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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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.30

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.30

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.36

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

Paperback. A collection of ghastly tales from around the county of Lincolnshire dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. It includes dreadful deeds, macabre deaths, strange occurrences and heinous homicides. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 172 x 12. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752457680
ISBN
9780752457680
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.30

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.33

Paperback. A Grim Almanac of South Yorkshire is a collection of stories from the county's past, some bizarre, some fascinating, some macabre, but all equally absorbing. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 174 x 13. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752456782
ISBN
9780752456782
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

Paperback. A catalogue of 366 ghastly tales from around the Black Country. It includes stories of tragedy, torment and the truly unfortunate with diverse tales of mining disasters, freak weather, bizarre deaths and tragic accidents, including the gunpowder explosion at a factory in Tipton which claimed nineteen lives in 1922. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEM; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 166 x 13. Weight in Grams: 486.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752479798
ISBN
9780752479798
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 60 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 157 x 13. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750960632
ISBN
9780750960632
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.30

Paperback. In this resource, George Demidowicz looks at the buildings of Coventry, explaining their architecture, their architects, and the original uses of many of the buildings. Series: The Buildings of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; AM; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 8. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752431154
ISBN
9780752431154
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.30