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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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Great Australian Outback Trucking Stories

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Great Australian Outback Trucking Stories

Bill Marsh

Nostalgia: general

Paperback

'Marsh knows how to spin a yarn' - Gold Coast Bulletin Master storyteller Bill 'Swampy' Marsh has travelled the width... [more]

$32.99

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Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

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Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Dani Shapiro

Memoirs; Genetics (non-medical); Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

In the spring of 2016, Dani Shapiro discovered that her father was not her biological father. Everything she had believed... [more]

$21.99

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Bigamy, Bankruptcy, War and Divorce: The Tangled Life of a Toddington Landlady

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Bigamy, Bankruptcy, War and Divorce: The Tangled Life of a Toddington Landlady...

Richard Hart, Paul Brown

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; Gender studies: women; Local history

Paperback

One hundred love letters to her man at the front reveal the tangled love life of a Toddington landlady [more]

$39.99

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Barking and Dagenham in the Great War

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Barking and Dagenham in the Great War

Stephen Wynn

First World War; Local history

Paperback

An extensive history of Barking and Dagenham in the Great War [more]

$27.99

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Tracing Your Ancestors Using DNA: A Guide for Family Historians

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Tracing Your Ancestors Using DNA: A Guide for Family Historians

Holton, Graham S

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Wide-ranging introduction to the science of DNA testing and its use in genealogy. [more]

$39.99

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A History of Women's Lives in Liverpool

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A History of Women's Lives in Liverpool

Gill Rossini

Local history

Paperback

This new book looks at the diversity and vibrancy of women's lives in Liverpool. [more]

$34.99

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Cornish Folk Tales of Place: Traditional Stories from North and East Cornwall

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Cornish Folk Tales of Place: Traditional Stories from North and East Cornwall...

Anna Chorlton

Folklore, myths & legends; Local history

Paperback

Cornish tales of moor, coast and village, the result of a successful community project [more]

$29.99

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A History of Highams Park & Hale End

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A History of Highams Park & Hale End

M L Dunhill

Local history

Paperback

A history of Highams Park and Hale End, new in paperback [more]

$39.99

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How to Trace Your Irish Ancestors 3rd Edition: An Essential Guide to Researching and Documenting the Family Histories of Ireland's People

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How to Trace Your Irish Ancestors 3rd Edition: An Essential Guide to Researching...

Ian Maxwell

Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Learn how to research and document your Irish ancestry with this essential guide to keeping your EU citizenship after Brexit!... [more]

$24.99

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Wartime Summer: True Stories of Love, Life and Loss on the British Home Front

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Wartime Summer: True Stories of Love, Life and Loss on the British Home...

Caroline Taggart

Memoirs; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

We take summer holidays for granted but, back in the 1940s, the picture was very different. War had gripped Britain. Wave... [more]

$24.99

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Kerry Folk Tales

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Kerry Folk Tales

Gary Branigan, Luke Eastwood

Folklore, myths & legends; Local history

Paperback

A vibrant collection of local tales hand down through generations of storytellers [more]

$32.99

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Visitors' Historic Britain: East Sussex, Brighton & Hove: Stone Age to Cold War

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Visitors' Historic Britain: East Sussex, Brighton & Hove: Stone Age to Cold...

Kevin Newman

Local history; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

A unique approach to East Sussex's history - this is the first book for those residing or visiting East Sussex to take people... [more]

$39.99

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Virginia's Haunted Historic Triangle: Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, & Other Haunted Locations

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Virginia's Haunted Historic Triangle: Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown,...

Pamela K. Kinney

Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal; Local history

Paperback

In this 2nd edition, go deeper into ghostly history as you tour Williamsburg, Yorktown, and Jamestown in the Historic Triangle.... [more]

$34.99

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The Little Book of Derry

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The Little Book of Derry

Cathal McGuigan

Local history

Paperback

Fascinating facts about Derry through history, new and revised in paperback [more]

$32.99

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Oxford Botanic Garden: A Guide

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Oxford Botanic Garden: A Guide

Simon Hiscock, Chris Thorogood

Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Local history; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Lavishly illustrated with photographs taken throughout the seasons, this book not only provides a fascinating historical overview... [more]

$19.99

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Derelict London: All New Edition

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Derelict London: All New Edition

Paul Talling

History of architecture; Places in old photographs

Paperback

As much as it is an inadvertent vision of how London might look after a catastrophe, DERELICT LONDON is valuable as a document... [more]

$35.00

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Devon Folk Tales for Children

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Devon Folk Tales for Children

Leonie Jane-Grey

Folklore, myths & legends; Local history

Paperback

Folk tales from Devon, selected for children by a professional storyteller and illustrator [more]

$24.99

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Fitzrovia, The Other Side of Oxford Street: A Social History 1900-1950

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Fitzrovia, The Other Side of Oxford Street: A Social History 1900-1950

Ann Basu

Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

The first history of the `other side' of Fitzrovia: the working-class and `outsider' voices [more]

$44.99

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Five Million Tides: A Biography of the Helford River

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Five Million Tides: A Biography of the Helford River

Christian Boulton

Local history

Paperback

The forgotten story of Britain's most southerly haven, from prehistory to the present [more]

$49.99

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Once Upon a Street: Norfolk Stories for Children

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Once Upon a Street: Norfolk Stories for Children

Isabelle King

Folklore, myths & legends; Local history; Traditional stories (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Seven children's stories inspired by the history of Norfolk's streets and sites, traced through Norfolk Heritage Centre [more]

$24.99

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Tracing Your Female Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians

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Tracing Your Female Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians

Emm, Adele

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Wide-ranging, information-packed guide to female ancestors in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. [more]

$39.99

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Struggle and Suffrage in Swindon: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality

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Struggle and Suffrage in Swindon: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality...

Frances Bevan

Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Local history

Paperback

Behind closed doors - discover the hidden lives of the women of Swindon. [more]

$34.99

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A Daughter's Choice: A True Story of Hardship, Heartache and Hope

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A Daughter's Choice: A True Story of Hardship, Heartache and Hope

Margaret Ford

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

A heartwarming, moving story of a young girl escaping hardship and coming of age in the Second World War. [more]

$17.99

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Famous Wexfordians

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Famous Wexfordians

Liam Gaul

Local history

Paperback

An illustrated account of County Wexford people who have gained notoriety and fame. [more]

$44.99

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A History of Amersham

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A History of Amersham

Julian Hunt

Local history

Paperback

Julian Hunt's history of Amsersham, new in paperback [more]

$39.99

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