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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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Tracing Your Family History Online for Dummies, 2E Australian Edition

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Tracing Your Family History Online for Dummies, 2E Australian Edition

Society of Australian Genealogists

Reference; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Millions of genealogical resources and records are available online, allowing you to become a successful family historian... [more]

$39.95

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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: or the Murder at Road Hill House

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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: or the Murder at Road Hill House

Kate Summerscale

Biography; True crime; Local history

Paperback

The fascinating story of a famous Victorian murder case - and the notorious detective who solved it [more]

$19.99

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Mosaic: A Chronicle of Five Generations

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Mosaic: A Chronicle of Five Generations

Diane Armstrong

Biography; Memoirs; The Holocaust; Jewish studies; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This remarkable true story begins in the Polish city of Krakow in 1890 and spans one hundred years and four continents. God... [more]

$27.99

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Shooting Through: Sydney by Tram

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Shooting Through: Sydney by Tram

Caroline Butler-Bowden

History; Buses, trams & commercial vehicles: general interest; Local history

Hardback

Shooting Through: Sydney by Tram explores the history and demise of Sydney's trams from the first horse-drawn trams in Pitt... [more]

$9.99

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Haunted New York City: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Big Apple

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Haunted New York City: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Big Apple

Cheri Revai

Fiction & Literature; Ghosts & poltergeists; Local history

Paperback

One of America's most populated city is also home to ghosts and strange creatures of the night. The stories of the paranormal... [more]

$18.95

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Chippendale: Beneath the Factory Wall

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Chippendale: Beneath the Factory Wall

Shirley Fitzgerald

History; Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

Where William Chippendale grew potatoes in 1816 by the sweet waters of Blackwattle Creek, one of Sydney's least loved industrial... [more]

$29.95

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Pictorial History Wollongong

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Pictorial History Wollongong

Catherine Warne

History; Local history

Paperback

This book covers the history of the city from Aboriginal to modern times. Located south of Helensburgh and the Royal National... [more]

$24.95

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Grandeur and Grit: A History of Glebe

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Grandeur and Grit: A History of Glebe

Max Solling

History; Social & cultural history; Local history

Hardback

Glebe's history between the 18th and 21st centuries, illustrates its division by the stringent social, economic and religious... [more]

$49.95

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Pictorial History Southern Highlands

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Pictorial History Southern Highlands

Linda Emery

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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A Pictorial History Southern Highlands by well known local author Linda Emery covers the history of the shire from Aboriginal... [more]

$24.95

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Blick Auf Deutschland: Erloschen Landerkunde

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Blick Auf Deutschland: Erloschen Landerkunde

Susanne Kirchmeyer Vorderwulbecke, Klaus Vorderwulbecke

Regional studies; Local history; Languages & ESL

Paperback

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$49.95

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Rosslyn

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Rosslyn

Andrew Sinclair

Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal; Local history

Paperback

Rosslyn Chapel and Castle near Edinburgh have long exerted a powerful magnetism and mystery for people all over the world.... [more]

$29.95

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The Lighthouse Stevensons

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The Lighthouse Stevensons

Bella Bathurst

History; Maritime history; Family history, tracing ancestors

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An exciting new edition of Bella Bathurst's epic story of Robert Louis Stevenson's ancestors and the building of the Scottish... [more]

$27.95

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The Melbourne General Cemetery: 150 Years

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The Melbourne General Cemetery: 150 Years

D. Chambers

History; Local history

Paperback

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$49.95

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Ava's Man

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Ava's Man

Rick Bragg

Biography: general; Fiction & Literature; History of the Americas; Local history

Paperback

The author continues his personal history of the Deep South with an evocation of his mother's childhood in the Appalachian... [more]

$29.95

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The Dukes

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The Dukes

Brian Masters

Biography: royalty; History; Social classes; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The origins of the non-royal dukes in the British peerage divide nicely into Tudor looters, Royal bastards, opportunist generals,... [more]

$49.95

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The Hut Six Story: Breaking the Enigma Codes

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The Hut Six Story: Breaking the Enigma Codes

Gordon Welchman

History; European history; Second World War; Local history

Paperback

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$28.00

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Hatfields and Mccoys

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Hatfields and Mccoys

Otis K. Rice

History; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

The Hatfield-McCoy feud has long been the most famous vendetta of the southern Appalachians. Over the years it has become... [more]

$41.95

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Australia Remember This Too!

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Australia Remember This Too!

Mr Bob Byrne

History; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

Australia Remember This Too! is a photographic celebration of nostalgia, particularly for Baby Boomers, 114,000 of whom follow... [more]

$34.99

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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; Jokes & riddles; Parodies & spoofs; Humour collections & anthologies; Nostalgia: general; Gift books

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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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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Granny's Kitchen Cupboard: A lifetime in over 100 objects

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Granny's Kitchen Cupboard: A lifetime in over 100 objects

John Alexander

Social & cultural history; Antiques & collectables; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Accumulated over many years, 'Granny', the enigmatic collector behind this book, presents a selection of quirky post-war goods,... [more]

$27.99

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Hometown Tales: Birmingham

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Hometown Tales: Birmingham

Maria Whatton, Stewart Lee

Memoirs; Nostalgia: general; Travel writing

Hardback

Hometown Tales: Celebrating regional voices Two arresting tales of life in Birmingham [more]

$22.99

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When The Clyde Ran Red: A Social History of Red Clydeside

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When The Clyde Ran Red: A Social History of Red Clydeside

Maggie Craig

Political ideologies; Political activism; Transport industries; Strikes; Local history

Paperback

Paints a vivid picture of the heady days when revolution was in the air on Clydeside. This title celebrates the determination,... [more]

$22.99

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Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

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Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C....

Cameron Logan

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Urban communities; Local history

Paperback

Historic Capital shows how Washington, D.C.'s historic buildings and neighborhoods have been a site of contestation between... [more]

$39.99

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