Best Of British

Best Of British

Best Of British

Best Of British

 

Patriotic and quintessentially British titles.

Our beautiful country's history, nature, countryside, music, food, old nostlagic photos or great artisits may be celebrated here.

Being honoured with a Royal Warrant for Bookselling from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh in 2011 until 2020, Bibliophile is unashamedly patriotic!

COLLECTED SHORT STORIES OF SAKI
Hector Hugh Munro    Book Number: 100541
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Saki (H.H. Munro) stands alongside Anton Chekhov and O Henry as a master of the short story. His extraordinary stories are a mixture of humorous satire, irony and the macabre, in which the stupidit...
RAGGED TROUSERED PHILANTHROPISTS
Robert Tressell    Book Number: 68844
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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is a classic representation of the impoverished and politically powerless underclass of British society in Edwardian England, ruthlessly exploited by the instit...
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...
ANATOMY OF A NATION
DOMINIC SELWOOD    Book Number: 91520
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Sub-titled 'A History of British Identity In 50 Documents', historian and barrister Dominic Selwood explores over 950,000 years of British History. Some of the 50 documents he has chosen are well ...
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 ...
WE BRITISH: The Poetry of a People
ANDREW MARR    Book Number: 91510
Published price: £25
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More than just an anthology, this massive tome is a compelling history of Britain told through its poetry. From Caedmon to Carol Ann Duffy, from Beowulf to the Liverpool performance poets, Britons...