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  • The History of Rasselas: Prince of Abyssinia

    The History of Rasselas: Prince of Abyssinia
    av Samuel Johnson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845883485

    A humorous moral fable and satire, Rasselas is the only extended work of fiction by Samuel Johnson. It tells the story of Rasselas, a prince of Abyssinia, who escapes the pleasant but boring Happy Valley of his birth, along with his mentor, Imlac, h…

  • The Rise of Silas Lapham

    The Rise of Silas Lapham
    av William Dean Howells

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845880415

    Rise of Silas Lapham

  • Ireland's Suffragettes

    Ireland's Suffragettes
    av Sarah-Beth Watkins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845888244

    Ireland's Suffragettes is a collection of biographical essays introducing the suffragettes who influenced Ireland's struggle for women's rights. Many of the women were political activists while others became militant suffragettes between 1912 and 19…

  • Ascend or Die

    Ascend or Die
    av Bryan MacMahon, Frank McNally, Bryan MacMahon

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845889852

    Richard Crosbie (1756-1824) is rightly celebrated as Ireland's first aeronaut. Inspired by balloon experiments in France, he constructed a hydrogen balloon with the aim of flying across the Irish Sea. A crowd of 20,000 people witnessed his first fli…

  • The Churches of Cork City

    The Churches of Cork City
    av Antoin O'Callaghan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845888930

    The churches, chapels and meeting houses of Cork are the bedrock of the city. They represent the finest of architecture, house some of our most treasured art and their development mirrors and records the growth of the city itself. A comprehensive an…

  • The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice

    The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice
    av Wilkie Collins

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845883577

    This fast-paced psychological thriller, like many of Wilkie Collins' novels, has been instrumental in the development of the detective novel as a distinct literary genre and inspired later writers of crime fiction such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Mov…

  • Cranford

    av Elizabeth Gaskell

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845886165

    Presents a collection of linked short stories about the inhabitants of the eponymous small provincial town. Interweaving comic episodes with social comment, this title is a celebration of the better side of human nature, in which kindness and genero…

  • Alfreton & District

    Alfreton & District
    av Bill Naphy

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845882440

    The area around Alfreton was a typical mining district, but now the mines have gone. This collection shows how the surrounds have changed over the past one hundred years.

  • Ross-on-Wye

    av Tom Rigby

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845883102

    Presents a pictorial history of Ross-on-Wye through a series of photographs and images.

  • For The Term Of His Natural Life

    For The Term Of His Natural Life
    av Marcus Clarke

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845880828

    Forced to conceal his identity and forego his inheritance, Rufus Dawes is unjustly implicated in his father's murder, convicted of theft and sentenced to be transported to Australia, where he encounters the brutality of the penal system. First publi…

  • Mr Facey Romford's Hounds

    Mr Facey Romford's Hounds
    av R S Surtees

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845882259

    Facey is a trickster who takes advantage of society's greed and gullibility, and gets away with it. This brisk, entertaining novel is the sequel to Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour.

  • 1916 and All That

    1916 and All That
    av C. M. Boylan

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845887490

    1916 and All That

  • Storms And Dreams

    Storms And Dreams
    av John Dunmore

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845880767

    Storms and Dreams

  • Ancient & Holy Wells of Dublin

    Ancient & Holy Wells of Dublin
    av Gary Branigan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845887537

    Holy Wells began life as sacred pagan sites, and were gradually assimilated into the early Celtic Christian in an effort to convert the native masses. Many have seen the rise and fall of Catholicism and some now see pagan visitations once again. The…

  • Would You Like to Be Buried with My People?

    Would You Like to Be Buried with My People?
    av Kerstin Mierke

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845885717

    Would you like to be buried with my people?

