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On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
Simon Garfield. Dava Sobel, foreword.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592407804.  Daedalus Item Code: 38951
 
The author of Mauve and Just My Type, Simon Garfield returns with a delightfully enlightening and entertaining treatise sure to put cartography on the literary map. Where would we be ... (Read More)
 
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The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery: Practical Hints for Handymen, 2nd Edition
John Deere.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781599214610.  Daedalus Item Code: 41867
 
Originally published in the early 1900s by the company that bears the name of blacksmith John Deere (1804–1886) and revised in 1937, this wide-ranging standard text was written to assist farmers and ... (Read More)
 
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The Papyrus of Nebseni: Catalogue of the Books of the Dead in the British Museum, Vol. III
Gunther Lapp.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714119564.  Daedalus Item Code: 34276
 
The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan in the British Museum preserves one of the most extensive collections outside Egypt of funerary papyri, among which the greatest number bear texts from the ... (Read More)
 
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Richard Lederer's Classic Literary Trivia: From Mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible
Richard Lederer. Barry Blitt, illus.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781423602125.  Daedalus Item Code: 40003
 
Do you know which of these words—dwindle, majestic, or generous—Shakespeare invented? Who was chief among the ancient Greek gods, and which goddess was responsible for love? Or which biblical figure ... (Read More)
 
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Rising to the Occasion: A Practical Companion for the Occasionally Perplexed
Edith Hazard & Wallace G. Pinfold.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565123298.  Daedalus Item Code: 42556
 
A witty cross between an etiquette book and a Boy Scout manual—the Chicago Tribune praised it as "a combination of know-how and savoir faire"—this little handbook has, since 1993, taught many ... (Read More)
 
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Scapegoats, Shambles & Shibboleths: The Queen's English from the King James Bible
Martin Manser.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780340979792.  Daedalus Item Code: 40748
 
Four hundred years ago, the publication of the King James Bible enabled clergy and laymen alike to hear and read the Bible in their own language. Spoken, read, repeated, and committed to memory, ... (Read More)
 
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Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog: The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences
Kitty Burns Florey.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156034432.  Daedalus Item Code: 43276
 
In its heyday, sentence diagramming was de rigueur in grammar schools across the country. Veteran copy editor and novelist Kitty Burns Florey learned the method in sixth grade from Sister ... (Read More)
 
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Sneaky Science Tricks
Cy Tymony.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780740773983.  Daedalus Item Code: 40947
 
Since grade school, inventor and slightly mad scientist Cy Tymony has been finding innovative ways to use common items—a talent that naturally led to his Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things series of ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of English in 100 Words
David Crystal.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250003461.  Daedalus Item Code: 43015
 
In this entertaining history of the world's most ubiquitous language, David Crystal draws on a hundred words that illustrate the huge variety of sources, influences, and events that have helped to ... (Read More)
 
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Style & Circumstance: The Gentleperson's Guide to Good Grammar
Phineas J. Caruthers.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781440530623.  Daedalus Item Code: 33061
 
Stressed over syntax? Unsure about noun/verb agreement? Afraid to commit a grammatical faux pas? Fear not, dear reader; in this book you have the perfect guide to proper grammar and style. With ... (Read More)
 
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TIME For Kids: That's Incredible!: The World's Most Unbelievable Facts and Records
Time Magazine Editors.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781603201995.  Daedalus Item Code: 41933
 
Colorful and vividly photographed, this big book for readers 8 to 12 is stuffed with fascinating facts, amazing animals, and superlatives around the world and in outer space. Here you'll find extreme ... (Read More)
 
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An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy: How Manners Shaped the World
Bethanne Patrick.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426208133.  Daedalus Item Code: 41934
 
Did you know that the tradition of offering a toast before drinking alcohol actually does take its roots from burned bread, or that finer restaurants in 1950s America usually offered two ... (Read More)
 
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