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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ROLLING THROUGH THE ISLES
TED SIMON    Book Number: 74560
Published price: £20
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Packed with gripping stories, extraordinary encounters and glorious depictions of the British countryside, this volume takes readers on an unforgettable trip by motor bike with a celebrated adventu...
HENLEY ON THAMES PAST AND PRESENT
JOHN PILLING & LORRAINE WOODS    Book Number: 74897
Published price: £9.99
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With the annual Regatta and other royal associations and its often stratospheric property prices it is hard to believe that Henley-on-Thames was once a down-at-heel town. Back in the 1840s, the bui...
BLACK'S SKETCHBOOKS: The English Lakes 1922
GORDON HOME    Book Number: 75492
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16 beautiful pencil sketches, one per right hand page in this facsimile reprint series by publisher A&C Black. Published in Spring, 1922, the images include Windermere from Bowness, Dove Cottage G...
HENLEY-ON-THAMES THEN AND NOW IN COLOUR
JOHN PILLING    Book Number: 75217
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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...
BLACK'S SKETCHBOOKS LONDON 1924
DOROTHY WOLLARD    Book Number: 75642
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First published in 1924, these sketches by a group of well-known artists, found in the archives of A & C Black of Soho Square London, present a fascinating look at London as it was almost 100 years...
BLACK'S SKETCHBOOKS: Chester 1920
JOSEPH PIKE    Book Number: 75489
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24 exquisitely accurate pencil sketches, one per right hand page of some of the famous sights from the great city of Chester like the Tudor façades of houses in Bridge Street, salmon fishing boats ...
COUNTRYMAN'S POCKET BOOK
GARTH CHRISTIAN    Book Number: 76072
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The author has written popular studies of bird migrations and an anthology illustrated by Eric Hosking, Wings of Light, and the first comprehensive study of the conservation of our countryside whic...
GLOUCESTER, TEWKESBURY AND SEVERN VALE PUBS THROUGH TIME
GEOFF SANDLES    Book Number: 76378
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Almost 200 "then and now" photos reveal that the traditional English pub is alive and well and living in the Severn Valley - as if we were in any doubt about it. The charming ancient town of Tewkes...
OXFORDSHIRE THROUGH TIME
STANLEY JENKINS    Book Number: 76380
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It is like playing spot-the-difference with these then and now sepia and colour photographs contrasted on every page of this fascinating selection of images from this most picturesque county. Oxfo...
BUCKINGHAM THROUGH TIME
CHARLES CLOSE    Book Number: 76465
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Buckingham is situated on a wide bend of the River Ouse, which is navigable from the town all the way through the Fens and to the Wash. This is what presumably led the Romans to settle here as when...
FAMILY ALBUM: Edwardian Life in the Lake Counties
JOHN SATCHELL     Book Number: 76390
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In a uniquely important glimpse of life in Kendal and the Lake District during Edwardian times, this remarkable collection of almost 200 photographs, taken mainly between 1900 and 1908, ranges from...
WINSLOW THROUGH TIME
CHARLES CLOSE    Book Number: 76482
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Winslow is a small market town 10 miles north of the County Town of Aylesbury and the Vale. It is situated on a low hill, and King Offa is believed to have had a palace there. In those days, it w...
GROUND CONTROL
ANNA MINTON    Book Number: 76674
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Sub-titled 'Fear and Happiness in the Twenty-First Century City' the Observer quote on the front cover says 'They sold our streets and nobody noticed...timely and powerful...revelatory.' In this a...
ESSEX BOYS
KAREN BOWMAN    Book Number: 76823
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Henry VIII, Daniel Defoe and Wat Tyler, warriors, medicine men, seadogs, martyrs, felons like Dick Turpin, wizards, explorers, gentlemen of letters, smugglers, men of science and vision like Humphr...
RIVER DERWENT: From Sea to Source
H. C. IVISON    Book Number: 76828
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A fine and famous salmon river, the Derwent was sometimes called 'The River of Saints and Sinners', as it was used by smugglers as well as clerics. One of the fastest rivers in Europe, it is also ...
