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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DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS: Wordsworth
EDIT. BY CONNIE ROBERTSON    Book Number: 23928
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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The aim of this marvellous new edition is to provide the reader with, firstly, the means of finding a half-remembered phrase or reference. Secondly, examples of what has been said by the famous, th...
COLLINS ESSENTIAL SPANISH DICTIONARY
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS    Book Number: 85471
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Paperback

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Nice handy sized small paperback bilingual dictionary from Europe's leading dictionary publisher. This portable reference contains all the words you need for daily use in today's Spanish and Engli...
FREUD VERBATIM: Quotations and Aphorisms
Unknown    Book Number: 86002
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Paperback

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The work of Sigmund Freud marked the beginning of modern psychiatry, and all newer forms of psychotherapy have either developed out of psychoanalysis or in critical opposition to it. In addition t...
GLOUCESTERSHIRE DIALECT
EVE CHIPPING    Book Number: 86006
Published price: £3.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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From the quirky expressions that hold clues to the county's rich past, to the glossary packed with words which bring the local language to life, explore the fascinating county of Gloucestershire. ...
CHILDREN OF THE WORD: A Notebook
NATALIDITA NINGTHOUKHONGJAM    Book Number: 86310
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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An exquisitely decorated 124 page lined notebook with excerpts, brief précis and illustrations from favourite characters from English literature for children over the years including Aladdin, Olive...
WORDS THAT BURN: How to Read Poetry and Why Book & CD
JOSEPHINE HART    Book Number: 86348
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Set your hearts on fire with some of the most extraordinary poetry literature has known. From Lord Byron, Christina Rossetti and Percy Bysshe Shelley, to John Milton, Robert Frost and Elizabeth Bis...
LAROUSSE SPANISH VERBS
GABRIELLE LLORET LINARES    Book Number: 86411
Published price: $9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

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Whether for use in business, finance, law, religion, on holiday or at school, Spanish verbs are notoriously tricky with their subjunctives, futures and conditionals, the use of ser and estar plus a...
COMEDY IN TRAGEDY
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86739
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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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...
KINGDOM OF SPEECH
TOM WOLFE    Book Number: 86485
Published price: $26
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Hardback

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"Language in all its forms advanced man far beyond the boundaries of natural selection, allowing him to think abstractly and plan ahead; measure things and record measurements for later; comprehend...
WRITTEN WORD
MARTIN PUCHNER    Book Number: 86501
Published price: $32
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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"A story of letters and paper and rocket ships, of ruthless conquerors and elegant court ladies and middle-class entrepreneurs, of the will to power and the dream of freedom." - Stephen Greenblatt....
HAND OF HISTORY: An Anthology of History Quotations
EDITED BY MICHAEL LEVENTHAL    Book Number: 86877
Published price: £13.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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George Orwell said "History is written by the winners." Henry Kissinger "As a professor, I tended to think of history as run by impersonal forces. But when you see it in practice, you see the diff...
MISADVENTURES IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
CAROLINE TAGGART    Book Number: 87127
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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The famous verbophile has written many book on words over the years and had plenty of opportunity to consider and pontificate on the issues of language, the 'rights' and the 'wrongs', and to form o...
EVERY WORD IS A BIRD WE TEACH TO SING
DANIEL TAMMET    Book Number: 86895
Published price: $27
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Amy Tan said of this, "Tammet gives insight ranging from cultural perception and social dominance to the features of Esperanto as a universal language. Most fascinating is Tammet's own astonishing ...
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 CLICHES
LAURA LEE    Book Number: 87324
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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A one-of-a-kind collection of catchy expressions which have spread like wildfire. There are approximately 7,000 living languages in the world today, and some expressions spread into English and Es...
WELSH ENGLISH DIALECT
BENJAMIN JONES    Book Number: 87382
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Paperback

