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Lincoln on Law, Leadership, and Life
Jonathan W. White.
Publisher: Cumberland House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781492613985.  Daedalus Item Code: 70530
 
Abraham Lincoln's success as a politician was rooted in his experience in the courtroom. Despite a presidency plagued with moral and legal crises, the self-taught prairie lawyer led the nation by ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Celtic Names
Loreto Todd.
Publisher: O'Brien Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847173294.  Daedalus Item Code: 73412
 
From familiar selections like Kenneth and Nora to such uncommon choices as Ynyr and Oanez, this dictionary includes more than 500 Celtic names from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of ... (Read More)
 
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Manners for Millionaires
Brummell & Beau.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712357241.  Daedalus Item Code: 73284
 
First published in 1900, this satirical guide to conduct for the nouveau riche answers such burning questions as whether your current poodle may be exchanged for a larger model, the merits of the ... (Read More)
 
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Manners for Schoolboys
J. Robinson.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712357463.  Daedalus Item Code: 73285
 
"Boys will be boys," the saying goes; as this fascinating little manual maintains, however, there is always room for improvement. First published in 1829, it offers forthright advice to young ... (Read More)
 
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A Miscellany of Murder: From History and Literature to True Crime and Television, a Killer Selection of Trivia
The Monday Murder Club.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440525933.  Daedalus Item Code: 73915
 
How many people did Agatha Christie kill with her pen? What was Jack the Ripper's supposed occupation? And why is Adelaide, Australia, called the "City of Corpses?" With chapters devoted to each of ... (Read More)
 
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Mr Key's Shorter Potted Brief, Brief Lives
Frank Key.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781472115232.  Daedalus Item Code: 64481
 
Having considered writing an update of John Aubrey's Brief Lives, Frank Key concluded that some books are unimproveable, and instead opted to collect a single, unadorned fact about each of his ... (Read More)
 
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My Dad Had That Car: A Nostalgic Look at the American Automobile, 19201990
Tad Burness. Matt Stone, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780316430913.  Daedalus Item Code: 79308
 
From the 1970s, when he began publishing his encyclopedic car spotter's guides, Tad Burness's ongoing labor of love informed and excited generations of car fans in the years before the Internet made ... (Read More)
 
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The New England Economical Housekeeper, and Family Receipt Book: American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
Esther A. Howland. Barbara Lynch, intro.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781449431747.  Daedalus Item Code: 72527
 
First published in 1844, Esther Howland's multifaceted regional cookbook has a strong emphasis on thrift and self-reliance in the home, themes that reflected her New England heritage; it is reprinted ... (Read More)
 
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The Novel Cure: An AZ of Literary Remedies
Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780857864208.  Daedalus Item Code: 70123
 
If you believe that books like To Kill a Mockingbird and The Great Gatsby are more than just page-turners, you may well be right. While we generally read novels for entertainment, ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang
Grant Barrett, ed. James Carville & Mary Matalin, intro.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195304473.  Daedalus Item Code: 72749
 
In this unique lexicon of a rich and colorful segment of our language, readers will find entries for such terms as Beltway bandit and boondoggle, angry white male and leg ... (Read More)
 
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Pictorial Webster's Pocket Dictionary
John M. Carrera.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781452101644.  Daedalus Item Code: 71185
 
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 Pocket Enquire Within: A Guide to the Niceties and Necessities of Victorian Domestic Life
George Armstrong, ed.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847945846.  Daedalus Item Code: 73724
 
What is the correct way to carve a partridge? Can egg whites be used to repair broken china? And how should leeches be applied? First published in 1856, this guide to domestic life is packed with ... (Read More)
 
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