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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: 43905
 
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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Building Kettenburgs: Premier Boats Designed and Built in Southern California
Mark Allen.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780939511266.  Daedalus Item Code: 44013
 
Building a reputation on their elegant and powerful vee-bottom speedboats of the Prohibition era, the Kettenburg Boat Works of Southern California went on to produce stalwart plane tenders and ... (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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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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The Great American Railroad War: How Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris Took On the Notorious Central Pacific Railroad
Dennis Drabelle.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312667597.  Daedalus Item Code: 42762
 
In the late 19th century, the Central Pacific Railroad became synonymous with monopolization and bribery; when its government loans came due, the company's last surviving founder managed to avoid ... (Read More)
 
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Railroad Posters of England Colouring Book

Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764959615.  Daedalus Item Code: 43534
 
Bathing beauties and toddlers at the beach, quiet country hills and ancient city lanes, royal pomp and famous railway engines are among the 22 drawings in this coloring book, taken from posters ... (Read More)
 
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Railroad Posters of Scotland Colouring Book

Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764959622.  Daedalus Item Code: 43535
 
The 21 railway poster images in this coloring book include picturesque abbeys and castle ruins, powerful steam engines and dramatic viaducts, colorful highland games and thrilling knights in armor, ... (Read More)
 
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The Rocket Man: And Other Extraordinary Characters from the History of Flight
David Darling.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780742977.  Daedalus Item Code: 44416
 
This fascinating, personality-driven history of human flight begins with Jean-Pierre Blanchard and his wife Sophie—he a French cad who nonetheless made many important ballooning firsts at the turn of ... (Read More)
 
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The Routemaster Pocket-Book: 1956: Ding! Ding! Fares Please
Matthew Jones, compiler.
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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