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Simple Rules for Card Games: Instructions and Strategy for Twenty Card Games
Don Rauf.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770433857.  Daedalus Item Code: 43858
 
Presented in a handsome compact volume, perfect for the game shelf, this book not only provides the rules for 20 classic card games—including Crazy 8s, Gin Rummy, Canasta, Whist, Spades, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Smartest Book in the World: A Lexicon of Literacy, A Rancorous Reportage, A Concise Curriculum of Cool
Greg Proops. Jennifer Canaga, illus.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476747040.  Daedalus Item Code: 64581
 
Best known for appearing on the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and for his award-winning podcast The Smartest Man in the World, Greg Proops is also a fountain of historical ... (Read More)
 
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The Superior Person's Second Book of Words
Peter Bowler.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780747561842.  Daedalus Item Code: 72125
 
Have you ever felt like an acephalous dandiprat? Or perhaps you've simply felt unable to dapatically deblaterate to the best of your ability? The secret to being a truly superior person, Peter Bowler ... (Read More)
 
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
 
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
 
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True Ladies and Proper Gentlemen: Victorian Etiquette for Modern-Day Mothers and Fathers, Husbands and Wives, Boys and Girls, Teachers and Students, and More
Sarah A. Chrisman, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781632205827.  Daedalus Item Code: 71849
 
Invasion of privacy; divorce; relationship issues; encounters between people from very different places and cultures; new technologies developing at dizzying speeds—these concerns were as much a part ... (Read More)
 
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Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpit: Untranslatable Insults, Put-Downs and Curses from Around the World
Robert Vanderplank.
Publisher: Boxtree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752226484.  Daedalus Item Code: 64553
 
They're the words you won't learn in any regular language class. Whether borne out of surprise, anger, passion, or humor, curses and insults make up some of the most colorful and profound phrases in ... (Read More)
 
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader: Dog Lover's Companion
Bathroom Readers' Institute.
Publisher: Portable Press.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781592238231.  Daedalus Item Code: 71771
 
Canines have a long history as the Bathroom Reader's favorite pet. Smart, sweet, loyal—they don't give you a lot of sass like some other pets we could mention. From wily mutts to Westminster ... (Read More)
 
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader: Horse Lover's Companion
Bathroom Readers' Institute.
Publisher: Portable Press.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781592239115.  Daedalus Item Code: 71772
 
From the cowboy companions of the Old West to peerless Kentucky Derby winners, from high-stepping Clydesdales to Thumbelina, the smallest horse on record, this horse-lovin' hardback edition from ... (Read More)
 
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Uncle John's Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader
Bathroom Readers' Institute.
Publisher: Bathroom Readers' Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781607109037.  Daedalus Item Code: 71477
 
This all-new 26th edition of the annual Bathroom Reader proves why Uncle John is the undisputed king of throne-room entertainment. This Perpetually Pleasing almanac is overflowing with ... (Read More)
 
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Webster's New Dictionary and Thesaurus
Michael Agnes, ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780470637845.  Daedalus Item Code: 71360
 
Proof that the whole can be greater than the sum of its parts, this combined desk reference presents more than 60,000 dictionary entries (on the upper part of the page) in parallel with ... (Read More)
 
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Wit & Wisdom of Kings & Queens
Maria Pritchard.
Publisher: RW Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781909284173.  Daedalus Item Code: 72117
 
Prince Charles was once quoted as saying "Do you expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress?" while his mother Elizabeth II famously said that "Like all the best ... (Read More)
 
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