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  • RMS Titanic Colouring Book

    RMS Titanic Colouring Book
    av Steve Hall

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750978507

    THE story of RMS Titanic resonates all around the world, the vessel immortalised on stage, screen and in print. This collection of drawings does not dwell on the tragedy that befell this magnificent ship, but rather seeks to showcase her great beaut…

  • prettycitylondon

    prettycitylondon
    av Siobhan Ferguson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750985598

    Go beyond London's famous landmarks and discover the hidden gems. From secluded mews and undiscovered cafes to flower markets and tree-lined streets, prettycitylondon champions the quiet, gentle moments that allow you to escape in a huge capital cit…

  • Olympic, Titanic, Britannic

    Olympic, Titanic, Britannic
    av Mark Chirnside

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750956239

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, competition between the North Atlantic shipping lines was fierce. While Britain responded to the commercial threat posed by the growing German merchant marine, there was also rivalry between the great Cunar…

  • Olympic, Titanic, Britannic

    Olympic, Titanic, Britannic
    av Mark Chirnside

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752453101

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, competition between the North Atlantic shipping lines was fierce. While Britain responded to the commercial threat posed by the growing German merchant marine, there was also rivalry between the great Cunar…

  • Narrow Boat

    Narrow Boat
    av L T C Rolt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750960618

    First published in 1944, and now reissued with new black-and-white illustrations and a foreword by Jo Bell, Canal Laureate, this book has become a classic on its subject, and may be said to have started a revival of interest in the English waterways…

  • Jeoffry

    Jeoffry
    av Oliver Soden

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750995672

    Jeoffry was a real cat who lived 250 years ago, confined to an asylum with Christopher Smart, one of the most visionary poets of the age. In exchange for love and companionship, Smart rewarded Jeoffry with the greatest tribute to a feline ever writt…

  • Flint Knapping

    Flint Knapping
    av Robert Turner

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752488745

    Flint knapping, which is the shaping of flint or other fracturing stone to manufacture tools, was one of the primary skills used for survival by our prehistoric ancestors. Early mankind once made and used these implements on a daily basis to hunt, p…

  • The Tractor Story

    The Tractor Story
    av Duncan Wherrett

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752461984

    The book covers over 100 years of tractor development and features more than 100 different tractors. The first steam engines on wheels which used belts to drive farm machinery developed into traction engines, used on farms by pulling a plough on cab…

  • The Tractor Story

    The Tractor Story
    av Duncan Wherrett

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752464213

    Over 100 tractors, stretching back over 100 years - from the first steam engines on wheels produced by ingenious engineers in the garden shed, to the mighty multinational John Deere. They are all here, photographed across the globe, from Kent to Can…

  • The Heroines of SOE

    The Heroines of SOE
    av Beryl E Escott

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752487298

    Britain's war in the shadows of male spies and subterfuge in the heart of occupied France is a story well known, but what of the women who also risked their lives for Britain and the liberation of France?In 1942 a desperate need for new recruits, sa…

  • From Amourette to Zal: Bizarre and Beautiful Words from Europe

    From Amourette to Zal: Bizarre and Beautiful Words from Europe
    av Alex Rawlings

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750987738

    Fjaka: the sublime state of aspiring to do absolutely nothing.Warmduscher: a 'warm showerer', meaning a bit of a wimp.Tener mano izquierda: literally 'to have a left hand'; to be skilfully persuasive.For all the richness of the English language ther…

  • The City of Coventry

    The City of Coventry
    av Graham Kempster

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752433578

    This pictorial history traces some of the dramatic changes and developments that have taken place in the city of Coventry during the last century.This collection of 170 old photographs are drawn largely from the archives of the Coventry Evening Tele…

  • 140 Days to Hiroshima: The Story of Japan's Last Chance to Avert Armageddon

    140 Days to Hiroshima: The Story of Japan's Last Chance to Avert Armageddon

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750995962

    During the closing months of the Second World War, as America's strategic bombing campaign incinerated Japan's cities, two military giants were locked in a death embrace of cultural differences and diplomatic intransigence. The leaders of the United…

