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Ivory

Ivory by Maggie Campbell Pedersen

Ivory has been held in the highest esteem for millennia. This comprehensive and authoritative study of this beautiful and versatile material provides a global history of ivory worldwide – from the myths and beliefs held by prehistoric man, through its utilitarian uses in the Arctic and the beautiful carvings in medieval Europe, to its links […]

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Ivory

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Ivory Jan 2015 Ivory by Maggie Campbell Pedersen Ivory has been held in the highest esteem for millennia. This comprehensive and authoritative study of this beautiful and versatile material provides a global history of ivory worldwide – from the myths and beliefs held by prehistoric man, through its utilitarian uses in the Arctic and the […]

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New non-fiction: The Noble Art of Heavyweight Boxing

The Noble Art of Heavyweight Boxing by Ralph Oates The Noble Art of Heavyweight Boxing is a knockout trip through the history of this popular sport, from the last thrilling bareknuckle contest in 1889 between champion John L. Sullivan and challenger Jake Kilrain, right through to modern times, covering key fights and boxing greats such […]

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New non-fiction: Blue Remembered Hills by Keith Pybus

Blue Remembered Hills: The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty The Shropshire Hills are alive with stories, although all too few of these are known to the casual visitor or even to the interested long-term resident. But each year, a lucky few will hear these weird and wonderful tales as they accompany landscape detective […]

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New non-fiction: Model Planes by Martyn Pressnell

Model Planes: Aerofoils and Wings Model flying is a challenging and exciting hobby as well as a recognized international sport. The broad principles of flight as applied in full-size aviation are just as important to flying models, but these principles are not always recognized or understood fully by aeromodellers. Written specifically with aeromodellers in mind, […]

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New non-fiction: The Bishop’s Brothels

 The Bishop’s Brothels Drawing on a wealth of contemporary source material, The Bishop’s Brothels is a fascinating social history of how commercial sex has been bought and sold in London for over a thousand years. The Bankside Brothels, or ‘stewes’, were a celebrated feature of London life since Roman times. Located on the south side […]

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New non-fiction: Writers’ Houses by Nick Channer

Writers’ Houses: Where Great Books Began Foreword by Julian Fellowes Step inside the homes of some of the world’s finest writers and experience for yourself the surroundings that inspired them to write. Writers’ Houses reflects Britain’s impressive literary and architectural heritage, offering a revealing insight into how leading British writers lived and wrote. Illustrated in […]

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New non-fiction: Gallipoli by Arthur Beecroft

Gallipoli: A Soldier’s Story At the start of the First World War, Arthur Beecroft was a recently qualified barrister in his twenties. Determined to enlist despite a medical condition, he volunteered for military service, first as a regular soldier, then as a despatch rider. Offered a commission in the Royal Engineers, in 1915 he saw […]

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