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Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West—One Meal at a Time
Stephen Fried.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553383485.  Daedalus Item Code: 70297
 
As famous in their day as McDonald's, Starbucks, or Marriott hotels, Harvey House lunch counters, restaurants, dining cars, and hotels followed the railroads into the Southwest as America's first ... (Read More)
 
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Carriages on Fifth Avenue 1897 Pocket Notebook: 128 Ruled Pages with Ribbon Marker

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: journal.
Daedalus Item Code: 46596
 
Fashionable ladies with muffs and stoles and top-hatted gentlemen with walking sticks stride purposefully down Manhattan's busy streets in this 1897 photo, while horse-drawn carriages turn midtown ... (Read More)
 
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A Century in Captivity: The Life and Trials of Prince Mortimer, a Connecticut Slave
Denis R. Caron.
Publisher: New Hampshire/New England.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781584655404.  Daedalus Item Code: 63013
 
On December 21, 1811, a Connecticut judge sentenced Prince Mortimer, a sickly 87-year-old slave, to life imprisonment for attempting to poison his master. By the time he died at the age of 110, ... (Read More)
 
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Collecting Modern: Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Since 1876
Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300122190.  Daedalus Item Code: 32717
 
Since its inception in 1876 the Philadelphia Museum of Art has consistently acquired important examples of contemporary design and decorative arts. Curator Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger reveals how ... (Read More)
 
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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307475947.  Daedalus Item Code: 69424
 
(Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) From the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, this ... (Read More)
 
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Dinosaurs on the Hudson 1963 Pocket Notebook: 128 Ruled Pages with Ribbon Marker

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: journal.
Daedalus Item Code: 46595
 
Nine life-sized dinosaur replicas were installed by Sinclair Oil at the 1964 New York World's Fair, four of which are captured in the 1963 photo on the cover of this considerably ... (Read More)
 
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
James M. McPherson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204975.  Daedalus Item Code: 64371
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2014) History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis; in his own time and in later generations he has been variously deemed an incompetent ... (Read More)
 
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English Silver in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Volume II: Silver from 1697 Including Irish and Scottish Silver
Ellenor M. Alcorn. Thomas Sinsteden, contributor.
Publisher: MFA, Boston.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780878464807.  Daedalus Item Code: 40589
 
The collection of English silver at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, was established in the 1930s and has long been considered one of the finest collections of such objects in the world. This ... (Read More)
 
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Feasting on Asphalt: The River Run
Alton Brown.
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584796817.  Daedalus Item Code: 12013
 
A companion volume to the second run of Alton Brown's Feasting on Asphalt series, this lighthearted and mouthwatering road trip follows Brown and his crew on motorcycles down the length of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Five-Cent Movie House 1917 Tablet Notebook: 128 Ruled Pages with Ribbon Marker

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: journal.
Daedalus Item Code: 46599
 
A nickel in 1917 bought you a moving picture, short subjects, and the coolest air in the city, proclaimed by the hodgepodge of posters slapped up in front of a New York City movie house on the cover ... (Read More)
 
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Garden Guide: New York City: Revised Edition
Nancy Berner & Susan Lowry. Joseph De Sciose, photos.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780393733075.  Daedalus Item Code: 63205
 
If you know where to look, unexpected and often extraordinary gardens are nestled in just about every corner of New York City. With color photos throughout (many filling the page), this pocketable ... (Read More)
 
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General Jo Shelby's March
Anthony Arthur.
Publisher: Random House/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068302.  Daedalus Item Code: 70228
 
General Jo Shelby had been a daring and ruthless cavalry commander, renowned and notorious for his slashing forays behind Union lines. After Appomattox, Shelby declared that he would never surrender, ... (Read More)
 
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