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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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Gluttony: A Dictionary for the Indulgent
Jennifer M. Wood, ed.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440528057.  Daedalus Item Code: 30231
 
"Gluttony (GLUHT-n-ee), noun: Excessive indulgence in food and drink." Overindulge in the most debaucherous sin with this delicious little dictionary, and at least find your hunger for words ... (Read More)
 
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Harper Collins Bible Dictionary: Condensed Edition
Mark Allan Powell, ed.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061469077.  Daedalus Item Code: 41444
 
The product of dozens of leading biblical scholars, with more than 3,000 entries and hundreds of illustrations and maps, this condensed edition of the Bible Dictionary is ideal for Bible ... (Read More)
 
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Hew, Screw, and 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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How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
Erin Bried.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345525093.  Daedalus Item Code: 42311
 
Having endured the Great Depression and World War II, they weren't called the "Greatest Generation" for nothing—our grandparents had a wide range of skills that are hardly universal anymore, ... (Read More)
 
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The How-To Handbook: Shortcuts and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life
Martin Oliver & Alexandra Johnson.
Publisher: Zest Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936976348.  Daedalus Item Code: 42544
 
Ideal for the young adult preparing for a newly independent life—or anyone who needs or prefers to be more self-reliant—this little handbook offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for 50 ... (Read More)
 
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The Insult Dictionary: History's Best Slights, Street Talk, and Slang
Julie Tibbott.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621450665.  Daedalus Item Code: 42694
 
From the Roman to the Shakespearean, from pirate bilge to gumshoe patter, some of the most creative, memorable, and entertaining applications of language through the ages have been invented to tell ... (Read More)
 
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The Intellectual Devotional American History: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently About Out Nation's Past
David S. Kidder & Noah H. Oppenheim.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609614676.  Daedalus Item Code: 41164
 
Modeled after bedside books of prayer and contemplation, David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim's original Intellectual Devotional offered secular wisdom and cerebral nourishment through a year's ... (Read More)
 
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Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter Writing
Liz Williams.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843177135.  Daedalus Item Code: 42875
 
From the early Greek philosophers to the novels of Jane Austen, letter-writing has played a defining role in shaping our culture and our civilization. And while e-mails and text messages may be ... (Read More)
 
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Language: The Cultural Tool
Daniel L. Everett.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378538.  Daedalus Item Code: 40720
 
In recent years the prevailing opinion among many academics has been that language is embedded in our genes, existing as an innate and instinctual part of us. But linguist Daniel Everett argues that ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Lingua Franca: English Until the Return of Babel
Nicholas Ostler.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717719.  Daedalus Item Code: 31932
 
The author of Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin and Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, Nicholas Ostler here portrays English as the last in a long line of lingua ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book for Girls
M.L. Stratton.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440528965.  Daedalus Item Code: 41372
 
Make Buttermilk Butterflies or watch Harriet the Spy together, play Old Maid or learn "The Owl and the Pussycat" by heart, create your own jewelry from household bits and pieces or make a tutu ... (Read More)
 
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