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Wolf

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The Wolf
The True Story of an Epic Voyage of Destruction in WW1

Author: Peter Hohnen
Publication Date: 18 June 2009

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In the years 1916-1918, the Wolf, an ordinary freighter, undertook a continuous fifteen-month cruise in which she traversed three of the world's major oceans, destroyed more than thirty Allied vessels and captured over 400 men, women and children. This work exhibits the tremendous impact that the warship made on the people of many nations.

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Vikings and Their Origins

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The Vikings and Their Origins

Author: David M. Wilson
Publication Date: 22 May 1989

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This book is intended not only to portray an image of the Vikings but to show something of the culture of the Scandinavian countries in which they were settled in the four centuries before they burst on the European scene.

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ground truth

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ground truth
3 Para Return to Afghanistan

Author: Patrick bishop
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2010

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EYE OF THE STORM

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EYE OF THE STORM

Author: Peter PETER RATCLIFFE
Publication Date: 200011

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Secret Armies

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Secret Armies
Resistance Fighters in World War Two

Author: Tim Healey
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A Short History of the World

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A Short History of the World

Author: H G Wells
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1953

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Nature of History

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Nature of History

Author: Arthur Marwick
Publication Date: 19890900

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A study of the nature of history and its place in modern society.

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COLDITZ - THE FULL STORY

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COLDITZ - THE FULL STORY

Author: MAJOR P R REID
Publication Date: 1984

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An in depth review of the conditions within Colditz and the numerous escape attempts made by allied captives.The author expe...

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Little Book of Titanic

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The Little Book of Titanic

Author: Clive Groome
Publication Date: 31 December 2010

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War's Forgotten Women

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War's Forgotten Women
British Widows of the Second World War

Author: Helen D. Millgate
Publication Date: 1 September 2011

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The Second World War widows were the 'forgotten women', largely ignored by the government and the majority of the population. The men who died in the service of their country were rightly honoured, but the widows and orphans they left behind were soon forgotten.

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Tales from the South China Seas

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Tales from the South China Seas
Images of the British in South East Asia in the Twentieth Century

Author: Charles Allen
Publication Date: 25 January 1990

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This third and final part of the Tales of Empire trilogy chronicles the lives, manners and fortunes of some 70 subjects of the former British Empire in the Far East - men and women who lived in Malaysia, Singapore, Sarawak, Borneo and Hong Kong in the last half-century of the Empire.

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Scrimgeour's Scribbling Diary

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Scrimgeour's Scribbling Diary
The Truly Astonishing Diary and Letters of an Edwardian Gentleman, Naval Officer, Boy and Son

Author: Alexander Scrimgeour
Publication Date: 1 July 2009

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When young Alexander Scrimgeour lost his life at the Battle of Jutland in 1916, he had already left a legacy - complete diaries spanning the previous six years, chronicling his life a wealthy stock broker's son, then his time as a young sea cadet and finally as a Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Navy.

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Town Below the Ground

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The Town Below the Ground
Edinburgh's Legendary Underground City

Author: Jan-Andrew Henderson
Publication Date: 16 September 1999

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This is the tale of the lost city below the Scottish capital, chronicling Edinburgh's history, its structure and the lives of its inhabitants. The book discusses the lost city's rediscovery, the stories that made it legendary, the areas where it existed, and where to find the parts that remain.

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In the Wake of the Plague

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In the Wake of the Plague
The Black Death and the World it Made

Author: Norman F. Cantor
Publication Date: 4 February 2002

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A sweeping social history of the world's greatest medical disaster and its impact, from a renowned historian.

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My Lord Mayor

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My Lord Mayor

Author: Valerie Hope
Publication Date: 1989

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Eight Hundred Years of London's Mayoralty from 1189 - 1989, a complete history of City of London- Lord Mayor 1189 - 1989...

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Elements of the Celtic Tradition

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Elements of the Celtic Tradition

Author: Caitlin Matthews
Publication Date: 19890500

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The mysterious inner world of the Celts continues to intrigue and delight us. The richness of the myths and legends of the ...

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barbarossa

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barbarossa

Author: Alan Clark
Publication Date: 1905617

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An account of the war on the Eastern Front between the Russians and the Germans - the greatest clash of arms the world has ever seen - written by the eminent military historian, diarist and politician Alan Clark.

