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  • A Work of Beauty
    A Work of Beauty (Paperback) Alexander McCall Smith

    In this sumptuous new book, Alexander McCall Smith curates his own distinctive story of Edinburgh - combining his affectionate, incisive wit with a wealth of stunning imagery drawn from Scotland's national collection of architecture and archaeology.

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  • London in Fragments
    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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  • Making Edwardian Costumes for Women
    Making Edwardian Costumes for Women (English, Paperback) Suzanne Rowland

    Includes eleven detailed projects, which form a capsule collection of clothing and accessories that might have been worn by an Edwardian governess, a woman travelling on an ocean liner, a campaigning suffragette, or a wife overseeing a busy household in a large country house.

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  • The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street and the Seven Key Empowerment Principles
    The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street and the Seven Key Empowerment Principles (English, Paperback) MR Robin Walker

    Did you know that African Americans in Oklahoma created a ‘Negro Wall Street’ in the early 1920s? The Oklahoma city of Tulsa in 1921 had a Black hospital, a Black public library, 2 Black public schools, 2 Black newspapers, 2 Black theatres, 5 hotels, 13 churches, 30 restaurants and perhaps 600 Black businesses! What was the story of this great Black achievement? What happened to all of this? In...

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  • The Lighthouse
    The Lighthouse (English, Paperback) Keith McCloskey

    On 26 December 1900, the vessel Hesperus arrived at Eilean Mor in the remote Outer Hebrides with a relief lighthouseman and fresh provisions. The lighthouse had been in operation for a year, but it had been noted that no light had been seen from Eilean Mor for several days. The relief keeper, Joseph Moore, found the lighthouse to be completely deserted, and a subsequent search of the island failed...

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

    Voices and stories from the patients of Menston Asylum

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  • Killers of the Flower Moon
    Killers of the Flower Moon (English, Hardback) David Grann

    "Disturbing and riveting...Grann has proved himself a master of spinning delicious, many-layered mysteries that also happen to be true...It will sear your soul." —Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewFrom New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes...

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

    The movie Jeremiah Johnson introduced millions to the legendary mountain man, John Johnson. The real Johnson was a far cry from the Redford version. Standing 6’2" in his stocking feet and weighing nearly 250 pounds, he was a mountain man among mountain men, one of the toughest customers on the western frontier. As the story goes, one morning in 1847 Johnson returned to his Rocky Mountain...

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  • A Culinary History of Iowa
    A Culinary History of Iowa (English, Paperback) Darcy Dougherty Maulsby

    Iowa’s delectable cuisine is quintessentially midwestern, grounded in its rich farming heritage and spiced with diverse ethnic influences. Classics like fresh sweet corn and breaded pork tenderloins are found on menus and in home kitchens across the state. At the world-famous Iowa State Fair, a dizzying array of food on a stick commands a nationwide cult following. From Maid-Rites to the moveable...

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  • Booth's Maps of London Poverty, 1889
    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.

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  • The Lost Rocks
    The Lost Rocks (English, Paperback) David La Vere

    La Vere weaves the mesmerizing tale of the Dare Stones in with the equally dramatic and mysterious tale of Raleigh's lost settlers on Roanoke, to weave an absorbing tale. 246 pp.

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  • George Washington's Secret Six
    George Washington's Secret Six (English, CD-Audio) Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger

    “As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn’t get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans who give so much for their country but, because of the nature of their work, will not or cannot take a bow or even talk about their...

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  • London's Lost Rivers
    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, this title unearths the hidden waterways that flow beneath the streets of London.

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  • The Living Stones
    The Living Stones (English, Paperback) Ithell Colquhoun

    The Living Stones and The Crying of the Wind make up British Surrealist Ithell Colquhoun's unique memoirs and travelogues, reprinted for the first time since 1957, now with an introduction by acclaimed comedian Stewart Lee. In The Living Stones Colquhoun takes us through Cornwall, providing a fascinating and romantic key to the county's pagan past.

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  • Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church
    Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church (Hardback) Paul Bahn

    Chillingham-its location not only contributed some of the best archaeology in Northumberland but also a herd of wild white cattle unique in the history of the natural world, immortalised in songs, books, poems, and art. Chillingham castle with its famous and infamous inhabitants have combined to make this an interesting and fascinating tale.

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  • Frontier Grit
    Frontier Grit (English, Hardback) Marianne Monson

    Discover the stories of twelve women who “heard the call” to settle the west and who came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave, Clara watched helpless as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter, as a free woman, six decades later. As a young girl, Charlotte hid her gender to escape a life of poverty and became the greatest...

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