This book offers a selection of walks and insider tips on the Florida Keys, taking you on a journey from pre-history, through their discovery in 1513, and the many stories and people who have shaped the chain’s history. Discover the historic bars, natural habitats, pirate stories, and commercial exploits, as well as a complete section of tips on where to eat, drink and sleep.
Clear maps and walking routes in all parts of the islands. Plan your walk by theme Museum and attraction opening times Historic eating, drinking and hotel suggestions Guidance to all of the famous and unknown historic spots.
Discover the history of Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay and Staithes on the North Yorkshire Coast through interesting and themed walks, illustrated with maps, pictures and colourful stories.
From the legend of Dracula and the ruinous abbey in Whitby, to the tales of Captain Cook in Staithes and smuggling in Robin Hood’s Bay, this book is the perfect guide to your stay on the North Yorkshire Coast.
York is a living museum of history. Built on the foundations of its Roman, Viking and Medieval past, today the city’s famous landmarks and historic structures rise all around, but inside and out of the walls.
With clear maps and interesting descriptions, the walks in this guide take the reader through the history of York with as much detail as you would expect from a professional guide.
There are 10 themed walks to guide you through York.
From the vast collection of Araf Chohan, this book of historic London scenes bring back to life the sights and sounds of the city when the tram was king, when streets bustled with people wearing Edwardian dress, and when the River Thames was a vibrant and busy transport route for the many craft and merchant ships of the day.
London As It Was includes places such as Hyde Park, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Oxford Street, Buckingham Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge and the city’s railways stations.
The Herald nevertheless soldiered on with a variety of airlines worldwide until the 1990s, with a significant fondness from crews, passengers and those who had been involved in the aircraft s development.
This book looks back at the development and life of the Herald and the people who flew it.
A comprehensive look at the airlines and colour schemes worn by airlines across Asia which no longer grace our skies, sure to delight aviation enthusiasts.
From the vast photographic archive of aviation journalist Martyn Cartledge, as well as contributions from other accomplished aviation photographers, this book traces these airlines from decades ago right up to recent days and their liveries in full colour photographs, with descriptive histories of each carrier.
Airlines the world over delight in showcasing attractive liveries on their aircraft which reflect their branding and sense of style to the travelling public and those on the ground. The nature of the airline industry means that the colour schemes and familiar names we are used to in our skies often change or disappear for good.
This book traces many of the schemes which were familiar across Europe, including national carriers, leisure airlines from the holiday charter boom, and regional airlines feeding our smaller airports. Many airlines in these pages have now been lost forever, and others continue in a completely revised scheme.
You’ll also see plenty of classic old airliners, such as the Caravelle, Trident, Viscount, Vanguard, Boeing 707 and Douglas DC-8.
This lavishly illustrated book looks back at the history of Middlesbrough through an amazing presentation of images, many of which are seen in colour for the very first time.
Local historian and broadcaster Paul Menzies has drawn extensively on his many years of research and long associations with Middlesbrough to produce this array of historic photographs and other memorabilia which are deeply atmospheric and nostalgic.
This book is a landmark in the history of the Teesside region. In it, the rich heritage of Middlesbrough is explored in this fascinating insight into the lives of those who made the town one of the greatest centres of industry and urban life in the country.
Look back at a century in the life of Middlesbrough in this photographic history book from one of the town’s most respected authors and historians.
Beginning in the period after the Great War, chart the changes in the town from the 1920s through the Second World War and the subsequent period of rebuilding.
Through the decades, see how the town evolved as the years passed. The much-loved Victorian architecture is gradually lost, and the repeated regeneration of the St Hilda’s area changes the face of the original township. In the town centre, new shopping centres, businesses and open spaces develop where rows of terraced houses once stood.
Much of this book charts living memory for those who recall how the town used to be. Witness the loss of much-loved landmarks and the construction of new buildings that have become a part of the landscape.
This book shows the history of Middlesbrough and St. Hilda’s through the fascinating photographs collected by Araf Chohan. See the early buildings, prominent landmarks, squalid housing conditions, events, businesses, places of worship, demolition, and rebirth. This book includes many pictures of old Middlesbrough never seen in print before.