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Advice to Single Women
Haydn Brown.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712357814.  Daedalus Item Code: 63752
 
"Single women who have been industrious, and who have boldly carved out a career for themselves, can afford to snap their fingers at lost lovers, and thank the fate that at length designed them for a ... (Read More)
 
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Affairs of the Heart: Series One
Diana Rigg, Margaret Tyzack, Pamela Brown, Patricia Routledge, Ian Ogilvy, Anton Rodgers & others.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961813193.  Daedalus Item Code: 68755
 
The pitfalls of insincere love and marrying for personal gain are brilliantly analyzed here in succinct adaptations of Henry James's The Wings of the Dove, Washington Square, The ... (Read More)
 
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Affairs of the Heart: Series Two
Derek Jacobi, Eileen Atkins, Sinéad Cusack, Edward Hardwicke, Daniel Massey, Cheryl Campbell & others.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961821297.  Daedalus Item Code: 68756
 
Chronicling the culture clash between ambitious, provincial Americans and world-wise European aristocrats, the six segments here adapt the novellas Daisy Miller and An International ... (Read More)
 
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Balaclava 1854—The Charge of the Light Brigade: The History of Warfare
Brian Blessed, narrator.
Studio: Allegro.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 723721142261.  Daedalus Item Code: 68656
 
Sometimes considered to be the first "world war," the 1854–56 Crimean War pitted British, French, and Ottoman forces against the Russian empire. Part of an extended siege of a Russian fortress at ... (Read More)
 
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Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm
Monte Reel.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534222.  Daedalus Item Code: 60463
 
The author of The Last of the Tribe, former Washington Post reporter Monte Reel here gives us the riveting, almost unbelievable adventure of an unlikely young explorer who in the 1850s ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Book of Jack the Ripper: The Most Complete Compendium of Ripper Stories Ever Assembled
Otto Penzler, ed.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101971130.  Daedalus Item Code: 69401
 
Of all the serial killers whose gruesome deeds have splashed across headlines, few have reached the near-mythical status of Jack the Ripper. Terrorizing London with a sudden rash of violent murders ... (Read More)
 
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Brief Lives: Wilkie Collins
Melisa Klimaszewski.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919155.  Daedalus Item Code: 50352
 
One of the most popular writers in Victorian England, Wilkie Collins (1824–89) was an innovator of detective fiction and secured his fame with sensational novels full of intricate legal plots, ... (Read More)
 
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
 
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
 
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The Burglar Caught by a Skeleton: And Other Singular Tales from the Victorian Press
Jeremy Clay.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781848316003.  Daedalus Item Code: 64752
 
"Holidaymaker Fights Off African Lion in Welsh Hotel Room." "Man Swallows Mouse and Dies." "Wife Driven Mad by Husband Tickling Feet." "Pallbearer Killed by Coffin in Graveyard." "Liberals Eat Dog." ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300170931.  Daedalus Item Code: 42504
 
The past president of the International Dickens Fellowship, former editor of The Dickensian, and longtime trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum, literature professor Michael Slater gives us an ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens: A Celebration of His Life and Work
Charles Mosley.
Publisher: Worth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849310253.  Daedalus Item Code: 40768
 
Heavily illustrated with captioned color reproductions of art, engravings, photos, and such ephemera as original title pages, this book from the author of Hans Christian Andersen: The Illustrated ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens: The Dickens Bicentenary 1812–2012
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley.
Publisher: Insight.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608870523.  Daedalus Item Code: 64597
 
Produced in association with the Charles Dickens Museum, London, this beautifully decorated visual biography follows Dickens's life through paintings, drawings, and photographs—as well as removable ... (Read More)
 
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Charles Dickens at Home
Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232273.  Daedalus Item Code: 50657
 
Giving us an uncommonly close-up look at one of the world's most popular and celebrated authors of the past two centuries, this book is a detailed, highly visual tour of the places where Charles ... (Read More)
 
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Cities of Empire: The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World
Tristram Hunt.
Publisher: Metropolitan Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805093087.  Daedalus Item Code: 70044
 
At its peak, the British Empire was an urban civilization of epic proportions, leaving behind a network of cities that now stand as economic and cultural powerhouses of the 21st century. In this ... (Read More)
 
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The Cranford Companion
Sue Birtwistle & Susie Conklin.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608193059.  Daedalus Item Code: 31883
 
When Cranford aired on PBS's Masterpiece Classics in 2008, it garnered critical praise from all corners, earned a devoted audience, and secured Emmy nominations in nearly every category. ... (Read More)
 
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton
Diane Atkinson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099556480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51082
 
Married at 19 to bullying Tory lawyer George Norton, Caroline Sheridan had become a respected poet and a celebrated society beauty when she separated from her husband. He then accused her of ... (Read More)
 
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The Curse of the House of Foskett: The Gower Street Detective, Book 2
M.R.C. Kasasian.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781853252.  Daedalus Item Code: 64453
 
Sidney Grice once had a reputation as Victorian London's most perspicacious personal detective—though after his last case, in which an innocent man was led to the gallows, business has been rather ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways: Feuds, Frauds, Robberies and Riots
Terry Deary.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780226361.  Daedalus Item Code: 64474
 
The Victorians risked more than just delays when boarding a steam train, for although they would squabble endlessly over who deserved the title of "Father of the Locomotive," safety on the rails was ... (Read More)
 
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Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin
Curtis Johnson.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199361410.  Daedalus Item Code: 63923
 
In contrast to many other biologists of his time, Charles Darwin was a firm believer in chance as a key factor in how the natural world works, and it was a major influence upon his evolutionary ... (Read More)
 
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Death, Dynamite and Disaster: A Grisly British Railway History
Rosa Matheson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780752492667.  Daedalus Item Code: 63023
 
A longtime enthusiast of Britain's Great Western Railway and the GWR's works at Swindon, Rosa Matheson here follows up The Fair Sex: Women and the GWR with a chronicle of the days when the ... (Read More)
 
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Dracula: Writer's Digest Annotated Classics
Bram Stoker. Mort Castle, annotations. Jonathan Maberry, foreword.
Publisher: Writer's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781599631417.  Daedalus Item Code: 60847
 
First published in 1897, Bram Stoker's iconic and genuinely creepy vampire story is told through the diaries and letters of young solicitor Jonathan Harker and his friends and associates, including ... (Read More)
 
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Dynamite, Treason & Plot: Terrorism in Victorian & Edwardian London
Simon Webb.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752463780.  Daedalus Item Code: 40056
 
Although Britons may think of terrorism as a relatively recent phenomenon, it has been a feature of London life for more than 150 years. In this history, Simon Webb reveals the schemes—perpetrated by ... (Read More)
 
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Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights: A Coloring Classic
Elisabetta Stoinich, illus.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781524701154.  Daedalus Item Code: 69404
 
Ghostly Catherine at the window; tortured Heathcliff begging her not to leave him alone; faithful Nelly remembering their lives together—Emily Brontë's gloomy and powerful 1847 novel is yours to ... (Read More)
 
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The English and Their History
Robert Tombs.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101873366.  Daedalus Item Code: 69426
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016 and named a Book of the Year by London's Times Literary Supplement, Daily Telegraph, Spectator, and ... (Read More)
 
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Finding Neverland
Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Dustin Hoffman & others. Marc Forster, director.
Studio: Miramax.   Format: cutout DVD Full screen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 031398134541.  Daedalus Item Code: 68531
 
(Winner of the Academy Award for Best Music; nominated for 6 additional awards, including Best Picture, Actor (Johnny Depp), and Screenplay) Inspired by the life of Peter Pan creator ... (Read More)
 
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