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...
PCs FOR DUMMIES: 11th edition
DAN GOOKIN    Book Number: 82167
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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...
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 ...
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
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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...
NATURE COLOURING BOOKS: Set of Four
Unknown    Book Number: 24416
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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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: £6.00
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: £3.00
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...
FLORAL NOTEBOOKS: CROSSWORDS
ARCTURUS PUBS. & MAKI RYAN    Book Number: 86001
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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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,...
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...
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: A Search & Find Book
ILLUS. BY AMANDA ENRIGHT    Book Number: 86106
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

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Based on the original story by Jane Austen and retold by Sarah Powell, the enchanting illustrations are full of characters and objects to search for, find and follow. Discover the Bennet family at...
WORDSEARCH: Purrfect Puzzles
ARCTURUS PUBLISHING    Book Number: 86128
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A beautiful blue eyed tabby kitten in a colour photograph graces the front cover of this super new paperback, packed with 130 word search puzzles - meow! Find 18 words on themes like dances, occup...
LEARN TO DRAW BOATS
MOIRA HUNTLY    Book Number: 86074
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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There is something so restful about a waterside scene, yet often the artist finds difficulty with boat shapes. This specialised publication begins with looking at tools and equipment and choosing ...
CHESS AND BRIDGE COMPLETE STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
DAVID BIRD & JOHN SAUNDERS    Book Number: 86203
Published price: £11.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Two of the most popular games worldwide for centuries, Chess and Bridge looks at a detailed history of the games played in the 17th century to contract bridge the game we know today. All the basic...
SPLIFFS: A Celebration of Cannabis Culture
NICK JONES    Book Number: 86170
Published price: £12.95
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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Stop hogging that joint! Skinning up, the Munchies, pipes, hot knives, homemade bongs, here is a serious and all-knowing look at the history and culture of cannabis. The wonder drug of choice ove...
WARGAMING ON A BUDGET
IAIN DICKIE    Book Number: 86396
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Constrained by money or space? Here is how to save money while enjoying the fascinating and growing hobby of wargaming. Written by the editor of Miniature Wargames magazine for 25 years, he cover...
DESKTOP BEACH VOLLEYBALL
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 86316
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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Spike, bump and dig - from your desk! With little suction pads, a fold out sandy beach playing court measuring 12" x 19", a 3½" inflatable beach ball in red, turquoise, yellow and white, a beach v...
DESKTOP PING PONG
RUNNING PRESS & CHRIS STONE    Book Number: 86318
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Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Hit a top spin smash or play a deft backhand slice wherever you choose with this kit of an easy-to-assemble mini net, two mini rackets, one green one red, a mini ball and little suction pads. The ...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS
HEATHER RODINO    Book Number: 86447
Published price: £9.99
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Using no harsh chemicals, make immense savings on the products stuffed into your kitchen cupboards and under the sink. Are your medicine cabinets bursting with pricy creams and cupboards exploding...
CAN'T BE ARSED
RICHARD WILSON    Book Number: 86435
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Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled '101 Things Not to Do Before You Die' this is a companion to Don't Even Think About It code 86439 which also pokes fun at miserable old gits. Wilson is the TV producer behind Never Mind...
DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT
RICHARD WILSON    Book Number: 86439
Published price: £9.99
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Sub-titled '101 Dangerous Things Not to Do Before You Grow Old', Wilson is like the naughty kid poking the ant's nest with a stick. If you're sick of being told we are all unhappy nowadays, especi...
LEARN TO PLAY PIANO IN SIX WEEKS OR LESS: Intermediate Level
DAN DELANEY & B. CHOTKOWSKI    Book Number: 86605
Bibliophile price: £10.99
Product format: Paperback

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A companion to Learn to Play Piano beginners guide code 86606, this follow-up to the highly successful introductory course is for those wishing to take their piano skills to the next level. The au...
LEARN TO PLAY THE PIANO IN SIX WEEKS OR LESS
DAN DELANEY & B. CHOTKOWSKI    Book Number: 86606
Bibliophile price: £11.99
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Two volumes are available of these new, US imports of a much applauded and appreciated learning method. Dan Delaney promises 'I will show you how to enjoy yourself and make nice music the first ni...
LONDON IQ: The Trivia Game for Londoners
HADI BARKAT & S. PAUCHON    Book Number: 86711
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Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Embossed with symbols denoting the capital like Nelson's Column, The London Eye, a red bus, pillar box and telephone box, Tower Bridge and Big Ben, this elegant box set contains 400 questions on 20...
STEP-BY-STEP ZEN DOODLE ORIGAMI
CAROLYN SCRACE    Book Number: 86723
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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20 sheets of origami paper are folded into a flap at the back of this imaginative craft book. Combine the creative and therapeutic craft of pattern making with the amazing art of paper folding wit...
DISCOVERING BELLS AND BELLRINGING
JOHN CAMP    Book Number: 86544
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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Calling all campanologists is the late John Camp, who first became interested in bell ringing in 1950s. His book is not a technical treatise on the art of ringing or bell sounding, but more a hist...
CLASSIC UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE QUIZ BOOK
STEVE TRIBE    Book Number: 86738
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Listen carefully. In 1901, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded for achievements in five fields. In which field did the Bank of Sweden launch a sixth Nobel in 1969? Three bonus questions on river...
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...
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