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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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Reader's Digest Quintessential Guide to Saving Money: An A to Z of Ingenious Tips for Stretching Your Dollars
Editors of Reader's Digest.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9781621452485.  Daedalus Item Code: 70649
 
Saving money is often simply a matter of making smart buying choices. This wire-bound guide from the editors of Readers Digest is packed with ideas and methods for cutting household bills, ... (Read More)
 
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Righting the Mother Tongue: From Olde English to Email, the Tangled Story of English Spelling
David Wolman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061369261.  Daedalus Item Code: 72755
 
In this "engaging ramble through our orthographic thickets" (Boston Globe), the author of A Left-Hand Turn Around the World tells the cockamamie story of English spelling. When did ... (Read More)
 
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Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers—From 1,001 Nights to the Seven Wonders of the World
Barnaby Rogerson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781250058836.  Daedalus Item Code: 70060
 
Commerce and science aside, numbers have always been fascinating and essential to civilizations and societies all over the world; indeed some of our most profound symbols and expressions are ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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Say it in Indonesian (Malay)
John U. Wolff.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486244242.  Daedalus Item Code: 10204
 
The Indonesian language unites a nation with nearly a quarter-billion people spread over 17,500 islands. Both the traditional and Malaysian dialect of Indonesian is encompassed in this reference ... (Read More)
 
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