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Hardcover. From petticoat duels and lucky cats to the Stiffs Express, Lord Nelson's spare nose, the Piccadilly earthquake and the Great Beer Flood of 1814, this book takes you on a captivating, wildly entertaining tour of the city you think you know, unearthing the capital's secrets and commemorating its rich, colourful and unusual history. Num Pages: 240 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WQH; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 158 x 22. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
Transworld Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780593073230
ISBN
9780593073230
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 12.22

Paperback. Manston had its origins in the RN Seaplane Station, Westgate, later expanded for landplane operations. The first unit at Manston was 3 Wing RNAS that moved from Detling in April 1916. Together with RNAS Eastchurch, Manston's War Flight of Triplanes, Camels and Pups patrolled the coast. After WWI, Manston expanded and to become a training station. Num Pages: 192 pages, 50 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; 3JJG; JWG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 233 x 10. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Fonthill Media Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781550946
ISBN
9781781550946
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 22.42

Hardcover. Very good copy in good dustwrappers. DW has light shelf wear, remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
O'Brien Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0019318
ISBN
9780862789954
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 22.00

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
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.39

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 Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750959605
ISBN
9780750959605
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.37

Hardback.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752459349
ISBN
9780752459349
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 18.36

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 Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752450100
ISBN
9780752450100
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.44

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

€ 22.42

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
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950473
ISBN
9780750950473
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.36

Paperback. Chronicles the darker side of life in Essex. 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: 1DBKEAX; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 171 x 13. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752465104
ISBN
9780752465104
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.36

Paperback. Featuring more than 100 contemporary illustrations, this title includes the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars and the Declaration of Independence, an anaconda attack at the Tower of London, the only assassination of a Prime Minister in British history and a murderer who advertised - successfully - for a new wife in "The Times". Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JF; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 247 x 12. Weight in Grams: 464.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752461700
ISBN
9780752461700
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.40

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 Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752461946
ISBN
9780752461946
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 20.84

Paperback. A day-by-day catalogue of 366 ghastly tales. It includes such tales as: the sinking in 1545 of the Mary Rose, King Henry VIII's flagship, in the Solent, with the loss of almost 700 men; the delivery of a foul-smelling basket to a servant in Winchester in 1825, which on investigation was found to contain the body of a stillborn baby; and, more. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESH; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752454894
ISBN
9780752454894
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.36

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

€ 18.36

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 Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949484
ISBN
9780750949484
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.36

Paperback. A catalogue of 365 ghastly tales from around the county dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. It contains diverse tales of highwaymen, murderers, poachers, witches, rioters and rebels, as well as accounts of prisons, punishments and executions. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 12. Weight in Grams: 474.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752456843
ISBN
9780752456843
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.36

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

€ 18.36

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 Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752457680
ISBN
9780752457680
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.40

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

€ 16.34

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

€ 21.40

Paperback. A Grim Almanac of Old Berkshire is a day-by-day catalogue of ghastly tales dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. Full of torment and torture, heinous homicides and cataclysms of nature, these pages contain multiple murders, horrendous hauntings and audacious thefts. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESB; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 173 x 10. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752456775
ISBN
9780752456775
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.36

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 Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752465814
ISBN
9780752465814
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.36

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

€ 19.41

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