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Blood, Iron, and Gold: How the Railroads Transformed the World
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489496.  Daedalus Item Code: 40709
 
The birth of the railways and their rapid spread triggered economic growth and social change on an unprecedented scale. Here the author of The Subterranean Railway and Engines of War ... (Read More)
 
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Cavalry of the Clouds: Air War Over Europe 1914–1918
John Sweetman.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752455037.  Daedalus Item Code: 23148
 
In 1917, David Lloyd George declared that airmen in World War I were "the cavalry of the clouds ... the knighthood of this war." This romantic image was fostered after the war by writers of adventure ... (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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Classic Yachts
Francois Chevalier. Gilles Martin-Raget, photog. Gary Jobson, foreword.
Publisher: Abbeville.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780789209955.  Daedalus Item Code: 34415
 
Tuiga, Mariquita, Cambria, Shamrock, Eleonora, Zaca, Moonbeam, Lulworth, Sunshine, Partridge, Altaïr, Nan, ... (Read More)
 
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Flight: A Photographic History of Aviation
T.A. Heppenheimer.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847323408.  Daedalus Item Code: 41596
 
Illustrated with more than 300 captioned black and white and color photographs from the collection of the Smithsonian Institute's National Air and Space Museum—many of them dramatic, page-filling ... (Read More)
 
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Myth, Fact, and Navigators' Secrets: Incredible Tales of the Sea and Sailors
J. Gregory Dill.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592288793.  Daedalus Item Code: 34497
 
When the sea's gone calm and the sails lie limp, that's the time to collect your rum ration, find a dry berth, and open up this witty and intriguing collection of 64 nautical yarns. Gregory Dill ... (Read More)
 
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On the Road
Susan Steggall.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845074913.  Daedalus Item Code: 34369
 
In this beautifully designed homage to the vehicles that toddlers love best, prereaders can follow a British family in a red car as they drive past a construction site, into a tunnel, and under a ... (Read More)
 
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The Other Side of the Night: The Carpathia, the Californian and the Night the Titanic Was Lost
Daniel Allen Butler.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781935149859.  Daedalus Item Code: 32692
 
Although the world continues to be fascinated by the Titanic tragedy, the most amazing drama of those fateful hours took place on the decks of the Carpathia and Californian, ... (Read More)
 
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Railway Maps of the World
Mark Ovenden.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022656.  Daedalus Item Code: 41446
 
The author of Transit Maps of the World—hailed as "pure catnip" by New York magazine—returns with this more focused look at the world's great railroads. From the Liverpool and ... (Read More)
 
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The Victorian Railway
Jack Simmons.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500288108.  Daedalus Item Code: 41324
 
Britain's national railway system remains in many ways the archetypal creation of the Victorian age. It transformed the entire social, economic, and intellectual fabric of Britain; influenced ... (Read More)
 
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