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The Knot Book
Geoffrey Budworth.
 
Publisher: Robinson
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780716023043
Daedalus Item Code: 51096
 
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Dutch: Biography of a Language
Roland Willemyns.
 
Publisher: Oxford
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780199858712
Daedalus Item Code: 50825
 
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Oxford French Mini Dictionary: Fifth Edition

Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199692644.  Daedalus Item Code: 50764
 
This trés petit French-English/English-French dictionary—less than 3 1/2 inches wide—lists more than 100,000 words, phrases, and translations. Headwords and examples are given in blue, making ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures
Lesley Alderman.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062074188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51651
 
Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical; time stands still, and time also flies. Tomorrow is another day, yet there's no time like the present. And despite all of our time-saving devices, ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford English Mini Dictionary: Seventh Edition
Catherine Soanes, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199692415.  Daedalus Item Code: 50765
 
The seventh edition of this pocketable gem—less than 3 1/2 inches wide—offers accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with more than 90,000 entries based on the Oxford ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford Essential World Atlas: Sixth Edition

Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199829828.  Daedalus Item Code: 50766
 
A great book to have on hand whether you're a traveler or a student, this sixth edition of Oxford's atlas features indexed, full-color maps, as well as statistics on the area, population, and annual ... (Read More)
 
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms: American English Idiomatic Expressions and Phrases: Second Edition
Christine Ammer.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547676586.  Daedalus Item Code: 51427
 
"This excellent survey of almost 10,000 contemporary idioms has a clear format and large type.... In addition to idioms, the dictionary includes common figures of speech, formula phrases such as ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford Mini Thesaurus: Fourth Edition
Sara Hawker & Lucy Hollingworth, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199692620.  Daedalus Item Code: 50767
 
Expeditious, encyclopedic, and eminently transportable, this Lilliputian thesaurus is just the thing when one's pocket, bag, or cramped quarters should contain a resource for 50-cent words. Within ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Times Front Pages 1851–2012: Revised and Updated
Bill Keller, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603762977.  Daedalus Item Code: 51642
 
For over a century and a half the New York Times has offered "All the News That's Fit to Print" (although that famous slogan didn't appear until 1897). The front pages from those editions form ... (Read More)
 
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The Sexual Life of English: Languages of Caste and Desire in Colonial India
Shefali Chandra.
Publisher: Duke.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780822352273.  Daedalus Item Code: 51279
 
Examining the process through which English became an Indian language, Shefali Chandra rejects the idea that English was fully formed prior to its life in India, or that it was imposed from without. ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Dildrams and Talking Whiff-Whaff: A General Dictionary of Provincialisms, Written with a View to Rescue from Oblivion the Fast Fading Relics of By-Gone Days
William Holloway. David Crystal, foreword.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402363.  Daedalus Item Code: 51474
 
Though it joins many a modern compendium of colorful English cant, this particular dictionary was written in 1839 by William Holloway (1786–1870), who sought to capture the rich language of regional ... (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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