Best Of British

Best Of British

Best Of British

Best Of British

 

Patriotic and quintessentially British titles.

Our beautiful country's history, nature, countryside, music, food, old nostlagic photos or great artisits may be celebrated here.

Being honoured with a Royal Warrant for Bookselling from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in 2011 until 2020, Bibliophile is unashamedly patriotic!

WHAT I LEARNT: What My Listeners Say
JEREMY VINE    Book Number: 86119
Published price: £18.99
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Attracting more than seven million listeners, taking more than 25,000 calls, and presenting his show on Radio 2 since 2003, Jeremy Vine is a British radio host whose programme consists of news, vie...
COLLECTED SHORT STORIES OF SAKI
Hector Hugh Munro    Book Number: 100541
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Saki (H.H. Munro) stands alongside Anton Chekhov and O Henry as a master of the short story. His extraordinary stories are a mixture of humorous satire, irony and the macabre, in which the stupidit...
RAGGED TROUSERED PHILANTHROPISTS
Robert Tressell    Book Number: 68844
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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is a classic representation of the impoverished and politically powerless underclass of British society in Edwardian England, ruthlessly exploited by the instit...
PICTURA PRINTS: London
CLAIRE ROLLETT    Book Number: 89475
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12 of London's iconic landmarks including the Royal Albert Hall, St Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, i...
ELIZABETHANS: How Modern Britain was Forged
ANDREW MARR    Book Number: 89853
Published price: £20
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Product format: Hardback

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The BBC political editor praises the sung and unsung players of the modern Elizabethan era, charting people from all corners of the country and those who emigrated to it from Sylvia Plath to Elvis ...
J. SMITH A Miniature Treasure From Queen Mary's Dolls' House
J. SMITH AND FOUGASSE    Book Number: 83446
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Measuring just 3.6 x 4.8cm or 1½" x nearly 2" and ½", this teeny weeny satin miniature book has regal gold decorations on the cream satin cover, satin bookmark and gilt-edged pages and inside, even...
LONDON LABOUR AND THE LONDON POOR
HENRY MAYHEW    Book Number: 56595
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A masterpiece of social observation. Mayhew takes us into the abyss, into a world without fixed employment where skills are declining and insecurity mounting, a world of criminality, pauperism and...
BRITISH SUMMERTIME BEGINS
YSENDA MAXTONE-GRAHAM    Book Number: 90909
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Sub-titled 'The School Summer Holidays 1930-1980' we hear the final clanging of the bell and scream out loud 'school's out!' When the summer term ends and you walk through the gates into freedom, ...
NEW ARCHITECTURE LONDON
SANVITO, SCHULMAN, HEATHCOTE    Book Number: 91201
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London has in recent years witnessed an explosion of new architecture from the world's most acclaimed architects, with bold, elegant and distinguished buildings. Here they are presented together f...
WE BRITISH: The Poetry of a People
ANDREW MARR    Book Number: 91510
Published price: £25
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More than just an anthology, this massive tome is a compelling history of Britain told through its poetry. From Caedmon to Carol Ann Duffy, from Beowulf to the Liverpool performance poets, Britons...
ANATOMY OF A NATION
DOMINIC SELWOOD    Book Number: 91520
Published price: £30
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Sub-titled 'A History of British Identity In 50 Documents', historian and barrister Dominic Selwood explores over 950,000 years of British History. Some of the 50 documents he has chosen are well ...
YORKSHIRE: A Lyrical History
RICHARD MORRIS    Book Number: 91529
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We descend into the Yorkshire's netherworld of caves and mines, and face dark episodes at once brave and dark such as the part played by Whitby and Hull in emptying Arctic waters of whales, or the ...