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Paperback. Grim Almanac of Devon Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWD; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 172 x 15. Weight in Grams: 482.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
V9780750950473
ISBN
9780750950473

€ 18.16

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
SKU
V9780750951050
ISBN
9780750951050

€ 18.26

Paperback. Generously illustrated, this chronicle is an entertaining and readable record of Glasgow's grim past. Read on.. if you dare! Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 14. Weight in Grams: 466.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
SKU
V9780752461946
ISBN
9780752461946

€ 18.16

Paperback. Chronicles the darker side of life in the London between 1870 and 1900. This book features murderers and footpads, pimps and prostitutes, riots, rebels, bizarre funerals, disaster and peculiar medicine. It is illustrated with engravings, newspaper reports, photographs and original documents. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JH; BTC; GBCY; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 175 x 247 x 13. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
New Ed
SKU
V9780750948593
ISBN
9780750948593

€ 18.26

Paperback. Discovers a sinister, macrabre or horrifying occurrance for every day of the year, and presents readers with 365 graphic, spine-tingling and dramatic events. This title takes us into prisons and workhouses, into the clums of Maidstone and the cold cottages of the rural poor, and even onto the scaffold. Num Pages: 192 pages, 100 black and white. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 173 x 12. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
V9780750949484
ISBN
9780750949484

€ 18.25

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEML; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
SKU
V9780752487441
ISBN
9780752487441

€ 18.16

Paperback. A collection of ghastly tales from around the county of Lincolnshire dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. It includes dreadful deeds, macabre deaths, strange occurrences and heinous homicides. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 172 x 12. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
SKU
V9780752457680
ISBN
9780752457680

€ 18.16

Paperback. This book collects together 365 of the darkest tales from Manchester s history terrifying true tales of riot, assault, murder, and crime, of slums, disease, death, and disaster. Compiled by Manchester historian and genealogist Michala Hume and filled with amazing historical horrors, read it if you dare!" Num Pages: 192 pages, 60 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 234 x 13. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
SKU
V9780750961509
ISBN
9780750961509

€ 16.25

Paperback. An almanac that explores dreadful deeds, macabre deaths, strange occurrences and grim tales of Norfolk. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAN; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 247 x 14. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
SKU
V9780752456805
ISBN
9780752456805

€ 19.99
€ 15.54

Paperback. In 1826, 'resurrection men' stole thirty bodies from the graveyard of St Mary's Church in Nottingham to sell to unscrupulous medical establishments in London. In 1908, Mansfield tattoist Arthur Scott attacked a customer who refused to pay his bill. Scott tracked his quarry down after two days and in his attempt to shoot him, was caught by police. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMN; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 172 x 11. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
SKU
V9780752455938
ISBN
9780752455938

€ 18.16

Paperback. 'A Grim Almanac of Oxfordshire' is a day-by-day catalogue of 366 ghastly tales from the county's past. There are murders and manslaughters, including the killing by Mrs Barber of her entire family in 1909 while temporarily insane, and the brutal murder of 4-year-old Edward Busby in 1871, killed by his mother to prevent his father ill-treating him. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 166 x 11. Weight in Grams: 488.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
SKU
V9780752465814
ISBN
9780752465814

€ 18.16

Paperback. Generously illustrated, this chronicle is an entertaining and readable record of Somerset's grim past. Read on ..if you dare! Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 170 x 12. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
SKU
V9780752458144
ISBN
9780752458144

€ 19.16

Paperback. A Grim Almanac of South Yorkshire is a collection of stories from the county's past, some bizarre, some fascinating, some macabre, but all equally absorbing. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 174 x 13. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Revised ed.
SKU
V9780752456782
ISBN
9780752456782

€ 18.26

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 50 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; VXQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
SKU
V9780752499024
ISBN
9780752499024

€ 16.23

Paperback. A catalogue of 366 ghastly tales from around the Black Country. It includes stories of tragedy, torment and the truly unfortunate with diverse tales of mining disasters, freak weather, bizarre deaths and tragic accidents, including the gunpowder explosion at a factory in Tipton which claimed nineteen lives in 1922. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEM; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 166 x 13. Weight in Grams: 486.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
SKU
V9780752479798
ISBN
9780752479798

€ 18.26

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 60 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 157 x 13. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
SKU
V9780750960632
ISBN
9780750960632

€ 16.25

Paperback. In this resource, George Demidowicz looks at the buildings of Coventry, explaining their architecture, their architects, and the original uses of many of the buildings. Series: The Buildings of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; AM; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 8. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
SKU
V9780752431154
ISBN
9780752431154

€ 16.15

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
SKU
V9780752436791
ISBN
9780752436791

€ 13.23

Paperback. This highly readable local history is aimed at those living and working in Bournemouth who wish to know more about the area's heritage. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWT; WQH; WQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
V9780752447179
ISBN
9780752447179

€ 16.15

Hardcover. A history of Bury St Edmunds Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 185 x 18. Weight in Grams: 770.
Publisher
Phillimore & Co Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781860776571
ISBN
9781860776571

€ 18.26

Paperback. A history of Cheltenham in 100 objects Num Pages: 144 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 199 x 10. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
SKU
V9780752461199
ISBN
9780752461199

€ 16.15

Paperback. Local History: Derry
Publisher
Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
SKU
KHS0040677
ISBN
9780717137992

€ 10.88

Paperback. 8vo. Nice copy.
Publisher
Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
SKU
KEX0292584
ISBN
9780717134854

€ 17.95

Paperback. A fascinating insight into two of the brewing greats Num Pages: 128 pages, 40. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 12. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
SKU
V9781445638980
ISBN
9781445638980

€ 20.99
€ 16.27

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