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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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...
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...
OXFORDSHIRE CUSTOMS, SPORTS AND TRADITIONS
MARILYN YURDAN    Book Number: 89528
Published price: £12.99
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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
Published price: £9.99
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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...
ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: Great British Village Show
THANE PRINCE & MATTHEW BIGGS    Book Number: 89834
Published price: £20
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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...
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...
THE ARCHERS: Year of Food and Farming
KERI DAVIES    Book Number: 89784
Published price: £18.99
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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...
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...
OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN
BORIS STARLING & D. BRADBURY    Book Number: 90302
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...
GREAT FLOOD: Travels Through a Sodden Landscape
EDWARD PLATT    Book Number: 90431
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As read on BBC Radio 4, this book is a collection of travel writing and reportage from Edward Platt who, during the course of two years - coinciding with the dramatic floods of Winter 2013 to 2014 ...
CORNWALL: Romans to Victorians
DEREK TAIT    Book Number: 90674
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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
KEVIN NEWMAN    Book Number: 90684
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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...
MY LONDON ACTIVITY CLIPBOARD
ERYL NASH & CLAIR ROSSITER    Book Number: 90644
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Feel like a teacher with an actual sturdy clipboard in hand for all your walks and activities. Mind the Gap asks you to use a Tube map to help you finish and unscramble letters in the boxes to rev...
LONDON LABOUR AND THE LONDON POOR
HENRY MAYHEW    Book Number: 56595
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A masterpiece of social observation. Mayhew takes us into the abyss, into a world without fixed employment where skills are declining and insecurity mounting, a world of criminality, pauperism and...
ESCAPE TO THE LAKES: A Cumbria Guide
ROBERT GAMBLES    Book Number: 90757
Published price: £10
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Lakeland Book of the Year Award winner 2012, this new edition includes additional colour illustrations by the celebrated Cumbrian photographer Val Corbett. Alive and swarming with tourists, in 180...
LAKELAND BOYHOOD
DAVID CLARK    Book Number: 90762
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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
MIRRORPIX    Book Number: 91004
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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 ...
LONDON RAILWAY STATIONS
CHRIS HEATHER    Book Number: 90677
Published price: £19.95
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London's thirteen mainline stations were built in the 19th century as a result of fierce rivalry between different companies, each of them aiming at a different market, whether luxury seaside holid...
MOB TOWN: A History of Crime and Disorder in the East End
JOHN BENNETT    Book Number: 88948
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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...
PANORAMAS OF LOST LONDON 1870-1945
PHILIP DAVIES    Book Number: 90655
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A companion to code 90640 Images of Lost England we have another abridged edition of the 2009 bestseller featuring nearly 300 quality archive photographs organised by Work, Wealth, Poverty and Chan...
200 YEARS OF THE LANCASTER CANAL
GORDON BIDDLE    Book Number: 91224
Published price: £25
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Rapid industrialisation in the 18th century led to a demand for safer and faster transport, and at the height of the canal era in 1840 there were some 4,000 miles of inland navigation in Britain, t...
DERBYSHIRE AT WAR 1939-45
GLYNIS COOPER    Book Number: 91238
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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DERBYSHIRE AT WAR 1939-45
AA BRITISH ROAD MAP PUZZLE BOOK
HELEN BROCKLEHURST    Book Number: 91271
Published price: £14.99
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From producing the first road signs and handwriting route directions to its bestselling atlases and tourist guides, the AA has been helping motorists navigate British roads since 1905. These highl...
GLOBE: Life In Shakespeare's London
CATHARINE ARNOLD    Book Number: 91466
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The life of Britain's greatest dramatist was inextricably linked with the history of London. Together the great writer and the great city came of age and confronted triumph and tragedy. Triumph c...
YORKSHIRE: A Lyrical History
RICHARD MORRIS    Book Number: 91529
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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 ...
STONEMASON: A History of Building Britain
ANDREW ZIMINSKI    Book Number: 91505
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Over the past three decades, Ziminski has worked on many of Britain's greatest buildings and monuments, from the Roman ruins at Bath to Salisbury Cathedral's spire to St. Paul's and they have given...
LONDON THEN & NOW IN COLOUR
LAINA WATT    Book Number: 91609
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The professional photographer juxtaposes London's streets of old and new, with Roman stones and Saxon churches, Norman fortresses, Tudor palaces and Victorian bridges jostling for space with the fu...
OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN
BORIS STARLING & D. BRADBURY    Book Number: 91629
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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 ...
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