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Paperback. Southend-on-Sea's famous landmark is the longest seaside pleasure pier in the world and has given its town sterling service in times of war and peace. This book surveys the pier from its inception in 1830 up to 2007, celebrating 'the heart of Southend' and its appeal to both the town's residents and visitors alike. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAX; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 167 x 8. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752442150
ISBN
9780752442150

€ 16.26

Paperback. Essentially an industrial town, Frome was a centre of the woolen industry from the 14th century. This title offers a collection of over 200 old photographs that depict scenes, people and events from everyday life in Frome and its surrounding villages. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Tempus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752410418
ISBN
9780752410418

€ 18.29

Paperback. Series: National Trust Guide. Num Pages: 32 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), geneal. table, plans, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; WQH; WTHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 89 x 131 x 2. Weight in Grams: 90.
Publisher
National Trust
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843593928
ISBN
9781843593928

€ 12.38

Paperback. Features a collection of true-life tales that takes the reader on a tour of the streets, alehouses, cemeteries and city walls of Chester. Drawing on contemporary and historical sources, this title contains accounts of spirits, spectres and poltergeists including 'Sarah'. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 164 x 6. Weight in Grams: 232.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752447810
ISBN
9780752447810

€ 13.31

Paperback. Recreates everyday life for textile workers, canal boat families, coalminers, metal workers navvies and glassblowers using contemporary eyewitness accounts and interviews. This work depicts the dire state of towns and the dreadful hazards workers faced on a daily basis. Num Pages: 160 pages, 120. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 174 x 11. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752442532
ISBN
9780752442532

€ 19.29

Paperback. A history of Whickham Series: Tempus History & Guide Series. Num Pages: 144 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYN; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752422619
ISBN
9780752422619

€ 16.26

Paperback. For generations, the county of Shropshire has maintained a range of volunteer military units - infantry, cavalry, artillery, medical and the rest - which have served effectively and loyally in peacetime and in war. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMP; JWTR; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 236 x 13. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752418667
ISBN
9780752418667

€ 16.26

Paperback. As Birmingham grew in the late Victorian and Edwardian period, the city slowly consumed farmland and small villages on its outskirts. This book presents a collection of 200 images of the city, its workers and the public transport from the city centre to the Lickey Hills. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; WGCF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 150 x 10. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752446974
ISBN
9780752446974

€ 16.26

Hardcover. 345pp. Plates. Rebound in quarter leather on marbles boards. One stamp and library location on title page. Slight staining on page edges and some pages. Some foxing. Keywords: Local History - County Westmeath
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Sealy, Bryers and Walker Dublin
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1907
SKU
KON0824637

€ 495.00

Paperback. A selection of photographs that illustrates the extraordinary transformation that has taken place on the North Wales coast over the last hundred years. It offers an insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and gives the reader glimpses and details of familiar places during a century of unprecedented change. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKWN; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 8. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752457703
ISBN
9780752457703

€ 16.35

Hardcover. London has been the hub of social and political life in Britain for almost 2000 years - the only city in the world to have held such a dominant national position for so long. This study takes the reader on a voyage through London's past from the first bridging of the Thames. Num Pages: 460 pages, 32 pp plates, text-figures. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; HBJD1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 249 x 32. Weight in Grams: 878. Ex librus with usual markings. Fine in fine dustwrapper, else a good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
SKU
KCG0004608
ISBN
9780198229223

€ 4.64

Paperback. Includes stories behind some of the most notorious murders in the history of Greater Manchester. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEN; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 174 x 12. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950916
ISBN
9780750950916

€ 18.32

Paperback. Athlete and TV presenter Sally Gunnell, singer Billy Bragg, footballer Bobby Moore, chef Jamie Oliver, author John Fowles, film director Basil Dearden, playwright Sarah Kane, and the highwayman Dick Turpin are among personalities through the ages who have been born in Essex. This book features mini-biographies of all these. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAX; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 250 x 170 x 10. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750951210
ISBN
9780750951210

€ 16.26

Hardcover. A history of Leatherhead Num Pages: 144 pages, 150ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKESR; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 210 x 20. Weight in Grams: 570.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860771897
ISBN
9781860771897

€ 19.32

Pamphlet. Article in the 'The Irish Genealogist' The offiicial organ of the Irish Genealogical Research Society, Volume 3 No. 2, July, 1957. Keywords: Genealogy, Periodicals, Local History - Co. Carlow, 17th - 19th Century Ireland. 2pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
The Irish Genealogical Society
Publication date
1957
SKU
KON0823338

€ 25.00

Pamphlet. Article in the 'Journal of the Butler Society, Volume 4, Number 3, 2003. Keywords: Genealogy, Periodical, Local History - Co. Tipperary. 9pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
The Butler Society
Publication date
2003
SKU
KON0823445

€ 20.00

Paperback. Richly illustrated with over seventy-five photographs and ephemera, Haunted Aberdeen is sure to appeal to all everyone interested in finding out more about Aberdeen's haunted heritage. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 7. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752455334
ISBN
9780752455334

€ 13.25

Pamphlet. Article in 'Familia: Ulster Genealogical Review', Volume 2, No. 3, 1987. Journal of the Ulster Genealogical and Historical Guild. Keywords: Genealogy, Periodical, Emigration to Australia, The Irish Abroad, 19th Century. 10pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ulster Historical Foundation
Publication date
1978
SKU
KON0823418

€ 20.00
€ 10.00

Pamphlet. 16pp. n.d. Cover stained, library stamp. Pages shaded, text clear. Keywords: Irish history, biography, transport
Publisher
Catholic Truth Society of Ireland
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KHS1004905

€ 30.00

Paperback. This fascinating collection of 200 photographs tells the story of Cardiff's disappearing docklands, known throughout the world as 'Tiger Bay'. It illustrates the history of the docks and the associated residential area of Butetown with its eclectic mix of nationalities and cultures. Series: Archive Photographs: Images of Wales. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; HBJD1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 166 x 9. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752415826
ISBN
9780752415826

€ 16.29

Paperback. For over a century, Kingston-upon-Thames was the de facto capital of England. Kingston upon Thames is a Royal borough and a Surrey market town situated on the banks of the River Thames. This title explores both the modern life of this London boroughs, as well as its historical background. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 108 x 171 x 8. Weight in Grams: 148.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752479682
ISBN
9780752479682

€ 9.22

Paperback. Providing readers with a seasonal anthology of the county, this collection of Sussex carols and customs, seasonal recipes and literary tales, re-examines the rich heritage of Christmas past from around the county. It features Christmas disasters, such as the Lewes avalanche, to well-known seasonal songs - such as Good King Wenceslas. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 122 x 14. Weight in Grams: 180.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752436708
ISBN
9780752436708

€ 13.24

Paperback. A history of Tring 1900-1950 Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEST; 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
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752426853
ISBN
9780752426853

€ 15.99
€ 13.11

Paperback. 39pp. Illustrated. B/W photographs. Some shelf wear. Keywords: Local history, Irish towns, church architecture
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Cashel Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1961
SKU
KHS1004895

€ 25.98

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