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  • The Football Shirts Book
    The Football Shirts Book (English, Hardback) Neal Heard

    They think it's all over...it is now, with this comprehensive guide to football shirts through the years.

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  • A Year With Yours - Yours Magazine Yearbook 2018
    A Year With Yours - Yours Magazine Yearbook 2018 (Hardback)

    Official Yours Magazine yearbook with week-to-view 2018 diary. Includes garden ideas, short stories, great days out, craft projects, tasty recipes and star portraits.

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  • The Remains of the Day
    The Remains of the Day (English, Paperback) Kazuo Ishiguro

    'After all what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?' In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past...

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  • Giles's War
    Giles's War (English, Paperback) Timothy S. Benson

    Here are his often hilarious takes on the great events of the war - from the Fall of France, via D-Day, to the final Allied victory - but also his wryly amusing depictions of ordinary people in extraordinary times, living in bombed-out streets, dealing with food shortages, coping with blackouts, railing against bureaucracy and everyday annoyances.

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  • Born in the 30s
    Born in the 30s (English, Paperback) Tim Glynne-Jones

    A nostalgic book, this is a companion volume to "Born In The 40s, Born In The 50s" and "Born In The 60s", and makes an ideal gift for anyone born in the 1930s. Looks at the history of the time, from the Great Depression to the beginning of WWII, the abdication of Edward VIII and the launch of the BBC.

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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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  • The House of Rothschild
    The House of Rothschild (English, Paperback) Niall Ferguson

    Deals with the history of the legendary Rothschild banking dynasty. This title also shows the portrait of one of the most powerful and fascinating families of modern times. It shows how their power waned as conflicts from Crimea to the Second World War repeatedly threatened the stability of their worldwide empire, and more.

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  • Yorkshire in Photographs
    Yorkshire in Photographs (English, Paperback) Dave Zdanowicz

    A stunning collection of images showcasing the county of Yorkshire in all its glory.

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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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  • Derelict London
    Derelict London (English, Paperback) Paul Talling

    From the decaying houses on the North Circular, to the faded glory of the Tidal Basin Tavern in Prince Regent Dock, via Battersea Power Station and the Hoxton cinema, this is an extraordinary record of often wonderful London landmarks that are now prey to neglect, vandalism and the developer's demolition crew.

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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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  • Bristol Pubs
    Bristol Pubs (English, Paperback) James MacVeigh

    A fascinating tour of Bristol's pub scene, charting the city's taverns, alehouses and watering holes, from past centuries to more recent times.

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  • Unusual Railway Pubs, Refreshment Rooms and Ale Trains
    Unusual Railway Pubs, Refreshment Rooms and Ale Trains (English, Hardback) Bob Barton $23.57 $25.55
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  • Glasgow A History
    Glasgow A History (English, Paperback) Michael Meighan

    A new history of Glasgow tracing the growth of the city from prehistoric days to its rise as one of the Great Victorian cities.

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  • Lost Country Houses of Kent
    Lost Country Houses of Kent (English, Paperback) Martin Easdown

    The first book to feature the lost country houses of the `Garden of England'.

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  • Little House on the Peace Line
    Little House on the Peace Line (English, Paperback) Tony Macaulay

    In 1985 Tony Macaulay, a Protestant from the top of the Shankill Road, was appointed assistant director of the 174 Trust. There was one condition - Tony had to move to live on the Catholic side of the peace line.

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  • Tracing Your Ancestors from 1066 to 1837
    Tracing Your Ancestors from 1066 to 1837 (English, Paperback) Jonathan Oates

    The trail that an ancestor leaves through the Victorian period and the twentieth century is relatively easy to follow - the records are plentiful, accessible and commonly used. But how do you go back further, into the centuries before the central registration of births, marriages and deaths was introduced in 1837, before the first detailed census records of 1841? How can you trace a family line...

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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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  • Secret Barry Island
    Secret Barry Island (English, Paperback) Mark Lambert, Jonathan Lambert

    Explore Barry Island secret history through a fascinating selection of stories, facts and photographs.

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  • Whitby Yards Through Time
    Whitby Yards Through Time (English, Paperback) Alan Whitworth

    This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Whitby Yards has changed and developed over the last century.

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