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Academic books, cost efficiently sourced and shipped to universities, libraries and schools throughout Europe and the World. Hard to find academic titles, rare publications and second hand books supplier to professional institutions. More About Us

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Recent Publications on Order

Multilingualism: A Very Short Intro...

by John C. Maher

OUP Oxford

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Catholicism: A Very Short Introduct...

by Gerald O'Collins

OUP Oxford

25th May 2017

The Cyber Risk Handbook: Creating a...

by Domenic Antonucci

John Wiley & Sons

24th May 2017

Grave New World: The End of Globali...

by Stephen D. King

Yale University Press

23rd May 2017

Modern Organic Synthesis: An Introd...

by George S. Zweifel


22nd May 2017

EU Succession: A Commentary

by Author Unknown

Hart Publishing

18th May 2017

A History of Food in Literature: Fr...

by Charlotte Boyce


17th May 2017

New Boy (Random House Large Print)

by Tracy Chevalier

Random House Large Prin...

16th May 2017

The Routledge Handbook of Philosoph...

by Author Unknown


15th May 2017

Competitive Strategy: Techniques fo...

by Porter E.Maykl

Alpina Pablisherz

10th May 2017

Future Publications on Order

The SAGE Handbook of the History, P...

by Author Unknown

SAGE Publications Ltd

14th May 2018

Why We Fight: The Cognitive Basis f...

by Mike Martin

C Hurst

15th February 2018

The Mongol Empire

by May

Edinburgh University Pr...

31st January 2018

The SAGE Handbook of Small Business...

by Author Unknown

SAGE Publications Ltd

13th January 2018

The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Bu...

by Author Unknown

SAGE Publications Ltd

5th January 2018

The SAGE Handbook of Social Media

by Author Unknown

SAGE Publications Ltd

9th December 2017

Global Justice and Democracy: The A...

by Marc Doucet


1st December 2017

The Fundamental Rights of Companies...

by Peter J. Oliver

Hart Publishing

30th November 2017

Homing: An Affective Topography of ...

by Ji-Yeon O. Jo

University of Hawai'i P...

30th November 2017

Trap Door: Trans Cultural Productio...

by Reina Gossett

MIT Press

17th November 2017

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