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Style & Circumstance: The Gentleperson's Guide to Good Grammar
Phineas J. Caruthers.
 
Publisher: Adams Media
Format: laminated cover
ISBN: 9781440530623
Daedalus Item Code: 33061
 
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An Apple a Day: Old-Fashioned Proverbs—Timeless Words to Live By
Caroline Taggart.
 
Publisher: Reader's Digest
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781606521915
Daedalus Item Code: 43731
 
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The Concise Animal Encyclopedia: An Authoritative Survey of the Animal Kingdom
Averil Moffat, ed.
Publisher: Weldon Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781742522517.  Daedalus Item Code: 43441
 
Gorgeously illustrated with more than 2,000 animal drawings, along with hundreds of diagrams, maps, and color photos, this is a wide-ranging visual reference to the world's animals. The first section ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Easy Learning German in a Click

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9780877795605.  Daedalus Item Code: 31139
 
Learn the essentials of German for everyday situations in just 12 steps with this interactive online language system from Merriam-Webster. You'll be able to listen to conversations between native ... (Read More)
 
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Colour Oxford Thesaurus

Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780198614500.  Daedalus Item Code: 43572
 
When you need just the right word (or you've used the right word once or twice already, and you'd like to mix it up a bit), this stout, palm-sized thesaurus is the ideal compact reference. Here are ... (Read More)
 
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The Ultimate Book of Business and Legal Words You Should Know
H. Dean McKay, P.T. Shank, Corey Sandler & Janice Keefe.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440510588.  Daedalus Item Code: 42740
 
Don't be out-jargoned at your next brainstorming session, contract signing, or consultant review—this A-to-Z guide defines hundreds of business buzzwords, legal terms, financial concepts, and ... (Read More)
 
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Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter Writing
Liz Williams.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843177135.  Daedalus Item Code: 42875
 
From the early Greek philosophers to the novels of Jane Austen, letter-writing has played a defining role in shaping our culture and our civilization. And while e-mails and text messages may be ... (Read More)
 
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Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It
Gabriel Wyner.
Publisher: Harmony.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385348119.  Daedalus Item Code: 49589
 
For those who've despaired of ever learning a foreign language, this book from the creator of Fluent-Forever.com reveals how to tap into the brain's natural ability to acquire language. Gabriel Wyner ... (Read More)
 
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The Quotable Drunkard: Words of Wit, Wisdom, and Philosophy From the Bottom of the Glass
Steven Kates.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440512643.  Daedalus Item Code: 43153
 
"Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite," said W.C. Fields, "and furthermore, always carry a small snake." From across the table and under the table at pubs, alehouses, wine bars, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Pill Book: New and Revised 15th Edition
Harold M. Silverman, ed.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385364089.  Daedalus Item Code: 43443
 
Since 1979, The Pill Book has been providing official, FDA-approved information on more than 1800 of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, with guidelines from leading ... (Read More)
 
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Colour Oxford Dictionary & Thesaurus

Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199579334.  Daedalus Item Code: 43571
 
A very handy little book to have, this chunky reference tome from the dean of dictionaries defines more than 40,000 words and phrases in British and American English, with more than 65,000 synonyms. ... (Read More)
 
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The First Book of Seconds: 220 of the Most Random, Remarkable, Respectable (and Regrettable) Runners-Up and Their Almost Claim to Fame
Matthew Murrie & Steve Murrie.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440507526.  Daedalus Item Code: 43152
 
Susan Lucci, Al Gore, the Buffalo Bills—they all won fame by coming in second, though they are the exception to the rule. In general, runners-up are doomed to dwell in obscurity, despite having come ... (Read More)
 
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