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A History of Britain in 100 Dogs

A History of Britain in 100 Dogs

by Emma White

A History of Britain In 100 Dogs

As the ultimate dog-loving nation, our history is inextricably entwined with that of our dogs. Through history they have sniffed, rolled, shaken and pawed their way to our hearts, and be...
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A Short History of Drunkenness

A Short History of Drunkenness

by Mark Forsyth

A Short History fo Drunkenness

By the author of the Sunday Times no. 1 bestseller The EtymologiconAlmost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkenness. But in every age and in every place...
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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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Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts

Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts

by Sophie Page

Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts

The art of predicting earthly events from the movements of stars and planets has always been a source of fascination. Medieval astrologers, though sometimes feared to be magicians in le...
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Brolliology

Brolliology

by Marion Rankine

Brolliology : A History of the Umbrella in Life and Literature

Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia--holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class distinctions, an...
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Corpse Talk: Season 1

Corpse Talk: Season 1

by Adam Murphy

Corpse Talk : Season 1

The dead are rising! Up out of the mouldering pages of history comes the chat show that digs the dirt on some of history's most famous, infamous and downright incredible men and women. What was th...
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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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Grave Diggers Poster

Grave Diggers Poster


Poster Grave Diggers at the Grave of John Mitchell

A2 black and white poster taken from an original image held in The National Archives. The photograph dates from 1875 and features grave diggers at the grave of John Mit...
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Jumbo

Jumbo

by John Sutherland

Jumbo: The Unauthorised Biography of a Victorian Sensation

The first comprehensive 'biography' of one of the first celebrity animals who gave us one of our favourite words. Jumbo, Victorian England's favourite elephant,...
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Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

by Sophie Page

Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

From simple charms to complex and subversive rituals to summon demons, diverse forms of magic were practiced in the Middle Ages. With numerous fascinating illustrations from the British Lib...
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Parting Shots

Parting Shots

by Matthew Parris

Parting Shots

Up till 2006 a British Ambassador leaving his post was encouraged to write what was known as a valedictory despatch, to be circulated to a small number of influential people in government. This was the par...
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Photograph of A Ghost

Photograph of A Ghost


Photograph of a Ghost

A2 black and white poster taken from an original image held in The National Archives. The photograph dates from 1899 and is a double exposed image seeming to show a ghost.

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Physical Training Simplified

Physical Training Simplified

by Edward B Warman

Physical Training Simplified

This handbook of physical fitness from the Edwardian age is both refreshingly practical and amusingly eccentric. Dynamic good health is the aim - not giant muscles - and much care and attent...
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Poster Skulls in Hats

Poster Skulls in Hats


Poster Skulls in Hats

A2 poster of a photogrpahic image taken from the collection held at The National Archives. The picture features three skulls in hats.

The poster is presneted rolled in a tube.
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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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Rest In Pieces

Rest In Pieces

by Bess Lovejoy

Rest In Pieces : The Curious Fate of Famous Corpses

In the long run, we're all dead. But for some of the most influential figures in history, death marked the start of a new adventure. The famous deceased have been stol...
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Sarcophagus Poster

Sarcophagus Poster


Poster Sarcophagus


A2 black and white poster taken from an original image held in The National Archives. The photograph is of an Egyptian Sarcophagus.

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Scorn

Scorn

by Matthew Parris

Scorn : The Wittiest and Wickedest Insults in Human History

Encompassing literature, art, politics, showbiz, marriage, gender, nationality and religion, Matthew Parris's sublime collection is the perfect companion for t...
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Severed

Severed

by Frances Larson

Severed : a History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Our history is littered with heads. Over the centuries, they have decorated our churches, festooned our city walls and filled our museums; they have been props for artis...
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Skeleton's Tea Party Poster

Skeleton's Tea Party Poster


Skeleton's Tea Party Poster

A2 black and white poster taken from an original image held in The National Archives. The photograph is of a skeleton's tea party.

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