Category: Non-fiction

The Impossible Hero

Dick Booth

The Impossible Hero is the moving story of Gordon Pirie. It describes the story of a teenager from Coulsdon in Surrey, inspired by the London Olympics of 1948, who sets out successfully to become one of the greatest runners in the world but whose life was……

Applied Plant Science

Trevor Chilton

Applied Plant Science’ is an accessible introduction which helps bridge the gap between basic plant biology and studies in agriculture. The reader is assumed to have a basic understanding of biology, but no more than a rudimentary knowledge of plant structure and reproduction.

The Forgotten Naturalist: In search of Alfred Russel Wallace

Wilson, John, G., The Forgotten Naturalist: In search of Alfred Russel Wallace, Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd, Victoria, 2000.
Foreword by Professor Sir Ghillean Prance FRS
Director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

This book is about a great man, Alfred Russel Wallace. With Charles Darwin, he was the co-discoverer of the theory of evolution by……

The Bombing of Feltham in World War II

Feltham History Group, The World War II Bombing of Feltham, Hanworth & Bedfont – A Missing Records Recovery Project, Feltham History Group, Feltham, 2015.

Based on original research by the Feltham History Group. With supporting contemporary background material of the bombing of a west London suburb, within a mile of the village of Heathrow.
Full colour……

The Loyal Lads of Feltham

Watson, P., The Loyal Lads of Feltham, Feltham Notes, Feltham, 1998.
A beautifully illustrated monograph of the town’s own fighting force of 1798.
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