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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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A People's History of Scotland

Written by Chris Bambery


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $19.95

A People’s History of Scotland looks beyond the kings and queens, the battles and bloody defeats of the past. It captures the history that matters today, stories of freedom fighters, suffragettes, the workers of Red Clydeside, and the hardship and protest of the treacherous Thatcher era.

With riveting storytelling, Chris Bambery recounts the struggles for nationhood. He... Read more >
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A People's History of Scotland
A People's History of Scotland
Written by Chris Bambery
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781682845
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A People's History of Scotland

Written by Chris Bambery


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $24.95

A People’s History of Scotland looks beyond the kings and queens, the battles and bloody defeats of the past. It captures the history that matters today, stories of freedom fighters, suffragettes, the workers of Red Clydeside, and the hardship and protest of the treacherous Thatcher era.

With riveting storytelling, Chris Bambery recounts the struggles for nationhood. He... Read more >
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Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914
Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914
Written by MacDonald Gill
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402745
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Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914

Written by MacDonald Gill


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $9.95

British architect and artist, MacDonald Gill, was commissioned to create a poster-sized map of central London  prominently featuring the city's numerous new "Tube" stations. Gill's cartoon-styled map was part of a finely tuned advertising campaign promoting the concept of easy access by public transport to all the marvels of the bourgeoning metropolis... Read more >
London's Sewers

Written by Paul Dobraszczyk


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

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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Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s

Written by Mark Armstrong


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

The 1960s is one of the most exciting fashion decades of the twentieth century,
where British pop and youth culture created a stylish look that set trends all around the world. This book reveals how the 1960s British look was inspired by social changes and championed by innovative new designers like Mary Quant. Their unconventional... Read more >
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British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s
British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814320
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British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

Nobody built sports cars like British manufacturers in the 1950s and 1960s. There was something very special about the combination of low-slung open two-seater bodywork with a spartan interior, a slick sporting gearchange and a rorty exhaust note. This was wind-in-the-hair motoring, and it was affordable by the average young man...

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Garden Cities
Garden Cities
Written by Sarah Rutherford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813422
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Garden Cities

Written by Sarah Rutherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

Garden Cities: the phrase is redolent of Arts and Crafts values and nineteenth-century utopianism. But despite being the culmination of a range of influential movements, and having global influence themselves, in fact there were only ever two true, self-contained Garden Cities in England – far more numerous were Garden Suburbs and... Read more >
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Icehouses
Icehouses
Written by Tim Buxbaum
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813002
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Icehouses

Written by Tim Buxbaum


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

In the days before refrigeration, icehouses were designed to store ice in bulk for summertime use. This book examines icehouses in Britain, where they were built in increasing numbers from the early seventeenth century, initially to provide chilled refreshment for the wealthy. By the mid nineteenth century most country estates would... Read more >
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Icehouses

Written by Tim Buxbaum


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

In the days before refrigeration, the very wealthy would use specially designed icehouses to store food from one season to the next. This book examines the design and development of icehouses, using many illustrations to explain how they worked and how they improved as scientific knowledge increased. With a detailed description... Read more >
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Medium Mark A Whippet
Medium Mark A Whippet
Written by David Fletcher, Illustrated by Henry Morshead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003984
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Medium Mark A Whippet

Written by David Fletcher
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $17.95

This title looks at the Medium Mark A Whippet, one of the most successful British tanks of World War I and, when placed alongside existing titles covering the Mark I, Mark IV and Mark V, completes the New Vanguard series' coverage of the major British tanks of the war. The evolution... Read more >
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Medium Mark A Whippet

Written by David Fletcher
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $17.95

This title looks at the Medium Mark A Whippet, one of the most successful British tanks of World War I and, when placed alongside existing titles covering the Mark I, Mark IV and Mark V, completes the New Vanguard series' coverage of the major British tanks of the war. The evolution... Read more >
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Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s
Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s
Written by Mark Armstrong
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812487
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Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s

Written by Mark Armstrong


Format: Trade Paperback, 6500 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

The 1960s is one of the most exciting fashion decades of the twentieth century,
where British pop and youth culture created a stylish look that set trends all around the world. This book reveals how the 1960s British look was inspired by social changes and championed by innovative new designers like Mary Quant. Their unconventional... Read more >
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The Weaker Vessel
The Weaker Vessel
Written by Antonia Fraser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153416
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The Weaker Vessel
Women's Lot in Seventeenth-Century England
Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

The renowned historian and biographer Lady Antonia Fraser, author of Marie Antoinette, investigates the lot of women in seventeenth-century England. Drawing on period diaries, letters, and other papers, Fraser sketches portraits of a variety of women, both highborn and humble, during the tumultuous century between the death of Elizabeth and Queen... Read more >
Faith and Treason
Faith and Treason
Written by Antonia Fraser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152624
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Faith and Treason
The Story of the Gunpowder Plot
Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2014
Price: $13.99

In England, November 5 is Guy Fawkes Day, when fireworks displays commemorate the shocking moment in 1605 when government authorities uncovered a secret plan to blow up the House of Parliament--and King James I along with it. A group of English Catholics, seeking to unseat the king and reintroduce Catholicism as... Read more >
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A Century of Railway Travel
A Century of Railway Travel
Written by Paul Atterbury
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747813736
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A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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A Century of Royalty
A Century of Royalty
Written by Ed West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747812739
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A Century of Royalty

Written by Ed West


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

The British royal family has endured remarkably in a remarkable, tumultuous century from 1910-2010 when many of the crown heads of Europe faced revolution and exile. Through a constitutional crisis, abdication, divorces, tragic deaths and unseemly scandals, the British royal family has shown an instinct for survival, tapping into the pulse... Read more >
A Century of Royalty

Written by Edward West


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

When Edward VII’s funeral cortege passed through central London in 1910, the thousands that took to the streets little realised that many of the crown heads of Europe who followed the coffin were shortly to face revolution and exile. But the British royal family has shown an instinct for survival that... Read more >
On Either Side, 1939
On Either Side, 1939
Written by London and NE Railway (LNER)
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402851
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On Either Side, 1939

Written by London and NE Railway (LNER)


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $11.95

First issued in 1939 by Britain’s LNER rail line as a companion to the East Coast journey, this charming book gives a fascinating glimpse of rail travel and history. Describing the principal features of interest along the route from London King’s Cross to Scotland, it roughly follows the historic route first... Read more >
Fall Gelb 1940 (1)
Fall Gelb 1940 (1)
Written by Doug Dildy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782006442
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Fall Gelb 1940 (1)
Panzer Breakthrough in the West
Written by Doug Dildy


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $21.95

The German blitzkrieg conquest of France and the Low Countries (via the Ardennes, Arras, and Dunkirk) in May and June of 1940 has never been surpassed in the history of warfare in that no clash between such great and apparently equal forces has been decided so swiftly and conclusively. Not deigning... Read more >
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Fall Gelb 1940 (1)
Panzer breakthrough in the West
Written by Doug Dildy


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $21.95

The German blitzkrieg conquest of France and the Low Countries (via the Ardennes, Arras, and Dunkirk) in May and June of 1940 has never been surpassed in the history of warfare in that no clash between such great and apparently equal forces has been decided so swiftly and conclusively. Not deigning... Read more >
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