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Easy to Make Storybook Dolls

Author : Sherralyn St. Clair
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Bring characters from favorite stories to life with creative stitchery! This unique guide to making cloth dolls offers patterns for Pollyanna, Dorothy from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and Mary of The Secret Garden, plus assorted clothes, pets, and accessories. Perfect for beginners, the guide includes 263 black-and-white illustrations, an 8-page color insert, plus easy-to-follow instructions.

Original 1896 Boston Cooking School Cook Book

Author : Fannie Merritt Farmer
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A cookbook classic, acclaimed for such innovations as simple directions, concern with nutrition and terms now standard in American cooking. Detailed methods for preparing soups, seafood, meat, vegetables, poultry, salads, hot and cold desserts, and many other dishes. A delightful repository of information for nostalgia buffs and a useful aid for today's homemaker.

1001 Easy Spanish Phrases

Author : Pablo Garcia Loaeza
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More than 1,000 basic phrases for fast, effective communication include expressions for dining, shopping, transportation, and other common situations. Designed for quick reference and easy study. Phonetic pronunciation guide for each phrase.

Storybook Dolls

Author : Kyoko Yoneyama
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Clearly drawn patterns and easy-to follow directions show you how to combine various fabrics with available house-hold materials.

The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy

Author : Hannah Glasse
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"A very interesting glimpse at everyday cooking in the daily life of 18th–19th century England, with many helpful tips, tricks, and recipes (for the day). The language is enjoyable and the information contained is substantial." — Jefferson-Madison Regional Library System Revised and republished many times since its 1747 debut, this cookbook was a bestseller in England and the United States for more than 100 years. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson owned copies, and Benjamin Franklin even translated some of its recipes into French in hopes of attaining a taste of home while abroad. Author Hannah Glasse dismisses French cookery, the leading cuisine of her day, as inefficient for servants and middle- to lower-class cooks, citing its fussiness, expense, and waste. Instead, Mrs. Glasse focuses on standard Anglo-American fare, from soups and gravies to cakes and jellies, all simple dishes, prepared in a straightforward manner. In addition to practical advice on meat selection, carving, and basic cooking skills, this historically fascinating document offers tips on preparing food for the ill, cooking and food storage on ships, and making soaps and scents for the home. Historians, cooks, and all lovers of gastronomy will appreciate this glimpse into the kitchens of a bygone era.

The Soup Book

Author : Louis P. De Gouy
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DIVOutstanding recipes for chilled borscht and vichyssoise, sour cream dill soup, stocks, consommes, cream soups, bisques, chowders and more. /div

Mary Thomas s Book of Knitting Patterns

Author : Mary Thomas
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A widely used instruction book of classic knitting patterns and how to create them. Patterns — illustrated in charts, diagrams, and photographs — range from cross and cross-over motifs to lace knitting, medallion knitting, and filet lace.

Eric Sloane s Book of Storms

Author : Eric Sloane
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What triggers a tornado? What can you see in the eye of a hurricane? What's the difference between a thunderbolt and a thunderclap? Popular author and artist Eric Sloane proves why weather is something best understood by seeing it. His illustrated book shows weather "happening." In fact, there's not a sunny page in it—nothing but cyclonic storms, whirlwinds, waterspouts, lightning bolts, and other fascinating, weather-related topics. More than seventy pages of drawings and diagrams make the weather come alive in a book that examines everything from storm mechanisms and cold fronts to the birth of a thunderhead. A valuable resource for learning more about everyone's favorite topic for conversation and speculation, Eric Sloane—the "Weather Wizard"—has the countryman's simple and natural comprehension to give substance to his scientific and artistic insights. What especially distinguishes this volume from his other books on the subject is the focus on a detailed treatment of the more spectacular and destructive elements of weather phenomena. His belief is that if this book "gets one to look upward more often, it will have accomplished a purpose."

Storybook Dolls to Knit

Author : Anita M. Wheeless
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Classic fairytale characters come to life in the form of walkabouts with this book from designer Anita Wheeless. Walkabout characters are adorable knitted and felted puppets. Adults and children alike will love simply sliding their fingers into the hollow legs of these storybook stars to act out their favorite roles. The designs include Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf, Mary and her little Lamb, Hansel and Gretel with the Witch, The Gingerbread Man, and Humpty Dumpty. All of the characters are knitted with wool yarn on double-pointed needles, with embellishments added after felting. Instruction book comes with an audio CD of the classic stories and nursery rhymes related to the characters.

The Grey Fairy Book

Author : Andrew Lang
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Thirty-five stories, many from oral traditions, others from French, German, Italian collections: "The Goat-faced Girl," "The Sunchild," "The Street Musicians," "The Twin Brothers," "Prunella," and many more. 59 illustrations.

Buffalo Bill s Life Story

Author : Buffalo Bill
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Thrilling yarns of buffalo hunts, Indian life, and riding with the Pony Express abound in this exciting memoir of life in the Old West. Illustrations by N. C. Wyeth.

Celestial Harvest

Author : James Mullaney
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Discover more than 300 celestial wonders that can be viewed with common "backyard" telescopes. Describes and locates sun, moon, planets, star clusters, supernova remnants, and other phenomena. 1998 edition.

Dead Men Do Tell Tales

Author : Sherban Young
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Characterized by the author as "a murder-filled crossword puzzle without the squares," this book of 61 mini-mysteries challenges readers' knowledge of pop-culture trivia. Solutions to the witty whodunits involve literature, art, music, history, baseball, and other subjects of popular interest. Readers can play alone or in groups. Hints and solutions.

The Elements of Grammar in 90 Minutes

Author : Robert Hollander
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An eminent scholar assembled this user-friendly guide. Intended to teach students of any age the parts of speech and their logical arrangement in sentence form, it also serves those wishing to refresh their skills.

Authentic Victorian Dressmaking Techniques

Author : Kristina Harris
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Vintage guide offered turn-of-the-century seamstresses clear instructions for altering patterns and creating shirt-blouses, skirts, wedding gowns, coats, maternity wear, children's clothing, and other apparel.

Making Wooden Toys

Author : James T. Stasio
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Illustrated instructions for making twelve simple wooden toys including a freight train, cargo ship, helicopter, and others.

Eleven Short Stories

Author : Luigi Pirandello
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DIVMasterly stories include "Little Hut," "With Other Eyes," "A Voice," "Citrons from Sicily," "A Character’s Tragedy," six more. English translations. /div

Russian Stories

Author : Gleb Struve
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Twelve tales by such masters as Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, others. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages, plus teaching and study aids, Russian/English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions, more.

Spanish Stories

Author : Angel Flores
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DIVUnique format offers 13 great stories in Spanish — from classics by Cervantes and Alarcon to contemporary works by Borges and Goytisolo. Complete faithful English translations on facing pages. /div


Author : Voltaire
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DIVVoltaire's brilliant satire on the follies of man, in the original French, with a new and exacting English translation on the opposing page. Weller's critical introduction illuminates the satire's enduring appeal. /div