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Under glass - a Victorian obsession by Whitenight, John, author.

Under glass - a Victorian obsession

"An in-depth exploration of a unique segment of the Victorian decorative arts. In 650 beautiful images and fascinating text, many glass domes and the objects displayed under them are revealed and discussed in detail. Items from glorious taxidermy presentations of nature, seashell works, wax flowers and fruit, and even art formed of human hair are studied carefully"--Jacket.

May 23, 2016
Vision for life - ten steps to natural eyesight improvement by Schneider, Meir, 1954- author.

Vision for life - ten steps to natural eyesight improvement

All parts of the body need exercise for optimal health, and the eyes are no different. Vision for Life presents an approach to eye health for people with 20/20 vision who wish to maintain their perfect vision as well as people who see poorly and would like to improve their eyesight.

May 23, 2016
Texas Ranger - the epic life of Frank Hamer, the man who killed Bonnie and Clyde by Boessenecker, John, 1953- author.

Texas Ranger - the epic life of Frank Hamer, the man who killed Bonnie and Clyde

"Chronicles the life of Frank Hamer, whose extraordinary career as a Texas Ranger made him one of the West's most legendary lawmen."--NoveList.

May 23, 2016
Thief in the interior by Williams, Phillip B., author.

Thief in the interior

May 23, 2016
The only rule is it has to work - our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team by Lindbergh, Ben, author.

The only rule is it has to work - our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team

"It's the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies -- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That's what baseball analysts Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller got to do when an independent minor-league team in California, the Sonoma Stompers, offered them the chance to run its baseball operations according to the most advanced statistics. Their story in The Only Rule is it Has to Work is unlike any other baseball tale you

May 23, 2016
Native American almanac - more than 50,000 years of the cultures and histories of indigenous peoples by Dennis, Yvonne Wakim, author.

Native American almanac - more than 50,000 years of the cultures and histories of indigenous peoples

May 23, 2016
Pure soapmaking - how to create nourishing, natural skin care soaps by Faiola, Anne-Marie, author.

Pure soapmaking - how to create nourishing, natural skin care soaps

"Learn to make beautiful, nourishing soaps -- it's fun, and your skin will thank you! Moisturize with shea butter, exfoliate with crushed walnut shells, and soothe itchy skin with oatmeal. More than 30 expertly formulated recipes take advantage of the beneficial properties in many natural ingredients, "--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2016
Robert's rules for dummies. by Jennings, C. Alan.

Robert's rules for dummies.

You can get the most out of your meetings by following Robert's Rules, but knowing where to begin can be overshelming. This hands-on guide demystifies the rules of parliamentary procedure in clear, simple language and shows you how to keep meetings organized, efficient, and on track! Stop wasting time and start getting results.

May 23, 2016
A refugee from his race - Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy by Karcher, Carolyn L., 1945- author.

A refugee from his race - Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

May 23, 2016
Recipes from many kitchens - celebrated local food artisans share their signature dishes by Rice, Valentina, author.

Recipes from many kitchens - celebrated local food artisans share their signature dishes

"Valentina Rice has scoured the country to find the most talented producers making the most innovative food. These renowned artisans share their signature recipes for this wholly original and accessible cookbook. This collection of over 80 recipes will see you through every occasion, from a decadent French Breakfast to an exotic Indian Feast. Learn to make the fluffiest of scones from a master baker or the creamiest of croquetas from Spanish aristocracy. Valentina introduces you to this talented

May 23, 2016
Weapon - a visual history of arms and armour by Holmes, Richard, 1946-2011, consultant, writer of foreword.

Weapon - a visual history of arms and armour

With a spectacular illustrated journey through 4,000 years of weaponry, Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armour is the most comprehensive visual reference charting the history of arms and armour worldwide. Follow the evolution of weaponry from stone maces to machine-guns, and discover the brutal history of the warriors who wielded them. Drawing extensively on the treasures of the Royal Armouries Museum, this fully updated guide uniquely details the date, weight, size, and country of origin o

May 23, 2016
Performance breakthrough - a radical approach to success at work by Salit, Cathy Rose, author.

Performance breakthrough - a radical approach to success at work

"Whether you're navigating your way on a new team, expanding your leadership role, or just trying to get heard in a meeting, you're facing the kind of workplace challenge we all run into sooner or later: you need a new performance. In Performance Breakthrough Cathy Salit presents the revolutionary approach to learning and growing that she's been using for twenty years with American Express, Nike, and Chanel, among a Who's Who of other brand name clients. Artfully blending techniques from theatri

May 23, 2016
The oxygen revolution - hyperbaric oxygen therapy - breakthrough gene therapy for traumatic brain injury & other disorders by Harch, Paul, author.

The oxygen revolution - hyperbaric oxygen therapy - breakthrough gene therapy for traumatic brain injury & other disorders

"Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is based on a simple idea -- that oxygen can be used therapeutically for a wide range of conditions where tissues have been damaged by oxygen deprivation. Inspiring and informative, The Oxygen Revolution, Third Edition is the comprehensive, definitive guide to the miracle of hyperbaric oxygen therapy."--provided by Amazon.com.

May 23, 2016
Mother tongue - my family's globe-trotting quest to dream in Mandarin, laugh in Arabic, and sing in Spanish by Gilbert, Christine, 1977- author.

Mother tongue - my family's globe-trotting quest to dream in Mandarin, laugh in Arabic, and sing in Spanish

"One woman's quest to learn Mandarin in Beijing, Arabic in Beirut, and Spanish in Mexico, with her young family along for the ride"--

May 23, 2016
Pen to thread - 750+ hand-drawn embroidery designs to inspire your stitches by Watson, Sarah, author.

Pen to thread - 750+ hand-drawn embroidery designs to inspire your stitches

"Looking to add some inspiration to your embroidery? Look to Pen to Thread! Illustrator and fabric designer Sarah Watson has hand drawn more than 750 whimsical, imaginative motifs in one place--sheer delight for anyone who wields a needle! From every day objects like birdcages and backpacks to sophisticated poodles, playful mermaids, and punchy pinatas, each pattern is more charming than the next. Sarah has also included embroidery and stitching basics in case you're new to this fun and addictiv

May 23, 2016
X child stars - where are they now? by Garver, Kathy, 1945- author.

X child stars - where are they now?

"Contains basic biographical information, rare photos, and interesting trivia about child stars, shows, networks, and the times that defined the shows. The book spans sixty years of television history"--

May 23, 2016
Beat osteoporosis with exercise - a low-impact program for building strength, increasing bone density and improving posture by Knopf, Karl G., author.

Beat osteoporosis with exercise - a low-impact program for building strength, increasing bone density and improving posture

May 23, 2016
Beading - learn it, love it by Power, Jean, author.

Beading - learn it, love it

May 23, 2016
Be bad first - get good at things fast to stay ready for the future by Andersen, Erika, author.

Be bad first - get good at things fast to stay ready for the future

May 23, 2016
Compass Rose by Sze, Arthur.

Compass Rose

May 23, 2016