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First Ascent: An Awe-Inspiring Account of the Pioneering Mountain Climbs that Made History
Stephen Venables.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844037582.  Daedalus Item Code: 54740
A mountaineer with a number of first ascents to his name—including being the first Briton to reach the peak of Everest without bottled oxygen—Stephen Venables here tells the stories of the men and ... (Read More)
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The Fisherman's Companion: A Tacklebox Reference for Anglers: Second Edition
Frank Holan. Mary Villarejo, illus. Jerry Gibbs, foreword.
Publisher: Alan Hood.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911469158.  Daedalus Item Code: 62115
This pocketable guide has found its way into thousands of tackleboxes across North America since it first appeared in 1983. Illustrated with line drawings throughout, this second edition is packed ... (Read More)
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Flying Nuns Kit: A Habit-Forming Game

Publisher: Running Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780762440092.  Daedalus Item Code: 66186
Never mind Sally Field, these flying nuns are yours to launch into the heavens—or at least across a table. The game kit contains two sets of miniature nuns (three in white, three in black) and a ... (Read More)
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Four Centuries of Sport in America: 1490–1890
Herbert Manchester. Paula Welch, foreword.
Publisher: Derrydale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586670641.  Daedalus Item Code: 52490
Although we unavoidably visualize sports in their modern manifestations, America has been home to a wide variety of athletic pastimes since before the Mayflower set sail. First published in 1931, ... (Read More)
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Fowl Play: Ask the Chicken, Road Crossing, Feather Plucking, Hunt and Peck, and Other Chicken Challenges
Patrick Merrell.
Publisher: Storey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603424875.  Daedalus Item Code: 63644
Not just a book of chicken jokes, this fowl collection from puzzle master and cartoonist Patrick Merrell follows up Bird Brainteasers and Coffee Time with freshly hatched logic puzzles, ... (Read More)
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Gladstone's Games to Go: Verbal Volleys, Coin Contests, Dot Duels, and Other Games for Boredom-Free Days
Jim Gladstone.
Publisher: Quirk.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781931686969.  Daedalus Item Code: 63572
Remember the games you used to play in the car as a kid? You didn't need a smart phone, cards, or even a game board to have hours of gaming fun. Here Jim Gladstone presents dozens of go-anywhere ... (Read More)
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The Hall: A Celebration of Baseball's Greats in Stories and Images, the Complete Roster of Inductees
Hank Aaron, George Brett, Orlando Cepeda, Carlton Fisk, Tommy Lasorda, Joe Morgan, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr., Nolan Ryan & Robin Yount, essays. Tom Brokaw, foreword.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316213028.  Daedalus Item Code: 63573
An excellent coffee table–sized registry, this chunky album presents two-page biographies of every ballplayer inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in its first 75 years, organized by ... (Read More)
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A History of Chess: The Original 1913 Edition
H.J.R. Murray.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781632202932.  Daedalus Item Code: 63976
An epic work that took more than a decade to complete—chess historian H.J.R. Murray even taught himself to read Arabic in order to decipher ancient manuscripts on the game—this authoritative guide ... (Read More)
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How to Build an Igloo and Other Snow Shelters
Norbert E. Yankielun. Amelia Bauer, illus.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393732153.  Daedalus Item Code: 63212
How are the ice blocks of igloos formed and fitted so perfectly that they are purportedly able to withstand the weight of a polar bear? How can you determine if the fresh snow that's fallen outside ... (Read More)
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Jumbling Tower: A Game of Strategy and Nerve: 48 Wood Pieces

Publisher: Cardinal Industries.   Format: .
UPC: 680058910331.  Daedalus Item Code: 66249
The object is simple, in this classic game of skill, patience, and strategy: carefully remove pieces from the lower parts of the block tower and place them on the top—without tipping it. The strategy ... (Read More)
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Learn to Juggle Tin Set
Robert Frederick.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781607107446.  Daedalus Item Code: 66105
Learning to juggle isn't hard; it just takes lots of practice, assures the booklet in this gift set for would-be jugglers 8 to adult. And it takes lots of dropping, which is why there are also three ... (Read More)
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Learn to Play Cards Tin Set
Robert Frederick.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781607107408.  Daedalus Item Code: 66106
Card games have been part of human culture for more than a thousand years, while the cards we know today evolved from medieval European games. This two-deck gift set introduces new players 8 to adult ... (Read More)
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