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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

I Remember When (West Midlands Heritage Memories)

I Remember When (West Midlands Heritage Memories)

Ed. Peter Millington

The year 2020 will be remembered as the year in which a deadly viral pandemic known as Covid-19 cast..

£9.95

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

Veg Verses (Gardening)

Veg Verses (Gardening)

Jane and Peter Coleman

Nothing beats the taste of freshly picked vegetables that you’ve grown yourself. Whether you’re an e..

£6.95

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 Art of Making Money

Matthew Boulton and the Art of Making Money

Ed. Richard Clay and Sue Tungate

This publication accompanies an exhibition held at the Barber Insti..

£9.95

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

Proud to Serve: Embracing Diversity in Policing (West Midlands Police)

Proud to Serve: Embracing Diversity in Policing (West Midlands Police)

Michael Layton QPM

Proud to Serve chronicles the journey of one police officer between 1999 and 200..

£14.95

A Family At War - Getting Some Service In During The World Wars

A Family At War - Getting Some Service In During The World Wars

Stephen A. Royle

A Family at War considers the wartime experiences of families brought together by the marriage of tw..

£12.95

A Black Country Childhood (Walsall)

A Black Country Childhood (Walsall)

Timothy Exiguous

'A Black Country Childhood' is an offbeat sketch, by turns satirical and rueful, of growing up in an..

£5.95

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

Robert Owen and the architect Joseph Hansom - An unlikely form of co-operation

Robert Owen and the architect Joseph Hansom - An unlikely form of co-operation

Penelope Harris

Robert Owen was a charismatic pipe-dreamer, bound to unrealistic expectations. Though born in Newtow..

£14.95

Beyond the Notes - A Lifelong Passion for Classical Music

Beyond the Notes - A Lifelong Passion for Classical Music

Stephannie Williams

Stephannie Williams (‘Steve’ to all who know her) has led a busy life representing artists and arran..

£11.95

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..

£14.99 £19.99