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The Archaeology of Home: An Epic Set on a Thousand Square Feet of the Lower East Side
Katharine Greider.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586487126.  Daedalus Item Code: 32939
 
In January 2002, journalist Katharine Greider got a phone call as she was settling down with her sleeping children in her Manhattan co-op; the architect she'd hired to suggest fixes for the former ... (Read More)
 
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Art and Sex in Greenwich Village: Gay Literary Life After Stonewall
Felice Picano.
Publisher: Carroll & Graf.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786718139.  Daedalus Item Code: 33157
 
Almost a decade after the Stonewall rebellion of 1969 inaugurated the Gay Liberation movement, its impact on the arts remained minimal outside of a handful of gay-themed plays, films, and books. ... (Read More)
 
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At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union
Robert V. Remini.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465012886.  Daedalus Item Code: 36261
 
In 1850, America hovered on the brink of disunion, as tensions between slaveholders and abolitionists mounted. The debate over slavery grew more rancorous when an influx of new territory prompted ... (Read More)
 
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The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid
Pat F. Garrett.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616088088.  Daedalus Item Code: 20580
 
Born in November 1859 as William H. Bonney, Billy the Kid—as he soon became known—started his criminal career at the age of 12 by stabbing a man in a bar fight. He then moved on to stealing horses, ... (Read More)
 
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By Nightfall: A Novel
Michael Cunningham.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374299088.  Daedalus Item Code: 23844
 
With a SoHo loft, a college-age daughter in Boston, and witty friends, art dealer Peter Harris and his wife Rebecca are admirable, enviable contemporary urbanites with every reason to be happy, in ... (Read More)
 
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Carriages on Fifth Avenue 1897 Pocket Notebook: 128 Ruled Pages with Ribbon Marker

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: journal.
Daedalus Item Code: 46596
 
Fashionable ladies with muffs and stoles and top-hatted gentlemen with walking sticks stride purposefully down Manhattan's busy streets in this 1897 photo, while horse-drawn carriages turn midtown ... (Read More)
 
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Central Park After a Blizzard 2003 Pocket Notebook: 128 Ruled Pages with Ribbon Marker

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: journal.
Daedalus Item Code: 46594
 
Snapped in 2003, the snowy image on this little journal makes Central Park look like a drawing of itself, with trees and paths etched on the smooth white background. Measuring a pocketable 3 3/4 x 5 ... (Read More)
 
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City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960s and '70s
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596914025.  Daedalus Item Code: 31878
 
In the New York of the 1970s, in the wake of the Stonewall uprising and in the midst of economic collapse, you might find Jasper Johns or William Burroughs at the next cocktail party, and you were as ... (Read More)
 
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City Walks with Dogs: New York: 50 Adventures on Foot and Paw
Nadia Zonis.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9780811867085.  Daedalus Item Code: 30212
 
A standout in Chronicle's excellent City Walks series of pocketable map cards, this boxed set guides you and your canine companion on 50 walking tours—for feet and paws—in the five boroughs of ... (Read More)
 
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Collecting Modern: Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Since 1876
Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300122190.  Daedalus Item Code: 32717
 
Since its inception in 1876 the Philadelphia Museum of Art has consistently acquired important examples of contemporary design and decorative arts. Curator Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger reveals how ... (Read More)
 
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Covered Bridges: A Close-Up Look
Thomas E. Walczak, foreword.
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565235618.  Daedalus Item Code: 40963
 
At one time there were 14,000 covered bridges in the United States; fewer than 900 are still standing, scattered largely across states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Georgia. This book ... (Read More)
 
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The Cowboys: How The West Was Won
Bruce Wexler.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616085735.  Daedalus Item Code: 30830
 
The glory days of the Old West cowboy lasted for only a couple of decades, but as this companion volume to The Gunfighters explains, during this short time the cowboy's reputation became a ... (Read More)
 
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