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Collins Beginner's French Verbs & Practice: Hundreds of Exercises for ...

 
Publisher: Collins Reference
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062191762
Daedalus Item Code: 53188
 
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World War II in Numbers: An Infographic Guide to the Conflict, Its ...
Peter Doyle.
 
Publisher: Firefly
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ISBN: 9781770851955
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Oxford Treasury of Sayings & Quotations: Fourth Edition
Susan Ratcliffe, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199609123.  Daedalus Item Code: 50949
 
From Thomas Jefferson's memorable "fire bell in the night," to the Russian proverb "Do not call a wolf to help you against the dogs," and the English saying "Don't sell the skin till you have caught ... (Read More)
 
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If You Can't Say Anything Nice, Say It in Yiddish: The Book of Yiddish Insults and Curses
Lita Epstein.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849544160.  Daedalus Item Code: 53286
 
Yiddish—the most colorful tongue in the history of mankind. What other language gives you a whole dictionary of ways to tell the putzes and kvetchers of the world to drop dead? In these ... (Read More)
 
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Cassell's German & English Dictionary
Compiled by H.-C. Sasse, J. Horne & Charlotte Dixon.
Publisher: Wiley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780020248507.  Daedalus Item Code: 52627
 
Ideal for traveling, studying, or tracking down written meanings, this compact German-English dictionary offers more than 35,000 entries covering daily conversation as well as technical and ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford Concise Dictionary of Music: Fifth Edition
Michael Kennedy & Joyce Bourne.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199203833.  Daedalus Item Code: 50931
 
Derived from the classic Oxford Dictionary of Music, this is a rich mine of information for music lovers. This fifth edition contains more than 200 new entries, including information on some ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780877798095.  Daedalus Item Code: 52492
 
This college-level desk dictionary—the source for many of Merriam-Webster's reference materials—contains 225,000 clear and precise definitions in 165,000 entries, including 10,000 new words, as well ... (Read More)
 
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Plants of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Wildflowers, Grasses, Aquatic Vegetation, Trees, Shrubs & Other Flora
Lytton John Musselman & David A. Knepper.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781421404981.  Daedalus Item Code: 53033
 
Buttonbush, Hercules' club, panic grass, tearthumb, beach spurge, sea rocket, ladies' tresses—these are a few of the wild plants presented in this guide to plants of the Chesapeake Bay. More than 100 ... (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 de-clutter 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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Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and Other Typographical Curiosities
Keith Houston.
Publisher: Particular Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846146473.  Daedalus Item Code: 52721
 
Every character we write or type is a link to the past, claims Keith Houston, and his book—which features 75 black and white illustrations—charts the lives of some of the most intriguing examples. ... (Read More)
 
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1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think
Robert Arp, ed. Arthur Caplan, preface.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476705729.  Daedalus Item Code: 52486
 
From the ancient wisdom of Confucius and Plato to today's cutting-edge thinkers, this chunky, abundantly illustrated history of ideas offers a smorgasbord of enlightenment and amusement for the ... (Read More)
 
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Random House Webster's Pocket Rhyming Dictionary: Over 30,000 Words: The Essential Resource for Writers, Poets, and Songwriters (Second Edtion)

Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375705144.  Daedalus Item Code: 52219
 
This intriguing, pocketable little dictionary is, as it purports to be, a listing of more than 30,000 words organized alphabetically into one-syllable and two-syllable rhymes, from simple endings ... (Read More)
 
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