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              Dunkirk and the Little Ships
               

              Dunkirk and the Little Ships (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Weir, Philip

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                29 Oct 20

              An illustrated guide to the history of the famous Little Ships and their role in the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940, which saved hundreds of thousands of British soldiers from capture by German forces.

              ISBN 9781784423759
              Released AU 29 Oct 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Series Shire Library
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              Fashion in the 1960s
               

              Fashion in the 1960s (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Milford-Cottam, Daniel

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              From Mary Quant to Mods and Rockers, this is a colorful illustrated history of the most revolutionary decade for British fashion in the twentieth century: the 1960s.

              ISBN 9781784424084
              Released AU 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Series Shire Library
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              Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s

              Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s (Hardback)

              By Armstrong, Mark

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              Reveals how the sweeping social changes of the 1960s affected the British look, how designers and entrepreneurs such as Mary Quant and John Stephen made London the fashion city of the decade, and the influence of public figures such as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Cathy McGow...an, Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton.
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              ISBN 9780747812487
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Spas and Spa Visiting

              Spas and Spa Visiting (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Rotherham, Ian

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              The British spa came into its own in the Georgian period, with thousands flocking to take the waters at Bath, Cheltenham and Tunbridge Wells as well as numerous other towns. This book traces the story of spa bathing from Roman and medieval times, through its heyday in Georgian an...d Victorian Britain, up to its demise in the twentieth century.
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              ISBN 9780747813743
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Scottish Fishing Boats

              Scottish Fishing Boats (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Tanner, Matthew

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              Fishing has an unglamorous reputation, yet the story of the fishing boat is one of continual innovation and experiment in design and technology. This title introduces the history of the Scottish fishing vessel and chronicles the developments that have created fishing machines whi...ch are highly effective tools and are delight to the eyes.
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              ISBN 9780747803171
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Straw and Straw Craftsmen

              Straw and Straw Craftsmen (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Staniforth, Arthur R.

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              Explores different uses of straw, from early bedding and matting, straw huts and thatched roofs to stuffed horse collars, archery targets, and woven baskets. Using illustrations of a variety of straw crafts and considering the development of these skills, this book serves as an i...ntroduction to the rural craft.
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              ISBN 9780747801030
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Old Cooking Utensils
               

              Old Cooking Utensils (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 4th edition)

              By Eveleigh, David J.

              How we equip and use our kitchen has changed irrevocably over the centuries, the twentieth century has seen technological and social changes making their mark; the kitchen fire, for many a century the focal point of the house, has given way to electricity and gas. This title look...s at the kitchen that centered on the open hearth or range.
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              ISBN 9780852638125
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Bridges

              Bridges (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hayman, Richard

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              A brief history of the design and construction of bridges in the UK from medieval times to the modern day, including famous and notable examples such as Tower Bridge and the Forth Bridge.

              ISBN 9781784423872
              Released AU 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Volkswagen Beetle
               

              Volkswagen Beetle (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Copping, Richard

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              Looks at the marque's initial post-war rescue by the British and the effect of early VW Director General Heinz Nordhoff's forward-looking desire to perfect one model rather than spread the company's talent over a range of designs, at the impact of radical-minded advertising campa...igns and at the Beetle's production record.
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              ISBN 9780747814474
              Released AU 10 Sep 2014
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Tracing Lost Railways

              Tracing Lost Railways (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Yorke, Trevor

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              A short guide to the intriguing structures and artifacts that can be found along the routes of disused railways.

              ISBN 9781784423711
              Released AU 28 Apr 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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