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Hardcover. A beautiful collection of poems, family reminiscences and stunning photography brings Thomas Kinsella's Dublin to life. Here, Kinsella's poems are shaped around personal recollections of the people and places closest to his heart. Num Pages: 112 pages, 70 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: DCF; DQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 341.
Publisher
O'Brien Press Ltd Dublin
Number of pages
112
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Illustrated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780862789954
ISBN
9780862789954

€ 21.99
€ 17.07

Pamphlet. Article in 'Duiche Neill'. Journal of the O Neill Country Historical Society, No. 17, 2008. Keywords: Local History - Co. Tyrone, Genealogy, Periodical, 16th - 20th Century Ireland. 18pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
O Neill Country Historical Centre
Publication date
2008
SKU
KON0823416

€ 25.00

Paperback. A month-by-month catalogue of reported spectral sightings and paranormal phenomena from around the South West of England. It includes strange tales of restless spirits appearing in streets, buildings and churchyards across the region. It is suitable for those interested in the West Country's haunted heritage. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWC; 1DBKEWD; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 166 x 11. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752452685
ISBN
9780752452685

€ 18.60

Paperback. Another selection of old photographs of Shrewsbury from local author David Trumper. Featuring images of the town's streets, shops, events, pubs, industry, people and places, he paints a colourful picture of life in the Shropshire town in bygone years. Series: Britain in Old Photographs. Num Pages: 144 pages, 200 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMP; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
Sutton Pub., c.2003,
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750935067
ISBN
9780750935067

€ 16.54

Paperback. Num Pages: 176 pages, 60 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750959605
ISBN
9780750959605

€ 16.54

Paperback. A day-by-day catalogue of 365 ghastly tales from around the county dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. It includes the stories of tragedy, torment and the truly unfortunate with diverse tales of highwaymen, murderers, bodysnatchers, duellists, poachers, witches, giants, Fen Tigers, rioters and rebels. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 10. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752450100
ISBN
9780752450100

€ 18.60

Paperback. A catalogue of 365 ghastly tales from around Cornwall. It contains dreadful deeds, macabre deaths, strange occurrences and heinous homicides and explores the darker side of the county's past. It tells about the leaders of the 1497 rebellion, who fought for their county only to be hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 173 x 12. Weight in Grams: 474.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750951319
ISBN
9780750951319

€ 20.65

Paperback. Grim Almanac of Devon Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWD; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 172 x 15. Weight in Grams: 482.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950473
ISBN
9780750950473

€ 18.57

Paperback. Presents murder, dark deeds and macabre events from the darker side of Edinburgh's past. This book includes such descriptions as: Major Weir, the devil-worshipping black magician and his wicked sister Grizel; Captain Porteous, the corrupt official who inspired the population to mob justice; and, Jessie King, the notorious Stockbridge baby farmer. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 9. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750951050
ISBN
9780750951050

€ 18.60

Paperback. Generously illustrated, this chronicle is an entertaining and readable record of Glasgow's grim past. Read on.. if you dare! Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 14. Weight in Grams: 466.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752461946
ISBN
9780752461946

€ 19.99
€ 15.76

Paperback. Chronicles the darker side of life in the London between 1870 and 1900. This book features murderers and footpads, pimps and prostitutes, riots, rebels, bizarre funerals, disaster and peculiar medicine. It is illustrated with engravings, newspaper reports, photographs and original documents. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JH; BTC; GBCY; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 175 x 247 x 13. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750948593
ISBN
9780750948593

€ 18.60

Paperback. Discovers a sinister, macrabre or horrifying occurrance for every day of the year, and presents readers with 365 graphic, spine-tingling and dramatic events. This title takes us into prisons and workhouses, into the clums of Maidstone and the cold cottages of the rural poor, and even onto the scaffold. Num Pages: 192 pages, 100 black and white. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 173 x 12. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949484
ISBN
9780750949484

€ 18.57

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEML; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752487441
ISBN
9780752487441

€ 18.60

Paperback. This book collects together 365 of the darkest tales from Manchester s history terrifying true tales of riot, assault, murder, and crime, of slums, disease, death, and disaster. Compiled by Manchester historian and genealogist Michala Hume and filled with amazing historical horrors, read it if you dare!" Num Pages: 192 pages, 60 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 234 x 13. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750961509
ISBN
9780750961509

€ 16.54

Paperback. An almanac that explores dreadful deeds, macabre deaths, strange occurrences and grim tales of Norfolk. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAN; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 247 x 14. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752456805
ISBN
9780752456805

€ 18.60

Paperback. In 1826, 'resurrection men' stole thirty bodies from the graveyard of St Mary's Church in Nottingham to sell to unscrupulous medical establishments in London. In 1908, Mansfield tattoist Arthur Scott attacked a customer who refused to pay his bill. Scott tracked his quarry down after two days and in his attempt to shoot him, was caught by police. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMN; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 172 x 11. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752455938
ISBN
9780752455938

€ 18.60

Paperback. 'A Grim Almanac of Oxfordshire' is a day-by-day catalogue of 366 ghastly tales from the county's past. There are murders and manslaughters, including the killing by Mrs Barber of her entire family in 1909 while temporarily insane, and the brutal murder of 4-year-old Edward Busby in 1871, killed by his mother to prevent his father ill-treating him. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 166 x 11. Weight in Grams: 488.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752465814
ISBN
9780752465814

€ 18.60

Paperback. Generously illustrated, this chronicle is an entertaining and readable record of Somerset's grim past. Read on ..if you dare! Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 170 x 12. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752458144
ISBN
9780752458144

€ 19.60

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 50 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752499024
ISBN
9780752499024

€ 16.54

Hardcover. Series: Armchair Time Travellers Street Atlas. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; HBTP1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 305 x 212 x 13. Weight in Grams: 732.
Publisher
Mapseeker Archive Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844918225
ISBN
9781844918225

€ 26.99
€ 26.51