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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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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

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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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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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Images of Wales From a Decade of Change: The 1970s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-243-8

A stunning book featuring over 300 beautiful Images of Wales taken during the 1970s - a time of real change in the Country.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 315 b/w photographs

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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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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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Lost Cornwall from Magic Lantern Slides

Product no.: 978-1-78155-290-2

A beautiful production of fascinating images of bygone Cornwall taken from glass magic lantern slides.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 286 black-and-white photographs

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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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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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A Detailed History of RAF Manston 1941-1945: Invicta – The Undefeated

Product no.: 978-1-78155-096-0

The third volume of this superb four-volume series detailing the history of Britain’s most distinguished RAF station.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 192 pages - 31 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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SBAC Farnborough: A History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-238-4

Farnborough is best known for its experiments and development of aircraft. After the war, it played host to a considerable variety of aircraft, including a number of captured Axis types.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 176 pages - 132 black-and-white photographs

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Britain’s Imperial Air Routes 1918-1939

Product no.: 978-1-78155-370-1

This book pictures the growth of British air transport from inception in 1910 to the formation of Imperial Airways in 1934 and the beginnings of BOAC.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 384 pages - 74 black-and-white photographs

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Streetcar Advertising in America

Product no.: 978-1-62545-040-1

A stunning pictorial history of streetcar advertising in the USA.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 160 pages - 220 colour illustrations

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A Visit to America

Product no.: 978-1-78155-032-8


A perceptive and semi-humorous account of a journey across America in the winter of 1934/35 during the Great Depression.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 192 pages

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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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A Monocular Memoir: A Pilot's Life

Product no.: 978-1-78155-563-7

The story of Air Commodore Michael Williams and his thirty years as an RAF fighter pilot, flying instructor, and test pilot.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 160 pages - 48 black-and-white photographs

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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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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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The RAF in the Battle of France and the Battle of Britain: A Reappraisal of Army and Air Policy 1938

Product no.: 978-1-78155-525-5

Reassesses the role played by the RAF and questions whether air power alone can achieve decisive results.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 304 pages - 71 black-and-white photographs

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New Hermann Goering: From Secret Luftwaffe to Hossbach War Conference 1935-37

Product no.: 978-1-62545-019-7

Hermann Goering prepares his Luftwaffe and economy for the Second World War via executive action, pre-war diplomacy and covert operations.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 272 pages - 299 black-and-white photographs

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Rangers: Changing Faces

Product no.: 978-1-78155-083-0

Rangers: Changing Faces is a montage of team groups and player profiles from the Club’s first Scottish Cup winners of 1877 to the present day from the archive of Andrew L. Stevenson. In this book he weaves a wonderful tapestry of imagery of players and sides who have done so much for the Ibrox outfit in its long illustrious history.

235 x 156 mm • paperback • 96 pages • 182 colour photographs

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The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS: Volume One: On the Eastern Front

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

An exhaustive and definitive account of the history and eventual fate of the Galician Waffen – SS Division.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 416 pages - 210 black-and-white photographs and 6 maps

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Changing Jarrow

Product no.: 978-1-78155-275-9


A nostalgic tour of Jarrow illustrated by old photographs of the town, selected from the author’s unique and extensive collection.

235 x 165 mm • paperback • 96 pages • 182 colour photographs

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Schneider Trophy Seaplanes and Flying Boats: Victors, Vanquished and Visions

Product no.: 978-1-78155-179-0


A history of the exotic racing aircraft that competed for the classic Schneider Trophy, a contest that came to be charged by inter-service rivalries and national pride.

275 x 215 mm • hardback • 384 pages • 200 illustrations

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New Orleans Fabulous Streetcars

Product no.: 978-1-62545-039-5

A photographic essay providing an insight into the history and heritage of the famous Streetcars of New Orleans.

