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Fifty Classic British Films, 1932-1982: A Pictorial Record

by Anthony Slide Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

200 striking photographs, in-depth commentaries, plot synposes, contemporary reviews, and more — about 50 British classics from yesterday and today. Preface. Text. Alphabetical list of films. Bibliography....


Victorian London Street Life in Historic Photographs

by John Thomson Dover Publications (May 06, 2013)

Classic document of social realism contains 37 photographs by famed Victorian photographer Thomson, accompanied by texts offering sharply drawn vignettes of laborers, dustmen, street musicians, shoe blacks,...


English Women's Clothing in the Nineteenth Century: A Comprehensive Guide with 1,117 Illustrations

by C. Willett Cunnington Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Remarkably thorough descriptions, information about hundreds of fashions: morning dresses, riding outfits, bridal gowns, more. Also millinery, footwear, etc. Based on contemporary sources. Indispensable for...


Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans

by Gladys Thompson Dover Publications (June 26, 2013)

Fully illustrated guide features 82 patterns for traditional fishermen's sweaters. Collected from sources throughout the British Isles, these sweaters and cardigans for men and women range from lightweight jerseys...


Legends and Romances of Brittany

by Lewis SPENCE Dover Publications (August 07, 2013)

Rich compilation of age-old stories of fairies, sprites and demons; tales of the black arts, Arthurian romances, Breton lays of Marie de France, much more. 36 illustrations by W. Otway Cannell.


The Aran Islands

by J. M. Synge Dover Publications (March 28, 2013)

Famed playwright's beautiful, poetic 1907 memoir of life in an Irish fishing community. Superb retelling of folklore and anecdotes; vivid portrait of warmth, sincerity, and humor of hardy island residents.


Five Children and It

by E. Nesbit Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

Five youngsters discover a bizarre sand creature that grants wishes. Unfortunately, these wishes come undone at sunset, leaving the children to face the unpleasant consequences.


The Ecclesiastical History of the English People

by the Venerable Bede & A. M. Sellar Dover Publications (October 16, 2012)

This masterpiece of medieval historical literature chronicles the growth of Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England. Written by a monk in AD 731, it profiles prominent individuals in the formation of the country's...


William Wallace: Guardian of Scotland

by A. F. Murison Dover Publications (April 02, 2012)

Dramatic account recalls legendary life of great Scottish patriot from his youth and early adulthood, when he spearheaded guerrilla warfare against the English, to his ultimate betrayal and execution.


English Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs Dover Publications (March 13, 2013)

By great turn-of-the-century folklorist with a gift for fine narration. 43 stories include "Jack and the Beanstalk," "Nix Nought Nothing," and many more. 65 illustrations.


The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783

by A. T. Mahan Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

Influential classic of naval history and tactics still used as text in war colleges. Read by Kaiser Wilhelm, both Roosevelts, other leaders. First paperback edition. 4 maps. 24 battle plans.


The London Underworld in the Victorian Period: Authentic First-Person Accounts by Beggars, Thieves and Prostitutes

by Henry Mayhew Dover Publications (July 31, 2012)

The first and possibly the greatest sociological study of poverty in 19th-century London, this survey features true stories of degradation, horror, and desperation that rival Dickensian fiction.


The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan

by Winston Churchill Dover Publications (February 08, 2012)

Churchill recounts the operations directed by Lord Kitchener on the Upper Nile from 1896 to 1899, offering valuable insights into a historic clash of Western and Arabic cultures.


Wulf the Saxon: A Story of the Norman Conquest

by G. A. Henty Dover Publications (May 31, 2012)

This exciting, historically accurate tale of loyalty and courage in 11th-century Britain recounts a thane's bravery in service to his Saxon king — a duty that culminates at the Battle of Hastings.


In Freedom's Cause: A Story of Wallace and Bruce

by G. A. Henty Dover Publications (April 12, 2012)

At the end of the 13th century, oppressed Scots rebelled against England with leaders William Wallace and Robert Bruce. This tale takes readers into heroic company with the fictional Archie Forbes, who fights...


Ten Tales from Shakespeare

by Charles Lamb & Mary Lamb Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

Prose retellings of The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, King Lear, Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, and Othello.


The Railway Children

by E. Nesbit Dover Publications (May 23, 2012)

Three children, forced to alter their comfortable lifestyle when their father is taken away by strangers, move to a simple country cottage near a railway station where their days are filled with adventure.


Shakespeare's Stories for Young Readers

by E. Nesbit Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

12 of the Bard's most famous plays, delightfully adapted for young readers: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, As You Like It, and 8 others.


Kidnapped

by Robert Louis Stevenson Dover Publications (May 17, 2012)

Classic adventure novel, set in 1751, centers on a young Scottish orphan, betrayed by his uncle and bound for bondage in the New World. Fast-paced, swashbuckling action.


Favorite Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

Thrilling crime-solving exploits of Holmes and Dr. Watson in a collection of adventure classics: "The Red-Headed League," "A Scandal in Bohemia," "The Final Problem," and 5 others.


The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett Dover Publications (October 11, 2012)

In this beloved story, readers travel with Mary Lennox, a spoiled and sullen orphan, from colonial India to Misselthwaite Manor, a forbidding estate on the Yorkshire moors. There, in the unlikeliest of places,...