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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250003638.  Daedalus Item Code: 49564
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) In his third History of England, following Foundation and Tudors, two-time Whitbread Award winner and Daedalus favorite Peter Ackroyd ... (Read More)
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The Return of George Washington: 1783–1789
Edward J. Larson.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062248671.  Daedalus Item Code: 49628
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion, as well as the ... (Read More)
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The Rooster Prince of Breslov
Ann Redisch Stampler. Eugene Yelchin, illus.
Publisher: Clarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618989744.  Daedalus Item Code: 33438
When a spoiled prince tears off his clothes and starts acting like a rooster, his royal parents call in doctors and magicians to help him, in this traditional Yiddish folktale for readers 4 to 8. ... (Read More)
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The Sale of the Late King's Goods: Charles I & His Art Collection
Jerry Brotton.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330427098.  Daedalus Item Code: 43945
(Nominated for the 2006 Samuel Johnson Prize) Great Britain's Charles I (1600–49) showed an extravagance in amassing his art collection that scandalized Parliament and led to civil war, the ... (Read More)
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Laura Hillenbrand.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780449005613.  Daedalus Item Code: 42328
(Named one of the best books of 2001 by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Economist, and BookSense; finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los ... (Read More)
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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler
Jason Roberts.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007161263.  Daedalus Item Code: 51331
(Finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award) This biography is the story of a remarkable explorer known simply as the Blind Traveler. James Holman (1786–1857) circumnavigated the ... (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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Shopping in the Renaissance: Customer Cultures in Italy 1400–1600
Evelyn Welch.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300159851.  Daedalus Item Code: 42512
(Winner of the 2005 Wolfson Foundation History Prize) Shopping was as important in the Renaissance as it is today, posits Evelyn Welch. In this engaging and gorgeously illustrated study she ... (Read More)
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
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Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court
Jeff Shesol.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393338812.  Daedalus Item Code: 51038
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2010)Beginning in 1935, in a series of devastating decisions, the Supreme Court's conservative majority left much of Franklin Roosevelt's agenda in ... (Read More)
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Testament of Youth: Movie Tie-In Edition
Vera Brittain. Shirley Williams, preface.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143108382.  Daedalus Item Code: 59470
"Few young women could have been less forewarned and forearmed than I was against the war in general, and the Army Hospital Service in particular." In 1915 Vera Brittain abandoned her studies at ... (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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