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Queen Anne: Patroness of Arts
James Anderson Winn.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199372195.  Daedalus Item Code: 60949
 
The last of the Stuart line, Queen Anne (1665–1714) was a cultured monarch during a particularly fertile era for British art, music, and literature. As James Anderson Winn details in this biography, ... (Read More)
 
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Quotable Wisdom: The Irish
Carol Kelly-Gangi, ed.
Publisher: Fall River.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781454911173.  Daedalus Item Code: 71663
 
"The hospitality of an Irishman is not the running account of posted and ledgered courtesies, as in other countries," said the great Irish political leader Daniel O'Connell; "it springs, like all his ... (Read More)
 
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The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
Doug Most.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312591328.  Daedalus Item Code: 71691
 
By the late 19th century, the downtown streets of major American cities in the Northeast were clogged with plodding horse-drawn carts. After the Great Blizzard of 1888 crippled the region, the idea ... (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 Rare and the Beautiful: How the Garman Sisters Captured the Heart of Bohemian London
Cressida Connolly.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060936716.  Daedalus Item Code: 60585
 
Much like the Mitfords, the beautiful, flamboyant, and headstrong Garman sisters took center stage in Bohemian London during the first half of the 20th century, from Kathleen, who carried on a ... (Read More)
 
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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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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250003638.  Daedalus Item Code: 71545
 
In his third History of England, following Foundation and Tudors, two-time Whitbread Award winner and Daedalus favorite Peter Ackroyd continues his dazzling account of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American West
Andrew R. Graybill.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871404459.  Daedalus Item Code: 71749
 
Beginning in 1844 with the marriage of Montana fur trader Malcolm Clarke and his Piegan Blackfeet bride Coth-co-co-na, western historian Andrew Graybill traces the family from the mid-19th century, ... (Read More)
 
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The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal
Lily Koppel.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061256783.  Daedalus Item Code: 72752
 
Years before she wrote The Astronaut Wives Club, New York Times journalist Lily Koppel tracked down the author of an antique diary fished from a trash bin, and found her alive and well ... (Read More)
 
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The Red Man's Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman
Benita Eisler.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066166.  Daedalus Item Code: 71729
 
In this "elegant, thoughtful new biography" (Boston Globe), Benita Eisler—biographer of Lord Byron, Frédéric Chopin, George Sand, and Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz together—gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Red Nile: A Biography of the World's Greatest River
Robert Twigger.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780220932.  Daedalus Item Code: 70098
 
Variously awarded the Newdigate Prize for poetry, the Somerset Maugham Award for Literature, and the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for his writing, poet, adventurer, and outdoor writer ... (Read More)
 
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Relics of the Past: Treasures of the Greek Orthodox Church and the Population Exchange, The Benaki Museum Collections (French/English Languages)
Anna Ballian, ed.
Publisher: 5 Continents.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788874395750.  Daedalus Item Code: 52706
 
Following the forced Population Exchange between Greece and Turkey in 1923, Greek Orthodox Christians of Eastern Thrace, Cappadocia, and the Pontos came to Greece as refugees, bringing with them a ... (Read More)
 
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