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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

€ 16.07

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

€ 18.06

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

€ 17.90

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

€ 19.05

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

€ 18.06

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

€ 17.90

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

€ 16.99
€ 14.91

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

€ 16.07

Paperback. Using images and motifs from a wealth of Christmases past, this collection of Hertfordshire traditions, customs and literary tales takes the reader on a seasonal journey into yuletides of yore. It provides the reader with a comprehensive seasonal anthology of the county. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEST; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752436791
ISBN
9780752436791
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.08

Paperback. This highly readable local history is aimed at those living and working in Bournemouth who wish to know more about the area's heritage. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWT; WQH; WQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752447179
ISBN
9780752447179
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.07

Paperback. A history of Cheltenham in 100 objects Num Pages: 144 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 199 x 10. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752461199
ISBN
9780752461199
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.07

Paperback. Local History: Derry
Publisher
Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
KHS0040677
ISBN
9780717137992
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.88

Paperback. 8vo. Nice copy.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
SKU
KEX0292584
ISBN
9780717134854
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 7.27

Paperback. A fascinating insight into two of the brewing greats Num Pages: 128 pages, 40. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 12. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445638980
ISBN
9781445638980
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 16.18

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, 100 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172. Weight in Grams: 572.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750955560
ISBN
9780750955560
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.03

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
213
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752448619
ISBN
9780752448619
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.06

Paperback. Meet 50 of the English capital's most eccentric, revolutionary, bloodthirsty, ingenious and generally extraordinary characters Num Pages: 240 pages, 15 black & white illustrations, 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780745701
ISBN
9781780745701
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 11.14

Paperback. This fully illustrated account of the town's history combines a useful overview of the major influences upon Louth's development with a wealth of detail which brings to life the community in times past. Num Pages: 224 pages, 150 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172. .
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750982511
ISBN
9780750982511
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.04

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 120 black & white illustrations, 30 colour illustrations, 16 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 250 x 174 x 25. Weight in Grams: 820.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750967280
ISBN
9780750967280
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 28.02

Paperback. For a century and a half Preston was the archetypal Lancashire cotton town, with mills and terraced houses for the workers. Charles Dickens used Preston as the darkest face of Victorian industry in his novel "Hard Times". This book tells the complete story of Preston's development from earliest times onwards. Num Pages: 368 pages, 273 monochrome and colour. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 169 x 236 x 23. Weight in Grams: 922. 368 pages, 273 monochrome and colour. For a century and a half Preston was the archetypal Lancashire cotton town, with mills and terraced houses for the workers. Charles Dickens used Preston as the darkest face of Victorian industry in his novel "Hard Times". This book tells the complete story of Preston's development from earliest times onwards. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH. Dimension: 169 x 236 x 23. Weight: 916.
Publisher
Carnegie Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781859361719
ISBN
9781859361719
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 11.30

Hardcover. 355pp. The second volume of Evelyn Bolster's History of the Diocese of Cork. Leather bound. Title in gilt on spine. One stamp on reverse of frontispiece. Keywords: Local History - County Cork, Church in Ireland, 16th Century Ireland, 17th Century Ireland
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Tower Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
SKU
KON0824246
ISBN
9780902568112
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 160.00

Paperback. A history of Northamptonshire policing Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMM; JKSW1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949569
ISBN
9780750949569
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.07

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, 80 B&W Pics. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; HBT; WND; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473834354
ISBN
9781473834354
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 15.36

Paperback. This fascinating journey through the thriving town of Whitby and its environs explores the area's rich past and present. Num Pages: 96 pages, 140. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445646374
ISBN
9781445646374
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 15.36