Great Britain, Maps & the Environment

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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BATH IN THE GREAT WAR
DEREK TAIT    Book Number: 85907
Published price: £9.99
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This visual panorama of the city of Bath in the Great War draws on local newspaper archives to provide a fascinating insight into life on the home front. Kitchener is pictured on a platform addres...
FOUNTAINS AND WATER FEATURES
ROSALIND HOPWOOD    Book Number: 86624
Published price: £5.99
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Natural springs, water jets, rills and cascades all incorporate moving water and water features within architectural structures probably originated in Greece and Asia Minor. They originated as a s...
CEREMONIAL SWORDS OF BRITAIN: State and Civic Swords
LT. COL. EDWARD BARRETT MBE    Book Number: 88419
Published price: £40
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The ceremonial sword is a sign of status and will often be made of precious or rare metals, with a scabbard designed to display intricate craftsmanship and expensive materials. The author has visi...
BATH & WELLS 1920
D. S. ANDREWS    Book Number: 88961
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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...
WRITER'S BRITAIN
MARGARET DRABBLE    Book Number: 88960
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The love of place is endemic in English literature from the work of the earliest poets and hermits to the suburban celebrations of John Betjeman. Covering all varieties of British rural and urban ...
ARTIST'S DAUGHTER: A Fictionalised Memoir
SALLY KIBBLE    Book Number: 89270
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For lovers of Suffolk in general and Woodbridge and the Deben Valley in particular, Thomas Churchyard charted Georgian and Victorian scenery still charming us today. Sally Kibble has been inspired...
PORTSMOUTH IN THE GREAT WAR
SARAH QUAIL    Book Number: 89346
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Home of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth's character as a seaport and garrison ensured its key role in World War I. The city is situated at the mouth of natural harbour with a deep-water channel, and shi...
YORK IN THE GREAT WAR
KARYN BURNHAM    Book Number: 89356
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The Great War touched every single town and city in Britain and barely a community escaped unscathed. Despite a long and tumultuous history, the seemingly brief period between 1914 and 1918 left a...
FULL STEAM AHEAD: How the Railways Made Britain
PETER GINN & RUTH GOODMAN    Book Number: 89061
Published price: £25
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Produced in tandem with a BBC programme, this beautifully illustrated book is a railway history with a difference, locating the development of rail transport within cultural change and individual l...
HISTORY OF BRITAIN: From Neolithic Times to the Present Day
RICHARD DARGIE    Book Number: 89393
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Starting with the hominids who were active in Britain 700,000 years ago, and ending with Boris Johnson's "stonking majority" in the 2019 election, this manageable and practical history of Britain g...
1970s BRITAIN IN PICTURES
PA PHOTOS    Book Number: 89501
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The 300 photos shown here have been chosen from the archives of the Press Association, which was founded in 1868 and now has a collection of over 15 million photographs. The 1970s was a decade of c...
OXFORDSHIRE CUSTOMS, SPORTS AND TRADITIONS
MARILYN YURDAN    Book Number: 89528
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Carefree days are captured in this nostalgic collection of archive pictures ranging from the Sealed Knot Society re-enactment of the Civil War, Cropredy Village Fair with people in period costume, ...
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...
NATIONAL PARKS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM
RAINTREE    Book Number: 89476
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Pembrokeshire has more Blue Flag beaches such as Dale, Poppit Sands and Newgale Sands per mile than anywhere else in the UK. From there you can see seabirds, grey seals, dolphins and even orcas an...
PANORAMA POPS: A-Z London
WALKER BOOKS    Book Number: 89687
Published price: £6
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At Bibliophile we adore pop-up books and they are very collectable. This one comes in a small square slipcase and is a stylish 1.2m cut-paper souvenir celebrating the iconic A-Z maps and exploring...
LONDON MAP OF DAYS
MYCHAEL BARRATT    Book Number: 89840
Published price: £20
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Based upon an original and very limited eight-plate etching by the author which was shown at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 2015, the book features 366 date references to events or people t...
ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: Great British Village Show
THANE PRINCE & MATTHEW BIGGS    Book Number: 89834
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Packed with advice from the queen of preserves Thane Prince and gardening guru Matthew Biggs, here are prize-winning recipes and interviews with show veterans. Fruit, vegetables, flowers, cakes, c...
MAKE YOUR OWN LONDON LANDMARKS: Five Models to Construct
KEITH FINCH    Book Number: 88710
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This big book of five solid press-out models covers some of the most striking London architecture over more then three centuries. St Paul's Cathedral, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, is an intric...
CARDIFF AND THE VALLEYS AT WAR 1939-45
GARY DOBBS    Book Number: 89987
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Together with Newport and Swansea, Cardiff was one of the ports targeted by the Germans early in the war, though Bridgend's munitions factory further down the coast, the largest in Britain, was inc...
LONDON'S LORRIES: A Pictorial Review of the 50s and 60s
ARTHUR INGRAM    Book Number: 89990
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As a young man, transport expert Arthur Ingram wandered round the capital snapping examples of haulage against the background of the city landmarks we know so well. His pictorial study of London's...
THE ARCHERS: Year of Food and Farming
KERI DAVIES    Book Number: 89784
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'What's for tea, Clarrie love?' From the fabled kitchens of Ambridge come the recipes and gossip that fuel the nation's favourite village from BBC Radio 4. Whether it's Susan's spicy chilli con c...
360 LONDON: The Greatest Sights of the World's Greatest City
NICK WOOD    Book Number: 90082
Published price: £25
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This totally new 360 degree concept is a way of seeing the world in the round and with these specially-commissioned pictures we have wrap-around views from the Greenwich Meridian to Kew Gardens, fr...
BRITISH OAK
ARCHIE MILES    Book Number: 90093
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £11.00
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Fifty lovingly described tree profiles are at the heart of this lavishly produced book, describing ancient giants of our landscape such as the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest, which according to folkl...
DRINK LONDON:100 Best Bars and Pubs
EUAN FERGUSON    Book Number: 90105
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Where shall we go for a drink? This guide has distilled the hundreds of watering holes across London down to the top 100 and offers drinks for every occasion: cocktails, legendary locals, wine and ...
FROM DUNCANSBY HEAD TO THE SOLWAY FIRTH
MIKE SMYLIE    Book Number: 90049
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Sub-titled ' The Fishing Industry Through Time', here is a fascinating selection of photographs showing the changing and developing harbours. Since the 1970s the fishing industry has been under pr...
HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
OLIVER RACKHAM    Book Number: 89109
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A classic of scholarship and imagination first published in 1986 and here in 2020 facsimile reprint with all the original line art, maps and black and white somewhat smudgy but nevertheless interes...
ROUGH GUIDE TO SCOTLAND: 11th Edition Updated
GREG DICKINSON ET AL    Book Number: 89138
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What not to miss, what to see, itineraries, history and recommended books, a useful language section, this is the most comprehensive and in-depth guide to Scotland with area highlights and full col...
DAY OUT IN LONDON: Build Your Own Moving Model
THE NATIONAL GALLERY    Book Number: 90234
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Bend the card into shape before gluing with PVA wood glue and leave each piece to dry before moving on to the next. The ingenious, pre-cut cardboard kit creates a layered landscape featuring hand-...
LONDON POSTCARDS
JASON BROOKS    Book Number: 90252
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Black and white with big touches of red like the London bus, the Beefeater in front of the Tower of London with two black ravens, the red lips of the beautiful blonde in the houndstooth mac under a...
OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN
BORIS STARLING & D. BRADBURY    Book Number: 90302
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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...
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