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: £1.25
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: £1.25
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: £0.95
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: £1.00
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: Boughton House DVD
PRESENTED BY SELINA SCOTT    Book Number: 81648
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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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...
ENGLAND UNLOCKED: A Guide Book For Kids
TESSA GIRVAN    Book Number: 82483
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £0.75
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...
BRITAIN FROM THE AIR: Building Britain DVD
DUKE MARKETING    Book Number: 82761
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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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: £1.25
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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...
BATEMAN'S: The National Trust DVD
JOHN CASSY & BARBARA GIBBON    Book Number: 82857
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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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: £1.50
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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: £1.50
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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...
WAITING FOR THE ALBINO DUNNOCK
ROSAMOND RICHARDSON    Book Number: 83433
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Hardback

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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...
DEFENDING LONDON: The Military Landscape
MIKE OSBORNE    Book Number: 83898
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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London, the capital of the country and a tapestry of Britain's history, is adorned with features of our past spread across the skyline and streets. A prominent feature of our city's historical land...
OLD ENGLAND SCOTLAND AND WALES
JÜRGEN SORGES    Book Number: 83928
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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Quaint cottages with rose bedecked walls, old stone-built pubs, ancient buttressed abbeys, ruined Franciscan priories, strange rock formations and tree-lined lanes - all sights we can still see tod...
EDINBURGH: A Traveller's Reader
EDITED BY DAVID DAICHES    Book Number: 84288
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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Life, customs and morals, bookselling, Tartan pageantry, to the Edinburgh Festival 1947 as observed by Eric Linklater, here are extracts from diaries, letters, memoirs and novels, biographies from ...
YE OLDE GOOD INN GUIDE
MR JAMES MOORE & MR PAUL NERO    Book Number: 84414
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'A Tudor Traveller's Guide To The Nation's Finest Taverns', the discerning traveller is guided to which establishments to seek out and which to avoid like the plague itself. How can the...
VERY BRITISH PROBLEMS: Volume III
ROB TEMPLE    Book Number: 84562
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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2017 up-to-date edition of our very British quirks and obsessions as collected on the @soverybritish Twitter account, Facebook page and Instagram feed which have a combined following of almost thre...
MORE VERY BRITISH PROBLEMS
ROB TEMPLE    Book Number: 84888
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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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 ...
DISCOVERY OF MIDDLE EARTH
GRAHAM ROBB    Book Number: 85026
Published price: $16.95
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'Mapping the Lost World of the Celts'. Step aside Tolkein because the real Middle Earth is explained in this treasure hunt of a book. This is an intelligent exploration of the world thr...
EDGE OF THE EMPIRE:  A Journey to Britannia
BRONWEN RILEY    Book Number: 85027
Published price: $28.95
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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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
Published price: $27.95
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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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
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £9.50
Product format: Hardback

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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...
MURDERS OF LONDON
DAVID LONG    Book Number: 85504
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'In the Steps of the Capital's Killers', from the Ratcliffe highway murders to the siege of Sidney Street via the Kray twins and Dr Crippen, we find out what drove Joe Meek, pop's space ...
DENT'S MODERN TRIBES: The Secret Languages of Britain
SUSIE DENT    Book Number: 85326
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Famous from Channel Four TV's Countdown and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Susie Dent is the resident word expert in Dictionary Corner. She casts her perceptive eye at all the tribes around us, ...
OUR GREAT CANAL JOURNEYS: A Lifetime of Memories
TIMOTHY WEST    Book Number: 85084
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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The charming, calming excellent series of television programmes that follow Timothy West and Prunella Scales as they meander along the canals, taking in the sights and sounds, has captivated millio...
VICTORIAN TREASURY: A Collection of Fascinating Facts
LUCINDA HAWKSLEY    Book Number: 85564
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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What was it like to be alive in the time of Queen Victoria? What did you eat, do in your leisure time and wear when you were pregnant? This fascinating book covers the arts, the Empire, politics, c...
ANATOMY OF MANCHESTER UNITED: A History in Ten Matches
JONATHAN WILSON    Book Number: 85604
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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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...
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