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Paperback. In the summer of 1969, as Apollo 11 was blasting off to the moon, two teenage twin brothers, with only three years' mountaineering experience, set off to climb one of the highest rock faces in Europe. This title offers a true account from Gordon Stainforth of a near-death experience on a mountain in Norway in 1969. Num Pages: 224 pages, 24 b&w photos, 3 maps/diagrams. BIC Classification: 1DNN; 3JJPK; BTP; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 17. Weight in Grams: 298. An Adventure That Went Wrong. 224 pages, 24 b&w photos, 3 maps/diagrams. In the summer of 1969, as Apollo 11 was blasting off to the moon, two teenage twin brothers, with only three years' mountaineering experience, set off to climb one of the highest rock faces in Europe. This title offers a true account from Gordon Stainforth of a near-death experience on a mountain in Norway in 1969. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DNN; 3JJPK; BTP; WSZG. Dimension: 196 x 132 x 17. Weight: 300.
Publisher
Golden Arrow Books
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780957054301
ISBN
9780957054301
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 13.07

Paperback. Hugging the coast and crammed between two rivers, Aberdeen grew up isolated from Scotland's other urban centres. The North East seemed to breed a number of women who lived their lives by deceiving others. One such was Mrs Gordon Baillie from Peterhead. This book tells her story along with other crimes of 19th century Aberdeen and the North East. Num Pages: 256 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; 3JH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 232 x 21. Weight in Grams: 398.
Publisher
Black and White Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845027445
ISBN
9781845027445
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. Who invented the diving helmet? The First Treasure Divers reveals the true and fascinating story. It follows the lives of two brothers as they struggle to turn their newly-invented diving helmet to advantage and how they wrestle with apathetic and even hostile authorities for recognition of their invention. Num Pages: 219 pages, Line drawings. BIC Classification: BTH; WSSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 352. The True Story of How Two Brothers Invented the Diving Helmet and Sought Sunken Treasure and Fame. 219 pages, Line drawings. Who invented the diving helmet? The First Treasure Divers reveals the true and fascinating story. It follows the lives of two brothers as they struggle to turn their newly-invented diving helmet to advantage and how they wrestle with apathetic and even hostile authorities for recognition of their invention. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BTH; WSSC. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 16. Weight: 348.
Publisher
Aquapress
Number of pages
219
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905492169
ISBN
9781905492169
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.93

Paperback. Until the age of five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official. When Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into Phnom Penh in April 1975, Loung's family fled their home and were eventually forced to disperse to survive. This is a tragic tale of a girl who was determined to survive despite the odds. Num Pages: 304 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: 1FMC; 3JJP; BTP; HBJF; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Film Tie-In
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910948033
ISBN
9781910948033
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.57

Paperback. On 8th May 1902, Mont Pelee, the island volcano that had remained dormant for so long, had suddenly come alive. Within minutes the city had been destroyed along with its 30,000 inhabitants. This work presents the story of the destruction of a town in Martinique by an erupting volcano, a man who survived it, and a history of the island itself. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1KJWWM; 3JJC; BT; HBJK; HBLW; JFFC; RNR; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 18. Weight in Grams: 214. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KNH0011435
ISBN
9780747568438
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. On 8th May 1902, Mont Pelee, the island volcano that had remained dormant for so long, had suddenly come alive. Within minutes the city had been destroyed along with its 30,000 inhabitants. This work presents the story of the destruction of a town in Martinique by an erupting volcano, a man who survived it, and a history of the island itself. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1KJWWM; 3JJC; BT; HBJK; HBLW; JFFC; RNR; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 18. Weight in Grams: 214. Fine copy
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New edition
SKU
KNH0011434
ISBN
9780747568438
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages, 30 b/w photos. BIC Classification: BTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 155 x 23. Weight in Grams: 524.
Publisher
Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd Canada
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781894384766
ISBN
9781894384766
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, (1 x 8pp plates). BIC Classification: BTP; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
HARPER COLLINS
Condition
New
SKU
KSG0017947
ISBN
9780008227968
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 7.50

paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, (1 x 8pp plates). BIC Classification: BTP; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
HARPER COLLINS
Condition
New
SKU
KSG0017774
ISBN
9780008227968
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 7.50

Paperback. The first heroes of the air. Num Pages: 384 pages, 60 b/w plates (32pp), With index. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJF; BTM; HBG; HBJD; HBLW; HBW; HBWN; JWG; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007274949
ISBN
9780007274949
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.03

Paperback. The autobiography of convicted felon Noel, Razor, Smith. Razor has shot, slashed and robbed his way into gangland legend. The battle of Morden, the massacre at the White Swan, gun fights in Brixton, beatings by police and rival gangs, Razor tells it all. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: BGA; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 31. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141015798
ISBN
9780141015798
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.22

Hardcover.
Edition
Media tie-in
Publisher
Modern Library
Number of pages
304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780679602989
ISBN
9780679602989
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 22.36

Paperback. Story of a woman who converted to Islam to marry Omar. As the marriage turned unsuccessful, she risked her life to get herself and her two little girls out of Cairo and away from an abusive husband. Living in the shadow of a Fatwa, a Muslim death threat, Jacky has to protect herself and her daughters. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 127 x 21. Weight in Grams: 231. Clean copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KEA0000073
ISBN
9780340862421
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. A fat boy with a passion for sweets and a loathing for games, the young Michael Simkins finds in cricket a sport where size doesn't necessarily matter and a full-blown obsession is born. Now in middle-age, he still harbours the somewhat deluded belief that the England middle-order might usefully benefit from his hard-earned skills. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BT; WSJC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126 x 20. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Ebury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091901516
ISBN
9780091901516
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.19

Paperback. In August 1979, 303 yachts began the 600-mile Fastnet Race from the Isle of Wight off the southwest coast of England to Fastnet Rock off the Irish coast and back. Num Pages: 304 pages, colour photographs. BIC Classification: BT; WSB; WSSN3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 154 x 19. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
WW Norton & Co
Condition
New
SKU
9780393308655
ISBN
9780393308655
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 11.50

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Publisher
Bonnier Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911274360
ISBN
9781911274360
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 19.97

Paperback. Eddie Maher used to spend every day guarding big bags of someone else's cash. He'd always dreamed about the big house and the sporty car, and working for Securicor wasn't getting him anywhere fast. But all that was to change. In 60 seconds, he grabbed GBP1.2M. This is the true story of the cheekiest heist ever. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 141 x 22. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782197478
ISBN
9781782197478
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.22

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVG; 1DVT; 3JJC; BT; HBJD; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 137 x 24. Weight in Grams: 414.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Paul Dry Books, Inc United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781589880023
ISBN
9781589880023
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 17.07

Paperback. Translator(s): Cauvin-Higgins, Catherine. Num Pages: 446 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Dimension: 155 x 229 x 31. Weight in Grams: 722.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
AmazonCrossing
Condition
New
Number of pages
446
SKU
V9781611090260
ISBN
9781611090260
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.46

Paperback. 28th April 1870. Fanny and Stella, the flamboyantly dressed Miss Fanny Park and Miss Stella Boulton, are causing a stir in the Strand Theatre. All eyes are riveted upon their oglings of the gentlemen in the stalls. Moments later they are led away by the police. What followed was a scandal that shocked Victorian England in equal measure. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JH; BT; HBTB; JFSJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 125 x 32. Weight in Grams: 328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571231911
ISBN
9780571231911
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 5.70

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