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Steamers to Ayrshire
by Andrew Clark
In sepia and in full colour this latest collection from self-dubbed ‘steamer dreamer’ Andrew Clark deals with the Clyde steamers that...more

Steamers to the Kyles of Bute
by Andrew Clark
Retired Financial Times music critic and self-confessed ‘steamer dreamer’ Andrew Clark always writes a great book, beautifully written...more

A History of British Waterplanes – Flying Boats, Seaplanes and Amphibians
by Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
The author has coined a new word ‘Waterplanes&rsquos; to denote the flying machines that took off and landed on water as listed in the...more

The Scottish Brick Industry
by Moses Jenkins
The latest title in our developing series about industry and occupations, and published in the familiar ‘old towns’ format, deals with...more

Bygone Bishopthorpe
by Bishopthorpe Local History Group
Most of the photos in this book are the work of the late Robin Hill. The publisher found his photograph albums on a stall at an antiques fair near...more

Hayes’ Boatyard, Stony Stratford – boats built far from the water’s edge
by Alison Leighton
As the title suggests the boatyard’s location was unlikely, being a mile from the nearest water if you don’t count the kitchen tap. The...more

Rails Around Birmingham in photographs by Ray Fincham
by Ray Fincham
This book covers the period 1961 to 1966 and is illustrated throughout by the author’s own photographs which he started taking at the age of...more

Old Middlesbrough
by Paul Chrystal
In 1800 Middlesbrough was little more than a farmstead but by the end of the century the town was a large and busy place thanks to the railway, the...more

Campbeltown Picture House – A Century of Cinema
by Helen Kendrick with Campbeltown Community Business Ltd.
Produced in association with Campbeltown Community Business Ltd, at first glance you might not recognise this as one of our books! The Picture House...more

London’s Necropolis: A Guide to Brookwood Cemetery
by John M. Clarke
This is the long-awaited new and much revised edition of this in-depth reference work originally published by The History Press, second-hand copies of...more

Old Dundonald
by Alex F. Young
Not to be confused with the town of the same name in Northern Ireland, our book is about the wee but ancient place in Ayrshire now overshadowed by its...more

Scottish Hospitals
by Graham Lowe
In the same format as our series on ‘old towns&rsquo and Scottish industries such as shale mining, this is a compact but well-written...more

Bygone Oban
by Bernard Byrom
Much loved and frequented by visitors to the Scottish Highlands, Oban is visited for its own charms and as a base to explore the hinterland and...more

Cheshire’s Last Days of Steam
by Tom Heavyside
This title is up to the usual high standard from this author with long captions rich in the detail that railway enthusiasts desire accompanying his...more

Old Zimbabwe’s Railways and More
by Gordon Shepherd
Despite only having 48 pages this is packed with photos and information. Complementing the author’s similar book on Zambia’s railways this...more

Old Bucksburn, Bankhead and Stoneywood
by Patricia Newman
Patricia Newman’s latest Aberdeen book deals with the northwestern districts of the title. At one time these were separate places from the...more

Old Coll and Tiree
by Bernard Byrom
Lying west of Mull in the Inner Hebrides, these two islands, separated by a narrow strait, are quite different in character. Once populous, Coll was...more

Bygone Troon
by Hugh Maxwell
The douce Ayrshire seaside town of Troon today is a desirable place to live, with a large beach, good shops and clean, wide streets and has fared well...more

Railways of the Channel Islands: A Pictorial Survey compiled by C. Judge
by C. Judge
Originally published in 1992 and subsequently reprinted in quite large quantities several times since but then unavailable in more recent years...more

The Industrial Railways of Port Sunlight and Bromborough Port
by Mike Lister
This is the third and very much revised edition of the book originally published in 1980, a long time ago apparently… anyway the book has been...more

The Isle of Wight Railway
by R. J. Maycock & R. Silsbury
This is a new edition of this book originally published in 1999 in hardback and includes a few pages of new information etc. at the back of the...more
New for February 

Scottish Railways 1923-2016 - A History
by David Ross
The author has previously produced five similarly sized histories of the big five railway companies that worked in Scotland prior to 1923 and so those...more

Radio Caroline - The Pirate Years
by Ralph C. Humphries
In 1964 radio stations had names like the Light Programme, the Home Service, and the Third. In the main they played stuffy music although there was...more

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