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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400031740.  Daedalus Item Code: 62272
 
(Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2009 and named of the Best Books of the Year by The New Yorker, the Boston ... (Read More)
 
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The First World War in Photographs
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch/IWM.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780233004198.  Daedalus Item Code: 60012
 
From the mud of Flanders to the beaches of Gallipoli, all of the major battles, theaters of operations, and nationalities of the Great War are commemorated in this chronological survey. These black ... (Read More)
 
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Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth
Terry Alford.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195054125.  Daedalus Item Code: 63874
 
(Finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Prize for Best Biography) Arguably the most reviled man in American history, John Wilkes Booth has for 150 years been seen entirely in the ... (Read More)
 
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Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money
Bruno Buratti, Gerardo Severino, & Fiorenzo Catalli.
Publisher: Libreria Dello Stato.   Format: Slipcased, pap.
ISBN: 9788824010429.  Daedalus Item Code: 33642
 
A practical spotter's guide to counterfeits in Italian coins, banknotes, and electronic money, this large slipcased volume is rather more valuable to most of us as a visual chronicle of some of the ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington: Gentleman Warrior
Stephen Brumwell.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658458.  Daedalus Item Code: 63131
 
(Winner of the 2013 George Washington Book Prize) This vivid recounting of the formative years and military career of George Washington follows his journey from brutal border skirmishes with ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington: The Crossing
Jack E. Levin. Mark R. Levin, preface.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476731933.  Daedalus Item Code: 63721
 
On Christmas night, 1776, George Washington and his army crossed the Delaware River and took the mercenary Hessians by surprise. Although Emanuel Leutze's iconic painting has defined the event for ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Escape
Paul Brickhill.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780304356874.  Daedalus Item Code: 63778
 
One of the most famous stories from World War II, dramatized in the film of the same name, this is the 1950 account of how more than 600 men in a German prisoner of war camp worked together to ... (Read More)
 
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The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
John Demos.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679455103.  Daedalus Item Code: 63405
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award for Nonfiction) Historian John Demos, winner of the Bancroft Prize for Entertaining Satan and the Francis Parkman Prize for The Unredeemed ... (Read More)
 
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The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Jane Ridley.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972634.  Daedalus Item Code: 62276
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Best 100 Books of 2013 and a Boston Globe Best Book of the Year) Born Prince Albert Edward, and known to familiars as "Bertie," the ... (Read More)
 
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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill
Candice Millard.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385535731.  Daedalus Item Code: 69656
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) At 24, Winston Churchill saw it as his destiny to become Britain's prime minister, despite having lost his first Parliamentary bid. Intending to prove himself ... (Read More)
 
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Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution
Kathleen DuVal.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068951.  Daedalus Item Code: 63723
 
(Winner of The Journal of the American Revolution's Book of the Year Award; Finalist for the George Washington Book Prize) The history of the American Revolution is often framed from ... (Read More)
 
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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries
Michael R. Fischbach.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231135382.  Daedalus Item Code: 54811
 
(Runner-up for the 2009 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize) In the 20 years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, ... (Read More)
 
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