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Paperback. The story of Liverpool is, in many ways, the story of its docks. Before the docks, trade was limited by the tides and at the mercy of the Mersey's currents. After dock construction began, the city became a hub of Britain's worldwide trading network. Series: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; HBTM; KNGS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 9. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752417127
ISBN
9780752417127

€ 16.17

Paperback. This is a fascinating collection of many unpublished photographs showing Crewe's development during the twentieth century. Illustrated with well over 200 old photographs and images, it traces changes and development, and highlights the architectural wealth of the town from a number of different periods. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENC; 3JJ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 166 x 8. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752464503
ISBN
9780752464503

€ 18.17

Pamphlet. Article in the 'Old Kilkenny Review 1986' Journal of the Kilkenny Archaeological Society, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Second Series). Local History - Co. Kilkenny, Genealogy, Periodical, The Irish Abroad, Religion, 18th - 19th Century. 14pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Kilkenny Archaeological Society
Publication date
1986
SKU
KON0823398

€ 25.00

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752447315
ISBN
9780752447315

€ 16.99
€ 13.81

Paperback. A guide to Isle of Arran. It collects tales of folklore, witchcraft, magic, mermaids and ghosts, both historical and contemporary. It describes chambered cairn and standing stone, old graveyards, castles, Viking sites, carved stones and ruined churches. Num Pages: 160 pages, 100. BIC Classification: 1DBKSHL; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 11. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752447209
ISBN
9780752447209

€ 16.17

Paperback. In the 21st century Manchester has enjoyed an explosion of archaeological interest. This book spans the period from prehistoric and Roman Manchester to the city in the modern day, focusing on the nineteenth century when it was the largest international marketplace for cotton goods. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; WQH; WQN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 502.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752447049
ISBN
9780752447049

€ 21.31

Pamphlet. Reprint of an Article in the 'County Louth Archaeological Journal', Vol. 1, No. 4, October, 1907. The Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society. Keywords: Local History - Co. Louth, Genealogy, Periodical. 7pp
Publisher
Tempest
Edition
Reprint
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KON0823380

€ 25.00

Hardcover. 167pp. Presentation copy, inscribed but not signed by the author. Decorated boards, title gilted on spine and front cover. Covers have some stains, spine is sunned, bumped. Some shading, otherwise clear text. Foxing. A very good copy of this rare book. Keywords: Church architecture, local history
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
James Duffy, Dublin
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1903
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KHS1004850

€ 395.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 128 pages, 234 color images. BIC Classification: 1KBBFM; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 279 x 11. Weight in Grams: 654.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764327681
ISBN
9780764327681

€ 30.99
€ 25.93

Paperback. 96 pages, 180 incl 99 colour. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Knutsford and the surrounding areas have changed and developed over the last century. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKENC; WQH; WQP. Dimension: 233 x 167 x 9. Weight: 312.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445606101
ISBN
9781445606101

€ 25.93

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

€ 16.17

Paperback. 122 pp.Includes 9 articles+ Miscellanea. Illustrated .Clare
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Thomand Archaeological Society
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
SKU
KEX0222673

€ 17.95

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

€ 16.17

Paperback. Bath has an unusual abundance of ghost signs - those faded advertisements for long defunct businesses on the walls of old buildings. This book contains a series of short walks around the city and neighbouring towns and villages which reveal the tales behind lost trades such as brush makers, corn factors and perfumers. Num Pages: 304 pages, many colour illustrations. BIC Classification: WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 170 x 219 x 19. Weight in Grams: 616.
Publisher
AKEMAN PRESS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780993398803
ISBN
9780993398803

€ 26.39

Paperback. Gathers together spine-chilling tales of ghosts, ghouls and the undead from every corner of the Cotswolds revealing, in detail, this region's unexplained events and the creepy elements that lurk just beneath its rolling hills and beautiful vistas. In this volume, descriptions of Cotswold architecture and history are woven into stories. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 7. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752454269
ISBN
9780752454269

