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   -Dictionaries of Quotations
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1 Crockford's Clerical Directory 1989/90 : A Directory of the Serving and Retired Clergy of the Church of England, the Church in Wales, the Scottish Episcopal Church and the Church of Ireland
The Church Commissioners for England and The Central Board of Finance of the Church of England 1989 0715180703 / 9780715180709 Ninety-First Edition. Hardback without dust wrapper Good 
Some overall wear. Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. WE WILL NOT ASK FOR EXTRA SHIPPING. 101879 
Price: 14.85 GBP
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2 Guinness World Records 2001
Guinness 2000 First Edition Hardback with holographic cover Near Fine Profusely Illustrated in colour throughout 
115153 
Price: 3.60 GBP
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3 Handbook to the Desk, Office and Platform - a complete guide to correct speaking and writing
John F Shaw pre-1900 Hardback no dust wrapper Reading copy only 
hinges split, covers worn. 115842 
Price: 4.28 GBP
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4 The Guinness Book of Records 1998
Guinness Publishing 1997 First Edition thus Hardback with pictorial cover Very Good Illustrated in colour throughout 
Hologram inset into front boards. Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. We will not ask for extra shipping. 115106 
Price: 5.40 GBP
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5 The Hutchinson Concise Encyclopedia
BCA [Book Club Associates - Guild Publishing] 1991 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Near Fine Very Good or better Illustrated in mono and colour 
Wrapper has some edge wear 117389 
Price: 7.43 GBP
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6 The New British Dictionary Companion
Readers Digest No date given Hardback no dust wrapper Fine 
Two books in one combining an English dictionary with 60,000 references with a book off everyday English usage. 199591 
Price: 8.10 GBP
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7 The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
Guild Publishing 1985 Third Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Fine Very Near Fine 
Very light shelf wear to wrapper 117247 
Price: 5.40 GBP
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
8 The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
BCA [Book Club Associates - Guild Publishing] Third Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine 
pp.907. including introduction, preface and index. 664112 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases (Three volumes in slipcase)
9 The Oxford Library of Words and Phrases (Three volumes in slipcase)
Guild Publishing 1988 Hardback without dust wrapper. UNREAD - slight shelf wear only Slipcase Near Fine 
Unread. Volume I 'Quotations'; Volume ll Proverbs' and Volume III 'Word origins'. Quarter bound faux leather on buckram . Gilt titles. Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. We will not ask for extra shipping. 523040 
Price: 14.40 GBP
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Thorndike English Dictionary Volumes: A -K and L -Z  [DE LUXE ILLUSTRATED EDITION - TWO VOLUMES]
10 Thorndike English Dictionary Volumes: A -K and L -Z [DE LUXE ILLUSTRATED EDITION - TWO VOLUMES]
The Waverly Book Company Ltd 1948 De-Luxe Illustrated Edition Hardback no dust wrapper Very Good or better Illustrated with drawings 
Light wear to cover edges. Thumb-indexed. 1400pp in total, Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 531066 
Price: 13.50 GBP
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The Methuen Dictionary Of Clichés, Ammer, Christine., with a foreword by Frank Muir
11 Ammer, Christine., with a foreword by Frank Muir The Methuen Dictionary Of Clichés
Methuen 1992 0413668509 / 9780413668509 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good Plus Very Good Plus. 
432 pp. Price clipped. Pages beginning to yellow. . 634024 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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Amazing Facts, Anon
12 Anon Amazing Facts
Peter Haddock Ltd No date given 0710508328 / 9780710508324 Hardback with pictorial cover Very Good or better Illustrated with colour drawings by John Bennett 
Light shelf wear, top corners slightly bumped 522124 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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Bloomsbury Dictionary Of Quotations - Over 10,000 Quotations, Anon
13 Anon Bloomsbury Dictionary Of Quotations - Over 10,000 Quotations
Bloomsbury Press 1993 0747508976 / 9780747508977 Hardback with dust wrapper Very near fine Near Fine 
Useful book of quotes, organised by author and indexed to keywords. Wrapper very lightly rubbed 503069 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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14 Anon It's a Fact
Treaure Press 1988 1850513287 / 9781850513285 Hardback with pictorial cover Near Fine None as issued Illustrated throughout text 
483 pp of mind-numbing trivia. 198912 
Price: 13.50 GBP
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Stubbs Commercial Year Book and Gazette Index 1912 : 43rd Annual Edition containing the Registered Information for 1911., Anon
15 Anon Stubbs Commercial Year Book and Gazette Index 1912 : 43rd Annual Edition containing the Registered Information for 1911.
Stubbs Ltd 1912 Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Very Good. 
Some overall wear. 392pp plus adverts. 670001 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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16 Anon Titles and Forms of Address - A Guide to Their Correct Use
Adam and Charles Black 1951 8th Edition Hardback no dust wrapper Very Good or better 
Light shelf wear . How to pay proper respect to the Great and the Good. Did you know, for instance, that 'the children of daughters of earls receive no titles or distinctions of any sort through their mother.' Did you need to know? 118327 
Price: 6.53 GBP
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17 Ash, Russell The Top Ten of Everything
Macdonald 1989 Hardback with pictorial cover Very Good Lavishly Illustrated in colour throughout 
Minor bumping to corners, else Near Fine 198426 
Price: 14.40 GBP
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The Top Ten of Everything, Ash, Russell
18 Ash, Russell The Top Ten of Everything
Dorling Kindersley 1999 0751307890 / 9780751307894 Hardback with pictorial cover. Very Good Illustrated in colour and black-and-white throughout text 
Bumping to head of spine. Do you want to know the all-time top ten vampire films, or the ten worst cities for murder in the USA? No - nor do I, but if I did I'd find them in here, along with several thousand other totally useless facts. 527143 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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Facts and Trivia, Asimov, Isaac (editor)
19 Asimov, Isaac (editor) Facts and Trivia
Siena 1998 075252822X / 9780752528229 Large format paperback Very Good plus 
Thousands of things you didn't know you needed to know. 585056 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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The Faber Book of Aphorisms, Auden, W H, and Louis Kronenberger (eds)
20 Auden, W H, and Louis Kronenberger (eds) The Faber Book of Aphorisms
Faber and Faber 1974 0571095194 / 9780571095193 Medium Format Paperback Very Good 
Light cover and general wear, but hardly read. 405pp including index of authors 785276 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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