curiosa


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books on strange or unusual subjects (especially erotica)

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Any gun designed expressly not to look like a firearm pretty much fits the definition of "Firearms Curiosa." More than one of these James Bondish products has hit the market of late.
A: According to Firearms Curiosa by Lewis Winant, the Reform .25 ACP pistol was fairly popular on the continent prior to WWI because it was very flat and easy to carry in evening clothes.
The view is broad, ranging from curiosa like cigarette lighter pistols up to the largest field artillery.
The Whole Library Handbook 5: Current Data, Professional Advice, and Curiosa. American Library Association, 2013.
The whole library handbook; current data, professional advice, and curiosa about libraries and library services.
This paper explores how a popular and entertaining collection of biographies and geographical curiosa contributed to the political and moral discourse in Germany.
Questo articolo ricostruisce la curiosa coincidenza e analizza il procedimento di rivitalizzazione del testo francese, attraverso un'apparente negazione, concentrandosi soprattutto sulla strategia diaconiana fondata sulla sostituzione dei versi originali con strisce di colore, di dimensioni e tinte variabili.
Incanto e metamorfosi", si apre con una curiosa affermazione relativa alla differenza tra il seduttore ("semanticamente" collegato al "condurre via") e la seduttrice, caratterizzata invece dall'attrazione e dalla staticita ("le seduttrici, come la donna in generale, sono stanziali') (117).