Top » Catalogue » Reference & How-To Login  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Browse Categories
Search
 
Use item #'s or keywords to find the title you are looking for.
Advanced Search
Speedy Order!
 
Enter the item # of the title you wish to add to your shopping cart.
Keep Informed!
Keep informed of our latest specials and catalogue releases.
Join Today!
Information
Our Guarantee
Who We Are
To Purchase
Shipping & Handling
Customs & Duties
Back Orders
Returns
Multiple Copies
Security
Privacy Policy
Tax Charges
Contact Us



Reference & How-To

 
Page(s):  1  2  3  [Next >>] 
 
 
#151381. THE REVEREND GUPPY'S AQUARIUM
#151381. THE REVEREND GUPPY'S AQUARIUM
or How Jules Leotard, Adolphe Sax, Roy Jacuzzi and Co. Immortalized Their Names in the Dictionary.
What filling did the Earl of Sandwich select for his culinary invention? How did Etienne de Silhouette emerge from the shadows of obscurity? Discover the answers to these and many other questions about the individuals who have shaped our language. 266 pp. 5x8". Softcover.

Orig. $15.95 Import Value
Our Price Only $2.99
In Cart
 
 
#151671. THE HISTORICAL ATLAS OF THE BIBLE.

Takes you on an enthralling tour of the region and its history. Explore the Exodus, Jesus' life, revisit Solomon's city, the kingdom of Herod, trace the Jewish revolts against Rome, etc. Gorgeous, full colour maps and illus. 255 pp. 9x12". Previously sold in softcover.

Only $16.99
#151671. THE HISTORICAL ATLAS OF THE BIBLE.
In Cart
 
 
 
 
#151726. Better Homes and Gardens® BIG BOOK OF HOME HOW-TO.
#151726. Better Homes and Gardens® BIG BOOK OF HOME HOW-TO.

Save time and money with this practical guide. Nine useful chapters cover the basics on wiring, plumbing, flooring, and more, and clear colour illustrations provide step-by-step instruction. 287 pp. 8x10". Softcover. Previously sold as a part of an extended version under the same title.

Orig. Pub. $22.95
Only $8.99
In Cart
 
 
#151744. INSTANT ITALIAN VOCABULARY BUILDER
With over 1-hour Audio CD.
Many Italian words are similar to their English counterparts, except for the ending. This identifies the most common word-ending patterns for 4,000 words. And with the help of the CD, you can master pronunciation. Perfect for all experience levels. 211 pp. 6x9". Softcover.

Orig. Pub. $19.95 US
Our Price Only $7.99
#151744. INSTANT ITALIAN VOCABULARY BUILDER
In Cart
 
 
 
 
#151897. EXTRAORDINARY FACTS
#151897. EXTRAORDINARY FACTS
from the Everyday to the Exceptional!
As entertaining as it is educational, this colourful picture-packed compendium of curiosity covers hundreds of questions and will appeal to curious young minds (Ages 9+) who have ever wondered... How many languages are there? Could a car run on chocolate? or Why don't haircuts hurt? 304 pp. 7x9". Softcover.

Our Price Only $9.99
In Cart
 
 
#151929. ENGRAVED IN STONE
Timeless Epitaphs of Celebrities, Scoundrels and Everyday People.
Here's the wit and wisdom of more than 200 epitaphs of film stars, novelists, outlaws, politicians, and a lot of other people, including Canadians, you'll never meet - but maybe wish you had! 111 pp. 5x6". Softcover.

Orig. Pub. $17.95
Only $3.99
#151929. ENGRAVED IN STONE
In Cart
 
 
 
 
#152018. Reader's Digest: LOONIE SOLUTIONS Clever Canadian Uses for Everyday Stuff.
#152018. Reader's Digest: LOONIE SOLUTIONS Clever Canadian Uses for Everyday Stuff.

Discover how to use everyday staples in new ways with 1,377 creative and practical ways for thrifty Canadians to improve their lives while saving a bundle! Please note: previously sold as 99 Cent Solutions. Colour illus. 352 pp. 8x10".

Only $9.99
In Cart
 
 
#152040. THERE ARE TITTLES IN THIS TITLE The Weird World of Words.

