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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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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 Grammar and I Or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right
Caroline Taggart & J.A. Wines.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451839.  Daedalus Item Code: 71310
 
A refresher course for anyone who has ever been stumped by spelling confusion, dangling modifiers, or split infinitives—or for those who don't even know what those are—this little handbook offers ... (Read More)
 
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My Dad Had That Car: A Nostalgic Look at the American Automobile, 1920–1990
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 A–Z 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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Oxford School Thesaurus (pap)
Robert Allen, ed. John Mannion, literary consultant.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780192756947.  Daedalus Item Code: 70585
 
This easy-to-use compact thesaurus provides thousands of imaginative synonyms, with modern sample sentences. Tinted panels present more specific synonyms for words that are often overused, as well as ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford Student's Dictionary (pap)
Robert Allen, ed. Andrew Delahunty, literary consultant.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780192757036.  Daedalus Item Code: 70583
 
With thousands of cross-curricular words and phrases, and sample sentences and context to show how language is used in practice, this compact British dictionary offers thorough vocabulary coverage ... (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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Quotable Wisdom: The Irish
Carol Kelly-Gangi, ed.
Publisher: Fall River.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781454911173.  Daedalus Item Code: 71663
 
"The hospitality of an Irishman is not the running account of posted and ledgered courtesies, as in other countries," said the great Irish political leader Daniel O'Connell; "it springs, like all his ... (Read More)
 
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