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Paperback. Takes the reader on a tour of Shropshire's inns. Illustrated with over 100 images, this work offers an insight into the history of these crafted items. It is useful for those interested in the story behind the signs, and provides a guide for those who wish to locate them around the county. Num Pages: 128 pages, 100. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMP; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 9. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752438436
ISBN
9780752438436

€ 16.23

Pamphlet. 41pp. Staple rusted, cover smudged. Previous owner's signature on front cover. Keywords: Local history Sligo, Irish music, drama, dance
Condition
Used, Acceptable
Publisher
Sligo Sligo
Publication date
1941
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KHS1009094

€ 45.00

Hardcover. Keywords: Local History - Co. Dublin, Municipal Council. Leather bound. Decorated boards. Cover is bumped and scratched and split from the pages. Page edges are slightly stained. 582pp
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Joseph Dollard
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1894
SKU
KON0823321

€ 75.00

Hardcover. 214pp. Rebound in modern leather. One stamp on ffep. Title in gilt on spine. Tight binding. Page edges crisp. Some foxing. Keywords: Local History – Co. Wexford, Church in Ireland
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Downey and Co
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1916
SKU
KON0824207

€ 195.00

Paperback. Linda Stratmann's carefully researched and enthralling text includes much previously unpublished information and will appeal to everyone interested in the shady side of Middlesex's history. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 171 x 10. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752451237
ISBN
9780752451237

€ 19.99
€ 15.46

Paperback. Brierley Hill is one of the heavily industrialised towns that make up the region known as the Black Country. Like many such towns it can easily be divided into many smaller communities that, while being part of Brierley Hill, have quite an independent existence and identity of their own. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEM; WQH; WQN; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 166 x 9. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752455631
ISBN
9780752455631

€ 16.17

Paperback. Collection of old photographs of Aylesbury, with an emphasis on the early twentieth-century market town. Many of the images haven't been published in book form before. Informative captions and a detailed introduction trace the many changes that Aylesbury has endured over the last 100 years. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESU; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 175 x 8. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750939232
ISBN
9780750939232

€ 16.17

Paperback. Includes the stories behind the murder and suicide of a brother and sister in 1842; the tragic death of 10-year-old Mabel Price in 1897; the killing of Ada James in a fit of jealous rage by her fiance Ted Palmer in 1913; and the suspicious death of sexual deviant Cecil Cornock. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; JKV; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950480
ISBN
9780750950480

€ 16.23

[Papers Relative to Building a Church in the Parish of Devenish. Returns to orders of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 10th February 1824; - for, - Copies of all Memorials presented, and the particulars of any Representations which may have been made, by any of the Parishioners of the Parish of Devenish, in the County of Fermanagh, to their several Diocesans, during ten years last past, respecting the re-building of a second Church, or Chapel of Ease, near the Village of Garrioch in said Parish; and of the Answers given thereto; with a Statement of any Offers off Land which may have been made, and of any Measures which have been consequently adopted for effecting the same, and for securing to the Protestant Inhabitants of that Division of the Parish the regular performance of Divine Services, as far as might be practicable, until such second Church should be erected; - Of the estimated Extent of said Parish of Devenish, in length and breadth, with the number of Acres comprised therein, and of the Distance of the Distance of the Village of Garrioch from the Parish Church at Monea; - Of the Quantity of Glebe Land in the said Parish; and, if no Glebe House has been erected since the deficiency thereof was reported by the Episcopal Returns of 1820, of the reasons which prevent such Glebe House form being erected; - of the Names and Places of Residence of the Incumbent, and of the Curate or Curates of said Parish; particularly stating whether such Residence is within said Parish, and in the County of Fermanagh, and how long they have resided severally: -Viz. – Copy of a Letter from the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher to the Right Honourable Henry Goulburn; inclosing, (1.) Copy of a Memorial from several of the Protestant Inhabitants of Kilcoe, in the Parish of Devenish, respecting the re-building of a Parish Church, or Chapel of Ease, at Garrison, in the Parish of Devenish; addressed to John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. (2.) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated Clanbrassel Place, 31st March 1823. (3) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated 9th April 1823. (4.) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated Garrison House, 21st June 1823. (5.) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated 29th January 1823. (6.) Copy of a Communication from the Rev. Hume Lawder, Incumbent of the Parish of Devenish.] Keywords: Local History: County Fermanagh, Church and State. 10pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1824
SKU
KON0823768

€ 195.00

Paperback. 277pp. [Extracts from the Bye-Laws of the Dublin Cemeteries Committee for the Management and Maintenance of the Cemeteries at Prospect (Glasnevin) and Golden Bridge, in the County and City of Dublin, Respectively, Ireland, and Rules and Regulations made in relation to same in pursuance of Act 9 7 10 Vic., cap. 361, with Appendices. Interspersed with Illustrations, and having Map attached] Illustrated. Folded map. Usual library markings. Tight binding. Text clear and bright. Cover is worn on the edges. Page 152 is missing, this page was a photograph of the William J. Fitzpatrick Monument in Prospect Cemetery, Glasnevin. Keywords: Local History - County Dublin, Church in Ireland, Cemeteries
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Dollard
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1906
SKU
KON0824185

