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Product Description: Harry de Windt (1856–1933) was a man who, by any standards, was a personality, a marked presence in the world of Victorian and Edwardian literature and social life. He was a member of the literary circle around Oscar Wilde and his friend and lover, Bosie (Lord Alfred Douglas); he was active in the world of the turf; and he traveled – he took on dangerous journeys with relish, crossing vast tracts of the British and Russian empires for the sheer thrill of it...read more

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9781473863545 | Pen & Sword, October 31, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Harry de Windt (1856–1933) was a man who, by any standards, was a personality, a marked presence in the world of Victorian and Edwardian literature and social life.

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Product Description: January 2016 marks the centenary of the Military Service Act, which brought in conscription, after the large-scale loss of manpower in the major campaigns of the Western Front. The Act was to create a sustained and dramatic confrontation between the military power-base and the various categories of pacifists and conscientious objectors...read more

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9781445648941 | Amberley Pub Plc, March 19, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: January 2016 marks the centenary of the Military Service Act, which brought in conscription, after the large-scale loss of manpower in the major campaigns of the Western Front.

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Product Description: A shroud of mystique haunts the Horror Stories inside Homicide Lullabies, as we have forged together an Anthology shrieking with obscurity. With daunting themes from psychological dissociation, to the mysterious pathways found in the strangest of places...read more

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9781522957102 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 12, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: A shroud of mystique haunts the Horror Stories inside Homicide Lullabies, as we have forged together an Anthology shrieking with obscurity.

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Product Description: The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion. Every civilization has had its dissenters and its 'deviants' - criminals as well as political offenders, and so prisons became essential to the retention of power...read more

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9781845631642 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, August 19, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion.
9780300025088, titled "Rubens and the Poetics of Landscape" | Yale Univ Pr, October 1, 1982, cover price $42.50 | also contains Rubens and the Poetics of Landscape | About this edition: Rubens and the Poetics of Landscape

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9781783030170 | Pen & Sword, April 19, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion.

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Product Description:  The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and the Great Plains...read more

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9780252036880 | Har/com edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, August 10, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition:  The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and the Great Plains.

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9780252080913 | Univ of Illinois Pr, December 30, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition:  The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and the Great Plains.

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Product Description: A thrilling collection of six Victorian mystery stories introducing the amateur criminologists based at The Septimus Club It's London 1890, and a group of five amateur criminologists based at The Septimus Club in Piccadilly set out to investigate a series of mysterious crimes committed in the capital...read more

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9780750956284 | Trafalgar Square, December 1, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A thrilling collection of six Victorian mystery stories introducing the amateur criminologists based at The Septimus Club It's London 1890, and a group of five amateur criminologists based at The Septimus Club in Piccadilly set out to investigate a series of mysterious crimes committed in the capital.

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Product Description: The unexamined life is not a life in which potential for change and understanding are maximized. ‘Creative Writing and the Art of Self-Discovery’ will change that by introducing the reader to daily writing tasks – journaling – and guided exercises that encourage self-awareness and self-discovery...read more

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9781783080076 | Anthem Pr, April 30, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The unexamined life is not a life in which potential for change and understanding are maximized.

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Product Description: Though not the first anorexic, Sarah Jacob, “the Welsh fasting girl,” was arguably the first to cause a national uproar when she dominated the press in 1869, becoming something of a celebrity. Despite a team of nurses from Guy’s Hospital stationed at her home in Lletherneuadd, Sarah died, and the best minds in British medicine theorized about the cause of her apparently supernatural existence: living in spite of starvation...read more

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9781781720684 | Seren Books/Poetry Wales Pr Ltd, July 1, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Though not the first anorexic, Sarah Jacob, “the Welsh fasting girl,” was arguably the first to cause a national uproar when she dominated the press in 1869, becoming something of a celebrity.

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Product Description: On 17 July 1904, an intimate group of like minded gentlemen sat down to dinner in London's Great Central Hotel. They were united by one shared interest: a fascination with crime and the workings of the criminal mind. This meeting, occurring in the golden age of literary dinners and good fellowship, marked the birth of the Crimes Club, a concept that quickly developed into a professional and academic society boasting members of the legal and literary elite, with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, and gregarious bon viveur at its heart...read more

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9781781551943 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, September 10, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: On 17 July 1904, an intimate group of like minded gentlemen sat down to dinner in London's Great Central Hotel.

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Product Description: The collected essays explore the lives of several writers in Georgian and Victorian Britain, in terms of their knowledge and experience of prison life. This book focuses on the lives of the writers themselves, or on the prison stretches endured by their relatives or acquaintances...read more

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9780857282026, titled "Jane Austen's Aunt Behind Bars: Writers and Their Criminal Relatives and Associates, 1700–1900" | Anthem Pr, June 1, 2013, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The collected essays explore the lives of several writers in Georgian and Victorian Britain, in terms of their knowledge and experience of prison life.

