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Memory of the World: The Treasures that Record Our History from 1700 ...
Irina Bokova, foreword.
 
Publisher: Collins
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007482795
Daedalus Item Code: 41296
 
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Flight: A Photographic History of Aviation
T.A. Heppenheimer.
 
Publisher: Carlton
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781847323408
Daedalus Item Code: 41596
 
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Greatest Jewish Stories
David Patterson, ed.
 
Publisher: Jonathan David
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780824604356
Daedalus Item Code: 41462
 
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Chi Walking: A Fitness Walking Program for Lifelong Health and Energy
Danny Dreyer.
 
Publisher: Sounds True
Format: 1 audio CD
ISBN: 9781591799221
Daedalus Item Code: 41171
 
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Zadia Ben-Yusuf: New York Portrait Photographer
Frank H. Goodyear. Elizabeth O. Wiley & Jobyl A. Boone, contributors.
Publisher: National Portrait Gallery.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781858944401.  Daedalus Item Code: 41026
 
In the early 20th century, Zaida Ben-Yusef was one of the most active photographers in New York City, and gained a distinguished reputation for her original, evocative portraits of everyone from ... (Read More)
 
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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire
Roger Crowley.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571245956.  Daedalus Item Code: 41245
 
The author of Constantinople and Empires of the Sea (named the History Book of the Year in 2008 by London's Sunday Times), Roger Crowley here chronicles Venice's 500-year ascent ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Divide: Nature and Human Nature in the Old World and the New
Peter Watson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061672453.  Daedalus Item Code: 41443
 
Exploring the development of humankind between the Old World and the New—from 15,000 BC to 1500 AD, when the two came together—the author of The Medici Conspiracy and The Modern Mind ... (Read More)
 
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A Great Idea at the Time: The Rise, Fall, and Curious Afterlife of the Great Books
Alex Beam.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586487768.  Daedalus Item Code: 41003
 
Today the classics of the Western canon, written by the proverbial "dead white men," are all but dead in the pop culture wars, but in the 1950s and 60s they were a phenomenon. The Great Books of ... (Read More)
 
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Paradise With Serpents: Travels in the Lost World of Paraguay
Robert Carver.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780002570961.  Daedalus Item Code: 41303
 
In this follow-up to his Thomas Cook Travel Award finalist The Accursed Mountains: Journeys in Albania, Robert Carver treks across one of South America's most mysterious and surreal countries. ... (Read More)
 
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Handmade Houses & Other Buildings: The World of Vernacular Architecture
John May.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500342589.  Daedalus Item Code: 41276
 
Vernacular architecture, by its nature, is built from materials readily at hand, and largely defined by the geology and ecology of the region as well as by local climatic conditions. These ... (Read More)
 
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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
David Von Drehle.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805079708.  Daedalus Item Code: 41685
 
As 1862 dawned, the federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy, with its booming economy and expert military ... (Read More)
 
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Pukka's Promise: The Quest for Longer-Lived Dogs
Ted Kerasote.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547236261.  Daedalus Item Code: 41727
 
Praised for his ability to offer "the most utterly compelling translation of dog to human I have ever seen" (Jeffrey Masson) in Merle's Door, and the winner of the National Outdoor Book Award ... (Read More)
 
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