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Bumper Book of Weymouth
Bumper Book of Weymouth
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Renowned local author Maureen Attwooll looks at Weymouth’s fascinating history in a whole new way. In more than 1500 entries she provides an encyclopaedic guide to everything that makes the town unique, from bathing machines to Weymouth Shownight, and from the Jersey Tavern to the Weymouth Harbour Tramway.

Arranged in a straightforward A–Z format, this book is illustrated throughout with pictures old and new. Here you will find the people, the buildings, the celebrations, the tragedies, the entertainments and the occasionally bizarre events which feature in Weymouth’s centuries-old story. This is a book to browse through and dip into, packed with the intriguing and the curious, a treasury of all things relating to the remarkable town of Weymouth.

ISBN 9781871164527, hardback, 297x210mm, 160 pages. Published November 2006.

Dorset The Glorious CountyDorset The Glorious County - £14.99
Renowned photographer Roger Holman has been capturing images of his native Dorset for over fifty years. In this sumptuous new book he journeys throughout this renowned landscape, from its unique coast – much of which is now a World Heritage Site – to the heathlands so memorably evoked by Thomas Hardy, the great Vales of Blackmoor and Marshwood and the timeless pastoral valleys of the Stour and the Frome.
More Dorset DiariesMore Dorset Diaries - £12.99
Following the considerable success of its predecessor Dorset Diaries, this companion volume by David Edelsten is certain to delight true countrymen everywhere. Other formats available: Amazon Kindle
Seahorse!Seahorse! - £16.99
As Chipps Selby Bennett says himself, it has all been quite a life. An autobiography full of adventure, love and hunting ..... Other formats available: Amazon Kindle
Discovering Lost DorsetDiscovering Lost Dorset - £19.99
Long before he started the predecessor of Dorset Life magazine, in 1968, author and editor Rodney Legg was hoarding the photographs of family and friends as well as taking his own pictures. This selection of 400 key shots concentrates without apology on the nostalgic. Mostly they are previously unpublished. Faces abound and many people will see themselves or their forbears.
The Spirit of the Dorset CoastThe Spirit of the Dorset Coast - £4.99
In this exceptional collection of over 60 colour pictures renowned photographer Roger Holman explores this wonderful coastline, its hinterland and landmarks, to present a rounded portrait of a national treasure.
Dorset AmericaDorset America - £19.99
The nineteenth century was the British century. The twentieth century was the American century. From clashes through to collusion the two nations remains linked by common roots and what has become the world language. All British counties, each state of the Union, and every Canadian province share intimate links. As Rodney Legg reveals for reasons geographical, military and political, Dorset can claim as many as any....
DunshayDunshay - £6.95
Every old house has a story to tell, but Dunshay Manor in South Dorset has a more fascinating one than most as this fascinating book by Andrew Norman reveals.
Dorset's ArchaeologyDorset's Archaeology - £19.95
This book by Peter Stanier celebrates the rich archaeological heritage of the Dorset landscape which is guardian to some of the finest sites in England, including great hillforts such as Maiden Castle, countless barrow cemeteries, spectacular Roman roads and the romantic ruin of Corfe Castle.
Dorset's Most Beautiful BuildingsDorset's Most Beautiful Buildings - £19.95
Combines an excellent photographer (Roger Holman) with a fascinating raconteur (Bill Hoade) to make a gem for lovers of the county.
Weymouth The Golden YearsWeymouth The Golden Years - £19.95
Packed with superb images of Dorset's famous seaside town from the 1950's on.
Weymouth CenturyWeymouth Century - £19.95
In this fascinating book Colin Pomeroy's superb photographs of the town today contrast with the evocative images of yesteryear, all brought to life by Maureen Attwooll's absorbing commentary on the scenes past and present.
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