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Around Washington Square: An Illustrated History of Greenwich Village
Luther S. Harris.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801873416.  Daedalus Item Code: 63530
 
Henry James wrote that it was "as if the wine of life had been poured for you, in advance, into some pleasant old punch bowl." Founded in 1826, the neighborhood surrounding Washington Square was once ... (Read More)
 
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Browsing Nature's Aisles: A Year of Foraging for Wild Food in the Suburbs
Wendy & Eric Brown.
Publisher: New Society.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865717503.  Daedalus Item Code: 62076
 
As part of their commitment to self-reliance and resiliency, Wendy and Eric Brown decided to spend a year incorporating wild edibles into their diet. The experience fundamentally changed their ... (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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Central Park After a Blizzard 2003 Pocket Notebook: 128 Ruled Pages with Ribbon Marker

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: journal.
Daedalus Item Code: 46594
 
Snapped in 2003, the snowy image on this little journal makes Central Park look like a drawing of itself, with trees and paths etched on the smooth white background. Measuring a pocketable 3 3/4 x 5 ... (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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Crazy Horse and Custer: The Epic Clash of Two Great Warriors at the Little Bighorn
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743468640.  Daedalus Item Code: 63755
 
This dual biography—from the historian who gave us Band of Brothers and other books on World War II, on Lewis and Clark, and on the opening of the West—looks at the two great warriors who ... (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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The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West
Peter Cozzens.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307958044.  Daedalus Item Code: 69398
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) With the end of the Civil War, the United States recommenced its expansion onto traditional Indian tribal lands, setting off a wide-ranging, multifaceted ... (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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