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A Gentleman's Guide To Beard And Moustache Management

A Gentleman's Guide To Beard And Moustache Management

by Chris Martin

A Gentleman's Guide to Beard And Moustache Management

Do you know how to trim your whiskers properly? With beards and moustaches more popular than ever, this delightful little book sets out to answer this pressing quest...
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Comic, Curious And Quirky Press Stories From Centuries Past

Comic, Curious And Quirky Press Stories From Centuries Past

by Rona Levin

Comic, Curious and Quirky Press Stories from Centuries Past

This book is an eclectic collection of humorous, bizarre and quirky newspaper stories spanning the 1700s to 1900s. It reveals life's (often avoidable) daily p...
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Fancy Cycling

Fancy Cycling

by Isabel Marks

Fancy Cycling

By 1901, when this book first free-wheeled spectacularly into sight, cycling was well established both as leisure pastime and method of getting about. Yet as a forum for the display of acrobatic prowess it...
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First Class

First Class

by Chris West

First Class : A History of Britain in 36 Postage Stamps

This delightfully playful history uses 36 of our most expressive, quirky, beautiful and sometimes baffling stamps to tell us the story of Britain, through Dickens ...
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How To Cure The Plague And  Other Curious Remedies

How To Cure The Plague And Other Curious Remedies

by Julian Walker

How To Cure The Plague And Other Curious Remedies

Today we are used to reaching for a painkiller when we get a headache, we take anaesthetics and antibiotics for granted, and we would not dream of making our own medicin...
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How To Survive An Atomic Attack

How To Survive An Atomic Attack

by John Christopher

How To Survive An Atomic Attack : A Cold War Manual

The Soviet Union detonated its first nuclear in 1949, heralding the era of the Cold War in which the prospect of thermonuclear attack and assured mutual destruction pu...
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Inventions That Didn't Change The World

Inventions That Didn't Change The World

by Julie Halls

Inventions That Didn't Change the World

Inventions that Didn't Change the World is a fascinating visual tour through some of the most bizarre inventions registered with the British authorities in the nineteenth century....
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Keep Britain Tidy And Other Posters From The Nanny State

Keep Britain Tidy And Other Posters From The Nanny State

by Hester Vaizey

Keep Britain Tidy & Other Posters From the Nanny State

This collection of public information posters from the period 1945-75 is published in conjunction with the National Archives, where the original posters are located...
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Lovely Bits Of Old England

Lovely Bits Of Old England

by John Betjeman

Lovely Bits of Old England

John Betjeman began writing for the Telegraph in 1951 and continued to do so for a quarter of a century. During that time Britain underwent profound social and cultural changes. In architectur...
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Manners For Millionaires

Manners For Millionaires

by Brummel & Beau

Manners For Millionaires

Manners for Millionaires answers the cry for instruction and guidance from the aspiring rich: 'our readers as still belong to the Pauper, Practically Pauper and Comparatively Pauper strata of so...
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Odd One Out

Odd One Out

by Paul Sullivan

Odd One Out : The Devilish Quiz for History Lovers

Think you can tell a killer from a king, a pirate from a pope? There's only one way to find out! This amazing little quiz contains sixty different 'odd one outs'. Featu...
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Ode To Bully Beef

Ode To Bully Beef

by John Sadler & Rosie Serdiville

Ode To Bully Beef : WWII Poetry They Didn't Let You Read

The Second World War (1939-45) was not greeted with the same lavish outpouring of patriotic fervour that had attended August 1914. Any rags of glory had long sinc...
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Roger, Sausage And Whippet

Roger, Sausage And Whippet

by Christopher Moore

Roger, Sausage And Whippet : A Miscellany of Trench Lingo from the Great War

In four long years, 1914 - 1918, the Western Front maimed a generation of young men and women bonded by combat and burdened by duty. Now, thro...
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Strange Laws Of Old England

Strange Laws Of Old England

by Nigel Cawthorne

Strange Laws Of Old England

Did you know that: It's against the law to check into a hotel in London under assumed names for the purpose of lovemaking? Under a statute of Edwards II all whales washed up on the shore belo...
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Titled Americans 1890 Or The Real Heiress's Guide to Marrying an Aristocrat

Titled Americans 1890 Or The Real Heiress's Guide to Marrying an Aristocrat

by Chauncey Mitchell Depew

Titled Americans 1890 : The Real Heiress's Guide to Marrying an Aristocrat

Perfect for all Downton Abbey fans, this is the 1890 book behind the marriage of Lord and Lady Grantham. In an age when securing a prudent match...
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Tommy Rot

Tommy Rot

by John Saddler & R Serdiville

Tommy Rot : WW1 Poetry They Didn't Let You Read

The Great War 1914-1918 was dubbed the 'war to end all wars' and introduced the full flowering of industrial warfare to the world. The huge enthusiasm which had greeted th...
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Londonopolis

Londonopolis

by Martin Latham

Londonopolis : A Curious History of London

This curious history of London whisks you down the rabbit hole and into the warren of backstreets, landmarks, cemeteries, palaces, markets, museums and secret gardens of the gr...
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Medieval Puzzle Collection

Medieval Puzzle Collection

by Tim Dedopulos

Medieval Puzzle Collection

Be transported back to the time of knights, castles and maidens with this beautiful book of medieval-themed puzzles. Challenge your perception and logic to a mental joust in a narrative that s...
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Sherlock Holmes Elementary Puzzles

Sherlock Holmes Elementary Puzzles

by Dr John Watson

Sherlock Holmes Elementary Puzzles

Join the world's greatest fictional detective and use your own powers of deduction to solve these ingenious enigmas. This remarkable collection features all kinds of puzzles to suit al...
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Railway Ribaldry

Railway Ribaldry

by W. Heath Robinson

Railway Ribaldry

First published for the centenary of the Great Western Railway in 1935, 'Railway Ribaldry' is an affectionate and humorous look at life on board the company's famous trains, incorporating some of Willi...
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