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Beautiful for Ever: Madame Rachel of Bond Street: Cosmetician, Con-Artist and Blackmailer
Helen Rappaport.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099570134.  Daedalus Item Code: 51073
Madame Rachel had everything: a Mayfair address, the title of "purveyor to Her Majesty the Queen," a shop full of expensive creams and potions, and an aristocratic, rich—and gullible—clientele. This ... (Read More)
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Below the Convergence: Voyages Toward Antarctica, 1699–1839
Alan Gurney.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393329049.  Daedalus Item Code: 23872
In a wonderfully written book that "will delight both the armchair traveler and the intellectual tourist" (Chicago Tribune), former yacht designer Alan Gurney tells of the first Herculean ... (Read More)
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Ben-Gurion: A Political Life
Shimon Peres. David Landau, interviewer.
Publisher: NextBook/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805242829.  Daedalus Item Code: 38034
Based in part on a series of interviews with journalist David Landau, Shimon Peres offers this insider's view of Israel's first prime minister. Illustrated with 12 pages of black and white ... (Read More)
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Benedict Arnold in the Company of Heroes: The Lives of the Extraordinary Patriots Who Followed Arnold to Canada at the Start of the American Revolution
Arthur S. Lefkowitz.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211115.  Daedalus Item Code: 44538
Hundreds of men followed Colonel Benedict Arnold on his expedition to capture Quebec in December 1775, and after Arnold was injured these soldiers continued to fight bravely until their surrender was ... (Read More)
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Bitter Freedom: William Stone's Record of Service in the Freedmen's Bureau
Suzanne Stone Johnson & Robert Allison Johnson, eds. Lou Falkner Williams, intro.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41398
In 1866, distinguished Civil War veteran Major William Stone of the 19th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers arrived in South Carolina to serve in the newly formed Freedmen's Bureau, supporting ... (Read More)
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Blood of Kings: The Stuarts, the Ruthvens and the 'Gowrie Conspiracy'
J.D. Davies.
Publisher: Ian Allan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711035263.  Daedalus Item Code: 51074
A story of murder, lust for power, and revenge, this book describes a nearly forgotten plot to kill King James Stuart that proved far more dangerous to his life than the nearly contemporary Gunpowder ... (Read More)
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Body Ornaments of Malaita, Solomon Islands
Ben Burt, with David Akin & Michael Kwa'ioloa.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780824831356.  Daedalus Item Code: 50740
The Kwara'ae and other peoples of Malaita Island in the Solomon Islands once ornamented themselves with glistening white shell and pearl shell, intricately carved turtle shell, strings and straps of ... (Read More)
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Book of Legal Stuff: Wacky Laws, Weird Decisions and Strange Statutes
Joanne O'Sullivan.
Publisher: Imagine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781936140039.  Daedalus Item Code: 51006
Every statute in this entertaining compendium is absolutely real, promises Joanne O'Sullivan, from no-nos like eating pies baked by grandmothers in non-certified kitchens to accidentally getting a ... (Read More)
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Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Jill Lepore.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307948830.  Daedalus Item Code: 59759
(Finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction, a New York Times Notable Book, and named a Best Book of 2013 by the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and NPR) ... (Read More)
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A Brief History of the English Reformation: Religion, Politics and Fear: How England Was Transformed by the Tudors
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762446261.  Daedalus Item Code: 43865
When Henry VIII turned against Rome over the issue of divorce, and adopted the Protestant religion, he changed the course of British history; by 1600, England had become a different nation in which ... (Read More)
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The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs
Jim Rasenberger.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416596509.  Daedalus Item Code: 32253
The United States–backed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 remains one of the most ill-fated military blunders in American history, with echoes of the event reverberating even today. Despite the ... (Read More)
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The Building of England: How the History of England Has Shaped Our Buildings
Simon Thurley.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007301409.  Daedalus Item Code: 52937
From Norman castles to the 1909 Selfridges department store, former Chief Executive of English Heritage Simon Thurley looks at how the architecture of England has evolved over the past thousand ... (Read More)
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