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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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MI6: The Real James Bonds 1909–39
Michael Smith.
Publisher: Dialogue.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906447007.  Daedalus Item Code: 50077
 
Former intelligence officer and Sunday Times defense correspondent Michael Smith opens his superb history (originally published in England as Six: A History of Britain's Secret Intelligence ... (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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The Magnificent Spilsbury and the Case of the Brides in the Bath
Jane Robins.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848541085.  Daedalus Item Code: 50914
 
In the dark opening months of World War I, Britain became engrossed by a horror closer to home. Bessie Mundy, Alice Burnham, and Margaret Lofty had at least one thing in common: they were spinsters ... (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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Mandela: In Celebration of a Great Life
Charlene Smith. Desmond Tutu, foreword.
Publisher: New Holland.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781742574363.  Daedalus Item Code: 50626
 
Recounting the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela—in which he rose from political prisoner to president of South Africa—this biography features more than 100 color and black and white photographs. ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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Mankind: The Story of All of Us
Pamela D. Toler. Ian Morris, foreword.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762447039.  Daedalus Item Code: 50648
 
This abundantly illustrated companion volume to the popular History Channel series is a fast-moving chronicle of human progress, filled with more than 300 color maps, artworks, and photos from the ... (Read More)
 
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The Many Loves of Buffalo Bill: The True Story of Life on the Wild West Show
Chris Enss. Peter Sherayko. foreword.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762748150.  Daedalus Item Code: 41882
 
Buffalo Bill Cody's charismatic personality and popular road shows made him the emblem of the Wild West in the eyes of the public. The author of A Beautiful Mine looks beyond the legend, to ... (Read More)
 
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A Map of Tudor London, 1520
Historic Towns Trust. Caroline Barron, intro.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781908402516.  Daedalus Item Code: 59184
 
Beautifully portraying London in the time of King Henry VIII, this 38 x 23-inch map depicts the capital city from the Savoy in the west to the Tower and St. Katherine's Hospital in the East, from the ... (Read More)
 
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Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345521347.  Daedalus Item Code: 42321
 
The author of The Lady in the Tower—about the more famous Boleyn sister, Anne—as well as a string of highly regarded histories and novels of Tudor England, Alison Weir looks here to the older ... (Read More)
 
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Mathematics in Victorian Britain
Raymond Flood, Adrian Rice & Robin Wilson.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199601394.  Daedalus Item Code: 50944
 
During the Victorian era, industrial and economic growth led to an unprecedented rise in productivity and invention, and that spirit of creativity and ingenuity was reflected in the expansion in ... (Read More)
 
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