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Follies

Follies

by Whitelaw, J

Follies

This book defines what a folly is and shows that these architectural curiosities are to be found all over Britain. Some are on hilltops or in remote places, while others, almost unnoticed, stand beside the roads...
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Foxes Unearthed

Foxes Unearthed

by Lucy Jones

Foxes Unearthed : A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

As one of the largest predators left in Britain, the fox is captivating: a comfortably familiar figure in our country landscapes; an intriguing flash of b...
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Friendships

Friendships

by Mark Girouard

Friendships

Mark Girouard has, he claims, scarcely ever thrown away a letter that he has received, and here he selects and reproduces 29 of them, ranging from his early childhood during the war to recent years, and uses...
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Garden Gnomes

Garden Gnomes

by Way, Twigs

Garden Gnomes : A History

This is the intriguing story of garden gnomes and how they have come to reside in the flowerbeds of gardens across Britain. Originating in Europe, gnomes made the leap across the channel in the...
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Great Exhibitions

Great Exhibitions

by Trevor May

Great Exhibitions

In 1851 an event was organised in London that changed the world: The Great Exhibition. It was a spectacular showcase of technology, manufacture and design from all over the world. In just a few months ...
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Gypsies in Britain

Gypsies in Britain

by Janet Keet-Black

Gypsies In Britain

Gypsies have been a part of the British and European social fabric for centuries - and have faced prejudice and oppression for nearly as long, since at least the time of Henry VIII. Theirs is a peripa...
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Hedge Britannia

Hedge Britannia

by Hugh Barker

Hedge Britannia : A Curious History of a British Obsession

Hedge enthusiast Hugh Barker journeyed across Britain to explore its remarkable variety of gardens and hedgerows. He discovered how hedges are among our most an...
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Hidden Histories A Spotter's Guide To The British Landscape

Hidden Histories A Spotter's Guide To The British Landscape

by Mary-Ann Ochota

Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape

For the times when you' re driving past a lumpy, bumpy field and you wonder what made the lumps and bumps; for when you' re walking between two lines of grand...
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History's Most Dangerous Jobs : Miners

History's Most Dangerous Jobs : Miners

by Anthony Burton

History's Most Dangerous Jobs : Miners

Mining is Britain's oldest industry, and this book follows the men and, in the past, women who spent their lives working underground. Since the New Stone Age various minerals have ...
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Holiday Camps

Holiday Camps

by Kathryn Ferry

Holiday Camps

From the 1930s to the 1960s, millions of British people chose to spend their annual summer break at a holiday camp, taking advantage of the all-in package that included accommodation, food, and plentiful e...
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How A Steam Locomotive Works

How A Steam Locomotive Works

by Dominic Wells

How A Steam Locomotive Works

The first edition of How a Steam Locomotive Works proved an instant success, providing a simple and easy to understand explanation of all the engineering complexities of the steam locomotive...
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How To Read A Dress

How To Read A Dress

by Lydia Edwards

How to Read a Dress : A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 20th Century

Fashion is ever-changing, and while some styles mark a dramatic departure from the past, many exhibit subtle differences from year to y...
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How To Read Houses

How To Read Houses

by Will Jones

How To Read Houses

An insider's guide to recognising and apprecaiting the diversity of domestic architecture that reflects the location, the fashion and the technological savoir-faire of the age. From Tudor timberframes...
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I-Spy On A Train Journey

I-Spy On A Train Journey


I-Spy on a Train Journey

A fantastic little 24 page facsimile booklet ideal for train enthusiasts. Back in the day you would have taken this booklet on your travels and tried to score as many points as you could throug...
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If Walls Could Talk : An Intimate History of the Home

If Walls Could Talk : An Intimate History of the Home

by Lucy Worsley

If Walls Could Talk. An intimate history of the home

Why did the flushing toilet take two centuries to catch on? Why did Samuel Pepys never give his mistresses an orgasm? Why did medieval people sleep sitting up? When w...
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In The Land Of Giants

In The Land Of Giants

by Max Adams

In The Land of Giants

The five centuries between the end of Roman Britain (410) and the death of Alfred the Great (899) have left few voices save a handful of chroniclers, but Britain's 'Dark Ages' can still be explored...
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Islander

Islander

by Patrick Barkham

Islander : A Journey Around Our Archipelago

The British Isles are an archipelago made up of two large islands and 6,289 smaller ones. Some, like the Isle of Man, resemble miniature nations, with their own language and t...
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Jacob's Room Is Full of Books

Jacob's Room Is Full of Books

by Susan Hill

Jacob's Room Is Full Of Books

When we spend so much of our time immersed in books, who's to say where reading ends and living begins? The two are impossibly and gloriously wedded, as Hill shows in Jacob's Room Is Full o...
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Jews In Britain

Jews In Britain

by R Goldstein & M Leventhal

Jews In Britain

This book tells the epic thousand-year story of Britain's Jewish community, the country's oldest minority group, replete with the dark episodes of persecution and expulsion, but also with positive period...
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Landskipping

Landskipping

by Anna Pavord

Landskipping : Painters, Ploughmen and Places

A ravishing celebration of landscape, its iridescent beauty and its potential to comfort, awe and mesmerise. Landskipping explores the different ways in which we have, throu...
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