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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OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN
Book number: 90302 Product format: Hardback Author: BORIS STARLING & D. BRADBURY
Published price: £14.99
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Sub-titled 'Our Story In Numbers as Told by the Office for National Statistics' from the Census 2021. What official data past and present tells us about our nation is who we are, what we do and wh...
CORNWALL: Romans to Victorians
Book number: 90674 Product format: Paperback Author: DEREK TAIT
Published price: £12.99
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Working his way clockwise round Cornwall's stupendous coastline, the author crosses the Tamar Bridge from Devon and visits Saltash, a place where Neolithic flint arrowheads are two-a-penny and wher...
VISITOR'S HISTORIC BRITAIN: West Sussex Stone Age
Book number: 90684 Product format: Paperback Author: KEVIN NEWMAN
Published price: £14.99
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Sussex-born tour guide, teacher, history consultant and journalist Kevin Newman regularly escapes up on the South Downs on walks much shorter than Belloc managed. Many writers have written about t...
LAKELAND BOYHOOD
Book number: 90762 Product format: Paperback Author: DAVID CLARK
Published price: £12
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Lord Clark of Windermere has always believed the Lake District a special place. His memoirs of the 1940s and 50s give a unique insight into a thriving rural community of working people which is no...
CRIMINAL BRITAIN: A Photographic History
Book number: 91004 Product format: Hardback Author: MIRRORPIX
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Manchester Arena, Finsbury Park Mosque, the Bunch of Grapes bar at London Bridge, the 7/7 bombings, the nail bomb which ripped through the Admiral Duncan pub April 1999, the 1988 Omagh car bomb in ...
DERBYSHIRE AT WAR 1939-45
Book number: 91238 Product format: Paperback Author: GLYNIS COOPER
Published price: £12.99
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A thorough account of the Home Front in a region which backed up troops by manufacturing munitions and maintaining essential industries to 'keep the home fires burning', as well as hosting, educati...
YORKSHIRE: A Lyrical History
Book number: 91529 Product format: Paperback Author: RICHARD MORRIS
Published price: £10.99
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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 ...
OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN
Book number: 91629 Product format: Hardback Author: BORIS STARLING & D. BRADBURY
Published price: £14.99
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The Office for National Statistics Census 2021 is the basis of this official story in numbers. In 1841 there were 734 female midwives working in Britain, along with nine artificial eye makers, 20 ...
THE CHANNEL
Book number: 91773 Product format: Hardback Author: CHARLIE CONNELLY
Published price: £16.99
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The symbolism of the English Channel goes way beyond a simple role as a conduit for shipping, trawling and the odd lard-and-lanolin-slathered maniac in goggles and swimming trunks plunging in and m...
CAMBRIDGE IN THE GREAT WAR
Book number: 91863 Product format: Paperback Author: GLYNIS COOPER
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The modern town of Cambridge can be traced back to at least AD875 and in medieval times there were leather and woollen industries. In 1209 Oxford scholars, seeking refuge from hostile townspeople ...
MANCHESTER'S MILITARY LEGACY
Book number: 91869 Product format: Paperback Author: STEVEN DICKENS
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In Mamucium in 79AD, the establishment of the Roman fort is the first known record of any formal military presence in the area that is now the Castlefield district. The site was previously occupie...
YORK'S MILITARY LEGACY
Book number: 91874 Product format: Paperback Author: IAN ROTHERHAM
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Fought near to or around York, Towton, Stamford Bridge, Marston Moor and Fulford were some of the most infamous and bloodiest battles on English soil. One of the oldest settlements in western Euro...
ON A PEDESTAL: A Trip Around Britain's Statues
Book number: 91885 Product format: Hardback Author: ROGER LYTOLLIS
Published price: £20
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'From slavers to rock icons, from comedians to the Great War's fallen, Lytollis goes into the why they are there in bronze and granite, but also talks to the people who pass them every day. Fascina...
BRITAIN'S FIRST PHOTO ALBUM: 3 DVD Box Set
Book number: 91836 Product format: Unknown Author: FRANCIS FRITH
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Presented by TV personality and journalist John Sergeant, these ten BBC documentaries follow in the footsteps of pioneering Victorian photographer Francis Frith who set himself the formidable task ...
TREASURE HOUSES OF BRITAIN: Three DVD Box Set
Book number: 91849 Product format: Unknown Author: SELINA SCOTT
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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The three most popular of Britain's finest stately homes on three quality colour DVDs, boxed, running time 138 minutes. Burghley House in Lincolnshire is a fabulous house built by William Cecil, L...
