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  • Mountain of the Dead
    Mountain of the Dead (English, Paperback) Keith McCloskey

    In January 1959, ten experienced young skiers set out for Mount Otorten in the far north of Russia. While one of the skiers fell ill and returned., the remaining nine lost their way and ended up on another mountain slope known as Kholat Syakhl (or `Mountain of the Dead').

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  • Flint Knapping
    Flint Knapping (English, Paperback) Robert Turner

    Flint knapping, which is the shaping of flint or other fracturing stone to manufacture tools, was one of the primary skills used for survival by our prehistoric ancestors.

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  • Knitting for Tommy
    Knitting for Tommy (English, Paperback) Gosling In Association With Mary Evans Picture Library, Lucinda, Mary Evans Picture Library

    `Knitting for Tommy' explores the knitting craze through magazine adverts, postcards, cartoons and photographs of the day, as well as offering a guide to kitting out your own First World War Tommy using original knitting patterns.

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  • The Little Book of Westmeath
    The Little Book of Westmeath (English, Hardback) Ruth Illingworth

    The Little Book of Westmeath is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Westmeath. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage and the secrets of this fascinating county.

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  • The Lighthouse
    The Lighthouse (English, Paperback) Keith McCloskey

    On 26 December 1900, the vessel Hesperus arrived at Eilean Mor in the remote Outer Hebrides with a relief lighthouseman and fresh provisions. The relief keeper, Joseph Moore, found the lighthouse to be completely deserted, and a subsequent search of the island failed to reveal any sign of what had happened to the three keepers.

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  • The Tank Factory
    The Tank Factory (English, Paperback) William Suttie

    Despite being the inventor of the tank and responsible for campaign-winning tactics, by the start of the Second World War the United Kingdom had fallen well behind other nations in the design and build of armoured vehicles.

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  • A Gentleman's Guide to Beard and Moustache Management
    A Gentleman's Guide to Beard and Moustache Management (English, Hardback) Chris Martin

    and a perambulation through hirsute history, including an explanation of why the beard was considered sacred by the ancient Greeks and slovenly by ancient Romans. the Goatee or the Spade - peruse this book for hints and tips of how to handle your facial fuzz.

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  • The Unseen Mauretania (1907)
    The Unseen Mauretania (1907) (English, Hardback) J. Kent Layton

    Showcasing photographs and illustrations from a variety of collectors' archives, The Unseen Mauretania 1907 reveals the Cunard company's most luxurious ocean liner of the early twentieth century as you have never known her before.

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  • British Forces Motorcycles 1925-1945
    British Forces Motorcycles 1925-1945 (English, Hardback) Chris Orchard, Steve Madden

    The definitive guide to the motorcycles of the British armed forces

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  • Narrow Boat
    Narrow Boat (English, Paperback) L. T. C. Rolt

    First published in 1944, and now reissued with new black-and-white illustrations and a foreword by Jo Bell, Canal Laureate, this book has become a classic on its subject, and may be said to have started a revival of interest in the English waterways.

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  • Red Roses
    Red Roses (English, Paperback) Amy Licence

    The Wars of the Roses were not just fought by men on the battlefield. Behind the scenes, there were daughters, wives, mistresses, mothers and queens whose lives and influences helped shape the most dramatic of English conflicts.

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  • The Secret Queen
    The Secret Queen (English, Paperback) John Ashdown-Hill

    When Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his sons (the `Princes in the Tower'). John Ashdown-Hill argues that Eleanor Talbot was married to Edward IV, and that therefore Edward's subsequent union with Elizabeth Widville was bigamous, making her children illegitimate.

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  • A 1950s Housewife
    A 1950s Housewife (English, Paperback) Sheila Hardy

    Being a housewife in the 1950s was quite a different experience to today. A 1950s Housewife collects heart-warming personal anecdotes from women who embarked on married life during this fascinating post-war period, providing a trip down memory lane for any wife or child of the 1950s.

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  • Iga and Koka Ninja Skills
    Iga and Koka Ninja Skills (English, Paperback) Antony Cummins, Yoshie Minami

    'A retainer of our domain, Renpeido Chikamatsu Hikonoshin Shigenori, each morning washed his face and hands, dressed himself in Hakama and prayed in front of the kamidana alter ...His prayer was thus: "Please afford me success in war." He kept to this routine all through his life.' ...

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  • British Leyland Motor Corporation 1968-2005
    British Leyland Motor Corporation 1968-2005 (English, Paperback) Mike Carver, Nick Seale

    British Leyland Motor Corporation, formed in the wake of the post-war manufacturing boom, brought together almost all the British-owned car and commercial vehicle companies that then existed.

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  • The Mistress of Mayfair
    The Mistress of Mayfair (English, Hardback) Lyndsy Spence

    The Mistress of Mayfair

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

    Britain's Toy Car Wars

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  • Looking Down the Corridors
    Looking Down the Corridors (English, Paperback) Kevin Wright, Peter Jefferies

    For the first time, using recently declassified materials and extensive interviews with those involved, Looking Down the Corridors provides a detailed account and analysis of these operations and their unique contribution to the Cold War.

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  • Buried Lives
    Buried Lives (English, Paperback) Robin Bury

    Buried Lives: The Protestants of Southern Ireland

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  • My Heart is Bleeding
    My Heart is Bleeding (English, Paperback) Johnny Tudor

    Written by Dorothy's good friend Johnny Tudor, this fascinating first biography of a Welsh singing phenomenon is an unprecedented insight into the glitz and glamour of 1940s and '50s Hollywood.

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