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Pagan Spain
Richard Wright.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061450198.  Daedalus Item Code: 23401
A master chronicler of the African American experience, Richard Wright brilliantly expanded his literary horizons with Pagan Spain, originally published in 1957. Francisco Franco's Spain in ... (Read More)
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Paris: Les Boulevards
Pamela Golbin. Charles Franck, illus.
Publisher: Rizzoli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780847845040.  Daedalus Item Code: 59632
Stroll the boulevards of late 19th-century Paris in this remarkable little picture book. Rediscovered on the shelf of a rare bookstore, this book is a true gem, illustrated by Charles Franck and ... (Read More)
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Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light
Penelope Rowlands, ed.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565129535.  Daedalus Item Code: 59657
Paris is "the world capital of memory and desire," concludes one of the contributors to this collection of intimate and insightful memoirs from those who have temporarily called the City of Light ... (Read More)
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The Rambler's Countryside Companion: A Collection of Unusual and Interesting Facts from Relics of the Past to Countryside Oddments, Curios, Customs, and Wisdom
E. Mansell.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753719749.  Daedalus Item Code: 40740
"Years ago, I was asked by a member of a Rambling Club to which I belonged, what was the meaning of the word Lychgate. Not being able to give an explanation, I took the first opportunity of looking ... (Read More)
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The Riddle and the Knight: In Search of Sir John Mandeville, the World's Greatest Traveller
Giles Milton.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312421298.  Daedalus Item Code: 34986
Before he gave us Nathaniel's Nutmeg and Big Chief Elizabeth, Giles Milton's first book was this sparkling travelogue in the legendary footsteps of Sir John Mandeville, the ... (Read More)
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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze
Peter Hessler.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060855024.  Daedalus Item Code: 51328
(A 2001 New York Times Notable Book and Winner of the Kiriyama Book Prize) In 1996, Peace Corp volunteer Peter Hessler—a National Book Award finalist for Oracle Bones—became an ... (Read More)
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
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Roughing It
Mark Twain.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626360631.  Daedalus Item Code: 54009
First published in 1872 as a prequel of sorts to The Innocents Abroad, this second book by Mark Twain proffers the (almost) true story of the author's rollicking adventures across the frontier ... (Read More)
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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography
David Crane.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450442.  Daedalus Item Code: 41310
Since Robert Falcon Scott's death in 1912, he has been the subject of innumerable books, some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. In either case, the man behind the ... (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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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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Spartacus Road: A Journey Through Ancient Italy
Peter Stothard.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590203231.  Daedalus Item Code: 40925
Spartacus is remembered as the Thracian gladiator who rose up from slavery in 73 BC and defeated every Roman army sent to destroy him. We tend to see his struggle as a fight for freedom, but it had ... (Read More)
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