Books

Published Fri 28 November 2014

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 Vintage Images of Lickey Hills, Rednal & Rubery, Birmingham including Longbridge, Barnt Green, Cofton & Frankley

by Andrew Maxam

A4 size softback book, 40 pages including full colour front and back covers and 4 page colour middle section. Contains 100+ old postcard and photograph images of the the area. Includes sections on

Lickey & The Hills
Rednal
Rubery
Transport
Pubs
Longbridge & The Austin Motor Co
Barnt Green, Cofton & Frankley

£9.99 plus £1.50 p&p = £11.49 including postage and packing (UK only – see below for overseas shipping rates)

£9.99 plus £7.90 p&p = £17.85 including airmail postage and packing (Australia & New Zealand, USA & Canada)

£9.99 plus £5.20 p&p = £15.15 including postage and packing (Europe)


Birmingham The Three P’s Pubs, Petrol Stations & Parades 1949-1979

by Andrew Maxam

The Three P's

A fascinating  book published November 2013 covering all of Birmingham, the city centre and Bearwood. A4 format, 120pages, over 350 superb black and white photographs covering the period 1940s to 1970s. See those long gone or much altered public houses, petrol stations and shopping parades. A walk down memory lane -€“ old-fashioned corner shops, cars, street furniture, advertising signs and brands, post offices, street scenes, industrial premises, cinemas etc.

£14.99 including postage and packing (UK only – please enquire for overseas shipping rates)

 


 

Vintage Images of Birmingham Ansells Pubs

Vintage Images of Ansells Pubs

by Andrew Maxam

Vintage Images of Birmingham Ansells Pubs is number three in a series of books, featuring old postcards and photographs from the 20th century.

£6.99 including postage and packing (UK only – please enquire for overseas shipping rates)


Tales of Warley Woods, Smethwick. People’s Stories of The People’s Park – Compiled by Vivienne Cole

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B5 format, 116 pages, colour front cover and colour middle section . People’s reminiscences  of Warley Woods including chapters on Leisure Time, Sledging, Misbehaving, Lost Landmarks, Golf, Wartime, Working. Illustrated throughout, with a history of the Oral History Project.

£9.99 including postage and packing (UK only – please enquire for overseas shipping rates)


 

Vintage Images of Warley Woods,Smethwick

by Andrew Maxam, Alan Reynolds and Kate Slade

Vintage Images of Warley Woods

A5 format, 40 pages, colour front and back cover, over 80 old postcard/photograph images with informative captions on the following themes:
The Abbey
The Park
Structures
People
Golf
Around the Park

£6.99 including postage and packing (UK only – please enquire for overseas shipping rates)

 

 


 

1. Vintage Images of Harborne Birmingham

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by Andrew Maxam

A5 format, 40 pages, colour front and back cover, 80 old postcard / photograph images with informative captions on the following themes:

Around the Village
Moor Pool Estate
Around the High Street
Recreation and Leisure
Shops
Public Houses
Institutions
Transport
£6.99 including postage and packing (UK only – please enquire for overseas shipping rates)


 

2. Vintage Images of Erdington, Birmingham

by Andrew Maxam

Erdington

A5 format, 40 pages, colour front and back cover, 80 old postcard / photograph images with informative captions on the following themes:

Gravelly Hill
Pype Hayes, Tyburn & Bromford
Stockland Green
Around Erdington Village
Erdington High Street & Six Ways
Erdington Public Houses
Erdington Institutions
Erdington Leisure & Transport
Brookvale Park 1909-2009
£6.99 including postage and packing (UK only – please enquire for overseas shipping rates)


 

Images of England – Smethwick

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This book on Smethwick is written by Andrew Maxam and David Harvey. The book is B5 sized, contains 128 pages, published by Tempus Publishing in 2007. Covers the area bounded by Dudley Road, Winson Green; Cape Hill; Bearwood; Londonderry; Warley. Shows old street scenes (some now gone), shops; cinemas; theatres; schools; churches; parks; industry; brewery (Mitchells & Butlers) with an emphasis on pubs and transport. Illustrated with 200 old and a few modern photographs; postcards plus maps, advertisements and drawings. An excellent read!

£12.99 including postage and packing (UK only – please enquire for overseas shipping rates)


Yesterday’s Staffordshire Series No. 14: Smethwick on Old Picture Postcards (currently out of stock)

Smethwick

by Andrew Maxam

A5 36 Pages, 60 old views of Smethwick from the early 20th Century

£4.95 incl UK Postage & Packing


Also available, Bearwood and Warley on Old Picture Postcards (£4.50)


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Comic and Novelty postcards of Birmingham by Mary B. Harding

A fascinating book titled “Comic and Novelty Postcards of Birmingham.” A look at the comic and humourous side of postcards produced for Birmingham along with advertising and Political and Chamberlain postcards.

Contains sections on Cynicus; Fashionable Ladies; Novelty pull-outs; Road, Rail and Air Transport; Postmen and Pillar boxes; Bottles & Alcohol; Weather; Travel in times; Chickens; Vegetables, Monkey Novelty; Good Luck; Dogs; Cats; Birds; Donkeys; Babies; Patter of Feet; Family; Fish and the Sea; Advertising; Political – Chamberlain; Sign Post, Milestone & Romantic.

A4 format, 40 pages, with over 128 superb quality full colour postcards throughout covering the period 1900s to 1930s.  Captions accompany the postcards.