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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SOMERVILLE'S 100 BEST BRITISH WALKS
CHRISTOPHER SOMERVILLE    Book Number: 81340
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £0.95
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...
50 GREATEST WALKS OF THE WORLD
BARRY STONE    Book Number: 81740
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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: £2.13
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...
PCs FOR DUMMIES: 11th edition
DAN GOOKIN    Book Number: 82167
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £0.75
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...
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 ...
GREAT SHERLOCK HOLMES PUZZLE BOOK
DR GARETH MOORE    Book Number: 84470
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Paperback

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We are offered the rare privilege of accompanying the most singular of detectives, Sherlock Holmes, on many of his renowned cases. His cranial cogitations are majestic in their profundity, observi...
LEONARDO DA VINCI TREBUCHET: Wooden Kit
PATHFINDERS DESIGN TECHNOLOGY    Book Number: 84584
Bibliophile price: £21.00
Product format: Unknown

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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...
HYDRAULIC GEARBOT: Wooden Kit
PATHFINDERS DESIGN TECHNOLOGY    Book Number: 84587
Bibliophile price: £25.00
Product format: Unknown

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Rotate, lift, lift again, spin and fire! Complete with hydraulic syringe, just add water and about an hour or two of your time to this DIY kit to make a hydraulic catapault with some cool gear lin...
MAMMOTH BOOK OF CHESS: New, Fully Revised & Updated Edition
GRAHAM BURGESS    Book Number: 85375
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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The award-winning bestselling classic by an author who in 1994 set a new world record by playing 510 games of blitz chess in three days, scoring a remarkable 87%. For chess players at every level ...
BLOCKBUSTERS TIN
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 85311
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Based on the hit 1980s TV show hosted by Bob Holness for over ten years, here are fantastic trivia questions. "Can I have a P please, Bob?", "Are two heads really better than one?" Use the dry-wi...
PUZZLES FOR REAL MEN
ARCTURUS PUBLISHING    Book Number: 84481
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

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Battleships, Criss Cross, Number Cruncher, Macho Maze, Superman Sudoku, Code Cracker, Treasure Hunt, Word Searches, expect wily and competitive robust challenges to flex your mental muscles on. Wh...
MAZE HOP TIME TRAVEL: 48 Mazes Equals One Giant Maze!
ANNA BRETT    Book Number: 85286
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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With answers given at the back, big colourful and brilliant design learning history and natural history along the way and stretching brains for all ages through these marvellous mazes. Help George...
MENSA BRAIN TRAINING PUZZLE CARDS
MENSA THE HIGH IQ SOCIETY    Book Number: 85291
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Unknown

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60 large colourful puzzle cards measuring 4" x 6" approx. in a dispenser with answers on the reverse. Practise your puzzle-solving abilities as you work your way through the cards on your own. Al...
TO THE MOON AND BACK: Over 25 Papercraft Projects
SUSIE BROOKS    Book Number: 85296
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Mission control is calling all space crafters. With this space-tacular book, you can dress up like an alien, fly an origami UFO and make a spinning satellite, all before you even put on your space...
1001 ADVENTURE STICKERS
JUDE EXLEY    Book Number: 85450
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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Use the map and instructions to find the location of the Pharaoh's Tomb, follow through a mind-bending maze to reach the treasure, spot which object belongs in Survival Tools, fill the rainforest w...
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...
ALBION'S GLORIOUS ILE: The Shyres of England and Wales
ANNE LOUISE AVERY    Book Number: 85693
Published price: £15.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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The otherworldly pictorial maps collected in these four volumes were created by the engraver William Hole (d.1624) to illustrate a vast 15,000 line landscape poem Poly-Olbion by Michael Drayton (15...
WARGAMER'S GUIDE TO THE EARLY ROMAN EMPIRE
DANIEL MERSEY    Book Number: 85913
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Early imperial Rome is hugely popular with wargamers and this book covers the principate of 27-284 AD, offering the gamer a versatile force with high discipline and a range of different troop types...
BBC RADIO 4 BRAIN OF BRITAIN ULTIMATE QUIZ BOOK
RUSSELL DAVIES    Book Number: 85651
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

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2000 questions are presented from the longest-running broadcast quiz show delighting Radio Four listeners since 1953. All set? Let's play Brain of Britain! The BBC Radio Four show is approaching...
LARGE PRINT WORDSEARCH
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 85664
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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21 words to find under categories like Airport, Famous Authors, The Rolling Stones, Words with Double Vowels, Detective Programmes on TV, Ways to Travel, Military Life and more. Tackle these super...
SHERLOCK HOLMES' FIENDISH PUZZLES
DR JOHN WATSON    Book Number: 85680
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Hardback

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Step back into a gaslit time to join the famous sleuth resolve riddles, The Cult of the Red Star, The Third Curiosity, Grains of Sand, The Shoreditch Bank, In Paris. "My mind rebels at stagnation....
TELEGRAPH ALL NEW BIG BOOK OF CRYPTIC CROSSWORDS
EDITED BY JO WILSON    Book Number: 85684
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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Conflict about iron takes the biscuit (5) - wafer. A bargain from Kentish Town (4) - Deal. Challenging and infinitely rewarding, this collection of cleverly crafted brainteasers will keep you ent...
BUILDING A FOLDING MODEL RAILWAY LAYOUT
GRAHAM GOODCHILD    Book Number: 84790
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Paperback

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With large clear colourful diagrams with measurements, colour photographs of tracks and models, here is a comprehensive guide covering tools and adhesives, materials and techniques, trackwork and w...
HORNBY AIRFIX MESSERSCHMIT 109: 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
ROBERT FREDERICK    Book Number: 85978
Published price: $26.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Unknown

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For military enthusiasts or highfliers alike, the aerial combat action scene depicts a German bomber in his green-winged fighting plane, its golden nose cone and thin tail and number 3 on the side,...
ART OF PAPER FLOWERS
BOBBY PEARCE    Book Number: 85980
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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Carnation, gardenia, lily, rose, purple orchid, apple blossom, dahlia, violet, bird of paradise, sweet pea, pansy, red poppy, white iris, tiger lily or calla lily, a whole bouquet of our favourite ...
FLORAL NOTEBOOKS: CROSSWORDS
ARCTURUS PUBS. & MAKI RYAN    Book Number: 86001
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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At the back of (6), taking it easy (8), acquired (3), throbs dully (5) - behind, relaxing, got, aches. 62 non-cryptic crosswords, one per very large page, each decorated, printed in blue with ink,...
POCKET POSH J.R.R. TOLKIEN 100 PUZZLES AND QUIZZES
ANDREWS MCMEEL PUBLISHING    Book Number: 86024
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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Beautifully decorated in greens, pale pinks and yellows, the cover illustration is Acanthus, 1875 by William Morris, with elastic fastener around a pocket-sized softback. Inside are code words, pu...
EDGAR ALLAN POE'S PUZZLES FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE
JASON WARD    Book Number: 86044
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Following an entire lifetime of ill-advised decisions, it was the one made just prior to his bizarre and still unexplained death in October 1849 that did for the reputation of Edgar Allan Poe. In a...
COLOURING SHAKESPEARE
JUDY STEVENS    Book Number: 86092
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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The immortal words of William Shakespeare (1564-1616) come alive in this unique colouring book. Working with wood engraving, linocuts and traditional printing presses, illustrator Judy Stevens has...
COMPLETE PUB QUIZ BOOK
CARLTON BOOKS    Book Number: 86093
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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TV series, the animal world, rich and famous, sport and football, pop through the decades, films, nature, celebs, geography, the royals, 20th century news, who's who, famous firsts, performing arts...
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