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
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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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
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

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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...
YORK IN THE GREAT WAR
KARYN BURNHAM    Book Number: 89356
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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The Great War touched every single town and city in Britain and barely a community escaped unscathed. Despite a long and tumultuous history, the seemingly brief period between 1914 and 1918 left a...
HISTORY OF BRITAIN: From Neolithic Times to the Present Day
RICHARD DARGIE    Book Number: 89393
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
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Starting with the hominids who were active in Britain 700,000 years ago, and ending with Boris Johnson's "stonking majority" in the 2019 election, this manageable and practical history of Britain g...
OXFORDSHIRE CUSTOMS, SPORTS AND TRADITIONS
MARILYN YURDAN    Book Number: 89528
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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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
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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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
Published price: £13.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
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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...
PANORAMA POPS: A-Z London
WALKER BOOKS    Book Number: 89687
Published price: £6
Bibliophile price: £1.75
Product format: Hardback

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At Bibliophile we adore pop-up books and they are very collectable. This one comes in a small square slipcase and is a stylish 1.2m cut-paper souvenir celebrating the iconic A-Z maps and exploring...
ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: Great British Village Show
THANE PRINCE & MATTHEW BIGGS    Book Number: 89834
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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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
Bibliophile price: £2.75
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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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
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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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...
ROUGH GUIDE TO SCOTLAND: 11th Edition Updated
GREG DICKINSON ET AL    Book Number: 89138
Published price: £13.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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What not to miss, what to see, itineraries, history and recommended books, a useful language section, this is the most comprehensive and in-depth guide to Scotland with area highlights and full col...
DAY OUT IN LONDON: Build Your Own Moving Model
THE NATIONAL GALLERY    Book Number: 90234
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
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Bend the card into shape before gluing with PVA wood glue and leave each piece to dry before moving on to the next. The ingenious, pre-cut cardboard kit creates a layered landscape featuring hand-...
OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN
BORIS STARLING & D. BRADBURY    Book Number: 90302
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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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
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £1.88
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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
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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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
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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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
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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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...
FIRST RAILWAYS: Atlas of Early Railways
DEREK HAYES    Book Number: 90665
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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A big, splendid picture book packed with antique maps, colour images of rolling stock and engines, replicas and a terrific explanation of iron rails and plateways and beyond. We visit the Peak For...
WRITING THE THAMES
CHRISTINA HARDYMENT    Book Number: 90558
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £5.75
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A glamorous Bodleian Library publication with many colour plates written by the historian with a special interest in social history and literary geography. Uniting this love with her love of the T...
LONDON LABOUR AND THE LONDON POOR
HENRY MAYHEW    Book Number: 56595
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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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
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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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...
LAKE DISTRICT: The Ultimate Guide
GORDON READYHOUGH    Book Number: 90761
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Lake District National Park occupies 2292 square kilometres or 885 square miles and this exceptional heavyweight book is perhaps the definitive guide listing just under 8,000 major references i...
LAKELAND BOYHOOD
DAVID CLARK    Book Number: 90762
Published price: £12
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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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...
BRITISH SUMMERTIME BEGINS
YSENDA MAXTONE-GRAHAM    Book Number: 90909
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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Sub-titled 'The School Summer Holidays 1930-1980' we hear the final clanging of the bell and scream out loud 'school's out!' When the summer term ends and you walk through the gates into freedom, ...
CRIMINAL BRITAIN: A Photographic History
MIRRORPIX    Book Number: 91004
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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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
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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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...
ORCHARD: A Year in England's Eden
BENEDICT MACDONALD & N. GATES    Book Number: 91096
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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'Fiery mist shrouded the drooping furrowed trees. Woodpecker gunfire startled my coffee-primed senses. The song thrush chorus rang so loud, it soon became the jumbled chaos of a dozen raptures, the...
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