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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NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES
MIKE AND PEGGY BRIGGS    Book Number: 92355
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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A beautiful glossy colour compendium for every family bookcase with gorgeous colour photographs, one or two per page of gardens, parks and trees, farmland, hedgerows and verges, woods and forests, ...
BANDSTANDS: Pavilions for Music, Entertainment and Leisure
PAUL RABBITTS    Book Number: 92501
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Paperback

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This special history book describes the importance of music in parks and open spaces, the growth of the brass band movement, the legacy of the pleasure gardens movement, the impact of the great fou...
IRREPLACEABLE: A History of England in 100 Places
PHILIP WILKINSON    Book Number: 92502
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Abbey Road Studios, The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden in St. Ives, Tate Modern at Bankside, the Lloyds Building, Rochdale Pioneers' Shop, Farfield Meeting House near Addingham, a bea...
LET ME TAKE YOU BY THE HAND
JENNIFER KAVANAGH    Book Number: 92440
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'True Tales From London's Streets', the book is an x-ray of life and stories in their own words of those who live and work in our capital. On the surface, the streets of London in 1861 ...
LONDON CABBIE'S QUIZ BOOK
IAN BEETLESTONE    Book Number: 92455
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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''Has anybody in here got a degree?' demanded the examiner as he opened his introductory talk on the Knowledge of London at the Old Public Carriage Office in October 2008. One or two of us in the ...
OCCULT LONDON
MERLIN COVERLEY    Book Number: 92465
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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From the alchemical experiments practised by Queen Elizabeth I's favoured scientist Dr Dee to the arcane rituals of magicians like Aleister Crowley in the 20th century, this book uncovers ritual an...
IN SEARCH OF A MASTERPIECE
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD    Book Number: 92484
Published price: £29.95
Bibliophile price: £16.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'An Art Lover's Guide to Great Britain and Ireland', this expensive-looking Thames & Hudson publication reproduces 273 colour illustrations in a personal selection by the author. Christ...
STORYLAND: A New Mythology of Britain
AMY JEFFS    Book Number: 92493
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £11.00
Product format: Hardback

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Cambridge academic, artist and art historian specialising in the Middle Ages, Amy Jeffs has worked at the British Library's department of Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern manuscripts and here is ...
CITY OF LONDON AT WAR 1939-45
STEPHEN WYNN    Book Number: 92258
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Paperback

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From the Pen & Sword Military Books (Your Towns and Cities in World War Two) series the book does in fact cover the Tower of London which not technically in the City but within Tower Hamlets, and w...
THAMES AT WAR: Saving London from The Blitz
GUSTAV MILNE    Book Number: 92273
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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During the Blitz, the very familiar sinuous shape of the Thames under moonlight directed waves of bombers to valuable targets like warehouses, industries, power stations, offices, docks and the ass...
SECRET BRITAIN
SINCLAIR MCKAY    Book Number: 92253
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'A Journey Through the Second World War's Hidden Bases and Battlegrounds', discover locations full of history and intrigue where brave men and women perform top-secret and dangerous work...
ART OF BEING MIDDLE CLASS
NOT ACTUAL SIZE    Book Number: 92551
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Embarrassed, awkward and charmingly insecure in their tastes, based on a cult blog, here is the perfect guide to navigating the trials, tribulations and dilemmas of being middle class in Britain to...
ECHOES OF THE MERSEYSIDE BLITZ
NEIL HOLMES    Book Number: 92159
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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Merseyside was hammered during the war, being a major port and distribution centre, and this fascinating book uses a technique of blending old photos from the blitz with modern ones from the same a...
BRITAIN'S SCENIC RAILWAYS: The Waverley Route
ASHLEY BUTLIN & IONA BUTLIN    Book Number: 92583
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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Axed by Beeching in 1969, the Waverley Route ran through the Border country to Carlisle, providing vital transportation for the Lothian coalfields and the developing tourist industry. Intense lobb...
GWR ENGINEERING WORK 1928-1938
R. TOURRET    Book Number: 92585
Published price: £28.95
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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In 1929 there were over one million men out of work, and the government of the day took steps to create jobs in the construction industry by offering to pay the interest on loans raised for the dev...
MANCHESTER METROLINK HANDBOOK
JOHN SENIOR & COLIN REEVE    Book Number: 92587
Published price: £9.95
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Map your way around Manchester with a handbook that fits perfectly in the traveller's coat or backpack. The city was home to many great transport links: John Greenwood's first British horse bus ser...
VISITORS' HISTORIC BRITAIN: CORNWALL: Romans to Victorians
DEREK TAIT    Book Number: 92590
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Cornwall has had a rich history from the prehistoric period, the Norman Conquest and the turbulent Tudor age, to the Civil War and the First and Second World Wars. The chapters of the book look at ...
YORKSHIRE: Discover Britain's Historic Houses
SIMON JENKINS    Book Number: 91687
Published price: £29.99
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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A beautifully bound large hardback with spectacular colour photography throughout and map presenting Yorkshire's 92 most impressive, interesting or unusual dwellings, from Castle Howard and magnifi...
150 YEARS OF CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE
MICHAEL PASCOE    Book Number: 92637
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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A photographic history in big quality softback celebrating the great engineering achievement of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge which he called in his diary 'My first c...
ENGLISH LAKES: A History
IAN THOMPSON    Book Number: 92761
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Paperback

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Alfred Wainwright, creator of the famous fell walking guidebooks, moved to Kendal from Blackburn when he was almost 35. Even William Wordsworth did not settle permanently in Grasmere until he was ...
PAPERSCAPES: London
SANDRA LAWRENCE    Book Number: 92793
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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Utterly unique, press-out over 50 landmark buildings to transform your book into a work of art. Once the card buildings have been removed and constructed, you can fan out the book to create your o...
YORKSHIRE'S STRANGEST TALES: Extraordinary But True Stories
LEONORA RUSTAMOVA    Book Number: 92860
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Yorkshire is a county with more strangeness than you can shake a Dale walking stick at. Home of Robin Hood (born in Barnsdale), Guy Fawkes, Dick Turpin and Dracula (Bram Stoker wrote part of the v...
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