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  • Sheffield's Most Notorious Gangs by Ben W. Johnson
    Sheffield's Most Notorious Gangs (English, Paperback) Ben W. Johnson

    Contains historic and present day photographs of the areas used as a battleground by the gangs.

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  • Crow Killer, New Edition by Raymond W. Thorp
    Crow Killer, New Edition (English, Paperback) Raymond W. Thorp, Robert Bunker

    "First Midland Book edition 1983"--Copyright page.

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  • The Hut Six Story by Gordon Welchman
    The Hut Six Story (English, Paperback) Gordon Welchman $13.91 $16.95
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  • Booth's Maps of London Poverty, 1889 by Charles Booth
    Booth's Maps of London Poverty, 1889 (English, Sheet map) Charles Booth

    A century after the Industrial Revolution began, some Victorians finally began to confront the problems industrialisation and urbanisation had wrought. This title is suitable for genealogists, historians and all lovers of London's past.

    $17.42 $18.95

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  • How to Resist by Matthew Bolton
    How to Resist (English, Hardback) Matthew Bolton

    "This extraordinary book is the roadmap for a new kind of effective activism."' -- Brian Eno

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  • Island on the Edge of the World by Charles Maclean
    Island on the Edge of the World (Paperback) Charles Maclean

    For more than 2000 years the people of St Kilda remained remote from the world. but in the nineteenth century the island was discovered by missionaries, do-gooders and tourists, who brought money, disease and despotism. St Kildan culture gradually disintegrated and in 1930 the few remaining islanders asked to be evacuated.

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  • Voices from the Asylum by Mark Davis
    Voices from the Asylum (English, Paperback) Mark Davis

    Voices and stories from the patients of Menston Asylum

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  • Camberwell From Old Photographs by Eddie Brazil
    Camberwell From Old Photographs (English, Paperback) Eddie Brazil

    Explores the history of Camberwell through this fascinating collection of beautiful old photographs.

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  • The Regent's Canal by David Fathers
    The Regent's Canal (English, Paperback) David Fathers

    In a series of arresting and information-packed spreads, we follow the course of the Regent's Canal from Little Venice to the River Thames at Limehouse.

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  • Steam in the East Midlands and Lincolnshire by Roderick H. Fowkes
    Steam in the East Midlands and Lincolnshire (English, Hardback) Roderick H. Fowkes

    Good quality unpublished pictures material and information

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  • Secret Grantham by John Pinchbeck
    Secret Grantham (English, Paperback) John Pinchbeck

    Secret Grantham explores the little-known and colourful history of the Lincolnshire market town of Grantham through a fascinating selection of stories, facts and photographs.

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  • Secret Norwich by Elizabeth Walne
    Secret Norwich (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Walne

    Secret Norwich explores the lesser-known history of the city of Norwich through a fascinating selection of stories, unusual facts and attractive photographs.

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  • Eccentric Wealth by Alastair Scott
    Eccentric Wealth (Paperback) Alastair Scott

    A biography of the life of Industrialist, racing enthusiast, hunter and bon viveur, Sir George Bullough, and the building of Kinloch Castle on the isle of Rum

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  • London in Fragments by Edward Sandling
    London in Fragments (English, Hardback) Edward Sandling

    Objects found on the banks of the Thames tell the stories of Londoners through the centuries.

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  • Kirkcaldy Harbour by Carol McNeill
    Kirkcaldy Harbour (English, Paperback) Carol McNeill

    Lavishly illustrated throughout, Carol McNeill tells the fascinating story of Kirkcaldy Harbour tracing its story from its sixteenth-century royal connections.

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  • London's Lost Rivers by Paul Talling
    London's Lost Rivers (English, Paperback) Paul Talling

    From the sources of the Fleet in Hampstead's ponds to the mouth of the Effra in Vauxhall, via the meander of the Westbourne through 'Knight's Bridge' and the Tyburn's curve along Marylebone Lane, London's Lost Rivers unearths the hidden waterways that flow beneath the streets of the capital.

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  • Yorkshire Traction Buses by John Law
    Yorkshire Traction Buses (English, Paperback) John Law

    Explores a vast collection of rare and unpublished photographs of the iconic Yorkshire Traction buses.

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  • Liverpool City Guide by John McIlwain
    Liverpool City Guide (English, Paperback) John McIlwain

    Thriving and dynamic Liverpool has triumphantly reinvented itself as a sparkling visitor venue with a wealth of inspirational projects.

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  • Delirious New York by Rem Koolhaas
    Delirious New York (English, Paperback) Rem Koolhaas

    Since its original publication in 1978, Delirious New York has attained mythic status. Back in print in a newly designed edition, this influential cultural, architectural, and social history of New York is even more popular, selling out its first printing on publication. Rem Koolhaas's celebration and analysis of New York depicts the city as a metaphor for the incredible variety of human behavior....

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  • Lost Lines by Tom Ferris
    Lost Lines (English, Hardback) Tom Ferris

    Take a nostalgic steam-powered journey back in time on the long-closed line of the Vale of Neath. Includes an essay on the history of the line and photographs of its locomotives, trains and stations. Explore the line station-by-station as the history, heritage and social background of the railway and its passengers is brought to life using archive photography, some of which has never been...

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