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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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Hamlyn Guide: Trees of Britain and Europe: Over 1000 Illustrations in Colour
C.J. Humphries, J.R. Press & D.A. Sutton. I. Garrard, T. Hayward & D. More, illus.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753725283.  Daedalus Item Code: 52836
 
This easy-to-use identification guide describes more than 400 species of trees, many of which are common to North America as well. An illustrated key makes it a straightforward process to match any ... (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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I Used to Know That: Shakespeare: Stuff You Forgot From School
Liz Evers.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606522462.  Daedalus Item Code: 63574
 
Everyone knows his name, and most English speakers have studied him at some point, but the scope of Shakespeare's influence on our culture is so vast that we can all be forgiven for not remembering ... (Read More)
 
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Infographica: The World as You Have Never Seen it Before
Martin & Simon Toseland.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623650049.  Daedalus Item Code: 63133
 
The world's hottest chilies, untimely deaths of rock legends, unpaid diplomat parking fines in New York City, most expensive weddings, largest cannabis seizures, longest bungee jumps, the bite ... (Read More)
 
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Irish Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ireland
Dermot McEvoy.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781629145167.  Daedalus Item Code: 61903
 
Illustrated with color photos throughout, this lighthearted traipse through Irish culture, folklore, and history is both a guide and a celebration of what it is that makes the Irish so Irish. From ... (Read More)
 
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Kings & Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
 
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Genius
Keith Souter. Fiona McDonald, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780752458687.  Daedalus Item Code: 61297
 
At any party, there's always someone who stands out from the crowd because he or she speaks more intelligently and tells better jokes than nearly anyone else. If you've ever wished you were as ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Great Britain
Neil R. Storey.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752471143.  Daedalus Item Code: 62655
 
Also the author of such oddly entertaining tomes as Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain and A Grim Almanac of Essex, historian Neil Storey here dedicates himself to digging up ... (Read More)
 
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Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a Witch, Colonize a Nation, Impress a Girl, Make a Zombie, Start Your Own Religion
Maggie Koerth-Baker., with Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattiekudur.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061251481.  Daedalus Item Code: 63514
 
Go ahead—be amazing. Who says you can't? Certainly not Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur, who met as freshmen at Duke University and parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue of ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made Us Who We Are
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447221692.  Daedalus Item Code: 54841
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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