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    London in Fragments (English, Hardback) Ted Sandling

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

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    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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    Genealogy (English, Hardback) Helen Osborn

    This book is the ideal companion for anybody researching their family tree. It provides advice and inspiration on methods and problem-solving and helps the amateur family historian understand what successful professionals do to get results, and why we should copy them.

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    The Yankee Problem (Paperback) Dr Clyde N Wilson $14.44
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    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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    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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    Voices from the Asylum (English, Paperback) George Sheeran, Mark Davis

    Voices and stories from the patients of Menston Asylum

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    Collins Scots Kith and Kin (Paperback) Clan House of Edinburgh

    Guide to over 4,000 Scottish family names and their clan affiliations with pull out map of Scotland. Whether you are a Highlander curious in your local heritage or a second generation Scot living abroad and piecing together your origins, this book will help you track down your roots.

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    Writing Your Family History (English, Paperback) Gill Blanchard

    Step-by-step guide to developing a written family history. Gives examples of writing and how and what to produce. Includes practical writing exercises and guidance on layout and publishing.

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    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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    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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    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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    Dodge City (English, CD-Audio) Tom Clavin

    An account of the taming of the Wild West as it unfolded in violent Dodge City cites the roles of lawmen Bat Masterson and Wyatt Earp, tracing their notable friendships and devastating losses while interacting with Wild Bill Hickok, Jesse James, and Doc Holliday.

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    The Railways of Devon and Cornwall Around the Early 1960s (English, Hardback) Michael Clemens

    A mix of high quality colour and black & white photographs, together with extended and informative commentaries brimming with detail, covering the railways of Devon & Cornwall in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Most of the photographs have never been published before and all were taken by the author, his father, and their friends.

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    Jim Bridger the Grand Old Man of the Rockies (English, Paperback) Grace Raymond Hebard

    Jim Bridger may be most famous for being, as a youth, one of the two mountain men who abandoned famed trapper Hugh Glass after he had been mauled by a grizzly bear. It was Hugh's thoughts of revenge for this abandonment that fueled his recovery and eventual tracking down of the young Bridger. James Bridger, known as Jim Bridger (1804 – 1881), was among the foremost mountain men, trappers, scouts...

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    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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    Britain's Toy Car Wars (English, Paperback) Giles Chapman

    Britain’s Toy Car Wars

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