€ 13.24

Paperback. After the British defeat at Dunkirk and the fall of France, Hitler's Luftwaffe was within easy reach of London. The East End and the docks were in the front line during the Blitz, and for years the local people faced direct threat of German air attack. This book looks at the effect of wartime on the lives of the inhabitants of the East End. Num Pages: 120 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949132
ISBN
9780750949132

€ 13.16

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, 150 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWD; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 173 x 248 x 24. Weight in Grams: 618.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750966184
ISBN
9780750966184

€ 23.33

Paperback. The result is a portrait of the battle between men and the sea. In many cases it was the sea that won. It is also a tribute to those of the lifeboat service who risked their lives so that others in distress might be saved. Series: Archive Photographs: Images of England. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; HBTM; WGG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 233 x 9. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Tempus Pub Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752417202
ISBN
9780752417202

€ 16.17

[Papers Relative to Building a Church in the Parish of Devenish. Returns to orders of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 10th February 1824; - for, - Copies of all Memorials presented, and the particulars of any Representations which may have been made, by any of the Parishioners of the Parish of Devenish, in the County of Fermanagh, to their several Diocesans, during ten years last past, respecting the re-building of a second Church, or Chapel of Ease, near the Village of Garrioch in said Parish; and of the Answers given thereto; with a Statement of any Offers off Land which may have been made, and of any Measures which have been consequently adopted for effecting the same, and for securing to the Protestant Inhabitants of that Division of the Parish the regular performance of Divine Services, as far as might be practicable, until such second Church should be erected; - Of the estimated Extent of said Parish of Devenish, in length and breadth, with the number of Acres comprised therein, and of the Distance of the Distance of the Village of Garrioch from the Parish Church at Monea; - Of the Quantity of Glebe Land in the said Parish; and, if no Glebe House has been erected since the deficiency thereof was reported by the Episcopal Returns of 1820, of the reasons which prevent such Glebe House form being erected; - of the Names and Places of Residence of the Incumbent, and of the Curate or Curates of said Parish; particularly stating whether such Residence is within said Parish, and in the County of Fermanagh, and how long they have resided severally: -Viz. – Copy of a Letter from the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher to the Right Honourable Henry Goulburn; inclosing, (1.) Copy of a Memorial from several of the Protestant Inhabitants of Kilcoe, in the Parish of Devenish, respecting the re-building of a Parish Church, or Chapel of Ease, at Garrison, in the Parish of Devenish; addressed to John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. (2.) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated Clanbrassel Place, 31st March 1823. (3) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated 9th April 1823. (4.) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated Garrison House, 21st June 1823. (5.) Copy of a Letter from John Killigrew Dunbar, Esq. to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Clogher; dated 29th January 1823. (6.) Copy of a Communication from the Rev. Hume Lawder, Incumbent of the Parish of Devenish.] Keywords: Local History: County Fermanagh, Church and State. 10pp. Disbound, housed in a protective file
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be printed
Publication date
1824
SKU
KON0823768

€ 195.00

Paperback. With fascinating biographical anecdotes on the eminent personalities to whom the plaques are dedicated, it will delight visitors and residents alike. Num Pages: 144 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; WQH; WTHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 127 x 10. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752456874
ISBN
9780752456874

€ 13.24

Paperback. Includes photographs which illustrates the transformation that has taken place in Glasgow 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 a century of unprecedented change. Num Pages: 124 pages, black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949149
ISBN
9780750949149

€ 13.24

Hardcover. 108pp. 15cm. Third edition. Boards, title gilted on spine, spine sunned. Some shelf wear. Library markings. Keywords: Local history, biography
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
M H Gill
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1893
SKU
KHS1004896

€ 75.00

Paperback. Set in the historic county of Essex, this compilation includes stories of restless Vikings that still haunt their former sparring grounds; the distraught countryman of Canvey Island forever searching for his horse and cart; the mysterious haunted picture of 'Cunning' Murrell, the last witch doctor in England; and, dastardly Harwich smugglers. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAX; VXQG; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752448480
ISBN
9780752448480

€ 13.24

Hardcover. A history of Lichfield Num Pages: 96 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 238 x 13. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752461137
ISBN
9780752461137

€ 16.99
€ 13.23

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