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Reference
#1
5 People Who Died During Sex: And 100 Other Terribly Tasteless Lists
Karl Shaw.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767920599.  Daedalus Item Code: 42302
 
Prepare to be amazed, appalled, disgusted—and of course thoroughly entertained—by this compendium of indelicate oddities. Karl Shaw, who also gave us Royal Babylon: The Alarming History of ... (Read More)
 
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#2
The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge: A Desk Reference for the Curious Mind: Revised and Expanded Third Edition
Sam Tanenhaus, intro.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312643027.  Daedalus Item Code: 41445
 
The New York Times has been gathering and providing reliable information on human affairs and the natural world for more than 160 years, and that enormous base of knowledge is crystallized in ... (Read More)
 
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#3
Sears, Roebuck & Co.: Catalogue No. 114

Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616088736.  Daedalus Item Code: 42158
 
It was massive beyond all comprehension, it was incredibly cheap, and it had everything from horse buggies to church organs in stock. Sears, Roebuck & Co. at the turn of the 20th century was the ... (Read More)
 
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#4
Don't Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats: and 366 Other Bits of Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon Times
Kathryn & Ross Petras.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780761156147.  Daedalus Item Code: 42026
 
When life hands you lemons, it's inspiring to hear from people who've made (and drunk) the lemonade. People who've been there and done that, who've graduated from the school of hard knocks and never ... (Read More)
 
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#5
The Little Book for Girls
M.L. Stratton.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440528965.  Daedalus Item Code: 41372
 
Make Buttermilk Butterflies or watch Harriet the Spy together, play Old Maid or learn "The Owl and the Pussycat" by heart, create your own jewelry from household bits and pieces or make a tutu ... (Read More)
 
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#6
Harper Collins Bible Dictionary: Condensed Edition
Mark Allan Powell, ed.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061469077.  Daedalus Item Code: 41444
 
The product of dozens of leading biblical scholars, with more than 3,000 entries and hundreds of illustrations and maps, this condensed edition of the Bible Dictionary is ideal for Bible ... (Read More)
 
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#7
The Facts on File Dictionary of Cliches: Meanings and Origins of Thousands of Terms and Expressions (Second Edition)
Christine Ammer.
Publisher: Checkmark Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780816062805.  Daedalus Item Code: 42648
 
Also the author of The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, etymological language maven Christine Ammer here offers an enlightening and entertaining reference to nearly 4,000 clichés. ... (Read More)
 
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#8
The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom
Ed Koch. Gregg Stebben & Jason Katzman, eds.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781616083724.  Daedalus Item Code: 30825
 
"I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them," former New York mayor Ed Koch famously quipped, and here he pilots a book full of such Big Apple chutzpah, refreshingly blunt observations, and eloquent ... (Read More)
 
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#9
AA Phrasebook/Spanish

Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780749556693.  Daedalus Item Code: 32501
 
With more than 2,000 commonly used words and essential phrases, this compact book covers all the subjects and situations you are likely to encounter on your visit, from reserving a room for the night ... (Read More)
 
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#10
The Bedside Baccalaureate: A Handy Daily Cerebral Primer to Fill in the Gaps, Refresh Your Knowledge & Impress Yourself & Other Intellectuals
David Rubel, ed.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402756320.  Daedalus Item Code: 42688
 
Fill the gaps in your education and give your brain a daily dose of knowledge to chew on with this one-volume refresher course. Ranging from Rocket Science to Revolutionary France, from the Hudson ... (Read More)
 
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