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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback. A history of Rogerstone Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 235 x 8. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752435060
ISBN
9780752435060

€ 15.76

Paperback. Offers an evocation of Christmas in Cheshire. This book helps you wonder at the Mayor of Chester's sumptuous banquet where the tables groan under the sheer weight of food; and experience the joy of the newly-wed Reverend and Mrs Brandt as they arrive on a frosty Christmas Eve at Gawsworth Rectory, their new home. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENC; 5HC; WQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 170 x 110 x 20. Weight in Grams: 155.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752453347
ISBN
9780752453347

€ 12.85

Paperback. A history of Maidenhead Num Pages: 128 pages, 100ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKESB; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 167 x 7. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752432908
ISBN
9780752432908

€ 15.86

Paperback. During the last hundred years or so Gravesend has grown from a small community with a population of 22,000 in 1881, to the present Borough of Gravesham with a population of over 90,000. This book celebrates the area from the chalk cliffs along the waterside from Botany Marsh and the Creek at Northfleet to the marshes at Denton. Num Pages: 128 pages, chiefly Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752450438
ISBN
9780752450438

€ 15.76

Paperback. The Wrekin Hill in Shropshire is not just any hill. As well as being the county's most famous landmark offering stunning views from its summit, it is a hill steeped in legend. This book not only gives an insight into the history of a hill whose name has spread throughout the world, but also includes illustrations and photographs. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 96 pages, approx 200. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMP; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752442563
ISBN
9780752442563

€ 15.76

Paperback. Kirkcaldy is a town of 50,000 people that grew rapidly after the arrival of railway in 1847, evolving from the sleepy 'Lang Toun' with a population of 12,000 to a thriving industrial community. Series: Archive Photographs: Images of Scotland. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; HBJD1; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240. .
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752415499
ISBN
9780752415499

€ 15.76

Paperback. The people of Oxfordshire take part in varied customs, sports and traditions. This title includes folk festival events such as the Bampton Great Shirt race, egg jarping at Chinnor, the Banbury Hobby Horse festival, and the Pumpkin Club. It is illustrated with 180 photographs, featuring funfairs and fetes, celebrations and carnivals, and games. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; WQH; WQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 9. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752457437
ISBN
9780752457437

€ 15.76

Paperback. Suitable for those with an interest in the paranormal, this title presents a history of Dundee's witches, UFO and Big Cat sightings, as well as Gothic horrors, superstitions and strange and uncanny events ranging from the tramp discovered inside the stomach of a captured whale to the Dundee lass who became queen of a cannibal tribe. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 166 x 7. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752454191
ISBN
9780752454191

€ 12.85

Paperback. Intends to illustrate how the various tunnels and structures came into being, from the 1920s onwards. This book shows construction of the tunnels, such as control desks and machines carrying out maintenance work. It is of interest to those in bridge and tunnel construction, residents of Kent and Essex, and crossing company employees. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 167 x 10. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752448282
ISBN
9780752448282

€ 17.70

Paperback. Whitstable is a town steeped in history. The town has drawn holidaymakers since Victorian times and there is a wealth of history contained in the postcards and pictures following that period. This book draws on those old picture postcards and other ephemera to present a different look at Whitstable's past. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 7. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752451435
ISBN
9780752451435

€ 15.74

Paperback. Contains tales from Devon's past that reveal the county's connections with murder cases. This book includes accounts of Robert James Lees, the Ilfracombe spiritualist who claimed to have unmasked Jack the Ripper; Charles De Ville Wells, the Plymouth-based fraudster who famously broke the bank at Monte Carlo; and Herbert Rowse Armstrong. Series: Murder & Crime. Num Pages: 96 pages, 70. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWD; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752445045
ISBN
9780752445045

€ 12.84

Paperback. Living back to back Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 187 x 10. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860776557
ISBN
9781860776557

€ 19.67

Paperback. Featured here are illustrations of the town centre and its most famous buildings, along with once-outlying settlements which have now been absorbed into the town itself. This intriguing photographic collection is a must-have for all Cheltenham residents. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 167 x 7. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752453668
ISBN
9780752453668

€ 15.76

Paperback. Drawn on a vast array of originial sources - among them witness statements, coroners' reports and court records - to produce a revealing insight into the East End's darkest moments, this title looks at nine cases: the still mysterious Ratcliffe Highway Murders of 1811; Henry Wainwright, Israel Lipski, and many more. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 170 x 11. Weight in Grams: 398.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950695
ISBN
9780750950695

€ 15.74

Paperback. A history of Catholics in Cardiff Series: Pocket Images. Num Pages: 320 pages, chiefly Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; JFSR; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 124 x 10. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845884055
ISBN
9781845884055

€ 8.96

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752463063
ISBN
9780752463063

€ 15.76

Paperback. This book gathers together the stories of the 121 prisoners who were executed at Gloucester between 1792, when the first prisoner was hanged on the roof over the entrance gate of the newly-built prison, and 1939, when the last convict was executed within the prison's walls. Num Pages: 160 pages, 80 b&w. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 12. Weight in Grams: 564.
Publisher
History Publishing Group
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752458182
ISBN
9780752458182

€ 17.67

Paperback. Explores the history of this town in a selection of historic and modern images. This book documents changes which include road developments, trade and industry, pubs and Inns and leisure and entertainment. It also takes a look at the neighbouring settlements of Hillingdon and Cowley. It is suitable for those who live in or knows the town. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200 black and white. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 6. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
07th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750947947
ISBN
9780750947947

€ 15.76

Paperback. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Kilmarnock has changed and developed over the last century Series: Through Time. Num Pages: 96 pages, 181. BIC Classification: 1DBKSB; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. . 96 pages, 181 illustrations incl 88 colour. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Kilmarnock has changed and developed over the last century. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKSB; WQP. Dimension: 232 x 166 x 10. Weight: 302.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848684102
ISBN
9781848684102

€ 18.99
€ 14.96

Paperback. The town of Maidstone became indelibly associated with revolution and riot between the 14th and 16th centuries when it experienced the Peasants' Revolt, Cade's Rebellion and the Wyatt Revolt. This illustrated account helps explain why Maidstone has been such an important town in south-east England for over a thousand years. Num Pages: 130 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 173 x 10. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860776489
ISBN
9781860776489

€ 17.77

Paperback. A history of Bellingham, North Tynedale & Redesdale Series: Archive Photographs. Num Pages: 224 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYN; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 171 x 6. Weight in Grams: 224.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752410890
ISBN
9780752410890

€ 15.76

Paperback. Shrewsbury Revisited contains over 200 previously unpublished photographs of the town from David Woodhouses' vast collection of postcards. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMP; WQN; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 9. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752459196
ISBN
9780752459196

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. A history of Newquay Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWD; HBJD1; WQH; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 163 x 9. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752418278
ISBN
9780752418278

€ 15.76

Paperback. This fascinating volume of archive pictures recalls life as it once was on Dartmoor: the towns, the villages and the local people who lived and worked on the moor between the 1860s and 1950s. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWD; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 235 x 9. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752431468
ISBN
9780752431468

€ 15.74