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Of Cabbages And Kings

Of Cabbages And Kings

by Caroline Foley

Of Cabbages And Kings : The History of Allotments

This colourful and lively history book tells the story of allotments from their origin in the 17th century protests against enclosures to the present day. Will include t...
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Parting Shots

Parting Shots

by Matthew Parris

Parting Shots

Up till 2006 a British Ambassador leaving his post was encouraged to write what was known as a valedictory despatch, to be circulated to a small number of influential people in government. This was the par...
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Pride And Pudding

Pride And Pudding

by Regula Ysewijn

Pride And Pudding The History of British Puddings, Savoury and Sweet

Let Regula Ysewijn's Pride and Pudding take you to the heart of Britishness in this beautiful part-recipe, part-fascinating culinary history book of t...
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Reel History

Reel History

by Alex Von Tunzelmann

Reel History : The World According To The Movies

"Was the printing press invented by King Arthur? Did William 'Braveheart' Wallace father Edward III of England? And did Jon Bon Jovi rescue an Enigma machine during World...
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Rest In Pieces

Rest In Pieces

by Bess Lovejoy

Rest In Pieces : The Curious Fate of Famous Corpses

In the long run, we're all dead. But for some of the most influential figures in history, death marked the start of a new adventure. The famous deceased have been stol...
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Scorn

Scorn

by Matthew Parris

Scorn : The Wittiest and Wickedest Insults in Human History

Encompassing literature, art, politics, showbiz, marriage, gender, nationality and religion, Matthew Parris's sublime collection is the perfect companion for t...
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Severed

Severed

by Frances Larson

Severed : a History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Our history is littered with heads. Over the centuries, they have decorated our churches, festooned our city walls and filled our museums; they have been props for artis...
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Sherlock Holmes Puzzles

Sherlock Holmes Puzzles

by Tim Dedopulos

Sherlock Holmes Puzzles : The Lost Cases

Holmes and Watson are back. Fresh from solving the baffling puzzles in The Sherlock Holmes Puzzle Collection, Dr John Watson returns with a new selection of his esteemed colleagu...
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Shipping Forecast

Shipping Forecast

by Nic Compton

The Shipping Forecast : A Miscellany

The rhythmic lullaby of 'North Utsire, South Utsire' has been lulling the nation's insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. It has inspired songs, poetry and imaginations across the gl...
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Silver

Silver

by Philippa Merriman

Silver

Silver has been mined and worked for some six thousand years, but it was not the earliest precious metal to be discovered by humans. Gold came first, and the skills of metal-working had already been developed bef...
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Terms And Conditions: Life In Girl's Boarding Schools 1939-1979

Terms And Conditions: Life In Girl's Boarding Schools 1939-1979

by Ysenda Maxtone Graham

Terms & Conditions : Life in Girls' Boarding Schools 1939-1979

‘When I asked a group of girls who had been at Hatherop Castle in the 1960s whether the school had had a lab in those days they gave me a blank look. “A...
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The Book Of Tides

The Book Of Tides

by William Thomson

The Book Of Tides

An idiosyncratic, richly illustrated guide to Britain's rivers, seas and shores, for everyone who loves the water and the natural world - a Norwegian Wood for Britain's waters This is a book for those ...
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The GCHQ Puzzle Book

The GCHQ Puzzle Book


The GCHQ Puzzle Book

Pit your wits against the people who cracked Enigma in the official puzzle book from Britain's secretive intelligence organisation, GCHQ. 'A fiendish work, as frustrating, divisive and annoying as i...
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The Greedy Queen: Eating With Victoria

The Greedy Queen: Eating With Victoria

by Annie Gray

The Greedy Queen: Eating with Victoria

What does it mean to eat like a queen? Elizabeth gorged on sugar, Mary on chocolate and Anne was known as 'Brandy Nan'. Victoria ate all of this and more. The Greedy Queen celebrat...
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The History Thieves

The History Thieves

by Ian Cobain

The History Thieves : Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation

In 1889, the first Official Secrets Act was passed, creating offences of 'disclosure of information' and 'breach of official trust'. It limited and ...
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The Illustrated Story Of England

The Illustrated Story Of England

by Christopher Hibbert

The Illustrated Story Of England: 2nd Edition

A beautiful, quirky, illustrated edition of Phaidon's compelling bestseller, celebrating the book's 25th anniversary This concise and fast-paced introduction to English hist...
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The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

by Helen Amy

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

A strict code of conduct governed courtship and marriage in Regency England during the period in which Jane Austen's novels were set, broadly 1796 to 1816. At a time when womens' only rea...
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The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

by Adam Macqueen

The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

Stored in Whitehall's archives are everything from blood-chilling warnings of imminent nuclear attack to comical details of daily life in the corridors of power...
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The Quest For Shakespeare's Garden

The Quest For Shakespeare's Garden

by Stephen Anderton

The Quest For Shakespeare's Garden

Published in association with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, The Quest for Shakespeare s Garden traces the origins of garden history and the Elizabethan garden, as well as telling t...
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The Secret Library

The Secret Library

by Dr Oliver Tearle

The Secret Library : A Book-Lovers' Journey Through Curiosities of History

A fascinating tour through the curious history of Western civilization told through its most emblematic invention - the book. As well as leafing...
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