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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, and ... (Read More)
 
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Biting the Wax Tadpole: Confessions of a Language Fanatic
Elizabeth Little. Ayumi Piland, illus.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385527743.  Daedalus Item Code: 42306
 
When Chinese shopkeepers tried to transcribe Coca-Cola, one set of characters they chose was pronounced "ke-kou ke-la"; it sounded right, but it literally translated as "bite the wax tadpole." ... (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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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable: 18th Edition
Philip Pullman, foreword. Camilla Rockwood, ed.
Publisher: Brewer's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780550104113.  Daedalus Item Code: 41823
 
First published in 1870 by Dr. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, the legendary Brewer’s has been updated many times since then, and so in this 18th edition you will find Harry Potter, blog, designer ... (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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Children's Book-a-Day Almanac
Anita Silvey.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596437081.  Daedalus Item Code: 42464
 
Part almanac—with entries on writers, illustrators, books, and publishers—and part reader's guide to some of the best children's literature and picture books ever produced, this book from former ... (Read More)
 
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The Classical Tradition
Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most & Salvatore Settis, eds.
Publisher: Belknap Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674035720.  Daedalus Item Code: 41825
 
How do we get from the polis to the police? Or from Odysseus’s sirens to an ambulance’s? The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, misunderstood, and reworked by every Western culture ... (Read More)
 
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Cold Meat and How to Disguise It: A Hundred Years of Belt Tightening
Hunter Davies.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780711232778.  Daedalus Item Code: 41250
 
Not only in wartime, but through much of Britain's 20th century, credit has been crunched, the economy battered, prices have gone up, and hopes down. Belt-tightening was the order of the day as all ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Book of Home Improvement: Over 3000 Color Photographs and More than 400 Projects
Julian Cassell, Peter Parham, & Theresa Coleman.
Publisher: Covent Garden Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780756699512.  Daedalus Item Code: 41160
 
With more than 3,000 step-by-step color photos illustrating 400 projects—including altering a ceiling, building a wall, opening a new doorway, and installing a fireplace, as well as simpler tasks ... (Read More)
 
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The Continuum Encyclopedia of Young Adult Literature
Bernice E. Cullinan, Bonnie Kunzel, & Deborah A. Wooten, eds.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780826417107.  Daedalus Item Code: 42572
 
"The remarkable growth of YA literature in recent years is evident in this massive one-volume encyclopedia. The 800 signed entries, written by 200 contributors, include author profiles, trends, and ... (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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