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New York Night & Day B5 Journal: 152 Pages with Photographs and Overlays and a Ribbon Marker

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: journal.
Daedalus Item Code: 46611
New York City has two distinct faces—a hive of business, commerce, and production by day, and a place of romance, mystery, and restless energy by night—both of which are revealed here in photos from ... (Read More)
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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Dorothy Wickenden.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439176580.  Daedalus Item Code: 54027
In the summer of 1916, Smith College graduates and best friends Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood left their Auburn, New York, hometown to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, taking teaching ... (Read More)
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Penn Station, New York
Louis Stettner, photog. Adam Gopnik, intro. Raphaël Picon, text.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500544501.  Daedalus Item Code: 59394
One of the last living members of the avant-garde New York School of photography of the 1950s, street photographer Louis Stettner challenged many long-held tenets of photography as an art form. His ... (Read More)
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Public Sculpture and the Civic Ideal in New York City, 1890–1930
Michele H. Bogart.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781560987666.  Daedalus Item Code: 13121
Art historian Michele Bogart offers this groundbreaking consideration of public art in New York City as a topic for serious scholarly consideration, examining the city's sustained and organized ... (Read More)
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The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom 1879–1960
Douglas Brinkley.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062005960.  Daedalus Item Code: 22322
This riveting history of some of America's most beautiful natural resources, by the author of the National Outdoor Book Award–winning The Wilderness Warrior, documents the heroic fight waged ... (Read More)
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Reaching for the Sky: New York: 1929–1932—Drawings and Prints
Mark Freeman.
Publisher: Allied Arts Guild.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780963337405.  Daedalus Item Code: 21122
This unique collection of 60 drawings and 18 prints represents the sketch portfolio of Austrian-born architect Mark Freeman, who during his years of study at Columbia University recorded the ... (Read More)
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Reading Room 1953 Pocket Notebook: 128 Ruled Pages with Ribbon Marker

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: journal.
Daedalus Item Code: 46593
Reading, research, and writing are the keywords for this unobtrusive little journal, featuring a 1953 image of a New York Public Library reading room. Measuring a pocketable 3 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, ... (Read More)
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Shipwreck!: Winslow Homer and The Life Line
Kathleen A. Foster.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300185478.  Daedalus Item Code: 42143
How does an artist create an image that demands our attention, and lingers with us long after we've seen it? The Life Line, a thrilling scene of rescue on stormy seas, established Winslow ... (Read More)
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A Simple Murder: A Mystery
Eleanor Kuhns.
Publisher: Minotaur/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250005533.  Daedalus Item Code: 38109
(Winner of the 2011 Mystery Writers of America/Minotaur Books First Crime Novel Competition) Five years ago, while William Rees was recovering from his stint as a Revolutionary War soldier, ... (Read More)
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Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835
Jefferson Morley.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385533379.  Daedalus Item Code: 41991
In 1835 the nation's capital simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves in the city for the first time. Among the enslaved was ... (Read More)
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Townie: A Memoir
Andre Dubus III.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393064667.  Daedalus Item Code: 23897
(A Finalist for the 2012 Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year and a New York Times Editor's Choice for 2011) The author of the National Book Award Finalist House of Sand ... (Read More)
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The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
Susan E. Tifft & Alex S. Jones.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316836319.  Daedalus Item Code: 21313
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, a single family has controlled America's newspaper of record, setting the agenda not only for the ... (Read More)
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