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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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  • The East End In Colour 1960-1980 by David Granick
    The East End In Colour 1960-1980 (English, Paperback) David Granick

    Previously unpublished colour photographs of London's famous East End at a time before great social change.

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  • The Football Shirts Book by Neal Heard
    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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  • 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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  • Yorkshire Traction Buses by John Law
    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    Explores a vast collection of rare and unpublished photographs of the iconic Yorkshire Traction buses.

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  • Cider With Rosie by Laurie Lee
    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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  • Orkney by Caroline Wickham-Jones
    Orkney (English, Paperback) Caroline Wickham-Jones

    This newly revised book is designed to provide a comprehensive guide for those who visit Orkney and would like to know more about its enigmatic history.

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  • Steam in the East Midlands and East Anglia by Brian J. Dickson
    Steam in the East Midlands and East Anglia (English, Paperback) Brian J. Dickson, R.J. (Ron) Buckley

    Ron Buckley's evocative photographs reveal the story of steam in the East Midlands & East Anglia.

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  • Kinder Scout by Ed Douglas
    Kinder Scout (Paperback) Ed Douglas, John Beatty

    Writer Ed Douglas and photographer John Beatty are close friends and have a shared history with Kinder going back decades. In Kinder Scout: The People's Mountain they reveal the social, political, cultural and ecological developments that have shaped the physical and human landscape of this enigmatic and treasured hill.

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  • The Lancashire Derbyshire and East Coast Railway: 2 by Chris Booth
    The Lancashire Derbyshire and East Coast Railway: 2 (English, Paperback) Chris Booth

    The planned LD&ECR from Warrington to Sutton-on-Sea only saw the Chesterfield-Lincoln route completed. Built to move coal, the self-styled `Dukeries Route' is seen through the lenses of photographers. This is a photographic journey bringing you the story of the railway from the early days to its final days and the last coal train to use the route.

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  • Free Boots and Back-to-Backs by Maureen Harvey
    Free Boots and Back-to-Backs (Paperback) Maureen Harvey

    Born in 1946, Maureen Harvey was brought up in a poor working-class household in Birmingham at a time when the city was still a major manufacturing centre....

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  • Shaftesbury Through Time by Roger Guttridge
    Shaftesbury Through Time (Paperback) Roger Guttridge

    This fascinating selection of photographs shows how Shaftesbury has changed and developed over the last century.

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  • Tracing Your Ancestors from 1066 to 1837 by Jonathan Oates
    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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  • 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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  • Secret Chesterfield by Richard Bradley
    Secret Chesterfield (Paperback) Richard Bradley

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

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  • York in 50 Buildings by Andrew Graham
    York in 50 Buildings (Paperback) Andrew Graham

    Explores the rich and fascinating history of York through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.

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  • From Lostwithiel to the China Clay Rails by Bernard Mills
    From Lostwithiel to the China Clay Rails (English, Paperback) Bernard Mills

    From Lostwithiel to the China Clay Rails is a book of contrasts, for example we see High Speed Trains that come in summer from London and Scotland travelling at twenty five miles per hour on a railway originally built as a horse drawn tramway for china clay to reach the sea. All shown in full colour.

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  • Tracing History Through Title Deeds by Nat Alcock
    Tracing History Through Title Deeds (English, Paperback) Nat Alcock

    Essential guide for family and local historians to property title deeds

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  • The Regents Canal
    The Regents Canal (English, Paperback)

    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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  • Grimsby Streets by Emma Lingard
    Grimsby Streets (English, Paperback) Emma Lingard

    Unseen photographs of Grimsby.

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