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The Patriot – The Secret Diaries of ‘Inka Costas’ (Cyprus)

The Patriot – The Secret Diaries of ‘Inka Costas’ (Cyprus)

Androulla Christou-Layton & Michael Layton QPM

Costas Christou Mavris was not a perfect man, but he most certainly was a special man in many ways. ..

£17.95

Birmingham's First Canal

Birmingham's First Canal

Dr Ron Dawson

The development of Birmingham into a major modern industrial city can be said to have begun in 1772 ..

£9.95

Redditch - From the Chip Shop to the Batchley

Redditch - From the Chip Shop to the Batchley

Tony Aston

Tony Aston was born in 1953 in Redditch, Worcestershire and grew up there until he was sixteen years..

£13.95

Travels With My Camera

Travels With My Camera

Rosemary Morris

The idea of this book started many years ago with my love of nature, places and people. If I think i..

£19.95

The Rhythm of My Life – Have Drums Will Travel

The Rhythm of My Life – Have Drums Will Travel

Mike Rubery

In his memoirs lifelong drummer Mike Rubery entertains us with tales of his early upbringing in Canw..

£11.95

My Lozells Family - Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People

My Lozells Family - Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People

Gill Mansell

Gill Mansell (née Hewitt) was born in 1949 and brought up in the Lozells area of Birmingham, her lar..

£9.95

Trio of Devotion - The Schumanns and Brahms

Trio of Devotion - The Schumanns and Brahms

Christopher Morley

Robert Schumann and Clara Wieck were drawn to each other the moment they met, but there were obstacl..

£6.95

Forgotten Brummies: The men and women who shaped today’s Birmingham...

Forgotten Brummies: The men and women who shaped today’s Birmingham...

Les Williams

People make history in the place they call home. This book briefly describes the lives of twenty-nin..

£14.95

Fred Karno - The Legend Behind the Laughter

Fred Karno - The Legend Behind the Laughter

David Crump, foreword David Robinson

“If in doubt fall on your arse.” That was the mantra of Fred Karno: acrobat, comedian, writer, music..

£19.95

The Last Class - The Story of The Midland Adult School Union 1845-2020

The Last Class - The Story of The Midland Adult School Union 1845-2020

Dawn Hamill

The remarkable story of the Midland Adult School Union charts a Philanthropic, Social Movement to br..

£14.95

The Little Book of Slang, Sayings, Jargon & Humour

The Little Book of Slang, Sayings, Jargon & Humour

Michael Layton QPM & Androulla Christou-Layton

The definition of slang according to the Oxford Dictionary is ‘a type of language consisting of word..

£6.95

Tales Yet To Be Told

Tales Yet To Be Told

Patrick B. Hayes

Father Michael, an Irish Catholic priest, lies ill with fever in a remote monastery in Brittany, fra..

£9.95

Piccadilly Street

Piccadilly Street

Sam Galliford

Piccadilly Street, where consultants consult and their spouses and receptionists make all the import..

£9.95

A Small Town & The Great War: Henley in Arden 1914-1919 (pb)

A Small Town & The Great War: Henley in Arden 1914-1919 (pb)

Douglas Bridgewater

This is the story of Henley in Arden, Warwickshire during the G..

£15.95

Ace of Clubs - A Celebration of the 100 Club

Ace of Clubs - A Celebration of the 100 Club

Digby Fairweather, foreword Jools Holland

During its eighty years under London’s legendary Oxford Street everyone from Louis Armstrong to rock..

£12.95

A Hand Cart Down Henn's Walk - The Times and Trials of an Apprentice Carpenter and Joiner: 1959-1965

A Hand Cart Down Henn's Walk - The Times and Trials of an Apprentice Carpenter and Joiner: 1959-1965

Robert Betteridge

Bob Betteridge left school at 15½ and started an apprenticeship with Midlands Electricity Board whic..

£8.95

Bloody Adjectives - Ripping Yarns from Sleepy Hollow

Bloody Adjectives - Ripping Yarns from Sleepy Hollow

Peter Rhodes

An epic flight into shattered Sarajevo. A stand-off with Miss Piggy. A world scoop as the Cold War e..

£8.95

Stourport on Severn: A history of the town and the area

Stourport on Severn: A history of the town and the area

Anne Bradford

Stourport-on-Severn is the only town in England that owes its existence to the building of canals...

£13.95

Sheila – Unlocking the treatment for PKU

Sheila – Unlocking the treatment for PKU

Anne Green

In 1951 a two year old infant Sheila Jones was diagnosed at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH) wit..

£12.95

Matthew Boulton and the Soho Mint - Copper to Customer

Matthew Boulton and the Soho Mint - Copper to Customer

Sue Tungate

Matthew Boulton (1728-1809) was a globally important industrialist who introduced innovative minting..

£15.95

Funny Brummie Pictures - The Art of Robert Geoghegan

Funny Brummie Pictures - The Art of Robert Geoghegan

Robert Geoghegan

Here is a selection of paintings by artist Robert Geoghegan about his home city of Birmingham where ..

£9.95

Go and Make the Tea, Boy! - Memories of life as a young  reporter during the 1960s

Go and Make the Tea, Boy! - Memories of life as a young reporter during the 1960s

John Phillpott

BEATLE haircut, one set of smart clothes to his name… and with a rock ‘n’ roll attitude hewn out of ..

£9.95

Keep ’em Rollin’, Keep ’em Shootin’, Keep ’em Supplied (Gloucestershire)

Keep ’em Rollin’, Keep ’em Shootin’, Keep ’em Supplied (Gloucestershire)

Fran & Martin Collins

“Keep ’em rollin’, keep ’em shootin’, keep ’em supplied” was the motto of the U.S. Supply depot G-25..

£12.95

Birmingham: Remembering the 50s and 60s

Birmingham: Remembering the 50s and 60s

Alton Douglas

Birmingham’s Got Talent! Well, there can’t be any question about that - a shopping centre that has a..

£10.99

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A Trenchard Brat: A Life in Aviation

A Trenchard Brat: A Life in Aviation

Frederick Weston MBE

An exciting tale of a lifetime in aviation, a lifetime of remarkable ad..

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Brum and Brummies Book Bundle

Brum and Brummies Book Bundle

Carl Chinn

The complete collection of Carl Chinn's popular Brum and Brummies series. These volumes are sure to ..

£27.40 £54.80

Content to Conserve (Redditch)

Content to Conserve (Redditch)

C.T. Wareing

C.T. (Tom) Wareing and his family – then consisting of his wife B..

£4.95 £9.95

Dogs and a Cottage (Airedales)

Dogs and a Cottage (Airedales)

Dora Wright

When Dora Wright found herself jobless at fifty, with her marriag..

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