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Subversive Copy Editor, Second Edition: Advice from Chicago (or, How to Negotiat

By: Saller, Carol Fisher

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780226240077

ISBN: 022624007X

Condition: USED


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Schott's Quintessential Miscellany (Indispensable Irrelevance)

By: Schott, Ben

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BLOOMSBURY:

Seller ID: 9781608190218

ISBN: 1608190218

Condition: USED


In 2003, a curious, old-fashioned, pocket-size book transformed the way we look at information. Since then, "Schott's Original Miscellany" and its two sequel volumes have been translated into more than fifteen languages and have sold some three million copies.Now Ben Schott returns to the miscellany format with a brand-new cabinet of curiosities. Inside, you'll find fascinating facts cheek by jowl with information you can't live without. All things are considered, from footwear labeling symbols, airport runway markings, and sign-writing brush sizes to the traditional method of counti... View more info

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Schott's Original Miscellany

By: Schott, Ben

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BLOOMSBURY: 4/6/2013

Seller ID: 9781582343495

ISBN: 1582343497

Condition: USED


Impossible to read at one sitting, but utterly unputdownable, "Schott's Original Miscellany" is a unique collection of fabulous trivia. What other book boasts an index that includes shoelace lengths, sign language, and the seven deadly sins; dueling and dwarves; the hair color of Miss America and the Hampton Court maze? Where else can you find, packed onto one page, the names of golf strokes, a history of the Hat Tax, cricketing dismissals, nouns of assemblage, an unofficial motto of the US Postal Service, and the flag of Guadeloupe? Where else but "Schott's Original Miscellany" wi... View more info

What Did We Use Before Toilet Paper?

By: Thompson, Andrew

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780884865070

ISBN: 088486507X

Condition: USED


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World Encyclopedia of Flags

By: Znamierowski, Alfred

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 3/14/2011

Seller ID: 9781843090427

ISBN: 1843090422

Condition: USED


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