275 x 215 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 234 color photographs

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Merchantmen in Action: Evacuations and Landings by Merchant Ships in the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-045-8


The little known story of the essential support role provided by merchant ships in the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 208 pages • 32 b/w photographs

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Napoleonic Anecdotes

Product no.: 978-1-78155-033-5

Napoleonic Anecdotes contains over 300 snippets on Napoleon Bonaparte, his life, his battles, his marriages and his exiles.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 256 pages • 32 b&w illustrations

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King James and the History of Homosexuality

Product no.: 978-1-78155-543-9

James VI and I, the namesake of the King James Bible, had a series of notorious male favourites. They diminished the majesty of the monarchy and raised the spectre of a sodomitical court and effeminised nation. It is a story of political intrigue coloured by sodomy, pederasty and gender instability as a backdrop to the English Civil War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 288 pages

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Handley Page: Forty Years On, 1909-1949

Product no.: 978-1-78155-007-6


A new edition of the optimistic book originally published in 1949 to celebrate forty years of building aeroplanes.

235 x 165 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 148 b/w photographs

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The Forgotten Army: A Burma Soldier’s Story in Letters, Photographs and Sketches

Product no.: 978-1-78155-047-2

The unrecorded everyday life of a soldier serving abroad in the Second World War fighting the Japanese in Burma.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 336 pages • 150 b/w and 36 colour illustrations

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Classic British Motorcycles

Product no.: 978-1-78155-431-9


A superbly-illustrated history of the development of the British motorcycle and the pioneering firms that made it happen.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 192 pages • 150 colour photographs

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The Last Years of Steam Around the Midlands: From the Photographic Archive of the Late A. J. Maund

Product no.: 978-1-78155-129-5


A unique collection of unpublished photographs from the 1950s and 1960s covering the railways around the Midlands.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 128 pages • colour photographs throughout

 

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Swinging the Lamp: Thames Estuary Tidal Tales

Product no.: 978-1-78155-498-2

The author weaves his magic amongst the salt, marsh and mud discovering lost endeavours dripping with bladder wrack…

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 208 pages - 32 black-and-white and 75 colour photographs

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Sheffield Pubs, Landlords and Landladies

Product no.: 978-1-78155-058-8


A unique book featuring old and new Sheffield pubs, landlords and landladies.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 144 pages • 230 b/w and 70 colour photographs

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BR Steam in Colour: London to Aberdeen from the Bill Reed Collection

Product no.: 978-1-78155-067-0


This rare and evocative collection of colour photographs from the 1950s and ’60s was chosen from many hundreds of 35-mm colour slides taken by veteran railway photographer, Bill Reed, on and off the East Coast Main Line between London and Aberdeen - a pivotal moment in the history of locomotion; the archetypal steam engine, an emblem of Britain’s national character, was rapidly succumbing to new diesel-powered engineering.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 210 colour photographs

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The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS: Volume Two: Stalin’s Nemesis

Product no.: 978-1-78155-538-5

An exhaustive and definitive account of the history and eventual fate of the Galician Waffen – SS Division.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 384 pages - 192 black-and-white photographs

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Coastal Patrol: Royal Navy Airship Operations During the Great War 1914-1918

Product no.: 978-1-78155-527-9

Personal recollections of serving members of the Royal Navy Airship Service in the First World War against the dreaded U-boat.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 288 pages - 144 black-and-white photographs

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Sino-Japanese Air War 1937-1945: The Longest Struggle

Product no.: 978-1-78155-536-1

The Sino-Japanese conflict was the longest struggle of the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 29 black-and-white photographs

 

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Heathrow Airport: An Illustrated History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-511-8

A definitive illustrated history of London Heathrow Airport covering seventy years of operations.

248 x 172 mm - paperback - 240 pages - 224 black-and-white photographs

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RAF 100 Group: The Birth of Electronic Warfare

Product no.: 978-1-78155-458-6

The birth of electronic warfare and the application of it as used as countermeasures against the German Defence Network.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages

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Tupolev Tu-2: The Forgotten Medium Bomber

Product no.: 978-1-78155-532-3

The full story of one of the best medium bombers of the Second World War.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 192 pages - 105 black-and-white and 29 colour photographs

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The Boyhood and Youth of Napoleon

Product no.: 978-1-78155-011-3

The Boyhood and Youth of Napoleon is an essential read and important addition to the Napoleonic library. Written by Oscar Browning - an acclaimed Cambridge historian, the book contains previously unpublished information on Napoleon's youth.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 208 pages • 30 b/w illustrations

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New Silver: The Spy Who Fooled the Nazis

Product no.: 978-1-78155-371-8

The untold story of the war’s only quintuple spy. Working for Britain and Russia, he defrauded the Nazis of £2.5 million.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 336 pages - 32 black-and-white photographs

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Fires of October: The Cuban Missile Crisis That Never Was

Product no.: 978-1-78155-196-7

The Greatest ‘what if’ of the Twentieth Century: the American invasion of Cuba, 1962.
 



