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The Classic Era of American Comics
Nicky Wright.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781780974415.  Daedalus Item Code: 51719
In their 1930s50s heyday, the top 500 comics sold over 60 million copies a month, and many are still avidly collected today. Nicky Wright tells the fascinating story of the rise of this highly ... (Read More)
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Gothic Match It Game: Art Epochs Memo
Achim Bednorz, photos.
Publisher: h.f.ullmann.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9783848003372.  Daedalus Item Code: 52946
From about 1140 to 1500, the gothic style held sway in Europe, as seen here in such works as the Parisian tapestry known as The Lady and the Unicorn, Jan van Eyck's painting The Madonna ... (Read More)
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Grand Central: Gateway to a Million Lives
John Belle & Maxinne R. Leighton. James Rudnick & Peter Aaron, photos.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393084566.  Daedalus Item Code: 50424
In 1968, Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal faced bankruptcy, and only a massive show of public support for the landmark prevented it from being razed. Illustrated with more than 150 color and black ... (Read More)
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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
David McCullough.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780671457112.  Daedalus Item Code: 53830
Twice a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Francis Parkman Prize, David McCullough here tells the story of one of our nation's greatest engineering achievements. In the ... (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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The Great Wall of China: Photographs by Chen Changfen
Chen Changfen, photog. Anne Wilkes Tucker. Jonathan D. Spence, foreword.
Publisher: Yale/MFA Houston.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300122473.  Daedalus Item Code: 43419
Over the course of five decades, Chen Changfen has photographically documented the Great Wall of China from a variety of locations and perspectives, finding in the wall a metaphor for the challenges ... (Read More)
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The Great Wall Revisited: From the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head
William Lindesay.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674031494.  Daedalus Item Code: 40050
Perhaps the most famous structure in the world, the Great Wall of China has certainly inspired its share of coffee-table books. This one, though not particularly large, is one of the more engaging ... (Read More)
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Gustav Stickley
David Cathers.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714861111.  Daedalus Item Code: 52871
Superb photos of individual furniture pieces, archival photos, and scores of reproductions from the pages of The Craftsman and other ephemera of the early 20th century illustrate this ... (Read More)
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Gustave Klimt 2016 Wall Calendar
Gustave Klimt, illus.
Publisher: Te Neues.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9781623255657.  Daedalus Item Code: 55794
Known for his lush visual textures and his provocative images of women, Viennese painter Gustav Klimt (18621918) remained an intensely private individual throughout most of his career, yet his ... (Read More)
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A Halloween Treat/Edward Gorey's Ghosts
Edward Gorey.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608196166.  Daedalus Item Code: 53209
Deliciously spooky, but not overstuffed, this wispy little tome from Edward Gorey is actually two tales in one two-faced binding. On the obverse we find a short paean to that most delightful of ... (Read More)
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The Handbag: To Have & to Hold
Carmel Allen.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780970707.  Daedalus Item Code: 42343
It may serve as a portable boudoir, office, bank, and emergency kit for women everywhere, but the once-humble handbag has also become an essential fashion accessory, a bellwether of cultural trends, ... (Read More)
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Henley-on-Thames Then & Now in Colour: Britain in Old Photographs
John Pilling & Laurence Waters.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752463643.  Daedalus Item Code: 40058
Once a thriving river port, Oxfordshire's Henley-on-Thames lost much of its traditional trade during the railway boom of the 1840s, and many of the town's beautiful buildings gradually fell into ... (Read More)
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