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Paperback. Written by a poet who has lived in Yorkshire for over 35 years, this work portrays the county and its people in a series of gentle anecdotes, including "Life in a Small Village", "Asian Dancing in Huddersfield", "Walking the Pennine Way", and "The Choral Singing Tradition". It also explores diverse elements of life in Yorkshire. Num Pages: 160 pages, 50 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; HBTB; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750944663
ISBN
9780750944663

€ 15.74

Paperback. Bellwether, Noon Layer Drive, Passalewe Lane, Quadrans Close and Silicon Court: these are just a few of the peculiar street names that can be found in Milton Keynes. This work sets out to discover what they mean and why they were chosen. It covers the geographical areas of the town: central, south, north, east, and west. Num Pages: 352 pages, 29 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESU; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 168 x 20. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
Phillimore & Co.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860774119
ISBN
9781860774119

€ 12.85

Paperback. A guide to more than 100 sights, incidents and legends from the various parts of Oxfordshire. It features the tales of unsolved murders, witchcraft, hangings, poltergeists, underground caves and passages, 'cunning men', backswording and riots. Num Pages: 128 pages, 70 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 174 x 8. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949576
ISBN
9780750949576

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAL; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 157 x 6. Weight in Grams: 166.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752486246
ISBN
9780752486246

€ 12.84

Paperback. Brings together 200 photographs, which illustrate the history of Shire Green, the much-changed district of Sheffield. This book aims to attract a readership - in Sheffield, Yorkshire, and further afield. Series: In Old Photographs. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 175 x 11. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750944144
ISBN
9780750944144

€ 17.67

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. A collection of photographs and ephemera that illustrates life as it was for the coal-level miners of Gwent throughout its industrial past. It examines the coal levels that were operational in the 1980s, including photographs of men, mines and horses. It explores the older levels, including their owners, numbers employed, wages and deaths. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; HBTK; KNAT; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 166 x 9. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752452517
ISBN
9780752452517

€ 15.76

Paperback. Wakefield revisited Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEN; 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 167 x 8. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752424910
ISBN
9780752424910

€ 15.76

Paperback. Paranormal Kent will delight all those interested in the mysteries of the paranormal. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 166 x 7. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752455907
ISBN
9780752455907

€ 12.85

Paperback. Drawing on historical and contemporary sources, this collection of true-life tales includes UFOs and black dogs, ghosts and poltergeists, mermaids and witches, and many other bizarre phenomena. Illustrated with over 50 pictures, it is suitable for those who are interested in the mysteries of the paranormal. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 8. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752448855
ISBN
9780752448855

€ 12.85

Paperback. A history of Wolverhampton Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEM; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 9. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Tempus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752430201
ISBN
9780752430201

€ 15.76

Paperback. With a history going back before Roman times, Cardiff was a small town until early in the nineteenth century. Filled with tales of ghostly cars and ships, mysterious policemen, figures in country lanes and even two eerie toilets, this book relates to the spooky sightings and ghostly goings-on in Cardiff and the Welsh Valleys. Series: Haunted. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 166 x 7. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752443782
ISBN
9780752443782

€ 12.85

Paperback. Bellwether, Noon Layer Drive, Passalewe Lane, Quadrans Close and Silicon Court: these are just a few of the peculiar street names that can be found in Milton Keynes. This work sets out to discover what they mean and why they were chosen. It covers the geographical areas of the town: central, south, north, east, and west. Num Pages: 248 pages, 21illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESU; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 168 x 20. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Phillimore & Co.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860774126
ISBN
9781860774126

€ 12.85

Paperback. A history of Peterborough Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAC; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 250 x 170 x 10. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752454344
ISBN
9780752454344

€ 15.74

Paperback. McCreary and his community provide a framework to examine slave catching and kidnapping in the Baltimore-Wilmington-Philadelphia region and how those activities contributed to the nation's political and visceral divide. Num Pages: 254 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: HBJK; WQH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 150 x 15. Weight in Grams: 666.
Publisher
The Maryland Historical Society
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780996594448
ISBN
9780996594448

€ 18.99
€ 18.62

Paperback. In this selection, the author brings alive once more the sights and scenes of Neath and its environs. Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; HBJD1; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 167 x 9. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752418179
ISBN
9780752418179

€ 15.76

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. Haunted Chatham Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 164 x 7. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752461731
ISBN
9780752461731

€ 12.84

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
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752465104
ISBN
9780752465104

€ 17.70

Paperback. Takes you on a tour of Haworth's dark and ghostly side: meet the ghost of Room 7 at the Old White Lion, the Grey Lady of Weavers Restaurant, and Ponden Hall's harbinger of doom, Old Greybeard. This title also helps the reader to tour the famous graveyard, in use for over 700 years ago and believed to house over 40,000 souls. Num Pages: 96 pages, Approx 100. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 166 x 9. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752439587
ISBN
9780752439587

€ 12.84

Paperback. A selection of photographs that illustrates the transformation that has taken place in Grimsby during the 20th century. It offers an insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and gives the reader glimpses and details of familiar places during a century of change. It records the process of transformation. Num Pages: 120 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 168 x 9. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
120
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949194
ISBN
9780750949194

€ 12.85

Paperback. A history of Wolverhampton Grammar School Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEM; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752418940
ISBN
9780752418940

€ 15.76

Hardcover. A history of Shirley Series: Pictorial History Series. Num Pages: 128 pages, 177 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; HBJD1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 185 x 20. Weight in Grams: 520.
Publisher
Phillimore & Co.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Condition
New
SKU
V9780850338690
ISBN
9780850338690

€ 14.80

Paperback. A history and guide of Muswell Hill Num Pages: 128 pages, 100ill.32col.ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 173 x 8. Weight in Grams: 364.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752426044
ISBN
9780752426044

€ 19.64

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