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Old Airdrie

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Old Airdrie

Campbell McCutcheon

History; British & Irish history; Local history; Places in old photographs; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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$27.95

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Rivers and Resilience: Aboriginal People on Sydney's Georges River

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Rivers and Resilience: Aboriginal People on Sydney's Georges River

Heather Goodall, Allison Cadzow

History; Indigenous peoples; Local history

Paperback

Traces the history of Aboriginal people along Sydney's Georges River from the early periods of British and Irish settlement... [more]

$39.95

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Southern Highlands

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Southern Highlands

Linda Emery

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

This book covers the history of the shire from Aboriginal settlement to modern times. Each township and locality is recorded... [more]

$24.95

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Madresfield: One house, one family, one thousand years

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Madresfield: One house, one family, one thousand years

Jane Mulvagh

History; Local history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The house and the family were the real inspiration for Brideshead Revisited: Evelyn Waugh was a regular visitor, and based... [more]

$25.95

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A Century of Paisley

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A Century of Paisley

Ellen Farmer, Old Paisley Society

History; Local history

Paperback

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$32.95

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Pictorial History Pittwater

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Pictorial History Pittwater

Joan Lawrence

History; Local history

Paperback

Provides an overview of the history of Pittwater and surrounding areas, told through the many black and white photographs... [more]

$24.95

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Wake of the Invercauld: Shipwrecked in the Sub-Antarctic: A Great Granddaughter's Pilgrimage

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Wake of the Invercauld: Shipwrecked in the Sub-Antarctic: A Great Granddaughter's...

Madelene Fergusson Allen

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

Hardback

This is the story of Robert Holding, a young English adventurer who was only 23 when he was shipwrecked with 19 others on... [more]

$44.99

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The House of Rothschild: The World's Banker 1849-1998

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The House of Rothschild: The World's Banker 1849-1998

Niall Ferguson

Biography: business & industry; History; Banking; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Deals with the history of the legendary Rothschild banking dynasty. This title also shows the portrait of one of the most... [more]

$35.00

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Baulkham Hills Shire

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Baulkham Hills Shire

John McClymont

History; Local history

Paperback

Covers the history of this large area north of Parramatta and north west of Sydney in words and pictures from the time of... [more]

$24.95

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The Lost Homestead: Mahatma Gandhi, my family and the legacy of empire

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The Lost Homestead: Mahatma Gandhi, my family and the legacy of empire

Marina Wheeler

Biography; Memoirs; Colonialism & imperialism; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

Through her mother's memories, accounts from her Indian family and her own research in both India and Pakistan, constitutional... [more]

$32.99

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A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital

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A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital

Simon Jenkins

History; Regional & national history; British & Irish history; Local history

Hardback

London- a settlement founded by the Romans, occupied by the Saxons, conquered by the Danes and ruled by the Normans. This... [more]

$45.00

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Nothing New: A History of Second-hand

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Nothing New: A History of Second-hand

Robyn Annear

Society & Social Sciences; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Robyn Annear lends her signature wit to this fantastic history of second-hand: from the origins of the op shop to eBay, up-cycling... [more]

$29.99

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The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin Franklin Created a Monster

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The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin...

Brian Regal (Assistant Professor for the History of Science, Kean University), Frank J. Esposito (Distinguished Professor of History and Education, Kean University)

History of the Americas; Folklore, myths & legends; Local history

Paperback

A product of innuendo and rumor, as well as scandal and media hype, the Jersey Devil enjoys a rich history involving land... [more]

$37.99

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The Wakefield Companion to South Australian History

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The Wakefield Companion to South Australian History

Wilfrid Prest, Wilfrid Prest, Kerrie Round

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Local history

Paperback

The Wakefield Companion to South Australian History is a one-volume guide to events, institutions, people, places, themes... [more]

$49.95

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The Plimmer Legacy: A family story from early Wellington to modern farming in the Rangitikei

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The Plimmer Legacy: A family story from early Wellington to modern farming...

Bee Dawson

Australasian & Pacific history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

From Wellington's Plimmer Steps to the green hills of Motukawa. This is the story of a family - several generations of influential... [more]

$45.00

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Ramsgate Municipal Airport: A Pictorial History

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Ramsgate Municipal Airport: A Pictorial History

Anthony John Moor

Airports; Aircraft: general interest; Places in old photographs

Paperback

Flying commenced at Ramsgate Airport in June 1935 and popularity was increased by Sir Alan Cobham's National Aviation Day... [more]

$34.99

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Cartography: The Ideal and Its History

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Cartography: The Ideal and Its History

Matthew H Edney

Geography; Cartography, map-making & projections; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

Rather than treating maps as a single, unified group, Edney argues, scholars need to take a processual approach that examines... [more]

$61.00

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Made in Britain:Look back Leap forward.: Look back Leap forward.

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Made in Britain:Look back Leap forward.: Look back Leap forward.

Potter Patrick

Places in old photographs

Hardback

Britain is changing. Don't panic! Let's talk. Who were we? Who are we? Who do we want to be? Look back. Leap forward. Explore... [more]

$39.99

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Reading Abbey and the Abbey Quarter

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Reading Abbey and the Abbey Quarter

Peter Durrant, John Painter

Local history

Paperback

An account of the history of Reading's Abbey and the changes to its ruins and the surrounding area after the Dissolution in... [more]

$24.95

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The Princess who Hid in a Tree: An Anglo-Saxon Story

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The Princess who Hid in a Tree: An Anglo-Saxon Story

Jackie Holderness

Local history; Picture storybooks

Hardback

With stunning illustrations by award-winning artist Alan Marks, the story of Oxford's Saint Frideswide - the Anglo-Saxon princess... [more]

$29.99

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Catalonia from Above

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Catalonia from Above

Arthus-Bertrand Yann

Aerial photography; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Painting is about studying the impression of a pebble falling onto the surface of the water, a bird in flight, the sun receding... [more]

$60.00

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Mull and Iona: A Historical Guide

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Mull and Iona: A Historical Guide

David Caldwell

Local history; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Mull and Iona are two of the most visited islands in Scotland, and have played a central role in the history of the country.... [more]

$22.99

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The Borders: A History of the Borders from Earliest Times

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The Borders: A History of the Borders from Earliest Times

Alistair Moffat

Local history

Paperback

A story of the border: a place of beginnings and endings, of differences and similarities. This is also the story of an ancient... [more]

$34.99

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Great Australian Bush Funeral Stories

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Great Australian Bush Funeral Stories

Bill Marsh

Nostalgia: general

Paperback

'Marsh knows how to spin a yarn' - Gold Coast Bulletin We're nearing the end of the service and so I step closer in to... [more]

$32.99

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The Wonderful World of Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups

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The Wonderful World of Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups

Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris

Fiction & Literature; Parodies & spoofs; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Readers will discover that bestselling titles such as How It Works- The Husband and Ladybird Book of the Midlife Crisis are... [more]

$39.99

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