For anyone who enjoys a humorous look at language! You'll find oddball facts about words and their uses, lists of things you never knew had names, palindromes, famous lines from literature and film, bizarre test answers, and much more. 192 pp. 5x8".

Orig. $19.95 Import Value
Only $7.99
#152040. THERE ARE TITTLES IN THIS TITLE The Weird World of Words.
In Cart
 
 
 
 
#152046. TIPS FOR MEANIES Thrifty Wisdom from The Oldie.
#152046. TIPS FOR MEANIES Thrifty Wisdom from The Oldie.

In this irreverent guide to thrift you'll discover everything you need to keep your household clean, green - and very mean. Learn the pennypinching potential of everyday miracle products, from toothpaste and vinegar to barbecue briquettes; find cunning ways to curb household shopping and energy bills, etc. 111 pp. 4x6".

Orig. Pub. $15.95
Only $6.99
In Cart
 
 
#152065. FORGOTTEN WAYS FOR MODERN DAYS Kitchen Cures and Household Lore for a Natural Home and Garden.

Using kitchen ingredients, garden herbs, recycled blankets, etc., this book of simple ideas draws on the wisdom of homemakers, gardeners and crafters of the past to clean clothes, cure coughs, freshen skin, make reusable beeswax food wrap, and more. Colour photos. 144 pp. 8x9".

Orig. $29.95 Import Value
Our Price Only $7.99
#152065. FORGOTTEN WAYS FOR MODERN DAYS Kitchen Cures and Household Lore for a Natural Home and Garden.
In Cart
 
 
 
 
#152082. BACK TO BASICS The Education You Wish You'd Had.
#152082. BACK TO BASICS The Education You Wish You'd Had.

Have you forgotten the difference between longitude and latitude? Can you recall essential French grammar? What distinguishes a sonata from a concerto? Most of us are confronted daily with glaring gaps in our knowledge; fortunately, this fun book is here to fill them in! 192 pp. 5x8".

Orig. $19.95 Import Value
Our Price Only $7.99
In Cart
 
 
#152096. CHESS AND THE ART OF WAR Ancient Wisdom to Make You a Better Player.

Chess generalship and military training have been linked since the game's beginnings. By drawing on Sun Tzu's teachings in his influential, centuriesold work The Art of War, the authors explore how the application of memorable military wisdom can enable anyone to play a better game of chess. Colour illus. 160 pp. 8x10".

Only $14.99
#152096. CHESS AND THE ART OF WAR Ancient Wisdom to Make You a Better Player.
In Cart
 
 
 
 
#151773. ORSON WELLES The Pocket Essential.
#151773. ORSON WELLES The Pocket Essential.

He was one of the most innovative storytellers of the 20th century and the director of the movie many consider to be one of the greatest American films - Citizen Kane. This concise book provides a short review and analysis of each of his 13 films. Incl. a handy reference guide. 160 pp. 5x8". Softcover.

Orig. Pub. $13.95 Import Value
Only $5.99
In Cart
 
 
#151871. THE RIGHT WAY TO PLAY CHESS.

David Pritchard's best-selling classic guide is internationally acknowledged as the standard chess book for beginners. Learn the different powers of the chess pieces, major openings, how to control the centre, etc. Revised and updated from the 1950 original, this modern edition also includes a new chapter for parents and teachers. 238 pp. 5x8". Softcover.

Orig. $16.95 Import Value
Only $7.99
#151871. THE RIGHT WAY TO PLAY CHESS.
In Cart
 
 
 
 
#151878. HOW YOUR BRAIN WORKS.
#151878. HOW YOUR BRAIN WORKS.

Discover the evolution and anatomy of "the most complicated object in the known universe" the brain. Through this fascinating, accessible work based on articles from New Scientist magazine, learn how we can look inside it, how the latest technology can allow us to control our minds and those of others, etc. B/w illus. 226 pp. 5x8". Softcover.

Orig. $25.95 Import Value
Our Price Only $8.99
In Cart

Page(s):  1  2  3  [Next >>] 
Copyright © 2017
hampstead house books ltd.
80 Doncaster Avenue
Thornhill Ontario Canada L3T 7S3
Tel: (905) 881-0607 Fax: (905) 881-6596

E-commerce Development by Pinnacle Communications Group Inc. Toronto Web Design & E-Commerce Pinnacle Communications Group Inc.