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100 Things You Will Never Find: Lost Cities, Hidden Treasures and Legendary Quests
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658373.  Daedalus Item Code: 63117
 
What happened to Amelia Earhart's airplane, or Vincent van Gogh's painting of Dr. Gachet, or the crew of the Mary Celeste? This intriguing and beautifully illustrated book opens up the world's ... (Read More)
 
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The American Heritage Roget's Thesaurus: Office Edition
Editors of American Heritage.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544166660.  Daedalus Item Code: 62620
 
In the years since its first publication in 1805, Peter Mark Roget's trusty reference has become synonymous with "thesaurus" in the opinion of many students, writers, and editors. This compact 2014 ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures
Lesley Alderman.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062074188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51651
 
Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical; time stands still, and time also flies. Tomorrow is another day, yet there's no time like the present. And despite all of our time-saving devices, ... (Read More)
 
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
 
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
 
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A Celebration of the Household: The Classic Guide to Running Your Home
L.G. Abell.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620877142.  Daedalus Item Code: 52124
 
Any parent knows that keeping a household in order is no easy task, nor has it ever been.More than a century ago, L.G. Abell compiled a manual with hundreds of household tips, skills, advice, and ... (Read More)
 
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Collins Pocket Webster's Thesaurus: Second Edition
Emma McDade, Jennifer Sagala & Paige Weber, eds.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061142048.  Daedalus Item Code: 63511
 
With some 12,000 entries, listing more than 130,000 synonyms, this compact yet chunky thesaurus is ideal for school, work, or home use, whether you are developing your language skills, writing ... (Read More)
 
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A Dictionary of Idiocy: An Utterly Quirky Guide to General Ignorance
Stephen Bayley.
Publisher: Gibson Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906142629.  Daedalus Item Code: 63300
 
Why do we love mountains? How did fear of drinking from skulls lead to cremation? And where does the word "cocktail" come from? In this endlessly browsable A-to-Z of modern idiocy—beginning with the ... (Read More)
 
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Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions
John Farndon. Libby Purves, intro.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848311329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62387
 
Does a Girl Scout have a political agenda? If you're not in California, how do you know it exists? And what happens when you drop an ant? Here John Farndon—who is after all a Cambridge ... (Read More)
 
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The Duchess of Northumberland's Little Book of Poisons, Potions and Aphrodisiacs
The Duchess of Northumberland.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752494517.  Daedalus Item Code: 54404
 
The founder of the notorious Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle and author of The Poison Diaries, the current Duchess of Northumberland, Jane Percy, gives us this lovely little handbook on potent ... (Read More)
 
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The Gentry Man: A Guide for the Civilized Male: The Best of Gentry Magazine, 1951–1957
Hal Rubenstein, ed.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062088475.  Daedalus Item Code: 41949
 
More than 50 years after it ceased publication, Gentry magazine remains one of the most influential men's magazines ever created. Publisher William Segal's innovative style magazine broke new ... (Read More)
 
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The Handy Personal Finance Answer Book: Your Smart Reference
Paul A.Tucci.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578593224.  Daedalus Item Code: 60048
 
What are some basic steps to becoming financially successful? How do you know if a prospective online bank is legitimate? What are some of the biggest mistakes that individual investors make? What ... (Read More)
 
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Hew, Screw & Glue: How Stuff is Made
James Innes-Smith. Henrietta Webb, illus.
Publisher: Abrams Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810982598.  Daedalus Item Code: 11420
 
Do you realize that the salt on our food may be millions of years old? Did you know that the rubber in condoms derives from tree sap? And aren't you glad that lipstick is no longer made of crushed ... (Read More)
 
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