Word Books and Dictionaries

Word Books and Dictionaries

Word Books and Dictionaries

Word Books and Dictionaries

Suduko, puzzle books, crosswords and crossword solvers, puns and pithy quotations, wordplay and all things semantic. A verbophiles delight for all wordsmiths and scribblers.
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OPERATION ALPHABET: The Ministry of Letters
AL MACCUISH    Book Number: 88952
Published price: $19.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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A Thames & Hudson art publication illustrated in beautiful, muted colours and retro illustrations by Luciano Lozano, the book is a real pleasure for grown ups although probably designed for childre...
PRINTER'S ERROR: Irreverent Stories from Book History
J. P. ROMNEY & REBECCA ROMNEY    Book Number: 88957
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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A funny and entertaining history of printed books as told through absurd moments in the lives of authors and printers. Since the Gutenberg Bible first went on sale in 1455, printing has been viewe...
WISE WORDS: The Philosophy of Everyday Life
STEPHEN TROMBLEY    Book Number: 89329
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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A philosophical miscellany, diverting and instructive, centred on an eclectic sequence of themes from advice to ageing, back biting to bigotry, freedom to friendship, work to walking. The 39 theme...
SAYINGS OF ZEN BUDDHISM: Peaceful Reflections on Life
WILLIAM WRAY    Book Number: 89843
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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'My advice to those whose eyes have not been opened to the truth - leap from the net and see how immense is the ocean.' Like a wonderful collection of Koan or short Zen sayings blending humour and...
MURDER, SHE SAID: The Quotable Miss Marple
AGATHA CHRISTIE    Book Number: 89864
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Miss Jane Marple, Agatha Christie's other great detective, first appeared in December 1927 in a series of short stories published in the Royal Magazine. She would go on to investigate murders in v...
FROM ACONITE TO THE ZODIAC KILLER:
AMANDA LEES    Book Number: 89968
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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'We crime lovers are voyeurs, but we are also hackers, driven to crack the code. We want to know how and why but we also want to know what we can do to protect ourselves.' The blue line between tr...
WORD PLAY: A Cornucopia of Puns
GYLES BRANDRETH    Book Number: 88274
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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This Sunday Times bestseller is a banquet of wickedly witty wordplay. Join the wit and word-meister Gyles Brandreth, Just A Minute regular, One Show reporter, denizen of Countdown's Dictionary Cor...
SMASHING GRAMMAR
CRAIG SHRIVES    Book Number: 89146
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Many people have sound writing skills, but if you talk grammar specifics with them, it may become clear that they have learned grammar only through unstructured lessons. The aim of this entertaini...
COLLEGE LATIN: An Intermediate Course
PETER CORRIGAN     Book Number: 89381
Published price: £45
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Paperback

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Many of us as students fell in love with the tidiness of Latin morphology and the exquisite logic of many grammatical constructions. Sometimes the complexities and ambiguities of literary texts in...
LANGUAGES OF THE NIGHT
BARRY MCCREA    Book Number: 89384
Published price: £43
Bibliophile price: £11.00
Product format: Hardback

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The language of modernist writers like James Joyce and Marcel Proust has been the subject of countless studies over the years, but this well-researched book adds an important dimension. At the begi...
LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA
FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA    Book Number: 89719
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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Edited by H. Ramsden in the Hispanic Texts series from Manchester University Press we are led on a step-by-step journey through the classic golden age play's text as well as through particular biog...
AIR RAIDS & RATION BOOKS: Life on the Home Front
MIKE BROWN & CAROL HARRIS    Book Number: 90087
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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What was life like for ordinary people during World War II? Our picture of the war tends to be dominated by the heroic sacrifices and doomed love affairs seen in films, but life went on in spite o...
DECODING EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHS
BRIDGET MCDERMOTT    Book Number: 90102
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'How to Read the Secret Language of the Pharaohs', this unique illustrated and practical guide helps us decipher the fascinating hieroglyphic script of the Ancient Egyptians as described...
TOASTS FOR LIFE'S OCCASIONS
MICHELLE O'REGAN    Book Number: 90156
Published price: $12
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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'To my dearest friends a toast, a few short words from your humble host. To friendship, fine wine and a laden table and surrender your keys if you don't feel able!' By the 1800s, toasts had become...
ABC MY GRANNIE CAUGHT A FLEA
EWAN MCVICAR    Book Number: 90041
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A great number from the early 1900s, many from Glasgow in the 1960s and 70s right up to the 2000s, here are funny Scottish children's songs and rhymes, but many have a slightly ruder or dated tone....
A TO Z: The Untold Stories of Our Names
LIO YEUNG    Book Number: 90042
Published price: £16.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Bold colourful artwork on every page by the award-winning art director and designer, learn the meanings of around 100 names from Aaliyah, the feminine version of Ali meaning 'sublime' in the Arabic...
LETTERS TO YOU: Write and Share
VANESSA BATTERSBY    Book Number: 90056
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.25
Product format: Hardback

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The simple joy of receiving a handwritten letter is hard to beat. Letter writing can be calming, almost meditative, helping with issues and becoming wonderful time capsules of memory and meaning. ...
BEST CRITICAL WRITING
NORA RAWN & JOHN GRAFTON    Book Number: 90226
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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In 'The Critic As Artist', Oscar Wilde declares that the critic's artistic capabilities are as important as those of the artist. His passionate defence of the aesthetics of art criticism is among ...
DAILY MAIL BIG BOOK OF QUICK CROSSWORDS 2
HAMLYN    Book Number: 90290
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Excellent (6). Wild (5). Hand digit (10). Complain (4). Plump (5). Lavatories (7). French bean (7). A bumper new collection to fuel your passion for puzzling with this collection of quick cr...
GRAMMAR GEEK
SUSANNA GEOGHEGAN & M. POWELL    Book Number: 90296
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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English has a reputation for being difficult to learn because its grammar has so many quirks and contradictions. Our book is filled with amuse-bouches about the system and structure of the English...
TELEGRAPH BOOK OF POLYWORDS 1
HAMLYN    Book Number: 90305
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Approachable and addictive, polywords have three simple rules: 1. Using the given letters no more than once, make as many words as possible of four or more letters, always including the central let...
TELEGRAPH CRYPTIC CROSSWORDS 2
HAMLYN    Book Number: 90306
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A companion to Telegraph GK Quick Crosswords code 90307. For over 90 years the Telegraph's daily puzzle has challenged and entertained millions of readers as they get their daily crossword fix. H...
TELEGRAPH GK QUICK CROSSWORDS 1
HAMLYN    Book Number: 90307
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Young horse (4); Billy Bob -; award-winning actor (8); country in Southern Africa (7), Italian city on the River Po (5). 100 General Knowledge crossword puzzles designed to stretch the mind and en...
WORD NERD
SUSANNA GEOGHEGAN & M. POWELL    Book Number: 90314
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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A logolept is another term for a word nerd and epeolatry is a noun meaning the worship of words! What's the difference between a bibliophile and a bibliophagist? A bibliophile loves the book, the...
BOOK OF ORNAMENTAL ALPHABETS ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL
F. G. DELAMOTTE    Book Number: 90424
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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Remaining few copies of this rare facsimile reprint of the 1862 fourth edition of the 1858 classic, guaranteed to inspire anyone interested in lettering and calligraphy. Beautifully printed with g...
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