Originally published between 1823-1825, these tales have been out of print for over 180 years, but are collected together here with some of the original woodcut illustrations.
Offers an introduction to the life and ideas of one of Ireland's great thinkers and patriots - AE Russell. This book studies the man that was AE through his thoughts and ideas.
Eighteenth-century Bath was at the centre of English culture and fashion. A pleasure resort as well as a spa town, it played host to the beau monde in search of diversion in addition to the infirm...
ISBN: 9780752465630 Autor: Arnold, Neil
Strange things have been reported as appearing in Britain's skies over the centuries - from ghostly planes and UFOs, to reports of sky serpents and flying jellyfish. This title compiles...
A history of the Middle and Lower Thames
How did the First World War start? Who were the main players? Where did the fighting begin? And why were there so many casualties? If the 100-year anniversary of this war to end all wars has left...
Years ago Garth Groombridge recorded the changing scene in Teddington, Twickenham and the Hamptons - focusing particularly on buildings that were due for demolition. He uses his photographs to...
What happened at Verdun, where is Ypres, and why did the first day of the Somme matter so much? How and where were the great battles of World War I fought? This easy-to-read guide through the First...
ISBN: 9780752460727 Autor: Cooper, Gary
Commander Edward John Smith's career had been a remarkable example of how a man from a humble background could get far in the world. Born to a working-class family in the landlocked...
An alphabetical directory that details the aircraft, airships and gliders which have served the UK's forces throughout the 103 years since the first powered flight, the airship Nullis Secundus,...
Worthington family history has been well researched, and this work published on the subject, reveals yet more about this family. It opens in 1572, tracing 12 generations of the title Worthington...
Every page is bursting with strange tales of local interest: antiquities and relics, folklore and magic, strange deaths, wicked murders and the complete history of events such as the Bristol Riots...
Chadwell Heath and the road to Romford Market
ISBN: 9780752458809 Autor: Kinross, John
Discovering the smallest churches in Scotland
A Companion & Guide to The Wars of the Roses will appeal to those who find that visiting a historical site brings life and colour to the period.
Looks at what was it really like in the first cafes, as coffee drinking became more popular? This book also deals with such questions as: What else did the shops sell? How did coffee shop life...
The diaries of Violet Carey
A biography that provides an introduction to Charles Dickens, from his disturbed childhood with a traumatic period working in a blacking factory, his instant success as a young writer, the major...
ISBN: 9780750961776 Autor: Quinn, Robin
The first book to tell the remarkable true story of Charles Deville Wells, the fraudster and gambler who broke the bank at Monte Carlo, winning the equivalent of $45 million.
ISBN: 9780752424934 Autor: Seabright, Colin
Illustrated with over 200 photographs and postcards, this fascinating collection captures the twentieth-century history of the parishes - from the shops and businesses that evolved from the market...