I'll Find a Way or Make One (Nov., $35) by Juan Williams and Dwayne Ashley spotlights America's 108 historically black colleges and universities. 40,000 first printing.
ANTIQUE COLLECTORS' CLUB
Louis C. Tiffany: Garden Museum Collection (Sept., $175) by Alastair Duncan details Tiffany's talent for design, imagination, ingenuity, technical expertise and business acumen.
Play Better Pool: A Stand-Up Book of Pool Techniques and Strategies (Oct., $14.95) by Duncan Steer includes color illustrations and diagrams.
The Poker Player's Bible: Raise Your Game from Beginner to Winner (Nov., $21.95) by Lou Krieger covers rules and strategies.
BLACK DOG & LEVENTHAL
The Presidents Fact Book: A Comprehensive Handbook to the Achievements, Events, People, Triumphs, and Tragedies of Every President from George Washington to George W. Bush (Sept., $24.95) by Roger Matuz, edited by Bill Harris, is a definitive guide to all U.S. presidents' political and personal lives.
The Groom's Guide: A Wedding Planner for Today's Marrying Man (Sept., $19.95) by Sharon Naylor is for the man who wants the wedding to include his style along with his bride's.
COLLINS & BROWN (dist. by Sterling)
The Sublime Wedding: Finishing Touches for a Perfect Day (Jan., $19.95) by Carole Hamilton offers brides help and reassurance, and includes an "insider's Rolodex" of bridal suppliers.
Human (Oct., $50) by Robert Winston and Don E. Wilson is a visual guide to all aspects of our species.
Ship (Oct., $40) by Brian Lavery covers all water-going craft and those who have handled them.
How Clean Is Your House? Hundreds of Handy Tips to Make Your Home Sparkle (Oct., $22.95) by Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie provides trade secrets and effective cleaning solutions.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER/OYSTER PRESS
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Scotland (Nov., $35) by Iseabail Macleod covers Scotland past and present, including history, the arts, industry, science, popular culture and more.
Emily Post's Etiquette, 17th Edition (Nov., $39.95) by Peggy Post is a complete revision of the American classic, addressing today's issues such as instant messaging etiquette, re-gifting, cell phone never-evers and more.
: The Meaning of Life: Wit, Wisdom, and Wonder from 65 Extraordinary People (Oct., $19.95), edited by Brendan Vaughn, gathers a decade's worth of amusing columns from Esquire magazine plus interviews with Yogi Berra, Robert De Niro, Ted Kennedy, John McCain and others.
Uncyclopedia (Sept., $14.95) by Gideon Haigh is a compendium of arcane data and nonessential facts. 50,000 first printing.
ALLEN A. KNOLL
Expressionary: A Dictionary of Spanish/English Expressions (Feb., $50) by Paul Egelhaaf and Guillermo Racines includes thousands of popular Spanish expressions.
LORENZ (dist. by NBN)
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aztec & Maya (Oct., $35) by Charles Phillips and David M. Jones is a history of Mesoamerica and its many peoples.
That Book... of Perfectly Useless Information (Dec., $16.95) by Tom Whyte is packed with facts that are of no use to anyone. 50,000 first printing.
Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History (Oct., $39.95), edited by William Safire, contains more than 200 speeches by luminaries from Demosthenes to William Clinton. Advertising.
The Stories of English (Sept., $35) by David Crystal is a history of the language.
The Experts' Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do (Sept., $19.95) by Samantha Ettus offers insights on how to perfect everyday tasks from remembering names to ironing a shirt. Advertising. Author publicity.
All Access: The Making of 30 Extraordinary Graphic Designers (Sept., $40) by Stefan G. Bucher is a visual history of top graphic designers.
Graphic Workshop: The Step-by-Step Guide (Oct., $40) by Chuck Green includes hundreds of templates for logos, letterheads, business cards, newsletters and Web site design projects.
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Profiles in Terror: A Guide to Middle East Terrorist Organizations (Sept., $29.95) by Aaron Mannes profiles more than 20 terrorist organizations operating in the Middle East and their affiliate groups worldwide.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
A Gentleman at the Table by John Bridges and Bryan Curtis and
A Lady at the Table by Sheryl Shade with John Bridges and Bryan Curtis (Oct., $14.99 each) instruct on etiquette.
The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge: A Desk Reference for the Curious Mind (Nov., $35) by New York Times editors covers a broad range of subjects. Advertising.
Your Stress-Free Wedding Planner: 10 Effortless Steps to Your Dream Wedding (Oct., $24.95) by Judy Allen calls on the same tools and techniques used by expert event planners. 25,000 first printing.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
The Encyclopedia of Animals (Oct., $39.95), edited by George McKay et al., is an educational survey of the animal kingdom.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
The Encyclopedia of Chicago (Oct., $65), edited by James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating and Janice L. Reiff, gathers more than 1,400 entries in this historical reference.
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA PRESS
Encyclopedia of the Great Plains (Sept., $75), edited by David J. Wishart. More than 1,316 entries were contributed by more than 1,000 scholars.
WRITER'S DIGEST BOOKS
The Little Red Writing Book (Sept., $16.99) by Brandon Royal. Sixteen principles guarantee readable, concise and grammatically correct text.