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Dime Novel Roundup Annotated Index (Paperback): Cook Dime Novel Roundup Annotated Index (Paperback)
Cook
R199 R165 Discovery Miles 1 650 Save R34 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book includes a chronological listing of issues of the "Dime Novel Roundup," which was published for over fifty years. It also features an index to the contents of the "Dime Novel Roundup."

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Encyclopedia of Estuaries (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Michael J. Kennish Encyclopedia of Estuaries (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Michael J. Kennish
R9,510 Discovery Miles 95 100 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Encyclopedia of Estuaries, part of Springer's Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, provides a single, state-of-the-art, comprehensive reference volume on estuaries for research scientists, educators, students, and others. Consisting of almost 270 subject entries in an easy-to-use format, this volume covers the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of estuaries. In total more than 225 authors from around the world have contributed to the encyclopedia on such diverse subjects as biotic communities, essential habitats, food webs, fisheries, hydrology, pollution, conservation, and many more. The Encyclopedia of Estuaries will meet the needs of professionals worldwide by supplying detailed information from world-class estuarine and marine scientists as well as experts from other fields of study.

Quotations of Thomas Jefferson (Hardcover, 1st ed): Thomas Jefferson Quotations of Thomas Jefferson (Hardcover, 1st ed)
Thomas Jefferson
R227 R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Save R44 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Includes some 100 observations about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness-as well as art and culture-from the author of the Declaration of Independence. The new series look features a classic portrait of the author on the front cover with his signature printed below in gold foil.

Quotations of Abraham Lincoln (Hardcover, 1st ed): Abraham Lincoln Quotations of Abraham Lincoln (Hardcover, 1st ed)
Abraham Lincoln
R227 R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Save R44 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Includes some 100 quotations about war and peace and faith and other consequential matters from America's 16th president. The series look features a classic portrait of the author on the front cover with his signature printed below in gold foil.

The Essential Wisdom of the World's Greatest Leaders (Hardcover): Carol Kelly-Gangi The Essential Wisdom of the World's Greatest Leaders (Hardcover)
Carol Kelly-Gangi
R280 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R91 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

'You do not lead by hitting people over the head-that's assault, not leadership.' - Dwight D. Eisenhower What would George Washington think of today's 24-hour news cycle? While the Founding Fathers were strong proponents of a free press, they may have been unnerved at seeing their every gaffe mocked on Twitter. Why not take a break from breaking news and spend a moment revisiting the words of some of the greatest leaders the world has known? The Essential Wisdom of the World's Greatest Leaders gathers hundreds of quotations from more than two hundred leaders. Within these pages you'll find presidents, scholars, and philanthropists; jurists, generals, and activists; saints, scientists, and students. The selections are arranged thematically and illuminate the intellect, character, determination, and particular genius of these remarkable men and women. In this book: Abraham Lincoln extols the value of freedom and truth. Winston Churchill ponders the strength that comes from suffering. Frederick Douglass speaks passionately about the evils of inequality. Hillary Clinton advocates for the primacy of human rights. Malala Yousafzai offers insight into the precious gift of education. The Essential Wisdom of the World's Greatest Leaders is a powerful and thought-provoking collection that invites us to put down our phones and spend some quality time with the extraordinary women and men who have each left an indelible mark on our world.

Racing Post & RFO Football Annual 2019-2020 (Paperback): Dan Sait Racing Post & RFO Football Annual 2019-2020 (Paperback)
Dan Sait 1
R371 R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Save R75 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Racing Post and Racing & Football Outlook's guide to the 2019-2020 football season is packed with useful statistics and information for the new campaign in the UK and top European Leagues. Includes club prospects for the coming season; comprehensive results and form; full fixture list with six year's form and results as well as next season's important dates; predictions; individual odds, betting advice and statistics; club pen-portraits; a pools draw chart; complete cup records for 2018/19; and unique statistical data.

