEFFERIES    Book Number: 88770
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For all lovers of Dungeons and Dragons, Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, the drama and atmosphere that can be conveyed through fantasy art is otherworldly. Learn to draw like a professional with ...
AMBASSADOR 100 CLASSIC GAMES COLLECTION
Unknown    Book Number: 86823
Published price: £18
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12" square strong board box containing five double-sided sturdy playing boards and accessories to play no less than 100 games. The instruction book covers them all from chess, Crokinole with its d...
TOTALLY KITTENS JIGSAW BOOK
J M Artworks    Book Number: 89149
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Probably designed for children, but who cares, we all love jigsaws and this utterly unique huge hardback contains five adorable 48 piece jigsaw puzzles of guess what, kittens! On the opposite page...
10 JACKS IN A WOODEN BOX: Throw and Go 2 Balls
NPW    Book Number: 84872
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Beautifully presented in a small wooden box measuring 3½" x 4½" with a sliding lid are a set of ten heavyweight jacks in gold and silver and two sturdy red bouncing balls to enjoy this traditional ...
RUBIK'S PUZZLES: 101 Puzzles to Test Your Brain Power
TIM DEDOPULOS    Book Number: 89073
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Using the Rubik's cube design as a basis for logic and spatial awareness challenges, this addictive puzzle book will have you coming back for more and more. No need to have ever picked up a Rubik'...
DRAWING & SEEING: Create Your Own Sketchbook
CLARA DRUMMOND    Book Number: 89102
Published price: £16.99
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Beginner or professional artist need just two things in order to draw - a pencil and paper. Winner of the BP Portrait Award, Clara Drummond uses artists who inspire her to demonstrate how everyone...
LET'S PLAY CHESS
JOSY BLOGGS    Book Number: 89398
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Checkmate! This intelligent and interactive board book is the best introduction to the greatest strategy game of all time, chess. A pop out chessboard and full set of pieces is included in this bri...
SHUFFLE AND DEAL: 50 Classic Card Games
TARA GALLAHER    Book Number: 89402
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Card games are a tribute to the massive human ingenuity we lavish on our leisure activities. Originating in China, decks similar to the ones we know were found in 14th century Europe, with each one...
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