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  • Island on the Edge of the World
    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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  • Cider With Rosie
    Cider With Rosie (Paperback) Laurie Lee

    Cider with Rosie is a wonderfully vivid memoir of childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a village before electricity or cars, a timeless place on the verge of change. Growing up amongst the fields and woods and characters of the place, Laurie Lee depicts a world that is both immediate and real and belongs to a now-distant past.

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  • The Great North Road Then and Now
    The Great North Road Then and Now (Paperback) Chris Cooper

    THE GREAT NORTH ROAD-- since 1922 classified officially as the A1 has been the main route between London and Edinburgh since earliest times, but roads change, and so much of the original has since been bypassed leaving an intriguing trail of discovery for author Chris 'Wolfie' Cooper. As we travel the 400 miles, we follow every twist and turn of the old road, past the remains of bygone...

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  • Widnes At Work
    Widnes At Work (Paperback) Jean Bradburn

    In a fascinating series of contemporary photographs and illustrations, Widnes at Work explores the life of this town and its people.

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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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  • Lost Lines
    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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  • Yorkshire Traction Buses
    Yorkshire Traction Buses (Paperback) John Law

    Explores a vast collection of rare and unpublished photographs of the iconic Yorkshire Traction buses.

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  • Tracing Your Ancestors Through the Equity Courts
    Tracing Your Ancestors Through the Equity Courts (English, Paperback) Susan T Moore

    Expert guide to the Equity Courts for family, local and social historians

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  • The Holywell Dead
    The Holywell Dead (English, Paperback) Chris Nickson

    1364: The plague has returned and fear fills the air as the pestilence claims its first victims in Chesterfield. When the local priest vanishes, John the Carpenter believes the man is simply scared - until he discovers a body left in an empty house.

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  • How to Resist
    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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  • Brewing in Burton-upon-Trent
    Brewing in Burton-upon-Trent (English, Paperback) Ian Webster

    A well-illustrated history of the beer capital of the world: Burton-upon-Trent. Today Burton still has a vibrant industry.

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  • Illustrated Tales of Sussex
    Illustrated Tales of Sussex (Paperback) Christopher Horlock

    Local author and historian Christopher Horlock brings together a fascinating photographic collection of bizarre and off-beat tales from the county of Sussex.

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  • Scotland in Photographs
    Scotland in Photographs (English, Paperback) Shahbaz Majeed

    A stunning collection of images showcasing Scotland in all its glory.

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  • The Yards of Kendal
    The Yards of Kendal (Paperback) Trevor Hughes, Arthur Nicholls

    Yards, crofts, ginnels and lanes are found in many northern towns. Kendal's yards are special and fascinating to residents and visitors alike. They are a characteristic feature of the town and demonstrate the lively history of the people who lived and worked in them. This history of Kendal's yards is the first detailed, in-depth study of them.

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  • Hull
    Hull (English, Paperback) David J. Starkey

    An affordable and stunning publication on the fascinating history of Hull, published to celebrate Hull's status as UK City of Culture in 2017.

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

    Take a nostalgic steam-powered jouney back in time on the long-closed line between the north and west of Brecon. 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...

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  • The A-Z of Curious Aberdeenshire
    The A-Z of Curious Aberdeenshire (English, Paperback) Duncan Harley

    The A-Z of Curious Aberdeenshire is guaranteed to enthrall both residents and visitors alike.

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  • Hearthlands
    Hearthlands (Paperback) Marianne Elliott

    Part memoir, part historical research, this book tells the story of the White City, an overlooked and under-documented time in Belfast's history. The story of a pre-Troubles Belfast in which Catholics and Protestants lived side by side.

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  • Tales from the Big House: Temple Newsam
    Tales from the Big House: Temple Newsam (English, Paperback) Steve Ward

    Situated only 4 miles south-east of the bustling cosmopolitan city of Leeds lies a jewel in the crown of British stately homes. Set in 1,200 acres of rolling parkland and woods is Temple Newsam House, once described as the Hampton Court of the North.

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

    Take a nostalgic steam-powered journey back in time on the long-closed line between Aberystwyth and Shrewsbury. 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...

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