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  • Historical Dictionary of Soccerby Tom Dunmore

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 79.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Soccer presents a comprehensive history of the game through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, numerous appendixes that list everything from the FIFA World Player of the Year to FIFA World Cup Winners and Runners-Up to the UEFA Champions League Winners and Runners-Up, and over 400 cross-referenced... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Tennisby John Grasso

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 84.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Tennis presents a comprehensive history of the game through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, photos, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on places, teams, terminology, and people, including Arthur Ashe, Björn Borg, Don Budge, Chris Evert, Roger Federer, Billie Jean King, Rod Laver,... more...

  • Top 10 for Menby Russell Ash

    Octopus 2008; US$ 12.99

    It's a fact that men love lists: with lists, men can find the most interesting information with the least amount of effort. This book contains over 250 lists covering the most important subjects in life - cars, sports, barbecues, gadgets - and answers the most vital questions: Are Ferraris faster than Lamborghinis? What's the most common murder weapon?... more...

  • Pictures from the Heartby Sandra A. Thomson

    St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 8.99

    For hundreds of years, people have turned to the tarot for guidance and focus in seeking answers to life's questions. While millions use the Tarot regularly, much of its history, lore, and symbolism remain obscure--making it difficult for the user to get the deepest possible reading. Also, with hundreds of different decks available, drawing on several... more...

  • Allen's Dictionary of English Phrasesby Robert Allen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 23.96

    Allen?s Dictionary of English Phrases is the most comprehensive survey of this area of the English language ever undertaken. Taking over 6000 phrases, it explains their meaning, explores their development and gives citations that range from the Venerable Bede to Will Self. Crisply and wittily written, the book is packed with memorable and surprising... more...

  • The Penguin Dictionary of Judaismby Nicholas De Lange

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 18.32

    The Penguin Dictionary of Judaism is a remarkable feat of Reference scholarship by renowned Cambridge professor and translator, Nicholas de Lange. With an approachable A-Z format the book covers everything from Jewish traditions and biographical entries on key historical figures to theology, religious law and practice, and the history of Jewish thought.... more...

  • Children's Illustrated Dictionaryby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2009; Not Available

    A child's perfect dictionary Thousands of fascinating entries, definitions, photographs and pictures make this dictionary essential reference for readers, writers and curious minds of all ages. Organised like a traditional dictionary from A to Z, clear descriptions and examples explain and illustrate everything from Astronaut to Zoo. Perfect... more...

  • A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthologyby Samuel Johnson; David Crystal

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 21.14

    Samuel Johnson's Dictionary, published in 1755, marked a milestone in a language in desperate need of standards. No English dictionary before it had devoted so much space to everyday words, been so thorough in its definitions, or illustrated usage by quoting from Shakespeare and other great writers. Johnson's was the dictionary used by Jane Austen... more...

  • The Little Red Book of Very Dirty Wordsby Alexis Munier

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 8.95 US$ 7.34

    Inside this book: The dirtiest words in the English language! And we're not just talking about those infamous seven words you can't say on TV. We're talking about more than 1,000 of the blessedly profane insults, obscenities, and vulgarities that make English the richest--and raunchiest--language on earth. In this book, you'll find the dirtiest... more...

  • The Big Black Book of Very Dirty Wordsby Alexis Munier

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 16.95 US$ 13.90

    Airplane Blonde. Intercorpse. Prostitot. Queef. Rainbow Kiss. There's a big world of obscenity out there--and you'll explore every profane nook and cranny in this compilation. We're talking about more than 2,000 insults, obscenities, and vulgarities raw enough to make even the most unflappable linguist blush. Forget grammar school swearing; this is... more...