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1950s Housewife

1950s Housewife

by Sheila Hardy

1950s Housewife : Marriage & Homemaking in the 1950s

Being a housewife in the 1950s was quite a different experience to today. After the independence of the wartime years, women had to leave their jobs when they married...
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A Butler's Guide To Gentleman's Grooming

A Butler's Guide To Gentleman's Grooming

by Nicholas Clayton

A Butler's Guide to Gentlemen's Grooming

A real gentleman knows that it is essential to be well-groomed, and while a bit of moisturizer will help, it is not enough. Our Butler's guide is the ultimate source of informati...
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A Smattering Of Latin

A Smattering Of Latin

by Simon R H James

A Smattering Of Latin : Get Classical with Trivia, Quizes and Fun

This fun, absorbing book, packed with quirky bite-sized lists, quizzes and trivia, is an exploration of the Latin language, aiming to prove that it is as...
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Advice To Single Women

Advice To Single Women

by Haydn Brown

Advice To Single Women

'Single women who have been industrious, and who have boldly carved out a career for themselves, can afford to snap their fingers at lost lovers, and thank the fate that at length designed them fo...
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Blunders Of Our Government

Blunders Of Our Government

by Anthony King

The Blunders of Our Governments

With unrivalled political savvy and a keen sense of irony, distinguished political scientists Anthony King and Ivor Crewe open our eyes to the worst government horror stories and explain ...
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Carols From Kings

Carols From Kings

by Alexandra Coughlan

Carols From Kings

The exquisite sound of a lone chorister singing Once in Royal David's City amid the candlelit chapel of King's College, Cambridge, marks the start of the Christmas festivities for millions of people ro...
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Comic, Curious and Quirky

Comic, Curious and Quirky

by Rona Levin

Comic, Curious & Quirky : News stories from centuries past

It reveals life's (often avoidable) daily perils such as the woman who poisoned her dinner guests, then died, having forgotten she'd used the same saucepan just...
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Corsets And Codpieces

Corsets And Codpieces

by Karen Bowman

Corsets And Codpieces : A Social History Of Outrageous Fashion

Have you ever wondered why we wear the type of clothes we do? Packed with outlandish outfits, this exciting history of British fashion trends reveals the fl...
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Cycling Craze of the Hour

Cycling Craze of the Hour


Cycling : Craze of the Hour

"Directly you are in motion you will feel quite helpless, and experience a sensation of being run away with, and it will seem as if the machine were trying to throw you off" Cycling: The Craz...
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Dearest Margarita

Dearest Margarita


Dearest Margarita : An Edwardian Love Story in Post Cards

In 1900, aged twenty and travelling from Havana to Europe, Margarita Johnson met and fell in love with the dashing gold prospector Charles Lumb. Her father disap...
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Deportment For Dukes And Tips For Toffs

Deportment For Dukes And Tips For Toffs

by Brummell & Beau

Deportment for Dukes & Tips for Toffs

First published in 1900, this is the original comportment guide for the aristocracy. The want of a literature appealing only to those moving in the highest social circles, and pract...
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Fascinating Footnotes From History

Fascinating Footnotes From History

by Giles Milton

Fascinating Footnotes From History

'Giles Milton is a man who can take an event from history and make it come alive ...an inspiration for those of us who believe that history can be exciting and entertaining' Matthew Re...
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Fox Tossing, Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports

Fox Tossing, Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports

by E Brooke-Hitching

Fox Tossing, Octopus Wrestling & Other Forgotten Sports

For those who enjoyed the quirkiness of Schott's Miscellany, the erudition of The Etymologiconor the extremes of The Dangerous Book for Boys, this is the perfect r...
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Gentlewoman's Book of Sports

Gentlewoman's Book of Sports

by Lady Greville

Gentlewoman's Book of Sports

"One would hear considerably less of hysteria, of morphine-mania, and of other regrettable characteristics of fin-de-siecle existence, if women were to take to fencing as one of the regular ...
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Her Ladyship's Guide to the Art of Conversation

Her Ladyship's Guide to the Art of Conversation

by Caroline Taggart

Her Ladyship's Guide to the Art of Conversation

The ability to engage and entertain your companions always stands you in good stead but many people feel nervous with strangers or fear that they lack the skills to put ot...
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It's All A Bit Heath Robinson

It's All A Bit Heath Robinson

by Lucinda Gosling

It's All A Bit Heath Robinson : Re-Inventing the First World War

William Heath Robinson remains one of Britain's best-loved illustrators and has embedded himself into English vernacular, inspiring the phrase 'it's all a...
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Medieval Graffiti

Medieval Graffiti

by Matthew Champion

Medieval Graffiti : The Lost Voices of England's Churches

For centuries carved writings and artworks in churches lay largely unnoticed. So archaeologist Matthew Champion started a nationwide survey to gather the best ex...
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One Lump Or Two

One Lump Or Two


One Lump or Two : Tea , Twinings & Edward Bawden

One Lump or Two is a delightful infusion of tea, limericks and the art of Edward Bawden RA (1903-1989). In the 1930s the artist collaborated with celebrated author and ep...
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Reel History

Reel History

by Alex Von Tunzelmann

Reel History : The World According To The Movies

"Was the printing press invented by King Arthur? Did William 'Braveheart' Wallace father Edward III of England? And did Jon Bon Jovi rescue an Enigma machine during World...
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Ride A Cock Horse

Ride A Cock Horse


Ride A Cock Horse And Other Nursery Rhymes : Illustrated By Mervyn Peake

This elegantly produced collection of classic nursery rhymes is accompanied by richly imaginative drawings by Mervyn Peake. First published in 194...
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