Local interest, family history & nostalgia

    Pendell House, Blechingley, 1636-2016

    By Jim Brown

    Paperback £10.89

    "Pendell House, Bletchingley, Surrey, is a 1636 Grade 1 listed building, one of only a handful of houses attributed to Inigo Jones, England’s renowned first classical architect, that is still inhabited as a private house.

    Historic England: Bath

    By Simon McNeill-Ritchie

    Paperback £11.45

    An illustrated history one of England's finest cities - Bath.

    Historic England: Leeds

    By Paul Chrystal

    Paperback £11.45

    An illustrated history one of England's finest cities - Leeds.

    Historic England: The Lake District

    By Historic England

    Paperback £11.45

    An illustrated history one of England's best-loved regions regions - The Lake District.

    Teach Yourself to Fly

    By Nigel Tangye

    Hardback £7.25

    Learn how to fly an aeroplane with this gorgeous, lovingly reproduced classic from Mr. Nigel Tangye, a leading aeronautical journalist, author and expert flier. First published in 1938, Teach Yourself to Fly was one of the first titles published in the Teach Yourself series.

    Teach Yourself to Live

    By C. G. L. Du Cann

    Hardback £7.25

    First published in 1955, Teach Yourself to Live is an enchanting and eccentric commentary on how best to live the fullest life and to develop one's self to one's fullest capacity. It is crammed full of timeless wisdom and humourous anecdotes that are sure to inspire, provoke reflection and make...

    Teach Yourself Bird Watching

    By George E. Hyde

    Hardback £7.25

    Appreciating the rich diversity of bird life on our island is about more than just looking out of the window. This beautiful book of birds, first published in 1962, is a wonderful resource for any amateur ornithologist of the present - or the past.

    Teach Yourself Cycling

    By Reg Shaw

    Hardback £7.25

    Learn how to enjoy life on two wheels with this gorgeous, lovingly reproduced classic. Full of charming insights and observations as well as first class explanations of bike mechanics, this book, first published in 1953, deserves to be read by all keen cyclists.

    Teach Yourself Good Manners

    By W.S. Norman

    Hardback £7.25

    First published in 1958, Teach Yourself Good Manners is a fascinating guide packed full of both timeless advice and tips that in today's world will make you chuckle. So, if you've ever wondered how you should peel an apple at a dinner party, break-off an engagement or announce the birth...

    Apprentice of Split Crow Lane

    By Jane Housham

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The investigation into a Gateshead child murder reveals the Victorians - their classes, their justice and their scandals - as never before

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