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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HENLEY-ON-THAMES THEN AND NOW IN COLOUR
JOHN PILLING    Book Number: 80851
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Illustrating the changing face of this popular town, and providing a fascinating insight into its history, an Oxfordshire historian and a professional photographer have curated this stunning select...
GAUNTY'S BEST OF BRITISH
JOHN GAUNT    Book Number: 73855
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We are a tolerant country, a fair country, a great nation and people and it's time to rejoice in our culture, our history and our traditions and firmly put the Great back into Britain. Sky Sports ...
TREASURE HOUSES OF BRITAIN: Boughton House DVD
PRESENTED BY SELINA SCOTT    Book Number: 81648
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In this programme, Selina Scott uncovers the treasures of Boughton House, the home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensbury. His ancestors were collectors on a grand scale and managed to fill three...
EPISODE TWO: CALKE ABBEY DVD
THE NATIONAL TRUST    Book Number: 82858
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A Baroque mansion situated near Derby, Calke Abbey's construction began in 1701. Set in a stunning landscaped park, it has become famous as a graphic illustration of the English country house in d...
WAITING FOR THE ALBINO DUNNOCK
ROSAMOND RICHARDSON    Book Number: 83433
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'I came to bird watching late, and immediately loved being away from the noise and business of the world. Waiting for birds became a favourite pastime.' The familiar co-presenter of BBC Two's Disc...
MORE VERY BRITISH PROBLEMS
ROB TEMPLE    Book Number: 84888
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Our first sighting of the highly contagious condition known as 'Very British Problems' was published in 2013, examining the many strange and complicated symptoms demonstrated by the British within ...
EDGE OF THE EMPIRE:  A Journey to Britannia
BRONWEN RILEY    Book Number: 85027
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The distance from the imperial city of Rome to the military garrison of Corbridge on Hadrian's Wall is just under 1500 miles. What was it like to make the journey in, say, 130 AD? The author takes...
LANDSCAPES AND DESIRE:
CATHERINE TUCK    Book Number: 85033
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Britain's landscapes are full of sex, whether the viewer focuses on the naturally rounded formations of the Paps of Jura or the carefully constructed circles and uprights of Neolithic monuments suc...
VICTORIAN & EDWARDIAN COTSWOLDS
ALAN SUTTON    Book Number: 85538
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'All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small...' Not often are we able to stare into the past but this brilliant collection of sepia photographs and written accounts of life in t...
EXPLORING BRITAIN
AA    Book Number: 85059
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A useful touring companion that explains how to discover Britain 'on foot, by bike, by horse, by balloon, by barge or boat, by car, by train from coast to coast.' In other words, it is full of idea...
UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 85073
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Sometimes autobiographical, as childhood experiences are interwoven with adult memories, Charles Dickens's sketches include visits to the Paris Morgue, where a body he sees there has been fished ou...
ANATOMY OF MANCHESTER UNITED: A History in Ten Matches
JONATHAN WILSON    Book Number: 85604
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Since the completion of Old Trafford in 1910, Manchester Utd have enjoyed a significant financial advantage over other English teams and indeed, United is the most successful club in English league...
ACROSS THE POND: An American Gentleman In Victorian London
R. D. BLUMENFELD    Book Number: 85690
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Here are extracts from the Daily Express Editor's Diaries ranging from 1887 to 1914 and the outbreak of World War One. He begins with a wonderful day spent for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee cele...
CHELTENHAM BOOK OF DAYS
MICHALE HASTED    Book Number: 85714
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From January 21st to December 31st, dip in any day to read extracts from the Cheltenham Looker-On, history books, local and national newspapers, The Stage and many other sources about entertainment...
BATH IN THE GREAT WAR
DEREK TAIT    Book Number: 85907
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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...
IMAGES OF THE PAST: COALMINERS
BRIAN ELLIOTT    Book Number: 85912
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Now an almost obsolete industry, at one time coalmining was Britain's most important economic trade, albeit the most dangerous. This collection of photographs and other illustrations, complete with...
