Dictionaries, Atlases

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CARD CATALOG: BOOKS, CARDS, AND LITERARY TREASURES

The Library of Congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word and to the history of our most beloved books.
April 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 224 Pages |
$35.00
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SECRET LANGUAGE OF ASTROLOGY: THE ILLUSTRATED KEY TO UNLOCKING THE SECRETS OF THE STARS

Written by Gillett, Roy
A beautifully illustrated practical guide to astrology - with a unique AstrolabeTM weblink that allows you to download personalised birth charts for free, in a matter of moments. What is the effect of each of the planets on your zodiac sign? What is the influence of the 12 "houses"? What are "aspects" and how do they relate to your birth chart?
March 7, 2017 | Paperback | Watkins Publishing |
$19.95
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC COMPACT ATLAS OF THE WORLD, SECOND EDITION

Written by National Geographic
Beautiful, accurate, and up-to-the-minute, this completely updated mini atlas puts the entire world in the palm of your hand in an amazingly accessible format. National Geographic's maps and atlases are critically acclaimed and world-renowned for their accuracy, originality, authoritative content, and clean design.
July 11, 2017 | Paperback | National Geographic Society | 256 Pages |
$14.99
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TABLE MANNERS: HOW TO BEHAVE IN THE MODERN WORLD AND WHY BOTHER

Written by Tower, Jeremiah
An authoritative and witty guide to modern table manners for all occasions by one of the world's most acclaimed chefs and restaurateursWhen can you photograph your food? What do you do when you're running late? What can you eat with your hands?
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 160 Pages |
$20.00
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AND THEN YOU'RE DEAD: WHAT REALLY HAPPENS IF YOU GET SWALLOWED BY A WHALE, ARE SHOT FROM A CANNON, OR GO BARRELING OVER NIAGARA

Written by Doherty, Paul
A gleefully gruesome look at the actual science behind the most outlandish, cartoonish, and impossible deaths you can imagine What would happen if you took a swim outside a deep-sea submarine wearing only a swimsuit? How long could you last if you stood on the surface of the sun? How far could you actually get in digging a hole to China?
April 4, 2017 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 256 Pages |
$16.00

FLYING SAUCERS ARE REAL!

Written by Womack, Jack
Flying Saucers Are Real! is a catalogue of the Jack Womack UFO library and a history of one of the 20th century's most pervasive subcultures. The collection presents an unknown wealth of images taken from mid-century flying saucer books and extensive text by the author-collector outlining the history of the UFO phenomenon and opining on the selections.
September 16, 2016 | Paperback | Anthology Editions | 288 Pages |
$40.00
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HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY AND NEVER BE FOUND

Written by Richmond, Doug
Heavy-duty disappearing techniques for those with a need to know. This book tells you how to pull off a disappearance and how to stay free and never be found. It analyzes all the ways you could be found by whoever might be looking for you. How to plan & new I. D. for disappearance. Even Pseudocide to make your pursuers think you are dead.
January 1, 1996 | Paperback | Desert Publications | 107 Pages |
$25.02
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LITERARY WONDERLANDS: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREATEST FICTIONAL WORLDS EVER CREATED

A glorious collection that delves deep into the inception, influences, and literary and historical underpinnings of nearly 100 of our most beloved fictional realms. Literary Wonderlands is a thoroughly researched, wonderfully written, and beautifully produced book that spans four thousand years of creative endeavor.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 320 Pages |
$29.99
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TRIVIUM

Written by Beabout, Gregory
Following the success of Quadrivium, Sciencia, and Designa in the acclaimed Wooden Books series, Trivium is a compendium of writings on the classical subjects at the heart of a liberal education, bringing the wisdom of the past into the twenty-first century. The trivium refers to the three liberal arts considered in classical Greece to be the pillars of critical
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury USA | 416 Pages |
$22.00
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ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF SAYINGS: CURIOUS EXPRESSIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Written by Sanders, Ella Frances
From the New York Times bestselling author of Lost in Translation and Eating the Sun, a charming illustrated collection of more than fifty expressions from around the globe that explores the nuances of language From the hilarious and romantic to the philosophical and literal, the idioms, proverbs, and adages in this illustrated collection address the nuances of lang
September 13, 2016 | Hardcover | Ten Speed Press | 112 Pages |
$14.99

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