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Bungalows
Bungalows
Written by Kathryn Ferry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812562
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Bungalows

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $12.95

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its... Read more >
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London Night and Day, 1951
London Night and Day, 1951
Written by Old House Books
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402936
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London Night and Day, 1951
A Guide to Where the Other Books Don't Take You
Written by Old House Books


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.95

This unusual and entertaining guide to the capital gives a snapshot of the best places to visit. Arranged by hour of the day, it takes the reader on a journey around 1950s London, from your morning walk to your visit to the Turkish Bath and late-night taxi home. Includes recommended restaurants... Read more >
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Outcast London
Outcast London
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680124
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

 At the time the largest city in the world, Victorian London intrigued and appalled politicians, clergymen, novelists and social investigators. Dickens, Mayhew, Booth, Gissing and George Bernard Shaw, to name but a few, developed a morbid fascination with its sullied streets and the sensational gulf between London classes. Outcast London  explores the London economy, in... Read more >
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Victorian middle and upper classes felt increasingly threatened by the masses of “outcast London.” Gareth Stedman Jones, working from a mass of statistical and documentary evidence, argues that after 1850 London passed through a crisis of social and economic development. Outcast London is... Read more >
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Smugglers and Smuggling
Smugglers and Smuggling
Written by Trevor May
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812074
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Smugglers and Smuggling
in Britain, 1700-1850
Written by Trevor May


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $12.95

Smuggling was rife in Britain between the seventeenth century and the mid-nineteenth century, and smugglers have come to be highly romanticized as cheeky rogues, cunningly evading heavy taxes imposed by an overbearing government. In reality, many smugglers were prepared to use excessive force as often as they used cunning, and the... Read more >
Soldiers' Songs and Slang of the Great War

Written by Martin Pegler


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

Have you ever "gotten dirty at the crossroads" in a "knocking shop"? Or been in a "bun-fight"? Can you sing "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?", "Bicycle Built for Two" or "Danny Boy"? Soldiers' Songs and Slang of the Great War explains the meaning and origins of the language and songs... Read more >
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The Darkest Days
The Darkest Days
Written by Douglas Newton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781683507
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The Darkest Days
The Truth Behind Britain's Rush to War, 1914
Written by Douglas Newton


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $34.95

The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War may be commemorated by some as a great moment of national history. But the standard history of Britain’s choice for war is far from the truth. Using a wide range of sources, including the personal papers of many of the key...

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The Darkest Days
The Truth Behind Britain's Rush to War, 1914
Written by Douglas Newton


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $29.95

The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War may be commemorated by some as a great moment of national history. But the standard history of Britain’s choice for war is far from the truth. Using a wide range of sources, including the personal papers of many of the key...

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From Fatwa to Jihad
From Fatwa to Jihad
Written by Kenan Malik
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194059
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From Fatwa to Jihad
The Rushdie Affair and Its Aftermath
Written by Kenan Malik


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $22.00

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
A Finalist for the George Orwell Book Prize

“It would be absurd to think that a book can cause riots,” Salman Rushdie asserted just months before the publication of his novel The Satanic Verses. But that’s exactly what happened. In England, protests started just months after... Read more >
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The Heir Apparent
The Heir Apparent
Written by Jane Ridley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812972634
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The Heir Apparent
A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Written by Jane Ridley


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE BOSTON GLOBE

This richly entertaining biography chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria’s firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has... Read more >
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Bungalows

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

 A bungalow is now understood to be a single story home but that definition is a modern one and when introduced to Britain in the late 1860s the bungalow concept implied much more. Its origins lay in India where the native dwelling of Bengal was appropriated by colonial officials. On its... Read more >
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London Night and Day, 1951
A Guide to Where the Other Books Don't Take You
Written by Old House Books


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

This unusual and entertaining guide to the capital gives a snapshot of the best places to visit. Arranged by hour of the day, it takes the reader on a journey around 1950s London, from your morning walk to your visit to the Turkish Bath and late-night taxi home. Includes recommended restaurants... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Complete Etiquette for Ladies
Complete Etiquette for Ladies
Written by Samuel O. Beeton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402097
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Complete Etiquette for Ladies

Written by Samuel O. Beeton


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2014
Price: $19.95

“In conversing with gentlemen, try to not fall into the too common practice of talking to them nothing but nonsense...”

