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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SUMMER OF '45: Stories and Voices From VE Day to VJ Day
KEVIN TELFER    Book Number: 81065
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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On 8th May 1945 Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister, announced to waiting crowds that the Allies had accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany and that the War in Europe was over. For...
HENLEY-ON-THAMES THEN AND NOW IN COLOUR
JOHN PILLING    Book Number: 80851
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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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...
SOMERVILLE'S 100 BEST BRITISH WALKS
CHRISTOPHER SOMERVILLE    Book Number: 81340
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £1.90
Product format: Paperback

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Tall, elegant hardback, slim enough to fit into the walker's pocket, with beautiful line drawn maps for meandering through Salcey Forest in Northamptonshire towards Buckinghamshire, St. David's Hea...
GAUNTY'S BEST OF BRITISH
JOHN GAUNT    Book Number: 73855
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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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: Chatsworth House DVD
PRESENTED BY SELINA SCOTT    Book Number: 81645
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Unknown

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Built by the remarkable Bess of Hardwick and altered by the first Duke, Chatsworth is one of the nation's greatest private homes open to the public. Its first floor is taken up with richly-decorat...
TREASURE HOUSES OF BRITAIN: Boughton House DVD
PRESENTED BY SELINA SCOTT    Book Number: 81648
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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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...
TYNESIDE THROUGH THE AGES DVD
INTRO BY ROBSON GREEN    Book Number: 82255
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Ships were built on the River Tyne, coal exported, and Jarrow became famous as the starting point for the Marchers. The Armstrong family built a mighty factory whose guns and tanks were used in so...
LONDON LABOUR AND THE LONDON POOR
HENRY MAYHEW    Book Number: 56595
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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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...
TREASURE HOUSES OF BRITAIN: Burghley House DVD
PRESENTED BY SELINA SCOTT    Book Number: 81644
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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Burghley House in Lincolnshire is a fabulous house built by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Elizabeth I. Started in 1555 it took 32 years to build. 450 years later, Burghley's state rooms a...
TREASURE HOUSES OF BRITAIN: Holkham Hall DVD
PRESENTED BY SELINA SCOTT    Book Number: 81647
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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We are invited to tour Holkham Hall, a Palladian masterpiece, commissioned by Thomas Coke, First Earl of Leicester. It took over 30 years to build and Coke spent six years touring Europe. He love...
BIRDWATCHING WALKS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
DAVID HINDLE & JOHN WILSON    Book Number: 82468
Published price: £8.95
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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If you board the "Ratty" steam train from Ravenglass to Dalegarth you may spot a Redshank or a Red-breasted Merganser as you trundle up Eskdale, and at your destination a choice of three walks offe...
ENGLAND UNLOCKED: A Guide Book For Kids
TESSA GIRVAN    Book Number: 82483
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Paperback

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School holidays are a great time for days out, but kids sometimes start yawning before they even set off. This guide book for kids covers the whole of England and unerringly identifies the cool stu...
ORIGINAL ROCKERS
RICHARD KING    Book Number: 82511
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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'Once the door to Revolver was opened in the morning, the alarm had been turned off and the lights turned on, any other interpretation of everyday life was hard to imagine. Instead time was told by...
GREAT WAR BRITAIN: The First World War At Home
LUCINDA GOSLING    Book Number: 82740
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Popular magazines such as The Tatler, The Sketch and The Queen recorded the national preoccupations following a declaration of war in August 1914 which was to change Britain and British society irr...
BRITAIN GOES CAMPING: Camping, Cooking and Exploring
DON PHILPOTT    Book Number: 82888
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

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We Brits love camping. Whether wanting to stay by the sea, or the middle of woods, camping is the answer to our accommodation issues, a way of immersing ourselves in the stunning nature of our coun...
BRITAIN FROM THE AIR: Building Britain DVD
DUKE MARKETING    Book Number: 82761
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Using advance high-definition cameras, this stunning aerial photography film offers unrivalled views from the Ancient Celtic settlements to modern suburbia. With narration from Richard Mervyn thro...
DERBYSHIRE HIGHLIGHTS AND HIDDEN TREASURES DVD
DISCOVER BRITAIN    Book Number: 82771
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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50 minute colour film which is a perfect guide and insight into Derbyshire's most popular attractions. Visit famous buildings of historic interest with their magnificent gardens and a selection of...
CASTLE WARD: The National Trust DVD
JOHN CASSY & BARBARA GIBBON    Book Number: 82775
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Unknown

