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: £1.00
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: £1.00
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: £3.00
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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...
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...
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...
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 ...
EDGE OF THE EMPIRE:  A Journey to Britannia
BRONWEN RILEY    Book Number: 85027
Published price: $28.95
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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: £2.25
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
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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: £4.25
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 ...
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: £1.50
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...
ALBION'S GLORIOUS ILE: The Shyres of England and Wales
ANNE LOUISE AVERY    Book Number: 85693
Published price: £15.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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The otherworldly pictorial maps collected in these four volumes were created by the engraver William Hole (d.1624) to illustrate a vast 15,000 line landscape poem Poly-Olbion by Michael Drayton (15...
CHELTENHAM BOOK OF DAYS
MICHALE HASTED    Book Number: 85714
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Hardback

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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...
LAST LONDON: True Fictions from an Unreal City
IAIN SINCLAIR    Book Number: 85877
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Though born in Wales in 1943 and educated in Cheltenham and Dublin, for the last five decades Iain Sinclair's life and literary output has been all about London, particularly what may be termed the...
BATH IN THE GREAT WAR
DEREK TAIT    Book Number: 85907
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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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...
IMAGES OF THE PAST: COALMINERS
BRIAN ELLIOTT    Book Number: 85912
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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Now an almost obsolete industry, at one time coalmining was Britain's most important economic trade, albeit the most dangerous. This collection of photographs and other illustrations, complete with...
ENGLAND'S HISTORIC CHURCHES BY TRAIN
MURRAY NAYLOR    Book Number: 85915
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Cleverly combining his passions of railway organisation and medieval churches, the author embarks on various journeys as he explains how two great ages shaped our lives; that of the Normans who bui...
FOUL DEEDS AND SUSPICIOUS DEATHS AROUND DERBY
KEVIN TURTON    Book Number: 85918
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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True crime never ceases to fascinate, and this collection of 21 murders in the Derby area in the 19th and 20th centuries makes page-turning reading. One of the most extraordinary is the 1927 murde...
HALIFAX IN THE GREAT WAR
DAVID MILLICHOPE    Book Number: 85920
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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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
Published price: £12.99
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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...
SCOTLAND AND THE SEA
NICK ROBINS    Book Number: 85929
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Scotland's maritime heritage is unparalleled. For centuries the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world it has been the home of the engineering, ship-owning and entrepreneurial skills that were c...
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