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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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The Snow Farmer

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The Snow Farmer

Sally Rae

Regional & national history; The countryside, country life; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

One man's dream to breathe life into a sleepy Central Otago valley has brought... [more]

$45.00

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From Lostwithiel to the China Clay Rails

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From Lostwithiel to the China Clay Rails

Bernard Mills

Trains & railways: general interest; Places in old photographs

Paperback

From Lostwithiel to the China Clay Rails is a book of contrasts, for example we see High Speed Trains that come in summer... [more]

$59.95

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Our History -: The Story of Our Family

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Our History -: The Story of Our Family

Jennifer Boudinot, Editors of Rock Point

Family history, tracing ancestors; Stationery items

Paperback

Our History is a beautiful, illustrated keepsake journal that allows you to record your family's history as its happening.... [more]

$19.99

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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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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]

$76.00

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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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Everything You Know About London is Wrong

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Everything You Know About London is Wrong

Matt Brown

British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Local history

Hardback

A hugely entertaining myth-busting book about London's history, guaranteed to confound all your assumptions. Myths regarding... [more]

$22.99

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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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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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Doctor Turner's Casebook

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Doctor Turner's Casebook

Stephen McGann

Television; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

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

$39.99

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When Football Was Football: A Nostalgic Look at a Century of Football

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When Football Was Football: A Nostalgic Look at a Century of Football

Richard Havers

Nostalgia: general; Sports & outdoor recreation; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

When Football Was Football is a fully illustrated book that takes us through a Century of English football from the photographic... [more]

$29.95

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The Invention Of Memory

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The Invention Of Memory

Simon Loftus

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

From the arrival of his first ancestor in Dublin in 1560, Simon Loftus traces the fascinating story of his family's heritage... [more]

$22.99

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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]

$154.00

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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]

$59.99

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Orkney: A Historical Guide

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Orkney: A Historical Guide

Caroline Wickham-Jones

History; Local history

Paperback

This newly revised book is designed to provide a comprehensive guide for those who visit Orkney and would like to know more... [more]

$22.99

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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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Mini Retro Sydney

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Mini Retro Sydney

Ian Collis

History; Local history; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Mini Retro Sydney is a fantastic visual journey to one of the most famous cities in the world, with images from the 1950's... [more]

$24.99

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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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The Melbourne Tram Book: 3rd Edition

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The Melbourne Tram Book: 3rd Edition

Randall Wilson, Dale Budd

History; Local history

Paperback

Melbourne's trams are more than a mode of transport. They are a symbol of the city. This fully updated new edition is a colourful... [more]

$24.99

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