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Picture of A Chasm in Time: Scottish War Art and Artists in the Twentieth Century.

A Chasm in Time: Scottish War Art and Artists in the Twentieth Century.

Andrew, Patricia R.

From a Gordon Highlander in the Afghan War, painted in 1881, to the Scottish Korean War Me...

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Picture of When Reporters Cross the Line: The Heroes, the Villains, the Hackers and the Spies.

When Reporters Cross the Line: The Heroes, the Villains, the Hackers and the Spies.

Purvis, Stewart and Hulbert, Jeff.

If the role of journalists is to bear witness to history, can they ever justify participat...

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Picture of The Swastika: Symbol Beyond Redemption?

The Swastika: Symbol Beyond Redemption?

Heller, Stephen.

It’s an historical irony that this ancient manifestation of good luck and fortune bears s...

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Picture of The World Goes Pop: The EY Exhibition.

The World Goes Pop: The EY Exhibition.

Morgan, Jessica and Frigeri, Flavia (eds.).

With this fascinating exhibition catalogue from Eyal Ofer gallery and the Tate Modern, com...

$55.00 $14.95

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Picture of The Animals: Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy.

The Animals: Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy.

Bucknell, Katherine (ed.).

Christopher Isherwood was already an acclaimed writer when he met Don Bachardy on a Santa ...

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Picture of Moll: The Life and Times of Moll Flanders.

Moll: The Life and Times of Moll Flanders.

Rees, Sian.

You don’t need to have read Daniel Defoe’s novel to be familiar with that lusty wench Moll...

$45.00 $7.95

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Picture of The Young Oxford History of Britain and Ireland: An Ancient Land: Prehistory - Vikings.

The Young Oxford History of Britain and Ireland: An Ancient Land: Prehistory - Vikings.

Corbishley, Mike.

This is a young person's guide to ancient Britain and Ireland, although a reader of any ag...

$22.95 $7.95

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Picture of Fleeing from the Fuhrer: A Postal History of Refugees from the Nazis.

Fleeing from the Fuhrer: A Postal History of Refugees from the Nazis.

Brinson, Charmian and Kaczynski, William.

An unusual collection of correspondence from refugees seeking to escape Hitler’s Germany a...

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Picture of Spies and Commissars: Bolshevik Russia and the West.

Spies and Commissars: Bolshevik Russia and the West.

Service, Robert.

This is a fascinating account of the Russian revolutionary period, taking up the story in ...

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Picture of Mythical Indies and Columbus's Apocalyptic Letter: Imagining the Americas in the Late Middle Ages.

Mythical Indies and Columbus's Apocalyptic Letter: Imagining the Americas in the Late Middle Ages.

Willingham, Elizabeth Moore.

With his Letter of 1493 to the court of Spain, Christopher Columbus heralded his first voy...

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Picture of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

Hugo, Victor.

This beautifully produced collector’s edition has gilt edges, cloth covered boards and a d...

$16.99 $7.95

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Picture of Common Cause: Commonwealth Scots and the Great War.

Common Cause: Commonwealth Scots and the Great War.

Allan, Stuart and Forsyth, David.

In 1914, as the world prepared for war, thousands of men enlisted in Scotland. But thousan...

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Picture of Hidden Stories of the First World War.

Hidden Stories of the First World War.

Storer, Jackie.

These true-life stories tell the extraordinary experiences of ordinary people who were cau...

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Picture of Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory: The Complete Story of Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket and Roald Dahl's Most Famous Creation.

Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory: The Complete Story of Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket and Roald Dahl's Most Famous Creation.

Mangan, Lucy.

Published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s story, fa...

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Picture of Great Writers on The Great War: Fighting France.

Great Writers on The Great War: Fighting France.

Wharton, Edith.

Wharton was living in Paris when war broke out in 1914 and she describes its effects on th...

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Picture of How to Win a Roman Chariot Race: Lives, Legends and Treasures from the Ancient World.

How to Win a Roman Chariot Race: Lives, Legends and Treasures from the Ancient World.

Hood, Jane.

From ancient cosmetics to the earliest known computer, from the deciphering of ancient lan...

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Picture of The Edge of Physics: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Cosmology.

The Edge of Physics: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Cosmology.

Ananthaswamy, Anil.

He provides a geographical romp through many of the remote astronomical observatories dott...

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Picture of Seashores: An Ecological Guide.

Seashores: An Ecological Guide.

Cremona, Julian.

A detailed examination of the features which define the sea coast and the various types of...

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