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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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Touched By Fire
Touched By Fire
Written by Elliott Leyton, Photographed by Greg Locke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551995892
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Touched By Fire
Doctors Without Borders in a Third World Crisis
Written by Elliott Leyton
Photographed by Greg Locke


Format: eBook, 118 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2014
Price: $11.99

When the rapes and massacres, the plagues, the famines, the floods, or the droughts erupt in far-off places, the world stands still. MSF does not.

They are the “smoke jumpers” among international aid organizations. While others are often stymied or delayed by bureaucratic red tape, the men and women of Doctors Without... Read more >
The Taste of Ashes
The Taste of Ashes
Written by Marci Shore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307888822
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The Taste of Ashes
The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe
Written by Marci Shore


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $16.00

A shimmering literary examination of the ghost of communism, a haunting presence of Europe's past
 
   Oskar has just killed himself. After waiting a quarter century, he returned to Prague only to find it was no longer his home. With his memorial service, Yale historian and prize-winning author Marci Shore leads us gently... Read more >
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Return of a King
Return of a King
Written by William Dalrymple
Format: Trade Paperback
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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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Written by George Bradshaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402578
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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $15.95

First published in 1934, this facsimile reproduction captures air travel's exhilarating golden age when ordinary citizens took to the skies and the Bradshaw guides were the most popular handbooks of the day in planning trips in Great Britain by airplane. It includes information on international airports, passenger fares, timetables and features... Read more >
Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics
Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics
Written by Philip Haythornthwaite, Illustrated by Adam Hook
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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
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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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The Big Book of Gun Trivia
Everything you want to know, don't want to know, and don't know you need to know
Written by Gordon L. Rottman


Format: eBook, 300 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2013
Price: $9.95

A complete guide to weapons history, facts, myths and trivia, covering everything you wanted to know, didn’t want to know and you don’t know you need to know... Gordon Rottman offers a step by step guide through interesting weapon facts and statistics, including a section on ammunition, while breaking apart popular myths... Read more >
Aces of Jagdstaffel 17
Aces of Jagdstaffel 17
Written by Greg Vanwyngarden, Illustrated by Harry Dempsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780967189
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Aces of Jagdstaffel 17

Written by Greg Vanwyngarden
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $22.95

This German World War I fighter squadron led by a Blue Max recipient didn't include the Richtofen (the Red Baron), but it's range of colorful characters was nonetheless impressive.

Initially formed to assist in the defence of the city of Metz against French bombing raids, Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 17 would go on... Read more >
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Aces of Jagdstaffel 17

Written by Greg Vanwyngarden
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

This German World War I fighter squadron led by a Blue Max recipient didn't include the Richtofen (the Red Baron), but it's range of colorful characters was nonetheless impressive.

Initially formed to assist in the defence of the city of Metz against French bombing raids, Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 17 would go on... Read more >
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Fort William Henry 1755-57
A battle, two sieges and bloody massacre
Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

After the British garrison of Fort William Henry in the colony of New York surrendered to the besieging army of the French commander Marquis de Montcalm in August 1757, it appeared that this particular episode of the French and Indian War was over. What happened next became the most infamous incident... Read more >
Fort William Henry 1757
Fort William Henry 1757
Written by Ian Castle, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782002741
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Fort William Henry 1757
A battle, two sieges and bloody massacre
Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $21.95

This book details the French and Indian War massacre by Iroquois of British and colonial troops in the Hudson River Valley that was fictionalized in The Last of the Mohicans.

After the British garrison of Fort William Henry in the colony of New York surrendered to the besieging army of the French commander... Read more >
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 >
Things a Woman Wants to Know
with an illustrated section on the folding of serviettes
Written by Isobel of Home Notes


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $10.95

This book of handy hints for the new housewife was first published in the Edwardian era, and includes recipes, medical advice, fashion tips and the dangers that can lurk in the home (e.g. the unhealthiness of carpets and the poisonous colors of wallpaper). In this new edition, the most unusual entertaining... Read more >
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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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World War I Companion
World War I Companion
Written by Mathias Strohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782001881
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World War I Companion

Written by Mathias Strohn


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $27.95

2014 sees the centenary of the start of World War I, the Great War - the war to end all wars. This four-year conflict saw the major powers of the world commit their forces on an unparalleled scale, principally in the trenches of the Western Front, but also throughout the world... Read more >
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World War I Companion

Written by Mathias Strohn


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $9.99

2014 sees the centenary of the start of World War I, the Great War - the war to end all wars. This four-year conflict saw the major powers of the world commit their forces on an unparalleled scale, principally in the trenches of the Western Front, but also throughout the world... Read more >
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The Imperial Season
America's Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors, 1893-1918
Written by William Seale


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $27.95

This story of the young city of Washington coming up in the international scene is populated with presidents, foreign diplomats, civil servants, architects, artists, and influential hosts and hostesses who were enamored of the idea of world power but had little idea of the responsibilities involved.

Between the Spanish American War and... Read more >
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The Imperial Season
The Imperial Season
Written by William Seale
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343918
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The Imperial Season
America's Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors, 1893-1918
Written by William Seale


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $27.95

This story of the young city of Washington coming up in the international scene is populated with presidents, foreign diplomats, civil servants, architects, artists, and influential hosts and hostesses who were enamored of the idea of world power but had little idea of the responsibilities involved.

Between the Spanish American War and... Read more >
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The Seduction of Place
The Seduction of Place
Written by Joseph Rykwert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151726
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The Seduction of Place
The History and Future of Cities
Written by Joseph Rykwert


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

No other place on earth is as full both of promise and of dread as the city; it is at once alienating and exciting. These concentrations of people have not, however, come about as the result of vast immutable, impersonal forces, but because of human choices. The worsening or betterment of... Read more >
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Spacefarers
Images of Astronauts and Cosmonauts in the Heroic Era of Spaceflight
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: eBook, 260 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $29.95

The recent 50th anniversaries of the first human spaceflights by the Soviet Union and the United States, and the 30th anniversary of the launching of the first U.S. Space Shuttle mission, have again brought to mind the pioneering accomplishments of the first quarter century of humans in space. Historians, political scientists... Read more >
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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid
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ISBN: 9780345548634
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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 1200 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $20.00

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. In brilliant prose and informed by decades of research, William Manchester and Paul Reid recount how Churchill organized his... Read more >
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