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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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The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper
Kate Ascher.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203039.  Daedalus Item Code: 53211
Although skyscrapers were conceived of as "cathedrals of commerce," they have increasingly been used as living spaces for millions of people worldwide. Having illuminated the wonder of our everyday ... (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 Devotional—Health: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Digest a Daily Dose of Wellness Wisdom
David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim & Bruce K. Young.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605299495.  Daedalus Item Code: 32618
In this fourth installment of the Intellectual Devotional series, Noah Oppenheim and David Kidder have partnered with obstetrician Bruce K. Young to offer a year's worth of medical knowledge and ... (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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Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage
Paul N. Hasluck.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616086787.  Daedalus Item Code: 52138
Originally published in 1905, with more than 200 engraved illustrations, this handbook covers everything from the basics of rope formation to tying useful knots, splicing rope, working with cordage, ... (Read More)
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The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of "Proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park
Jack Lynch.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31909
In its long history, the English language has had many lawmakers—those who have tried to regulate, politicize, or otherwise organize the way we speak. English professor and Samuel Johnson scholar ... (Read More)
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