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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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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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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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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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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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Celtic Changing Faces

Product no.: 978-1-78155-082-3


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

235 x 165 mm • paperback • 96 pages • illustrated throughout

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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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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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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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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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West Yorkshire Cinemas and Theatres (From the Yorkshire Post Picture Archives)

Product no.: 978-1-78155-206-3


A fantastic collection of pictures and information featuring West Yorkshire's cinemas and theatres.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 144 pages • 220 b/w photographs

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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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Classic British Motorcycles

Product no.: 978-1-78155-086-1


A gloriously illustrated and detailed book on classic British motorcycles revealed for the first time

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 160 pages • colour photographs throughout

 

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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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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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The Phantom in Focus: A Navigator’s Eye on Britain’s Cold War Warrior

Product no.: 978-1-78155-421-0

The Ultimate Profile of Britain's Definitive Cold War Fighter.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 336 pages • 139 b/w and 96 colour 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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Napoleon and his Women Friends

Product no.: 978-1-78155-177-6

Josephine was not the only woman in Napoleon’s life. Several sisters, a second wife and numerous mistresses are also included.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 304 pages • 32 b/w illustrations
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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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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

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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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Letters from the Front: Letters and Diaries from the British Expeditionary Forces...

Product no.: 978-1-78155-338-1

The First World War told in the letters and diaries of those that fought it.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 32 b/w 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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The Avro Vulcan: A History

Product no.: 978-1-78155-232-2


A detailed and comprehensive account of Britain’s iconic and much loved nuclear bomber.

248 x 172 mm • paperback • 176 pages • 150 b/w and 28 col. photographs

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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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Britain’s Cold War Bombers

Product no.: 978-1-78155-052-6


From the iconic Vulcan to the latest generation of Typhoon aircraft, this fascinating and highly illustrated book tells how each design was created and translated into operational aircraft.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 336 pages • 200 b/w and 50 col. photographs

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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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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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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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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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Sylvia Plath in Devon: A Year's Turning

Product no.: 978-1-78155-437-1

A unique analysis of a crucial period in the life of this iconic writer, who tragically committed suicide just months later.

235 x 165 mm - paperback - 128 pages - 11 colour 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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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 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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Napoleon on St Helena

Product no.: 978-1-78155-171-4


A Comprehensive Account of Napoleon’s Imprisonment.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 246 pages • 80 colour illustrations

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Lords and Masters

Product no.: 978-1-78155-018-2

A Masterpiece of Character Depiction. An Exposé of the Mayfair Mussolini Fans and War Profiteers.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 288 pages

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Fighters over Stalingrad: Air Operations of the Soviet VVS and the Luftwaffe

Product no.: 978-1-78155-046-5

The first book with detailed descriptions of the air war over Stalingrad based on early unpublished archive sources.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 384 pages • 85 b/w photographs

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Dear Raymond: The Story of Spirituality and the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-219-3


When Raymond Lodge died in 1915, his story seemed at an end until his father began an emotive, dangerous and controversial journey into the afterlife, resurrecting Raymond, turning the ideas of Victorian religious tradition on their heads and fuelling a new debate into the relevance of God in the Twentieth Century.

248 x 172 mm • hardback • 208 pages • 41 b/w photographs

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A Flying Life: An Enthusiast’s Photographic Record of British Aviation in the 1930s

Product no.: 978-1-78155-087-8


The golden pre-war age of British flying caught by the cameras of amateur enthusiasts.
248 x 172 mm • hardback • 256 pages • 300 black and white photographs

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East Yorkshire Village Visits

Product no.: 978-1-78155-264-3


A charming collection of thirty historical and contemporary studies of East Riding communities based on the popular ‘Village Visit’ series in the Journal, the well-known county magazine.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 240 pages • 60 b/w photographs

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Mustang - Thoroughbred Stallion of the Air

Product no.: 978-1-78155-051-9

This P/F-51 book will be rife with first-person accounts of the beloved Mustang in combat in two wars.

275 x 210 mm • hardback • 224 pages • 200 (50 colour)
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The North Eastern Railway in the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-081-6


The story of the essential support role provided by the North Eastern Railway in the First World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 208 pages

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Old Whiskey and Young Women: American True Crime: Tales of Murder, Sex and Scandal

Product no.: 978-1-62545-108-8

Some of the most notorious and scandalous cases in US legal history are explored in this riveting book.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 77 black-and-white photographs

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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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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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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

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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

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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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