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Bundling: Its Origins, Progress, & Decline in America
Henry Reed Stiles.
Publisher: Chapman Billies.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780939218233.  Daedalus Item Code: 42778
 
Physician and genealogist Henry Reed Stiles (1832–1909) wrote a number of histories and biographies; this curious little treatise from 1871 remains one of his better known books. Bundling—the ... (Read More)
 
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Camp Z: How British Intelligence Broke Hitler's Deputy
Stephen McGinty.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857380722.  Daedalus Item Code: 52831
 
On 10 May 1941, Rudolf Hess, then Adolf Hitler's deputy führer, parachuted into Scotland on a mission to meet with the Duke of Hamilton, ostensibly to broker a peace deal with the British government. ... (Read More)
 
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Capital Crimes: Seven Centuries of London Life and Murder
Max Décharné.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099539025.  Daedalus Item Code: 51078
 
London has changed dramatically since the 14th century, from walled medieval settlement to bustling modern metropolis, notes writer and musician Max Décharné, yet throughout its history the city has ... (Read More)
 
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Caravans and Wedding Bands: Memories of a Romany Life
Eva Petulengro.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447209447.  Daedalus Item Code: 52832
 
In this sequel to her heartwarming memoir The Girl in the Painted Caravan, Eva Petulengro tells how she married outside her Romany culture in 1964, giving up her gypsy caravan for life with a ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345408778.  Daedalus Item Code: 51951
 
(Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and the Romanov family here relates the ... (Read More)
 
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Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Robert Zorn. John Douglas & Mark Olshaker, foreword.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590208564.  Daedalus Item Code: 42673
 
The kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has haunted the American psyche for more than 80 years. To many investigators, logic and the evidence available cast doubt on the idea that ... (Read More)
 
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A Century of Royalty
Ed West.
Publisher: Shire.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780747812739.  Daedalus Item Code: 49245
 
From the 1910 funeral of King Edward VII, which began the modern era inaugurated by his successor George V, to the birth of Prince George to Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717115.  Daedalus Item Code: 31877
 
By 1910, just seven years after the Wright brothers first took off at Kitty Hawk, America and the world were transfixed by the challenge of mastering the air. Dirigibles, balloons, and airplanes vied ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Richard Cohen.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068753.  Daedalus Item Code: 20565
 
In the grand tradition of the scholar-adventurer, swordsman and publisher Richard Cohen takes us around the world to illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life in this erudite, ... (Read More)
 
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The Chelyuskin Adventure: (English/Russian Language)
R.E.G. Davis, with Yuri Salnikov. Mike Machat, illus.
Publisher: Paladwr Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781888962239.  Daedalus Item Code: 52846
 
In the summer of 1933, the Soviet ship Chelyuskin set out to find a practical route from European Russia to the Far East, only to become lodged in Arctic ice before sinking. The valiant crew ... (Read More)
 
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The Children of Henry VIII
John Guy.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780192840905.  Daedalus Item Code: 50930
 
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and Whitbread Award winner "My Heart is My Own": The Life of Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy here lifts the historical veil to ... (Read More)
 
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Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History
Eduardo Galeano. Mark Fried, trans.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846147661.  Daedalus Item Code: 52499
 
Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of this fragmentary history from Lannan Prize winner Eduardo Galeano has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from that date of the calendar ... (Read More)
 
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