Quotations of Benjamin Franklin (Hardcover, 1st ed): Benjamin Franklin Quotations of Benjamin Franklin (Hardcover, 1st ed)
Benjamin Franklin
R227 R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Save R44 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Witty and wise commentary about money, life, and the events of the day from one of America's first bestselling authors. Featuring a portrait of the author on the front cover with his signature printed below in gold foil, this classic collection of Franklin quotes will inspire anyone who opens its covers.

The Grants Register 2016 - The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide (Hardcover, 34th ed. 2015): Palgrave MacMillan... The Grants Register 2016 - The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide (Hardcover, 34th ed. 2015)
Palgrave MacMillan Ltd
R7,593 R2,537 Discovery Miles 25 370 Save R5,056 (67%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The most comprehensive guide on postgraduate grants and professional funding globally. For thirty-four years it has been the leading source for up-to-date information on the availability of, and eligibility for, postgraduate and professional awards. Each entry is verified by its awarding body and all information is updated annually.

Social Security, Medicare and Government Pensions - Get the Most Out of Your Retirement & Medical Benefits (Paperback, 25th... Social Security, Medicare and Government Pensions - Get the Most Out of Your Retirement & Medical Benefits (Paperback, 25th Twenty Fifth ed.)
Joseph Matthews
R722 R574 Discovery Miles 5 740 Save R148 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
A Guide to Green New Jersey (Paperback): Lucy D Rosenfeld, Marina Harrison A Guide to Green New Jersey (Paperback)
Lucy D Rosenfeld, Marina Harrison
R511 R412 Discovery Miles 4 120 Save R99 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

New Jersey is a state of surprises. Did you know there was a castle in Passaic Country? Or that Essex County's Branch Brook Park, rather than Washington, D.C., has the largest concentration of flowering cherry trees outside of Japan? Did you know you could walk through a bamboo forest on the Rutgers University campus, dig for fossils in Middletown's Poricy Brook, visit an owl haven on the site of the Battle of Monmouth, or see wild river otters in Salem County? Despite its proximity to major urban areas and its high population density, the state has dozens of absolutely marvelous natural areas and preserved spaces. It boasts something for everyone, from Atlantic seashore to rugged mountains, rolling farmland to winding canals, historic trails to formal gardens, birdfilled marshes to hardwood forests, pine barrens to fragrant vineyards and orchards. There are outings for hikers, bikers, beachcombers, gardeners, power-walkers and strollers of all kinds, and A Guide to Green New Jersey is your key to finding it all. The book is conveniently organized into forty geographic areas, spotlighting more than 200 nature walks. Each entry includes a description, visitor hours, fees, driving accessibility, and other pertinent information for walkers. At the end of the book, the authors provide an index with the names of each site, and their guide to choosing an outing according to individual tastes and interests. They identify sites that are wheelchair accessible, especially fun for kids, best for bicyclists, and those that are particularly physically challenging. Newcomers to the state will find the book indispensable, and long-time New Jerseyans will find it a pleasantly eye-opening guide to wonderful walks right in their own backyards.

The Big Trivia Quiz Book (Paperback): Dk The Big Trivia Quiz Book (Paperback)
Dk
R328 R273 Discovery Miles 2 730 Save R55 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Design Thinking Process & Methods 5th Edition (Paperback): Robert Curedale Design Thinking Process & Methods 5th Edition (Paperback)
Robert Curedale
R764 Discovery Miles 7 640 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Slurry Systems Handbook (Hardcover, Ed): Baha Abulnaga Slurry Systems Handbook (Hardcover, Ed)
Baha Abulnaga
R3,430 R3,133 Discovery Miles 31 330 Save R297 (9%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The most comprehensive resource on slurries and slurry systems, covering everything from fluid mechanics to soil classification, pump design to selection criteria.

Slurries are mixtures of liquids and solid particles of all types. For instance, liquid is used as a way of transporting what you get out of the mine, which might be better than shoveling it into freight cars and carrying it out by train.

Slurry systems are fundamental to dredging, many mineral processes, bridge and tunnel construction, and to the manufacturer of synthetic petroleum products from oil sands.

