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Lizzie Siddal: The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel
Lucinda Hawksley.
Publisher: Sevenoaks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781774731.  Daedalus Item Code: 62405
In an era when lower-class women generally lived out their lives in obscurity, Lizzie Siddal instead became one of the most famous faces in Victorian Britain and a pivotal figure of London's artistic ... (Read More)
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London: A Literary Anthology
Richard Fairman, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780712357401.  Daedalus Item Code: 62175
"There's nowhere like London really you know," says Ginger in Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies, and from the innumerable books written about London or set in the city, it would seem countless that ... (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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London Fragments: A Literary Expedition
Rüdiger Görner. Debra Marmor & Herbert Danner, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906598730.  Daedalus Item Code: 63297
On 10 strolls through some of the most interesting areas of London, Rüdiger Görner re-discovers the literary landscape of the capital. He meets Shakespeare, Heine, and Hogarth south of the river; ... (Read More)
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London Walks: On Foot Guides 2nd Edition
Celia Woolfrey.
Publisher: Insiders' Guide.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762741618.  Daedalus Item Code: 62351
Large though it may be, London is a city that is particularly rewarding for those who set out to see it on foot. Arranged by neighborhood, this guide features aerial-view, three-dimensional maps to ... (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 Tribe of Coney Island: Headhunters, Luna Park, and the Man Who Pulled Off the Spectacle of the Century
Claire Prentice.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544262287.  Daedalus Item Code: 61880
In 1905, Coney Island's Luna Park featured an unprecedented attraction: the Igorrotes, a group of headhunting, dog-eating tribespeople brought to America from the Philippines by opportunistic showman ... (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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Mad, Bad and Dangerous: The Eccentricity of Tyrants
Tom Ambrose.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720614473.  Daedalus Item Code: 62998
From Roman emperor Nero to Syrian president Assad, from Ivan the Terrible to Muammar Gaddafi, this book considers what has driven some of the most tyrannical and fanatical figures in history. Through ... (Read More)
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
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