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Witchcraft and the Black Art

Product no.: 978-1-78155-010-6

Witchcraft and the Black Art is a soundly-based, well-researched introduction to the whole subject, from the earliest times in ancient history up to the eighteenth century.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 30 b/w illustrations

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British Independent Bus Companies Since the 1970s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-063-2

 

Lavishly illustrated in full colour this is the story of the Independent British Bus Companies since the 1970s.

235 x 165 mm • paperback • 96 pages • full colour throughout

 

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The Autobiography of a Cad

Product no.: 978-1-78155-017-5

How to be an arch-rotter and get away with it!

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages

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Flight from a Lady

Product no.: 978-1-78155-020-5

A whimsical fictional travelogue from the satirical pen of A. G. Macdonell.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 176 pages

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New Maritime Royalty: The Queen Mary and the Cunard Queens

Product no.: 978-1-78155-567-5

A grand salute to the great Queen Mary on the occasion of her 80th anniversary of her maiden crossing.

225 x 248 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 65 black-and-white and 114 colour photographs

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My Scotland

Product no.: 978-1-78155-031-1

A hard-hitting swipe at the English from the satirical pen of A. G. Macdonell.
A cry for Scottish independence from 1937.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 176 pages

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England, Their England

Product no.: 978-1-78155-000-7


A timeless classic. The best-remembered description of a village cricket match.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 208 pages

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New Bruno and Lewis: The Boxing Years - In Search of the Heavyweight Title

Product no.: 978-1-78155-590-3

An account of two British fighters on a mission to win the world heavyweight championship.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 26 colour and 16 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 25/05/2017

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The Silent Murders

Product no.: 978-1-78155-022-9

A Classic 1920s Crime Thriller.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 160 pages

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New In and Around Cambridge in the 1960s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-537-8

An affectionate look at many different aspects of life in one of the world’s leading university cities in the Swinging Sixties.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 236 black-and-white photographs

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New The USAAF in Suffolk

Product no.: 978-1-78155-346-6

Life in Second World War Suffolk with the mixing of different cultures of young American servicemen and the local English rural population.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 352 pages - 327 black-and-white photographs and maps

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New Jowett Cars of the 1930s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-576-7

The story of how Jowett Cars survived the depression of the 1930s when other manufacturers failed.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 26 black-and-white and 93 colour photographs

In stock from 25/05/2017

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My Eyes Have Seen the Glory: Manchester City 2011-2012

Product no.: 978-1-78155-076-2

A Match by Match celebration of a fantastic season which has seen City gain the coveted league title for the first time in 44 years.

235 x 165 mm • paperback • 112 pages • 160 colour photographs

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New Axis Suicide Squads: German and Japanese Secret Projects of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-565-1

A previously unpublished compilation of German and Japanese secret projects of suicide aircraft.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 125 back-and-white scale drawings

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New The Haunted Reader and Sylvia Plath

Product no.: 978-1-78155-547-7

A unique approach to Sylvia Plath studies focusing on readers of her work than the cultural literary figurehead.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 13 black-and-white photographs

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Working and Preserved Industrial Locomotives From the Bill Reed Collection

Product no.: 978-1-78155-057-1

The Workhorses of Industry, in Black & White and Colour.

235 x 162 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 230 colour and black and white illustrations

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New A Beatles Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Beatles But Were Afraid to Ask

Product no.: 978-1-78155-582-8

A feast of facts about The Beatles’ records, live performances, radio and television appearances, management, producers and much more!

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 32 black-and-white and colour photographs

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New The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS Volume 1 and 2 (bundle)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-528-6B

The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS: Volume One: On the Eastern Front
An exhaustive and definitive account of the history and eventual fate of the Galician Waffen – SS Division.

The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS: Volume Two: Stalin’s Nemesis
An exhaustive and definitive account of the history and eventual fate of the Galician Waffen – SS Division.

 

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New The London Bus in Colour: From the 1970s to the 1990s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-548-4

Three decades of London transport reproduced in stunning colour.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 140 colour photographs

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New The U.S. Navy-Curtiss Flying Boat NC-4: An Account of the First Transatlantic Flight

Product no.: 978-1-62545-009-8

Of the four Navy-Curtiss designed and built flying boats, only the NC-4, after many mechanical failures, was the only plane to complete its mission.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 66 black-and-white illustrations

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New The Conquests of 1966 of Alf and Gary: England’s Sport Finally Triumphs

Product no.: 978-1-78155-577-4

Amusing insights of England’s lucky win of the World Cup and the world’s best cricketer, Gary Sobers.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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The Factory on the Cliff

Product no.: 978-1-78155-024-3

A fascinating thrill with unusual twists - a classic ‘Buchanesque’ tale part of the new Fonthill Complete A. G. Macdonell series.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 160 pages • no illustrations

