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The American Heritage Thesaurus

Publisher: Delta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385338783.  Daedalus Item Code: 13834
 
This thesaurus offers more than 20,000 entries and 150,000 synonyms, with hundreds of "core synonym" guides—sidebars that highlight shades of meaning in a group of related synonyms—as well as cross ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
 
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
 
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Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes
Clifton Fadiman & Andrew Bernard, eds.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316082679.  Daedalus Item Code: 40997
 
Sometimes a good anecdote about a famous figure or a particular situation can be even more telling than a quote—and who should know better than the editors of Bartlett's, the source of famous ... (Read More)
 
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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: Eighteenth Edition
John Bartlett. Geoffrey O'Brien, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316017596.  Daedalus Item Code: 29457
 
For more than 150 years, people have turned to Bartlett's when they want to know exactly what someone said. Completely revised and updated for its 18th edition, and piloted by the Library of ... (Read More)
 
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Berlitz Korean Compact Dictionary: Korean-English/ English-Korean

Publisher: Berlitz.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789812469496.  Daedalus Item Code: 32507
 
Comprehensive yet compact, this Korean-to-English and English-to-Korean dictionary, features more than 40,000 entries. Focusing on modern usage, it includes thousands of idioms, new words, and ... (Read More)
 
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Berlitz Vietnamese Compact Dictionary: Vietnamese-English/ English-Vietnamese

Publisher: Berlitz.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789812469526.  Daedalus Item Code: 32508
 
Comprehensive yet compact, this Vietnamese-to-English and English-to-Vietnamese dictionary, features more than 40,000 entries. Focusing on modern usage, it includes thousands of idioms, new words, ... (Read More)
 
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Big Elephants are Useful: A Compendium of Mnemonics & Idioms
S.J. Hartland.
Publisher: Brown Dog Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781903056288.  Daedalus Item Code: 32291
 
With cartoons sprinkled throughout, this practical and intriguing collection provides hundreds of simple mnemonic phrases and exercises to help you remember awkward spellings, grammatical rules, and ... (Read More)
 
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Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant
Ian Crofton.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857386182.  Daedalus Item Code: 41235
 
Whether you need a refresher or a crash course, the author of Science Without the Boring Bits and The Kings and Queens of England serves up these 200 key concepts of science, ... (Read More)
 
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The Body, Mind, Spirit Miscellany: The Ultimate Collection of Fascinations, Facts, Truths, and Insights
Jane Alexander.
Publisher: Duncan Baird.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844838370.  Daedalus Item Code: 30656
 
From Astanga Yoga and herbal teas to labyrinths and Zoroastrianism, this little book collects insights, wisdom, and advice distilled from the world's spiritual, mystic, arcane, and holistic ... (Read More)
 
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Bright Young Things: A Modern Guide to the Roaring Twenties
Alison Maloney.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780385345255.  Daedalus Item Code: 49028
 
"The flapper awoke from her lethargy of sub-deb-ism, bobbed her hair, put on her choicest pair of earrings and a great deal of audacity and rouge and went into battle," wrote Zelda Fitzgerald in ... (Read More)
 
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British English A to Zed: A Definitive Guide to the Queen's English
Norman W. Schur.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620875773.  Daedalus Item Code: 49006
 
For readers, travelers, and Anglophiles everywhere, this entertaining and authoritative resource—originally published by lexicographer Norman Schur in 1987 and revised twice since—remains a ... (Read More)
 
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The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter: Forgotten Hipster Lines, Tough Guy Talk, and Jive Gems
Alan Axelrod.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616084028.  Daedalus Item Code: 30824
 
Anybody ever called you a dewdropper? A kibitzer? A lounge lizard? If you never knew what the heck they meant—or if you ever wanted to toss around some hip jive yourself—this is the book you need. ... (Read More)
 
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