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The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures
Lesley Alderman.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062074188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51651
Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical; time stands still, and time also flies. Tomorrow is another day, yet there's no time like the present. And despite all of our time-saving devices, ... (Read More)
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Bookmaking: Editing/Design/Production (3rd Edition)
Marshall Lee.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393732962.  Daedalus Item Code: 63199
First issued in 1965, revised in 1979, and now thoroughly reorganized and updated to reflect the profound changes in the bookmaking process and in publishing practices, this is the classic ... (Read More)
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Breton-English/English-Breton Dictionary and Phrasebook
J.F. Conroy.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781805407.  Daedalus Item Code: 62598
In 1950, the peninsula of Brittany in northwest France was home to one million speakers of Breton, a Celtic language akin to Gaelic; after subsequently becoming an endangered species among languages, ... (Read More)
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
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A Celebration of the Household: The Classic Guide to Running Your Home
L.G. Abell.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620877142.  Daedalus Item Code: 52124
Any parent knows that keeping a household in order is no easy task, nor has it ever been.More than a century ago, L.G. Abell compiled a manual with hundreds of household tips, skills, advice, and ... (Read More)
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China: Empire of Living Symbols
Cecilia Lindqvist. Joan Tate, trans.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306816093.  Daedalus Item Code: 63534
The pictorial origins of Chinese ideographs—the many thousands of seemingly abstract forms representing sounds and whole words—were all but forgotten until 1899, when a scholar went to an apothecary ... (Read More)
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Collins Pocket Webster's Thesaurus: Second Edition
Emma McDade, Jennifer Sagala & Paige Weber, eds.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061142048.  Daedalus Item Code: 63511
With some 12,000 entries, listing more than 130,000 synonyms, this compact yet chunky thesaurus is ideal for school, work, or home use, whether you are developing your language skills, writing ... (Read More)
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The Complete SAS Survival Manual
Barry Davies.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616082826.  Daedalus Item Code: 61897
While you will probably never be trained by Britain's Special Air Service (SAS), Barry Davies provides a plausible substitute with this in-depth guide to the elite force's survival tactics. A former ... (Read More)
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The Cranford Companion
Sue Birtwistle & Susie Conklin.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608193059.  Daedalus Item Code: 31883
When Cranford aired on PBS's Masterpiece Classics in 2008, it garnered critical praise from all corners, earned a devoted audience, and secured Emmy nominations in nearly every category. ... (Read More)
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Crossword Solver

Publisher: Igloo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845613273.  Daedalus Item Code: 60438
Don't flounder through your next big crossword. This crossword guide offers more than 100,000 solutions, organized alphabetically within categories, and then further arranged by increasing word ... (Read More)
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A Dictionary of Idiocy: An Utterly Quirky Guide to General Ignorance
Stephen Bayley.
Publisher: Gibson Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906142629.  Daedalus Item Code: 63300
Why do we love mountains? How did fear of drinking from skulls lead to cremation? And where does the word "cocktail" come from? In this endlessly browsable A-to-Z of modern idiocy—beginning with the ... (Read More)
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The Dictionary of Mythology: An A–Z of Themes, Legends and Heroes
J.A. Coleman. George Davidson, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784044787.  Daedalus Item Code: 64236
An engineer and surveyor as well as a logophile and author of several crossword dictionaries, James Coleman produced the encyclopedic first edition of The Dictionary of Mythology in 2007, a ... (Read More)
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