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On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
Simon Garfield. Dava Sobel, foreword.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592407804.  Daedalus Item Code: 38951
 
The author of Mauve and Just My Type, Simon Garfield returns with a delightfully enlightening and entertaining treatise sure to put cartography on the literary map. Where would we be ... (Read More)
 
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The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery: Practical Hints for Handymen, 2nd Edition
John Deere.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781599214610.  Daedalus Item Code: 41867
 
Originally published in the early 1900s by the company that bears the name of blacksmith John Deere (1804–1886) and revised in 1937, this wide-ranging standard text was written to assist farmers and ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus: Second Edition
Christine A. Lindberg, ed. Rick Moody, foreword. Richard Goodman, intro.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195342840.  Daedalus Item Code: 36337
 
A delightfully written—dare we say browsable—reference, the Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus provides more than 300,000 synonyms and 10,000 antonyms, with copious real-life example ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford–River Books English-Thai Dictionary: 2nd Edition

Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199562916.  Daedalus Item Code: 30760
 
This second edition of the world's leading English-Thai desk reference offers more than 110,000 words and phrases in 120,000 translations, capturing the idiomatic, colloquial, spoken, and written ... (Read More)
 
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The Papyrus of Nebseni: Catalogue of the Books of the Dead in the British Museum, Vol. III
Gunther Lapp.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714119564.  Daedalus Item Code: 34276
 
The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan in the British Museum preserves one of the most extensive collections outside Egypt of funerary papyri, among which the greatest number bear texts from the ... (Read More)
 
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Philip's Guide to Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain and Northern Europe: An Identification Guide to More than 400 Species of Mushrooms and Toadstools
Geoffrey Kibby.
Publisher: Philip's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780540089369.  Daedalus Item Code: 40739
 
Beautifully, and more important, accurately illustrated with hundreds of color drawings, this book is a rapid identification guide to more than 400 of the larger fungi of Britain and Northern ... (Read More)
 
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Pictorial Webster's Pocket Dictionary
John M. Carrera.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452101644.  Daedalus Item Code: 41102
 
Presented in alphabetical order, as a "source for creativity in the human brain," this lovely little book is packed with more than 500 engravings that originally appeared in 19th-century Webster's ... (Read More)
 
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The Queen's English: An A to Zed Guide To Distinctively British Words
C.J. Moore.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606523254.  Daedalus Item Code: 40655
 
One need never be flummoxed again. From "chips" and "crumbs" to "spending a penny," here is an indispensable guide to surviving and thriving in the tricky byways of the English language as the ... (Read More)
 
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Ramesside Ostraca
R.J. Demaree.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714119458.  Daedalus Item Code: 34277
 
Ostraca are shards of ancient pottery whose fragmentary texts and illustrations often yield valuable information on their respective cultures. This book examines the British Museum's collection of ... (Read More)
 
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Richard Lederer's Classic Literary Trivia: From Mythology, Shakespeare, and the Bible
Richard Lederer. Barry Blitt, illus.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781423602125.  Daedalus Item Code: 40003
 
Do you know which of these words—dwindle, majestic, or generous—Shakespeare invented? Who was chief among the ancient Greek gods, and which goddess was responsible for love? Or which biblical figure ... (Read More)
 
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Richard Lederer's Literary Trivia
Richard Lederer. Barry Blitt, illus.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781423602118.  Daedalus Item Code: 40004
 
What fictional detective survived an attempted murder by his creator? Which American poet read one of his poems at John F. Kennedy's inauguration? By what name does the world better know Southern ... (Read More)
 
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Rising to the Occasion: A Practical Companion for the Occasionally Perplexed
Edith Hazard & Wallace G. Pinfold.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565123298.  Daedalus Item Code: 42556
 
A witty cross between an etiquette book and a Boy Scout manual—the Chicago Tribune praised it as "a combination of know-how and savoir faire"—this little handbook has, since 1993, taught many ... (Read More)
 
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