Book Titles recently added to our stock list.
Mendip Engineering and the Mendip Car – An Industrial Revolution in Chewton Mendip
by Tom Randall, £12.95
This brand new book, includes a CD of an interview with William Curtis one of the steam lorry drivers who worked for the company in 1908. This unique recording, which was made for the BBC in 1956, was never broadcast or made available until now.
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This book is only available from Radstock Museum Shop
Twenty circular walks in and around Timsbury by Bradshaw, Cunningham and Fraser, £4.00.
The book contains directions, maps, colour photographs and information about points of interest for each of twenty routes, all of which start and finish in the centre of Timsbury. Timsbury is fortunate to be surrounded by such attractive countryside and the area is blessed with one of the densest networks of footpaths in the country. Also the area has such a fascinating history, including the coal mines and the coal canal. Great pleasure can be had from walking in it and it is hoped the book will enable more people to share in that enjoyment.
Prams in the Garden: a pictorial history of the British perambulator, by Jan and Geoff Swift. £12.00.
Jan and Geoff Swift have been collecting, researching and restoring perambulators for twenty years. The book is illustrated with three hundred photographs of prams from their private collection plus sixty five period photos and three hundred advert/catalogue images. Prams in the Garden is a beautifully produced and extensive account of pram development.
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