Animation: A World History - Volume II: The Birth of a Style - The Three Markets (Paperback): Giannalberto Bendazzi Animation: A World History - Volume II: The Birth of a Style - The Three Markets (Paperback)
Giannalberto Bendazzi
R1,237 Discovery Miles 12 370 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A continuation of 1994's groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi's Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering readers glimpses into the animation of Russia, Africa, Latin America, and other often-neglected areas and introducing over fifty previously undiscovered artists. Full of first-hand, never before investigated, and elsewhere unavailable information, Animation: A World History encompasses the history of animation production on every continent over the span of three centuries. Volume II delves into the decades following the Golden Age, an uncertain time when television series were overshadowing feature films, art was heavily influenced by the Cold War, and new technologies began to emerge that threatened the traditional methods of animation. Take part in the turmoil of the 1950s through 90s as American animation began to lose its momentum and the advent of television created a global interest in the art form. With a wealth of new research, hundreds of photographs and film stills, and an easy-to-navigate organization, this book is essential reading for all serious students of animation history. Key Features Over 200 high quality head shots and film stills to add visual reference to your research Detailed information on hundreds of never-before researched animators and films Coverage of animation from more than 90 countries and every major region of the world Chronological and geographical organization for quick access to the information you're looking for

Collins Bird Guide - The Most Complete Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition): Lars... Collins Bird Guide - The Most Complete Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition)
Lars Svensson, Killian Mullarney, Dan Zetterstroem, Peter J. Grant 2
R858 R591 Discovery Miles 5 910 Save R267 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The ultimate reference book for bird enthusiasts - now in its second edition. With expanded text and additional colour illustrations, the second edition of the hugely successful Collins Bird Guide is a must for every birdwatcher. The book provides all the information needed to identify any species at any time of the year, covering size, habitat, range, identification and voice. Accompanying every species entry is a distribution map and illustrations showing the species in all the major plumages (male, female, immature, in flight, at rest, feeding: whatever is important). In addition, each group of birds includes an introduction which covers the major problems involved in identifying or observing them: how to organise a sea watching trip, how to separate birds of prey in flight, which duck hybrids can be confused with which main species. These and many other common birdwatching questions are answered. The combination of definitive text, up-to-date distribution maps and superb illustrations, all in a single volume, makes this book the ultimate field guide, essential on every bookshelf and birdwatching trip.

History of the World in 1000 Objects (Hardcover): Dk History of the World in 1000 Objects (Hardcover)
Dk
R1,293 R1,022 Discovery Miles 10 220 Save R271 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
100 Decisive Battles - From Ancient Times to the Present (Paperback): Paul K Davis 100 Decisive Battles - From Ancient Times to the Present (Paperback)
Paul K Davis
R495 R460 Discovery Miles 4 600 Save R35 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

From David and Goliath in biblical times to the recent military actions in Iraq, great battles have an enormous impact on the shaping of history. Now, in this beautifully illustrated reference work, one hundred of the world's most important military confrontations from 1469 BC to 1991 are described in detail. 100 Decisive Battles gives us not only the cold, hard facts about each battle but also their historical context.

Each entry provides the name and date of the battle, the commanders, the size of their forces, and their casualties. A description of the battle plan and the military action are carefully discussed, and each description closes with a valuable consideration of how history was affected by the outcome of the conflict. Among the battles presented are the Battle of Thymbra (546 BC), the Battle of Chalons (451 AD), the Battle of Cajamarca (1532), the Battle of Dien Bien Phu (1954), and the Tet Offensive (1968). And, accompanying maps and interesting sidebars help orient us to each military action.

Global in scope, with excellent coverage of American, Central American, Asian, and Middle Eastern battles, this work will appeal to all those interested in world history. It is also essential for all military buffs with its stirring entries on familiar battles as well as many lesser known, yet still exciting, military conflicts.

