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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 Gone but not Forgotten: Defunct British Airlines Since 1945

Product no.: 978-1-78155-627-6

Covers seventy well-known large and small British airlines that have ceased operating since 1946. Famous names gone but not forgotten…

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 88 black-and-white and 94 colour photographs

In stock from 31/08/2017

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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 Celtic Saints of Scotland, Northumbria and the Isle of Man

Product no.: 978-1-78155-601-6

An account of the lives of these early Christian men and women based on surviving archaeological clues, place names and early texts.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 108 black-and-white and 24 colour photographs

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New Network North West: Images of a Changing Railway

Product no.: 978-1-78155-611-5

Colour images that illustrate the changing face of the diverse railway system serving north west England.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 182 colour photographs

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New Rochester to Richmond: A Thames Estuary Sailor’s View

Product no.: 978-1-78155-620-7

A Thames Estuary sailor’s reflections on the ever-changing riverside from the Nore to London.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 106 black-and-white photographs

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New Politics, Society and Homosexuality in Post-War Britain: The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 and ...

Product no.: 978-1-78155-624-5

The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 was ground-breaking in the UK and this work marks the fiftieth anniversary of its successful path to the statute book.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 78 black-and-white and 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 Fallen Giants: The Combat Debut of the T-35A Tank

Product no.: 978-1-78155-626-9

One of history’s weirdest war machines, this is the first in-depth study of Stalin’s T-35A tank.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 179 black-and-white and 10 colour photographs

In stock from 31/08/2017

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New Status Quo: Song by Song

Product no.: 978-1-78155-643-6

A history of every song released by Status Quo from their earliest work until 1983.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 27 colour photographs

In stock from 30/11/2017

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New Pink Floyd: Song by Song

Product no.: 978-1-78155-599-6

An intelligent, illuminating and enjoyable examination of the meaning and context of every Pink Floyd song from 1966 to 2014.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 46 colour photographs

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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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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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Crime and the Craft: Masonic Involvement in Murder, Treason and Scandal

Product no.: 978-1-78155-621-4

The Freemason involvement in treason, murder, conspiracy, fraud and scandal over the last 400 years.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 400 pages - 98 black-and-white photographs

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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 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 Flying into the Storm: RAF Bombers at War 1939-1942

Product no.: 978-1-78155-617-7

The evolution of Bomber Command’s early aircraft and their campaigns against the Axis powers in the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 256 pages - 30 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 24/08/2017

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New Umberto Nobile And the Arctic Search for the Airship Italia

Product no.: 978-1-78155-629-0

Adventure and politics during the search for an airship lost in the Arctic in the late 1920s.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

In stock from 31/08/2017

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New Texans at Antietam: A Terrible Clash of Arms, September 16-17, 1862

Product no.: 978-1-62545-022-7

Hood’s Texas Brigade soldiers and Texans who fought at the battle of Antietam (Sharpburg) give their reminiscences about the battle in newspaper articles, diaries, interviews and speeches.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 272 pages - 31 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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New Defending Leicestershire and Rutland

Product no.: 978-1-78155-578-1

The first comprehensive account of Leicestershire and Rutland’s defensible structures within their historical, social, political and military contexts.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 119 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 The Everyday Life of the Templars: The Knights Templar at Home

Product no.: 978-1-78155-373-2

The home life of the Knights Templar, the famous warriors of the Middle Ages.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 41 colour 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 SS Elite: The Senior Leaders of Hitler’s Praetorian Guard Volume 2: K-Q

Product no.: 978-1-78155-434-0

A detailed examination – in words and pictures – of the principle figures in the SS.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 400 pages - 630 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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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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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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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 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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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 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

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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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New Into the Swarm: Stories of RAF Fighter Pilots in the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-615-3

A celebration of daring and heroic stories of the RAF’s finest RAF fighter pilots during the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 80 black-and-white 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 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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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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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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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 Electric Light Orchestra: Song by Song

Product no.: 978-1-78155-600-9

A close look at the songs from all ELO’s albums from their 1971 debut to 2015’s Alone in the Universe.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 144 pages - 41 colour photographs

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New RAF Acklington: Guardian of the Northern Skies

Product no.: 978-1-78155-622-1

A comprehensive history of one of northern England’s most important fighter fields during the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 288 pages - 106 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 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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New Northern ‘Q’: The History of Royal Air Force Leuchars

Product no.: 978-1-78155-609-2

The history of Britain’s foremost Cold War fighter squadron.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 80 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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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 History of the de Havilland Vampire

Product no.: 978-1-78155-616-0

The complete story of the de Havilland Vampire, fighter, night fighter and advanced trainer.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 384 pages - 316 black-and-white 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 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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Death by Chocolate: The Serial Poisoning of Victorian Brighton

Product no.: 978-1-78155-104-2


The Victorian Police hunt for Brighton’s first serial poisoner. This is the definitive account of the first recognised serial poisoner in Britain.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 208 pages • 30 b/w photographs

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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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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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