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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HENLEY-ON-THAMES THEN AND NOW IN COLOUR
JOHN PILLING    Book Number: 80851
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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...
VICTORIAN & EDWARDIAN COTSWOLDS
ALAN SUTTON    Book Number: 85538
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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...
ANATOMY OF MANCHESTER UNITED: A History in Ten Matches
JONATHAN WILSON    Book Number: 85604
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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
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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...
CHELTENHAM BOOK OF DAYS
MICHALE HASTED    Book Number: 85714
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From January 21st to December 31st, dip in any day to read extracts from the Cheltenham Looker-On, history books, local and national newspapers, The Stage and many other sources about entertainment...
BATH IN THE GREAT WAR
DEREK TAIT    Book Number: 85907
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This visual panorama of the city of Bath in the Great War draws on local newspaper archives to provide a fascinating insight into life on the home front. Kitchener is pictured on a platform addres...
HALIFAX IN THE GREAT WAR
DAVID MILLICHOPE    Book Number: 85920
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Halifax's experience of the Great War was different to that of many other large towns and cities. A garrison town (home of the Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment), within days the public moo...
KENT MURDER AND MAYHEM
ROY INGLETON    Book Number: 85924
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Take a drive through the delightful countryside of the Garden of England - who would have thought that a crime as terrible as murder would happen in a place of such natural beauty? Ingleton has wr...
ONE SHOW BOOK OF TRUE TALES
ICON FILMS    Book Number: 85672
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Out of the box British eccentricity with cold cases to heat up your inner detective, epic fails, good sports, great British heists, and escapes, medical curios, music, maths, stars turning up in st...
OXFORDSHIRE CUSTOMS, SPORTS AND TRADITIONS
MARILYN YURDAN    Book Number: 85862
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The book is full of funfairs and festivals, celebrations and exhibitions, games and shows, fêtes and carnivals, a few of them solemn but most unashamedly frivolous. A photograph from June 1955 sho...
DID YOU KNOW? HUDDERSFIELD: A Miscellany
JULIA SKINNER    Book Number: 85993
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The lake at Greenhead Park c.1960 is chosen for the front cover, a view our Annie has known for over half a century! Enjoy recipes for Yorkshire Curd Tart or Fat Rascals, pictures of the old shops...
FADING ADS OF GLOUCESTER
CHRIS WEST    Book Number: 86000
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Still seen in faded paintwork on brick walls, chiselled stone or in rusting ironwork atop gates and fencing, most towns have one or two famous old signs that everyone knows. But now we can be surp...
GLOUCESTERSHIRE DIALECT
EVE CHIPPING    Book Number: 86006
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From the quirky expressions that hold clues to the county's rich past, to the glossary packed with words which bring the local language to life, explore the fascinating county of Gloucestershire. ...
GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTEBOOK
HUMPHREY PHELPS    Book Number: 86007
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First published in a local magazine between 1976 and 1986, these nostalgic and reminiscing articles take us back to hard winters and hard hands in the predominantly livestock district of West Glouc...
SHAKESPEARE TRAIL: A Journey Into Shakespeare's England
ZOE BRAMLEY    Book Number: 86028
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'This throne of kings, this sceptred isle, this earth of majesty' - William Shakespeare's own words celebrate the majesty of the country that praised his work during his life and continued to celeb...
STONEHENGE COMPLETE
CHRISTOPHER CHIPPINDALE    Book Number: 86172
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A point of pilgrimage for archaeologists, mystics, astronomers, tourists, artists, and poets, Stonehenge has been imagined in many different ways. Christopher Chippindale's book uses ideas and insi...
BRITISH RAILWAYS IN THE 1960s: Southern Region
GEOFF PLUMB    Book Number: 86356
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The Big Four railway companies were nationalised in 1948, and the newly formed British Railways embarked on a programme of building new 'Standard' steam locomotives to replace older types from 1951...
TOLL HOUSES OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE
PATRICK TAYLOR    Book Number: 86392
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Having studied architecture, the author went to York University to study for an MA in Conservation Studies in 1992 and encountered the phenomenon of local distinctiveness of toll houses. He looks ...
TOLL HOUSES OF STAFFORDSHIRE
TIM JENKINSON & PATRICK TAYLOR    Book Number: 86393
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A companion to code 86392 Toll Houses of Cambridgeshire, this is the very first detailed study of Staffordshire's toll-houses, small buildings on the highway edge, lived in by the pike-men who coll...
LAST WOLF: The Hidden Springs of Englishness
ROBERT WINDER    Book Number: 86326
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By the author of 'Bloody Foreigners: The Story of Immigration to Britain', here is a digestible and whimsical history of Britain, and an engaging ramble through the wool towns and open ranges of me...
22 IDEAS THAT SAVED THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE
PETER WAINE & OLIVER HILLIAM    Book Number: 86426
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The Green Belt is an idea less than 100 years old, here described by Ray Mears; Landscaping and Tourism is explored by Melvyn Bragg; National Parks, the Country Code introduced by Caroline Quentin,...
A SWEET, WILD NOTE
RICHARD SMYTH    Book Number: 86459
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Sub-titled 'What We Hear When the Birds Sing', birdsong is woven into our culture, our emotions and landscape. It is the soundtrack to our world and in this fascinating account, Smyth asks what it...
PHILEAS DOGG'S GUIDE TO DOG FRIENDLY HOLIDAYS IN BRITAIN
JANE COMMON    Book Number: 86668
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We celebrate the only travel guide to the United Kingdom written by dogs... for dogs! Phileas Dogg stylishly takes you from the heart of England to Scotland and Wales, with sections on the North We...
YORKSHIRE: A Lyrical History of England's Greatest County
RICHARD MORRIS    Book Number: 86678
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The first mention of Yorkshire dates to the 1060s when the kingdom of Wessex conquered "Eoferwicscire" after a period of Viking rule. No other English shire contains so many different landforms: c...
FOUNTAINS AND WATER FEATURES
ROSALIND HOPWOOD    Book Number: 86624
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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...
ENGLISH GARDEN: A Journey Through Its History
HANS VON TROTHA    Book Number: 86507
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One of the collectable Haus first editions (2009) with attractive blood red cloth binding and tipped in pastoral illustration on the front cover. English garden design was entirely reinvented duri...
ALMSHOUSES
ANNA HALLETT    Book Number: 86543
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There are around 2,500 groups of almshouses in Great Britain, most of which were founded many centuries ago and some can be traced to the early Middle Ages when religious institutions were among th...
GLOBE: Life In Shakespeare's London
CATHARINE ARNOLD    Book Number: 86758
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From Hamlet Act 1, "Remember thee? Ay, thou poor ghost, while memory holds a seat in this distracted Globe." William Shakespeare's life was inextricably linked with the history of London. Togethe...
MEMORIES OF LONDON
EDMONDO DE AMICIS    Book Number: 86878
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The poet, novelist and travel writer Edmondo de Amicis (1846-1908) began his career as a soldier before switching to journalism. He is best remembered for his children's stories Heart of a Boy. T...
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...
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