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  • Animal Lore and Legend by Ruth Binney
    Animal Lore and Legend (Hardback) Ruth Binney

    A wealth of stories, myths and legends about animals are gathered together in this fascinating book. Here you will discover traditional wisdom and also highly fanciful superstitions, intriguing tales and amusing anecdotes. Sequel to Plant Lore and Legend.

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  • Scotland by Douglas Skelton
    Scotland (Hardback) Douglas Skelton

    This is a unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the unique history of Scotland. Scotland's long history is an extraordinarily rich source of amazing facts, whether your interest is political, social, architectural or historical.

    $13.10 $14.14
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  • London Underground by Stephen Halliday
    London Underground (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A fascinating reference to the history of the London Underground that reveals new insights into the history of the iconic transport system. Discover tales of the first lines and the steam trains that ran along them, abandoned ghost stations, or the latest facts on Crossrail - the perfect gift for commuters, tourists and railway enthusiasts alike.

    $12.46 $14.14
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  • Ireland by Sarah Elliott
    Ireland (Hardback) Sarah Elliott

    This is a unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the unique history of Ireland. Ireland's long history is an extraordinarily rich source of amazing facts, whether your interest is political, social, architectural or historical.

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  • The English Countryside by Ruth Binney
    The English Countryside (Hardback) Ruth Binney

    This fascinating and entertaining book explores the flora and fauna, quirky country customs and traditions, the nature and history that give the English countryside its unique charm and special identity. From the standing stones and carvings of our ancestors to the habits of the wildlife living in the hedgerows and woodlands.

    $13.03 $14.14
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  • Plant Lore and Legend by Ruth Binney
    Plant Lore and Legend (Hardback) Ruth Binney

    Trying to understand the wonders and mysteries of the natural world has been a human preoccupation since the earliest times. It is therefore hardly surprising that from all corners of the globe a wealth of stories, myths and legends about plants has been passed down to us, gathered together in this fascinating volume.

    $13.08 $14.14
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  • London by Stephen Halliday
    London (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the history of Britain's capital, London.

    $15.18 $23.00
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  • London at War by Stephen Halliday
    London at War (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A unique collection of surprising revelations, heroic deeds and other quirky pieces of trivia from the conflicts that have shaped London's fascinating past. From British wartime commanders and other characters who called London their home, through the privations of war and their social impact, to the devastation caused by the Blitz.

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  • Shakespeare by Joseph Piercy
    Shakespeare (Hardback) Joseph Piercy

    A fascinating collection of revelations, quirky characters and other amazing pieces of trivia from the world of Shakespeare's. From the stories behind his well-known plays and poems, through the actors and theatres that have entertained his works, to his legacy in popular culture and beyond, the history of his life and times is revealed.

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  • Jane Austen by Henrietta Heald
    Jane Austen (Hardback) Henrietta Heald

    In this absorbing collection of stories and trivia readers will find answers to the amazing and extraordinary aspects of Austen's life, work and legacy. From her development as a world-class author, secrets of her own life and loves, through insights into her novels and their characters along with the changing reception to them over the years.

    $13.06 $14.14
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  • Churchill by Joseph Piercy
    Churchill (Hardback) Joseph Piercy

    In this absorbing collection of stories and trivia, readers will find answers to amazing aspects of Churchill's life, career and legacy. From his courageous leadership during WWII, through intriguing insights into his powerful speeches, sharp wit and tumultuous career, as well as his accomplishments in personal life.

    $12.60 $14.14
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  • Cathedrals and Abbeys by Stephen Halliday
    Cathedrals and Abbeys (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A fascinating reference to the history of the Cathedrals and Abbeys of the UK and Ireland.

    $12.53 $14.14
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  • Railways by Julian Holland
    Railways (Hardback) Julian Holland

    A fascinating and diverse collection of British railway facts and stories. Travel back to the age of steam to discover the world's oldest active steam locomotive or ponder the failure of Brunel's atmospheric railway, before reading the rags-to riches tale of Frank Hornby. Discover the longest tunnels, widest bridges and most powerful locomotives.

    $12.63 $14.14
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  • A Word to the Wise by Ruth Binney
    A Word to the Wise (Hardback) Ruth Binney

    This fascinating compilation of accumulated wisdom includes traditional sayings and superstitions to explain whether, and why, they still work today. With advice on the practical necessities of cooking, gardening, housekeeping and health, as well as proverbial wisdom concerning good behaviour for children, adults and life in general.

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  • London by Stephen Halliday
    London (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    This is a unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the unique history of Britain's capital. London's long history is an extraordinarily rich source of amazing facts, whether your interest is political, social, architectural or historical.

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  • The English Countryside by Ruth Binney
    The English Countryside (Hardback) Ruth Binney

    Explores the flora and fauna, customs and traditions that give the English countryside its unique charm and special identity. From the standing stones and carvings of our ancestors to the modern farming methods and woodland management, this title lets you discover many facts about rural England.

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  • Amazing and Extraordinary Railway Facts by Julian Holland
    Amazing and Extraordinary Railway Facts (Hardback) Julian Holland

    A collection of British railway facts and stories to read in any spare moment. It includes lists of longest tunnels, widest bridges and powerful locomotives. It looks at the dismal failure of Brunel's atmospheric railway in South Devon.

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  • Amazing and Extraordinary London Underground Facts by Stephen Halliday
    Amazing and Extraordinary London Underground Facts (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A reference to the history of the London Underground that reveals fresh insights into the history of the iconic transport system. It helps to discover the tales of the building of the first lines in the mid-nineteenth century and the steam trains that ran along them, and the abandoned ghost stations.

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  • The The No.1 Book of Numbers by Ruth Binney
    The The No.1 Book of Numbers (Hardback) Ruth Binney

    Why is 7 a lucky number and 13 unlucky? Why does a jury traditionally have `12 good men and true', and why are there 24 hours in the day? This fascinating book explores the world of numbers from pin numbers to book titles, and from the sixfold shape of snowflakes to the way our roads, houses and telephone numbers are designated in fact and fiction.

    $20.25
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