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Almost a French Australia

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Almost a French Australia

Noelene Bloomfield

History; Local history

Paperback

Decades before the First Fleet, French ships were exploring large stretches of Australia. This Handsomely colour-illustrated... [more]

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Last King of the Cross

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Last King of the Cross

John Ibrahim

Biography; Autobiography: general; True stories; True crime; Local history

Paperback

John Ibrahim's incredible life story told in his own words. [more]

$34.99

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Antiques Roadshow: 40 Years of Great Finds

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Antiques Roadshow: 40 Years of Great Finds

Paul Atterbury, Marc Allum

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Antiques & collectables; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

A collection of the timeless, the priceless and the unforgettable, this beautiful compendium accompanies the beloved BBC One... [more]

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Iron Roads in the Outback

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Iron Roads in the Outback

Nick Anchen

History; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

The Iron Roads of the Australian Outback - the legendary Commonwealth Railways were built through some of the harshest landscapes... [more]

$69.95

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Jewish New York: The Remarkable Story of a City and a People

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Jewish New York: The Remarkable Story of a City and a People

Deborah Dash Moore, Jeffrey S. Gurock, Annie Polland, Howard B. Rock, Daniel Soyer

History; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Local history

Hardback

The definitive history of Jews in New York and how they transformed the city Based on the acclaimed multi-volume series, City... [more]

$54.95

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Summer: Vintage Minis

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Summer: Vintage Minis

Laurie Lee

Biography; Autobiography: general; Rural communities; Local history

Paperback

How do you remember the summers of your childhood? For Laurie Lee they were flower-crested, heady, endless days. Here is an... [more]

$7.99

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Streets of London

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Streets of London

Lucy McMurdo

History; Local history

Paperback

With a history going back 2000 years it is hardly surprising that so many of London's streets are known throughout the globe.... [more]

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Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of the Sleeper

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Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of the Sleeper

Martin Andrew

Trains & railways: general interest; Nostalgia: general; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Paperback

Night trains have long fascinated us with the possibilities of their private sleeping compartments, gilded dining cars, champagne... [more]

$32.99

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Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook: A How-To Manual for Tracing Your Family Tree on the Number-One Genealogy Website

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Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook: A How-To Manual for Tracing Your Family...

Nancy Hendrickson

Reference; Social & cultural history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Companion to the ... Unofficial guide to Ancestry.com --Cover. [more]

$37.99

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The Living Stones: Cornwall

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The Living Stones: Cornwall

Ithell Colquhoun

Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Local history; Travel & holiday

Paperback

The Living Stones and The Crying of the Wind make up British Surrealist Ithell Colquhoun's unique memoirs and travelogues,... [more]

$19.99

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Famous Brand Names and Their Origins

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Famous Brand Names and Their Origins

Kathy Martin

Social & cultural history; Food & society; Business & Economics; Advertising; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

Revealing the stories of people responsible for some of our best known brands including William Henry Smith (W H Smith); Roy... [more]

$44.99

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History of Thredbo: Pioneers, Legends, Community

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History of Thredbo: Pioneers, Legends, Community

Chas Keys

History; Local history; Skiing

Hardback

For many the name Thredbo is synonymous with winter holidays, skiing on crisp white snow beneath clear blue skies. But for... [more]

$65.00

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The Lost Prince: The Survival of Richard of York: Classic Histories Series

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The Lost Prince: The Survival of Richard of York: Classic Histories Series...

David Baldwin

Biography: royalty; History; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

The story of the Princes in the Tower is one of history's most enduring, poignant and romanticised tales. Dead princes were... [more]

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Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library

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Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library...

Chris Paling

Memoirs; Humour; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Chris Paling's Reading Allowed is a wonderful, warm-hearted and eccentric look at the life of a librarian in a provincial... [more]

$37.95

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Walking in Berlin: a flaneur in the capital

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Walking in Berlin: a flaneur in the capital

Franz Hessel

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

A timeless guide to one of the world's greatest cities. [more]

$29.99

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From Quarantine to Q Station

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From Quarantine to Q Station

Arbon Publishing

History; Local history

Paperback

Before the development of modern medicine, infectious diseases posed a major public health threat. The only known means of... [more]

$24.99

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A Visitor's Guide to Shakespeare's London

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A Visitor's Guide to Shakespeare's London

David Thomas

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

A fresh and colourful look at Shakespeare's London published in the month of the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death.... [more]

$39.99

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Exploring Avebury: The Essential Guide

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Exploring Avebury: The Essential Guide

Steve Marshall

History; Local history

Paperback

Avebury in Wiltshire is best known as the world's largest stone circle, but surrounding it is a wealth of ancient monuments.... [more]

$37.99

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The Tunnel Through Time: A New Route for an Old London Journey

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The Tunnel Through Time: A New Route for an Old London Journey

Gillian Tindall

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Railway transport industries; Local history

Hardback

Visiting Stepney, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Tottenham Court Road (alias St Giles-in-the-Fields) and the route along Oxford... [more]

$45.00

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Australia's Haunted History

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Australia's Haunted History

Trudy Toohill

Religion & beliefs; Local history

Paperback

Australia's Haunted History is a collection of spine-tingling, blood-curdling, frightening and often mysterious Australian... [more]

$29.99

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London Then and Now - People and Places

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London Then and Now - People and Places

Frank Hopkinson

Architecture; History of architecture; History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

London Then and Now - People and Places pairs an incredible range of archive photos from across Greater London with the same... [more]

$29.99

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The New Eastgate Swing: Dan Markham #2

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The New Eastgate Swing: Dan Markham #2

Chris Nickson

Fiction & Literature; Historical mysteries; Local history

Paperback

Leeds, 1957: When enquiry agent Dan Markham and his new partner, retired Detective Sergeant Baker, take on a missing persons... [more]

$22.99

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

Ramona Koval

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A personal quest to uncover the truth about her parents and her birth, by the daughter of Holocaust survivors. [more]

$23.99

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Whisperings in the Blood

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Whisperings in the Blood

Shelley Davidow

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

An exquisite, compelling story of courage, destiny and the search for home. [more]

$29.95

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Forever Paris: Timeless Photographs of the City of Lights

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Forever Paris: Timeless Photographs of the City of Lights

Keystone Press Agency

Photography & photographs; Places in old photographs

Paperback

From visions of sunbathers by the Eiffel Tower to the glamour of jazz bars and Josephine Baker, this book helps you to discover... [more]

$17.99

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