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              How the Other Half Lived: Ludlow's working classes 1850-1960
                

              How the Other Half Lived: Ludlow's working classes 1850-1960 (Hardback)

              By Beattie, Dr. Derek

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              Ludlow's working classes lagged far behind the rest of the country when it came to living conditions, and from 1850-1960 they lacked most of the basic comforts. Typhoid was rife, countless town hovels had no access to running water and outside drop toilets were shared by up to fi...ve crowded households.
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              ISBN 9781910723340
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2016
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              The Ride of My Life: Memoirs of a Sporting Editor

              The Ride of My Life: Memoirs of a Sporting Editor (Hardback)

              By Clayton, Michael

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              Michael Clayton was a journalist on Fleet Street - but the highlight of his career was his editorship in the field of horses, especially hunting horses. Here he talks frankly about the Royal family and their horses, his roving hunting brief, racehorse reporting, and all the key c...haracters of the equine world whom he got to know first-hand.
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              ISBN 9781910723210
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2016
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              How to Watch a Bullfight

              How to Watch a Bullfight (Hardback)

              By Wood, Tristan

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              A bullfight is a dramatic spectacle in which a lone man before a crowd faces potential death and the bull a certain death. This step-by-step illustrated guide explains exactly what is happening, and why, at each stage and with each move, in that 15 minute encounter in the arena.

              ISBN 9781906122270
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2011
              Publisher Merlin Unwin Books
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              Advice from a Gamekeeper
                

              Advice from a Gamekeeper (Hardback)

              By Cowan, John; Illustrated by Tunnicliffe, C. F.; Penwill, Roger

              John Cowan is headkeeper on a large Scottish estate, and has worked as a gamekeeper all his life. He passes on everything he knows about the profession he loves. Crammed with fascinating practical advice, it is also a very entertaining read for anyone interested in the day-to-day... challenges and joys of running a busy sporting estate.
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              ISBN 9781906122119
              Released NZ 17 Sep 2009
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              My Animals (and Other Family): A rural childhood 1937-1956
               

              My Animals (and Other Family): A rural childhood 1937-1956 (Hardback)

              By Barstow, Phyllida

              Elegant memoir, told with disarming honesty and gentle humour, follows the development of a lively, headstrong, self-effacing young girl into womanhood.

              ISBN 9781906122133
              Released NZ 10 Sep 2009
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              Moonlighting: Tales and misadventures of a working life with eels
               

              Moonlighting: Tales and misadventures of a working life with eels (Hardback)

              By Brown, Michael

              'Moonlighting' tells a heart-warming story of running a small business on a shoe-string; and a passion for eels which has never faded.

              ISBN 9781906122348
              Released NZ 8 Sep 2011
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              It Happened in Shropshire
                

              It Happened in Shropshire (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Burrows, Bob

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              A vibrant and compelling account of the county's diverse heritage; its heroes, its battles, its discoveries, its crimes.

              ISBN 9781906122195
              Released NZ 18 Mar 2010
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              Percy's Cookbook

              Percy's Cookbook (Hardback)

              By Bricknell-Webb, Tina

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              Tina Bricknell-Webb runs Percy's, the award-winning country hotel, Michelin-rated restaurant, and organic estate in West Devon.Her innovative and fresh recipes, all of which she serves at Percy's, are in such demand from her guests that she has decided in this book to share the s...ecrets of her exciting, uncomplicated food and her ideas and tips on how to choose and prepare the best recipes. Among her recent accolades: * The Times 'Restaurant of the Year'* ITV 'Chef of the Year' - Finalist* Good Food Guide Restaurant of the Year for Local Produce* Taste of the West winner of Best Organic Product (home-reared lamb)Throughout the book are photos of Tina on her West-Country estate, where guests are encouraged to roam in the kitchen garden, the orchard and among the well-kept livestock to see the produce which she serves in the restaurant.Tina has trained many young chefs and is a passionate communicator of her exciting recipes and culinary techniques.
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              ISBN 9781906122140
              Released NZ 11 Sep 2009
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              The Temptation and Downfall of the Vicar of Stanton Lacy
               

              The Temptation and Downfall of the Vicar of Stanton Lacy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Klein, Peter

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              The true story of Shropshire vicar Robert Foulkes whose lust led to murder and his eventual hanging at Tyburn in 1679.

              ISBN 9781873674710
              Released NZ 10 Sep 2005
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              The Forest of Bowland
               

              The Forest of Bowland (Hardback)

              By Shaw, Helen; Stachulski, Andrew

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              A celebration of this much-overlooked wild and beautiful corner of England, the Forest of Bowland is show-cased in words and stunning photographs. This book will inspire walkers, wildlife enthusiasts and historians to explore the crags, moorlands, idyllic villages, churches and b...uildings which make up this vast former ancient royal hunting ground.
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              ISBN 9781906122997
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2015
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