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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris
Steven Levingston.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536035.  Daedalus Item Code: 61562
 
A veteran international journalist and now the nonfiction book editor of the Washington Post, Steven Levingston here gives us a delicious account of a murder most Gallic, whose lurid ... (Read More)
 
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A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball's Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 21–22, 1861
James A. Morgan.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611210668.  Daedalus Item Code: 54759
 
Though a small battle by comparison to the bloody confrontations that were to come, the 1861 Union defeat at Ball's Bluff, early in the Civil War, had disproportionate and far-reaching effects, as ... (Read More)
 
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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
 
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (1626–97) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (Read More)
 
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London Bridge in America: The True Story of a Transatlantic Crossing
Travis Elborough.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096256.  Daedalus Item Code: 51174
 
In 1968 the world's largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge across 4300 miles of ocean and sand? Why did oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king Robert ... (Read More)
 
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Loose Cannons: 101 Myths, Mishaps, and Misadventures of Military History
Graeme Donald.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762777945.  Daedalus Item Code: 51364
 
From the author of Sticklers, Sideburns, and Bikinis comes this funny, often irreverent look at 2,000 years of lies, inaccuracies, propaganda, deceit, downright foolishness, and little-known ... (Read More)
 
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Los Angeles Then and Now: Completely Updated and Revised
Rosemary Lord.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626862470.  Daedalus Item Code: 61785
 
Despite its reputation for a laid-back lifestyle, Los Angeles is a place of restless invention and reinvention, where landmarks made famous in film and television some decades ago have already been ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Ireland: 1860–1960
William Derham.
Publisher: Hyde Park.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780993068584.  Daedalus Item Code: 61232
 
From war and insurrection to prosperity and development, sweeping changes have revised much of Ireland's landscape, notes William Derham; a great swath of the country's built past no longer survives, ... (Read More)
 
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Lost London 1870–1945
Philip Davies.
Publisher: Transatlantic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780955794988.  Daedalus Item Code: 54182
 
Gloriously illustrated with more than 500 photographs of London (up to 19 x 11 1/2 inches) from the Archives of English Heritage, this large album reveals Elizabethan, Georgian, and Victorian London ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service
Andrew Meier.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393335354.  Daedalus Item Code: 23884
 
For half a century the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered on Stalin's orders in 1947, remained hidden in the secret file of the Soviet and American intelligence ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Worlds: Ruins of the Americas
Arthur Drooker. Pico Iyer, foreword.
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851497584.  Daedalus Item Code: 60374
 
Having previously captured the strange beauty of decaying stateside sites in American Ruins, Arthur Drooker here turns his infrared camera upon ancient locales in Central and South America. ... (Read More)
 
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Louder Than Words: Ways of Seeing Women Workers in Eighteenth-Century France
Geraldine Sheridan.
Publisher: Texas Tech.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780896726222.  Daedalus Item Code: 44004
 
In an era when trade guilds in France largely excluded women as members in their own right, the images depicted in Denis Diderot's Encyclopédie and other contemporary French sources reveal ... (Read More)
 
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Luftwaffe at War: Volume 2: Blitzkrieg in the West 1939–1940
E.R. Hooton.
Publisher: Classic Publication.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781857802726.  Daedalus Item Code: 61481
 
Continuing the story of the rise of Germany's Luftwaffe at the onset of World War II, defense journalist E.F. Hooton tells how Germany's innovative blitzkrieg tactical assault, honed by practical ... (Read More)
 
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