ENGLAND'S HISTORIC CHURCHES BY TRAIN
MURRAY NAYLOR    Book Number: 85915
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Cleverly combining his passions of railway organisation and medieval churches, the author embarks on various journeys as he explains how two great ages shaped our lives; that of the Normans who bui...
HALIFAX IN THE GREAT WAR
DAVID MILLICHOPE    Book Number: 85920
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Halifax's experience of the Great War was different to that of many other large towns and cities. A garrison town (home of the Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment), within days the public moo...
KENT MURDER AND MAYHEM
ROY INGLETON    Book Number: 85924
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Take a drive through the delightful countryside of the Garden of England - who would have thought that a crime as terrible as murder would happen in a place of such natural beauty? Ingleton has wr...
YORKSHIRE'S MURDEROUS WOMEN
STEPHEN WADE    Book Number: 85935
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Intriguing, dramatic accounts of Yorkshire women who felt the need to kill. The trauma of childbirth, especially when the baby was illegitimate, frequently led to the child's murder, such as in the...
I-SPY THE UK: While It Lasts
SAM JORDISON    Book Number: 85662
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I spy the queue jumper, the Union Jack, the pub bore, the bagpiper, the crisp sandwich, the boy racer, the curtain twitcher, the deep fried Mars bar and the Loch Ness Monster. Just like the popula...
ONE SHOW BOOK OF TRUE TALES
ICON FILMS    Book Number: 85672
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Out of the box British eccentricity with cold cases to heat up your inner detective, epic fails, good sports, great British heists, and escapes, medical curios, music, maths, stars turning up in st...
PHILIP'S DRIVER'S BRITAIN ROAD ATLAS
OCTOPUS PUBLISHING    Book Number: 85673
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Abbeys, ancient monuments, aquaria, art galleries, castles and churches, country and farm parks, historic houses and gardens, museums, picnic areas, preserved railways, roman antiquity, safari and ...
OXFORDSHIRE CUSTOMS, SPORTS AND TRADITIONS
MARILYN YURDAN    Book Number: 85862
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The book is full of funfairs and festivals, celebrations and exhibitions, games and shows, fêtes and carnivals, a few of them solemn but most unashamedly frivolous. A photograph from June 1955 sho...
BATTLEFIELDS IN BRITAIN
C. V. WEDGWOOD    Book Number: 85983
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Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood (1910-1997) specialised in the history of 17th century England and Continental Europe. Originally published in the Collin's Pictures of Britain series, this super lit...
DID YOU KNOW? HUDDERSFIELD: A Miscellany
JULIA SKINNER    Book Number: 85993
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The lake at Greenhead Park c.1960 is chosen for the front cover, a view our Annie has known for over half a century! Enjoy recipes for Yorkshire Curd Tart or Fat Rascals, pictures of the old shops...
FADING ADS OF GLOUCESTER
CHRIS WEST    Book Number: 86000
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Still seen in faded paintwork on brick walls, chiselled stone or in rusting ironwork atop gates and fencing, most towns have one or two famous old signs that everyone knows. But now we can be surp...
GLORY AND B*LLOCKS: The Truth Behind 10 Defining Events
COLIN BROWN    Book Number: 86005
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Discover that, contrary to popular belief, the longbow was not responsible for the English (and Welsh) victory at Agincourt, that Queen Elizabeth I's great Armada speech at Tilbury was probably an ...
GLOUCESTERSHIRE DIALECT
EVE CHIPPING    Book Number: 86006
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From the quirky expressions that hold clues to the county's rich past, to the glossary packed with words which bring the local language to life, explore the fascinating county of Gloucestershire. ...
GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTEBOOK
HUMPHREY PHELPS    Book Number: 86007
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First published in a local magazine between 1976 and 1986, these nostalgic and reminiscing articles take us back to hard winters and hard hands in the predominantly livestock district of West Glouc...
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