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Spearhead Assault

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Spearhead Assault
Blood, Guts and Glory on the Falklands Frontlines

Author: John Geddes
Publication Date: 1 May 2008

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On May 21st, 1982, nearly four hundred soldiers from the 2cd Battalion Parachute Regiment under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert 'H' Jones, landed with a British Task Force at San Carlos Bay on the Falklands. This is an account of what it was really like to walk into the storm of lead the Argentines hurled at their attackers.

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Phoenix Squadron

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Phoenix Squadron
HMS "Ark Royal", Britain's Last Topguns and the Untold Story of Their Most Dramatic Mission

Author: Rowland White
Publication Date: 1 April 2010

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January 1972: the tiny outpost of British Honduras is threatened with imminent invasion by battle-hardened, US-trained Guatemalan paratroops. Britain's response must be immediate. But there is only one deterrent the government can offer: HMS Ark Royal, once the Navy's most powerful warship, now a white elephant on the verge of being scrapped.

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Wellington as Military Commander

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Wellington as Military Commander

Author: Michael Glover
Publication Date: 196833

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This excellently documented biography surveys the military history of a leader who has earned the highest military laurels e...

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Battle of the Atlantic

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The Battle of the Atlantic

Author: Andrew Williams
Publication Date: 20020627

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Published to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic, this book contains interviews with survivors of this savage, strategically-important campaign. Over 30,000 seamen lost their lives and 85 per cent of U-boat crews were killed.

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Real 'Dad's Army'

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The Real 'Dad's Army'
The War Diaries of Col. Rodney Foster

Author: Rodney Foster
Publication Date: 10 May 2012

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Colonel Rodney Foster, who retired to Hythe in the south of England after a military career in British India, joined the Home Guard in 1940 and kept a diary every day - a highly illegal act at the time - and in it meticulously chronicled his service in the real "Dad's Army".

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Royalty's Strangest Characters

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Royalty's Strangest Characters

Author: Geoff Tibballs
Publication Date: 24 March 2005

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Just as the monarchy has been hereditary in many countries, so insanity has been hereditary in many monarchs. 'Royalty's Strangest Characters' recalls over 2000 years of crazy kings and potty potentates, including such infamous characters as Caligula, Vlad the Impaler and George III, along with other less well-known but equally bizarre rulers.

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Dossier

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Le Dossier
How to Survive the English!

Author: Sarah Long
Publication Date: 10 July 2008

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How to Survive the English

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West End Front

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The West End Front
The Wartime Secrets of London's Grand Hotels

Author: Matthew Sweet
Publication Date: 7 June 2012

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Offers an account of the extraordinary events that unfolded under the reinforced ceilings of London's grand hotels.

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Collins Tracing Your Family History

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Collins Tracing Your Family History

Author: Anthony Adolph
Publication Date: 20040906

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A handbook for anyone interested in tracing their family's past.

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Celtic Names for Children

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Celtic Names for Children

Author: Loreto Todd
Publication Date: 30 September 2000

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A dictionary of over 2,000 Celtic names from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany, with origins, meanings and pronunciation.

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Forgotten Voices of the Secret War

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Forgotten Voices of the Secret War
An Inside History of Special Operations in the Second World War

Author: Roderick Bailey
Publication Date: 2 April 2009

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The Special Operations Executive (SOE) was a secret British organisation created early in the Second World War to encourage resistance and carry out sabotage behind enemy lines. This title tells the stories of SOE agents, HQ staff, diplomats, aircrew and naval personnel in their own words.

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Weaker Vessel

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The Weaker Vessel

Author: Antonia Fraser
Publication Date: 1 August 2002

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Antonia Fraser's bestselling account of the lives of women in seventeenth-century England.

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In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs

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In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs
A Memoir of Iran

Author: Christopher de Bellaigue
Publication Date: 20 June 2005

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A superb, authoritatively written insider's account of Iran, one of the most mysterious but significant and powerful nations in the world.

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Choose the Perfect Baby Name

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Choose the Perfect Baby Name
Use Numerology to Decide on a Name That Will Benefit Your Child for Life

Author: Sonia Ducie
Publication Date: 3 February 2011

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Every parent wants to give their child the best start in life, but choosing the prefect name can be difficult. With this book discover how the power of numbers can positively influence your child for their whole lifetime.

