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The Secrets of Codes: Understanding the World of Hidden Messages
Paul Lunde.
 
Publisher: A & C Black
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781408113370
Daedalus Item Code: 42724
 
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The Ultimate Book of Words Students Should Know
Robert W. Bly & Burton Jay Nadler.
 
Publisher: Adams Media
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781440510571
Daedalus Item Code: 42741
 
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The How-To Handbook: Shortcuts and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life
Martin Oliver & Alexandra Johnson.
Publisher: Zest Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936976348.  Daedalus Item Code: 42544
 
Ideal for the young adult preparing for a newly independent life—or anyone who needs or prefers to be more self-reliant—this little handbook offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for 50 ... (Read More)
 
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Symbols: A Universal Language
Joseph Piercy.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430001.  Daedalus Item Code: 42723
 
From Paleolithic cave paintings to the Rosetta Stone, from the dollar sign to the little circle and dash that adorns our modern "on" switches, the author of Slippery Tipples, Are You ... (Read More)
 
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Rising to the Occasion: A Practical Companion for the Occasionally Perplexed
Edith Hazard & Wallace G. Pinfold.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565123298.  Daedalus Item Code: 42556
 
A witty cross between an etiquette book and a Boy Scout manual—the Chicago Tribune praised it as "a combination of know-how and savoir faire"—this little handbook has, since 1993, taught many ... (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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Weedopedia: A Totally Dank A–Z Reefer Reference
Will B. High.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440506451.  Daedalus Item Code: 30243
 
There's more to marijuana than smoking it, says dedicated aficionado "Will B. High," who here describes a remarkably diverse marijuana culture in more than 800 entries, covering everything from ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arabia
Mary Beardwood.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905299942.  Daedalus Item Code: 41743
 
Featuring succinct articles and hundreds of captioned color photographs and illustrations, this panoramic guide for readers 12 and up celebrates the history, culture, and wildlife of the Arabian ... (Read More)
 
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Philip's Guide to Mushrooms & Toadstools of Britain and Northern Europe: An Identification Guide to More than 400 Species of Mushrooms and Toadstools
Geoffrey Kibby.
Publisher: Philip's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780540089369.  Daedalus Item Code: 40739
 
Beautifully, and more important, accurately illustrated with hundreds of color drawings, this book is a rapid identification guide to more than 400 of the larger fungi of Britain and Northern ... (Read More)
 
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For the Love of Letters: The Joy of Slow Communication
John O'Connell.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476718804.  Daedalus Item Code: 42677
 
"The nib touches the paper. And instinctively I follow the old formula: address in top right-hand corner; date just beneath it on the left-hand side. My writing looks weird. I hand-write so ... (Read More)
 
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Samuel R. Wells's How to Behave: The Classic Pocket Manual of Good Manners and Model Behavior
Samuel R. Wells.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440556340.  Daedalus Item Code: 34269
 
Originally published in New York in 1857, this treatise by Samuel Wells—a noted phrenologist and an early promoter of vegetarianism—has taught thousands of men and women how to build and project a ... (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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1. The Queen's English: An A to Zed Guide To Distinctively British Words
C.J. Moore.
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2. Everyday English: How to Say What You Mean and Write Everything Right
Patrick Scrivenor.
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3. The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge: A Desk Reference for the Curious Mind: Revised and Expanded Third Edition
Sam Tanenhaus, intro.
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4. Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus: Second Edition
Christine A. Lindberg, ed. Rick Moody, foreword. Richard Goodman, intro.
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5. The Snark Handbook: Clichés Edition: Overused Buzzwords, Hackneyed Phrases, and Other Misuses of the English Language
Lawrence Dorfman.
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6. Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant
Ian Crofton.
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7. Harper Collins Bible Dictionary: Condensed Edition
Mark Allan Powell, ed.
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8. The Little Book for Girls
M.L. Stratton.
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9. An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy: How Manners Shaped the World
Bethanne Patrick.
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10. The Dickson Baseball Dictionary: Third Edition
Paul Dickson. Skip McAfee, ed.
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