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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]

$32.99

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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

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

Mixed media product

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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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]

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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]

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The Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook

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The Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook

F.A. Steel, G. Gardiner

Asian history; Social & cultural history; Household hints; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

In The Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook (1888), Flora Annie Steel and her co-author Grace Gardiner give practical and... [more]

$16.95

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The Lore of the Playground: One hundred years of children's games, rhymes and traditions

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The Lore of the Playground: One hundred years of children's games, rhymes...

Steve Roud

Religion & beliefs; Nostalgia: general; Sports & outdoor recreation

Hardback

From conkers to marbles, from British Bulldog to tag, not forgetting 'one potato, two potato' and 'eeny, meeny, miny, mo',... [more]

$59.95

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Old-Fashioned Remedies: From Arsenic to Gin

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Old-Fashioned Remedies: From Arsenic to Gin

Rob Hicks

Medicine; Traditional medicine & herbal remedies; Nostalgia: general

Paperback

Rob Hicks is instantly recognisable from his TV and radio shows and raids the kitchen and bathroom to show old-fashioned but... [more]

$37.95

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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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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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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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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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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]

$45.00

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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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