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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THE QUEEN'S HOUSE: A Social History of Buckingham Palace
EDNA HEALEY    Book Number: 79211
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'On 15th February King George VI and his Queen left 145 Piccadilly and moved into Buckingham Palace: the simplicity of their private life was gone forever. The cosy house where they had entertaine...
GREAT WAR BRITAIN: The First World War At Home
LUCINDA GOSLING    Book Number: 79522
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When war broke out in 1914 women were affected as much, as if not more so, than the men. Throughout the conflict, popular magazines which previously concentrated on fashion, society gossip and aris...
LONDON'S BRIDGES
PETER MATTHEWS    Book Number: 79531
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A big, glamorous Shire book studying London's history which is inseparable from that of its bridges. The city was established around a Roman river crossing and its development since the 18th centu...

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PORTOBELLO ROAD: Lives of A Neighbourhood
JULIAN MASH    Book Number: 79546
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'Nowadays in Portland Road and Princedale Road you can't find a worker's cottage for less than five million pounds.' Portobello Road is London's most iconic street and a unique place to live and v...
SORRY!: The English and their Manners
HENRY HITCHINGS    Book Number: 79554
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A rigid adherence to cutlery usage is, of course, only one of a veritable mountain of manners and customs which we English somehow absorb by some kind of social osmosis, without even realising it -...
1900s: Britain in Pictures
PAUL RICHARDSON    Book Number: 79561
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This important collection of hand-picked images from the Press Association's unique archive illustrates a decade of life in Britain that saw, inter alia, the end of the Victorian era, the growth of...
1910s: Britain in Pictures
PAUL RICHARDSON    Book Number: 79562
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The archives of the Press Association yield a unique insight into Britain's recent past. While their photographers were, of course, working for that moment's news rather than posterity, it is ofte...
CRAP DAYS OUT
GARETH RUBIN    Book Number: 78563
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Quentin Crisp once said 'The English think that incompetence is the same thing as sincerity.' Dudley Castle in the West Midlands: 'Christ knows what there is worth defending in Dudley.' Rochester...
JULIA BRADBURY'S WAINWRIGHT WALKS COAST TO COAST
JULIA BRADBURY    Book Number: 79387
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There is a lovely picture of Julia 'with her inspirational father Michael in Monsal Dale where it all began' at the back of this delightful trek across Britain. The late Alfred Wainwright was the ...
BOURNEMOUTH: The Biography
CHARLES MATE    Book Number: 79629
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Bournemouth was founded in 1810 by Captain Lewis Tregonwell, who holidayed at "Bourne" with his wife who was suffering from depression following the death of their child the year before. The place ...
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