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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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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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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 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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The Shipbuilder: 1907–1914, Volume 2
Mark D. Warren, ed.
Publisher: Blue Riband.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780964815315.  Daedalus Item Code: 42782
 
From the long-lived Cunard liner Aquitania (the biggest ship in Britain in 1913 and the only major liner to survive military service in both world wars) to the Hamburg-built Cap ... (Read More)
 
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The Shipbuilder: 1906–1914, Volume 1
Mark D. Warren, ed.
Publisher: Blue Riband.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780964815308.  Daedalus Item Code: 42781
 
Some of the most famous passenger ships of all time—including the Cunard liner Mauretania, the White Star sister ships Olympic and Titanic, and the fast French liner ... (Read More)
 
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Shipshape: The Art of Sailboat Maintenance
Ferenc Mate.
Publisher: Albatross Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780920256336.  Daedalus Item Code: 41507
 
In this remarkably thorough, step-by-step manual of sailboat maintenance, Ferenc Máté covers everything from launching a new boat, varnishing your woodwork, and tuning your rigging to maintaining ... (Read More)
 
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Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393339154.  Daedalus Item Code: 41485
 
Born in England and raised in Kenya, Beryl Markham was a notorious beauty who trained racehorses and had scandalous affairs, though today she is most remembered for her pioneering nonstop flight from ... (Read More)
 
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