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- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 16.99
The first historical dictionary devoted to science fiction, Brave New Words:The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction shows exactly how science-fictional words and their associated concepts have developed over time, with full citations and bibliographic information. It's a window on a whole genre of literature through the words invented and passed... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 74.99
The Historical Dictionary of Tennis presents a comprehensive history of the game through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, photos, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on places, teams, terminology, and people, including Arthur Ashe, Björn Borg, Don Budge, Chris Evert, Roger Federer, Billie Jean King, Rod Laver,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 69.99
The Historical Dictionary of Soccer presents a comprehensive history of the game through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, numerous appendixes that list everything from the FIFA World Player of the Year to FIFA World Cup Winners and Runners-Up to the UEFA Champions League Winners and Runners-Up, and over 400 cross-referenced... more...
- Octopus 2009; Not Available
From the bestselling author of "Hamlyn's Top 10 of Everything" series comes a special collection of 250 unique lists that observe of the idiosyncrasies of our Isles and encompass everything British. Discover hundreds of essential, intriguing and bizarre facts about your country's most iconic subjects, including: the 10 most produced plays by Shakespeare;... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 7.99
For hundreds of years, people have turned to the tarot for guidance and focus in seeking answers to life's questions. While millions use the Tarot regularly, much of its history, lore, and symbolism remain obscure--making it difficult for the user to get the deepest possible reading. Also, with hundreds of different decks available, drawing on several... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available
The Penguin Dictionary of Judaism is a remarkable feat of Reference scholarship by renowned Cambridge professor and translator, Nicholas de Lange. With an approachable A-Z format the book covers everything from Jewish traditions and biographical entries on key historical figures to theology, religious law and practice, and the history of Jewish thought.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary, published in 1755, marked a milestone in a language in desperate need of standards. No English dictionary before it had devoted so much space to everyday words, been so thorough in its definitions, or illustrated usage by quoting from Shakespeare and other great writers. Johnson's was the dictionary used by Jane Austen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available
Are you a bobo or a wombat ? Are you tempted by infobia or to kick dead whales up the beach ? If your answer to any of these questions is 'What are you talking about?', then you definitely need a copy of Shoot the Puppy . Amusing, informative and newly updated for 2007, it guides the reader through the ever-growing heap of contemporary jargon... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2011; Not Available
Look and learn to recall a wealth of everyday vocabulary in Japanese with this intuitive easy-to-use visual language dictionary Whether it's for business or pleasure, the Japanese English Bilingual Visual Dictionary will help you pick up 6,000 key Japanese words and phrases on a range of subjects: from shopping and eating out, to sport and... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2009; Not Available
A child's perfect dictionary Thousands of fascinating entries, definitions, photographs and pictures make this dictionary essential reference for readers, writers and curious minds of all ages. Organised like a traditional dictionary from A to Z, clear descriptions and examples explain and illustrate everything from Astronaut to Zoo.... more...