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  1. ‘WE CALLED EACH OTHER COMRADE’

    ‘WE CALLED EACH OTHER COMRADE’
    Charles H Kerr & Company, Radical Publishers

    ALLEN RUFF

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    This book chronicles the history of the most significant translator, publisher and distributor of radical literature in the early twentieth century. Charles H Kerr & Company, founded in Chicago in 188... Learn More
  2. THE MOOR

    THE MOOR
    A Journey into the English Wilderness

    WILLIAM ATKINS

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    In this deeply personal journey across England’s most forbidding and mysterious terrain, Atkins takes the reader from south to north, in search of the heart of this elusive landscape. His account is... Learn More
  3. KIPLING ABROAD

    KIPLING ABROAD
    Traffics and Discoveries from Burma to Brazil

    RUDYARD KIPLING
    Edited By :
    ANDREW LYCETT

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    Rudyard Kipling is the doyen of travel writers. His genius for evoking the sights, sounds and atmosphere of a place was crystallised in his fiction, in which he introduced Victorian readers to the dra... Learn More
  4. THE FLYING CARPET

    THE FLYING CARPET
    Adventures in a Biplane from Timbuktu to Everest and Beyond

    RICHARD HALLIBURTON

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    Thirsting for a new adventure and announcing that 'an adventure not in the air is obsolete', Halliburton hired pioneer aviator Moye Stephens in 1931 and fearlessly set out to circle the world in an op... Learn More
  5. THE CIGARETTE PAPERS

    THE CIGARETTE PAPERS
    A Eulogy for the Cigarette Packet in Anecdote and Literature

    PETER ASHLEY
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    A seagull swoops across a packet of Senior Service, a seaman from HMS Hero poses in a lifebelt cameo on twenty Player’s, a laughing cavalier puffs away at a Passing Cloud, and a Jeeves-style butler ... Learn More
  6. ROUMELI

    ROUMELI
    Travels in Northern Greece

    PATRICK LEIGH FERMOR

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    Patrick Leigh Fermor's Mani compellingly revealed a hidden world of Southern Greece and its past. Its northern counterpart takes the reader among Sarakatsan shepherds, the monasteries of M... Learn More

  7. RUSSIAN FRONTIERS

    RUSSIAN FRONTIERS
    Eighteenth-Century British Travellers in the Caspian, Caucasus and Central Asia

    BEATRICE TEISSIER

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    The vast and expanding Russian empire of the eighteenth century was inhabited by a great number of peoples. This book, part anthology, part commentary, introduces the reader to the various areas regio... Learn More
  8. THE VALE PRESS

    THE VALE PRESS
    Charles Ricketts, a Publisher in Earnest

    MAUREEN WATRY
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    is the story of typographer, publisher and wood engraver Charles Ricketts (1866-1931) and his famous press. Ricketts was a versatile and innovative practitioner of the printing arts w... Learn More
  9. THE HISTORY OF THE MELTON MOWBRAY PORK PIE

    THE HISTORY OF THE MELTON MOWBRAY PORK PIE

    TREVOR HICKMAN
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    In 1831 Edward Adcock began wholesaling his 'Melton Mowbray pork pie' in London, making use of the daily Leeds to London stagecoach to convey his pies to the city centre. In 1840 Enoch Evans set up a ... Learn More
  10. LONDON OBSERVED

    LONDON OBSERVED
    A Polish Philosopher at Large, 1822-24

    KRYSTIN LACH-SZYRMA
    Edited by MONA KEDSLIE McLEOD

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    The philosopher Krystin Lach-Szyrma came to Britain in 1820 as tutor to two Polish princes, as their Grand Tour took them to Enlightenment Scotland. They then spent eighteen months in London, familiar... Learn More

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