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Murder and Mystery on the Great Western Railway

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Murder and Mystery on the Great Western Railway

Author: Mike Holgate
Publication Date: 1 July 2006

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Later Roman Britain: Britain before the Conquest

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Later Roman Britain: Britain before the Conquest

Author: Stephen Johnson
Publication Date: 198011

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Charting the end of Roman rule in Britain, Later Roman Britain gives an overall impression of the beginning of the so-called...

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Short History of the First World War

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A Short History of the First World War

Author: Gordon Kerr
Publication Date: 24 June 2014

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At Home

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At Home
A Short History of Private Life

Author: Bill Bryson
Publication Date: 26 May 2011

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What does history really consists of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having sex, endeavouring to get comfortable. And where did all these normal activities take place? At home. This book describes the history of the way we live.

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The English

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The English

Author: Jeremy Paxman
Publication Date: 199811

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What is it about the English? Not the British overall, not the Scots, not the Irish or Welsh, but the English. Why do they s...

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Communist Manifesto

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Communist Manifesto

Author: Karl Marx
Publication Date: 19690600

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A new edition of the Communist Manifesto which forms a summary of the whole Marxist vision of history and is the foundation document of the Marxist movement. The text includes the Prefaces written by Marx and Engels subsequent to the 1848 edition.

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Fate of the Lancashire Witches

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Fate of the Lancashire Witches

Author: Arthur Douglas
Publication Date: 19790900

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So it Was

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So it Was

Author: Richard Weithley
Publication Date: 9 May 2001

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Death Destruction and a Packet of Peanuts

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Death Destruction and a Packet of Peanuts
A Rollicking Pub Crawl Through Four Years of the English Civil War

Author: Chris Pascoe
Publication Date: 1 July 2009

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Chris Pascoe is fascinated by the English Civil War. He also likes beer. So when the thought came to him to set out on a pub crawl around the sites of the English Civil War, it was an idea too good to ignore.

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Secret Wisdom

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Secret Wisdom

Author: Ruth Clydesdale
Publication Date: 1 September 2009

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Templars and the Shroud of Christ

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The Templars and the Shroud of Christ

Author: Barbara Frale
Publication Date: 7 April 2011

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The Templars and the Shroud of Christ is the second book in this series by Vatican historian, Barbara Frale. The Knights Templar - the most powerful religious-military order of the Middle Ages - almost certainly looked after the mysterious shroud that is now kept in Turin.

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Bonzo's War

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Bonzo's War
Animals Under Fire, 1939 -1945

Author: Clare Campbell
Publication Date: 6 March 2014

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Of pets unwittingly entangled in war, like the Dunkirk pets and the camp followers who switched sides to stay alive; and the 6,000 dogs recruited by the British Army - loaned for duty by their families - many never to return. This book gives an account of the creatures caught up in a human conflict far beyond understanding.

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New Tredegar 1899

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New Tredegar 1899
Monmouthshire 17.09

Author: Derrick Pratt
Publication Date: 14 April 2013

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This detailed map covers the mining village of New Tredegar, including Elliot's Town and, across the border in Glamorgan, Ti...

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Pontnewynydd 1899

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Pontnewynydd 1899
Monmouthshire 18.14

Author: Derrick Pratt
Publication Date: 23 April 2013

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Pontypool (North) 1899

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Pontypool (North) 1899
Monmouthshire Sheet 18.15

Author: Derrick Pratt
Publication Date: 1 July 2013

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Clwyd Railways in Old Photographs

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Clwyd Railways in Old Photographs

Author: Mike Hitches
Publication Date: 1 May 1994

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The railway system in Clwyd covers the old counties of Flintshire in the east and Denbighshire in the west. Three different companies gave a wide variety of locomotives, examples of which are pictured here, together with sample shed allocations lists, loco sheds, servicing facilities and stations.

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Aston Villa Collection

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The Aston Villa Collection
Double Winners to European Champions

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Publication Date: 1 August 2003

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Rhyl 1898

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Rhyl 1898
Flintshire Sheet 1.14

Author: Kay Parrott
Publication Date: 29 November 2013

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Llandudno (West) 1899

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Llandudno (West) 1899
Caernarvonshire Sheet 1.16

Author: Kay Parrott
Publication Date: 17 March 2014

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