The perfect answer to the question 'what's been said about this?' This fully revised and updated edition of an Oxford classic is a truly unique reference book which brings together phrases, proverbs, and quotations in a single thematic volume. Apt and memorable sayings are arranged under a wide range of subjects, giving expla... read more
This is the reissued Oxford Italian Mini Dictionary - now in an attractive new format. This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. Easy-to-use colour design and a centre section of useful words and expressi... read more
This new edition of the Oxford Italian Mini Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of all the essential day-to-day vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases, and 60,000 translations. Now in colour and with an extended phrasefinder, this dictionary is easy to use and ideal for travel and quick reference. The latest words in... read more
This updated edition is the perfect gift for every occasion. From Shakespeare and Mark Twain to Albert Einstein and Kate Moss, this dictionary features 4,000 of the best and most popular quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from Parties to Punctuality, this is the ideal tool for findi... read more
On August 7, 1974, Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Centre's twin towers, where he danced for nearly an hour. Since then, he has walked (legally) over the Louisiana Superdome; over Amsterdam Avenue to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine; and between the Palais de Chaillot... read more
This is the reissued Colour Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus. The Colour Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary, with over 45,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and over 65,000 synonyms based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique datab... read more
A compact guide to the spelling and meaning of words in the English language today. Mini format makes it the perfect size for the briefcase or bag.
The 'Macquarie Concise Dictionary Fourth Edition', like its parent dictionary, continues to change, adapt and adjust to reflect Australian language. It packs the richness of Macquarie lexicography into a compact reference book. The fourth edition of the 'Macquarie Concise' features: thousands of new words and up-to-date defin... read more
Roget's Thesaurus ranks as one of the greatest English language reference works, used for generations by anyone looking for help in order to write a letter, prepare a speech, solve a crossword, or write any manner of prose or poem. Its sales exceed 32 million copies. This edition has been revised and updated to include all th... read more
Fully revised and updated, this latest edition from Collins' bestselling Gem Dictionary range is the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable up-to-the-minute Russian dictionary.
This latest edition of Collins Greek Gem Dictionary comes with a new Phrasefinder supplement, making it the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable, up-to-the-minute Greek dictionary.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations' -- Winston Churchill Quotations can offer us a glimpse into the past in a few brief words, giving us a feeling for the people and events that have shaped our world; from Oppenheimer's 'I am become death, destroyer of worlds' at the explosion of the first at... read more
Focusing on the English of the 20th and 21st centuries, this impressive volume examines the linguistic and cultural significance of over 7,500 popular words and phrases. Its highly browsable encyclopedic entries cover topics as diverse as catchphrases, buzzwords, characters from film, TV and literature, slogans, idioms and mo... read more
The Macquarie Early Primary Dictionary is based on its forerunner, the My First Macquarie Dictionary. Under its new title, it has been fully revised based on the research undertaken for the fifth edition of The Macquarie Dictionary. It is written especially for 6-10 year olds who are beginning an exciting journey of discover... read more
A pocket-sized Times Atlas of the World packed with the essentials. Fully revised and improved to take account of all recent changes from around the world. Complete map coverage of the world is provided with the accuracy and authority for which Times atlases are renowned. This new edition of The Times Mini Atlas of the World... read more
This is the first and only edition to be developed by and for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the world's leading Shakespeare theatre company. It is illustrated with photographs of performances chosen by RSC Directors. It is beautifully packaged, with clear, reader-friendly single-column page design on crisp white paper. It fe... read more
100 years after its first publication, the twelfth edition of this world-famous bestseller gives the most up-to-date picture of the English language today. The original 1911 edition, revolutionary at the time for its focus on current English and its use of illustrative examples, combined a succinct yet approachable style with... read more
Authoritative and up-to-date, this fourth edition of the Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 130,000 translations of contemporary Spanish and English. Hundreds of new words from Spanish and English have been added from computing and technology to health and lifestyle, based on findings f... read more
This is an out-of-this world journey across the universe. From the fiery mass of the Sun's core to the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, "Universe" takes you on the ultimate guided tour of the cosmos. Full of stunning out-of-this world images reflecting recent advances in space imagery, you'll go on a journey from ou... read more