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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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Heatherley: The Lost Sequel to  Lark Rise to Candleford

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Heatherley: The Lost Sequel to Lark Rise to Candleford

Flora Thompson

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Fiction & Literature; Local history

Paperback

Flora Thompson's time in east Hampshire at the turn of the 19th century. This edition includes map and notes on people and... [more]

$21.95

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Google Your Family Tree: Unlock the Hidden Power of Google:

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Google Your Family Tree: Unlock the Hidden Power of Google:

Daniel M. Lynch

Reference; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

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$39.95

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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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Dublin Then and Now

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Dublin Then and Now

Lisa Marie Griffith

British & Irish history; Local history; Places in old photographs

Hardback

Using archive photos from the 1870s to the 1980s matched with the same view today, Dublin Then and Now shows how the city... [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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Retro Sydney - Mini

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Retro Sydney - Mini

Ian Collis

Places in old photographs

Paperback

A fantastic visual throwback to one of the most famous cities in the world, with images from the 1950s and 60s of the Harbour... [more]

$26.99

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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

When the Clyde Ran Red paints a vivid picture of the heady days when revolution was in the air on Clydeside. [more]

$22.99

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The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present

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The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the...

Joanne Reitano (LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, USA)

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of the Americas; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

Shows how New York's perpetual struggles for power, wealth, and status exemplify the vigor, creativity, resilience, and influence... [more]

$92.99

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DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC

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DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC

Jason Moran

Local history

Hardback

This book presents a collection of fascinating stories about the DC jazz scene throughout its history, including a portrait... [more]

$59.99

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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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Oxford Boy: A Post-War Townie Childhood

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Oxford Boy: A Post-War Townie Childhood

Will Wyatt

Memoirs; Local history

Paperback

Memoir of one boy's experience of growing up in Oxford in the 1940s and 1950s [more]

$27.99

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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

Hardback

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

$48.99

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A Baker's Year: Twelve Months of Baking and Living the Simple Life at the Smoke Signals Bakery

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A Baker's Year: Twelve Months of Baking and Living the Simple Life at the...

Tara Jensen

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; General cookery & recipes; The countryside, country life; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

A year in the life of Instagram bread-baking sensation Tara Jensen as she... [more]

$34.99

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Dundee: A Short History

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Dundee: A Short History

Norman Watson

Local history

Paperback

The story of Dundee is both fascinating and dramatic. Now, in Dundee - A Short History, Norman Watson brings to life the people... [more]

$15.99

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Ford in New Zealand

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Ford in New Zealand

John Stokes

Motor cars: general interest; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

This book looks at how the cars were built in Canada and shipped to NZ. Includes colour photos of the oldestknown Canadian-engined... [more]

$14.00

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