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Famed as an architectural curiosity of its time, built inside and out in two distinct styles, Classical and Gothic, Castle Ward in County Down is a must-visit attraction. If you cannot get there, ...
SECRET GARDENS: Stately Homes & Gardens DVD
ALAN TITCHMARSH    Book Number: 82779
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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A young-looking Alan Titchmarsh presents this magical selection of gardens from some time ago including Kensington Roof Garden in London, Brook Cottage in Oxfordshire, Calke Abbey Derbyshire, Heste...
CRAP TOWNS RETURNS
SAM JORDISON & DAN KIERAN    Book Number: 76073
Published price: £10
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Back by unpopular demand here is the genuinely rough guide to Britain, the Domesday Book of Misery! Morecambe, Liverpool and Hackney are in the 'not so crap' appendix where as Mayfair, Bradford, C...
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE: Highlights and Hidden Treasures DVD
FASTFORWARD MUSIC    Book Number: 82854
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Robin Hood country with its gentle, undulating landscape and pretty, unspoilt villages. The legend of Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest has for many years given a sense of romance to the county, and ...
BATEMAN'S: The National Trust DVD
JOHN CASSY & BARBARA GIBBON    Book Number: 82857
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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The beautiful 17th century Jacobean house in East Sussex was Rudyard Kipling's family home from 1902 to 1936. The interior reflects the author's strong associations with the East and many of the o...
EPISODE TWO: CALKE ABBEY DVD
THE NATIONAL TRUST    Book Number: 82858
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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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...
CASTLE DROGO: The National Trust DVD
Unknown    Book Number: 82859
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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This famed house in remotest Devon was built by a celebrity architect for a rich tycoon, Sir Julius Drewe, owner of the Army & Navy stores chain. Castle Drogo was never truly finished, yet success...
EPISODE ONE: HARDWICK HALL DVD
THE NATIONAL TRUST    Book Number: 82861
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Unknown

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Near Mansfield in Derbyshire, Hardwick Hall is a spectacular Tudor treasure house dominating the surrounding area, a statement of wealth and an authority of its builder, Bess of Hardwick, England's...
SACRED SITES OF BRITAIN - DRAGONQUEST DVD
DISCOVER BRITAIN    Book Number: 82863
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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'Magical, mysterious and intelligently portrayed', this 50 minute colour film is a visual pilgrimage to the sacred sites of Old England. Dragonquest begins and ends with the earth itself, the ruin...
EPISODE THREE: THE VYNE DVD
THE NATIONAL TRUST    Book Number: 82864
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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The Vyne is a Tudor mansion house situated near Basingstoke in Hampshire, built in the early 16th century for Lord Sandys, Henry VIII's Lord Chamberlain. The house acquired a classical portico in ...
EPISODE FOUR: WADDESDON MANOR DVD
THE NATIONAL TRUST    Book Number: 82865
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Built between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to entertain his guests and display his vast collection of art treasures, Waddesdon Manor is an extraordinary testimony to Victorian ta...
WILLOW ROAD & THE HOMEWOOD: The National Trust DVD
JOHN CASSY & BARBARA GIBBON    Book Number: 82867
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Unknown

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Who lives in a house like this? This nearly hour long colour film looks at the Goldfinger-designed Modernist London house, 2 Willow Road and Patrick Gwynne's Modernist Surrey house, The Homewood. ...
THE WAY WE WERE: The British At Work
TIM GLYNNE-JONES    Book Number: 82040
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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From steeplejacks in flat caps scaling London's monuments to a floor full of women in Liverpool processing Pools coupons, these fabulous photographs bring to life the human side of Britain's ever-c...
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