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Paperback. Series: Photographic Memories. Num Pages: 96 pages, Historical photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 189 x 242 x 6. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
The Francis Frith Collection
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845890209
ISBN
9781845890209

€ 18.99
€ 14.98

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. Illustrated with more than fifty photographs and drawing upon a variety of sources including court records and newspaper reports, this collection of true-crime stories provides an introduction to the darker side of Kingston-upon-Hull's past. Series: Murder & Crime. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BTC; HBT; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 164 x 7. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752446622
ISBN
9780752446622

€ 12.85

Paperback. Devonport, the largest naval base in Western Europe, covers 650 acres and has fifteen dry docks. This title offers a selection of images of the base over its lifetime and illuminated them with commentary on the history of Devonport and its relationship with Plymouth. Num Pages: 96 pages, 200. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWD; HBW; JWF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 164 x 6. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752437583
ISBN
9780752437583

€ 15.76

Paperback. Tunstall is the northern most of the six towns which make up Stoke-on-Trent, but like the others retains a distinct sense of local identity. This book presents the nostalgic memories of those who have lived or worked in Tunstall. It is intended for those interested in the history of this area. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, Approx 200. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752441436
ISBN
9780752441436

€ 15.76

Hardcover. Num Pages: 96 pages, 160 b/w & colour postcards. BIC Classification: 1KBBEP; 3JH; JWLF; WCS; WQH; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 288 x 14. Weight in Grams: 706.
Publisher
Schiffer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764351723
ISBN
9780764351723

€ 30.99
€ 26.12

Paperback. Greenwich and Woolwich have long been associated with the great national monuments. Since the seventeenth century Greenwich has been associated with 'time'. The time-ball at the Old Royal Observatory still falls daily at one o'clock, just as it has done since 1833. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 250ill. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 168 x 11. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752400457
ISBN
9780752400457

€ 15.74

Paperback. Num Pages: 32 pages, 60. BIC Classification: WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 172. .
Publisher
Pitkin Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841654300
ISBN
9781841654300

€ 8.91

Paperback. the beautiful Isle of Skye is alive with tales of ghosts, fairies, clan battles, Celtic mythology and witchcraft, and they are all collected in this essential guide to everything supernatural and strange on the most spectacular of Scottish islands. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1DBKSHQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 155 x 12. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752449890
ISBN
9780752449890

€ 17.70

Paperback. Penarth was an agricultural community but the Industrial Revolution brought a great change. The town owes its early development to the success of the South Wales coalfields and the necessity for additional port facilities to accommodate the industry that followed. A tidal harbour was planned, which became a dock. Series: Archive Photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DBKWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752406138
ISBN
9780752406138

€ 15.76

Paperback. A collection of nearly 200 old photographs of Leyton and Leytonstone. It illustrates some of the dramatic changes and growth that have occurred in this busy suburban area over the last hundred years. It is of interest to those who know Leyton and Leytonstone and would enjoy a nostalgic trip into its past. Num Pages: 128 pages, chiefly Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 168 x 10. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752401584
ISBN
9780752401584

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. Horsham is an old town which has links to many famous families such as the Sandemans Port family, and consequently a number of streets are named after them. This book reveals the history behind the names and is accompanied by maps showing the old layout of the town. It is illustrated with over 100 photographs and ephemera. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; WQH; WTRS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 175 x 9. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752443058
ISBN
9780752443058

€ 15.74

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

€ 15.74

Paperback. Contains the stories behind some of the most heinous crimes ever committed in Suffolk. This book unveils a catalogue of true crime stories from the county's history. It also contains accounts of the circumstances surrounding each murder case and provides an insight into the minds and methods of the killers concerned. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAS; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 169 x 11. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752449050
ISBN
9780752449050

€ 17.67

Paperback. Presents a pictorial history of Newtown through a series of photographs and images. Series: Pocket Images. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 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
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845883003
ISBN
9781845883003

€ 8.96

Paperback. A collection of local tales and murder cases from across the county of Lancashire. This title includes more than 60 archive photographs, reward notices and drawings. It contains chapters recounting true cases of theft, violence, villainy and murder, supported by a range of sources (including newspapers and court reports). Series: Murder & Crime. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 163 x 7. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752443584
ISBN
9780752443584

€ 12.84

Paperback. A history of Ashford Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949682
ISBN
9780750949682

€ 15.74

Paperback. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Oakham & the surrounding Villages have changed and developed over the last century. Series: Through Time. Num Pages: 96 pages, 180. BIC Classification: 1DBKEML; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 173 x 8. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445616872
ISBN
9781445616872

€ 25.25

Paperback. Manchester was originally a small market town bounded by rivers on three sides, but when the borough was created in 1838 the town broke free of these constraints, and began to spread to the north, south and east of the original settlement. This deals not only with the suburban areas, but also the city centre and people at work and play. Series: Britain in Old Photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages, 220 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; AJCR; HBJD1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750917759
ISBN
9780750917759

€ 15.76

Paperback. A history of Olney Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESU; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752430676
ISBN
9780752430676

€ 15.76

Paperback. A day-by-day catalogue of 366 ghastly tales. It includes such tales as: the sinking in 1545 of the Mary Rose, King Henry VIII's flagship, in the Solent, with the loss of almost 700 men; the delivery of a foul-smelling basket to a servant in Winchester in 1825, which on investigation was found to contain the body of a stillborn baby; and, more. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESH; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752454894
ISBN
9780752454894

€ 17.70

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752454689
ISBN
9780752454689

€ 15.76

Paperback. Explore Wakefield's secret history through a fascinating selection of stories, facts and photographs. Series: Secrets. Num Pages: 96 pages, 100. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445646923
ISBN
9781445646923

€ 25.18

Hardcover. Num Pages: 96 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 242 x 13. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752470054
ISBN
9780752470054

€ 16.99
€ 15.56

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