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DK reference books bring a vast array of topics to life through DK's award-winning photographs, illustrations, and design accompanied by comprehensive and often eye-opening facts. Including atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias and manuals; DK’s general reference contain everything you could want to see, learn and know about on captivating subjects from transportation to ideas and beliefs. Keep facts at your fingertips for daily perusal, research or to feed your thirst for knowledge by filling your shelves with DK’s general reference books today.

DK reference books bring a vast array of topics to life through DK's award-winning photographs, illustrations, and design accompanied by comprehensive and often eye-opening facts. Including atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias and manuals; DK’s general reference contain everything you could want to see, learn and know about on captivating subjects from transportation to ideas and beliefs. Keep facts at your fingertips for daily perusal, research or to feed your thirst for knowledge by filling your shelves with DK’s general reference books today.

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  • The Horse Encyclopedia

    Format:Hardback  

    The Horse Encyclopedia is a comprehensive photographic guide to more than 150 horse and pony breeds and types from around the world.Browse through the catalog of gorgeous photographs and learn about the characteristics and origins of each breed, from Friesians to Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $40.00
  • The Stars

    Format:Hardback  

    The definitive visual guide to exploring all the marvels of the stars, the Milky Way, and the universe beyond.Chart the wonders of the cosmos in our own solar system and beyond with The Stars. Packed with 3-D artworks of each constellation and incredible new imagery Read More

    $30.00
  • Medicine

    Format:Hardback  

    Medicine tells the fascinating story of the discipline, from ancient times to the present day, charting developments in healing, diagnosis, surgery, and drugs in a vividly visual and accessible format. Follow the gory pitfalls and the miraculous breakthroughs of Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $40.00
  • Big History

    Format:Hardback  

    Featuring a foreword by the father of Big History, David Christian, and produced in association with the Big History Institute, Big History provides a comprehensive understanding of the major events that have changed the nature and course of life on the planet we call Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $50.00
  • Gem

    Format:Hardback  

    A dazzling visual guide to precious and semiprecious stones, organic gems, and precious metals, Gem showcases beautiful, specially commissioned images as well as science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery.From diamonds to sapphires Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $50.00
  • Science, 2nd Edition

    Format:Hardback  

    Science, 2nd Edition is the ultimate visual guide to the discoveries that changed the world, telling the story of science from the earliest times to the present day. This comprehensive reference book explores all the major scientific disciplines in an accessible Read More

    $50.00
  • Classic Car

    Format:Hardback  

    A visual guide to the most iconic classic cars of every decade from the 1940s to the 1980s, featuring more than 1,300 photographs and two prints suitable for framing. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.From the Aston Martin DB5 to the Chevrolet Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $40.00
  • Great City Maps

    Format:Hardback  

    A beautifully illustrated history of the world's most celebrated historical city maps, from the hubs of ancient civilization to sprawling modern mega-cities, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Great City Maps explores and explains 30 of the Read More

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    $30.00
  • Reference World Atlas

    Format:Hardback  

    Fully revised and updated! A beautifully clear and detailed guide, DK's Reference World Atlas gives a superb overview of all the world's regions. Providing a detailed reference map set, the atlas also features computer-generated terrain-modeled maps and the landscapes, Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $60.00
  • 5 Language Visual Dictionary

    Format:Paperback  

    5 Language Visual Dictionary is a user friendly and intuitive reference for adults learning English, French, German, Spanish, or Italian. The only language dictionary of its kind, 5 Language Visual Dictionary makes language learning accessible by using photographs to Read More

    $24.95
  • The History Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The History Book is a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one, from the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today. One hundred crystal-clear articles explore the Law Code of Hammurabi, the Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • Essential World Atlas

    Format:Paperback  

    Revised and fully up-to-date! A handy, user-friendly atlas at an affordable price, Essential World Atlas is perfect for home, school, and office use. Featuring a series of thematic world maps showing the world today, followed by an atlas of the world's regions, readers Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $16.00
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