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Nostalgia: general

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The Beauty Of Steam

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The Beauty Of Steam

P. Waller

History; Trains & railways: general interest; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Although Britain's golden age of steam ended in 1968, these `living machines' continue to enthral people of all ages. Packed... [more]

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Lost Perth

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Lost Perth

Richard Offen

History; Local history; Nostalgia: general; Places in old photographs

Hardback

In 1901 Federation transformed Western Australia from an independent colony to a state of the Commonwealth of Australia, and... [more]

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My family and other animus

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My family and other animus

James Jeffrey

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Press & journalism; Humour; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

For the young James Jeffrey, the day his parents split was like the splitting of the atom. Life took on a seismic instability... [more]

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Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library

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Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library...

Chris Paling

Memoirs; Humour; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

Chris Paling's Reading Allowed is a wonderful, warm-hearted and eccentric look at the life of a librarian in a provincial... [more]

$22.99

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Tallest Tower, Smallest Star: A Pictorial Compendium of Comparisons

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Tallest Tower, Smallest Star: A Pictorial Compendium of Comparisons

Kate Baker

The Earth: natural history general; Nostalgia: general; Children's & Educational

Hardback

Have you ever w ondered how a dinosaur w ould measure up against the Great Pyramids of Giza, if a hummingbird could outfly... [more]

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Famous Brand Names and Their Origins

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Famous Brand Names and Their Origins

Kathy Martin

Social & cultural history; Food & society; Business & Economics; Advertising; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

Revealing the stories of people responsible for some of our best known brands including William Henry Smith (W H Smith); Roy... [more]

$44.99

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Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library

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Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library...

Chris Paling

Memoirs; Humour; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Chris Paling's Reading Allowed is a wonderful, warm-hearted and eccentric look at the life of a librarian in a provincial... [more]

$37.95

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Australia Remember When

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Australia Remember When

Bob Byrne

History; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

A bumper book that shows us bits of Australia we've loved and forgotten, and reminds us that the best parts haven't changed.... [more]

$34.99

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My Little Pony: Glory and Illustrated Book

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My Little Pony: Glory and Illustrated Book

Running Press

Humour; Nostalgia: general; Stationery items

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Featuring retro artwork from the 80s, this collectible mini kit is sure to delight the generation who grew up with their favourite... [more]

$14.99

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Retro Tv

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Retro Tv

Ian Collis

Film, TV & Radio; Television; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Retro TV is a pictorial showcase of the best shows from the 1950s and 1960s in both colour and glorious black and white. Variety... [more]

$45.00

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The Wonderful World of Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups

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The Wonderful World of Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups

Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris

Fiction & Literature; Parodies & spoofs; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Readers will discover that bestselling titles such as How It Works- The Husband and Ladybird Book of the Midlife Crisis are... [more]

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Iron Roads in the Outback

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Iron Roads in the Outback

Nick Anchen

History; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

The Iron Roads of the Australian Outback - the legendary Commonwealth Railways were built through some of the harshest landscapes... [more]

$69.95

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The Football Shirts Book

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The Football Shirts Book

Neal Heard

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

Hardback

They think it's all over...it is now, with this comprehensive guide to football shirts through the years. [more]

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Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of the Sleeper

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Night Trains: The Rise and Fall of the Sleeper

Martin Andrew

Trains & railways: general interest; Nostalgia: general; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Paperback

Night trains have long fascinated us with the possibilities of their private sleeping compartments, gilded dining cars, champagne... [more]

$32.99

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Mateship with Birds

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Mateship with Birds

A. H. Chisholm

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Environmental science, engineering & technology; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

<p><b>With the original introduction by C.J. Dennis and a new foreword by Sean Dooley.</b></p> <p>Ninety years on, A.H. Chisholm's... [more]

$24.95

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Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills

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Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills

Una McGovern

Reference; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Nostalgia: general; Gift books

Paperback

An engaging introduction to a range of traditional crafts and activities [more]

$32.99

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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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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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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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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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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]

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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]

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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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