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  1. COMPENDIUM OF THE WORLD’S LANGUAGES

    COMPENDIUM OF THE WORLD’S LANGUAGES

    GEORGE L CAMPBELL and GARETH KING

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    This edition of Compendium of the World's Languages has been thoroughly revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of more than fifty individual languages. All cultural and histori... Learn More
  2. BRETON-ENGLISH, ENGLISH-BRETON  DICTIONARY AND PHRASEBOOK

    BRETON-ENGLISH, ENGLISH-BRETON DICTIONARY AND PHRASEBOOK

    JOSEPH F CONROY
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    Breton, the language of Western Brittany in Northern France, is a Celtic language related to Cornish, Welsh and Irish. This dictionary and phrasebook provides an introduction to this ancient tongue an... Learn More
  3. THE DICTIONARY OF SCOTTISH PAINTERS

    THE DICTIONARY OF SCOTTISH PAINTERS
    1600 to the Present

    JULIAN HALSBY and PAUL HARRIS

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    This illustrated reference work contains alphabetically arranged entries on some 2,000 painters, both major and minor figures, who have worked in Scotland since 1600. Each artist is placed in an art h... Learn More
  4. THE GROVE DICTIONARY OF  MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

    THE GROVE DICTIONARY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

    Edited by LAURENCE LIBIN et al

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    This reference publication aims to present basic information about the most important musical instruments worldwide and a broad, representative selection of lesser-known ones of particular significanc... Learn More
  5. HANDBOOK OF WORLD EXCHANGE RATES,  1590-1914

    HANDBOOK OF WORLD EXCHANGE RATES, 1590-1914

    MARKUS A DENZEL

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    As a world economy emerged from the sixteenth-seventeenth centuries onwards, a global cashless payment system arose. This had its base in Europe, first in Italy, then in the rising regions of the nort... Learn More
  6. THE WORLD FOR A KING

    THE WORLD FOR A KING
    Pierre Desceliers’ World Map of 1550

    CHET VAN DUZER

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    A full-scale colour reproduction and commentary on one of the British Library's greatest treasures, the manuscript world map of 1550 produced by Pierre Desceliers. Compendious, exotic, sumptuously ill... Learn More
  7. FACTS ARE SACRED

    FACTS ARE SACRED
    The Power of Data

    SIMON ROGERS

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    What is the true human cost of the war in Afghanistan? What are the real effects of the austerity measures? And how did the London riots spread so quickly? Facts are Sacred, the award-winning d... Learn More
  8. A HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY IN 100 MAPS

    A HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY IN 100 MAPS

    TIM BRYARS and TOM HARPER

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    The twentieth century was a golden age of map-making, and maps permeated almost every aspect of daily life. It was a century overshadowed by war and marked by tremendous social and technological chang... Learn More
  9. MIGRATION RECORDS

    MIGRATION RECORDS
    A Guide for Family Historians

    ROGER KERSHAW

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    Over the past 400 years, thousands of people have moved to settle in Britain and thousands more left its shores for life overseas. This practical guide shows how to explore migration records -- and an... Learn More
  10. DISCOVERING LONDON’S DOCKLANDS

    DISCOVERING LONDON’S DOCKLANDS

    CHRISTOPHER FAUTLEY

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    Thriving port, derelict wasteland, contemporary vibrant business centre: few places in Britain have seen such extreme changes of fortune as London’s Docklands. This charming guide reveals the area... Learn More

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