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Baedeker, Karl, Baedeker's Northern Germany, published by Karl Baedeker, Leipzig, 1897:

From Slow Learner:
"If [...] you believe that nothing is original, and that all writers 'borrow' from 'sources,' there still remains the question of credit lines or acknowledgements. It wasn't till 'Under the Rose' (1959) that I could bring myself, even indirectly, to credit guidebook eponym Karl Baedeker, whose guide to Egypt for 1899 was the major 'source' for the story.
[...]
"Loot the Baedeker I did, all the details of a time and place I had never been to, right down to the names of the diplomatic corps." (p.17)
"[...] The old Baedeker trick again." (p.21)

Brewer, Dr. Ebenezer Cobham, Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable, Centenary Edition revised by Ivor H. Evans, Harper & Row, 1817; On-Line Version

Cambridge Dictionary of Science and Technology, Cambridge University Press, 1988

Cooksley, Peter G., Flying Bombs, C. Scribner's Sons, NY - 1979

Hofstadter, Douglas, Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid, Basic Books, Inc., NY, 1979

Hume, Kathryn, Pynchon's Mythography: An Approach to Gravity's Rainbow, So. Illinois Univ. Press, 1987

Huson, Paul, The Devil's Picturebook, New York: C.P. Putnam's Sons, 1971

Huzel, Dieter K., Peenemuende To Canaveral, Prentice-Hall, Inc. - 1962

Johnson, David, V-1 V-2, Scarborough House - 1991

Jung, Carl, Volume 8 of the Collected Works of C.G. Jung: The Structure and Dynamics of the Psyche, "The Soul and Death", 1960; originally published in April 1934.

Kennedy, Gregory P., Vengeance Weapon 2, Smithsonian Institution Press, Wash. DC, 1983

Kingsolver, Barbara, High Tide In Tucson: Essays from Now or Never, Harper Collins, 1995

McIntyre, Ruth A., William Pynchon: Merchant and Colonizer 1590-1662, Connecticut Valley Historical Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1961

Martin, James S., All Honorable Men, Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1950

McGovern, James, Crossbow and Overcast, William Morrow & Co., Inc., NY - 1964

Moore, Thomas, The Style of Connectedness: Gravity's Rainbow and Thomas Pynchon, University of Missouri Press, 1987

Neufeld, Michael J., The Rocket and The Reich, Free Press - 1995

Nichols, William, ed., The Third Book of Words to Live By, Simon and Schuster, 1962

Penguin Dictionary of Physics, Valerie Illingworth, Ed., Penguin Books, 1977

Prelinger, Elizabeth, Kaethe Kollwitz, Yale Univ. Press - 1992

Pynchon, Thomas R., Gravity's Rainbow, Viking, 1973

[_______], Slow Learner, Little, Brown, 1984

[_______], The Crying of Lot 49, J.B. Lippincott Co., 1966

Rilke, Ranier Maria, Duino Elegies, translated by C.F. MacIntyre, University of California Press, 1961

Sasuly, Richard, IG Farben, Boni & Gaer New York, 1947

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Schmalenbach, Fritz, Kaethe Kollwitz, Hans Koester Koenigstein im Taunus, 1965

Stark, John, Pynchon's Fictions: Thomas Pynchon and the Literature of Information, Ohio University Press, Athens, Ohio, 1980

Toeloelyan, Khachig, "War as Background in Gravity's Rainbow," in Approaches to Gravity's Rainbow, ed. Charles Clerk, Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1983

Walton, Henry, Germany, Thames & Hudson, London - 1969

Weisenburger, Steven, A Gravity's Rainbow Companion, The University of Georgia Press, 1988

Gravity's Rainbow Alpha Guide
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