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Great Britain & Maps

Great Britain & Maps

Great Britain & Maps, topography and geography of the British Isles and coastine, walking tours and oddly British curiosities.

 


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WALKER'S BRITAIN IN A BOX
DAVID HANCOCK & NICK CHANNER    Book Number: 75034
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In a big sturdy box is the new expanded edition of 60 charming walks on reusable cards, the lightest possible guide and far more convenient than a book or handheld device. The transparent plastic ...
DISCOVERING FAMOUS GRAVES
LYNN PEARSON    Book Number: 71300
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Before the Reformation in the 16th century, the disposal of bodies was solely by church burial - under the floor of the church for the better off, or in the churchyard for the rest. Eventually dis...
MEDIEVAL TOWN PLANS
PAUL HINDLE    Book Number: 73819
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A Shire Archaeology book, a very well illustrated 64 page paperback with many maps and b/w photos. Most English and Welsh towns were founded or grew rapidly in the later medieval period, in partic...
STAFFORD: Paintings of a County Town
JOAN ANSLOW    Book Number: 74235
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The county town of Stafford is set in soft countryside and has Cannock Chase close by. In 913, Ethelfleda, daughter of King Alfred (famed for burning cakes), was busy defending this area against V...
PUBLIC PARKS: Shire Garden History
HAZEL CONWAY    Book Number: 74796
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Every town in Britain has its public parks, gardens and recreation grounds. The design and development of public parks is as important to garden history as the great 18th century landscape parks a...

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THE FABER BOOK OF LONDON
EDITED BY A. N. WILSON    Book Number: 75167
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What sets London apart from the other great capital cities of the world is that it has evolved in a gloriously haphazard manner. Unlike, say, Rome, Paris or St Petersburg, there has been no despot ...
LAST TRAINS: Dr Beeching and the Death of Rural England
CHARLES LOFT    Book Number: 74813
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Under Dr Beeching's chairmanship of the British Transport Commission, 2,479 route miles were closed to passengers. The Beeching Report expounded at great length a very simple message: the railways...
TERRIBLY ENGLISH
RUPERT BESLEY    Book Number: 75121
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Custard, cricket, Shakespeare, fog, dogs, mangold hurling, marmite, spadgewhistles - cartoonist Besley runs a fond eye over all that is impenetrable about England. Catch up on customs, clothes, cl...
LONDON OBSERVED: A Polish Philosopher at Large, 1820-24
KRYSTYN LACH-SZYRMA    Book Number: 75098
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The earliest description of British society to be written in Polish (translated here), this book aroused great interest at a time when both English and Scottish institutions were widely admired, an...
THE ENGLISH YEAR: A Literary Journey Through the Seasons
EDITED BY PETER BUCKINGHAM    Book Number: 75108
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This delightful anthology focuses on the weather and the landscape, with occasional observations about the people who inhabit it. On 15 January Coleridge sees "the brightest halo circling the roun...
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