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Paperback. For years Netherton has lived in the shadow of Dudley, of which it is a part. This book shows that Netherton was a complete community in its own right - even though this was never recognised by the organisation of local government. Various ingredients of Black Country history were to be found in Netherton, including various landscapes and vistas. Num Pages: 128 pages, 300 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEM; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 167 x 10. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750946667
ISBN
9780750946667

€ 18.21

Hardcover. 205pp. n.d. c.1895?. Maps, index. Plates. Rebound in quarter cloth with modern marbled boards, and new endpapers. The pages and text are very bright and clear. Previous owners' stamp throughout. Usual library markings
Format
Hardback
Publisher
P M Egan Kilkenny
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KHS1017710

€ 425.00

Paperback. Rustington, a village on the Sussex plain between the South Downs and the sea, has a long history, which has been dramatically transformed over the past century. This book recounts its story, from its earliest inhabitants, with the historic photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 185. .
Publisher
Phillimore & Co Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860776151
ISBN
9781860776151

€ 18.21

Pamphlet. 18pp. Illustrated. Keywords: Local history Mayo, Knock
Condition
Used, Good
Publication date
1991
SKU
KHS1011597

€ 8.00

Paperback. A rich and varied picture of Stratford and its people during the two world wars. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750948913
ISBN
9780750948913

€ 18.21

Paperback. Rhymney - born Dai Morrissey, leaves the Valley aged 18. He travels to England where he works for Hudson and Terraplane, fitting radios into their luxury cars. Through this work he meets a few celebrities and also his future wife, whom he takes home to meet his family in Wales. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; BGA; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 284.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752451633
ISBN
9780752451633

€ 16.99
€ 13.73

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

€ 13.19

Pamphlet. 77pp. Illustrated cover, some stains
Condition
Used, Good
Publication date
1988
SKU
KHS1005045

€ 25.98

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752438252
ISBN
9780752438252

€ 16.21

Paperback. Contained within the pages of Gloucestershire Murders are the stories behind some of the most notorious murders in the county's history. The cases covered include the most fascinating but least known crimes, as well as famous murders that gripped not just Gloucestershire but the whole nation. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 176 x 10. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750939508
ISBN
9780750939508

€ 16.23

Paperback. For centuries Rosslyn Chapel has been the subject of ingenious speculation. The Chapel was designed by Sir William Sinclair, in the 1440s. This book uncovers Rosslyn Chapel's true iconic value and profound spiritual significance. Num Pages: 244 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 173 x 17. Weight in Grams: 704.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
243
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750944823
ISBN
9780750944823

€ 25.99
€ 19.55

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

€ 16.19

Paperback. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Chatham has changed and developed over the last century. Series: Through Time. Num Pages: 96 pages, 277. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 166 x 10. Weight in Grams: 308. 96 pages, 184 illustrations, 93 in colour. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Chatham has changed and developed over the last century. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WQH; WQP. Dimension: 232 x 166 x 10. Weight: 308.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848686359
ISBN
9781848686359

€ 19.99
€ 15.43

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

€ 16.23

108pp. One stamp on reverse of frontispiece. Cover is stained and bumped. Some foxing. Keywords: Local History - County Galway, Church in Ireland, St. Patrick
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press
Publication date
1918
SKU
KON0824223

€ 48.00

Paperback. Tells the story of how Manchester built the world's first municipal water supply in the Longendale Valley in the 1840s - 70s. This title demonstrates how the city helped beat cholera, typhoid and other water-borne diseases, factories and cotton mills in the valleys around Manchester. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752431987
ISBN
9780752431987

€ 16.21

Paperback. A fascinating pictorial account of how the people of Wellington in Shropshire dealt with the aftermath of one war and prepared for another. Num Pages: 96 pages, 180 colour. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMP; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 8. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Fonthill Media United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781552612
ISBN
9781781552612

€ 16.29

Paperback. Rather than focusing on crimes, this title looks at accidents, incidents and disasters from the Victorian era to the early twentieth century. From the sad to the spectacular, from overdoses to crashes and featuring the story behind the incredible unintentional firework display, it brings together a ranging collection of stories. Num Pages: 128 pages, 80 black and white. BIC Classification: 1DBKENC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 173 x 8. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
07th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750946742
ISBN
9780750946742

€ 16.21

Paperback. The fascinating history of Scottish piers illustrated through a wonderful collection of images. Num Pages: 176 pages, 302. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; WGG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 169 x 12. Weight in Grams: 462. 176 pages, 270 b&w illustrations, 32 colour. The fascinating history of Scottish piers illustrated through a wonderful collection of images. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKS; WGG; WQH. Dimension: 244 x 169 x 12. Weight: 462.
Publisher
Amberley
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848684270
ISBN
9781848684270

€ 44.47

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

€ 13.25

Paperback. The East Sussex coastline has always been Britain's frontline defence against invasion. This title takes us to each of these sites (approximately 200 in total), describing what is to be seen today and their history. Num Pages: 176 pages, 100 illustrations 25 colour. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; HBW; JWK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 14. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752441702
ISBN
9780752441702

€ 19.21

Paperback. This collection of over 200 images provides an illustrated account of the development of the South Wales Coalfield, once one of the largest and most productive in Britain. It illustrates the area's industrial history during the past two hundred years as well as giving a glimpse of village life in the valleys of Rhondda Cynon Taff. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; HBJD1; KNBC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 9. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752423647
ISBN
9780752423647

€ 16.29

Paperback. The people of Oxfordshire take part in varied customs, sports and traditions. This title includes folk festival events such as the Bampton Great Shirt race, egg jarping at Chinnor, the Banbury Hobby Horse festival, and the Pumpkin Club. It is illustrated with 180 photographs, featuring funfairs and fetes, celebrations and carnivals, and games. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; WQH; WQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 9. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752457437
ISBN
9780752457437

€ 16.23

Paperback. Using images and motifs from a wealth of Christmases past, this collection of Hertfordshire traditions, customs and literary tales takes the reader on a seasonal journey into yuletides of yore. It provides the reader with a comprehensive seasonal anthology of the county. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEST; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752436791
ISBN
9780752436791

€ 13.19

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