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    Captain Gill's Walking Stick

    By Saul Kelly

    Hardback £18.46

    New exploration of classic story of Victorian espionage and murder

    Red Wind Over the Balkans

    By Kaloyan Matev

    Hardback £38.43

    This book describes two Soviet offensive operations carried out during September and October 1944. The first was the operation for the occupation of Bulgaria - known as the 'Bulgarian operation'; the second was the Belgrade offensive operation, which was carried out immediately after the Bulgarian operation. Although separate, the two...

    Poor Puss

    By Marilyn Crowther

    Paperback £18.50

    A Social History of English Cats - impressively researched with more than three hundred archival pictures and entertaining anecdotal detail.

    Networks of Power in Palestine

    By Harel Chorev-Halewa

    Hardback £70.46

    This is the first monograph dedicated to the subject of informal networks in Palestine.

    Mr Bridgman's Accomplice

    By John Dann

    Paperback £7.99

    Growing up in Sussex during the turbulent 17th century, John became involved in the illegal ‘owling’ trade, where he learnt his seamanship. Whilst carousing in a Rye inn he was unexpectedly pressed into the Royal Navy. In 1694, disgruntled with the ill-fated Spanish Expedition, he joined ‘Long Ben’ Every’s mutiny...

    Aesthetic Life

    By Miya Elise Mizuta Lippit

    Hardback £43.67

    Aesthetic Life is a study of modern Japan, engaging the fields of art history, literature, and cultural studies, seeking to understand how the beautiful woman bijin emerged as a symbol of Japanese culture during the Meiji period 1868 1912.

    Horace

    By Paul Allen Miller

    Hardback £39.96

    Perhaps no classical writer has been so consistently in vogue as Horace.

    They Turned Out So Ill

    By Alistair Nichols

    Paperback £12.99

    The Independent Companies of Foreigners are widely regarded as the worst examples of foreign units in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. They were formed, in the last years of these wars, to receive French deserters who had come over to the British in Spain. Each company was intended...

    The Magic of the Saltmarsh Coast

    By Kelvin Brown

    Paperback £7.99

    The Saltmarsh Coast is 75 miles of largely undiscovered Essex, stretching from Stow Maries in the south to Salcott in the north, with some wonderful walking on the top of the sea walls amid some marvellous scenery. Mixed in with the salty air and cries of sea birds are hundreds...

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