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The Making of the Crofting Community

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The Making of the Crofting Community

Hunter James

History; Agriculture & farming; Local history

Paperback

Covers the injustices that have been inflicted on the Highlands in the name of government and landlord. This book remains... [more]

$34.99

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Panorama of the Thames: A Riverside View of Georgian London

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Panorama of the Thames: A Riverside View of Georgian London

John Inglis, Jill Sanders

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

A guide to the river Thames. Written in collaboration with local experts and various local history societies, it includes... [more]

$60.00

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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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The Family Tree Historical Maps Book - Europe: A Country-by-Country Atlas of European History, 1700s-1900s

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The Family Tree Historical Maps Book - Europe: A Country-by-Country Atlas...

Allison Dolan, Family Tree Magazine Editors

History; European history; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Historical maps & atlases; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

This country-by-country atlas is an indispensable tool for European genealogy. Put your ancestral origins in geographical... [more]

$69.99

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Newcastle Then & Now

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Newcastle Then & Now

Rob Kirkup

History; Local history

Hardback

Looking at the past and present of Newcastle through the use of pictures and informative captions. [more]

$44.00

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Bath

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Bath

Kirsten Elliott

History; Local history; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

Throughout recorded history, Bath has been famed for its hot springs. The Romans bathed there; Elizabeth I promoted the spa... [more]

$55.00

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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

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

From high society in Vienna to a small flat in Sydney; from patrons of the arts to refugees from the Holocaust; this is the... [more]

$24.99

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Retro London

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Retro London

Lucinda Gosling

History; Local history; Places in old photographs

Hardback

From busy thoroughfares like Oxford Street to cramped and colourful Brick Lane, this title displays all manner of street life... [more]

$45.00

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The Secret History of Chelmsford

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The Secret History of Chelmsford

Paul Wreyford

History; Local history

Paperback

Charles Dickens described Chelmsford as the `dullest' place on earth and added that there was not a lot to see here. Did you... [more]

$25.95

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The Devonshires: The Story of a Family and a Nation

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The Devonshires: The Story of a Family and a Nation

Roy Hattersley

History; British & Irish history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

With the help of previously unpublished material from the Chatsworth archives, The Devonshires reveals how the dynasty made... [more]

$29.99

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Gifts from the Thunder Beings: Indigenous Archery and European Firearms in the Northern Plains and Central Subarctic, 1670-1870

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Gifts from the Thunder Beings: Indigenous Archery and European Firearms...

Roland Bohr

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

Hardback

Examines North American Aboriginal peoples' use of Indigenous and European distance weapons in big-game hunting and combat.... [more]

$150.00

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Absent Without Leave: The private war of Private Stanley Livingston

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Absent Without Leave: The private war of Private Stanley Livingston

Paul Livingstone

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A touching, surprising, controversial and original family memoir, from the unique mind of well-known comedy figure Paul Livingston... [more]

$27.99

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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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All Along the River: Tales from the Thames

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All Along the River: Tales from the Thames

Pauline Conolly

Local history; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

An engaging and humorous guide to England's most famous river, serving as a companion volume to more practical books about... [more]

$39.95

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The Knights Templar and Scotland

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The Knights Templar and Scotland

Robert Ferguson

History; Christian communities & monasticism; Local history

Paperback

Including a comparison of the arrest of the Templars in France with the Templar Inquisition at Holyrood, and an examination... [more]

$32.99

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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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A Very British Family: The Trevelyans and Their World

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A Very British Family: The Trevelyans and Their World

Laura Trevelyan

Biography; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The Trevelyans are unique in British social and political history: a family which for several generations dedicated themselves... [more]

$29.95

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Abandoned Mansions of Ireland II: More Portraits of Forgotten Stately Homes

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Abandoned Mansions of Ireland II: More Portraits of Forgotten Stately Homes...

Tarquin Blake

Photographs: collections; Palaces, chateaux, country houses; History; Local history

Hardback

In this follow up to the critically-acclaimed Abandoned Mansions of Ireland, Tarquin Blake documents a further fifty lost... [more]

$63.00

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On the Trail of the Silver Brumby

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On the Trail of the Silver Brumby

Elyne Mitchell

Fiction companions; Local history; Travel & holiday

Hardback

<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- This is one of the most gorgeous books you&rsquo;ll see this year! There... [more]

$49.99

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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 Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook

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The Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook

F.A. Steel, G. Gardiner

Asian history; Social & cultural history; Household hints; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

In The Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook (1888), Flora Annie Steel and her co-author Grace Gardiner give practical and... [more]

$16.95

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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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Tracing Your Rural Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians

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Tracing Your Rural Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians

Jonathan Brown

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Many family historians will come across direct links to ancestors who lived and worked in the countryside as farmers, labourers,... [more]

$32.95

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How to write and publish your family story in ten easy steps

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How to write and publish your family story in ten easy steps

Noeline Kyle

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Pprovides a template for family historians and genealogists who are ready to take the next step. The book guides them through... [more]

$19.95

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When the Clyde Ran Red

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When the Clyde Ran Red

Maggie Craig

History; Social & cultural history; Local history

Hardback

Through the bitter strike at the Singer sewing machine plant in Clydebank in 1911, Bloody Friday in George Square in 1919,... [more]

$39.95

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