A History of Birmingham
BoD – Books on Demand, 2013 - 292 pages
Detailed account of the history of Birmingham at the dawn of Industrial Revolution. Contains chapters the various trades, recreational areas, government etc. Originally published in 1783.
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SOME ACCOUNT OF THE DERIVATION OF THE NAME
BATTLE OF CAMPHILL 1643
COURT OF REQUESTS
COMMONLY THE BLUE SCHOOL
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