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Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures
Arthur Conan Doyle. Mark Gatiss & Steven Moffat, intro.
Publisher: Pegasus
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781681772103
Daedalus Item Code: 73985
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American Museum of Natural History: Nature's Art Pen and Pencil Set
E.A. Séguy et al., illus.
Publisher: Galison
ISBN: 9780735339873
Daedalus Item Code: 76411
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World War I and World War II
H.P. Willmott, Robin Cross & Charles Messenger.
Publisher: DK Publishing
Format: 2 vols.
ISBN: 9781465433572
Daedalus Item Code: 73813
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Back to the Garden: Nature and the Mediterranean World from ...
James M.S. McGregor.
Publisher: Yale
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780300197464
Daedalus Item Code: 72233
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The Mathematician's Shiva
Stuart Rojstaczer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126317.  Daedalus Item Code: 73791
(Winner of the 2014 National Jewish Book Award for Outstanding Debut Fiction) Even though she may have been the greatest female mathematician in history, Sasha Karnokovitch just wants to mourn ... (Read More)
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Wild Sex: The Science Behind Mating in the Animal Kingdom
Carin Bondar.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781681771663.  Daedalus Item Code: 73995
It's not just the birds and the bees; every member of the animal kingdom does it, from fruit flies to blue whales. And if you think humans have a tough time dating, try having to do it while being ... (Read More)
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Hits-the-Spot Backscratcher

Publisher: Kikkerland.   Format: .
UPC: 436123930007.  Daedalus Item Code: 76454
Extending to more than 20 inches long, this chromed back scratcher has no problem reaching those tricky spots—yet it telescopes down to less than 7 inches, making it just the right size to drop into ... (Read More)
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A History of Marriage
Elizabeth Abbott.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715641705.  Daedalus Item Code: 73939
(Finalist for the 2010 Governor General's Award) What did getting married mean to ordinary people 100—or 500—years ago? How long did an average marriage last and what were a couple's ... (Read More)
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Gretel and the Case of the Missing Frog Prints: A Brothers Grimm Mystery
P.J. Brackston.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605989457.  Daedalus Item Code: 73973
Bavaria, 1776. When Albrecht Dürer the Much Much Younger's treasured Frog Prints go missing, he knows exactly where to turn for help. Now 35 and still living with her gluttonous brother Hans, Gretel ... (Read More)
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Houdini and Conan Doyle: The Great Magician and the Inventor of Sherlock Holmes: Friends of Genius. Deadly Rivals
Christopher Sandford.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780715642801.  Daedalus Item Code: 73941
The creator of the ultra-rational Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle had an unshakable faith in spiritualism, believing that psychics could put him in touch with his departed loved ones; after his ... (Read More)
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World in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement
Robert P. Crease.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072983.  Daedalus Item Code: 73996
It might not sound like world-making stuff, but millions of transactions each day depend on a reliable network of standard weights and measures, which in commercial terms is comparable only to the ... (Read More)
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The Eagle and the Rising Sun: The Japanese-American War, 1941–1943: Pearl Harbor through Guadalcanal
Alan Schom.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393326284.  Daedalus Item Code: 73972
In his fresh and provocative account of the greatest naval campaign ever fought, Napoleonic historian Alan Schom turns to the Pacific in World War II and argues that the conflict was in neither the ... (Read More)
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