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Jewish New York: The Remarkable Story of a City and a People

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Jewish New York: The Remarkable Story of a City and a People

Deborah Dash Moore, Jeffrey S. Gurock, Annie Polland, Howard B. Rock, Daniel Soyer

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

Hardback

The definitive history of Jews in New York and how they transformed the city Based on the acclaimed multi-volume series,... [more]

$62.00

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Defending Leicestershire and Rutland

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Defending Leicestershire and Rutland

Mike Osborne

Castles & fortifications; Military history; Military life & institutions; Local history

Paperback

Leicestershire and Rutland's position astride some of England's major routes made them the scene of decisive battles, skirmishes... [more]

$34.99

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A Ploughing People: The Farming Life Celebrated - Stories, Traditions, The Championships

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A Ploughing People: The Farming Life Celebrated - Stories, Traditions, The...

Valerie Cox

Rural communities; Agriculture & farming; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Fully illustrated, THE definitive book about the national institution of The Ploughing Championship by one of Ireland's best-loved... [more]

$50.99

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Streets of London

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Streets of London

Lucy McMurdo

History; Local history

Paperback

With a history going back 2000 years it is hardly surprising that so many of London's streets are known throughout the globe.... [more]

$24.99

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My Dad Had That Car: A Nostalgic Look at the American Automobile, 1920-1990

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My Dad Had That Car: A Nostalgic Look at the American Automobile, 1920-1990...

Tad Burness

Motor cars: general interest; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

This one-of-a-kind, massive illustrated history of more than 10,000 American automobiles is perfect for the millions of classic... [more]

$49.99

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Nigel Henderson's Streets: Photographs of London's East End 1949-53

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Nigel Henderson's Streets: Photographs of London's East End 1949-53

Clive Coward

Photography & photographs; Local history

Hardback

A unique and evocative view of the post-war East End including stunning photography from the Tate Archive, newly digitised... [more]

$50.00

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Planet of the Apes:The Original Topps Trading Card Series: The Original Topps Trading Card Series

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Planet of the Apes:The Original Topps Trading Card Series: The Original...

Gary Gerani, The Topps Company

Antiques & collectables: books, manuscripts, ephemera & printed matter; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Journey back to where it all started in this deluxe collection of classic Topps trading cards-just in time for the new film... [more]

$35.00

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A Description of the New York Central Park

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A Description of the New York Central Park

Maureen Meister, Maureen Meister

Landscape art & architecture; History of the Americas; Local history

Hardback

A facsimile reproduction of the 1869 edition, along with a new introduction by Maureen Meister. [more]

$59.99

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History of Thredbo: Pioneers, Legends, Community

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History of Thredbo: Pioneers, Legends, Community

Chas Keys

History; Local history; Skiing

Hardback

For many the name Thredbo is synonymous with winter holidays, skiing on crisp white snow beneath clear blue skies. But for... [more]

$65.00

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I-SPY AT THE SCHOOL GATE: My Mum's Better Than Your Mum

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I-SPY AT THE SCHOOL GATE: My Mum's Better Than Your Mum

Sam Jordison

Parodies & spoofs; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

From Sam Jordison, author of the bestselling Crap Towns series, comes I-SPY for Grown-ups. [more]

$10.99

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North Sea: A Visual Anthology

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North Sea: A Visual Anthology

James Attlee

Painting & paintings; Photographs: collections; Poetry anthologies; Anthologies (non-poetry); Places in old photographs

Hardback

A spectacular showcase of vintage and contemporary photography of the North Sea, its coasts and people. [more]

$65.00

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Who Owns America's Past?: The Smithsonian and the Problem of History

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Who Owns America's Past?: The Smithsonian and the Problem of History

Robert C. Post

Museums & museology; History of the Americas; Local history

Paperback

Combining information from hitherto-untapped archival sources, extensive interviews, a thorough review of the secondary literature,... [more]

$51.99

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River Effra: South London's Secret Spine

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River Effra: South London's Secret Spine

Jon Newman

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Local history

Paperback

River Effra: South London's Secret Spine is the first comprehensive account, beginning with its underlying geology and pre-history... [more]

$24.99

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The Thames Through Time: A Liquid History

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The Thames Through Time: A Liquid History

Stephen Croad

History; Social & cultural history; Local history; Places in old photographs

Paperback

Drawing on the resources of English Heritage's unrivalled photographic archives, The Thames Through Times is a photographic... [more]

$39.99

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Oxford in Prints: 1675-1900

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Oxford in Prints: 1675-1900

Peter Whitfield

Local history

Hardback

For more than three centuries Oxford has been the subject of fine illustrated books and engraved prints. The best of these... [more]

$58.99

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Comeback

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Comeback

James Button

Local history; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sports teams & clubs; Australian Rules football

Paperback

As a boy, James Button fell in love with the Geelong Football Club. It was a family affair. But as the years wore on and the... [more]

$29.99

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Hellhole of the Pacific

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Hellhole of the Pacific

Richard Wolfe

Local history

Paperback

In the 1830s Kororareka was known as the 'hell-hole of the Pacific'. Whalers, sealers, escaped convicts, seamen, traders and... [more]

$26.99

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Great Australian Outback Teaching Stories

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Great Australian Outback Teaching Stories

Bill Marsh

True stories; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

From beyond the black stump to the Australian Alps; in schools on stations, missions, mines and over the air, it takes a special... [more]

$32.99

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The London Bus in Colour: From the 1970s to the 1990s

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The London Bus in Colour: From the 1970s to the 1990s

John Bishop

Buses, trams & commercial vehicles: general interest; Places in old photographs

Paperback

The last decades of the 20th century saw dramatic changes in the bus industry with deregulation in October 1986. Visually... [more]

$44.95

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Freeman's: Family

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Freeman's: Family

John Freeman

Local history

Paperback

Freeman's- Family is the second literary anthology in the series reviewers are calling 'bold' (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) and... [more]

$32.99

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Everything You Know About London is Wrong

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Everything You Know About London is Wrong

Matt Brown

British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Local history

Hardback

A hugely entertaining myth-busting book about London's history, guaranteed to confound all your assumptions. Myths regarding... [more]

$22.99

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Real/Ideal - Photography in Mid-Nineteenth-Century  France

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Real/Ideal - Photography in Mid-Nineteenth-Century France

Karen Hellman

Photographs: collections; Places in old photographs

Hardback

In the years following the invention of photography in 1839, practitioners in France gave shape to this intriguing new medium... [more]

$89.99

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The Outlaw and the Hitman

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The Outlaw and the Hitman

Caesar Campbell

Biography; Autobiography: general; True crime; Street & gun crime; Local history

Paperback

Caesar Campbell, legendary sergeant-at-arms and enforcer for the Comancheros and Bandidos bikie gangs, returns with the third... [more]

$34.99

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The Snow Farmer

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The Snow Farmer

Sally Rae

Regional & national history; The countryside, country life; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

One man's dream to breathe life into a sleepy Central Otago valley has brought... [more]

$45.00

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A Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

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A Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

Alexandra Deutsch

History of the Americas; Local history

Paperback

In this well-balanced and exceptionally sensitive work, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte finally breathes. [more]

$79.00

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