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Digital Railway Photography: A Practical Guide

Product no.: 978-1-78155-426-5

A complete guide to the art of railway photography written by an expert with 40 years experience.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 177 colour photographs

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Liverpool Docks: A Short History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-518-7

The story of the birth, development, strategic importance and future of one of the world’s greatest dock systems.
248 x 172 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 45 black-and-white and 29 colour photographs

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New U-Boats off Bermuda: Patrol Summaries and Merchant Ship Survivors Landed in Bermuda 1940-1944

Product no.: 978-1-78155-606-1

An untold story about a remote stretch of much-trafficked ocean during the Second World War where hundreds of ships were sunk by Hitler’s U-Boats.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 10 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 29/06/2017

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Crystal Palace Speedway: A History of the Glaziers

Product no.: 978-1-78155-062-5


An important illustrated history for the popular motor sport of Speedway.

235 x 162 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 50 b&w illustrations

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New Beyond Duty: The Reason Some Soldiers Commit Atrocities

Product no.: 978-1-62545-112-5

Soldiers have gone to war throughout the ages. Some commit atrocities. There are some similar factors that caused these actions.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 40 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 30/03/2017

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Place Names and Field Names of Northumberland

Product no.: 978-1-78155-286-5

Northumberland has a rich legacy of such names and the text explores how place names are derived, and change over time.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 80 black-and-white and 32 colour photographs

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The Shakespeare Murders

Product no.: 978-1-78155-021-2

Classic 1920s Crime Thriller from the author of England, Their England.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 160 pages

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New Hypatia: Mathematician, Philosopher, Myth

Product no.: 978-1-78155-546-0

The true story behind the myths and legends surrounding Hypatia, the female philosopher of Alexandria.

234 x §56 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 28 illustrations

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New When the Navy Took to the Air: The Experimental Seaplane Stations of the Royal Naval Air Service

Product no.: 978-1-78155-572-9

The true story of how the British Navy, under pressure of war, pushed the envelope of aviation to the limit.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 30 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 25/05/2017

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Manchester City in Europe: ‘We Will Terrify Europe’

Product no.: 978-1-78155-077-9


The history of Manchester City in European competitions beginning with Malcolm Allison’s ill-fated We'll terrify the cowards of Europe! outburst.

235 x 165 mm • paperback • 160 pages • 160 colour photographs

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Queen Victoria and the European Empires

Product no.: 978-1-78155-550-7

Queen Victoria’s personal and political relationships with the Emperors of France, Germany, Russia and Austria, and their families.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 47 black-and-white illustrations

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Modern Witchcraft: Facts Learned from Experience

Product no.: 978-1-78155-090-8

A stunning and fascinating account of an RAF fighter pilot who became a High Priest of a traditional witchcraft coven for over twenty-five years.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 256 pages • 200 b/w photographs

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Digging for Hitler: The Nazi Archaeologists Search for an Aryan Past

Product no.: 978-1-78155-500-2

The true story of the Nazi’s search for archaeological treasures behind the Indiana Jones films.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 60 black-and-white illustrations

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New An Edinburgh Diary 1793-1798

Product no.: 978-1-78155-484-5

In 1793, the Witts family arrived in Edinburg. A well-to-do family, they were nearly bankrupted; however, they soon built a wide circle of friends in the upper echelons of society where Agnes’ magnetic personality worked its magic.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 416 pages - 30 colour and 50 black-and-white illustrations

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Dearest Bess: The Live and Times of Lady Elizabeth Foster

Product no.: 978-1-78155-005-2


Bess was the other Duchess, Georgiana’s best friend, who with Georgiana and her husband, William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire, formed the infamous ménage à trois at Devonshire house.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 288 pages • 16 b/w illustrations

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British Railways Steam: King's Cross to Aberdeen (The Bill Reed Collection)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-053-3


An illustrated history from Bill Reed’s incomparable Collection.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 220 b&w photographs

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Pathan Rising: Jihad on the North West Frontier of India 1897-1898

Product no.: 978-1-78155-540-8

The greatest challenge to the British Empire in Asia since the Indian Mutiny.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 304 pages - 64 black-and-white photographs and 11 maps

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Japan at War 1931-45: As the Cherry Blossom Falls

Product no.: 978-1-78155-545-3

The real story of why Japan declared war and continued to fight for so long against overwhelming odds.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 30 black-and-white photographs

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Napoleon & Betsy: Recollections of Napoleon on St Helena

Product no.: 978-1-78155-034-2

The fascinating tale of a fallen Emperor, who became the best friend of a 13-year-old English girl.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 160 pages • 40 b&w and colour

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New Always a Little Further: Relfections From Late In The Day

Product no.: 978-1-78155-583-5

For the past three years Jack Swaab has carried round a battered leather notebook. In it, he has recorded the thoughts, memories, reflections and insights - covering everything from footballers to birdsong, churchyards to ancient cricketers, boy scouts to Brexit.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 17 colour photographs

 

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New Thor: Anatomy of a Weapon System

Product no.: 978-1-78155-568-2

An insight into the technical aspects of the Western world’s first operational ballistic missile system.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 43 black-and-white photographs

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New Strafvollzugslager Der SS- Und Polizei: Himmler’s Wartime Institutions for the Detention of...

