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The Great Divide: Nature and Human Nature in the Old World and the New
Peter Watson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061672453.  Daedalus Item Code: 41443
 
Exploring the development of humankind between the Old World and the New—from 15,000 BC to 1500 AD, when the two came together—the author of The Medici Conspiracy and The Modern Mind ... (Read More)
 
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Great Gardens of Spain
Anneli Bojstad. Eduardo Mencos, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711226715.  Daedalus Item Code: 50665
 
Pictured in more than 200 lush color photos—some filling two large pages—this book presents 40 of the most beautiful public gardens in Spain. They reflect the diversity of the Iberian climate and ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Hall of American Wonders: Art, Science, and Invention in the Nineteenth Century
Claire Perry.
Publisher: Smithsonian/Giles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979067891.  Daedalus Item Code: 42518
 
Vividly illustrated with rarely seen prints, survey photographs, zoological and botanical illustrations, patent models, and engineering diagrams, this is a survey of the vision that energized ... (Read More)
 
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Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
Geoffrey Moorhouse.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248677.  Daedalus Item Code: 51173
 
If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex domestic life overshadows an all-but-forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. His vision ... (Read More)
 
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Great House
Nicole Krauss.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393079982.  Daedalus Item Code: 23880
 
(A finalist for the 2010 National Book Award and the 2011 Orange Prize) This powerful third novel from the author of The History of Love is a tapestry of narrative voices linked by ... (Read More)
 
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Great Moments in Art Note Cards
Jeffrey Metzner, illus.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: notecards.
ISBN: 9780307338983.  Daedalus Item Code: 46713
 
What began as a family joke with his grandson—drawing Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man, for example, as a stick figure—became a way for graphic artist and teacher Jeffrey Metzner to ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death
John Kelly.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007150700.  Daedalus Item Code: 51092
 
Second only to World War II in terms of human disaster, the "Black Death" traveled across medieval Europe and in just over a thousand days (1347–51) killed a third of its population—25 million ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Pearl Heist: London’s Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard’s Hunt for the World’s Most Valuable Necklace
Molly Caldwell Crosby.
Publisher: Berkley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780425253731.  Daedalus Item Code: 51245
 
In the summer of 1913, under the cover of London's perpetual smoggy dusk, two brilliant minds—a celebrated gentleman thief and a talented Scotland Yard detective—pit themselves against each other in ... (Read More)
 
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Great Poems for Grand Children
Celestine Frost, ed. Brian Cronin, illus.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402725128.  Daedalus Item Code: 50447
 
Teacher, poet, and grandmother Celestine Frost has gathered 175 of her favorite verses for all ages and compiled them in an anthology meant for sharing poetry between generations. Arranged topically ... (Read More)
 
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Great Short Works of Mark Twain: Old Times on the Mississippi, The Mysterious Stranger, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, The Jumping Frog, Jim Baker's Bluejay Yarn, A True Story, and Other Writings
Mark Twin.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060727864.  Daedalus Item Code: 51047
 
In a less-than-kind summation on the writing of James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain once wrote: "Every time a Cooper person is in peril, and absolute silence is worth four dollars a minute, he is sure ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age
Juliet Nicolson.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802119445.  Daedalus Item Code: 32464
 
In this superb follow-up to her detailed snapshot of pre–World War I England, The Perfect Summer, Juliet Nicolson pieces together colorful personalities, historic moments, and intimate details ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Silence: 1918–1920 Living in the Shadow of the Great War
Juliet Nicolson.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719562570.  Daedalus Item Code: 43989
 
In this superb follow-up to her detailed snapshot of pre–World War I England, The Perfect Summer, Juliet Nicolson pieces together colorful personalities, historic moments, and intimate details ... (Read More)
 
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