Books tagged: staffordshire

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Pit Bull Nation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,390. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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Pit Bull Nation is the story of a woman who found a pit bull and how that dog changed the course of her life. The chain of events that follow would discourage most people, but this woman finds a connection with these dogs that gives her the strength to overcome adversity and her own fears. She finds a comrade and soul mate in these unwanted dogs whose very name and image inspire media frenzy.
A Staffordshire Boy: Tales of Fishing and Other Fun
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Funny tales about the author's years growing up in a small village in the English countryside. Written to entertain; it also provides a record of what a group of young boys did to amuse themselves in a decade that spanned the fifties and sixties. The author came from a large family, had little money and his father drank for England, but that didn't stop him and his friends having a good time .
The Life and Career of Dr. William Palmer of Rugeley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In 1856, Dr. William Palmer became the first man to be hung for using strychnine to kill and rob a fellow gambler. This biography, published in 1925, draws on George Fletcher's lifetime of research, including interviews with many of witnesses and residents of Rugeley, England. The edition also comes with extensive footnotes and essays that brings the story to life for modern readers.
The Waltons - Book One Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The first in a series of short books which recording the Walton family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
The Hollands - Book Two Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The second in a series of short books which records the Holland family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
The Mayers - Book Three Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Kath And Phil Walton
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The third in a series of short books which recording the Walton family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
The Saggar Maker's Bottom Knocker, or The Story of Pottery in a Box
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Pottery and ceramics
Yes, not only was there (and is there) such a thing as a saggar, but there was also something or someone known as a saggar maker’s bottom knocker. And the route to the saggar bottom knocking starts with ancient China and takes in a few alchemists, white gold, Marco Polo, missionaries, house arrest, and even a wallaby along the way.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.