Whilst the importance of many topics discussed in the 18th and 19th century are fully appreciated today, albeit with the conclusions still argued about, it is easy to forget from our well informed 21st century view how controversial and revolutionary many topics ....
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An amusing short story, from 1913 by Walter Emanuel, about a puppy in service.
Cosmo hopes in time to write something in the same vein, when she has less to supervise than presently. Apparently in a misquote from Oscar Wilde she believes "every dog has a good story inside them". Though Cosmo may have been referring to a box of dog biscuits.
The Chartist movement was to be the catalyst to perhaps the greatest radical and violent political action that Staffordshire has ever experienced.
An unabashed picture book about gunleather.
By R.E.D. Nichols & John Witty.
You can buy the book direct from the authors here;
"Holstory" is filled with biographical information about the fifty significant holster makers whose companies produced the seminal designs of modern gunleather.