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A BOOK ABOUT PUB NAMES - the history of Britain as told through its pub signs By Elaine Saunders
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Many a good yarn is spun across a bar and there can be few more interesting than the legend, lore and, often, downright lies behind the names of Britain’s pubs. Every town has a Rose &... More > Crown and Rising Sun but how did these names originate? Who were the Wicked Lady, the Marquis of Granby and the Green Man? And what on earth is a Crooked Billet? A BOOK ABOUT PUB NAMES takes an in depth look at hundreds of Britain's most popular signs, telling the religious, royal or scandalous stories behind them. Over 100 illustrations,dozens of links to related websites, chapters on the origins of pubs, old drinking measures and pub trades, make this e-book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in British or brewing history. And why not follow the Book About Blog for regular updates on pub sign history by clicking here NOW FEATURING ON TV - SEE THE Book About BLOG ABOVE FOR FURTHER DETAILS< Less
Pubs A Collection of Hotel, Inn, and Tavern Signs in Great Britain and Ireland, to Which are Added a few Foreign Cafe Signs By Kirk Munroe
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Pubs A Collection of Hotel, Inn, and Tavern Signs in Great Britain and Ireland, to Which are Added a few Foreign Cafe Signs By Various
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Signs From The Spirit World By Elaine Saunders
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An illustrated introduction to the history of British pub signs first appearing in Sign Business and Sign Industry magazines. Available for free download. By the author of A BOOK... More > ABOUT PUB NAMES also available here on LULU. Or follow the Book About Blog for regular updates on pub sign history here < Less
Evesham Inns and Signs By T.J.S. Baylis
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In the 1950s T.J.S. Baylis wrote a series of articles for the Evesham Journal on Evesham inns and signs. He was well suited to the task, being a native of Evesham, a former town councillor, a founder... More > member and former chairman of the Vale of Evesham Historical Society, and one of the founder members of the Almonry Museum. The current book collects together his articles on Evesham inns and signs, supplementing them with appendices and indexes (on local people, places, trades, inns and innkeepers). These articles, the result of years of careful thought and detailed research, are full of humour and local knowledge and a boon to anyone interested in local inns, signs, or the history of the town.< Less
The Legend of the Seahawk-Signed By Adele Clagett
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In the small Connecticut seaside town of Stuart Cove, David, a young ambitious professional takes a short leave of absence from his job at the New York Daily Press to settle his elderly aunt’s... More > affairs after her death. On a visit to the Fishhook Pub, an old fisherman approaches David. This old man has a story to tell—a story about a lighthouse keeper named Danny and the loss of the fishing vessel, Seahawk. She went down during a storm back in 1956, but as the old man says, “That doesn’t tell the whole story.” David finds his life, and the lives of others, forever changed by this tale and the spirit of the Seahawk’s captain, Scott Spear.< Less
My Time With Helen By Rodney Tupweod
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This book is about a woman who I shared beautiful moments with, over thirty years ago, she was a student, at the time, but making love to her was awesome, she had a wonderful body, She sent shivers... More > through me when she touched me, our love making was out of this world, I was shattered when she finished with me and sought, elsewhere, I'd been in a great relationship prior to this,but this felt so good and right, I choose Helen, eleven years later I was in another solid relationship, but received a Valentine card, the writing looked like Helens, but it was signed from someone else, who I replied to, the result of me doing so cost me everything, my relationship my pets my home, and I'd to leave a country I grown to love, I wouldn't see Helen for another eleven years, 22 in total, She'd lived in the UK for a number of years and returned, (as had I from the US),and bought a house close to me, and I contacted her, believing she might want to meet me, but it turned rather nasty, Including Court cases, Prison time,< Less
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Spring Forward By Don Stewart
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Just as the first signs of spring appear, the mayor of a quirky Quebec village, nestled in the Laurentians north of Montreal, drops dead during the St. Patrick’s Day party at the local Irish... More > pub. It looks like murder, but who did it? And why? The town’s former police chief Arnie Forester — pushed into retirement when Quebec’s provincial cops took over policing Saint-Patrice — is determined to solve the crime. His list of suspects grows as he uncovers corruption and conflict amongst a colorful cast of town characters. With the investigation underway, Arnie’s middle-aged son Rodger falls for the beautiful woman newly sworn in as the mayor’s replacement. But she appears to have much to gain from the untimely death of her mentor. When the provincial authorities suddenly finger a surprise suspect, the matter becomes really personal and Arnie has to find the true killer before it’s too late.< Less
Spring Forward By Don Stewart
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Just as the first signs of spring appear, the mayor of a quirky Quebec village, nestled in the Laurentians north of Montreal, drops dead during the St. Patrick’s Day party at the local Irish... More > pub. It looks like murder, but who did it? And why? The town’s former police chief Arnie Forester — pushed into retirement when Quebec’s provincial cops took over policing Saint-Patrice — is determined to solve the crime. His list of suspects grows as he uncovers corruption and conflict amongst a colorful cast of town characters. With the investigation underway, Arnie’s middle-aged son Rodger falls for the beautiful woman newly sworn in as the mayor’s replacement. But she appears to have much to gain from the untimely death of her mentor. When the provincial authorities suddenly finger a surprise suspect, the matter becomes really personal and Arnie has to find the true killer before it’s too late.< Less