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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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San Francisco's Lost Landmarks

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San Francisco's Lost Landmarks

James R. Smith

History; Local history

Paperback

Showcases the once-familiar sites that have faded into dim memories and hazy legends. Not just a list of places, facts, and... [more]

$25.95

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The Lighthouse Stevensons

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The Lighthouse Stevensons

Bella Bathurst

History; Maritime history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Other merchandise

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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Looking for Blackfellas' Point: An Australian History of Place

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Looking for Blackfellas' Point: An Australian History of Place

Mark Mckenna

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples; Local history

Paperback

A history for every Australian who is interested in the story of settler-Australia's relations with Indigenous people - what... [more]

$39.95

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Last Waltz in Vienna

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Last Waltz in Vienna

George Clare

Biography; True war & combat stories; European history; The Holocaust; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

'A beautiful book: a fascinating piece of history' Beryl Bainbridge [more]

$24.95

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Old Skye Tales: Traditions, Reflections and Memories

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Old Skye Tales: Traditions, Reflections and Memories

William Mackenzie

History; Folklore, myths & legends; Local history

Paperback

A compilation of lore, legend, tradition and incident from the Isle of Skye. It contains a large amount of information on... [more]

$17.95

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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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Berlin

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Berlin

David Large

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Local history

Paperback

A sweeping narrative history of one of the 20th century's most loved-and unloved-cities, Berlin is every bit as fascinating,... [more]

$45.95

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The Great Stink of London

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The Great Stink of London

Stephen Halliday

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of engineering & technology; Sewage treatment & disposal; Local history

Paperback

A vivid account of the life and work of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the engineer who designed and built the system of intercepting... [more]

$29.95

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The Robin Hood Handbook: The Outlaw in History, Myth and Legend

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The Robin Hood Handbook: The Outlaw in History, Myth and Legend

Mike Dixon-Kennedy

Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends; Local history

Paperback

Mike Dixon-Kennedy ranges far and wide in his quest to present a complete picture of the exploits of this indestructible hero,... [more]

$45.00

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Elements of Japanese Design: Handbook of Family Crests, Heraldry and Symbolism

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Elements of Japanese Design: Handbook of Family Crests, Heraldry and Symbolism...

John W. Dower

Oriental art; History; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This text explains the symbolism of more than 2700 Japanese crests, or mon, tracing their development and significance. [more]

$39.95

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Shoal of Time: Story of the History of the Hawaiian Islands

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Shoal of Time: Story of the History of the Hawaiian Islands

Gavan Daws

History; Local history

Paperback

Gavan Daws' remarkable achievement is to free Hawaiian history from the dust of antiquity. Based on years of work in the documentary... [more]

$39.95

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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]

$59.99

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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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Torn in Two: The Sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell and One Man's Survival on the Open Sea

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Torn in Two: The Sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell and One Man's Survival...

Michael Schumacher

History of the Americas; Local history

Paperback

Dennis Hale reached the dock just in time to see the Daniel J. Morrell heading out to open waters, a 600-foot freighter that... [more]

$29.99

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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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Adelaide Central Market: Stories, people and recipes

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Adelaide Central Market: Stories, people and recipes

Fiona Roberts, Katie Spain

Cookery, food & drink; Local history

Hardback

This book tells the tale of Adelaide's greatest treasure. Here you'll find delicious seasonal-driven recipes from stallholders'... [more]

$79.95

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100 Christmas Wishes: Vintage Holiday Cards from the New York Public Library

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100 Christmas Wishes: Vintage Holiday Cards from the New York Public Library...

New York Public Library

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

Hardback

A treasure trove of vintage Christmas cards, 100 Christmas Wishes is the perfect holiday treat from the New York Public Library.... [more]

$24.99

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Heimat: A German Family Album

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Heimat: A German Family Album

Nora Krug

Memoirs; Graphic novels: literary & memoirs; Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction; European history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

Nora Krug grew up as a second-generation German after the end of the Second World War, struggling with a profound ambivalence... [more]

$55.00

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Here's One I Made Earlier: Classic Blue Peter Makes

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Here's One I Made Earlier: Classic Blue Peter Makes

BBC

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

Hardback

With a foreword by Valerie Singleton. [more]

$29.99

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Nickelodeon Rugrats Guide To Adulting

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Nickelodeon Rugrats Guide To Adulting

Rachel Bozek

Television; TV tie-in humour; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Master the struggle of everyday adult life with help from everyone's favorite babies! Relive classic moments from the beloved... [more]

$14.99

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Victorian Cornwall: A Look at Cornwall Through the Eyes of our Forefathers

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Victorian Cornwall: A Look at Cornwall Through the Eyes of our Forefathers...

Malcolm McCarthy

Places in old photographs

Paperback

`Victorian Cornwall' is a prolifically illustrated tour around the county using wherever possible the earliest views available... [more]

$37.99

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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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Retro Melbourne - Mini

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Retro Melbourne - Mini

Fred Mitchell

Places in old photographs

Paperback

Mini Retro Melbourne is an exciting and colourful walk down memory lane. Showcasing rare photos of one the most beautiful... [more]

$26.99

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