WITNEY AND FAIRFORD BRANCH THROUGH TIME
STANLEY JENKINS    Book Number: 76832
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The Witney & East Gloucestershire Railway was a classic rural branch line which followed the tranquil Upper Thames Valley for much of its length and served attractive Cotswold towns and villages su...
A 1960s EAST END CHILDHOOD
SIMON WEBB    Book Number: 76838
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Do you remember when you could leave your back door open, when children played on traffic-free streets, the rag and bone man was a frequent visitor, you watched a man land on the Moon on television...
GOLF COURSES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
BERNARD DARWIN    Book Number: 76669
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For collectors, this is one of the rarest and most sought-after books in the whole literature of golf, here reproduced in glamorous facsimile hardback. Harry Rountree's beautiful watercolour image...
ORMSKIRK: A History
MONA DUGGAN    Book Number: 77132
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Drawing widely on documentary evidence as well as personal stories in the words of contemporaries, this vividly written volume brings to life the history of settlement in the Ormskirk area of Lanca...
PLEASE, MISS: The True Story of a Trainee Teacher
BERNADETTE ROBINSON    Book Number: 75853
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The dedication of this book, to all the people who as children had the ignominy of standing in the 'free dinners' queue, reveals a great deal - not only about the author but also about the rich per...
DIG WW2: Rediscovering the Great Wartime Battles
JEAN HOOD    Book Number: 77417
Published price: £25
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Written to accompany the BBC series presented by Dan Snow, this nostalgic and thoroughly engrossing volume takes readers on a journey through the allied Battle for Europe, unearthing a Spitfire bur...
MAP OF OXFORD 1789
WILLIAM FADEN    Book Number: 77260
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In the Georgian era, some visitors to Oxford lauded the city and others described it as elegantly dull. First published in 1789, this map brought the city's long cartographic tradition up to date ...
LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY MAP 1924
GEOFFREY KICHENSIDE    Book Number: 77277
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The East Coast Main Line was conceived as a series of short local railways in the 1840s and eventually amalgamated to form the North Eastern Railway in 1854. This map shows the route from King's C...
A HISTORY OF BRITAIN: Book IV The Stuarts, Cromwell
E. H. CARTER & R. A. F. MEARS    Book Number: 77326
Published price: £10
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Suited equally to adults who feel that they have forgotten all the history they ever learnt and to youngsters in need of more than dry-as-dust tomes to see them through their exams, here is a refre...
LAST SHEPHERDS: A Vanishing Way of Life
CHARLES BOWDEN    Book Number: 77781
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Shepherds are as old as the hills, but very much an endangered species, their numbers falling rapidly. Mountain districts where there was once a shepherd on every hill are now ranched by one man a...
WALKING HOME: My Family and Other Rambles
CLAIRE BALDING    Book Number: 77704
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Following her bestselling 'My Animals and Other Family', the TV broadcaster and now OBE Claire Balding can carry off a hat and high heels when the event demands but is happier in a waterproof jacke...
LONDON BRIDGE IN AMERICA
Travis Elborough    Book Number: 77950
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In 1968 the old 19th century London Bridge was transported to Arizona stone by stone and was welcomed in a high-profile ceremony by people in colourful folk costume, including Apache Indians and th...
CUMBRIA AT WAR 1939-1945
RON FREETHY    Book Number: 78239
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Behind the scenes, the people who lived in what is now modern Cumbria played a very important part in the defeat of Hitler. The Vickers shipyards and docks at Barrow built warships as fast as they...
HAMPSHIRE RAILWAYS: The History of Steam
COLIN MAGGS    Book Number: 78242
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Written by a big name in trains and transport, we go steaming into the county of Hampshire to look at the buildings, running the railways, Southampton Docks, boat and other special trains, on to th...
BEHIND THE COLONNADE: 37 Years at the British Museum
NORMAN JACOBS    Book Number: 78342
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Surprisingly few memoirs or biographies have been written by those who have spent their working lives in museums and art galleries. Here we are offered a glimpse of a rather different kind. Norma...
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