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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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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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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 Chitral 1895: An Episode of the Great Game

Product no.: 978-1-78155-618-4

The story of the siege and subsequent relief of Chitral in 1895; an episode of Britain’s ‘Great Game’ with Russia.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 61 black-and-white illustrations

In stock from 27/07/2017

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New When in Rome: Social Life in Ancient Rome

Product no.: 978-1-78155-604-7

This comprehensive work provides hundreds of inscriptions, graffiti, curse tablets, official records and letters, both private and official, all translated with commentaries, placing them in a social and historical context.

234 x 155 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 34 colour illustrations

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New Digital Railway Photography: Creative Techniques & the Digital Darkroom

Product no.: 978-1-78155-573-6

A practical guide offering clear advice on how to improve your digital railway photography.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 164 colour photographs

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New The East Coast Main Line 1939-1959

Product no.: 978-1-78155-551-4

The period of 1939-1949 was crucial in the history of the East Coast mainline stretching from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh Waverely. This book takes a snapshot of the line in the 1930s then pays attention to the impact of the Second World War and the creation of British Railways following nationalisation in 1948.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 88 black-and-white photographs

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New Pasco’s P23 Motor Launch: A Tradition of Cornish Boatbuilding

Product no.: 978-1-78155-574-3

A superb pictorial history of the first new boat in over a decade at one of Cornwall’s oldest boatyards.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 128 colour photographs

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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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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 Stations and Lineside Views in and Around London

Product no.: 978-1-78155-552-1

With photographs spanning 1946 to 1962 and using the M25 motorway as a perimeter boundary, 250 photos have been selected for inclusion, featuring the mainline railway stations belonging to the big four railway companies illustrating this last gasp of steam at the capital’s termini and other intermediate halts.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 238 black-and-white photographs

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New They Nearly Reached the Sky: West Ham United in Europe

Product no.: 978-1-78155-570-5

The biography of one of West Ham’s greatest players and the history of the club during his time as a ‘Hammer’.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 40 black-and-white photographs

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New A London Locospotter Reflects: Memories of Black and White Days

Product no.: 9781781554234

A young locomotive enthusiast’s personal experiences of British railways in the mid- to late 1950s.

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

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New Monte Cassino January-May 1944: The Legend of the Green Devils

Product no.: 978-1-78155-602-3

A gripping day-to-day account of the Allied plan to capture Rome that led to a four-month bloodbath.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 75 black-and-white and 45 colour photographs
 

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Golden Len Goulden: The Life and Times of a West Ham Legend

Product no.: 978-1-78155-569-9

The biography of one of West Ham’s greatest players and the history of the club during his time as a ‘Hammer’.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 43 black-and-white photographs

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We Can Swing Together: The Story of Lindisfarne

Product no.: 978-1-78155-589-7

The story of the long-established folk-rock group from Newcastle of ‘Fog on the Tyne’ fame.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 35 colour photographs

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New Patrolling the Cold War Skies: Reheat Sunset

Product no.: 978-1-78155-596-5

Experience the adventures of being in a pilot’s cockpit as seen from a Cold War perspective.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 65 colour photographs

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New Evelina: A Victorian Heroine in Venice

Product no.: 978-1-78155-593-4

This is the extraordinary saga of Countess Evelina van Millingen Pisani, a modern woman who lived in the age of Queen Victoria. A friend of Henry James and Isabella Stewart Gardner, she led a rich but turbulent life that spanned from Rome to Constantinople and Venice.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 35 black-and-white illustrations

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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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New Bruno and Lewis: The Boxing Years

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

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New Norway 1940: Chronicle of a Chaotic Campaign

Product no.: 978-1-78155-581-1

Germany used land, sea and air power to invade Norway. Britain and France thought, wrongly, that the use of sea power and unsupported infantry would suffice to eject the invader. This book comprehensively traces the progress of the Norwegian campaign with much use of participant accounts, many previously unpublished.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 416 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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New Battle for the Channel: The First Month of the Battle of Britain 10 July-10 August 1940

Product no.: 978-1-78155-625-2

With the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Britain upon us, Battle for the Channel details how close the country came to a Nazi invasion.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 352 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 31/07/2017

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New 249 at Malta: RAF’s Top-Scoring Fighter Squadron

Product no.: 978-1-78155-554-5

The exciting story of 249 Squadron in the bitter defence of Malta with Hurricanes (1941) and Spitfires (1942-1943).

