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...
SHAKESPEARE TRAIL: A Journey Into Shakespeare's England
ZOE BRAMLEY    Book Number: 86028
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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'This throne of kings, this sceptred isle, this earth of majesty' - William Shakespeare's own words celebrate the majesty of the country that praised his work during his life and continued to celeb...
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...
MEMORIES OF LONDON
EDMONDO DE AMICIS    Book Number: 86878
Published price: £9.99
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The poet, novelist and travel writer Edmondo de Amicis (1846-1908) began his career as a soldier before switching to journalism. He is best remembered for his children's stories Heart of a Boy. T...
CHINESE IN BRITAIN: A History of Visitors and Settlers
BARCLAY PRICE    Book Number: 88076
Published price: £20
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More than 400,000 Chinese people live in Britain today, with substantial numbers also attending British universities as well as visiting the country on business and as tourists. But, prior to this ...
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...
CIVIL WAR IN LONDON: Voices from the City
ROBIN ROWLES    Book Number: 88420
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Based on a history walk devised by the author, this book introduces the reader to little-known alleys, monuments and buildings associated with the Civil War in London. As background he explains th...
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...
MOB TOWN: A History of Crime and Disorder in the East End
JOHN BENNETT    Book Number: 88948
Published price: $30
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Britain's industrial boom drew thousands to the East End and crime flourished in its overcrowded squalor. Long before Jack the Ripper prowled its alleys and the Kray twins terrorised its inhabitan...
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
Published price: £17.50
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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...
NORTH WESSEX DOWNS
STEVE DAVISON    Book Number: 89308
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The North Wessex Downs stretch from their western tip near Calne in Wiltshire across a broad arc to the south of Swindon, passing through Berkshire and Oxfordshire, with a steep scarp slope looking...
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...
POSTCARD FROM THE PAST: A Collection of the Funniest
COMPILED BY TOM JACKSON    Book Number: 89071
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Adoringly written, come rain or shine, a postcard offers our fondest (and sometimes funniest) memories to our loved ones. The author has amassed his weirdest, most moving and amusing postcards from...
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...
URBAN RAMBLES: 20 Glorious Walks Through English Cities
NICHOLAS RUDD-JONES    Book Number: 89404
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Botanic gardens, allotments, town squares, cemeteries and municipal parks all enrich our urban lives with greenery, nurtured by the fact that the second half of the 20th century saw legislation to ...
1930s BRITAIN IN PICTURES
EDITED BY IAN PENBERTHY    Book Number: 89500
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High quality Press Association images, just the first three photos in the first three pages are of a penny-farthing race at Herne Hill 1932, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth riding in a gold stat...
1970s BRITAIN IN PICTURES
PA PHOTOS    Book Number: 89501
Published price: £14.99
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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
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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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
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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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
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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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
Published price: £14.95
Bibliophile price: £9.50
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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
Published price: £16.95
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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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...
REGIONAL TRAMWAYS: The North West of England Post-1945
PETER WALLER    Book Number: 89992
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £12.50
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Birkenhead was the first place in the UK to have a horse-drawn tram, introduced from the US in 1860 and operating over a four-mile route with eight double and single-deck cars. Electrification too...
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