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Falling Upwards

(Available September 9, 2014)
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742322
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air: An Unconventional History of Ballooning
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.95

**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**
**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

In a dazzling fusion of history, art, science, and biography, Falling Upwards resurrects the daring men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air in balloons.

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Outcast London
Outcast London
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680124
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

 At the time the largest city in the world, Victorian London intrigued and appalled politicians, clergymen, novelists and social investigators. Dickens, Mayhew, Booth, Gissing and George Bernard Shaw, to name but a few, developed a morbid fascination with its sullied streets and the sensational gulf between London classes. Outcast London  explores the London economy, in... Read more >
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Victorian middle and upper classes felt increasingly threatened by the masses of “outcast London.” Gareth Stedman Jones, working from a mass of statistical and documentary evidence, argues that after 1850 London passed through a crisis of social and economic development. Outcast London is... Read more >
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Complete Etiquette for Ladies
Complete Etiquette for Ladies
Written by Samuel O. Beeton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402097
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Complete Etiquette for Ladies

Written by Samuel O. Beeton


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2014
Price: $19.95

“In conversing with gentlemen, try to not fall into the too common practice of talking to them nothing but nonsense...”

First published in 1876, Complete Etiquette for Ladies aimed to instruct English women of all ages and situations on the finer points of proper comportment in Victorian society. Penned by Samuel... Read more >
Consult the Oracle
Consult the Oracle
Written by Gabriel Nostradamus
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402738
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Consult the Oracle
A Victorian Guide to Folklore and Fortune Telling
Written by Gabriel Nostradamus


Format: Hardcover, 168 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $11.95

The Victorian era is renowned for its fascination with the superstitious and the spiritual; the theatrics of the magician, the fortune-teller and the seance astounded nineteenth-century audiences. This illustrated book, first published in 1900, offers a layman’s guide to "matters magical and mysterious", including how to interpret dreams, omens of good...

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Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun
Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton, Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806604
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Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun
A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton
Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $17.95

With new equipment, Talents, Mystical Powers, scenario options and a host of Adventuring Companies, Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun reveals the mysteries of the East to players of In Her Majesty's Name. In the West, the Great Powers send their agents into the ailing Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires but stop short of... Read more >
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Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun
A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton
Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $14.95

With new equipment, Talents, Mystical Powers, scenario options and a host of Adventuring Companies, Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun reveals the mysteries of the East to players of In Her Majesty's Name. In the West, the Great Powers send their agents into the ailing Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires but stop short of... Read more >
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Hell Before Breakfast
Hell Before Breakfast
Written by Robert H. Patton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377210
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Hell Before Breakfast
America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire
Written by Robert H. Patton


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $28.95

The first “war correspondent,” William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as “the miserable parent of a luckless tribe.” Others saw it differently: the war correspondent became the stuff of dreams and an urgent romantic calling. . . .
 
Now, Robert H. Patton, acclaimed historian...

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Hell Before Breakfast
Hell Before Breakfast
Written by Robert H. Patton
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ISBN: 9780307908902
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Hell Before Breakfast
America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire
Written by Robert H. Patton


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $14.99

The first “war correspondent,” William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as “the miserable parent of a luckless tribe.” Others saw it differently: the war correspondent became the stuff of dreams and an urgent romantic calling. . . .
 
Now, Robert H. Patton, acclaimed historian...

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Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14
Wellington invades France
Written by Nick Lipscombe


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

The news of Wellington's momentous victory at Vitoria on 21 June 1813 reached London in early July. The celebration spawned an expectation of a rapid conclusion to events in the Peninsula. His Majesty's Government gave authority for Wellington to invade France and made noises and plans for the redeployment of the... Read more >
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Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14
Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14
Written by Nick Lipscombe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472802774
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Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14
Wellington invades France
Written by Nick Lipscombe


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $21.95

The news of Wellington's momentous victory at Vitoria on 21 June 1813 reached London in early July. The celebration spawned an expectation of a rapid conclusion to events in the Peninsula. His Majesty's Government gave authority for Wellington to invade France and made noises and plans for the redeployment of the... Read more >
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The Victorian Gardener
The Victorian Gardener
Written by Caroline Ikin, Illustrated by Graham Turner
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ISBN: 9780747813279
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The Victorian Gardener

Written by Caroline Ikin
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Over the course of the nineteenth century gardening came to be considered a respectable profession, providing a means to an education, a good chance of advancement and decent working conditions. The hierarchy of the garden staff became just as regimented as that of domestic servants, and progression was attained by hard... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Written by Scott Sheads, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780968520
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Middle Ground of the War of 1812
Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $21.95

Francis Scott Key's Star Spangled Banner, inspired by Fort McHenry's defense after the burning of Washington, DC, during the War of 1812, reminds Americans of a time when the United States faced a very real foreign invasion.

