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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]

$78.00

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Perth Then and Now

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Perth Then and Now

Richard Offen

Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Archival photographs of Perth have been carefully matched with specially commissioned colour photos to reveal the past and... [more]

$29.99

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Lakeland: A Personal Journey

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Lakeland: A Personal Journey

Hunter Davies

Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

One of Britain's best-loved writers celebrates one of England's best-loved and loveliest regions, in well-chosen words and... [more]

$39.99

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Islay Voices

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Islay Voices

Jenni Minto, Les Wilson

History; Local history

Hardback

A unique history of Islay, seen through the eyes of the island's inhabitants, over a period of hundreds of years. [more]

$49.99

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London Then and Now - People and Places

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London Then and Now - People and Places

Frank Hopkinson

Architecture; History of architecture; History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

London Then and Now - People and Places pairs an incredible range of archive photos from across Greater London with the same... [more]

$29.99

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

Ramona Koval

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A personal quest to uncover the truth about her parents and her birth, by the daughter of Holocaust survivors. [more]

$23.99

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The Common Stream

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The Common Stream

Rowland Parker

History; Local history

Paperback

This is the story of a village in East Anglia, astride its common stream, a saga of continuity and change which stretches... [more]

$29.99

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Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church

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Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church

Charles, Prince of Wales

Church history; The countryside, country life; Zoos & wildlife parks; Local history

Hardback

Chillingham-its location not only contributed some of the best archaeology in Northumberland but also a herd of wild white... [more]

$59.95

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More London's Strangest Tales

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More London's Strangest Tales

Tom Quinn

Local history

Paperback

In this follow-up to his bestselling London's Strangest Tales, Tom Quinn delves deeper into the fascinating and sometimes... [more]

$24.99

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When This Thing Happened: The Story of a Father, a Son, and the Wars That Changed Them

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When This Thing Happened: The Story of a Father, a Son, and the Wars That...

Michael McKernan

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A tour de force about the impact of war on one family over the twentieth century. As deputy director of the Australian War... [more]

$29.99

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Panorama of the Thames: A Riverside View of Georgian London

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Panorama of the Thames: A Riverside View of Georgian London

John Inglis, Jill Sanders

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

A guide to the river Thames. Written in collaboration with local experts and various local history societies, it includes... [more]

$60.00

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Portobello Road: Lives of a Neighbourhood

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Portobello Road: Lives of a Neighbourhood

Julian Mash

Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

The alternative history of London's most iconic street. [more]

$22.99

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The Old Contemptibles

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The Old Contemptibles

Keith Simpson

First World War; Battles & campaigns; Regiments; Places in old photographs

Hardback

This book, originally published in 1981, tells the story of the regular soldiers and reservists of the British Expeditionary... [more]

$162.00

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Frankfurt

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Frankfurt

Brian Melican

Local history; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Frankfurt is a city that punches well above its weight. Despite its diminutive size--it has fewer than a million inhabitants--it... [more]

$27.99

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Paris in 3D in the Belle Epoque: A Book Plus Steroeoscopic Viewer and 34 3D Photos

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Paris in 3D in the Belle Epoque: A Book Plus Steroeoscopic Viewer and 34...

Bruno Fuligni

European history; Places in old photographs

Paperback

A unique view of life in the world's most beautiful city during an era of peace and prosperity, when art, literature, poetry,... [more]

$60.99

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

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Bloodhound: Searching For My Father

Ramona Koval

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Ramona Koval's parents were Holocaust survivors who fled their homeland and settled in Melbourne. As a child, Koval learned... [more]

$32.99

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Paris. Portrait of a City

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Paris. Portrait of a City

Jean-Claude Gautrand

Photographs: collections; Local history; Places in old photographs

Hardback

Built on two millennia of history, Paris is as much a city to fall in love with as a city to photograph. This visual companion... [more]

$110.00

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Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939

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Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939

Thomas Doherty

Film, TV & Radio; Documentary movies & films; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

The behind-the-scenes story of Hollywood's struggle with Nazism before the outbreak of war. [more]

$54.99

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Whatever Remains: A True Story of Secret Lives and Hidden Families

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Whatever Remains: A True Story of Secret Lives and Hidden Families

Penny F. Graham

Biography; Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

In 2010, a recognised Australian author claimed that Penny Graham's parents were involved in espionage for the British Government... [more]

$29.99

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A Beginner's Guide to Online Genealogy: Learn How to Trace Your Family History and Discover Your Roots

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A Beginner's Guide to Online Genealogy: Learn How to Trace Your Family History...

Michael, Prince Of Greece

Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Internet guides & online services; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$24.99

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Surfing Down South: Discovering Yallingup and Margaret River

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Surfing Down South: Discovering Yallingup and Margaret River

Sue-Lyn Aldrian-Moyle

Local history; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

For surfers and non-surfers, Surfing Down South offers an insight into Australia???s surfing counterculture and a unique time... [more]

$44.00

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Holidays

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Holidays

William McInnes

Nostalgia: general; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

From bestselling author William McInnes, a book about the languid, unending holidays of summer; it's about going away and... [more]

$29.99

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Heart of the MacKenzie: The Glenmore Station Story

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Heart of the MacKenzie: The Glenmore Station Story

Matt Philp

Agriculture & farming; Animal husbandry; Local history

Paperback

The gripping story of an iconic New Zealand high country sheep station in the heart of the South Island's MacKenzie Country.<br... [more]

$44.99

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Adelaide Noir

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Adelaide Noir

Alex Frayne

Individual artists, art monographs; Photography & photographs; Local history

Hardback

Three years ago photographer Alex Frayne set about reshaping the way South Australians see their state. Adelaide Noir was... [more]

$39.95

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Bizarre Scotland

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Bizarre Scotland

David Long

Local history

Hardback

A new title by the author of Bizarre London, this takes a close look at eccentric, secret, unusual and plain weird aspects... [more]

$27.99

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