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Icons of vintage fashion - definitive designer classics at auction 1900-2000 by Blanckaert, Pénélope, 1976-

Icons of vintage fashion - definitive designer classics at auction 1900-2000

This is an encyclopedic visual journey through women's fashion that features more than 1,000 of the most remarkable vintage items ever sold on the resale market. An extravagantly illustrated, decade by decade survey of fashion history, through the lens of the most extraordinary vintage clothing and bags. Includes estimates and auction sale prices.

Apr 17, 2014
The pocket legal companion to patents - a friendly guide to protecting and profiting from patents by Battle, Carl W., author.

The pocket legal companion to patents - a friendly guide to protecting and profiting from patents

Apr 17, 2014
Java for dummies by Burd, Barry A.

Java for dummies

Apr 17, 2014
It's not rocket science by Miller, Ben, 1966- author.

It's not rocket science

Apr 17, 2014
The Illustrated Handbook of Fossils - A Practical Directory and Identification Aid to More Than 300 Plant and Animal Fossils by Parker, Steve

The Illustrated Handbook of Fossils - A Practical Directory and Identification Aid to More Than 300 Plant and Animal Fossils

Apr 17, 2014
Japanese Zen gardens by Kawaguchi, Yoko, author.

Japanese Zen gardens

Apr 17, 2014
The Lucky Santangelo cookbook by Collins, Jackie.

The Lucky Santangelo cookbook

"Bold, wildly beautiful, and totally her own woman, Lucky Santangelo needs no introduction. The sizzling, glamorous, sometimes dangerous daughter of former gangster Gino, Lucky is the most popular character in Jackie Collins's wild world of lust, intrigue, violence, and redemption. A true Italian/American woman of the world, Lucky likes to shake it up in the kitchen--from traditional Italian dishes to sumptuous desserts, and crazy cocktails. The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook features the kind of bol

Apr 17, 2014
Predictive analytics for dummies by Bari, Anasse, author.

Predictive analytics for dummies

Predict the future! This practical guide will help you use Big Data and technology to discover real-world insights, define projects, and help you create goals.

Apr 17, 2014
Josephine Baker and the Rainbow Tribe by Guterl, Matthew Pratt, author.

Josephine Baker and the Rainbow Tribe

Apr 17, 2014
Kitchen ideas you can use - inspiring designs & clever solutions for remodeling your kitchen by Peterson, Chris, 1961-

Kitchen ideas you can use - inspiring designs & clever solutions for remodeling your kitchen

Apr 17, 2014
The plant lover's guide to salvias by Whittlesey, John, 1953-

The plant lover's guide to salvias

Apr 17, 2014
Play - how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul by Brown, Stuart L.

Play - how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul

From a leading expert comes a groundbreaking book on the science of play, and its essential role in fueling intelligence and happiness throughout life. Dr. Brown shows that play is anything but trivial--it is a biological drive as integral to health as sleep or nutrition.

Apr 17, 2014
Homemade Flour Cookbook - The Home Cook's Guide to Milling Nutritious Flours and Creating Delicious Recipes With Every Grain, Legume, Nut, and Seed from A-z by Alderson, Erin

Homemade Flour Cookbook - The Home Cook's Guide to Milling Nutritious Flours and Creating Delicious Recipes With Every Grain, Legume, Nut, and Seed from A-z

Apr 17, 2014
How to Start a Home-Based Massage Therapy Business by Philbrick, Shirley L.

How to Start a Home-Based Massage Therapy Business

Apr 17, 2014
Labor day - true birth stories by today's best women writers by

Labor day - true birth stories by today's best women writers

"An anthology that will explore the birth experience from a wide-ranging group of esteemed writers (including Julia Glass, Lauren Groff, Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum, and others), with all the force, frankness, humor, and honesty that the best personal writing has to offer"--

Apr 17, 2014
Instacraft - fun & simple projects for adorable gifts, décor, and more by Caporimo, Alison, author.

Instacraft - fun & simple projects for adorable gifts, décor, and more

Apr 17, 2014
Hunting the president - threats, plots, and assassination attempts-- from FDR to Obama by Ayton, Mel.

Hunting the president - threats, plots, and assassination attempts-- from FDR to Obama

Highlights the lesser-known attempts on the lives of various U.S. presidents, including the man who stalked Roosevelt for ten days on Pennsylvania Avenue, and a Cuban immigrant who planned to attack LBJ's motorcade.

Apr 17, 2014
Horse of a different color - reminiscenses [sic] of a Kansas drover by Moody, Ralph, 1898-1982.

Horse of a different color - reminiscenses [sic] of a Kansas drover

Apr 17, 2014
Love, Nina - a nanny writes home by Stibbe, Nina, author.

Love, Nina - a nanny writes home

In 1982, 20-year-old Nina Stibbe moved to London to work as a nanny to two opinionated and lively young boys. In frequent letters home to her sister, Nina described her trials and triumphs.

Apr 17, 2014
Journey to the sun - Junipero Serra's dream and the founding of California by Orfalea, Gregory, 1949-

Journey to the sun - Junipero Serra's dream and the founding of California

The narrative of the remarkable life of Junipero Serra, the intrepid priest who led Spain and the Catholic Church into California in the 1700s and became a key figure in the making of the American West. In the year 1749, at the age of thirty-six, Junipero Serra left his position as a highly regarded priest in Spain for the turbulent and dangerous New World, knowing he would never return. The Spanish Crown and the Catholic Church both sought expansion in Mexico--the former in search of gold, the

Apr 17, 2014