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The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers
Lucia del Sol Knight & Daniel Bruce MacNaughton.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393048766.  Daedalus Item Code: 41473
Delightful to page through and a rich trove of information, this substantive desk reference is an international catalog of great yacht designers from the early 1800s to the present—legendary figures ... (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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The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South
Bruce Levine.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400067039.  Daedalus Item Code: 52566
In 1860 the American South was a wealthy, imposing region where a small minority had amassed great political power and enormous fortunes through a system of forced labor. By the end of 1865, millions ... (Read More)
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Feasting on Asphalt: The River Run
Alton Brown.
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584796817.  Daedalus Item Code: 12013
A companion volume to the second run of Alton Brown's Feasting on Asphalt series, this lighthearted and mouthwatering road trip follows Brown and his crew on motorcycles down the length of the ... (Read More)
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The Five-Cent Movie House 1917 Tablet Notebook: 128 Ruled Pages with Ribbon Marker

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: journal.
Daedalus Item Code: 46599
A nickel in 1917 bought you a moving picture, short subjects, and the coolest air in the city, proclaimed by the hodgepodge of posters slapped up in front of a New York City movie house on the cover ... (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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Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York
Richard Zacks.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519724.  Daedalus Item Code: 41984
The author of The Pirate Hunter, An Underground Education, and History Laid Bare here paints a vivid portrait of the lewd underbelly of 1890s New York, and of Theodore Roosevelt ... (Read More)
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A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York: Second Edition: ArtPlace Series
Kevin C. Fitzpatrick.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781938901072.  Daedalus Item Code: 53099
Take a journey into the city of theaters, bars, and hotel rooms where Dorothy Parker sharpened her wit, polished her writing, and captured the edgy mood of her times. Her life and work "were not only ... (Read More)
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (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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New York at Night
Jason Hawkes, photog. Christopher Gray, text.
Publisher: Merrell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781858945293.  Daedalus Item Code: 31247
To see New York City from the air is to experience the immensity and order of this vital concentration of capital, culture, and humanity; to see it at night is to witness the lively and restless ... (Read More)
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New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History
Randi Minetor. Nic Minetor, photos.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762757435.  Daedalus Item Code: 34922
This illustrated history of immigration in America's most international city—ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th-century Irish Potato Famine, and from Ellis Island to the present day—provides ... (Read More)
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