Schott S Quintessential Miscellany

Author: Ben Schott
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781608190218
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An essential addition to the bookshelf of all who love life's rich tapestry, Schott's Quintessential Miscellany-equal parts encyclopedia, almanac, treasury, and lexicon-will remind you that there is only one Ben Schott.

Schott S Food And Drink Miscellany

Author: Ben Schott
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781582344201
Size: 63.67 MB
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"-Newsweek "Ben Schott's utterly indispensable Schott's Original Miscellany is...scarily habit-forming, so caveat emptor!"-Vanity Fair "It is so pleasant just to have this book near.

Schott S Original Miscellany

Author: Ben Schott
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781582343495
Size: 17.95 MB
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A treasury? A commonplace book? Well... yes. Schott's Original Miscellany is all these and, of course, more. A book like no other, Schott's Original Miscellany is entertaining, informative, unpredictible, and utterly addictive.


Author: Ben Schott
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698161912
Size: 17.80 MB
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Schottenfreude is a unique, must-have dictionary, complete with newly coined words that explore the idiosyncrasies of life as only the German language can.

Schott S Sporting Gaming And Idling Miscellany

Author: Ben Schott
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781582344065
Size: 68.42 MB
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You don't have to be a sports fanatic to enjoy this irresistible volume of factual odds and ends. Schott's Sporting, Gaming, and Idling Miscellany scores big with its fascinating hodge-podge of sports- and activity-related trivia.

Architecture In The Age Of Printing

Author: Mario Carpo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262032889
Size: 65.67 MB
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In this book Mario Carpo discusses the communications media used by Western architects, from classical antiquity to modern classicism, showing how each medium related to specific forms of architectural thinking.


Author: Nicholson Baker
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307807487
Size: 20.50 MB
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER Vox is a novel that remaps the territory of sex—sex solitary and telephonic, lyrical and profane, comfortable and dangerous.

Schott S Almanac 2011

Author: Ben Schott
Publisher: Bloomsbury UK
ISBN: 9780747599517
Size: 35.61 MB
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Now in its sixth triumphant year, Schott's Almanac - essential, irreverent, impartial and endlessly entertaining - is the ultimate book of the year.

The Germ Of An Idea

Author: Margaret DeLacy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137575298
Size: 71.10 MB
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Germ of an Idea considers British contagionism in its religious, social, political and professional context from the Great Plague of London to the adoption of smallpox inoculation.

The Former Philippines Thru Foreign Eyes

Author: Tomas De Comyn
ISBN: 9781406514797
Size: 38.72 MB
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A collection of essays first published in 1912. Includes: Jagor's Travels in the Philippines; State of the Philippines in 1810, by Tomas de Comyn; Manila and Sulu in 1842, by Com. Chas. Wilkes; Manila in 1819, by Lieut.