  • Armies of the Seven Years War

    Armies of the Seven Years War
    av Digby Smith

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752492148

    Drawn from many international sources, many not employed before in English-language publications, Armies of the Seven Years War is the finest reference work on this most complex of conflicts. It details the senior commanders, uniforms, weapons, equi…

  • Coventry Murders

    Coventry Murders
    av Vanessa Morgan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750952217

    This chilling collection of murder cases delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Coventry during its long history.Among those featured are the niece who poisoned her uncle in 1831 to fund her `love of nice dresses', a woman whose t…

  • After the Final Whistle

    After the Final Whistle
    av Stephen Cooper

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750969994

    *Shortlisted for the 2016 Cross Sports Book of the Year award*When Britain's empire went to war in August 1914, rugby players were the first to volunteer: they led from the front and paid a disproportionate price. When the Armistice came after four…

  • After the Final Whistle

    After the Final Whistle
    av Stephen Cooper

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750964227

    When Britain's empire went to war in August 1914, rugby players were the first to volunteer: they led from the front and paid a disproportionate price. When the Armistice came after four long years, their war game was over; even as the last echo of…

  • The Archaeology of Disease

    The Archaeology of Disease
    av Charlotte Roberts

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752457505

    The Archaeology of Disease shows how the latest scientific and archaeological techniques can be used to identify the common illnesses and injuries that humans suffered from in antiquity.In order to give a vivid picture of ancient disease and trauma…

  • Great British Passenger Ships

    Great British Passenger Ships
    av William H. Miller

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752456621

    This new series begins with British passenger ship, those great and grand vessels that connected the continents, but also those far-off, colonial outposts of the Empire. There were the great Cunarders, of course, but then also the likes of Booth Lin…

  • The Big Book of Pain

    The Big Book of Pain
    av Mark P Donnelly

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752459479

    For millennia, mankind has devised ingenious and diabolical means of inflicting pain on fellow human beings. This deplorable but seemingly universal trait has eaten away at mankind's very claim to civilisation. Despite how repugnant the practice of…

  • Pompeii

    Pompeii
    av Roger Ling

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752414591

    Pompeii, the Roman city buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in August AD 79, is one of the world's most famous archaeological sites. With excavations in progress for more than 250 years, it is also the subject of the world's longest-running arc…

  • The Oldest House in London

    The Oldest House in London
    av Fiona Rule

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750968379

    LONDON's old buildings hold a wealth of clues to the city's rich and vibrant past. The histories of some, such as the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey, are well documented. However, these magnificent, world-renowned attractions are not the only…

  • The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales

    The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750992039

    This enchanting collection of stories gathers together legends from across Scotland in one special volume. Drawn from The History Press' popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers.From the…

  • Spycraft Secrets

    Spycraft Secrets
    av Nigel West

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750966085

    Tradecraft: as intriguing as it is forbidden . . .Tradecraft is the term applied to techniques used by intelligence personnel to assist them in conducting their operations and, like many other professions, the espionage business has developed its ow…

  • Spycraft Secrets

    Spycraft Secrets
    av Nigel West

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750983754

    Tradecraft: as intriguing as it is forbidden . . .Tradecraft is the term applied to techniques used by intelligence personnel to assist them in conducting their operations and, like many other professions, the espionage business has developed its ow…

  • Dark City

    Dark City
    av Simon Read

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989855

    The blackout went into effect three days before the declaration of war and transformed nocturnal London into a criminal's paradise. As the city pulled together in the face of terrible adversity, the bomb-ravaged streets became the stalking grounds f…

  • Islam and the West

    Islam and the West
    av Christopher J Walker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750994149

    We have rapidly grown used to the idea, particularly since the declaration of a worldwide war on terrorism, that between Islam and the West there exists a deep historical and ideological gulf. Christopher J. Walker turns such accepted views on their…

  • prettycitynewyork

    prettycitynewyork
    av Siobhan Ferguson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750990707

