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  • 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…

  • Royal Witches

    Royal Witches
    av Gemma Hollman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989404

    Joan of Navarre was the richest woman in the land, at a time when war-torn England was penniless.Eleanor Cobham was the wife of a weak king's uncle - and her husband was about to fall from grace.Jacquetta Woodville was a personal enemy of Warwick th…

  • Queen Victoria's Children

    Queen Victoria's Children
    av John van der Kiste

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752454726

    Queen Victoria and Albert, Prince Consort had nine children who despite their very different characters, remained a close-knit family. Inevitably, as they married into European royal families their loyalties were divided and their lives dominated by…

  • 'Buster' Crabb

    'Buster' Crabb
    av Don Hale

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750993784

    LIONEL 'BUSTER' CRABB was a drinker, a gambler, a womaniser and a lover of fast cars and gadgets. On top of all that, he was a spy, an acquaintance of Ian Fleming and the inspiration for James Bond. A British naval frogman and bomb disposal expert,…

  • 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…

  • The Buried Spitfires of Burma

    The Buried Spitfires of Burma
    av Andy Brockman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750993852

    Rumours of buried Spitfires from the Second World War have spread around the world for seventy-five years. In April 2012, the press reported that the UK had negotiated an agreement with Myanmar for the recovery of twenty crated Spitfires, reportedly…

  • Radio Caroline

    Radio Caroline
    av Ray Clark

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750992534

    In March 1964, a ship with a towering 168ft-high steel transmitting mast anchored just beyond British territorial waters, started to broadcast . . . And a legend was born.RADIO CAROLINE was the world's most famous pirate radio station in the 1960s,…

  • The Guide to Mysterious Skye and Lochalsh

    The Guide to Mysterious Skye and Lochalsh
    av Geoff Holder

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752449890

    From the dark corries of the mighty Cuillin Hills to the dramatic caves and cliffs of its stunning coastline, the beautiful Isle of Skye is alive with tales of ghosts, fairies, clan battles, Celtic mythology and witchcraft, and they are all collecte…

  • 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…

  • Murray's Cabaret Club

    Murray's Cabaret Club
    av Benjamin Levy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750991322

    Today, 16-18 Beak Street is a burger bar, but don't let the muddy grey of the whitewashed oak walls deceive you. This building was once filled with dancing showgirls in glitzy costumes, performing to over 100 people a night. For this corner of Soho…

  • Titanic the Ship Magnificent - Slipcase

    Titanic the Ship Magnificent - Slipcase
    av Bruce Beveridge

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750968331

    The largest, most luxurious ship in the world, wrecked on her maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg mid-Atlantic, has become the stuff of legends. While everyone knows the new White Star liner was glamorous, full of millionaires when she san…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • A Rum Tale

    A Rum Tale
    av Joseph Piercy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750990806

    What links Fidel Castro, pirates from the Caribbean and George Washington?Rum.A Rum Tale: Spirit of the New World is a look at the history of one of the Caribbean's most famous and favourite drinks. From its start as a by-product of a mysterious pla…

  • 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…

  • Testing Tornado

    Testing Tornado
    av J. David Eagles

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750968416

    It was early Cold War days when 17-year-old David Eagles applied to the Fleet Air Arm hoping to be a fighter pilot for his national service. He little imagined the career that would follow.After flying training with the US Navy and Australian Fleet…

  • Red for Danger

    Red for Danger
    av L. T. C. Rolt

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752451060

    Railway disasters are almost always the result of human fallibility - a single mistake by an engine-driver, guard or signalman, or some lack of communication between them - and it is in the short distance between the trivial error and its terrible c…

  • Killing Time

    Killing Time
    av Nicholas J. Saunders

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752456027

    The Great War of 1914-1918 now stands at the furthest edge of living memory. And yet, hardly a month passes without some dramatic and sometimes tragic discovery being made along the old killing fields of the Western Front. Graves of British soldiers…

  • The Last Cambridge Spy

    The Last Cambridge Spy
    av Chris Smith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750981477

