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British Campaign Medals of the First World War

Written by Peter Duckers


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

Britain has issued medals rewarding war service since at least the early nineteenth century, and increasingly through the period of its imperial expansion prior to 1914, but examples of many of the early types are now scarce. However, few families escaped some involvement with "the Great War" of 1914-18, and many... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

A century may now have passed since the Great War, but the stories of everyday soldiers serving in miserable and life-threatening conditions still have a sobering sense of immediacy. Personal records, photographs and sentimental possessions that bring us even closer to the soldier as a person have often become valuable heirlooms... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
British Army Cap Badges of the Second World War

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

For the British army, the cap badge is the most easily identifiable of insignia. It represents a distillation of the pride of the regiment, its various battle honours and symbols born proudly on the metallic emblem that was worn on all head-dress, even in the age of mechanised warfare. Identification of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Clarice Cliff

Written by Will Farmer


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

There are few pieces of pottery more recognizable than those designed by Clarice Cliff. For many the epitome of Art Deco, and 1930s style, characterised by bold color and lines, geometric shapes, and stylized representations of the countryside, Clarice Cliff's 'Bizarre' pottery is widely collected all over the world.

This book traces... Read more >
British Gallantry Awards 1855-2000

Written by Peter Duckers


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

This book surveys the British decorations and medals from the origins in the Crimean War of 1854-6 up to the end of the twentieth century. Read more >
Buckles

Written by Gillian Meredith
Illustrated by Alan Meredith


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

The humble buckle is an oft-taken for granted fastening, yet its usefulness and sturdiness has ensured that it has survived from ancient times through to the present day. The author provides a comprehensive typology of buckles, from the earliest designs to the most recent uses. With detailed records of the types... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Poole Pottery

Written by Will Farmer
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Poole Pottery is recognized as one of the most distinctive and most collected potteries of the twentieth century. Founded by Jesse Carter in 1873, by the 1880s the factory was well known for its tiling products, mosaic flooring and advertising panels. After the turn of the century the company flourished in... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Beswick Pottery

Written by Val Baynton


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Beswick is typical of the numerous small scale ceramic factories founded towards the end of the Victorian era and manufacturing through the first two thirds of the 20th century. Like many of these companies Beswick produced a mix of tableware and sculptural ceramics adjusting its designs to take account of the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Susie Cooper

Written by Alan Marshall


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

During her 65-year career, Susie Cooper introduced more than 4,500 ceramic patterns and shapes, making her one of the most prolific, versatile and influential designers the industry has ever seen. Between the 1920s and 1980s she moved from the bold hand-painting of the jazz age through delicate wash banding and aerograph... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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