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BIG BLACK BOOK

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: BOARDROOM INC:

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NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY DESK REFERENCE

By: Macmillan Publishing

Price: $12.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: IM2090


Now completely revised and redesigned in full color, The New York Public Library Desk Reference Third Edition goes beyond the success of previous editions. This core reference takes its place beside the dictionary as an essential resource for home, office, or school. View more info

ZIP CODE DIRECTORY

By: Arrow Publications

Price: $3.50

Publisher: ARROW MAP INC.:

Seller ID: IM314540


This directory contains all zip codes in the US. View more info

COMMUNITY FIRST AID & SAFETY

By: AMERICAN RED CROSS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MOSBY-YEAR BOOK INC.:

Seller ID: IM262669


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ANN LANDERS ENCYCLOPEDIA A TO Z

By: ANN LANDERS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM87989


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ISMS AND OLOGIES

By: ARTHUR GOLDWAG

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MADISON PARK PRESS:

Seller ID: IM378674


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WHAT ARE THE CHANCES?

By: BERNARD SISKIN

Price: $4.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM162323


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RAMBLES

By: BOB SHERWOOD

Price: $10.00

Publisher: SHERWOOD'S:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM446179


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INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF NAMES

By: C.O. SYLVEST MAWSON

Price: $6.00

Publisher: THOMAS Y. CROWELL:

Seller ID: IM451189


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LIFE'S BIG INSTRUCTION BOOK

By: CAROL ORSAG MADIGAN

Price: $12.00

Publisher: WARNER BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM148827


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MORE HOW DO THEY DO THAT? WONDERS OF THE

By: CAROLINE SUTTON

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM217134


Have you ever wondered: - How do they know how much an aircraft carrier weighs?- How do they get music onto a CD?- How does an electric eel generate electricity?- How do they know how long a second is?- How do penguins stay warm in Antarctica?- How do they teach guide dogs to cross at a green light?The answers to these and many other everyday wonders are explained.Here, in simple and easy-to-understand terms, are solutions to the riddles of eve... View more info

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RETURN OF THE STRAIGHT DOPE

By: CECIL ADAMS

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM89927


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BROWSER'S BOOKS OF BEGINNINGS : ORIGINS

By: CHARLES PANATI

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM38758


Obsessed with the origins of things, Charles Panati has dug up enough beginnings and firsts for any barroom sage, or academician, to fend off the most troublesome trivia queries. Ranging from the beginnings of galaxies, the emergence of bacteria, and from bony fish to soap, loaded dice, ethnic slurs, hypnosis, comic strips and much more, The Browser's Book of Beginnings is a fascinating read -- sampled randomly or digested whole.Illustrated with more than 100 drawings... View more info

EXTRAORDINARY ORIGINS OF EVERYDAY THINGS

By: CHARLES PANATI

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL LIBRARY:

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PANATI'S BROWSER'S BOOK OF BEGINNINGS

By: CHARLES PANATI

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM126467


"Graceful little essays on every subject from the origin of the universe to the invention of the rubber eraser." - New York Times View more info

BROWSER'S BOOK OF BEGINNINGS : ORIGINS O

By: CHARLES PANATI

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM126108


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FACTS ABOUT THE PRESIDENT

By: CHARLES REICHBLUM

Price: $5.00

Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM374857


Sure to quell the dull history doldrums, this little book is packed with funny, interesting, unusual information about our nation's leaders from George W. through George Dubya. You'll learn as you zip through the pages, encountering hundreds upon hundreds of exhilarating, interesting facts along the way. It's a raucous historical revue that makes learning fun View more info

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WHAT JANE AUSTEN ATE AND CHARLES DICKENS

By: DANIEL POOL

Price: $7.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM206992


For every frustrated reader of the great nineteenth-century English novels of Austen, Trollope, Dickens, or the Brontes who has ever wondered whether a duke outranked an earl, when to yell "Tally Ho " at a fox hunt, or how one landed in "debtor's prison," here is a "delightful reader's companion that lights up the literary dark" "(The New York Times)." This fascinating, lively guide clarifies the sometimes bizarre maze of rules, regulations, and customs that governe... View more info

HOW TO USE A RESEARCH LIBRARY

By: DAVID BEASLEY

Price: $4.50

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM53679


Most of the 31,000 libraries in the U.S. and Canada, the 16,700 in England, the 4,800 in Egypt, and the many other libraries around the world contain research rooms and special collections. How to Use a Research Library, a unique guide for researchers, provides essential materials from these special collections. Beginning with a basic introduction that describes the layout and cataloging systems of research libraries, and proceeding to more sophisticated levels of re... View more info

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THRIFT : A CYCLOPEDIA

By: DAVID BLANKENHORN

Price: $12.00

Publisher: TEMPLETON FOUNDATION:

Seller ID: IM395066


In today's consumer-driven society, extolling the virtues of thrift might seem like a quaint relic of a bygone era. Americans have embraced the ideas of easy credit, instant gratification, and spending as a tool to combat everything from recessions to the effects of natural disasters and terrorist attacks. In David Blankenhorn's new compendium, "Thrift: A Cyclopedia," he reminds readers of a time when thrift was one of America's most cherished cultural values.Gatherin... View more info