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The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618701728.  Daedalus Item Code: N7049
 
In addition to updated usage information from a usage panel of more than 200 experts—including Harold Bloom, Garrison Keillor, Maxine Kumin, and Nina Totenberg—this fourth edition of the American ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
 
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
 
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The Classical Tradition
Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most & Salvatore Settis, eds.
Publisher: Belknap Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674035720.  Daedalus Item Code: 41825
 
How do we get from the polis to the police? Or from Odysseus’s sirens to an ambulance’s? The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, misunderstood, and reworked by every Western culture ... (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 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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A Dictionary of Made-Up Languages: From Elvish to Klingon, The Anwa, Reella, Ealray, Yeht (Real) Origins of Invented Lexicons
Stephen D. Rogers.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781440528170.  Daedalus Item Code: 44070
 
Can you converse in Klingon? Ask an Elf the time of day? Greet a speaker of Esperanto? It seems that the human impulse for language is so strong that it compels some of us to make up our own, and ... (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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Gluttony: A Dictionary for the Indulgent
Jennifer M. Wood, ed.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440528057.  Daedalus Item Code: 30231
 
"Gluttony (GLUHT-n-ee), noun: Excessive indulgence in food and drink." Overindulge in the most debaucherous sin with this delicious little dictionary, and at least find your hunger for words ... (Read More)
 
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How to Speak Brit: The Quintessential Guide to the King's English, Cockney Slang, and Other Flummoxing British Phrases
Christopher J. Moore.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592408986.  Daedalus Item Code: 59073
 
Oscar Wilde once said the British have "everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language." After all, even fluent English speakers can be at sixes and sevens when told to pick ... (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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The Papyrus of Nebseni: Catalogue of the Books of the Dead in the British Museum, Vol. III
Gunther Lapp.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714119564.  Daedalus Item Code: 34276
 
The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan in the British Museum preserves one of the most extensive collections outside Egypt of funerary papyri, among which the greatest number bear texts from the ... (Read More)
 
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Pictorial Webster's Pocket Dictionary
John M. Carrera.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452101644.  Daedalus Item Code: 41102
 
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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