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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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Guide to Seashells of the World: Identification Guide to Seashells with More Than 1,000 Species Illustrated
A.P.H. Oliver.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781552979433.  Daedalus Item Code: 53950
Ideal for beachcombers, artists, and anyone with a fascination for seashells, this beautifully illustrated book is a practical guide for identifying shells from all parts of the world. The book ... (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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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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The Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
Mark Forsyth.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848315983.  Daedalus Item Code: 53284
Based on a BBC Radio 4 program, Mark Forsyth's Horologicon (or book of hours) gives you the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to the hour of the day when you ... (Read More)
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How It Feels to Be Attacked by a Shark: And Other Amazing Life-or-Death Situations!
Michelle Hamer.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781602391918.  Daedalus Item Code: 53996
Most of us will never experience what it feels like to be attacked by a great white shark, but 46-year-old Allan Oppert here tells us exactly what it's like: "When I felt his teeth hit bone, I ... (Read More)
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I Before E (Except After C): Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff
Judy Parkinson.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451846.  Daedalus Item Code: 54519
Remember those handy rhymes and phrases from grade school—"i before e except after c," (vowels); "every good boy does fine," (lines on the music staff); and "thirty days hath September," (the lengths ... (Read More)
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I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot From School
Caroline Taggart.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451822.  Daedalus Item Code: 53954
If you no longer can identify the capital of Chile or the names of the Bennet sisters in Pride and Prejudice; if you don't recall the basics of osmosis or the number of continents in the ... (Read More)
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The Intellectual's Checklist: More than 350 Esoteric Facts, Figures, and Philosophies Only the Smartest People Know
Richard J. Wallace & James V. Wallace.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781440530289.  Daedalus Item Code: 54587
Can you name all five movements of Beethoven's Missa solemnis in D major? Or all of the films that Kurosawa based on Western works? Or Dante's Nine Circles of Hell? If so, you're off to an ... (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 Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
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The Little Red Book of Grandmother's Wisdom
Holly Rubino, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781626360884.  Daedalus Item Code: 52141
For newly minted grandmothers, practiced grandmas, and anyone who understands the true value of seasoned wisdom, this illustrated collection offers more than 250 quotes, musings, opinions, humor, ... (Read More)
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