First published in 1876, Complete Etiquette for Ladies aimed to instruct English women of all ages and situations on the finer points of proper comportment in Victorian society. Penned by Samuel... Read more >
Captain Swing
Captain Swing
Written by Eric Hobsbawm and George Rude
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681800
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Captain Swing

Written by Eric Hobsbawm and George Rude


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

The classic social history of the Great English Agricultural Uprising of 1839 by two of the greatest historians of our age.

In our increasingly mechanized age, the Swing revolts are a timely record of the relationship between technological advance, labour and poverty.With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, capitalism swept from the... Read more >
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Captain Swing

Written by Eric Hobsbawm and George Rude


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

The classic social history of the Great English Agricultural Uprising of 1830, from one of the greatest historians of our age. For generation upon generation, the English farm laborer lived in poverty and degradation. With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, however, new forces came into play—and when capitalism swept from... Read more >
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A Spy Among Friends
A Spy Among Friends
Written by Ben Macintyre, Afterword by John Le Carre
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804136631
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A Spy Among Friends
Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre
Afterword by John Le Carre


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $27.00

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre’s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century’s greatest spy story.


Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain’s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War—while he was secretly working for... Read more >
A Spy Among Friends
A Spy Among Friends
Written by Ben Macintyre, Afterword by John Le Carre
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804136648
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A Spy Among Friends
Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre
Afterword by John Le Carre


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $12.99

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre’s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century’s greatest spy story.


Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain’s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War—while he was secretly working for... Read more >
A Spy Among Friends
A Spy Among Friends
Written by Ben Macintyre, Afterword by John Le Carre
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804194495
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A Spy Among Friends
Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre
Afterword by John Le Carre


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $27.00

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre’s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century’s greatest spy story.


Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain’s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War—while he was secretly working for... Read more >
A Spy Among Friends
A Spy Among Friends
Written by Ben Macintyre, Read by John Lee, Afterword by John Le Carre
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553397888
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A Spy Among Friends
Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre
Read by John Lee
Afterword by John Le Carre


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $40.00

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre’s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century’s greatest spy story.


Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain’s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War—while he was secretly working for... Read more >
A Spy Among Friends
A Spy Among Friends
Written by Ben Macintyre, Read by John Lee, Afterword by John Le Carre
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ISBN: 9780553397895
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A Spy Among Friends
Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre
Read by John Lee
Afterword by John Le Carre


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $20.00

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre’s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century’s greatest spy story.


Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain’s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War—while he was secretly working for... Read more >
Consult the Oracle
Consult the Oracle
Written by Gabriel Nostradamus
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402738
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Consult the Oracle
A Victorian Guide to Folklore and Fortune Telling
Written by Gabriel Nostradamus


Format: Hardcover, 168 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $11.95

The Victorian era is renowned for its fascination with the superstitious and the spiritual; the theatrics of the magician, the fortune-teller and the seance astounded nineteenth-century audiences. This illustrated book, first published in 1900, offers a layman’s guide to "matters magical and mysterious", including how to interpret dreams, omens of good...

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Hints for the Home Guard, 1940
Hints for the Home Guard, 1940
Written by D Fitzwilliams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402721
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Hints for the Home Guard, 1940
Training and Duties: Including the Methods of Defeating an Armed Man
Written by D Fitzwilliams


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

First published in 1940, this vintage reprodcution offers advice about how to protect your local community in the event of an enemy invasion of Great Britain. It has hints and tips for attacking suspicious visitors, defending villages, what to wear on patrol and how to spot and secure a German parachutist-... Read more >
Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelsons London, c.1806
Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelsons London, c.1806
Written by Nelson Rhinebeck
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402400
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Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelsons London, c.1806

Written by Nelson Rhinebeck


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

Discovered in America in 1941, the beautiful Rhinebeck Panorama gives a tantalizing glimpse of daily life in Georgian London at the height of the Napoleonic Wars. Looking westward, buildings and ships dominate the landscape and we can also see a burning building, a man flying a kite and a receiving ship... Read more >
Stagecoach Travel

Written by Louise Allen


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

This book explores the history of travelling by stagecoach from the sixteenth century through to the end of the nineteenth century, focusing on the heyday of around 1750-1850. It looks at the improvements in road maintenance and the turnpike system, which made faster travel practical and thereby led to a great... Read more >
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London's Sewers
London's Sewers
Written by Paul Dobraszczyk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814313
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London's Sewers

Written by Paul Dobraszczyk


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $12.95

Victorian London was filthy. The city was growing at an exponential rate, and the existing systems of waste disposal could not cope, resulting in a sanitary crisis. The solution was a new drainage system for the entire city, which was constructed mainly in the 1860s. Paul Dobraszczyk charts the development and... Read more >
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