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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TABLETOP GAMING MANUAL
MATT THROWER    Book Number: 88736
Published price: £22.99
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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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...
CLASSIC FM PUZZLE BOOK
FOREWORD ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG    Book Number: 88766
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Put your musical and puzzle knowledge to the test with Classic FM's book of 100 classical conundrums - tricky trivia, complex wordplay, visual teasers and more. The sections are named 'Adagio', 'Ac...
CARICATURES - LEARN TO DRAW
ALEX HUGHS    Book Number: 88767
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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The Italian word caricare means to exaggerate or load, and caricature can be seen as the art of capturing the essence of somebody's personality through an exaggerated likeness. It may stretch some...
COMICS - LEARN TO DRAW
JOHN BYRNE    Book Number: 88768
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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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...
DOGS - LEARN TO DRAW
DAVID BROWN    Book Number: 88769
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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Compare the Weimaraner drawn with conté crayon on heavyweight cartridge with the diddy Dachshund drawn on semi-rough cartridge paper using a B grade pencil on the opposite page. Head and ears are ...
FLOWERS - LEARN TO DRAW
CHARMIAN EDGERTON    Book Number: 88771
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Flowers and plants offer limitless means of artistic expression, and a single flower observed throughout its growth period will provide you with countless drawing opportunities from tiny bud to mat...
PEOPLE - LEARN TO DRAW
PHILIP PATENALL    Book Number: 88772
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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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
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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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...
BLETCHLEY PARK BRAINTEASERS
SINCLAIR MCKAY    Book Number: 88809
Published price: $16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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When scouring the population for codebreakers, Bletchley Park recruiters devised various ingenious mind twisters to assess the puzzle-solving capacity of these applicants. Hidden codes, cryptic cr...
VINTAGE PARTY GAMES
MARION PAULL    Book Number: 88845
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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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...
PUZZLES FOR THE SMALL ROOM
ANY PUZZLE MEDIA    Book Number: 88723
Published price: £6
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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Shaped like a toilet cistern and designed to be left in the water closet, the book is marketed as 'Multi-tasking for Men!' It contains 150 word searches, canny crosswords, super sudoku and more, t...
FOOD AND WINE LOVER'S CROSSWORD BOOK
MICHAEL CURL    Book Number: 88199
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.25
Product format: Paperback

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Tuck into a feast of 100 crosswords focussing on foods and wines, nutrition, cooking methods, great chefs and wine makers, famous cookery and wine writers, styles of food and types of wine. In or ...
NATURE COLOURING BOOKS: Set of Four
Unknown    Book Number: 24416
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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This set of four outsize (11½"× 9") softbacks includes animals to colour, birds to colour, flowers to colour and countryside to colour. Each depicts a beautiful colour drawing on the left hand side...
NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL A QUIZ
MICHAEL MULLIGAN    Book Number: 89176
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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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...
LUNAR ROVER OWNERS' WORKSHOP MANUAL
CHRISTOPHER RILEY ET AL    Book Number: 89011
Published price: £21.99
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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A superb Haynes visually stimulating insight into the technology, history, development and role of NASA's unique Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle. It covers the years 1971-72, Apollo 15 to 17 and LRV1-...
INSIGHT GUIDES: Great Breaks Lake District
ALYSE DAR ET AL    Book Number: 89017
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Compact, colourful paperback with colour map on endpapers and free eBook available to download when out and about, here are insider recommendations of where to stay and what to do from active pursu...
50 MIND BENDING ILLUSIONS: Hobby Tin
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 89084
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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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...
FABULOUS AFTER DINNER GAMES: For Not So Responsible Adults
BOBBY NEWLYN-JONES    Book Number: 89086
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Designed for not so responsible adults, indulge in a night of fun and frolics with your new party box. It contains 64 Forfeit Cards, 100 Game Cards and a one minute real egg timer containing sand....
LEONARDO DA VINCI SKETCHBOOK
HELEN ROCHESTER AND ILEX    Book Number: 89117
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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Mathematician, painter, architect, sculptor, designer, engineer, scientist, theorist and draughtsman, Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) was the original Renaissance man. Much of his genius can be glea...
FANTASY ART - LEARN TO DRAW
MIKE JEFFERIES    Book Number: 88770
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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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
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Unknown

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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...
APACHE HELICOPTER DIY MECHANICAL KIT: 384 Pieces
CONSTRUCT IT    Book Number: 88175
Bibliophile price: £19.99
Product format: Unknown

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With real tools inside and assembly instructions included, learn basic engineering concepts while creating and having fun and develop manipulative and problem solving skills. Sturdy green metal fr...
MAGIC TRICKS KIT
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 89123
Published price: £13.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Be the Great Sorprendo in you own home as you learn 30 tricks like the lie detector, sticky coin, vanishing wand, card turning, disappearing or the crying coin, magic rings to make a coin vanish in...
TOTALLY KITTENS JIGSAW BOOK
J M Artworks    Book Number: 89149
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £9.83
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Unknown

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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
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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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
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Paperback

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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
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £14.98
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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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...
URBAN RAMBLES: 20 Glorious Walks Through English Cities
NICHOLAS RUDD-JONES    Book Number: 89404
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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Botanic gardens, allotments, town squares, cemeteries and municipal parks all enrich our urban lives with greenery, nurtured by the fact that the second half of the 20th century saw legislation to ...
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