BETJEMAN'S BRITAIN DVD
Book number: 91960 Product format: Unknown Author: JOHN BETJEMAN
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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A second programme written and presented by Peter Gammond the authority on Betjeman with more than 50 books on music and the arts. Sir John Betjeman CBE died in 1984 but his reputation has lived o...
CHATSWORTH HOUSE DVD
Book number: 91974 Product format: Unknown Author: DUKE MARKETING
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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This impressive 55 minute colour DVD takes us through every important aspect of the rooms and gardens of this gracious home.Fronted by the River Derwent and backed by a tree-covered hillside, once ...
SCOTLAND ACROSS THE BORDER: BELLAMY'S WILD BRITAIN DVD
Book number: 91976 Product format: Unknown Author: BRENDAN QUAYLE
Bibliophile price: £6.75
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We travel north of the border into bonnie Scotland with our irrepressibly enthusiastic narrator and naturalist, David Bellamy. He explores from ground and air the natural environments of Britain's...
NORTH PENNINES: BELLAMY'S WILD BRITAIN DVD
Book number: 91977 Product format: Unknown Author: BRENDAN QUAYLE
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One of three award-winning programmes Bibliophile is thrilled to have in stock, exploring England's last wilderness. David Bellamy explores from ground and air the natural environments of Britain'...
PEAK DISTRICT: BELLAMY'S WILD BRITAIN DVD
Book number: 91978 Product format: Unknown Author: BRENDAN QUAYLE
Bibliophile price: £6.75
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In three award-winning programmes, David Bellamy explores from ground and air the natural environments of Britain's premier wilderness landscapes: the Peak District, our first National Park; the dr...
RAINY DAYS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
Book number: 92101 Product format: Paperback Author: VAL CORBETT
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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Rain, glorious rain! Here are the outdoor swimmers at Windermere, fields of daffodils with their heads bowing and speckled with raindrops, a stranded wooden sailboat, tourists under umbrellas in b...
CIVIL WAR IN LONDON: Voices from the City
Book number: 92001 Product format: Paperback Author: ROBIN ROWLES
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The English Civil War between King Charles I and Parliament during the 1640s caused some of the most tumultuous years in British history as society found itself 'by the sword divided' and neighbour...
WAITING FOR WAR: BRITAIN 1939-1940
Book number: 92149 Product format: Hardback Author: BARRY TURNER
Published price: £20
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The popular historian and author of 'The Berlin Airlift' turns his attention to September 1939. The British Home Front prepared itself for a massive air attack followed by German invasion, but Hit...
BARNSLEY IN THE GREAT WAR
Book number: 92154 Product format: Paperback Author: GEOFFREY HOWSE
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Royalty was popular in Barnsley in the early 20th century, and in 1912 King George V and Queen Mary paid a highly successful visit, attracting masses of cheering crowds to the town centre. Featured...
DATE WITH THE HANGMAN: A History of Capital Punishment
Book number: 92156 Product format: Paperback Author: GARY DOBBS
Published price: £12.99
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For more than a millennium, criminals in the British Isles were beheaded, garrotted, hung, drawn and quartered for crimes as varied as serial murder to impersonating a Chelsea Pensioner. Certain f...
DURHAM CITY IN THE GREAT WAR
Book number: 92157 Product format: Paperback Author: STEPHEN WYNN
Published price: £12.99
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The day after war broke out in 1914 a battalion of the Durham Light Infantry set up camp in the city centre, accompanied by the Royal Field Artillery trundling their heavy weaponry. A recruiting dr...
HIDDEN NATURE: Uncovering the UK's Wildlife
Book number: 92162 Product format: Paperback Author: ISLA HODGSON
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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When the author was assured by a taxi driver that "there was no wildlife in Britain", she took up the challenge and this charming and informative book is the result. Isla Hodgson sweeps the reader ...
LEEDS AT WAR 1939-45
Book number: 92164 Product format: Paperback Author: STEPHEN WADE
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Pen & Sword Military Books presents a comprehensive history of Leeds during the Second World War. The book starts with the optimistic state of the city in 1939 before the war began, noting that the...
VINTAGE BUSES IN GLORIOUS DEVON: A Journey in Colour
Book number: 92171 Product format: Hardback Author: ROGER MALONE
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
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Devon is a county rich in vintage buses and 200 colour photos taken by heritage enthusiast Roger Malone capture the excitement of driving out with these superbly restored and maintained vehicles. ...
MEMORIES OF TIMES PAST: London
Book number: 92352 Product format: Hardback Author: MARY ANNE EVANS & ROSE BARTON
Bibliophile price: £9.50
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Beautiful reprint of the pioneering 1904 colour book Familiar London with Rose Barton's original paintings enlarged and placed in contemporary context with related images from period maps and postc...
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