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One Firm Anchor

One Firm Anchor:

The Church and the Merchant Seafarer, an Introductory History

By R.W.H. Miller

A comprehensive study of the history of Christian ministry to seamen and sailors, from the Early Church to the modern era.

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ISBN: 9780718892906
£26.25

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ISBN: 9780718840747
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ISBN: 9780718840761
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ISBN: 9780718840754
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The Penny Post

The Penny Post:

1680–1918

By Frank Staff

An authoritative account of the growth of the British public postal service from its local beginnings to national and international agreements.

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ISBN: 9780718828783
£20.25
The Plain Style

The Plain Style:

Protestant Theology in the History of Design

By David Brett

A short study of the effects upon design, principally architecture, of the Reformation and the associated rejection of imagery in worship.

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ISBN: 9780718830328
£20.25
Playing Cards of the World

Playing Cards of the World:

A Collector's Guide

By Kathleen Wowk

A scholarly but accessible history of playing cards, emphasising the diversity of design and usage in different countries, including tips on preservation.

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ISBN: 9780718824082
£32.75
Priest in Deep Water

Priest in Deep Water:

Charles Hopkins and the 1911 Seamen's Strike

By R.W.H. Miller

An account of the remarkable life of Charles Plomer Hopkins, the maritime chaplain and trades unionist who led the first international seamen's strike.

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ISBN: 9780718892326
£27.00
Richard and Maria Cosway

Richard and Maria Cosway

By Gerald Barnett

A carefully researched biography of the Cosways, two fascinating but often neglected figures in 18th-century English art history, emphasises their achievements.

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ISBN: 9780718829445
£32.75
The Shining Sands

The Shining Sands:

Artists in Newlyn and St Ives 1880–1930

By Tom Cross

The remarkable story of the colony of artists whose bold, vibrant style was inspired by the landscape and people of West Cornwall.

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ISBN: 9780718894511
£30.00
The Story of Quakerism in Scotland

The Story of Quakerism in Scotland:

1650–1850

By George B. Burnet and William H. Marwick

The fascinating and troubled history behind Scottish Quakerism is charted in impressive detail in this pioneering study.

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ISBN: 9780718891763
£20.25

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ISBN: 9780718842260
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Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale

Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale:

Sport, Health and Exercise in eighteenth-century England

By Julia Allen

An exploration of the history of British sport, viewed through the lens of the life and work of Samuel Johnson and his friend and correspondent Hester Thrale.

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ISBN: 9780718892760
£21.00

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ISBN: 9780718840983
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ISBN: 9780718841003
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Take a Cold Tub, Sir!

Take a Cold Tub, Sir!:

The Story of the 'Boy's Own Paper'

By Jack Cox

Full of extracts and illustrations from the original issues, the definitive story of one of the world's great children's papers (1879-1966), by its last editor.

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ISBN: 9780718825058
£20.25
A Taste for Diversions

A Taste for Diversions:

Sport in Georgian England

By Dennis Brailsford

An essential text for students and general readers alike, exploring some of the most important years in the formation of our sporting heritage.

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ISBN: 9780718829810
£20.25
Victorian Horses and Carriages

Victorian Horses and Carriages:

A Personal Sketch Book

By William Francis Freelove

From the Hansom cab to the brewer's dray, twenty-seven coloured sketches providing a delightful portrait of Victorian life and transport.

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ISBN: 9780718824488
£3.75
Your Family History

Your Family History:

And How to Discover It

By C.M. Matthews

A detailed guide to the sources available for those who want to trace their family trees, with useful advice on how to conduct research and record results.

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ISBN: 9780718825423
£19.00