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THE NAPOLEONIC PRISON OF NORMAN CROSS: THE LOST TOWN OF HUNTINGDONSHIRE
Written by Paul Chamberlain.
Stock no. 1827595
Published by The History Press. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Norman Cross was the site of the world's first purpose-built prisoner-of-war camp contructed during the Napoleonic Wars. Opened in 1797, it was more than just a prison: it was a town in itself, with houses, offices, butchers, bakers, a hospital, a school, a market and a banking system. This book explores what life was like for inmates and turnkeys alike. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780750985932. A lovely copy.

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SCOTTISH STEAM 1948-1966: THE RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANDREW GRANT FORSYTH
Written by Brian J. Dickson. Illustrated by Andrew Grant Forsyth.
Stock no. 1326943
Published by The History Press. 1st 2021. Nearly fine condition.

The changing locomotive scene throughout Scotland after the nationalisation of the railways in 1948. Oblong format. Cardwraps. B/w photos. 96 pages. ISBN: 9780750996655. Minimal rubbing to cover edges else a fine copy.

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STEAM IN THE EAST MIDLANDS AND EAST ANGLIA: THE RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHS OF R.J. (RON) BUCKLEY
Written by Brian J. Dickson. Illustrated by R.J. Buckley.
Stock no. 1326942
Published by The History Press. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition.

A fascinating portrait of the changing face of the locomotive scene in the East Midlands and East Anglia from the later 1930s. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750984393. Minimal rubbing at corners of covers else a fine copy.

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STEAM IN SCOTLAND: THE RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHS OF R.J. (RON) BUCKLEY
Written by Brian J. Dickson. Illustrated by R.J. Buckley.
Stock no. 1326941
Published by The History Press. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Buckley's photographs illustrate the locomotive scene in Scotland, witnessed across his long career on the railways. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750960960. Slight rubbing to corners of covesr else a fine copy.

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WOOL & WATER: THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE WOOLLEN INDUSTRY AND ITS MILLS
Written by Jennifer Tann.
Stock no. 1826273
Published by The History Press. 1st 2012. Almost very good condition.

For those interested in the industrial heritage of Gloucestershire. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. ISBN: 9780752462158. Crinkling of covers and contents. Stain to vertical edge of text block. A few scuffs to laminate of covers. Otherwise, contents clean.

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THE RIVER HOBBLER'S APPRENTICE: MEMORIES OF WORKING THE SEVERN AND WYE
Written by Alan Butt.
Stock no. 1826267
Published by The History Press. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

A vivid insight into the forgotten world of the river hobbler, a unique trade and one which he learnt at the end of its days. The river hobbler paid no taxes and made a living by working whatever was available on and around the river. Cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780752451381. Spine faded to rear edge. Minor crease to vertical edge of prelims. Contents clean.

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MILITARY, NAVAL AND CIVIL AIRSHIPS SINCE 1783
Written by Daniel George Ridley-Kitts.
Stock no. 1825889
Published by The History Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The History and Development of the Dirigible Airship in Peace and War. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780752464718. Light scuffing to verso of dustwrapper else a lovely copy.

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NEOLITHIC BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by Caroline Malone.
Stock no. 1825324
Published by The History Press. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive introduction to the archaeology of the first farming communities in Britain and Ireland. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, diagrams and maps. ISBN: 9780752414423. Minor crease to top rear corner. Contents clean.

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BRITAIN'S AIRLINES VOLUME THREE: 1964 TO DEREGULATION
Written by Guy Halford-Macleod.
Stock no. 2139368
Published by The History Press. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Starting with the return of Harold Wilson in 1964 and continuing through the Thatcher years to deregulation in 1992. Pictorial card wraps. B/w and colour photos. 287 pages. ISBN: 9780752454993. Some light wear to cover edges. A little page edge browning.

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FAIREY ROTODYNE
Written by David Gibbings.
Stock no. 2139173
Published by The History Press. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. The History of the Rotodyne, an aircraft ahead of its time. ISBN: 9780752449166. Reprint.

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THE MINERS AND COAL LEVELS OF GWENT (BRITAIN IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS)
Written by Colin Spencer.
Stock no. 1823608
Published by The History Press. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Illustrating life as it was for the coal-level miners of Gwent throughout its industrial past. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Britain in Old Photographs series. ISBN: 9780752452517.

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BRICK HISTORY - AMAZING HISTORICAL SCENES TO BUILD FROM LEGO
Written by Warren Elsmore.
Stock no. 1322750
Published by The History Press. 1st 2016. Fine condition.

45 large scenes made from Lego and 30 small buildable projects. A journey into the most pivotal moments of world history. Softback pictorial wraps. 256 pages. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780750967570.

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