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DECLINE OF HASTINGS, SUSSEX By MIKE MATTHEWS
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THE DECLINE OF HASTINGS AS A FASHIONABLE RESORT - SOME EDWARDIAN EXPLANATIONS
The Hall That Was By Mary Gonzalez & Joan Brickley
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In this great adventure they visit the Edwardian days, they meet King Edward VIII at the hall. This book is one of a series which has been written to give children an interest in history in a funny... More > and pleasant way. The children befriend some of the staff and Matthew makes an enemy of the head butler. Both children have lots of adventures in between getting into bother with the guide who is taking a group of people around the hall. Due to Miranda, herself, getting into bother, the children find themselves catapulted backwards and forwards from the Edwardian days to the 21st century. Before they finally find themselves back in the present time, they meet King Edward VIII who is on a visit for a banquet at the hall. Another great adventure in The Hall That Was.< Less
Un Libro de Flores (A Book of Flowers) By Ginny Dubois
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Un Libro de Flores is a bilingual book based on "A Book of Flowers" by Eden Coybee with color illustrations by NELLIE BENSON. This book presents the Spanish translation next to the... More > original English version. Original illustrations are also included. The subject is the faeries awakening of the sleeping flowers in the middle of the winter in order to celebrate the New Year with dances and merriment. The meaning of the different flowers is included as was popular during Victorian/Edwardian times.< Less
Un Libro de Flores (A Book of Flowers) By Ginny Dubois
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Un Libro de Flores is a bilingual book based on "A Book of Flowers" by Eden Coybee with color illustrations by NELLIE BENSON. This book presents the Spanish translation next to the... More > original English version. Original illustrations are also included. The subject is the faeries awakening of the sleeping flowers in the middle of the winter in order to celebrate the New Year with dances and merriment. The meaning of the different flowers is included as was popular during Victorian/Edwardian times.< Less
Percy and Bert—A Miriam Story By Molly Cutpurse
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Miriam was born into a warm East London Edwardian family in 1907. The first of four daughters to Percy and Faith Burrow, her youthful years were as eventful as her father and his twin brother, the... More > unmanageable and troublesome, Bert. The boys, born in 1874, the sons of Emma and Samuel, residents of Smithfield were to see great changes in their lifetime. Join Percy and Bert as their lives are traced from birth to when Percy marries Faith and she tells him that they are expecting their first child. Meanwhile, Bert’s vexatious young life prepares him for the kind of obliging and indispensably isolated man he is to become.< Less
Camp Beauties - An Album of Vintage Kitsch Cuties By FishesEye Publishing
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Dozens of delightful, girly photo portraits from the heyday of Edwardian fashion - actresses, dancers and showgirls in outrageous gowns, enormous hats, lace and frills. Lilacs, pinks, floral prints... More > and polka dots - the height of bad taste, or just a bit twee - you decide! An entertaining costume extravaganza (of general, theatrical, gay and lesbian interest). Supplied as a PDF ebook with optional rolling slideshow functions and random transition effects between images. If you like this, you'll love Kitsch Beauties, also available on this site! Contains free samples from our sister titles. **New improved edition, January 2010!!< Less
A Pattern of Virtue: The Arduous Life and Mysterious Death of a Corporal Major in Victoria's Life Guards By Barrie Charles
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‘A Pattern of Every Soldierly Virtue’, said Lord Longford, and so it read on William Silwood’s gravestone after his violent death. Born in poverty in a tiny village in... More > Hertfordshire, William had to struggle to survive. But he was hard working and had the strength of character to rise above his roots to finally gain the highest rank for a non-commissioned officer. However, this book is not just a biography of a soldier in the 2nd Lifeguards, although this does make for a gripping personal story. Rather it is a social history of the times from William’s birth in 1863 to his death in 1909, setting in stark contrast the privations faced by our ancestors against our easy life today. It also looks beyond the main protagonist, to consider the background of his parents and describe the environment for his wife and children in late Victorian and early Edwardian times.< Less
A Pattern of Virtue: The Arduous Life And Mysterious Death Of A Corporal Major In Victoria's Life Guards By Barrie Charles
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A Pattern of Every Soldierly Virtue', said Lord Longford, and so it read on William Silwood's gravestone after his violent death. Born in poverty in a tiny village in Hertfordshire, William had to... More > struggle to survive. But he was hard working and had the strength of character to rise above his roots to finally gain the highest rank for a non-commissioned officer. However, this book is not just a biography of a soldier in the 2nd Lifeguards, although this does make for a gripping personal story. Rather it is a social history of the times from William's birth in 1863 to his death in 1909, setting in stark contrast the privations faced by our ancestors against our easy life today. It also looks beyond the main protagonist, to consider the background of his parents and describe the environment for his wife and children in late Victorian and early Edwardian times.< Less
The Box of Prophecy By Linda Hardy
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A lighthearted historical novel about Letty Revell, an Edwardian lady painter who inherits a mysterious box from her eccentric uncle. She and her outspoken housekeeper Mrs Cripps befriend Violet... More > Vayne, a beautiful former music hall seeking treatment at the town's health hydro. But all is not well in Violet's seemingly wealthy and comfortable marriage. Plus a shadowy sect of dangerous fanatics want Letty's box, and will use any means, including murder, to acquire it. The three women's flight from danger takes them from the tranquil Derbyshire Dales via a Midlands music hall to 'Below Stairs' at one of England's grandest country houses. But can Letty stop the sinister plot that her box threatens to unleash, whilst also rescuing Violet from her loathsome husband? An 18th century English prophetess, a shooting party and a charming young chap called Cyril are about to change Letty's life. And possibly the whole course of European history.< Less
Ernestine's War By Amanda J Harrington
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"How can I say, do not take him from me? How can I admit to such selfishness when other women already bear the pain of widowhood? Should I alone be allowed my gentle husband back with me, all in... More > one piece, as if we deserved special treatment? And yet, I do pray for it, all the same. I pray for him here, with me; to hold his hand as we go through the doors and into the garden." Ernestine is waiting, desperate for news as her husband fights in the War. It is the Spring of 1918 when Ernestine takes up her pen and confides in her diary, the only place where she does not have to be strong in the face of adversity. Here she talks about her hopes for the future, her fears for her husband and all the events, large and small, which overtake her family in the long, last year of the Great War. Ernestine's War is the second book in the historical fiction series, Hands Across Time and the sequel to Letters from an Edwardian Lady.< Less

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