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Speed Kings
(Paperback)
Andy Bull
 
Clifford Gray was a notorious playboy and a player on both Broadway and Hollywood. Or was he? His identity was a mystery for decades. Jay O'Brien was a gambler and...
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Maggs's Railway Curiosities
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Colin G. Maggs
 
A remarkable compendium of oddities, curiosities and little-known facts about the history of Britain's railways.
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A Curious Guide to London
(Hardback)
Simon Leyland
From petticoat duels and lucky cats to the Stiffs Express, Lord Nelson's spare nose, the Piccadilly earthquake and the Great Beer Flood of 1814, this book takes you on a...
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The London County Council Bomb Damage...
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London Metropolitan Archives; ...
 
The attack on London between 1939 and 1945 is one of the most significant events in the city's modern history, the impact of which can still be seen in its...
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Abandoned Places: 60 Stories of ...
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Richard Happer
 
Ghost towns, empty streets, crumbling ruins and lost empires this book reveals these and other deserted places. Many places featured were once populated and now sit unoccupied, modern day ruins...
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A History of London in 50 Lives
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David Long
 
Meet 50 of the English capital's most eccentric, revolutionary, bloodthirsty, ingenious and generally extraordinary characters
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Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet
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Mark Cocker
Describes all the wildlife in the village - not just birds, but plants, trees, mammals, hoverflies, moths, butterflies, bush crickets, grasshoppers, ants and bumblebees. This book explores how these other...
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Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
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Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
 
Collects tales such as: "The Frog Prince"; "Hansel and Grettel"; "Ashputtel"; and, the original "Cinderella".
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Choose Your Weapons: The British...
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Douglas Hurd
 
'A page-turning book about the history of British foreign policy' INDEPENDENT
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London's Strangest: The Thames:...
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Iain Spragg
 
The 19th-century MP John Burns described the Thames as 'liquid history' and ever since the Romans founded Londinium in 43 AD, the river has played a key cultural and...
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The Birds of America
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John James Audubon
 
A complete edition of John James Audubon's world famous The Birds of America, bound in linen and beautifully presented in a special slipcase. To create this edition of Audubon's masterpiece...
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The Valley: A Hundred Years in the...
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Richard Benson
 
The close-knit villages of the Dearne Valley were home to four generations of the Hollingworth family. Spanning Richard Benson's great-grandmother Winnie's ninety-two...
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Ask the Past: Pertinent and...
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Elizabeth Archibald
 
Want to know how to garden with lobsters? How to sober up? Grow a beard? Or, simply, how to make a perfect cheesy omelette? This book offers a vision of...
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Three Men and a Bradshaw
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John George Freeman
 
Quintessentially British, this book collects the holiday journals of John Freeman, who travelled Britain with his brothers during the 1870s. It contains records of their trips, much of which, may...
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Faulks on Fiction
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Sebastian Faulks
 
Ever since "Robinson Crusoe" in 1719, the novel has introduced British readers to truly unforgettable characters - people in whom we can find deeper understanding of our own lives. This...
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The Family Project: A Creative...
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Harriet Green; John-Paul Flintoff
 
Every family has a story to tell. Wouldn't it be great to record them before they're lost to history? The authors are journalists who have spent years drawing the best...
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