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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RICHARD LEDERER'S CLASSIC LITERARY TRIVIA
RICHARD LEDERER    Book Number: 74986
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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Grouped into three: The Bible, Mythology and Shakespeare. Good words from the good book, holy Moses, test your mythology IQ, mythic headlines, and the world of Shakespeare, living Will, bomb-Bard-...
KATE GREENAWAY BOOK OF GAMES
KATE GREENAWAY    Book Number: 75588
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

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Good old skipping where two children each hold one end of a rope and stand so that in turning it just touches the ground in the middle. Puss in the Corner where one child stands in the middle and ...
DISCOVERING FRIENDLY AND FRATERNAL SOCIETIES:
VICTORIA SOLT DENNIS    Book Number: 71302
Published price: £10.99
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Aprons and medals sometimes turn up in car boot sales or are found in an attic or shop selling bygones. Many of these objects are decorated with arcane symbols and their inscriptions such as Guard...
YOUNG SAILOR
BASIL MOSENTHAL    Book Number: 78932
Published price: £10.99
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These days you may well get the chance to sail in a yacht or boat, join family and friends, a sailing school or a 'flotilla' fleet for sailing holidays in the Mediterranean. Find out all about sai...
WIN AT BACKGAMMON
MILLARD HOPPER    Book Number: 78775
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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If you have a board, markers and two dice you will with this book soon be playing this ancient game of chance and skill. Bibliophile has imported an unabridged republication of the original 1941 e...
GRAIL QUEST IN THE VALES OF AVALON
CHRIS TRWOGA    Book Number: 81028
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Bibliophile price: £1.90
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The Holy Grail is lost. It never existed. It is the stuff only of legend. Lost only through lack of faith, a legend that permeates people's deepest felt needs and its physical existence is irreleva...
ESSENTIAL BUYER'S GUIDE HARLEY-DAVIDSON BIG TWINS
PETER HENSHAW    Book Number: 81076
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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Don't buy a Harley-Davidson without buying this book first, published by Veloce Books. It covers the FL, FX/Softail and Dyna series, 1340cc, 1450cc, 1584cc, 1690cc, 1800cc, 1984 to 2010. With det...
READY TO PAINT: London In Watercolour
GEOFF KERSEY    Book Number: 80878
Published price: $17.95
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Paperback

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Six reusable tracings pull out from this big instructional softback - Nelson's Column, Buckingham Palace, The London Eye, Tower Bridge, The Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral from the Millenni...
WALKS THROUGH BRITAIN'S HISTORY
AA    Book Number: 80950
Published price: $27.95
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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What a superb book for anyone who loves both history and walking. Over 100 walks are described here, ranging in length from 1.5 miles to 10 miles, all of which explore our history and the character...
BATTLEFIELD WALKS: Kent and Sussex
RUPERT MATTHEWS    Book Number: 81235
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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What a superb little book this is for anyone wishing to explore the Kent and Sussex regions. As these are the closest areas to the continent they have long been a favoured route for invaders, such...
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...
KENT FAMILY WALKS
CHRISTINE BALDWIN    Book Number: 81676
Published price: £6.50
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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Flat walks suitable for all ages and abilities, explore the beautiful Kent coastline and countryside with these 30 walks, varied in length. From beach reserves, woodland rambles, water wonderlands...
BRITAIN TO COLOUR
Unknown    Book Number: 28148
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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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 ...
MAKE YOUR OWN PICKLES AND CHUTNEYS
BOUNTY BOOKS    Book Number: 80159
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Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Chutneys are a cross between a pickle and a jam with a sweet and sour taste. Pickles tend to be made with larger pieces or whole fruit and vegetables steep in flavoured and sweetened vinegar. Her...
50 GREATEST WALKS OF THE WORLD
BARRY STONE    Book Number: 81740
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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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 ...
100 FLOWER GARLANDS
FIONA BARNETT & TERENCE MOORE    Book Number: 81877
Bibliophile price: £2.25
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If you have ever wondered how to make beautifully individual floral garlands, circles, wreaths, candle rings and swags then here is your answer - over 100 projects, ranging from simple wreaths usin...
100 GREAT HOME MOVIE TECHNIQUES
CHRIS KENWORTHY    Book Number: 81878
Published price: £19.95
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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You will need a digital video camera, of course, as well as some props, some enthusiastic 'actors' and a computer with editing software, but you'll find everything you need to know about making you...
HOLIDAY PUZZLE BOOK
PARRAGON BOOKS    Book Number: 81887
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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Leave your worries far behind - and your phone and laptop - and enjoy over 300 puzzles as you relax and recharge. The sunny assortment includes sudoku, crosswords, word searches, code words, spott...
HOW TO PLAY AND WIN AT BRIDGE
DAVID BIRD    Book Number: 81888
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As well as being the longstanding bridge correspondent for the Mail on Sunday and the Evening Standard, David Bird is also the world's most prolific bridge author with over 100 books on the subject...
MUDPUPPY CREATE-A-CARD: Dinosaurs
JANELL GENOVESE    Book Number: 81592
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Create your own handmade cards! Printed with non-toxic, soy-based inks and for ages 4-94, use the satin tie to open the cardboard wallet to discover a dozen grass green quality envelopes with pale...
MADE AT HOME: Curing & Smoking
DICK AND JAMES STRAWBRIDGE    Book Number: 82024
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The irrepressible Strawbridge duo demonstrate how they live the good life on their smallholding in Cornwall, processing their own meat instead of taking pot luck with mass-produced butchery, where ...
GAMES FOR ALL THE FAMILY
HARRY HILTON    Book Number: 82068
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Bibliophile price: £3.50
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Old-fashioned fun brings people together and most games in these pages can be played with little more than pen and paper and a pack of cards. Consequences requires no more than a gaggle of friends...
MAKING GREAT FURNITURE: 25 Inspiring Projects
Unknown    Book Number: 82183
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £12.00
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A collection of 25 original, diverse projects are gathered together here; these are stunning pieces by prestigious and talented craftspeople. These are not just specimens of furniture, they are mas...
MAKING VINTAGE ACCESSORIES
EMMA BRENNAN    Book Number: 82184
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Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Vintage fashion and the retro look is very much on trend right now, and this collection of 25 original sewing projects inspired by the 1920s-60s will enhance any outfit. Cleverly, Emma has bestowed...
VIEWS ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE: An Essential Guide
PETER WATSON    Book Number: 82189
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £4.25
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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...
BRAIN BUILDER PATTERNS
CHARLES PHILLIPS    Book Number: 82359
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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From modern art to Renaissance and even prehistoric cave art, images are designed to attract the human eye and make the brain respond to a patterning of pigment and form. Change your thinking habi...
DA VINCI HELICOPTER: Create & Build Wooden Kit
PATHFINDERS DESIGN & TECH.    Book Number: 81727
Bibliophile price: £16.00
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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