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True stories: discovery / historical / scientific

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Quercus Publishing Plc United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780878744
ISBN
9781780878744
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.41

Paperback. A heart-warming story of a woman who devoted her life to helping others. This is the memoir of Joan, who started nursing in the 1940s and whose experiences took her into the Yorkshire mining pits and through the tumult of the 1984-85 miners' strike. Num Pages: 304 pages, (1x8pp plates). BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; 3JJP; BM; BTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 218. Some light shelf wear else as new.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KTG0002197
ISBN
9780007596164
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.74

Paperback. Num Pages: 277 pages, 16 pgs b/w photos. BIC Classification: BTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 434.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Naval Institute Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591143185
ISBN
9781591143185
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.43

Hardcover. Num Pages: 208 pages, over 120 b&w photos, 20 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: BGHA; BTH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; HBWS; JWG; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 304 x 220 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1472.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Hikoki Publications
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902109169
ISBN
9781902109169
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 30.53

Paperback. The author was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served the Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions. This book offers a fascinating glimpse of what he encountered abroad: unfamiliar religions, customs and societies. Translator(s): Cliff, Nigel. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: 1F; 3H; BTH; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780241253052
ISBN
9780241253052
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 9.50

Hardcover. Marco Polo voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served the Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions. This translation gives an account of his travels and offers a glimpse of what he encountered abroad: unfamiliar religions, customs and societies; the spices and silks of the East; and wild beasts of faraway. Translator(s): Cliff, Nigel. Series: Penguin Clothbound Classics. Num Pages: 480 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1F; BTH; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 132 x 32. Weight in Grams: 592.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
9780141198774
ISBN
9780141198774
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 13.42

Paperback. The first voyage in In Mischief's Wake gives H.W. Tilman's report of the loss of Mischief. He buys Sea Breeze and makes landfall in Iceland before heading to East Greenland. Forty miles from Scoresby Sound, 'a polite mutiny' forced him to abandon the voyage. The following year, he completes a voyage he considered 'certainly the happiest'. Series: H.W. Tilman - The Collected Edition. Num Pages: 176 pages, Black and white maps and photographs. BIC Classification: 1DNC; 1MTNG; BTH; WSSN3; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 217 x 23. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Tilman
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909461369
ISBN
9781909461369
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 14.47

Hardcover. Series: The Ladybird Expert Series. Num Pages: 56 pages. BIC Classification: 1MTS; 3JH; BGH; BTH; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 170 x 112. .
Publisher
Michael Joseph Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9780718187279
ISBN
9780718187279
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 8.96

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BG; BM; BTH; HBJF; HBTB; HBWS1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
Publisher
Pan Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781447253365
ISBN
9781447253365
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 10.50

Paperback. AND THE BAND PLAYED ON brings to life the trauma of the Titanic through the true story of one family. Num Pages: 304 pages, 2 x 8pp. BIC Classification: 1QSAN; 3JJC; BTH; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 125 x 21. Weight in Grams: 242.
Publisher
Hodder Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444707960
ISBN
9781444707960
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.13

Hardcover. Num Pages: 288 pages, over 200 b&w photos, 35 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: BGHA; BTH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; HBWS; JWG; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 303 x 216 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1418. Flying German Aircraft of World War II. 288 pages, over 200 b&w photos, 35 colour illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BGHA; BTH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; HBWS; JWG; JWMV3. Dimension: 303 x 216 x 25. Weight: 1404.
Publisher
Hikoki Publications
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902109152
ISBN
9781902109152
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 30.53

Paperback. An accessible PB edition carrying forward the momentum of this gripping readable true life mystery/tragedy, compellingly solved by the author. Num Pages: 288 pages, approx. 60-70 phototgraphs. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJPG; BTH; HBJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 151 x 16. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781452140032
ISBN
9781452140032
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 11.64

Paperback. Tells the story of brave Arctic explorers who died in their attempts to seek the North-West Passage and North Pole during the years 1845-1877. Among them was Jim Hand from Bray, Co Wicklow. Num Pages: 296 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1MTN; 3JH; BTH; HBTM; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 160 x 20. Weight in Grams: 450.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd Dublin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845889456
ISBN
9781845889456
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.56

Paperback. The inspiration behind the powerful new film starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson, this is the story of Dido Belle, whose adoption by an aristocratic family challenged the conventions of 18th century England. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JF; BTH; HBJD1; HBLL; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Film tie-in edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007542727
ISBN
9780007542727
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.77

Paperback. Num Pages: 173 pages. BIC Classification: BTH; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 143 x 209 x 11. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
Olympia Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848974357
ISBN
9781848974357
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.99
€ 7.86

Paperback. Great white sharks are enigmas. They ruled the oceans long before dinosaurs inhabited the earth, yet we know surprisingly little about them. Scientists speculate they can live for 60 years and grow to a massive 20 feet long. This title deals with great white sharks and the power they have over us. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations (some col.), 1 map. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; BTH; WNCS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 21. Weight in Grams: 242.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099555247
ISBN
9780099555247
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.68

Paperback. To a young girl the life of a nurse sounds exciting, but with long hours and short shrift it's never easy. So when Maggie Groff embarks on her training at London's King's College Hospital she must quickly get to grips with a demanding career. It's sink or swim. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JJPL; BM; BTH; MQC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127. .
Publisher
Corgi
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552174145
ISBN
9780552174145
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.41

Paperback. Nikita Khrushchev's top-secret investigation, conducted from Dec 1953 to March 1954 by the notorious Moscow security chief, Ivan Serov, uncovering why, where and when Wallenberg, and Langfelder, his Budapest driver, were executed has never been revealed - until now. An investigative journalist has finally solved the mystery of Sweden's 'Lost Hero'. Num Pages: 354 pages, 48 pages of photographs. BIC Classification: 1DNS; 1DVH; 1DVU; 3JJPG; BTH; HBTW; HBTZ1; JPSH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 155 x 33. Weight in Grams: 586.
Publisher
Asta Print
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780993486203
ISBN
9780993486203
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 17.30

Paperback. This ed. originally published: London: Leo Cooper, 1996. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; BTH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWXK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848842892
ISBN
9781848842892
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.90

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

€ 16.99
€ 13.33