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Picture of Paul Delaroche 1797-1856: Paintings in the Wallace Collection.

Paul Delaroche 1797-1856: Paintings in the Wallace Collection.

Duffy, Stephen.

The Wallace Collection is an art collection in London open to the public, housed at Hertfo...

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Picture of Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome.

Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome.

Everitt, Anthony.

Hadrian was born in A.D. 76 and lived through interesting times. During his period as empe...

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Picture of Knowing Southeast Asian Subjects.

Knowing Southeast Asian Subjects.

Sears, Laurie J (ed.).

These essays address such concerns as anthropology’s examination of its own engagement wit...

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Picture of Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation.

Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation.

Shea, Ammon.

Sure to enlighten, enrage, and inspire, it chronicles the long and entertaining history of...

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Picture of Hastings 1066.

Hastings 1066.

Trigg, Jonathan.

Photographs of the battlefield today, artist’s interpretations, and reproductions from the...

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Picture of Under the Weather: Stories About Climate Change.

Under the Weather: Stories About Climate Change.

Bradman, Tony (ed.).

This collection of imaginative stories explains how climate change affects children everyw...

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Picture of Fox Tossing: And Other Forgotten and Dangerous Sports, Pastimes, and Games.

Fox Tossing: And Other Forgotten and Dangerous Sports, Pastimes, and Games.

Brooke-Hitching, Edward.

The inspiration for this work started with an image of eighteenth century Germans catapult...

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Picture of 30 Cakes to Eat Naked.

30 Cakes to Eat Naked.

Cook, Beryl.

The cakes are utterly delicious and range from a Victoria Sponge to a Lavender and Honey C...

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Picture of Tim's Friend Towser.

Tim's Friend Towser.

Ardizzone, Edward.

Tim and Ginger, cabin boys on The Royal Fusilier

, find a puppy in one of the lifeboa...

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Picture of The Designer Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom.

The Designer Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom.

Bader, Sara (ed.).

An elegant collection of sayings from graphic designers who share their creative strategie...

$28.50 $9.95

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Picture of The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus.

The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus.

Franzen, Jonathan et al (eds.).

Karl Kraus (1874-1936) was a controversial Austrian satirist, a forgotten voice of the ear...

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Picture of Flowers in the Blood: The Story of Opium.

Flowers in the Blood: The Story of Opium.

Goldberg, Jeff and Latimer, Dean.

This insightful history of opium shows it has played a dramatic and varied role in human h...

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Picture of Get Mapmaking: How to Get Creative with Maps.

Get Mapmaking: How to Get Creative with Maps.

Hughes, Rian.

Grab a pen or pencil and prepare to create treasure maps, underground maps, alien star sys...

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Picture of Hippocrene Vietnamese Children's Picture Dictionary.

Hippocrene Vietnamese Children's Picture Dictionary.

Martin, Robert Stanley (ed.).

Aimed at children 5-10, the entries consist of a word in English, its Vietnamese equivalen...

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Picture of Made by Raffi.

Made by Raffi.

Pomranz, Craig.

Raffi feels different from the other kids at school. He didn’t like noise and rough play, ...

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Picture of Spitfire Mark I P9374: The Remarkable Story of How a Unique Aircraft Returned to Flight.

Spitfire Mark I P9374: The Remarkable Story of How a Unique Aircraft Returned to Flight.

Saunders, Andy.

In the early 1980s this Spitfire was unearthed from the sands of Calais where it had crash...

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Picture of Hitchcock and Philosophy: Dial M for Metaphysics.

Hitchcock and Philosophy: Dial M for Metaphysics.

Baggett, David and Drumin, William A. (eds.).

Philosophical issues are proposed by the thematic motifs in Hitchcock’s major films. This ...

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Picture of Japanese Love Poems: Selections from the Manyoshu.

Japanese Love Poems: Selections from the Manyoshu.

Bates, Evan (ed.).

The Manyoshu

is Japan’s most significant early anthology of poetry, and dates from t...

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Picture of A Man for All Seasons.

A Man for All Seasons.

Bolt, Robert.

Studying this in 1966 began a lifelong interest in the Tudors, some consequently enchantin...

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Picture of Chasing Gold: The Incredible Story of How the Nazis Stole Europe's Bullion.

Chasing Gold: The Incredible Story of How the Nazis Stole Europe's Bullion.

Taber, George M.

Taber reveals one of the darkest secrets of World War II in this fascinating account of ho...

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