€ 165.00

Pamphlet. 44pp. n.d. n.p. Illustrated front cover. Shelf wear. Keywords: Irish life, songs, hymns, letters
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KHS1004961

€ 25.98

Hardcover. 460pp. Professionally rebound in very handsome half leather over modern marbled boards,with raised bands, attractive bright gilt title and extensive tooling on spine. Staining to page edges and some page at the front and rear of the book.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
M.H. Gill and Son
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1893
SKU
KHS0037356

€ 250.00
€ 95.00

Paperback. Presents murder, dark deeds and macabre events from the darker side of Edinburgh's past. This book includes such descriptions as: Major Weir, the devil-worshipping black magician and his wicked sister Grizel; Captain Porteous, the corrupt official who inspired the population to mob justice; and, Jessie King, the notorious Stockbridge baby farmer. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 9. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750951050
ISBN
9780750951050

€ 18.25

Pamphlet. 7pp. Illustrated cover
Condition
Used, Like New
Publication date
1989
SKU
KHS1005047

€ 25.98

Paperback. A collection containing stories of Yorkshire's old East Riding's most famous residents of the past, including William Wilberforce and Amy Johnson, alongside some forgotten aspects of the region's past - including the crime that shocked eighteenth-century Long Riston and health care in the area before the arrival of the NHS. Num Pages: 128 pages, Over 100. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BT; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 133 x 8. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752447537
ISBN
9780752447537

€ 16.17

Paperback. Born in 1871, the brainchild of Victorian entrepreneur Peter Bruff, Clacton-on-Sea was created from nothing to become one of the country's leading seaside resorts. This book deals with the growth of the town's lusty offspring from its earliest days to its height as a seaside resort from the 1920s to the 1970s. Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 8. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Tempus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752418575
ISBN
9780752418575

€ 16.17

Pamphlet. 48pp. Original wrappers, pages shaded, text very clear. Keywords: Irish history, letters
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Nellie Maher
Publication date
1943
SKU
KHS1005057

€ 295.00

Paperback. A guided tour of the historic town of Hebburn, showing how the areas you know and love have transformed over the centuries. Series: History Tour. Num Pages: 96 pages, 50. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYN; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 125 x 168 x 16. Weight in Grams: 150.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445654447
ISBN
9781445654447

€ 15.30

Paperback. The fascinating history of Cheddar illustrated through old and modern pictures in a fully updated edition. Series: Through Time. Num Pages: 96 pages, 180. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 9. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445650715
ISBN
9781445650715

€ 25.93

Paperback. Drawing on a wide variety of historical sources, 'Essex Villians' is a veritable who's who of the county's most notorious villians. Num Pages: 144 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAX; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 125 x 11. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
History Publishing Group
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752465746
ISBN
9780752465746

€ 13.16

Paperback. This fascinating volume takes a look at some of the strange and unexplained hauntings reported across Britain's canal and waterways network: echoes in dark tunnels; stone steps stained red with blood spilled long ago; ghostly footsteps accompanying barges beneath a bridge. Num Pages: 160 pages, 60 b&w. BIC Classification: 1DBK; VXQG; WGGN; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 264.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752455921
ISBN
9780752455921

€ 16.17

Hardcover. A history of Stafford Num Pages: 144 pages, 150 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; HBJD1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 189 x 20. Weight in Grams: 520.
Publisher
Phillimore & Co.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860770494
ISBN
9781860770494

€ 18.16

Pamphlet. Article in the 'Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society', Volume VI, Number 2, July Number 1909. Keywords: Genealogy, Periodical, Local History - Co. Kildare. 6pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
E. Ponsonby
Publication date
1909
SKU
KON0823456

€ 35.00

[Public Works (Mayo). Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 11 May 1849; - for, Statement ‘of all Issues of Public Money made for the Promotion of Public Works in the County of Mayo, from the 1st day of January 1801, to the 1st day of January 1846; specifying the Date and Purpose of each Advance, the Authority under which, and the Party to whom made; distinguishing Grants from Loans, and setting forth, in the case of Loans, the Amount of Principle Repaid, the Amount of Interest Paid and any Balance of Principle or Interest Due on said 1st day of January 1846; also, the Time fixed for Repayment, and the Rate of Interest.’] Statement from the Office of Public works with Information provided in tabular form under the headings: Authority under which Advanced, Purpose for which Advanced, Party to whom Advanced, Date of Advance, Grants, Loans, Loans Repaid, Balance of Loans Outstanding, Rate of Interest and Period for Repayment; also, - Statement from Paymaster of Civil Services Office, with Information provided under the headings: Years, Purposes for which Advanced, Authority under which Advanced, Party to whom Advanced, Amount Advanced, Total Loans under each Head, Amount Repaid on account of Principle, Balance at 1st January 1846, and Remarks. Keywords: Local History – County Mayo, Public Works. 6pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1850
SKU
KON0823769

€ 95.00

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