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Celestial nights - visions of an ancient land - photographs from Israel and the Sinai by Folberg, Neil.

Celestial nights - visions of an ancient land - photographs from Israel and the Sinai

Apr 30, 2016
National parks of America - experience America's 59 national parks. by

National parks of America - experience America's 59 national parks.

To celebrate America's amazing national parks, Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel publisher, takes you on an informative and gorgeous tour of all 59 parks with our lavishly finished hardcover gift guide packed with detailed itineraries and practical tips on what to do and see in each park to get you started planning your next adventure. America's national parks are full of timeless marvels that still rejuvenate the soul: the world's largest trees in Sequoia; its most spectacular geotherma

Apr 30, 2016
New Horizons - rediscovering Pluto by

New Horizons - rediscovering Pluto

Apr 30, 2016
October 31, 1517 - Martin Luther and the day that changed the world by Marty, Martin E., 1928- author.

October 31, 1517 - Martin Luther and the day that changed the world

Apr 30, 2016
NFC for dummies by Sabella, Robert P., author.

NFC for dummies

Apr 30, 2016
The network - the battle for the airwaves and the birth of the communications age by Woolley, Scott, author.

The network - the battle for the airwaves and the birth of the communications age

Describes the friendship and partnership between David Sarnoff, the head of RCA, and Edwin Armstrong, the developer of the first amplifier, and how they combined efforts to bring the FM transmitter and modern radio to society and forever change the world.

Apr 30, 2016
One - sons and daughters by Mapplethorpe, Edward, photographer.

One - sons and daughters

"This publication celebrates the first birthday as a pivotal milestone in life's journey and the hope and promise of what is to come"--Foreword.

Apr 30, 2016
Real artists have day jobs - (and other awesome things they don't teach you in school) by Benincasa, Sara, author.

Real artists have day jobs - (and other awesome things they don't teach you in school)

While the practical aspects of new adulthood can be nerve-wracking--dating, job-hunting, money-managing -- the most important task of all is figuring out who you are and where you fit in the world. Author and comedian Sara Benincasa, now in her mid-thirties, had an absolutely harrowing early twenties and now, on the other side, she has a LOT of hard-earned wisdom and common sense to share.

Apr 30, 2016
Raspberry Pi 2 - owners' workshop manual by Girling, Gray, author.

Raspberry Pi 2 - owners' workshop manual

Apr 30, 2016
Jungle of stone - the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya by Carlsen, William, author.

Jungle of stone - the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya

Documents the true story of the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Mayan civilization by American ambassador John Lloyd Stephens and British architect Frederick Catherwood, illuminating how their findings profoundly changed Western understandings about human history.

Apr 30, 2016
The joy of less - a minimalist guide to declutter, organize, and simplify by Jay, Francine, author.

The joy of less - a minimalist guide to declutter, organize, and simplify

Apr 30, 2016
Inner runner - running to a more successful, creative, and confident you by Karp, Jason, author.

Inner runner - running to a more successful, creative, and confident you

Apr 30, 2016
Hiking Tennessee - [a guide to the state's greatest hiking adventures] by Roark, Kelley, 1957-

Hiking Tennessee - [a guide to the state's greatest hiking adventures]

Apr 30, 2016
The grail guitar - the search for Jimi Hendrix's "Purple haze" Telecaster by Adams, Chris, 1967- author.

The grail guitar - the search for Jimi Hendrix's "Purple haze" Telecaster

Apr 30, 2016
Stanley tiling - a homeowner's guide by Truini, Joseph, author.

Stanley tiling - a homeowner's guide

"With a little time and even less money, DIYers can update and transform their home by tiling kitchens, bathrooms, and other spaces. Stanley's Homeowners Guide to Tiling clearly explains the tiling process with hundreds of step-by-step photographs offering accurate, dependable, and easy-to-understand instruction. Everything you need to know to get started is included here: Tools and Techniques, Choosing Tile, Tiling Basics, Preparation and Layout, and even Maintenance and Repair. You'll add pizz

Apr 30, 2016
Stanley trim - a homeowner's guide by Cory, Steve, author.

Stanley trim - a homeowner's guide

"Aimed at homeowners with limited DIY experience, this book immediately zeroes in on the basics from explaining trim styles--including Colonial, Arts and Crafts, Victorian, and others--to in-depth chapters on trim materials and tools and techniques. [Projects include] baseboard and picture rail, door trim, window trim, crown molding, wall treatments, and more"--Amazon.com.

Apr 30, 2016
Tartine Book No. 3 - modern, ancient, classic, whole by Robertson, Chad, author.

Tartine Book No. 3 - modern, ancient, classic, whole

"The third in a series of classic, collectible cookbooks from Tartine Bakery & Cafe, one of the great bakeries, Tartine Book No. 3 is a revolutionary, and altogether timely, exploration of baking with whole grains. The narrative of Chad Robertson's search for ancient flavors in heirloom grains is interwoven with 85 recipes for whole-grain versions of Tartine favorites. Robertson shares his groundbreaking new methods of bread baking including new techniques for whole-grain loaves, as well as porr

Apr 30, 2016
Top 10 Hong Kong by Fitzpatrick, Liam, 1965- author.

Top 10 Hong Kong

Top 10 Hong Kong will lead you straight to the best attractions Hong Kong has to offer. Whether you're looking for the liveliest nightlife in Hong Kong, wish to view the amazing skyline, or discover the city's captivating museums and modernist architecture, this pocket-sized travel guide is packed with essential information for every corner of Hong Kong, whatever your budget. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists. The pull-out map and guide includes fold-out maps of city metro systems, useful phone num

Apr 30, 2016
Neither snow nor rain - a history of the United States Postal Service by Leonard, Devin, author.

Neither snow nor rain - a history of the United States Postal Service

Founded by Benjamin Franklin, USPS was the information network that bound far-flung Americans together, fostered a common culture, and helped American business to prosper. A first class stamp remains one of the greatest bargains of all time, and yet, the USPS is slowly vanishing. Critics say it is slow and archaic. Mail volume is down. The workforce is shrinking. Post offices are closing.This is a multifaceted history, full of remarkable characters, from the stamp-collecting FDR, to the revoluti

Apr 30, 2016
Oneida - from free love Utopia to the well-set table-- an American story by Wayland-Smith, Ellen.

Oneida - from free love Utopia to the well-set table-- an American story

"Amidst the religious fervor of the Second Great Awakening, John Humphrey Noyes, a spirited but socially awkward young man, attracted a group of devoted followers with his fiery sermons about creating Jesus' millennial kingdom here on earth. Noyes and his followers built a large communal house in rural New York where they engaged in what Noyes called "complex marriage," an elaborate system of free love where sexual relations with multiple partners was encouraged. Noyes was eventually inspired to

Apr 30, 2016