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 61 black-and-white photographs

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New Night Hawk: Flight Lieutenant Karel Kuttelwascher DFC and BAR, the RAF’s Greatest Night Intruder Ace

Product no.: 978-1-78155-591-0

The biography of the RAF’s greatest night intruder ace by a family member with unique access to his personal records.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 216 pages - 67 black-and-white 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 A Royal Engineer at War 1940-1945: From Crossing the Desert to Crossing the Rhine

Product no.: 978-1-78155-595-8

One soldier’s war on North Africa, Normandy, Belgium, Holland and Germany, following his life, loves and emotions in wartime.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 70 black-and-white photographs

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New The 110th Holds in the Ardennes: The Blunting of Hitler’s Last Gamble and the Invasion of the Reich

Product no.: 978-1-78155-605-4

The story of the heroic actions of the 110th Regimental Combat Team during the Battle of the Bulge.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 214 pages - 33 black-and-white photographs

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Women in Ancient Greece

Product no.: 978-1-78155-562-0

The first book to examine the social and political effects that women – both the virtuous and scheming – had on Greece.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 34 black-and-white 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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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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New These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath

Product no.: 978-1-78155-594-1

These Ghostly Archives shows the reciprocal haunting nature of both Sylvia Plath and her archives.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 32 colour photographs

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New Skalski Against all Odds: The First Allied Ace of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-549-1

The gripping history of a fighter pilot who fought with the RAF and was nearly executed upon his return to Poland.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 29 black-and-white photographs

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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

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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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New Warfare in New Kingdom Egypt

Product no.: 978-1-78155-580-4

The first book to explore the army of ancient Egypt at its height, from weapons and tactics to logistics, training and life in camp.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 160 pages - 45 black-and-white drawings and 29 colour illustrations

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New The Wandering Princess: Princess Hélène of France, Duchess of Aosta (1871-1951)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-592-7

The adventuresome life of a strong-willed princess who hunted in Africa, nursed during the First World War and travelled the world.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 464 pages - 34 black-and-white photographs

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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 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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New Time Flies Reflections of a Fighter Pilot

Product no.: 978-1-78155-584-2

A fighter pilot’s exploits during the Cold War, including an insight into command decisions up to Secretary of State level.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 32 colour 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 If the Kaiser Comes: Defence Against a German Invasion of Britain in the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-575-0

The military elements of Britain’s home front in the First World War explored in detail.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 224 pages - 68 black-and-white photographs

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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 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 With Napoleon at St Helena

Product no.: 978-1-78155-460-9

Exploring Napoleon’s residence on St Helena in detail, featuring interesting anecdotes and remarkable conversations with the Emperor.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 56 illustrations

 

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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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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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New Messerschmitt Bf 109: The Design and Operational History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-586-6

A detailed development and service history of the Messerschmitt Bf 109.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 120 black-and-white photographs

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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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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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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 Decima Flottiglia MAS: The Best Commandos of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-62545-113-2

The story of Decima Flottiglia MAS is one of bravery and determination under the waters of the Mediterranean during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 16 black-and-white photographs

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New The Lion and the Rose: A Biography of a Great War Battalion – The 1/5th King’s Own

Product no.: 978-1-78155-555-2

The most complete biography of an infantry battalion of the Great War ever published.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 472 pages - 31 black-and-white photographs

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New The Sirdar and the Khalifa: Kitchener’s Reconquest of Sudan 1896-98

Product no.: 978-1-78155-588-0

The story of Kitchener’s re-conquest of the Sudan and the avenging of the death of General Charles ‘Chinese’ Gordon.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 68 colour illustrations - 7 maps

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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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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 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

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