234x 156 mm • hardback • 208 pages • 32 b/w photographs

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Tram Disasters: British and Foreign Tram Crashes and Accidents

Product no.: 978-1-78155-210-0

Packed with some amazing images and stories, this book boldly illustrates British and foreign tram crashes from the late nineteenth century to the present day, including instances of trams falling victim to aerial bombing. The stories of these disasters are at once humourous, touching and tragic. They also form a unique and dramatic picture of the changing transport scene over the last century.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 196 photographs

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Fokker Fodder: The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c

Product no.: 978-1-78155-065-6


The full story of the aeroplane that formed the backbone of the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War.
234 x 156 mm • hardback • 160 pages • 150 b&w illustrations

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Glamorgan CCC 1888-2012: Changing Faces

Product no.: 978-1-78155-070-0


Photographs and stories featuring players from theearly days of the Club up to the present day.

235 x 165 mm • paperback • 96 pages • 92 b/w and 92 colour photographs

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Sheffield Flats: Park Hill and Hyde Park - Hope, Eye Sore, Heritage

Product no.: 978-1-78155-054-0


A balanced view of all the events and the controversy surrounding the development of Park Hill and Hyde Park flats in Sheffield.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 144 pages • 114 b/w photographs

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The Making of a Scottish Landscape: Moray's Regular Revolution 1760-1840

Product no.: 978-1-78155-398-5

How Lowland improvement and Highland clearances reshaped the Moray landscape - without distress or dissent...

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 288 pages - 35 colour photographs

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Air Wars 1920-1939: The Development and Evolution of Fighter Tactics

Product no.: 978-1-78155-520-0

The full story of how aircraft fighter tactics were developed in the years leading up to the Second World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 208 pages - 5 maps and 64 black-and-white photographs

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Merseyrail Electric

Product no.: 978-1-78155-513-2

Scenes from the busy third rail suburban network serving a famous and diverse part of north-west England.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 96 pages - 152 colour photographs

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Fading Eagle: Politics and Decline of Britain’s Post-War Air Force

Product no.: 978-1-78155-117-2


A fascinating aerial account of the golden post-war age of British aircraft and its heroes.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 288 pages • 60 b/w photographs

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The West Coast Lines: BR Steam From Euston to Glasgow

Product no.: 978-1-78155-207-0


The two decades following the end of the Second World War was a period of great change in Britain. One of the most noticeable changes, apparent throughout the towns and countryside, was the switch from steam to diesel traction. It transformed the character of the railways, not only in the replacement of locomotives, but also in the enormous upheaval of infrastructure. Bill Reed’s photographs capture all of this.

248x 172 mm • paperback • 128 pages • 238 b/w and colour photographs

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Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church

Product no.: 978-1-78155-522-4

Its location not only contributed to some of the best archaeology in Northumberland, but also a herd of wild white cattle unique in the history of the natural world, immortalised in songs, books and art.

248 x 172 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 200 colour photographs and illustrations

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Rare Birds: Forgotten Aircraft of the Second World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-524-8

The hidden story of forgotten aircraft of the Second World War from all fighting nations.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 44 black-and-white and 34 colour photographs

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Lake District Folk

Product no.: 978-1-78155-507-1

A nostalgic recollection of a lifelong association with the people and places of the Lake District.

234 x 156 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 36 black-and-white photographs

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Conan Doyle and the Crimes Club: The Creator of Sherlock Holmes and his Criminological Friends

Product no.: 978-1-78155-194-3


A lively and compelling read, Conan Doyle and the Crimes Club provides a unique window into the Edwardian clique of criminologists and gentleman sleuths. Welcome to the club.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 160 pages • 30 b/w photographs

 

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The Road to Civitella 1944: The Captain, the Chaplain and the Massacre

Product no.: 978-1-78155-531-6

The little known story of the Civitella Massacre, 29 June 1944, and the help two British officers brought to survivors.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 224 pages - 67 black-and-white photographs and 3 maps

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