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Paperback. Brings together some of the more murderous tales including the case of Oldham nurse Elizabeth Berry, who poisoned her own daughter for the insurance money in 1887; Margaret Walber, who beat her husband to death in Liverpool in 1893; and, John Smith, the young Home-Guardsman who shot his ex-girlfriend in broad daylight at Whitworth in 1941. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 170 x 11. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752456454
ISBN
9780752456454

€ 17.77

Paperback. A history of Stourbridge Num Pages: 208 pages, 137. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 186 x 15. Weight in Grams: 784.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860773808
ISBN
9781860773808

€ 20.75

Paperback. Num Pages: 176 pages, 50 b/w photos & 4 maps. BIC Classification: BG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 155 x 15. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Heritage House Publishing Co Ltd Canada
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781894974271
ISBN
9781894974271

€ 21.99
€ 19.17

Paperback. A guide to the curious sights to be found in West Yorkshire, spanning centuries of history from Roman times onwards. It features buildings, bear pits, cemeteries, castles and follies, memorials, tramways and inns. Num Pages: 96 pages, 100 black and white pictures. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 166 x 9. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
07th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750944434
ISBN
9780750944434

€ 15.82

Paperback. Includes the case of the infamous Dr Crippen, executed in 1910 for poisoning and dismembering his wife in Islington; Neville Heath, who was hanged at Pentonville Prison for the brutal murder of Margery Gardner in 1946; and Ruth Ellis, the last woman to hang in Britain after being found guilty of shooting her lover. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; JKV; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 174 x 10. Weight in Grams: 492.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
186
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950404
ISBN
9780750950404

€ 17.73

Paperback. Covers the history of municipal transport in Luton from the first horse-drawn buses and the town's electric trams, through to the sale of the undertaking in 1970 to United Counties, the bus company which dominated services in the rest of Bedfordshire. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DBKESD; WGCF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 173 x 15. Weight in Grams: 436.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752449135
ISBN
9780752449135

€ 19.72

Paperback. This book is part of the Images ofEngland series, which uses old photographs and archived images toshow the history ofvarious local areas in England, through their streets, shops, pubs, and people." Series: Archive Photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEM; HBJD1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 164 x 9. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752416830
ISBN
9780752416830

€ 15.86

Paperback. Offering a pictorial history of Edinburgh's Old Town, this title presents a collection of 200 images from the Edinburgh Room. The images cover the area known as the Royal Mile and include Castlehill, the Lawnmarket, High Street, Canongate, Grassmarket and George IV Bridge, as well as the royal residences of Holyrood House and Edinburgh Castle. Series: Images of Scotland. Num Pages: 128 pages, c. 200. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752440835
ISBN
9780752440835

€ 15.86

Paperback. Arthur Stanley Bullock grew up in Longhope in the Forest of Dean. After his service in the Great War and his struggle to find employment in Birmingham and south Wales, he worked at Lister's in Dursley. This memoir provides his insight that comes from having been an ordinary intelligent citizen with a sense of moral purpose and an inquisitive mind. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; 3JJG; BM; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 10. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752447933
ISBN
9780752447933

€ 17.81

Paperback. This creepy collection of tales takes the reader on a tour of the castles and landmarks in and around Swansea. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 9. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
98
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752444574
ISBN
9780752444574

€ 12.91

Paperback. Looming ominously over the city, the stony battlements of Nottingham Castle speak of a long and violent criminal history. Illustrated with more than forty photographs as well as artwork, this selection of true-crime stories provides an introduction to the darker side of Nottinham's past. Series: Murder & Crime. Num Pages: 96 pages, approx 65. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMN; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 9. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752444963
ISBN
9780752444963

€ 12.92

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
€ 13.44

Paperback. A history of Hackenthorpe & the surrounding area Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752430614
ISBN
9780752430614

€ 15.82

Paperback. A history of Alton Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; HBJD1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 167 x 8. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752415727
ISBN
9780752415727

€ 15.82

Paperback. The third book in the series of historic photographs of the area around Hayes and West Drayton. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 172 x 8. Weight in Grams: 324.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750927680
ISBN
9780750927680

€ 12.89

Paperback. Memories of Atherstone Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752434223
ISBN
9780752434223

€ 15.86

Paperback. Based on many conversations and interviews with Waltham local people, recalling life in the village over the past century, this title recounts various memories, including childhood and schooldays, work and play, sport and leisure, and the war years. It paints a picture of life in this North East Lincolnshire village. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations, facsims., ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAL; 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 168 x 9. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752455716
ISBN
9780752455716

€ 16.99
€ 15.86

Paperback. An account of the impact of the Blitz upon an Upminster couple. It demonstrates the courage, humour and great determination of ordinary Essex people in the face of war. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAX; 3JJH; HBWQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 167 x 15. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
123
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752448138
ISBN
9780752448138

€ 15.82

Paperback. Voices of Southborough Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 167 x 8. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752420547
ISBN
9780752420547

€ 15.82

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

€ 12.92

Paperback. Once part of Lancashire, Droylsden and Audenshaw are now part of Tameside Metropolitan Borough of Manchester. The varied histories of both towns see the transition from farming to an industrial community. With over 200 photographs, this book gives us a glimpse of the streets of the two towns and the people who lived there, at work and leisure. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 170 x 10. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
127
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752410685
ISBN
9780752410685

€ 15.86

Paperback. From the improvements around Sheffield at the end of the nineteenth century, through neglect during the First World War, public ownership and the expensive modernisation scheme of the 1980s, as well as the triumphs and failures of private enterprise, this title documents the history and development of the waterway. Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations, maps, frontispiece. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 167 x 8. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752421285
ISBN
9780752421285

€ 15.86

Paperback. Contains manifold mysteries of various kinds. This title explores various places in the region that might be termed mysterious, from crumbling manor houses, castles and ruins to ancient woods and trackways where standing stones and tombstones lie forgotten. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 11. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752454252
ISBN
9780752454252

€ 15.82

Paperback. A history of Byermoor, Marley Hill & Sunniside Series: Archive Photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYN; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 163 x 8. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752410463
ISBN
9780752410463

€ 15.82

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