|Compact and quirky, these attractive titles are filled with memorable quotes, delightful definitions, vintage illustrations, and more — and they're great gifts for sports fans, Americana buffs, and book lovers!|
Products in Compact Gift Books
|Baseball Is . . .: Defining the National Pastime |
by Paul Dickson, Peter Donahue, Tim Foley
Wisecracking, philosophical, nostalgic, and entertaining, these hundreds of quips and observations by players, their wives, managers, authors, and others cover every aspect of our national pastime. It's a great any-occasion gift for fans!
|The Devil's Dictionary: Complete & Unabridged |
by Ambrose Bierce
Complete and unabridged, this paperback gift edition of an American humor classic presents more than 1,000 comic definitions praised by H. L. Mencken as "some of the most gorgeous witticisms in the English language."
|Golf Is . . .: Defining the Great Game |
by Paul Dickson
Enhanced by historical and modern photographs, this gift book collects witty, incisive golf-related quotations. Sources range from duffers to pros, including Wodehouse, Chesterton, Churchill, Hogan, and many others.
|How to Drink Like a Mad Man |
by Ralph Maloney, Leo Summers
How did advertising executives in the Sixties stay sharp while boozing around the clock? The answer lies in this authentic document from Madison Avenue, circa 1962. "Side-splittingly funny." — Boston Herald.
|The Illustrated Art of War |
by Sun Tzu
The world's earliest military treatise covers principles of strategy, tactics, maneuvers, and other ever-relevant topics with applications to business, law, and sports. This gift edition features color illustrations of Asian art treasures.
|Love: A Book of Quotations |
by Ann Braybrooks
This paperback gift book features an international assortment of quotations from ancient and modern philosophers, playwrights, poets, novelists, commentators, and critics. Wise, worldly, sentimental, and cynical, it offers something for everyone.
|Money and Wealth: A Book of Quotations |
by Joslyn Pine, Peter Donahue
Hundreds of quotes on the subject of money include observations on having it as well as doing without it. This three-part original anthology consists of attributed quotes, biblical quotes, and proverbs.
|New York: The Big Apple Quote Book |
by Bob Blaisdell
More than 1,000 quotes from Walt Whitman, Calvin Trillin, Helen Hayes, Lenny Bruce, and others comment on skyscrapers, subways, the boroughs, Lady Liberty, and why people love and hate New York City.
|The Slang of Poker |
by Tom Dalzell, Peter Donahue
This entertaining gift book provides a compendium of traditional poker slang as well as the new vocabulary of online poker and jargon from high-stakes tournaments. The game's impact on American history and language is dealt with throughout. Illustrations.
|There's a Saying for That: Proverbs from Around the World |
by Bob Blaisdell
Compilation of the best proverbs from around the world — ancient and modern — offers concise, time-honored wisdom about love, money, politics, and human nature. Handsome gift-book format makes this volume an ideal present.
|The Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde |
by Oscar Wilde, Bob Blaisdell
This paperback gift edition of the renowned poet and playwright's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures, and plays.