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Grand Central: Gateway to a Million Lives
John Belle & Maxinne R. Leighton. James Rudnick & Peter Aaron, photos.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393084566.  Daedalus Item Code: 50424
In 1968, Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal faced bankruptcy, and only a massive show of public support for the landmark prevented it from being razed. Illustrated with more than 150 color and black ... (Read More)
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To the Edge of the World: The Story of the Trans-Siberian Railway
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857890382.  Daedalus Item Code: 53606
The author of Engines of War; Blood, Iron, and Gold; and The Great Railway Revolution, Christian Wolmar here portrays the Trans-Siberian railway as an unparalleled engineering ... (Read More)
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Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Tom Vanderbilt.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307277190.  Daedalus Item Code: 52290
Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society? Or that most crashes happen on sunny, dry days? That our minds can trick us into thinking the next lane is moving faster? Or that you ... (Read More)
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Transit Maps of the World: Expanded and Updated Edition of the World's First Collection of Every Urban Train Map on Earth
Mark Ovenden.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143128496.  Daedalus Item Code: 59569
More than simply a collection of historical and current maps from every subway, light rail, and streetcar system on earth, Mark Ovenden's book traces the cartographic history of mass transit, ... (Read More)
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Brassey's Air Combat Reader: Historic Feats and Aviation Legends
Walter J. Boyne & Philip Handleman, eds.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574887525.  Daedalus Item Code: 44295
Examining the evolution of air combat strategy and tactics from 1915, when machine guns were first carried aloft in World War I, aviation writers Walter Boyne and Philip Handleman here present some ... (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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A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircraft
David Hobbs.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591140238.  Daedalus Item Code: 38378
Written by a retired Fleet Air Arm pilot in the Royal Navy, this is a thorough and detailed overview of the history of aircraft at sea and the ships designed to carry them, heavily illustrated with ... (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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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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Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Lawrence Goldstone.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345538031.  Daedalus Item Code: 54274
The feud between America's great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of ambitious and unyielding personalities. It was the Wrights who had solved the centuries-old ... (Read More)
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