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Paddington: A history

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Paddington: A history

Greg Young

History; Local history

Hardback

Provides a fresh and revealing perspective on this celebrated heritage suburb in Sydney - one of the largest and most intact... [more]

$69.99

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Great Australian Bush Priests Stories

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Great Australian Bush Priests Stories

Bill Marsh

History; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

Great Australian stories of faith and friendship in outback Australia, gathered by the inimitable Bill 'Swampy' Marsh - bestselling... [more]

$32.99

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Convicted

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Convicted

Peter Bradley

History; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$32.99

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The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book of the Year 2018

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The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book...

Bart van Es

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The last time Lien saw her parents was in The Hague when she was collected at the door by a stranger and taken to a foster... [more]

$35.00

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Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com: How to Find Your Family History on the #1 Genealogy Website

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Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com: How to Find Your Family History on the...

Nancy Hendrickson

Reference; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This book will help you get the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription by showing you how to take advantage of what the... [more]

$44.95

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Tracing Your Ancestors: Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk: A Guide For Family Historians

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Tracing Your Ancestors: Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk: A Guide...

Gill Blanchard

Reference; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Essential handbook for anyone researching the life of an ancestor who lived in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk or Suffolk.... [more]

$37.95

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My family and other animus

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My family and other animus

James Jeffrey

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Press & journalism; Humour; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

For the young James Jeffrey, the day his parents split was like the splitting of the atom. Life took on a seismic instability... [more]

$32.99

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The Way We Were: Australia in the Last Century

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The Way We Were: Australia in the Last Century

Alan J. Whiticker

History; Places in old photographs

Paperback

The Way We Were covers key moments in our political history, our participation in war, the emergence of our best entertainers... [more]

$24.99

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London's 100 Most Extraordinary Buildings

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London's 100 Most Extraordinary Buildings

David Long

History; Local history

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated gift book to explore the most extraordinary buildings of London on foot or from the armchair [more]

$32.99

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Cathedrals of Britain: North of England and Scotland

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Cathedrals of Britain: North of England and Scotland

Bernadette Fallon

History; Historical geography; Local history

Paperback

Take a journey from early Christian Britain through the Middle Ages and Reformation into the 21st century via some of the... [more]

$34.99

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Bradshaw's Handbook to London

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Bradshaw's Handbook to London

George Bradshaw

History; Transport: general interest; Local history; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Conway's latest contribution to the Bradshaw's publishing phenomenon is this superb and wonderfully illustrated guide to Victorian... [more]

$22.99

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The Yards of Kendal

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The Yards of Kendal

Trevor Hughes, Arthur Nicholls

History; Local history

Paperback

Yards, crofts, ginnels and lanes are found in many northern towns. Kendal's yards are special and fascinating to residents... [more]

$34.99

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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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Great War Artefacts in 100 Objects: The Story Behind Your First World War Family Treasures

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Great War Artefacts in 100 Objects: The Story Behind Your First World War...

Martin Mace

First World War; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Easy to use guide covering those relics and mementoes that many families have from the First World War. [more]

$39.99

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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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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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My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past

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My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's...

Jennifer Teege, Nikola Sellmair

Biography; Memoirs; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

An international bestseller, this is the extraordinary memoir of a German-Nigerian woman who learns that her grandfather was... [more]

$19.99

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The Story of the Thames

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The Story of the Thames

Andrew Sargent

History; Local history

Paperback

500,000 years in the life of a river. [more]

$29.95

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Orkney: A Historical Guide

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Orkney: A Historical Guide

Caroline Wickham-Jones

History; Local history

Paperback

This newly revised book is designed to provide a comprehensive guide for those who visit Orkney and would like to know more... [more]

$25.95

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Good Living Street: The Fortunes of My Viennese Family

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Good Living Street: The Fortunes of My Viennese Family

Tim Bonyhady (Author)

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The dazzling tale of an extraordinary family who were connected to the greatest figures of their age before the Nazi Anschluss... [more]

$24.99

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The Secret History of Our Streets: London

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The Secret History of Our Streets: London

Joseph Bullman, Neil Hegarty, Brian Hill

History; Local history

Paperback

The Secret History of Our Streets explores six roads spread across inner London - from Camberwell, Holland Park and Islington... [more]

$24.99

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Her Majesty's Pleasure: A centenary celebration for Adelaide's theatre of the stars

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Her Majesty's Pleasure: A centenary celebration for Adelaide's theatre of...

Frank Van Straten

Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Local history

Hardback

This unique book raises the curtain on the history of Adelaide's most remarkable playhouse - Her Majesty's Theatre. For 100... [more]

$39.95

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The Sydney Harbour Bridge (Revised edition)

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The Sydney Harbour Bridge (Revised edition)

Peter Spearritt

History; Bridges; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

On 19 March 1932, after nine yearsâ?? planning and building, more than a million Australians crossed the newly opened Sydney... [more]

$19.95

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The Road to Nab End: A Lancashire Childhood

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The Road to Nab End: A Lancashire Childhood

William Woodruff

Biography; Local history

Paperback

The Road to Nab End is a marvelously evocative account of growing up poor in a British mill town. From William Woodruff's... [more]

$32.95

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Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills

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Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills

Una McGovern

Reference; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Nostalgia: general; Gift books

Paperback

An engaging introduction to a range of traditional crafts and activities [more]

$32.99

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