Brassey's Central and East European Security Yearbook (Paperback, 2001): Brassey's Central and East European Security Yearbook (Paperback, 2001)
R715 R566 Discovery Miles 5 660 Save R149 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Offering a regular and accessible source of longitudinal information that emphasizes the previous year??'s developments, "Brassey's Central and East European Security Yearbook" details trends in security policies and shifts in personnel responsibilities and strategic emphases. An ???analytical annual, ??? it describes not only what happened in specific countries but also considers competing or alternative reasons why the events occurred. The contributors to the 2002 edition include regional security experts from the U.S. Army War College, the Rand Corporation, the National Defense University, the Carnegie Endowment, the Jamestown Foundation, the Geneva Center for Security Policy, Clingendael (the Dutch Institute of International Affairs), the George C. Marshall Center, the Swiss Center for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, and Radio Free Europe as well as major universities in the United States and Europe.

Raphael's Ephemeris 2020 (Paperback): Edwin Raphael Raphael's Ephemeris 2020 (Paperback)
Edwin Raphael
R266 R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Save R45 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Racing Post Guide to the Flat 2019 (Paperback): David Dew Racing Post Guide to the Flat 2019 (Paperback)
David Dew
R365 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R77 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Racing Post Guide to the Flat includes exclusive, extended trainer interviews, profiles of over 250 horses to run during 2019, specialist selections for horses to follow, dark horses unearthed and set to shine and Topspeed and Racing Post Ratings.

RFO Flat Racing Guide 2019 (Paperback): Dylan Hill RFO Flat Racing Guide 2019 (Paperback)
Dylan Hill
R306 R243 Discovery Miles 2 430 Save R63 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Regularly described as `the best buy in racing', Racing & Football Outlook's guide to the 2019 Flat season is essential reading for all racing fans. The book features interviews with top trainers who profile their horses; detailed results of the previous season; profiles of the RFO's horses to follow; top trainers, jockeys and owners for the new season; a racecourse guide; reports from the training regions; plus top RFO punters Richard Birch, Tom Collins and Steffan Edwards give their view on the season ahead.

SAT Subject Test: Chemistry with Online Tests (Paperback, Fourteenth Edition): Joseph A. Mascetta, Mark Kernion SAT Subject Test: Chemistry with Online Tests (Paperback, Fourteenth Edition)
Joseph A. Mascetta, Mark Kernion
R598 R353 Discovery Miles 3 530 Save R245 (41%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The updated edition of Barron's SAT Subject Test: Chemistry includes: A full-length diagnostic test with explained answers Four practice tests that reflect the actual SAT Subject Test Chemistry All questions answered and explained Detailed reviews covering all test topics Appendixes, which include the Periodic Table; important equation, constant, and data tables; and a glossary of chemistry terms Both teachers and test-taking students have praised earlier editions of this manual for its wealth of well-organized detail. Subject reviewed include the basics-matter, energy, scientific method, and measurements; atomic structure and the periodic table; bonding; chemical formulas; gases and laws; stoichiometry; liquids, solids, and phase changes; chemical reactions and thermochemistry; chemical reactions; chemical equilibrium; acids, bases, and salts; oxidation-reduction; carbon and organic chemistry; and the laboratory. BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book or package will also get FREE access to two additional full-length online SAT Chemistry subject tests with all questions answered and explained.

The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple (Paperback): Kg Stiles The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple (Paperback)
Kg Stiles
R643 R531 Discovery Miles 5 310 Save R112 (17%) In stock
The Wildlife of South Africa - A Field Guide to the Animals and Plants of the Region (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Vincent... The Wildlife of South Africa - A Field Guide to the Animals and Plants of the Region (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Vincent Carruthers
R350 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R70 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This long-standing, trusted field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa has been comprehensively updated and now includes distribution maps. It describes over 2,000 plants and animals, each accompanied by accurate illustrations in full colour. This book has been a trusted field companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. The chapters are colour-coded for easy reference, and diagnostic features appear in bold type within the descriptions. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field.

Cricketers Whos Who 2019 (Paperback): Benji Moorhead Cricketers Whos Who 2019 (Paperback)
Benji Moorhead; Designed by Joe Provis, Rob Whitehouse 1
R561 R387 Discovery Miles 3 870 Save R174 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
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