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Paperback. A collection of over 200 archive photographs, postcards and engravings from collections housed in Birmingham Central Library. It recreates scenes from many of the industries that once thrived in the heart of the Midlands. It explores the skilled jobs of gun manufacture, war munitions and car production. Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752422527
ISBN
9780752422527

€ 16.26

Paperback. Illustrates the transformation that has taken place in Bristol during the 20th century. This book offers an insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and gives the reader glimpses and details of familiar places during this century of change. It records the process of transformation. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
120
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949330
ISBN
9780750949330

€ 13.23

Paperback. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Wilmslow has changed and developed over the last century. Series: Through Time. Num Pages: 96 pages, 189, 97 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENC; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 168 x 8. Weight in Grams: 308. 96 pages, 189 Illustrations incl 97 colour. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Wilmslow has changed and developed over the last century. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKENC; WQH; WQP. Dimension: 234 x 168 x 8. Weight: 308.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445608686
ISBN
9781445608686

€ 19.99
€ 15.51

Paperback. On Christmas Eve in 1874 the worst accident in the GWR's history occurred at Shipton-on-Cherwell, near Oxford, when the 10 am from London Paddington to Birkenhead derailed, killing thirty-four passengers. This book details the history surrounding this tragic event using the accounts of eyewitnesses, archive newspaper articles and reports. Num Pages: 224 pages, 80 b/w illustratons. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; 3JH; WGF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 560.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752445120
ISBN
9780752445120

€ 21.24

Hardcover. Num Pages: 168 pages, 112 colour aerial photos, 60 b&w aerial photos. BIC Classification: AJRK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 232 x 19. Weight in Grams: 750.
Publisher
SBP Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
168
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780955726514
ISBN
9780955726514

€ 20.31

Paperback. A guide that explores all things strange and uncanny, paranormal and peculiar in Aberdeenshire, one of the most scenic parts of Scotland (which also includes part of the Cairngorms National Park). It also surveys historic sites and ancient monuments - such as the innumerable stone circles and castles. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 13. Weight in Grams: 414.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752449883
ISBN
9780752449883

€ 18.21

Paperback. Num Pages: 108 pages, 103 black and white and colour. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; HBTK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 274 x 211 x 7. Weight in Grams: 452.
Publisher
Stenlake Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840336634
ISBN
9781840336634

€ 25.99
€ 24.51

Paperback. A history of Leicestershire Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEML; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 163 x 9. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752465159
ISBN
9780752465159

€ 16.21

Paperback. Series: Old O.S. Maps of Forfarshire. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; 3JJC; WQH; WTRM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 126 x 108 x 2. Weight in Grams: 26.
Publisher
Alan Godfrey Maps United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Edition
Facsim.of 1901 Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780850543186
ISBN
9780850543186

€ 6.36

Paperback. An examination of some of Surrey's most notorious and shocking cases. It includes such cases as: the 'Wigwam Girl', Joan Wolfe, who lived in a tent built by a Cree Indian Soldier before being brutally slaughtered; the infamous stagging of Frederick Gold by 'the Serpent', Percy Lefroy Mapleton; and, the poisoning of the entire Beck family. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESR; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 171 x 9. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750951302
ISBN
9780750951302

€ 18.21

Paperback. Brings together thirty-six murderous tales that shocked not only Wales but also made national headlines. This book includes the case of William Augustus Lacey, who killed his young wife with a razor in a fit of jealously at Pontypridd in 1900; baby farmer Rhoda Willis, the first woman to be hanged at Cardiff Prison, in 1907; and, more. Num Pages: 192 pages, 45 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 174 x 13. Weight in Grams: 548.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949613
ISBN
9780750949613

€ 18.21

Paperback. Central Birmingham 1870-1920 Series: Archive Photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJD1; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Tempus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752400532
ISBN
9780752400532

€ 16.26

Hardcover. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESB; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 176 x 33. Weight in Grams: 362.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
368
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752468013
ISBN
9780752468013

€ 13.99
€ 11.37

Paperback. Pictorial account of the 916 Rising in Dublin, each photograph accompanied by a contemporary picture. Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; HBJD1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 133 x 10. Weight in Grams: 194.
Publisher
Mercier Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9781856352765
ISBN
9781856352765

€ 12.99
€ 12.50

Paperback. Colchester Zoo is one of the finest zoos in Britain. Now, the forgotten figures of Frank and Helena Farrar are brought to life in this highly readable book which shows how they founded Colchester Zoo in the 1960s. Num Pages: 288 pages, 16 colour plates, 30 colour illustrations, 90 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAX; WNH; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 658.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752493466
ISBN
9780752493466

€ 18.28

Hardcover. Series: Country Railway Routes. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; 1DBKEWG; WGF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 178 x 12. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Middleton Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906008635
ISBN
9781906008635

€ 26.24

Paperback. This book is no mere gazetteer, but an in-depth re-telling of the stories that will make you look at the place with fresh eyes, whether you are a tourist or resident. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMF; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 166 x 7. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752462097
ISBN
9780752462097

€ 13.23

Paperback. A history of Swansea Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations, facsims, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; 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
V9780752430768
ISBN
9780752430768

€ 16.21

Paperback. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which the Kent Coast has changed and developed over the last century Num Pages: 96 pages, 180. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 227 x 8. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445639963
ISBN
9781445639963

€ 19.99
€ 15.51

Paperback. A collection of true-life crime tales that includes the case of a husband who boasted that he had played "Jack the Ripper" after slitting his wife's throat, and a mother who murdered her two children and a man who was bludgeoned to death in a newspaper office. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 158 x 6. Weight in Grams: 162.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752479491
ISBN
9780752479491

€ 13.23

Paperback. This fascinating collection of over 200 old photographs of Southport shows how the town has changed over the last one hundred years. Series: Archive Photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752406657
ISBN
9780752406657

€ 16.22

Paperback. Secret Knaresborough goes behind the facades of the familiar to discover the lesser-known aspects of the town's fascinating past. Series: Secret. Num Pages: 96 pages, 80. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH; WQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 236 x 8. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445643403
ISBN
9781445643403

€ 26.02

Paperback. A guided tour of Whitley Bay and Seaton Sluice, showing how these two northeast seaside towns have changed over the past century and more. Series: History Tour. Num Pages: 96 pages, 50. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYN; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 124. .
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445666761
ISBN
9781445666761

€ 15.35

Map. Series: Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Manchester. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; 3JH; WQH; WTRM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 120 x 2. Weight in Grams: 26. Manchester Sheet 38. Series: Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Manchester. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; 3JH; WQH; WTR. Dimension: 210 x 120 x 2. Weight: 26.
Publisher
Alan Godfrey Maps
Publication date
1995
Edition
Facsimile of 1844 ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780850547269
ISBN
9780850547269

€ 6.36

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