Arising out of a series of bitter commercial and naval disputes, and having as much... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15

Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

The War of 1812 was never the most popular of conflicts on both sides of the Atlantic. Bogged down by their involvement in the Napoleonic conflict in Europe, the British largely relied on the power of the Royal Navy in the early years of the war. Part of this naval strategy... Read more >
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The Victorian Gardener

Written by Caroline Ikin
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Over the course of the nineteenth century gardening came to be considered a respectable profession, providing a means to an education, a good chance of advancement and decent working conditions. The hierarchy of the garden staff became just as regimented as that of domestic servants, and progression was attained by hard... Read more >
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Return of a King
Return of a King
Written by William Dalrymple
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ISBN: 9780307948533
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Return of a King
The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Written by William Dalrymple


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

A Best Book of the Year: The Economist, Slate, Kirkus Reviews

In 1839, nearly 20,000 British troops poured through the mountain passes into Afghanistan and installed the exiled Shah Shuja on the throne as their puppet. But after little more than two years, the Afghans exploded into rebellion. The British were forced...

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Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics
Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961026
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Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 58 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $18.95

During the Napoleonic Wars, all the major combatants fielded large numbers of light cavalry as Hussars, Dragoons, Chasseurs, Lancers, or even Cossacks. Ridley Scott's 1977 feature film debut The Duelists portrayed French Hussars. Light cavalry provided nimble, fast-moving regiments that performed a variety of vital roles, from reconnaissance and keeping contact... Read more >
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Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $14.95

During the Napoleonic Wars, all the major combatants fielded large numbers of light cavalry as Hussars, Dragoons, Chasseurs, Lancers, or even Cossacks. Ridley Scott's 1977 feature film debut The Duelists portrayed French Hussars. Light cavalry provided nimble, fast-moving regiments that performed a variety of vital roles, from reconnaissance and keeping contact... Read more >
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The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29

Written by John Fletcher


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $15.95

Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin independently led the South American revolutionary armies that freed much of Latin America of Spanish rule.

In 1808, Napoleon Bonaparte treacherously outmaneuvered the corrupt Spanish Bourbons and installed his brother Joseph as King of Spain, igniting the flames of war across the Iberian Peninsula... Read more >
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The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29
The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29
Written by John Fletcher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782007661
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The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29

Written by John Fletcher


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $20.95

Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin independently led the South American revolutionary armies that freed much of Latin America of Spanish rule.

In 1808, Napoleon Bonaparte treacherously outmaneuvered the corrupt Spanish Bourbons and installed his brother Joseph as King of Spain, igniting the flames of war across the Iberian Peninsula... Read more >
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Heroes, Villains and Fiends
Heroes, Villains and Fiends
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803450
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Heroes, Villains and Fiends
A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $17.95

It is 1895 and the future depends not upon the actions of governments but upon those of the Adventuring Companies, and will be shaped by countless engagements in city streets, ancient ruins, dense jungles, high mountains and boundless deserts. In America, good men fight to preserve their hard-won liberty and the... Read more >
Heroes, Villains and Fiends
A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name
Written by Charles Murton
Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

It is 1895 and the future depends not upon the actions of governments but upon those of the Adventuring Companies, and will be shaped by countless engagements in city streets, ancient ruins, dense jungles, high mountains and boundless deserts. In America, good men fight to preserve their hard-won liberty and the... Read more >
Titled Americans, 1890
AThe Real Heiresses' Guide to Marrying An Aristocrat
Written by Chauncey M Depew
Introduction by Dr. Eric Homberger


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

This unique reproduction is the how-to directory which guided wealthy American heiresses in their quest to marry a titled British aristocrat in the turn-of-the-century Downton Abbey era, the core story of the TV series itself. A fascinating Introduction to the "Dollar Princess" trade by noted historian Eric Homberger explains the phenomenon...

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Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades
Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades
Written by Susannah Ural, Foreword by Gary W. Gallagher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849085908
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Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades
The Civil War In The Words of Those Who Lived It
Written by Susannah Ural
Foreword by Gary W. Gallagher


Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $25.95

Don’t Hurry Me Down to Hades is the story of families enduring the whirlwind of the Civil War, told through the words of famous and ordinary citizens and ranging from the battlefield to the home front, from presidential councils to frontier revivals. The book reveals how Americans on both sides of the... Read more >
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Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades
The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It
Written by Susannah Ural


Format: eBook, 292 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $1.99

Don’t Hurry Me Down to Hades is the story of families enduring the whirlwind of the Civil War, told through the words of famous and ordinary citizens and ranging from the battlefield to the home front, from presidential councils to frontier revivals. The book reveals how Americans on both sides of the Mason... Read more >
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