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Street Maps of Victorian London, 1863
Street Maps of Victorian London, 1863
Written by Edward Stanford
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402523
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Street Maps of Victorian London, 1863

Written by Edward Stanford


Format: Non-traditional book, 4 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $39.95

These four hand-colored maps of London in the Victorian age show all of London, including the surrounding countryside and outlying villages such as Hampstead, Stratford, Merton and Beckenham. Perfect for researchers and genealogists, they are presented in a slipcase box set and are so detailed that they show individual buildings, the... Read more >
Rocque's Map of Georgian London, 1746
Rocque's Map of Georgian London, 1746
Written by John Rocque
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402547
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Rocque's Map of Georgian London, 1746
Detailed street map
Written by John Rocque


Format: Non-traditional book, 4 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $39.95

Mapped out in 1746, Rocque’s survey of London was the most detailed of its time, and is charmingly and attractively illustrated. Produced over two sheets, it also offers enough detail for local historians and genealogists and is a fascinating portrait of Britain’s capital at the beginning of the Industrial Age.

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The Victorian Detective
The Victorian Detective
Written by Alan Moss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812838
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The Victorian Detective

Written by Alan Moss


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.95

Procedural drama TV shows consistently top the ratings and this book explores the very roots of crime solving, telling the story of the iconic Victorian detective and how he shrewdly cracked criminal cases with superior observations skills and powers of deduction. From murder to train robberies, we see how early police detectives... Read more >
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The Victorian Detective

Written by Alan Moss


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $7.95

Procedural drama TV shows consistently top the ratings and this book explores the very roots of crime solving, telling the story of the iconic Victorian detective and how he shrewdly cracked criminal cases with superior observations skills and powers of deduction. From murder to train robberies, we see how early police detectives... Read more >
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Wellington's Guns
Wellington's Guns
Written by Nick Lipscombe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780961149
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Wellington's Guns
The Untold Story of Wellington and his Artillery in the Peninsula and at Waterloo
Written by Nick Lipscombe


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $29.95

The history books have forgotten the artillery of Wellington's army during the Napoleonic Wars, but in this book Nick Lipscombe offers a study of the gunners through first-hand accounts, bringing life and color to their heroic actions.

Wellington was, without doubt, a brilliant field commander, but his leadership style was abrupt and... Read more >
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British Railways in the 1970s and 80s
British Railways in the 1970s and 80s
Written by Greg Morse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812517
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British Railways in the 1970s and 80s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: Trade Paperback, 4000 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.95

For British Rail, the 1970s was a time of contrasts, when bad jokes about sandwiches and pork pies often veiled real achievement, like increasing computerisation and the arrival of the high-speed Inter-City 125s. But while television advertisements told of an 'Age of the Train', Monday morning misery remained for many, the... Read more >
British Railways in the 1970s and '80s

Written by Greg Morse


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

For British Rail, the 1970s was a time of contrasts, when bad jokes about sandwiches and pork pies often belied real achievements, like increasing computerisation and the arrival of the high-speed Inter-City 125s. But while television advertisements told of an ‘Age of the Train’, Monday morning misery continued for many, the... Read more >
Map of the Great Fire of London, 1666
Map of the Great Fire of London, 1666
Written by Wenceslas Hollar
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402493
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Map of the Great Fire of London, 1666

Written by Wenceslas Hollar


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $9.95

In 1666 the City of London was devastated by a fire that raged for five days, leaving some of its grandest buildings in ruins and many thousands homeless. This map, commissioned by the Lord Mayor to plan the reconstruction, shows the full extent of the damage, including the streets, churches and... Read more >
Patchwork and Quilting in Britain
Patchwork and Quilting in Britain
Written by Heather Audin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812418
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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain

Written by Heather Audin


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.95

Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints at both the story of the particular household in which it was  produced and at a larger piece of social history. But quilting is by no means only historical, with the craft... Read more >
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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain

Written by Heather Audin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints both at the story of the particular household in which it was produced and at a larger piece of social history. But quilting is by no means only historical, with the craft... Read more >
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Mr Darcy's Guide to Courtship
The Secrets of Seduction from Jane Austen's Most Eligible Bachelor
Written by Emily Brand


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $10.95

Inspired by the works of Jane Austen, the amusingly tongue-in-cheek Mr Darcy’s Guide to Courtship is written from the perspective of Pride and Prejudice’s Mr. Darcy and closely based on real Regency advice manuals. It is a hilarious and irreverent picture of the social mores of the period and of how...

