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The Car: The History of the Automobile
Jonathan Glancey.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780974095.  Daedalus Item Code: 60008
 
Illustrated with more than 250 color and black and white photos from all over the world, this visual history of the automobile entertainingly, almost cheekily explores why we love, loathe, and depend ... (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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The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers
Lucia del Sol Knight & Daniel Bruce MacNaughton.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393048766.  Daedalus Item Code: 41473
 
Delightful to page through and a rich trove of information, this substantive desk reference is an international catalog of great yacht designers from the early 1800s to the present—legendary figures ... (Read More)
 
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Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848871731.  Daedalus Item Code: 38321
 
A symbol of the Industrial Revolution and a cornerstone of modern commerce, the railroad has also been one of the most powerful weapons of modern war. As British transport writer and broadcaster ... (Read More)
 
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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379665.  Daedalus Item Code: 60489
 
(One of Time Magazine's Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2013) "The dream of flight is to see the world differently," posits the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The ... (Read More)
 
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Motorcycles: The Legendary Models
Andrea Rapelli, text.
Publisher: White Star Publishers.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9788854407299.  Daedalus Item Code: 54781
 
Beautiful, fast, rugged, sexy, innovative, or eminently practical, the 40 motorcycles profiled here depict the evolution of this wind-in-your-hair mode of transport, from the Harley-Davidson V-Twin ... (Read More)
 
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On Wheels
Michael Holroyd.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374226572.  Daedalus Item Code: 54538
 
As a child in World War II–era Britain, Michael Holroyd spent his best hours in his family's cramped garage, sitting in the back seat of a black, eight-horsepower Ford. The author of The Book of ... (Read More)
 
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The Routemaster Pocket-Book: 1956: Ding! Ding! Fares Please
Matthew Jones, ed.
Publisher: Conway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844861521.  Daedalus Item Code: 41609
 
Designed from the ground up in 1955, London's iconic red double-decker Routemaster bus became as much a symbol of the capital as Big Ben or Tower Bridge. This delightful pocket manual is an unusual ... (Read More)
 
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Shipwreck!: Winslow Homer and The Life Line
Kathleen A. Foster.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300185478.  Daedalus Item Code: 42143
 
How does an artist create an image that demands our attention, and lingers with us long after we've seen it? The Life Line, a thrilling scene of rescue on stormy seas, established Winslow ... (Read More)
 
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Timepiece Machines: Stories of Speed, Endurance, and Design (English/Dutch/French Languages)
John Simonian, ed.
Publisher: Tectum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789079761456.  Daedalus Item Code: 52498
 
Since the dawn of the industrial age, timepieces have been heralds of technological advancement as well as potent status symbols—particularly in the case of the wristwatch—for those who can afford to ... (Read More)
 
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