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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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Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions
John Farndon. Libby Purves, intro.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848311329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62387
Does a Girl Scout have a political agenda? If you're not in California, how do you know it exists? And what happens when you drop an ant? Here John Farndon—who is after all a Cambridge ... (Read More)
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The Duchess of Northumberland's Little Book of Poisons, Potions and Aphrodisiacs
The Duchess of Northumberland.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752494517.  Daedalus Item Code: 54404
The founder of the notorious Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle and author of The Poison Diaries, the current Duchess of Northumberland, Jane Percy, gives us this lovely little handbook on potent ... (Read More)
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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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German-English English-German: Dictionary and Phrasebook
Michael Jelden.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781808576.  Daedalus Item Code: 62604
Ideal for the traveler or businessperson in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland, this two-way dictionary and language guide contains 5,000 entries, with noun gender, article, and verb category. The ... (Read More)
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The Grove Dictionary of American Music, Second Edition (8 Vols.)
Charles Hiroshi Garrett, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 8 set.
ISBN: 9780195314281.  Daedalus Item Code: 63881
The largest, most comprehensive reference on American music ever produced, this second edition of The Grove Dictionary reflects the growth in scholarship that the four-volume first edition ... (Read More)
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The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, Second Edition (5 Vols.)
Laurence Libin, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 5 set.
ISBN: 9780199743391.  Daedalus Item Code: 63882
Thirty years ago, the three-volume first edition of this dictionary was met with wide acclaim and went on to become an essential library research tool. This five-volume second edition—the work of ... (Read More)
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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (5 Vols.)
Joan Marter, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 5 set.
ISBN: 9780195335798.  Daedalus Item Code: 63883
(Named a 2011 Booklist Editors' Choice, American Library Association Outstanding Reference Source, and Library Journal Best Reference) Taking the American art content from Grove ... (Read More)
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The Handy Personal Finance Answer Book: Your Smart Reference
Paul A.Tucci.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578593224.  Daedalus Item Code: 60048
What are some basic steps to becoming financially successful? How do you know if a prospective online bank is legitimate? What are some of the biggest mistakes that individual investors make? What ... (Read More)
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Harrap's Rude French: An Alternative French Phrasebook
Georges Pilard.
Publisher: Harrap.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780245607844.  Daedalus Item Code: 62956
Want to speak like a local? Or maybe curse like one? This revised and expanded edition of Harrap's cartoon-illustrated alternative French phrasebook explores the seamier side of the French language, ... (Read More)
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Hew, Screw & 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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