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London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385531504.  Daedalus Item Code: 41007
 
The Whitbread Award–winning biographer of T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare, as well as of the River Thames and London itself, Peter Ackroyd here digs deep into London's underside to offer this ... (Read More)
 
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London's East End Survivors: Voices of the Blitz Generation
Andrew Bissell.
Publisher: Centenar.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907680007.  Daedalus Item Code: 40063
 
On September 7, 1940—Black Saturday—London's East End took the first aerial assault of the Blitz, and the capital was pounded for 57 consecutive nights. The tightly packed homes, pubs, shops, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Lone Assassin: The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hitler
Helmut Ortner. Ross Benjamin, trans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616083830.  Daedalus Item Code: 40486
 
A carpenter and clock case maker, Georg Elser appeared to be an ordinary citizen in 1939 Munich. But he had grasped the thuggish nature of the Führer and his regime, and realized that many people ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Chalice: The Real-Life Chase for One of the World's Rarest Masterpieces—A Priceless 2,500-Year-Old Artifact Depicting the Fall of Troy
Vernon Silver.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061558290.  Daedalus Item Code: 33549
 
On a warm June evening in 1990 at Sotheby's in New York City, an anonymous man in a green golf sweater paid three quarters of a million dollars to win a 2500-year-old chalice that had been unearthed ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Gold of the Dark Ages: War, Treasure, and the Mystery of the Saxons
Caroline Alexander. Kevin Leahy, intro.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426208140.  Daedalus Item Code: 32771
 
In July 2009 an amateur metal-detecting enthusiast made an astonishing find: 3500 pieces of bejeweled gold and silver artifacts, weapons, and armor dating back almost 1500 years, to an era when the ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
David Howard.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547520216.  Daedalus Item Code: 34233
 
April 1865: Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, John Wilkes Booth assassinates Abraham Lincoln, and General Sherman's army marches into the vanquished city of Raleigh. Sometime in that tumultuous ... (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, photog. Pico Iyer, foreword.
Publisher: ACC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851496747.  Daedalus Item Code: 42655
 
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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Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Mary Gabriel.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316066112.  Daedalus Item Code: 33372
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; Named One of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by the Washington Post, Boston ... (Read More)
 
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Love Letters of Great Men and Women
Ursula Doyle, ed.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330515139.  Daedalus Item Code: 42876
 
From the private papers of Beethoven and Lord Byron to those of Anne Boleyn and Queen Victoria, this anthology collects some of the most romantic letters in history. Passion, jealousy, hope, and ... (Read More)
 
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Magic: The Western Tradition
Francis King.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500810088.  Daedalus Item Code: 40755
 
From the earliest human civilizations to the present day, magic has been a fixture in our culture, encompassing everything from alchemy and witchcraft to astrology and the Kabbalah. This history ... (Read More)
 
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A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death that Changed the British Monarchy
Helen Rappaport.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312621056.  Daedalus Item Code: 38032
 
During his 20-year marriage to Queen Victoria, Prince Albert increasingly performed the functions of King in all but name, and the outpouring of grief after Albert's 1861 death was so extreme that ... (Read More)
 
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