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Scott's Last Expedition
Steve Parker.
Publisher: Natural History Museum, London.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780565092870.  Daedalus Item Code: 42004
 
In November 1910, Robert Falcon Scott set off on the greatest quest of the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration—to reach the South Pole in Antarctica. The author of Peacocks, Penguins, and Other ... (Read More)
 
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The Sea, The Sea
Xenophon. Rex Warner, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141026312.  Daedalus Item Code: 32339
 
Born in Athens in the 5th century BC, devoted to Socrates and a supporter of Sparta, Xenophon produced an extraordinary eyewitness account of the attempt of a Greek mercenary army—the Ten Thousand—to ... (Read More)
 
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The Search for Ancient Greece
Roland & Francoise Etienne.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300206.  Daedalus Item Code: 33633
 
Abundantly illustrated, with period engravings and reproductions of art, archival photos, or color photos on virtually every page, this book chronicles the excitement of rediscovery as works from ... (Read More)
 
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Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture, and Artifact
David P. Silverman, ed.
Publisher: Dallas Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781931707367.  Daedalus Item Code: 40555
 
This book presents a spectacular collection of archaeological and artistic treasures of ancient Egypt, documented and acquired by various expeditions of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret History of MI6 1909–1949
Keith Jeffery.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202742.  Daedalus Item Code: 33764
 
Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (commonly known as MI6) was born a century ago amid fears of the rising power of other countries, especially Germany. Although the next 40 years saw MI6 taking ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Museum: Some Treasures are Too Precious to Display
Molly Oldfield.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007455287.  Daedalus Item Code: 42734
 
A researcher and writer for the BBC's long-running comedy panel quiz show QI, hosted by Stephen Fry, as well as the author of the QI column in the Telegraph, Molly Oldfield is ... (Read More)
 
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The Seventeen Traditions: Lessons from an American Childhood
Ralph Nader.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062210647.  Daedalus Item Code: 33557
 
The activist, humanitarian, and former presidential candidate named one of the 100 most influential figures in American history by The Atlantic, Ralph Nader looks back at his small-town ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: Staging the World
Jonathan Bate & Dora Thornton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199915019.  Daedalus Item Code: 40958
 
Almost as good as time-traveling back to Shakespeare's London to see one of his plays at the Globe Theatre, this heavily illustrated book gives us the streets, shops, and churches that the poet would ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Church: A Parish for the World
Val Horsler, Martin Gorick & Paul Edmondson. Jonathan Bate, intro.
Publisher: Third Millenium.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906507336.  Daedalus Item Code: 34341
 
Known worldwide as the final resting place of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon's Trinity Church has a colorful history extending back centuries before the birth of the Bard. With color ... (Read More)
 
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The Shipbuilder: 1907–1914, Volume 2
Mark D. Warren, ed.
Publisher: Blue Riband.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780964815315.  Daedalus Item Code: 42782
 
From the long-lived Cunard liner Aquitania (the biggest ship in Britain in 1913 and the only major liner to survive military service in both world wars) to the Hamburg-built Cap ... (Read More)
 
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The Shipbuilder: 1906–1914, Volume 1
Mark D. Warren, ed.
Publisher: Blue Riband.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780964815308.  Daedalus Item Code: 42781
 
Some of the most famous passenger ships of all time—including the Cunard liner Mauretania, the White Star sister ships Olympic and Titanic, and the fast French liner ... (Read More)
 
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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Modernisation of the Monarchy
Paul Thomas Murphy.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781851272.  Daedalus Item Code: 42884
 
During Queen Victoria’s 64-year reign, no fewer than eight attempts were made on her life; the would-be assassins included a bartender dreaming of becoming an admiral, a hunchback longing for ... (Read More)
 
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