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Teach Yourself Cycling: The classic guide to life on two wheels

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Teach Yourself Cycling: The classic guide to life on two wheels

Reg Shaw

Hobbies; Nostalgia: general; Cycling

Hardback

Learn how to enjoy life on two wheels with this gorgeous, lovingly reproduced classic. Full of charming insights and observations... [more]

$19.99

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Londonopolis: A Curious and Quirky History of London

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Londonopolis: A Curious and Quirky History of London

Martin Latham

History; Local history

Paperback

Think you know London? Think again. This curious history of London whisks you down the rabbit hole and into the warren of... [more]

$19.99

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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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Cadogan & Chelsea: The Making of a Modern Estate

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Cadogan & Chelsea: The Making of a Modern Estate

Beatrice Behlen, Amber Butchart, Brent Elliott, Alan Powers, Alwyn Turner

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Horticulture; Local history

Hardback

The Cadogan Estate in Chelsea is one of the few remaining ancient family estates in London, covering one of the capital's... [more]

$105.00

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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]

$49.99

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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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The Living Stones: Cornwall

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The Living Stones: Cornwall

Ithell Colquhoun

Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Local history; Travel & holiday

Paperback

The Living Stones and The Crying of the Wind make up British Surrealist Ithell Colquhoun's unique memoirs and travelogues,... [more]

$19.99

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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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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]

$49.99

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I-SPY PETS: When Human Friendship Is Not Enough

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I-SPY PETS: When Human Friendship Is Not Enough

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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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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The Best of Bob Byrne's Boomer Columns

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The Best of Bob Byrne's Boomer Columns

Bob Byrne

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

Beautifully nostalgic Adelaide stories, originally published in Bob Byrne's hugely popular Boomer column in the Adelaide Advertiser.... [more]

$29.99

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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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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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Swimming with The Spit: 100 Years of the Spit Amateur Swimming Club

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Swimming with The Spit: 100 Years of the Spit Amateur Swimming Club

Tanya Evans

History; Local history; Swimming & diving

Paperback

Celebrates an illustrious swimming club located on one of the most beautiful spots on Sydney Harbour, as well as the joy of... [more]

$49.99

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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]

$59.99

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Comeback

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Comeback

James Button

Local history; 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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A Song to My City: Washington, DC

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A Song to My City: Washington, DC

Carol Lancaster

Local history

Hardback

A memoir, which is also a love letter to Washington, DC. It takes readers on a tour of the nation's capital from its swamp-infested... [more]

$59.99

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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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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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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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