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The Modern Cyclist, 1923
The Modern Cyclist, 1923
Written by William Fitzwater Wray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402622
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The Modern Cyclist, 1923
For all Wayfarers
Written by William Fitzwater Wray


Format: Trade Paperback, 140 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

A guide to all aspects of cycling and vacations in Britain during the 1920s, including "learning to ride", "traps for the unwary" and "laws and customs of the road". The second section takes a tour of the roads and lodging houses of Britain and Northern France - including hints on the... Read more >
Narrow Gauge Railways
Narrow Gauge Railways
Written by Peter Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812975
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Narrow Gauge Railways

Written by Peter Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

Narrow gauge railways were a cheaper and sometimes more practical alternative to the full-scale railways that were the norm. By building tracks with a 3-foot gauge rather than a 4 ft 8-and-a-half inch gauge, construction costs could be reduced, cuttings and embankments were smaller and curves could be sharper - in... Read more >
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Narrow Gauge Railways

Written by Peter Johnson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

Narrow gauge railways were a cheaper and sometimes more practical alternative to the full-scale railways that were the norm. By building tracks with a 3-foot gauge rather than a 4 ft 8-and-a-half inch gauge, construction costs could be reduced, cuttings and embankments were smaller and curves could be sharper - in... Read more >
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Walking Jane Austen's London

Written by Louise Allen


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.95

The London of Jane Austen's world and imagination comes to life in this themed guidebook of nine walking tours from well-known landmarks to hidden treasures --each evoking the time and culture of Regency England which so influenced Austen's wise perspective and astute insight in novels such as Pride and Prejudice. Extensively... Read more >
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Legendary Beasts of Britain
Legendary Beasts of Britain
Written by Julia Cresswell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812043
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Legendary Beasts of Britain

Written by Julia Cresswell


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $12.95

From mythical legends -dragons, unicorns, mermaids, sea serpents, griffins, yales, and wyverns -to contemporary tall-tales such as big cats on the moors and the Loch Ness Monster, the British imagination has ever been stalked by fantastic beasts. These creatures find their origins in folklore, literature, heraldry and religion and are vividly... Read more >
Enlightenment Volume 1
Enlightenment Volume 1
Written by Peter Gay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831378
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Enlightenment Volume 1

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The eighteenth century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modern age when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress came to hold sway over the Western world. In the twentieth century, however, the Enlightenment has often been judged harshly for its apparently simplistic optimism. Here a master historian goes... Read more >
Enlightenment Volume 2
Enlightenment Volume 2
Written by Peter Gay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831453
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Enlightenment Volume 2

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The Science of Freedom completes Peter Gay's brilliant reinterpretation begun in The Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Paganism. In the present book, he describes the philosophes' program and their views of society. His masterful appraisal opens a new range of insights into the Enlightenment's critical method and its humane and libertarian... Read more >
Walking Jane Austen's London
Walking Jane Austen's London
Written by Louise Allen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812951
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Walking Jane Austen's London

Written by Louise Allen


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $15.95

The London of Jane Austen's world and imagination comes to life in this themed guidebook of nine walking tours from well-known landmarks to hidden treasures --each evoking the time and culture of Regency England which so influenced Austen's wise perspective and astute insight in novels such as Pride and Prejudice. Extensively... Read more >
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The British Army 1939-45 (1)
North-West Europe
Written by Martin Brayley
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $13.95

The Second World War was Britain's last as a world power. For a year it saw Britain standing alone against the fascist dictatorships; winning it cost the sacrifice of the entire national wealth. This first book of three describes the uniforms developed for European service. It traces the appearance of the... Read more >
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The British Army 1939-45 (3)
The Far East
Written by Martin Brayley
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $13.95

The lightning Japanese offensives in the Far East in 1941/42 inflicted a series of costly defeats on the ill-prepared and badly supported British Commonwealth forces in Malaya and Burma. The 'forgotten' 14th Army on the India-Burma border slowly built up its strength and its tactical expertise; and Wingate's 'Chindits' proved that... Read more >
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British Territorial Units 1914-18

Written by Ray Westlake
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $13.95

In his Army Reforms of 1906/07 the Secretary of State for War, Richard Burdon Haldane, provided for an expeditionary force - the Regular Army supplemented by the old Militia - and a new organisation intended for home defence, the Territorial Force. This new 'Citizen's Army' was formed by the transfer of... Read more >
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Gypsies of Britain
Gypsies of Britain
Written by Janet Keet-Black
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812364
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Gypsies of Britain

Written by Janet Keet-Black


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $12.95

This title tells the story of the Romany Gypsies in Britain. Where they came from, how they arrived. It explores their travelling way of life and their traditional occupations, including harvesting, making baskets, dealing in horses, fortune telling and rat catching to royalty. Their impact on traditional museum dancing. It reveals... Read more >
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Gypsies of Britain

Written by Janet Keet-Black


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $7.95

This title tells the story of the Romany Gypsies in Britain. Where they came from, how they arrived. It explores their travelling way of life and their traditional occupations, including harvesting, making baskets, dealing in horses, fortune telling and rat catching to royalty. Their impact on traditional museum dancing. It reveals... Read more >
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New College School, Oxford
A History
Written by Matthew Jenkinson


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $11.99

New College School is one of the oldest continually functioning schools in the United Kingdom and, indeed, the world. It was founded in 1379 by William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester, to provide choristers for the chapel of New College, Oxford. Since then the School has had a peripatetic existence, occupying... Read more >
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