  • Citizen of the World

    Citizen of the World
    av Oliver Goldsmith

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845885397

    The Chinese philosopher named Lien Chi Altangi writes a series of travel letters to his friend from London. Through these witty letters, this book shows both England's most ridiculous customs and its defining characteristics. It uses a foreign trave…

  • The College

    The College
    av Tom Hodson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845888992

    Since its establishment in 1930 the Irish Military College has had a vital influence on not only the Defence Forces but on the nation. It has formed all of the nation's commissioned officers, many of whom have achieved distinction both within and ou…

  • Around Camberley

    Around Camberley
    av Ken Clark

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845881351

    Around Camberley

  • Cork 1916

    Cork 1916
    av Kieran McCarthy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845882457

    The year 1916 is a seminal year in Irish history, with the Easter Rising becoming a foundation stone of modern Irish society. For a whole array of purposes, the events of that year have been constructed and re-constructed, imagined and re-imagined t…

  • Turbulent History of a Cotswolds Valley

    Turbulent History of a Cotswolds Valley
    av Patricia Hopf

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845881160

    Turbulent History of a Cotswolds Valley

  • The Bastille of Ireland

    The Bastille of Ireland
    av Rory O'dwyer

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845889470

    Kilmainham Gaol is a building with a remarkable history. From 1796, when the first prisoners were received within its portals, to 1924, when the last prisoners were removed, it held over 100,000 people. In the traditional nationalist linear narrativ…

  • Cotswold Village

    Cotswold Village
    av Joseph Arthur Gibbs

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845880156

    This account of a village in the Cotswolds and its inhabitants in the late 19th century includes the topography, agriculture and language of the surrounding area and in particular the country pursuits of hunting, shooting and fishing.

  • Around Honiton

    Around Honiton
    av Gerald Gosling

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845881528

    To the modern visitor Honiton is remarkable for the handsome High Street flanked by fine Georgian buildings, but there is much more to this town than its Georgian past. The arrow-straight High Street was once the Roman road from Dorchester to Exeter…

  • Clay Cross Revisited

    Clay Cross Revisited
    av Cliff Williams

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845884048

    A history of Clay Cross

  • Remembering Wexford

    Remembering Wexford
    av Nicky Rossiter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845889937

    In the final instalment of what might be called his Wexford Quartet, Nicky Rossiter sets about Remembering Wexford, and adds to his personal recollections with some well-researched instances of reports from public bodies in the past that reflect the…



    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845884901

  • Edenderry

    av Edenderry Historical Society

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845889579

    Images of Edenderry is a unique compilation of photographs that documents Edenderry and its people over the last century. It also records some of the significant events that have marked the town's history over the years. This captivating collection…

  • Travelling Fairs

    Travelling Fairs
    av Michael O'hAodha

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845887018

    A history of travelling fairs

  • Patrick Bronte

    Patrick Bronte
    av Dudley Green

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845886257

    But he was a fascinating man in his own right and not nearly such an unsympathetic character as Elizabeth Gaskell's "Life of Charlotte Bronte" would have us believe. Born into poverty in Ireland, he won a scholarship to St John's College, Cambridge,…

  • Shepherd's Life

    Shepherd's Life
    av David Bird

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845880033

    Originally published in England in 1910, this story of a shepherd, Caleb Bawcombe, describes life in Wiltshire before the turn of the twentieth century. It is a charming picture of pastoral life, an idyllic and simple time in history. Friends, famil…

  • Penistone

    av Matthew Young

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845881696

    A history of Penistone

  • Tyrone Folk Tales

    Tyrone Folk Tales
    av Doreen McBride

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845882303

    The people of Tyrone have the reputation for having 'open hearts and a desire to please' and their folk tales are as varied as their landscape. There are the tales of the amazing feats of the giant Finn McCool and the derring-do of the Red Hand of U…

  • Lords, Land and Labourers

    Lords, Land and Labourers
    av Brian Casey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845880873

    From Hugh de Lacy's effective conquest of Meath in the 1170s and the establishment of Anglo-Norman power, through to the demise of what has been termed the `landed aristocracy' at the beginning of the twentieth century, the county's history has been…

