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Three Men and a Bradshaw
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John George Freeman
 
Quintessentially British, this book collects the holiday journals of John Freeman, who travelled Britain with his brothers during the 1870s. It contains records of their trips, much of which, may...
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Ask the Past: Pertinent and...
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Elizabeth Archibald
 
Want to know how to garden with lobsters? How to sober up? Grow a beard? Or, simply, how to make a perfect cheesy omelette? This book offers a vision of...
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London's Strangest: The Thames:...
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Iain Spragg
 
The 19th-century MP John Burns described the Thames as 'liquid history' and ever since the Romans founded Londinium in 43 AD, the river has played a key cultural and...
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A Curious Guide to London
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Simon Leyland
From petticoat duels and lucky cats to the Stiffs Express, Lord Nelson's spare nose, the Piccadilly earthquake and the Great Beer Flood of 1814, this book takes you on a...
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Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
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Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
 
Collects tales such as: "The Frog Prince"; "Hansel and Grettel"; "Ashputtel"; and, the original "Cinderella".
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Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet
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Mark Cocker
Shortlisted for the 2014 Thwaites Wainwright Prize, this book explores how these other species are as essential to our sense of genuine well-being and to our feelings of rootedness as...
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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million...
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Simon Winchester
 
The epic life story of the Atlantic Ocean from the bestselling author, Simon Winchester
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The Birds of America
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John James Audubon
 
A complete edition of John James Audubon's world famous The Birds of America, bound in linen and beautifully presented in a special slipcase. To create this edition of Audubon's masterpiece...
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Unearthing London: The Ancient World...
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Simon Webb
 
Whether a lifelong Londoner or a curious visitor, Unearthing London will reveal things you never knew about the global city.
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Faulks on Fiction
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Sebastian Faulks
 
Ever since "Robinson Crusoe" in 1719, the novel has introduced British readers to truly unforgettable characters - people in whom we can find deeper understanding of our own lives. This...
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A History of London in 50 Lives
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David Long
 
Meet 50 of the English capital's most eccentric, revolutionary, bloodthirsty, ingenious and generally extraordinary characters
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The Valley: A Hundred Years in the...
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Richard Benson
 
The close-knit villages of the Dearne Valley were home to four generations of the Hollingworth family. Spanning Richard Benson's great-grandmother Winnie's ninety-two...
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Diamond Street: The Hidden World of...
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Rachel Lichtenstein
 
Tells an account of London's Hatton Garden. This title uncovers the history, secrets and stories that bring this vibrant Clerkenwell street and its environs to life.
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Mapping the Roads
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Mike Parker
 
The story of Britain's road development - graphically and beautifully illustrated on our maps - is also the story of its political, economic and social history...
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London Underground: Architecture,...
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David Long; Jane Magarigal
 
The seminal and pioneering London Underground is more than a mass transportation network - it is a style icon, its history involving some of the most important architects and artists...
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Greater London: The Story of the Suburbs
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Nick Barratt
 
London's suburbs may stretch for well over 600 square miles, but in historical accounts of the capital they tend to take something of a back seat. In this title, the...
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