    New York City is known for many things: its urban, high -rise landscape; bustling atmosphere; and busy business and tourist spots. Pretty tree-lined avenues, cute shops, and serene getaways do not immediately come to mind for this cosmopolitan city…

  • Kill Them All

    Kill Them All
    av Sean McGlynn

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752486321

    The bloody Albigensian Crusade launched against the Cathar heretics of southern France in the early thirteenth century is infamous for its brutality and savagery, even by the standards of the Middle Ages. It was marked by massacres and acts of appal…

  • Blade Runners, Deer Hunters and Blowing the Bloody Doors Off

    Blade Runners, Deer Hunters and Blowing the Bloody Doors Off
    av Michael Deeley

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750985925

    Few would imagine that one man links Ridley Scott's visionary sci-fi classic Blade Runner; The Deer Hunter, that searing study of lives ruined by the Vietnam War; and The Italian Job, the much loved British caper that made an icon of Michael Caine.…

  • A Tangled Web: Mata Hari

    A Tangled Web: Mata Hari
    av Mary Craig

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750968195

    In this new biography, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of her execution, Mata Hari is revealed in all of her flawed eccentricity; a woman whose adult life was a fantastical web of lies, half-truths and magnetic sexuality that captiv…

  • Station 12

    Station 12
    av Des Turner

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752459448

    The full story of Aston House in the Second World War has never been told before. Its activities were top secret and as important to the Allied war effort as those of Bletchley Park, but in a different way. Situated near Stevenage, Aston House was o…

  • Great French Passenger Ships

    Great French Passenger Ships
    av William H. Miller

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752491523

    France produced some of the finest and best-decorated passenger ships of the twentieth century. Beginning in 1912 with the four-funnel France, the nostalgic voyage continues with the great and grand transatlantic liners of the French Line, the CGT.…

  • A History of the World with the Women Put Back in

    A History of the World with the Women Put Back in
    av Kerstin Lucker

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989091

    'Who says that daughters cannot be heroic?'Once upon a time, history was written by men, for men and about men. Women were deemed less important, their letters destroyed, their stories ignored.Not any more.This is the story of women who went to war,…

  • prettycitylondon: The Colouring Book

    prettycitylondon: The Colouring Book
    av Siobhan Ferguson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750990127

    HIDDEN away in the hustle and bustle of London are a surprising number of pockets of calm - quiet mews, flower-strewn houses on tree-lined streets, and magical shops and eateries that can still the mind and ease the stresses of a busy day. This worl…

  • The Age of the Picts

    The Age of the Picts
    av W A Cummins

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752449593

    The Pictish nation, forged in the shadow of the Roman Empire, was the dominant power in northern Britain for more than 500 years. In this book, Dr Cummins provides a fresh look at the whole Pictish story, placing it firmly in its true historical con…

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse
    av Keith McCloskey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750953658

    On 26 December 1900, the vessel Hesperus arrived at Eilean Mor in the remote Outer Hebrides with a relief lighthouseman and fresh provisions. The lighthouse had been in operation for a year, but it had been noted that no light had been seen from Eil…

  • The Great Irish Potato Famine

    The Great Irish Potato Famine
    av James S Donnelly

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750929288

    This book provides a moving insight into the misery of the famine and the nightmare of mass evictions that followed.

  • Moscow Rules

    Moscow Rules
    av Douglas Boyd

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989367

    After the guns fell silent in May 1945, the USSR resumed its clandestine warfare against the western democracies. Stalin installed secret police services in the satellite countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Trained by his NKVD officers of the P…

  • Giffords Circus

    Giffords Circus
    av Nell Gifford

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752489186

    Each summer a small and glamorous part of the 1930s comes back to life, recreating magic from an era long past. Evoking a tradition common in the English countryside before the arrival of radio, cinema and television, since 2000 Giffords Circus has…

  • Red October

    Red October
    av Douglas Boyd

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750982443

    The October Revolution happened in November 1917. Later Soviet propaganda pretended for several decades that it was `the will of the people', but in reality the brutal rebellion, which killed millions and raised the numerically tiny Bolshevik Party…

