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These are history books about towns and cities around Britain with a difference. Read History and Celebration book about your home town or city, and you will find out what really shaped your locality. In these authoritative and highly readable texts, the authors recount the stories and events that together made up each location’s history, and relate them directly to what you can still seen on the ground today.

Books from this stunning series from The Francis Frith Collection are available for the first time on our website, for Was £18.00  Now £14.40.

Throughout each book are carefully chosen photographs from The Francis Frith Collection, as well as specially commissioned modern colour photographs showing the localities as they are today.

As well as nostalgic and modern day photographs, you will discover ephemera items sourced by the authors such as tickets, leaflets and postcards that further tell the unique story of each locality.

The authors of these books celebrate the vibrant communities of these towns or cities as they are today, and give us an enthusiastic appreciation of these localities as they were when they moved into the early years of the 21st century. You’ll learn too, about the local worthies, past and present, whose energy and innovation have played a vital role in shaping the locality.

Topic boxes cover subjects of particular interest, and the Fact File boxes will test to the full your local knowledge. They will be of interest to young and old alike, triggering enjoyable reminiscences for older readers and informing younger members of the community about what shaped and developed each place.

Inside each book is a voucher for a FREE print of a Frith photograph of your choice from the book. Simply complete the voucher and return it, and we will print it A4 size in sepia and mount it for you in a cream mount with a burgundy rule.

We invite you to personalise your copy and create a wonderful gift or keepsake. Before you buy, simply add a personal message which will be printed on the title page of your book - perfect for anniversaries, birthdays and retirements! More about personalising your copy.

History and Celebration titles

History and Celebration titles
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