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Nueva York 1613–1945
Edward J. Sullivan, ed.
Publisher: New York Historical Society.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781857596397.  Daedalus Item Code: 30850
 
The population of New York City is now nearly one-third Hispanic, marking a demographic transformation that will have a huge impact on the city's culture, daily life, and its future, notes art ... (Read More)
 
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Our World
Molly Malone Cook, photog. Mary Oliver, text.
Publisher: Beacon Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807068809.  Daedalus Item Code: 23542
 
This serenely beautiful book of pictures by Molly Malone Cook (1925–2005) and words by Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Mary Oliver (with some by Cook, whom Oliver always called "M.") is a tribute to the ... (Read More)
 
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A Place on Water: Essays
Robert Kimber, Wesley McNair & Bill Roorbach.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780884482628.  Daedalus Item Code: 43350
 
This trio of long essays from Robert Kimber, Wesley McNair, and Bill Roorbach forms a remarkable three-perspective portrait of husbands, wives, and dogs who share their days around a small pond in ... (Read More)
 
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Prairie Fever: How British Aristocrats Staked a Claim to the American West
Peter Pagnamenta.
Publisher: Duckworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715643723.  Daedalus Item Code: 51226
 
From the 1830s onward, a succession of well-born Britons headed west to the great American wilderness to find adventure and fulfillment, bringing along their dogs, sporting guns, valets, and all the ... (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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The Skolfields and Their Ships: "A Singleness of Purpose"
Ermine S. Reynolds & Kenneth R. Martin.
Publisher: Maine Maritime Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780937410127.  Daedalus Item Code: 40087
 
The Skolfields were a prominent shipbuilding family from Harpswell, Maine, whose enterprise demonstrated "a singleness of purpose," and whose ships sailed from the late 18th to the early 20th ... (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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