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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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...
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
Product format: Paperback

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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...
OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN
BORIS STARLING & D. BRADBURY    Book Number: 90302
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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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...
CORNWALL: Romans to Victorians
DEREK TAIT    Book Number: 90674
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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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
Product format: Paperback

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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...
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...
LAKELAND BOYHOOD
DAVID CLARK    Book Number: 90762
Published price: £12
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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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...
CRIMINAL BRITAIN: A Photographic History
MIRRORPIX    Book Number: 91004
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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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 ...
PANORAMAS OF LOST LONDON 1870-1945
PHILIP DAVIES    Book Number: 90655
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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A companion to code 90640 Images of Lost England we have another abridged edition of the 2009 bestseller featuring nearly 300 quality archive photographs organised by Work, Wealth, Poverty and Chan...
200 YEARS OF THE LANCASTER CANAL
GORDON BIDDLE    Book Number: 91224
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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Rapid industrialisation in the 18th century led to a demand for safer and faster transport, and at the height of the canal era in 1840 there were some 4,000 miles of inland navigation in Britain, t...
DERBYSHIRE AT WAR 1939-45
GLYNIS COOPER    Book Number: 91238
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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DERBYSHIRE AT WAR 1939-45
AA BRITISH ROAD MAP PUZZLE BOOK
HELEN BROCKLEHURST    Book Number: 91271
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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From producing the first road signs and handwriting route directions to its bestselling atlases and tourist guides, the AA has been helping motorists navigate British roads since 1905. These highl...
GLOBE: Life In Shakespeare's London
CATHARINE ARNOLD    Book Number: 91466
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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The life of Britain's greatest dramatist was inextricably linked with the history of London. Together the great writer and the great city came of age and confronted triumph and tragedy. Triumph c...
YORKSHIRE: A Lyrical History
RICHARD MORRIS    Book Number: 91529
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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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 ...
LONDON THEN & NOW IN COLOUR
LAINA WATT    Book Number: 91609
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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The professional photographer juxtaposes London's streets of old and new, with Roman stones and Saxon churches, Norman fortresses, Tudor palaces and Victorian bridges jostling for space with the fu...
OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN
BORIS STARLING & D. BRADBURY    Book Number: 91629
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Office for National Statistics Census 2021 is the basis of this official story in numbers. In 1841 there were 734 female midwives working in Britain, along with nine artificial eye makers, 20 ...
WEST COUNTRY: Discover Britain's Historic Houses
SIMON JENKINS    Book Number: 91686
Published price: £29.99
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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A Reader's Digest glamorous large publication of 97 of the most impressive, interesting or unusual dwellings in the West Country. They range from elegant Montacute in Somerset and medieval Bucklan...
THE CHANNEL
CHARLIE CONNELLY    Book Number: 91773
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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The symbolism of the English Channel goes way beyond a simple role as a conduit for shipping, trawling and the odd lard-and-lanolin-slathered maniac in goggles and swimming trunks plunging in and m...
VICTORIAN MAPS OF ENGLAND: The County and City Maps
THOMAS MOULE    Book Number: 90795
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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Bibliophile is thrilled to find copies to discount of this huge and beautiful book of the work of England's most famous topographer, Thomas Moule. The series of country and city maps he produced i...
PANORAMA OF THE THAMES:
JOHN INGLIS & JILL SANDERS    Book Number: 91667
Published price: £29.95
Bibliophile price: £16.50
Product format: Hardback

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1829 was the year of the first Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race and also the year of the founding of the Metropolitan Police. We can add to these milestones in London's history the publication of an ...
CAMBRIDGE IN THE GREAT WAR
GLYNIS COOPER    Book Number: 91863
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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The modern town of Cambridge can be traced back to at least AD875 and in medieval times there were leather and woollen industries. In 1209 Oxford scholars, seeking refuge from hostile townspeople ...
MANCHESTER'S MILITARY LEGACY
STEVEN DICKENS    Book Number: 91869
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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In Mamucium in 79AD, the establishment of the Roman fort is the first known record of any formal military presence in the area that is now the Castlefield district. The site was previously occupie...
YORK'S MILITARY LEGACY
IAN ROTHERHAM    Book Number: 91874
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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Fought near to or around York, Towton, Stamford Bridge, Marston Moor and Fulford were some of the most infamous and bloodiest battles on English soil. One of the oldest settlements in western Euro...
ON A PEDESTAL: A Trip Around Britain's Statues
ROGER LYTOLLIS    Book Number: 91885
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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'From slavers to rock icons, from comedians to the Great War's fallen, Lytollis goes into the why they are there in bronze and granite, but also talks to the people who pass them every day. Fascina...
USBORNE ILLUSTRATED ATLAS OF BRITAIN & IRELAND
STRUAN REID & MEGAN CULLIS    Book Number: 91927
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Designed for 6-9 year olds, this is a stylish and fact-filled atlas with lively illustrations and colourful picture map. Explore famous landmarks, towns and cities, wildlife, customs and history f...
BRITAIN'S FIRST PHOTO ALBUM: 3 DVD Box Set
FRANCIS FRITH    Book Number: 91836
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Presented by TV personality and journalist John Sergeant, these ten BBC documentaries follow in the footsteps of pioneering Victorian photographer Francis Frith who set himself the formidable task ...
TREASURE HOUSES OF BRITAIN: Three DVD Box Set
SELINA SCOTT    Book Number: 91849
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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The three most popular of Britain's finest stately homes on three quality colour DVDs, boxed, running time 138 minutes. Burghley House in Lincolnshire is a fabulous house built by William Cecil, L...
ABOUT WITH BETJEMAN DVD
JOHN BETJEMAN    Book Number: 91959
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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Please note that this one DVD of 120 minutes encompasses 91961 Betjeman's London and 91960 Betjeman's Britain which we also have available as single DVDs. Film one is written and presented by Pete...
BETJEMAN'S BRITAIN DVD
JOHN BETJEMAN    Book Number: 91960
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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A second programme written and presented by Peter Gammond the authority on Betjeman with more than 50 books on music and the arts. Sir John Betjeman CBE died in 1984 but his reputation has lived o...
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