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All In a Word: 100 Delightful Excursions into the Uses and Abuses of Words
Vivian Cook.
Publisher: Melville House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781935554226.  Daedalus Item Code: 41068
 
How do we learn words as a child? How are words coined, and why do they die out? Why are some never spoken, and others never written? British linguistics professor Vivian Cook—author of ... (Read More)
 
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The American Heritage Thesaurus

Publisher: Delta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385338783.  Daedalus Item Code: 13834
 
This thesaurus offers more than 20,000 entries and 150,000 synonyms, with hundreds of "core synonym" guides—sidebars that highlight shades of meaning in a group of related synonyms—as well as cross ... (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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Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History
Eduardo Galeano. Mark Fried, trans.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846147661.  Daedalus Item Code: 52499
 
Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of this fragmentary history from Lannan Prize winner Eduardo Galeano has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from that date of the calendar ... (Read More)
 
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Children's Book-a-Day Almanac
Anita Silvey.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596437081.  Daedalus Item Code: 42464
 
Part almanac—with entries on writers, illustrators, books, and publishers—and part reader's guide to some of the best children's literature and picture books ever produced, this book from former ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Book of Home Improvement: Over 3000 Color Photographs and More than 400 Projects
Julian Cassell, Peter Parham, & Theresa Coleman.
Publisher: Covent Garden Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780756699512.  Daedalus Item Code: 41160
 
With more than 3,000 step-by-step color photos illustrating 400 projects—including altering a ceiling, building a wall, opening a new doorway, and installing a fireplace, as well as simpler tasks ... (Read More)
 
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Dictionary of Accounting Terms: Barron's Business Guides, Fifth Edition
Jae K. Shim & Joel G. Siegel.
Publisher: Barrons.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764143106.  Daedalus Item Code: 43221
 
This fifth edition of the popular quick-reference dictionary defines more than 2500 accounting, auditing, compliance, and tax-related terms. It covers financial accounting and reporting, managerial ... (Read More)
 
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The Essential Batman Encyclopedia: The Ultimate Guide to the Man Behind the Mask...and the Mythology Behind the Man
Robert Greenberger.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780307292230.  Daedalus Item Code: 51634
 
Batman swooped into popular culture in 1939, and in the decades since his legend has only grown through television programs, feature films, and countless comics and graphic novels. One of the leading ... (Read More)
 
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Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever
Kathy Benjamin.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440557071.  Daedalus Item Code: 44065
 
The hereafter may still be part of the great unknown, but here humorist and trivia maven Kathy Benjamin unearths the rich, often dark history of funeral rites around the world. From having a portrait ... (Read More)
 
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Gray's Anatomy
Henry Gray. Henry Carter, illus. George Davidson, intro.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781782124269.  Daedalus Item Code: 52194
 
First published in 1858 as Henry Gray's Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical, the reference volume produced by surgeon Gray and illustrated by anatomist and artist Henry Vandyke Carter is the most ... (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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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
 
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
 
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