    JOHN CAIRNCROSS was among the most damaging spies of the twentieth century. A member of the infamous Cambridge Ring of Five, he leaked highly sensitive documents from Bletchley Park, MI6 and the Treasury to the Soviet Union - including the first ato…

  • The Beautiful Spy

    The Beautiful Spy
    av David Tremain

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750988957

    In September 1940 a beautiful young woman arrived by seaplane and rubber dinghy on the shores of Scotland accompanied by two men - one of Germany's many attempt to penetrate British defences and infiltrate spies into the UK. This seems to be one of…

  • Shetland Folk Tales

    Shetland Folk Tales
    av Lawrence Tulloch

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752497693

    Being separate from the Scottish mainland, the Shetland Isles have a rich and unique tradition of folklore, from selkies to invading giants and Vikings. This book brings together for the first time many tales of the Isles, including The Boy Who Came…

  • Scottish Genealogy (Fourth Edition)

    Scottish Genealogy (Fourth Edition)
    av Bruce Durie

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750984225

    THIS fully revised and updated fourth edition of Scottish Genealogy is a comprehensive guide to tracing your family history in Scotland. Written by one of the most authoritative figures on the subject, the work is based on established genealogical p…

  • Raising an Eyebrow

    Raising an Eyebrow
    av Gareth Owen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750993272

    HAVING taken on the role of Roger Moore's executive assistant in 2002, Gareth Owen became the right-hand man to an icon, as well as his co-author, onstage co-star and confidant. Gareth was faithfully at Roger's side for fifteen years until his passi…

  • Tudor Women

    Tudor Women
    av Alison Plowden

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750928809

    The Tudor era belongs to its women. No other period of English History has produced so many notable and interesting women, and into other period have they so powerfully influenced the course of political events. Mary Tudor, Elizabeth 1 and, at momen…

  • The Ugly Animals

    The Ugly Animals
    av Simon Watt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750960588

    Mother Nature's more aesthetically challenged children have been neglected for too long. The plight of the panda is known the world over because of its teddy-like good looks, but most species are not so lucky. This book, however, aims to shine a lig…

  • 1415 Agincourt

    1415 Agincourt
    av Prof. Anne Curry

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750964869

    As night fell in Picardy on Thursday 24 October 1415, Henry V and his English troops, worn down by their long march in search of a crossing of the Somme, can only have dreamt that the battle of the next day would be remembered as one of the most mom…

  • Between Silk and Cyanide

    Between Silk and Cyanide
    av Leo Marks

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750948357

    In 1942, with a black-market chicken under his arm, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went to war. He was twenty-two and a cryptopgraher of genius. In Between Silk and Cyanide, his critically acclaimed account o…

  • The Battle of Matapan 1941

    The Battle of Matapan 1941
    av Mark Simmons

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752458298

    In March 1941, the Royal Navy scored one of the greatest one-sided victories against the Italian Fleet the Regia Marina at Matapan. It brought to an end six months of remarkable success for the Royal Navy in the Mediterranean. When France fell and I…

  • 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…

  • 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 Granite Men

    The Granite Men
    av Jim Fiddes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750990011

    Granite is the most unyielding of building materials.The great granite quarries of the North East are silent now, as are virtually all of the 100 granite yards that existed in Aberdeen around the year 1900. Yet in its time, the granite industry of n…

  • Scottish Folk Tales for Children

    Scottish Folk Tales for Children
    av Judy Paterson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750968447

    A giant sea monster ... trees that can dance ... a water-horse ... a girl so clever she outwits a giant ... Welcome to the world of the Scottish folk tale - a world of talking animals, mischief-making witches, giants, trolls, bold girls, reckless bo…

  • Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland

    Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland
    av Lisa Schneidau

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750981217

    The islands of Britain and Ireland hold a rich heritage of plant folklore and wisdom, from the magical yew tree to the bad-tempered dandelion. Here are traditional tales about the trees and plants that shape our landscapes and our lives through the…

  • 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…

  • The Gods of the Celts

    The Gods of the Celts
    av Miranda Green

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750934794

    This is a fascinating book about the Celts and their religion, which covers all aspects of the gods, ritual customs, cult-objects and sacred places of the ancient Celtic peoples.