  • Slough

    av Peter Burgess

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845881221

    Slough has undergone unprecedented levels of change during the last century and a half. When the railway came, what had been a rural village became a small market town. When what had been a First World War motor depot developed into Slough Trading E…

  • Around Slough

    Around Slough
    av Karen Hunter

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845884628

    Avon local history handbook

  • Desperate Remedies

    Desperate Remedies
    av Thomas Hardy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845880996

    First published in 1871, Thomas Hardy's Desperate Remedies, is a tale of murder. More than that, it is a tale of blackmail, bigamy and lies. And yet, under the delicate touch of a true poet, it becomes still more than that again. Desperate Remedies…

  • The Other Jerome K Jerome

    The Other Jerome K Jerome
    av Martin Green

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845886356

    Selections from the 'other' works of Jerome K. Jerome

  • A Voyage of Discovery to the Strait of Magellan

    A Voyage of Discovery to the Strait of Magellan
    av Admiral Don A De Cordova

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845880880

  • Donegal Folk Tales

    Donegal Folk Tales
    av Joe Brennan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845887674

    Donegal has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of traditional tales from the county.Discover the trails where Balor of the Evil Eye once roamed, the footprint left by St Colmcille when he leapt to avoi…

  • Making up the Numbers

    Making up the Numbers
    av Dan Boyle

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845889548

    At a time when global politics is being reshaped, the accountability of those we put in power has never been more vital. In Making Up the Numbers, Dan Boyle, former chairman of the Green Party, applies his first-hand experience of non-traditional po…

  • Puck Fair

    Puck Fair
    av Sean Moraghan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845888008

    Puck Fair, Ireland's oldest festival, was established by a royal patent in October 1613, granted to the Welsh planter, Jenkyn Conway, of Killorglin. It first became a famous, however, as a result of the parading and display of a male goat, which is…

  • Down

    av Ian Maxwell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845889586

    This book takes a detailed look at the colourful history of the County Down, providing a guide to its rich heritage.

  • How's it Goin' Boy?

    How's it Goin' Boy?
    av Northside Folklore Project

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845885083

    How's it Goin' Boy?

  • Figaro's Fleet

    Figaro's Fleet
    av Raymond Reagan Butler

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845886363

    In 1776 the American rebel colonists were desperately in need of arms and financial backing, and the Frenchman Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais came rapidly to their aid. Radical dramatist, business tycoon and former spy, he was the ideal man t…

  • The House by the Churchyard

    The House by the Churchyard
    av Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845882099

    "The House by the Churchyard" is simply a triumph of style. From the outset, this particular work contrives to create an atmosphere of such uneasy foreboding, that the reader cannot help but be drawn in, despite any well-founded misgivings. This is…

  • Winslow Pocket Images

    Winslow Pocket Images
    av Terry Foley

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845883386

    A pictorial history of Winslow, presented through a series of photographs and images. It also includes historical captions.

  • Domestic Manners of the Americans

    Domestic Manners of the Americans
    av Fanny Trollope

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845882136

    Upon its publication in 1832 Domestic Manners of the Americans instantly caused a storm of controversy. A sometimes scathing, often witty, beautifully written account of the foibles and failings of America as Fanny Trollope saw them, Domestic Manner…

  • M'Lady's Book of Household Secrets

    M'Lady's Book of Household Secrets
    av The Hon. Sarah Connolly Carew MacPherson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845887810

    During the eighteenth century ladies of high society kept handwritten notes on recipes, remedies, gardening and household tips in their personal House Books and it became fashionable to exchange the most successful with friends and neighbours. Very…

  • Around Stocksbridge

    Around Stocksbridge
    av Stocksbridge & District History Society

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845883225

    A history of Stocksbridge

  • The Famine Irish

    The Famine Irish
    av Ciaran Reilly

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845888909

    From a range of leading academics and historians, this collection of essays examines Irish emigration during the Great Famine of the 1840s. From the mechanics of how this was arranged to the fate of the men, women and children who landed on the shor…