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Paperback. An etymological guide to Bolton's highways and byways. It lets you discover the origins of the peculiarly named 'Bowkers Row' and 'Thweat Street'. It helps you delve into the lives of the Bolton's famous residents, and lets you find out about the buildings and industries that left their mark on Bolton's streets. Num Pages: 128 pages, 75 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; GBGP; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752446523
ISBN
9780752446523

€ 13.25

Paperback. From rapid growth created by the textile industry to the development of various local government and social concerns such as the Victoria Hospital and the art gallery and museum at Towneley Hall, this title includes photographs of Burnley that illustrate some of the many changes that have taken place between 1850 and 1960. Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; HBJD1; WQH; WTH. 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
V9780752415666
ISBN
9780752415666

€ 16.29

Paperback. Wartime Leicester Num Pages: 176 pages, 216 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEML; HBJD1; HBWQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 175 x 10. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750936712
ISBN
9780750936712

€ 18.25

Paperback. A guide to over 100 of the strangest sights in Cornwall. It describes unusual buildings, objects and landscape features that have survived the centuries. It features such locations as: many monuments, a petrifying well, the National Trust's smallest property, preaching pits, the largest lake in the county and a thousand-year-old tree. Num Pages: 144 pages, 80 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 171 x 12. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
07th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750946230
ISBN
9780750946230

€ 16.23

Pamphlet. 48pp. Signed by Maire Conway-Griffin, one of the Authors. Keywords: Irish Music
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Comhaltas Ceoiltóiri Eireann
Publication date
2001
SKU
KON0823956

€ 14.00

Pamphlet. Article in the 'Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society', Volume X, Number 4, January, 1926. Continued from Volume X, Number 3. Keywords: Genealogy, Periodical, Local History - Ferns, Marriages, 17th - 19th Century. 21pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Alex. Thom and Co
Publication date
1926
SKU
KON0823467

€ 35.00

Hardcover. Regent Street Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 281 x 216 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1074.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
196
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
illustrated ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860772481
ISBN
9781860772481

€ 28.32

Paperback. With almost 2,000 years of continuous habitation, the city of Newcastle boasts a long history of paranormal occurrences. This book covers a range of strange events such as UFO sightings before the First World War, Holy healing wells and bleeding statues, puma sightings, ghosts, poltergeists and other bizarre apparitions. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYN; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 167 x 6. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752449173
ISBN
9780752449173

€ 13.21

Paperback. Bath has an unusual abundance of ghost signs - those faded advertisements for long defunct businesses on the walls of old buildings. This book contains a series of short walks around the city and neighbouring towns and villages which reveal the tales behind lost trades such as brush makers, corn factors and perfumers. Num Pages: 304 pages, many colour illustrations. BIC Classification: WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 170 x 219 x 19. Weight in Grams: 616.
Publisher
AKEMAN PRESS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780993398803
ISBN
9780993398803

€ 26.60

Pamphlet. 28pp. Illustrated. One stamp on first page. Keywords: Local History - County Kilkenny, Tourism, Tourist Guides
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Bord Fáilte - Irish Tourist Board
Publication date
1985
SKU
KON0824597

€ 20.99
€ 17.95

Paperback. Local author Anthony Poulton-Smith takes the reader on a fascinating A-Z tour of the haunted places of the Black Country. Contained within the pages of this book are strange tales of spectral sightings, active poltergeists and restless spirits appearing in streets, inns, churches, estates, public buildings and private homes across the area. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEM; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 8. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950442
ISBN
9780750950442

€ 16.29

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

€ 16.29

Paperback. Throughout the eighty-year period of tram transport (1873-1953), Birmingham grew appreciably as a city. Based on the Birmingham's twenty-eight tram routes in operation during 1937, this title takes readers on an illustrated variety of tram journeys, with places and points of interest being identified on the way. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; 3JH; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 9. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752427874
ISBN
9780752427874

€ 16.23

Paperback. Local history of Swindon Series: Britain in Old Photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages, 225 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWW; HBJD1; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 169 x 10. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750916714
ISBN
9780750916714

€ 16.29

Paperback. Accompanied by pictures of bygone times as well as some contemporary images, this work offers a history of theatrical hauntings. It is intended for those with an interest in the paranormal or theatre history. Series: Haunted. Num Pages: 96 pages, 60 black and white. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 236 x 5. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752447551
ISBN
9780752447551

€ 14.24

Paperback. A collection of over 200 archive postcards and images that illustrates the history of Halifax from around the mid-eighteenth century. It details how the town has developed over a long period of extensive and lasting change. Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations, frontispiece. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752430478
ISBN
9780752430478

€ 16.99
€ 16.31

Paperback. Provides an insight into the development of Devon town. From shops and businesses to leisure and entertainment, this collection of photographs capture the lively activity of the area. It also includes a supporting text, which provides a pictorial history and a glimpse of the area's proud heritage. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, chiefly Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWD; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 236 x 13. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752437118
ISBN
9780752437118

€ 16.23

Paperback. Originally just a single farm, the pottery town of Hanley grew into the largest and most central town in the greater area of Stoke-on-Trent, blossoming in the early twentieth century with the development of heavy industry. This book reflects the town as it was at that time, at the height of its success. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, c.200. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 163 x 9. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752434070
ISBN
9780752434070

€ 16.23

Paperback. From heart-stopping accounts of apparitions and manifestations, to eerie encounters with phantoms and spirits, this collection of stories reveals the dark history of Salisbury. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWW; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 7. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752486451
ISBN
9780752486451

€ 13.25

Hardcover. Co. Clare. Hardcover, blue cloth spine. Number 90 of a limited edition reprint of 250 copies of this 1878 publication, originally published by Hodges, Foster and Figgis of Dublin. In very fine condtion. 602pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
O'Brien Book Publications
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
SKU
KON0821218
ISBN
9780953105328

€ 295.00

Paperback. A history of South Wales from the Bush collection Vol II Series: Archive Photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752411262
ISBN
9780752411262

€ 16.29

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

€ 13.24

Hardcover. 114pp. Frontis portraits of both authors. Illustrated dust cover. Pages shaded, otherwise clear text. A very rare book. Keywords: Irish life, local history, parish records, religion, education
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
James Duffy
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1944
SKU
KHS1004743
ISBN
9780900343568

€ 275.00

Pamphlet. 9pp. 13cm. n.d. Original wrapper
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KHS1005050

€ 175.00

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