Product no.: 978-1-78155-560-6

A unique insight into the history of the Waffen-SS intuitions that detained SS and Polizei malefactors.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 608 pages - 9 prison maps - 73 black-and-white photographs

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Steam Around Darlington: Railways in the North East in the 1960s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-186-8


Unique photographs which capture the atmosphere of steam’s last months in the North East, coupled with facts and entertaining recollections of what it was like to be travelling and photographing the railways around Darlington, Durham, Sunderland and Hartlepools in the 1960s.

275 x 215 mm • paperback • 112 pages • 250 b/w photographs

This book is temporarily out of stock.

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New Hawker Hurricane: The Multirole Fighter

Product no.: 978-1-78155-587-3

The untold story of the iconic Hawker Hurricane and its young pilots that saved Britain from enemy invasion to win the Battle of Britain.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 448 pages - 473 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 25/05/2017

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Reich Rails: Royal Prussia, Imperial Germany and the First World War 1825-1918

Product no.: 978-1-78155-424-1

German railroading revolutionised warfare during 1825-1918.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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The Last Days of Southern Steam from the Bill Reed Collection

Product no.: 978-1-78155-489-0

This collection of over 170 colour photographs, which date from 1958 to 1967, features the Southern Region of British Railways, formerly the territory of the Southern Railway, and its motive power.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 176 colour photographs

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Sawdust Sisterhood: How Circus Empowered Women

Product no.: 978-1-78155-530-9

The story of how the circus empowered women and allowed them to succeed in a male dominated world.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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New Operational Test: Honing the Edge

Product no.: 978-1-78155-571-2

The inside story of how combat aircraft are tested, told by two experienced military evaluators.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 64 colour and 42 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 25/05/2017

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From Lostwithiel to the China Clay Rails

Product no.: 978-1-78155-542-2

The changing scene of the Cornish white hills and their railways.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 196 colour photographs

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Remembering the Pennsylvania Railroad

Product no.: 978-1-62545-071-5

A photographic essay documenting the Pennsylvania Railroad, which considered itself the standard railroad of the world.

275 x 215 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 230 colour photographs and illustrations
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Rorke’s Drift: A New Perspective

Product no.: 978-1-78155-553-8

A gripping account of the heroic defences of Rorke’s Drift featuring unpublished accounts and artwork.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 28 black-and-white and 22 colour illustrations

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The Call Up: A Study of National Service in Peacetime Britain

Product no.: 978-1-78155-526-2

A study of National Service in Britain in the immediate post-war years with many fascinating interviews.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 63 black-and-white photographs

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Napoleon and His Marshals

Product no.: 978-1-78155-036-6

Probably the finest one-volume account of Napoleon and his battles in the English language.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 288 pages • 30 b/w illustrations

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A History of the Liverpool Waterfront 1850-1890: The Struggle for Organisation

Product no.: 978-1-78155-061-8


A comprehensive portrait of labour relations at the port of Liverpool in the second half of the nineteenth century.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 65 b/w photographs

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New Crawling Out of Hell: The True Story of a British Sniper’s Greatest Battle

Product no.: 978-1-78155-556-9

A soldier’s struggle to recover from horrific injuries suffered on the battlefield and to accept and overcome his physical disabilities.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 40 colour photographs (some disturbing images)

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Volunteers and Pressed Men: How Britain and its Empire Raised its Forces in Two World Wars

Product no.: 978-1-78155-396-1

The British Commonwealth and Empire’s contribution in the First World War and Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 28 black-and-white photographs

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New The Fairey Battle: A Reassessment of its RAF Career

Product no.: 978-1-78155-585-9

The Fairey Battle was derided as the worst plane ever to enter service with the RAF. Did it deserve this reputation?

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 61 black-and-white photographs

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Anna Amalia, Grand-Duchess: Patron of Goethe and Schiller

Product no.: 978-1-78155-016-8

The classic biography of the young widowed Grand Duchess who forged the tiny duchy of Saxe-Weimar into Germany’s cultural centre.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 320 pages • 57 b/w ills.

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