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Product Description: Criminal River explores the social and legal history of the police on the River Thames, from the founding of the Thames Marine Police in 1798 to the contemporary establishment working in cooperation with other security and crime prevention organizations...read more

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9780709093275 | Robert Hale Ltd, July 1, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Criminal River explores the social and legal history of the police on the River Thames, from the founding of the Thames Marine Police in 1798 to the contemporary establishment working in cooperation with other security and crime prevention organizations.

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Product Description: Curious Tales from Lincolnshire is filled with hilarious and surprising examples of folklore, eccentrics, historical and literary events, and popular culture from days gone by, all taken from Lincolnshire’s tumultuous history. Here the reader will meet forgers, poets, aristocrats, politicians, and some less likely residents of the county, including Spring-Heeled Jack—whose spectral figure reportedly jumped over Newport Arch—and the appearance of an angel in Gainsborough...read more

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9780752460277 | Trafalgar Square, November 1, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Curious Tales from Lincolnshire is filled with hilarious and surprising examples of folklore, eccentrics, historical and literary events, and popular culture from days gone by, all taken from Lincolnshire’s tumultuous history.

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Product Description: Thomas Rowlandson was one of the most productive and influential artists of Britain’s Regency years. He worked hard and enjoyed the company of friends and fellow artists, and his client base was immense. His caricatures and satires of contemporary society have in many ways defined our iconic images of that exciting and dangerous society in which the Romantic Movement was formed and a war with Napoleon’s France fought...read more

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9781848682337 | Amberley Pub Plc, August 19, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Thomas Rowlandson was one of the most productive and influential artists of Britain’s Regency years.

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Product Description: Prison is an unknown world for most of us. It is a place where time stops and lives are held in suspension, taken out of circulation. Amongst the jail population are the dangerous inmates: killers and rapists, gang 'hit-men' and serial offenders...read more

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9781845631291 | Wharncliffe, August 19, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Prison is an unknown world for most of us.

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Product Description: The word 'murder' has always attracted widespread local and national media coverage. Once known, the story becomes the subject of discussion in a variety of places throughout the land. Some grisly tales become part of a culture that lives on for generations, whilst others, even by some of the worst serial killers, are soon forgotten...read more

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9781845631307 | Wharncliffe, August 19, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The word 'murder' has always attracted widespread local and national media coverage.

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Product Description: This book features the design, creation and use of air raid shelters, including interviews with people who used them during the Second World War. The different types of bunkers/air raid shelters (both public and in people’s gardens) are covered and the strength and weakness of their designs discussed, using original designs and primary material...read more

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9781848843271 | Pen & Sword, July 19, 2011, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book features the design, creation and use of air raid shelters, including interviews with people who used them during the Second World War.

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9781847161932, titled "A Straightforward Guide to Creative Writing" | Straightforward Pub, March 25, 2011, cover price $15.20
9781899924493 | Straightforward Pub, December 1, 2001, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: The law had as much influence on our ancestors as it does on us today, and it occupies an extraordinary range of individuals, from eminent judges and barristers to clerks and minor officials. Yet, despite burgeoning interest in all aspects of history and ancestry, lawyers and legal history have rarely been looked at from the point of view of a family historian...read more

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9781848842267 | Pen & Sword, February 19, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The law had as much influence on our ancestors as it does on us today, and it occupies an extraordinary range of individuals, from eminent judges and barristers to clerks and minor officials.

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Product Description: The Anglo-Zulu War may be best remembered for the military blundering that led to the astonishing British defeat at Isandlwana, but as Stephen Wade shows in this book, military action throughout the war was supplemented by the actions of spies and explorers in the field, and was often heavily influenced by the decisions made by diplomats...read more

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9781848841802 | Pen & Sword, November 19, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Anglo-Zulu War may be best remembered for the military blundering that led to the astonishing British defeat at Isandlwana, but as Stephen Wade shows in this book, military action throughout the war was supplemented by the actions of spies and explorers in the field, and was often heavily influenced by the decisions made by diplomats.

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Product Description: From the Anglo-Saxons to the 1960s our society imposed the death penalty for serious crime. But by the side of retribution there was always clemency. What could save a felon from the noose?From earliest times, the condemned could look to the sovereign for a royal pardon...read more

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9781848682320 | Amberley Pub Plc, November 19, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From the Anglo-Saxons to the 1960s our society imposed the death penalty for serious crime.

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