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Milton's teeth & Ovid's umbrella : curiouser and curiouser adventures in history

Author: Michael Olmert
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The popular author of The Book of Books offers a delightful look at how historians have plumbed ordinary items and activities to discover fascinating facts about the past. In 50 short, amusing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Olmert, Michael.
Milton's teeth & Ovid's umbrella.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1996
(DLC) 96001742
(OCoLC)34116935
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Olmert
OCLC Number: 604983657
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Life : death, taxes, graffiti, hair, toothbrushes, teeth, hands --
Leisure : football, running, betting, the sporting chance, baseball talk, horse racing, lotteries, chess, cards, cowboys --
Celebrations : marriage, birth, vacation, hazing, graduation, April Fool's Day --
Implements & symbols : tools, lawns, trees, keys, pets, place-names, dibs!, umbrellas.
Other Titles: Milton's teeth and Ovid's umbrella
Responsibility: Michael Olmert.

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