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The English and Their History
Robert Tombs.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101873366.  Daedalus Item Code: 69426
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016 and named a Book of the Year by London's Times Literary Supplement, Daily Telegraph, Spectator, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Expedition: A Love Story: Solving the Mystery of a Polar Tragedy
Bea Uusma. Agnes Broomé, trans.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781859629.  Daedalus Item Code: 64459
 
(Winner of Sweden's 2013 August Prize for Nonfiction) On July 11th, 1897, three men in a hydrogen balloon set out from Svalbard for the North Pole. Led by engineer August Soloman Andrée, they ... (Read More)
 
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The Face of Britain: The Nation Through Its Portraits
Simon Schama.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670922291.  Daedalus Item Code: 70132
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) In this stunning companion volume to the five-part BBC television series and the National Portrait Gallery exhibition of the same ... (Read More)
 
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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379665.  Daedalus Item Code: 62892
 
(One of Time Magazine's Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2013) "The dream of flight is to see the world differently," posits the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The ... (Read More)
 
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Jean Edward Smith.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812970494.  Daedalus Item Code: 62239
 
(Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and Named One of the Best Books of the Year by Washington Post Book World and the Chicago Tribune) The biographer of Ulysses S. Grant, John ... (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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