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Welsh English? Wenglish? Anglo-Welsh? Cambrian English? A Welsh 'Accent'? The English of Wales has over the last century at least been branded with many names and the grammar of Welsh English ha...
SPEAK ITS NAME! Quotations by and About Gay Men and Women
EDITED BY CHRISTOPHER TINKER    Book Number: 87596
Published price: £16.95
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Hardback

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'My declaring myself gay wasn't a story; them finding me out would have been.' - Simon Callow. Emotional, amusing and inspiring, this is a collection of quotes by and about gay, lesbian, transgende...
CREATE YOUR OWN QUOTE ART
KLUTZ    Book Number: 87921
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Foil, colour and stencil your way to 'Be real not perfect', 'Dream big wish hard', 'Don't be another fish in the sea be a mermaid' or 'Today will be...' Create 11 quote art prints with seven full-...
LIVE FRENCH: The Ultimate Language Learning Experience
GAELLE GRAHAM & J. ARRAGON    Book Number: 87972
Published price: £100
Bibliophile price: £18.00
Product format: Hardback

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A heavyweight quality box set which brings together three Teach Yourself international language bestselling courses in one huge package, along with online material and reference. Number one is Com...
WORD DETECTIVE: A Life in Words from Serendipity to Selfie
JOHN SIMPSON    Book Number: 88056
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week, first time discounted. John Simpson was a key figure in the editorial team that rescued the Oxford English Dictionary from obsolescence and ensured its ongoing releva...
EVOLUTION OF TYPE: A Graphic Guide to 100 Landmark Typefaces
TONY SEDDON    Book Number: 87801
Published price: $29.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Can you recognise your Selva, a blackletter based on medieval calligraphy (2012) from your Geometric Sans Serif Futura (1927-1930)? Examining letters from metal type to open type, here is a journe...
POPE FRANCIS' LITTLE BOOK OF COMPASSION:
COMPILED BY ANDREA KIRK ASSAF    Book Number: 87418
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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Pope Francis is the first successor of St Peter from the New World and here is a beautiful and handy format book of 250 of his quotes of inspiration. The wonderful words of wisdom to contemplate t...
ASPECTS OF THE NOVEL
E. M.FORSTER    Book Number: 88387
Published price: £17.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Virginia Woolf said of this book 'His is a book to encourage dreaming.' Informal and talkative, in the spring of 1927 at Trinity College Cambridge, the writer E. M. Forster delivered the Clark Lec...
I LOVE HAND LETTERING: Scratch & Create
SHANDRA SMITH    Book Number: 88631
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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From the same series as Scratch & Draw Enchanted Animals code 88630, this all inclusive package reveals full colour artwork beneath sheets of metallic coating. Using the 5" stylus provided, scratc...
15 MINUTE GERMAN: Learn in Just 12 Weeks
SYLVIA GOULDING    Book Number: 88803
Published price: £12.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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A unique visual approach which makes learning fun and easy about making introductions, eating and drinking, making arrangements, travel and getting around, accommodation, shopping, work and study, ...
ALPHABET
BILL WOODROW    Book Number: 88804
Published price: $24.95
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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B is for Mutant? D is for Nostril? Z is for Secret? Bill Woodrow's unique alphabet offers a glimpse into a playful and endlessly inventive artistic mind. Part sketchbook, part riddle, this Royal...
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...
PORTUGUESE ENGLISH: Bilingual Visual Dictionary
ANGELES GAVIRA ET AL    Book Number: 88835
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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Ballet and theatre to contact sports, roads to social media, an array of dinners and foods, drinks and café life, delicatessen, breads, olive, hazelnut and sesame oil, vinegars, shopping, emergency...
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 ...
BAD WORDS AND WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US
PHILIP GOODEN    Book Number: 88991
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

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A brilliant investigation into the most controversial and provocative words in the English language in a way that is both anecdotal and analytical. Combining intrigue and scandal, the book delves ...
SOUNDS & FURIES
JONATHON GREEN    Book Number: 89003
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'The Love-Hate Relationship Between Women and Slang' we learn that there are 2,000 words for 'woman' and every one a put-down. Slang is the ultimate in man-made languages and this is th...
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