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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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The Lancashire Derbyshire and East Coast Railway: Langwith Junction to Lincoln, the Mansfield Railway and Mid-Notts Joint Line

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The Lancashire Derbyshire and East Coast Railway: Langwith Junction to Lincoln,...

Chris Booth

Photographs: collections; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history

Paperback

The planned LD&ECR from Warrington to Sutton-on-Sea only saw the Chesterfield-Lincoln route completed. Built to move coal,... [more]

$37.99

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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

Hardback

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

$200.00

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Spitfire Singh: A True Life of Relentless Adventure

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Spitfire Singh: A True Life of Relentless Adventure

Mike Edwards

Local interest, family history & nostalgia; Nostalgia: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Despite their heroics during World War I, the British officers of the Royal Air Force did not believe that Indians were capable... [more]

$24.99

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Migrant Letters: Emotional Language, Mobile Identities, and Writing Practices in Historical Perspective

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Migrant Letters: Emotional Language, Mobile Identities, and Writing Practices...

Marcelo J. Borges (Dickinson College, USA), Sonia Cancian (University College, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates)

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

The migrant letter, whether written by family members, lovers, friends, or others, is a document that continues to attract... [more]

$221.00

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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; Trivia & quiz question books; 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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Finding Family: My Search for Roots and Secrets in My DNA

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Finding Family: My Search for Roots and Secrets in My DNA

Richard Hill

Memoirs; Adoption & fostering; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Finding Family is the highly suspenseful and intensely personal account of an adoptee trying to reclaim the biological family... [more]

$34.99

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Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill

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Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull...

Deanne Stillman

Biography: general; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Local history; Children's & Educational

Hardback

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

$39.99

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Goldfields of Victoria

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Goldfields of Victoria

Kornelia Freeman, Ulo Pukk

Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Enormous gold mines, original miners? huts of the 1850s, heritage gardens, unique wineries, wildlife parks, museums, art galleries... [more]

$39.95

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Teach Yourself to Fly: The classic guide to flying a plane

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Teach Yourself to Fly: The classic guide to flying a plane

Nigel Tangye

Aviation skills & piloting; Aircraft: general interest; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Learn how to fly an aeroplane with this gorgeous, lovingly reproduced classic from Mr. Nigel Tangye, a leading aeronautical... [more]

$19.99

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Teach Yourself to Live: The classic guide to finding happiness

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Teach Yourself to Live: The classic guide to finding happiness

C. G. L. Du Cann

Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

First published in 1955, Teach Yourself to Live is an enchanting and eccentric commentary on how best to live the fullest... [more]

$19.99

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Teach Yourself Bird Watching: The classic guide to ornithology

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Teach Yourself Bird Watching: The classic guide to ornithology

George E. Hyde

Birds (ornithology); Hobbies; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Appreciating the rich diversity of bird life on our island is about more than just looking out of the window. This beautiful... [more]

$19.99

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Teach Yourself Good Manners: The classic guide to etiquette

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Teach Yourself Good Manners: The classic guide to etiquette

W.S. Norman

Parties, etiquette & entertaining; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

First published in 1958, Teach Yourself Good Manners is a fascinating guide packed full of both timeless advice and tips that... [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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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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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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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]

$49.99

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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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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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