  • 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…

  • Brunel's Kingdom

    Brunel's Kingdom
    av Christopher John

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750963060

    Isambard Kingdom Brunel changed the world as we know it. He was responsible for building the Great Western Railway main line, introducing regular steamship travel across the Atlantic, building the first tunnel under a major river, and constructing d…

  • Steel and Ice

    Steel and Ice
    av Lawrence Paterson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750963633

    The U-boat war against Russia was as fierce and unrelenting as the land war that raged along the Eastern Front between 1941 and 1945. From Wolf Pack attacks on Russian convoy traffic and military vessels to close-quarter combat undertaken by small U…

  • The Titanic Expeditions

    The Titanic Expeditions
    av Eugene Nesmeyanov

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750985482

    The remains of the world's most famous passenger liner, RMS Titanic, were discovered off the coast of Newfoundland in 1985, seventy-three years after it sank; since then there have been numerous deep-water expeditions to the wreck site. Yet, not muc…

  • Viking Clothing

    Viking Clothing
    av Thor Ewing

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752435879

    Describing the different garments worn by women and men, this book looks at the aspects of cloth production - raw materials, production tools and techniques for woven and non-woven textiles, decorative textiles and embroidery. It also shows how much…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie
    av Cathy Cook

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750992282

    'If anyone writes about my life in the future, I'd rather they got the facts right.'Agatha ChristieNo one has had the same impact on the literary world as Agatha Christie: she is the world's bestselling fiction author, her books have been translated…

  • Titanic the Ship Magnificent - Volume One

    Titanic the Ship Magnificent - Volume One
    av Bruce Beveridge

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750968317

    The largest, most luxurious ship in the world, lost on her maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg in mid-Atlantic, Titanic has become the stuff of legends. Built at the peak of the race between the British, French and Germans to build bigger…

  • Alfred the Great: pocket GIANTS

    Alfred the Great: pocket GIANTS
    av Barbara Yorke

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750961479

    `Alfred is one of the most remarkable rulers of any time or place. This clear, readable and insightful book shows why.' Michael WoodWhy is Alfred the Great? A simple answer is that he has been seen as a man who saved England, invented English identi…

  • The 007 Diaries

    The 007 Diaries
    av Sir Roger, KBE. Moore

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989800

    Out of print for over forty years, The 007 Diaries introduces Roger Moore's James Bond Diary to a new generation of fans.To tie in with the release of his first James Bond film, Live and Let Die, Roger Moore agreed to keep a day-by-day diary through…

  • The Complete Dambusters

    The Complete Dambusters
    av Charles Foster

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750988087

    On 16 May 1943, nineteen Lancaster aircraft from the RAF's 617 Squadron set off to attack the great dams in the industrial heart of Germany. Flying at a height of 60ft, they dropped a series of bombs which bounced across the water and destroyed two…

  • Titanic Unseen

    Titanic Unseen
    av Senan Molony

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750967174

    Titanic was meant to be another success in a litany of past glories for the White Star Line. Her fate was an unexpected shock and global tragedy, ensuring her immortality in the minds of millions even 100 years later. But her untimely demise often o…

  • The Pottery Gardener

    The Pottery Gardener
    av Arthur Parkinson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750985574

    The Emma Bridgewater factory is a thriving visitor attraction and a mecca for lovers of its iconic pottery; but tucked within is a walled garden bursting with nectar-rich, jazzy-toned flowers and hen houses of rare-breed chickens. In this beautiful…

  • QE2: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

    QE2: A 50th Anniversary Celebration
    av Chris Frame

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750970280

    FIFTY years ago the last British-built transatlantic liner was launched. Christened by HM the Queen on 20 September 1967, the 963ft-long vessel was named Queen Elizabeth 2. By the end of that same day, she was already known by her famous nickname: Q…