  • When Harry Met Cubby

    When Harry Met Cubby
    av Robert Sellers

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750990424

    ALBERT R. 'CUBBY' BROCCOLI and HARRY SALTZMAN remain the most successful producing partnership in movie history. Together they were responsible for the phenomenally successful James Bond series, separately they brought kitchen sink drama to the scre…

  • Some Kind of Hero

    Some Kind of Hero
    av Matthew Field

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750969772

    For over 50 years, Albert R. Broccoli's Eon Productions has navigated the ups and downs of the volatile British film industry, enduring both critical wrath and acclaim in equal measure for its now legendary James Bond series. Latterly, this family-r…

  • The London Blue Plaque Guide: 4th Edition

    The London Blue Plaque Guide: 4th Edition
    av Nick Rennison

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750963954

    Connecting people with places, London's distinctive Blue Plaque scheme highlights the buildings where some of the most remarkable men and women in our history and culture have lived and worked. From Richard Burton to Karl Marx, Marie Stopes to Jimi…

  • Decoding the Pictish Symbols

    Decoding the Pictish Symbols
    av W A Cummins

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752452395

    The Picts, the most powerful nation in northern Britain for some 500 years, mysteriously disappeared from contemporary records in the ninth century. All that remains of the language they spoke are a few fragments in the names of places or people. Th…

  • Infantry Training

    Infantry Training
    av Campbell McCutcheon

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752444239

    Conscription, a feature of the British Army in wartime, did not cease with the end of the Second World War. For almost another two decades, men were conscripted for National Service and two years in the armed forces.

  • Aberdeenshire Folk Tales

    Aberdeenshire Folk Tales
    av Grace Banks

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752497587

    The folklore of the north-east has provided a rich tapestry for the tales within; from Celtic and Pictish origins meet witches, selkies, smugglers, fairies, monsters, despicable rogues, riddles and heroes. Tragic events, spellbinding characters, hum…

  • Katanga 1960-63

    Katanga 1960-63
    av Christopher Othen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989169

    In King Leopold II's infamous Congo `Free' State at the turn of the century, severed hands became a form of currency. But the Belgians don't seem to have a sense of historical shame, as they connived for an independent Katanga state in 1960 to prote…

  • The Spellmount Guide to London in the Second World War

    The Spellmount Guide to London in the Second World War
    av James Beardon

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752493497

    In the lead up to and throughout the course of the Second World War, London was a city transformed, as it simultaneously became the front line and the command centre of Allied operations. The scale and speed of London's transformation are unparallel…

  • Dare To Be Great

    Dare To Be Great
    av Polly Higgins

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750994101

    'I know it may not yet look like it, but we are sowing the seeds of greatness for countless generations to come. That is the Great Work of our times. Yours and mine.'This is a book unlike any other. It does not tell you what you must do, it does not…

  • Titanic in Photographs

    Titanic in Photographs
    av Daniel Klistorner

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752499536

    The name Titanic has become synonymous with catastrophe, the story of this luxurious liner legendary. Wrecked after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage, the loss of around 1,500 lives among her passengers and crew has gone down in history…

  • The Range Rover Story

    The Range Rover Story
    av Giles Chapman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989237

    It's easy to forget that the original Range Rover, launched in 1970, created the luxury sport-utility vehicle market from scratch. A marvel of British ingenuity developed on a shoestring budget, it was the first four-wheel drive car that was as happ…

  • The Hats that Made Britain

    The Hats that Made Britain
    av David Long

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750993814

    Many of the world's most famous hats have their origins in Britain; in the Middle Ages there were civil and religious laws requiring hats to be worn and in Victorian Britain a person would no more leave home without a hat than a pair of trousers. It…

  • Fuck Off, I'm Sewing

    Fuck Off, I'm Sewing
    av Profanity Embroidery Group

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750996051

    Once upon a time in the quiet coastal town of Whitstable, previously known for oysters and fingering, a bunch of (mostly) novice embroiderers but accomplished swearers came together to sew, drink and swear. And amidst all the stitching and laughing,…