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Pity for the Guy: A Biography of Guy Fawkes
John Paul Davis.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720613490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52427
 
The author of Robin Hood: The Unknown Templar returns here with a detailed portrait of the infamous figure behind the 1605 Gunpowder Plot. For hundreds of years Guy Fawkes has been portrayed ... (Read More)
 
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Playships of the World: The Naval Diaries of Admiral Dan Gallery, 1920–1924
Dan Gallery. Robert Shenk, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037221.  Daedalus Item Code: 41791
 
After touring the USS Pittsburgh off the French Riviera in 1926, James Thurber described it as the "Playship of the World." Dan Gallery, who would later be famous for capturing the German ... (Read More)
 
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Prairie Fever: British Aristocrats in the American West 1830–1890
Peter Pagnamenta.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393347081.  Daedalus Item Code: 49044
 
From the 1830s onward, a succession of well-born Britons headed west to the great American wilderness to find adventure and fulfillment, bringing along their dogs, sporting guns, valets, and all the ... (Read More)
 
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President Lincoln Assassinated!: The Firsthand Story of the Murder, Manhunt, Trial, and Mourning
Harold Holzer.
Publisher: Library of America.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781598533736.  Daedalus Item Code: 59358
 
A recipient of the Lincoln Prize and the National Humanities Medal, Harold Holzer is one of the country's leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era; here ... (Read More)
 
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The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916
Alistair Horne.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140170412.  Daedalus Item Code: 49344
 
Originally published in 1962 and continuously in print ever since, this is the second book in a landmark trilogy that, along with The Fall of Paris and To Lose a Battle, tells the story ... (Read More)
 
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The Prison Cookbook
Peter Higginbotham.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454238.  Daedalus Item Code: 52439
 
In this follow-up to The Workhouse Cookbook, Peter Higginbotham lifts the lid on the real story of prison food in Britain. He traces the history of prison catering from the Middle Ages—when ... (Read More)
 
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Queen Bee of Tuscany: The Redoubtable Janet Ross
Ben Downing.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374239718.  Daedalus Item Code: 54541
 
(A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2013) Born into a distinguished intellectual family in 1842 and raised among such luminaries as Dickens and Thackeray, Janet Ross married at 18 ... (Read More)
 
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The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court
Anna Whitelock.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250062307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59213
 
Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, and for more than 40 years her bedchamber was the heart of her court. Elizabeth's private life was of public concern—her body represented the state ... (Read More)
 
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Quelch's Gold: Piracy, Greed, and Betrayal in Colonial New England
Clifford Beal.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597972338.  Daedalus Item Code: 44307
 
In May 1704 the brigantine Charles quietly slipped into the cove at Marblehead, Massachusetts. Her sudden appearance some ten months after her mysterious departure started tongues wagging, and ... (Read More)
 
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Rabbit Stew and a Penny or Two: A Gypsy Family's Hard and Happy Times on the Road in the 1950s
Maggie Smith-Bendell.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349123615.  Daedalus Item Code: 52416
 
Born on a Somerset pea field in 1941, the second of eight children in a Romani family, Maggie Smith-Bendell has lived through the years of greatest change in the travelling community's long history. ... (Read More)
 
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The Rashness of That Hour: Politics, Gettysburg, and the Downfall of Confederate Brigadier General Alfred Iverson
Robert J. Wynstra.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781932714883.  Daedalus Item Code: 54765
 
(Winner of the 2010 James I. Robertson Literary Prize for Confederate History and the 2011 Bachelder-Coddington Literary Award) No commander in the Army of Northern Virginia suffered more ... (Read More)
 
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Reader's Digest War Stories: Daring First-Hand Accounts of World War II from the Magazine Archives
Jock Stirrup, foreword. Jo Bourne, ed.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780201016.  Daedalus Item Code: 42865
 
Reproduced directly from the magazine's pages—including original photos and illustrations, short items to fill out a page, and several "Humor in Uniform" entries—this anthology collects 23 pieces ... (Read More)
 
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