Categories Great Britain, Maps & the Environment

Great Britain, Maps & the Environment

Great Britain, Maps & the Environment

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

 


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YOU SAY POTATO: A Book About Accents
BEN CRYSTAL & DAVID CRYSTAL    Book Number: 79200
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A thoroughly enjoyable, light-hearted investigation into the British language and how we pronounce our words. The authors are father and son; David Crystal acts as an accent consultant for Shakespe...
BRITAIN'S HISTORIC HOUSES - YORKSHIRE
SIMON JENKINS    Book Number: 78733
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Yorkshire is a county of two halves, built on manufacturing in the west and farming in the east, and its historic houses reflect that division. In the county's industrial heartland there is the spe...

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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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THE QUEEN'S ENGLISH:
C. J. MOORE    Book Number: 75243
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The word "England" conjures up a series of strong images in the minds of travellers, anglophiles and even us English ourselves. Picture-postcard images of England with cricket on the village green,...

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LOST DEVON: Devon's Lost Heritage
FELICITY GOODALL    Book Number: 75283
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In an engaging journey through the history of Devon, superbly illustrated with material from the county's museums and art collections, the author demonstrates what we can learn about the past from ...
BLACK'S SKETCHBOOKS: Bath and Wells 1920
D. S. ANDREWS    Book Number: 75486
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A door at Vicar's Close in Wells, the Gatehouse, Chain Gate, Wells Cathedral, the Palace Gateway and Market Place are among the beautifully rendered sketches by the then well known artist D. S. And...
TOTTERING LIFE: Tottering-By-Gently
ANNIE TEMPEST    Book Number: 75610
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Sir Roy Strong, sometime Director of both the National Portrait Gallery and the British Museum, wrote of the author: 'Annie Tempest is a bit of England - she articulates the things which set us apa...

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THE VALLEY: A Hundred Years in the Life of a Family
RICHARD BENSON    Book Number: 79242
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'Through rheumy yellow eyes she will look into space, far away, and remember perhaps this moment in Goldthorp Welfare Hall in 1929, when the band was playing and Juggler first appeared out of the h...
BRITAIN IN THE 1920s
FIONA MCDONALD    Book Number: 79358
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The war was over and now British citizens could look forward to a time of peace, prosperity and new beginnings. Or could they? Perhaps one of the most obvious advances was the freedom of women to a...
MY YORKSHIRE SKETCHBOOK
ASHLEY JACKSON    Book Number: 79441
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'These drawings are from my personal sketchbooks. They are my love letters from Mother Nature. They are raw sketches done at lightning speed to capture that particular moment in time.' Ashley Ja...
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