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Railways at Night: From Dusk Til Dawn

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by Coombes, Robin
Coal-black starless nights, comfort only from the weak glow of station lamps. The velvet silence broken by a series of shrill ringing bells in the signal box, a flurry of activity; levers are pulled, wires sing, signals drop, and silence returns. In the far distance a quiet rhythmic beat, the gloom pieced by a star of light, glinting off silver rails. A sudden rush of billowing white steam, gleaming paintwo...
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Norfolk in Photographs

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by Skipper, Jamie
The county of Norfolk has a great diversity of beautiful landscapes. Photographer Jamie Skipper has captured the county's essence in this collection of stunning images. From historic market towns to the idyllic and unique Broads, from vast expanses of unspoilt beaches to the beautiful medieval city of Norwich, this book has it covered. For its proud inhabitants, long-term visitors and many tourists, Norfolk...
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Dorset in Photographs

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by Pinner, Matthew
Dorset is renowned for its beauty as well as its history. Home to the Jurassic Coast, and with over half of the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this part of the country has a wealth of spectacular scenery - from sweeping beaches and wave-battered cliffs to chalk hills, large vales and grassy floodplains. In Dorset in Photographs, photographer Matthew Pinner has captured the very ...
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The Crossing: Sir Vivian Fuchs, Sir Edmund Hillary and the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58

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by Knight, John
The Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1955-58 organised and led by Sir Vivian Fuchs and supported by Sir Edmund Hillary was one of the most extraordinary exploits ever undertaken in Antarctica - but it has been underappreciated. On the sixtieth anniversary of the crossing, this book tells the complete story of this remarkable episode in the history of exploration. The Crossing is illustrated with photographs fr...
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Historic England: Brighton & Hove: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England

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by Newman, Kevin
This illustrated history portrays one of England's finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at Brighton and Hove's past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sites.
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Scotland in Photographs

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by Majeed, Shahbaz
Scotland has been truly blessed with its great diversity of beautiful landscapes. `God's Own Country' is surrounded by dramatic seascapes and peppered with fast-flowing rivers, mysterious lochs and high waterfalls. International award-winning photographer Shahbaz Majeed has captured the country's essence in this collection of stunning images.
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Yorkshire in Photographs

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by Zdanowicz, Dave
Yorkshire is not only the largest county in England, it is also the most beautiful; just ask anyone living there. If there is a heaven then it must surely look like this and landscape photographer, Dave Zdanowicz, has captured its essence in this collection of divine images.
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Edinburgh History Tour

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by Hanson, Liz
The profile of Edinburgh was born of a marriage between nature's sculpture and man's architecture. The epicentre is Castle Rock - a volcanic plug - which constantly draws the eye from all parts of the city. Sloping down from it is a jagged outline of impossibly high medieval tenements lining the Royal Mile, which is punctuated at the foot of the tail of glacial debris by Holyrood Palace. That Edinburgh is b...
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Beautiful Idiots and Brilliant Lunatics: A Sideways Look at Twentieth-Century London

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by Baker, Rob
"I love London society! I think it has immensely improved. It is entirely composed now of beautiful idiots and brilliant lunatics. Just what Society should be." An Ideal Husband, OSCAR WILDE Beautiful Idiots and Brilliant Lunatics is based on the popular London history website nickelinthemachine.com "Another Nickel in the Machine pretty much justifies the internet's existence all on its own" - DANNY BAKER...
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The Tower of London: The Biography

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by Porter, Stephen
The Tower of London is an icon of England's history. William the Conqueror built the White Tower after his invasion and conquest in 1066 to dominate London, and it has become infamous as a place of torture, execution and murder. The deaths of royals attracted most attention: the murder of the Princes in the Tower, the beheading of Henry VIII's wives Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard, and Lady Jane Grey, Hen...
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The Northwest Passage Overland: The Epic Journey that Helped Create Canada

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by Coleman, E. C.
Published on the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Dominion of Canada and the 70th anniversary of Canadian citizenship. In 1862, Viscount Milton and Dr Cheadle set off west across North America to find a route that could be used to transport the riches of the British Columbia goldfields back to British territory in the east, thus avoiding the `middle man' - the US. Behind that simple descriptio...
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How to Fly a Plane: The First World War Manual

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by Barber, Captain Horatio
The training aid for many a pilot from one of the leading instructors of the First World War. There are 160 pages with many illustrations of leading aircraft of the period. Chock full of handy tips for the budding aviator. Nothing could ready you for the world of combat, where pilots' lives were measured in hours rather than years but Captain Barber of the Royal Flying Corps could prepare you for your first...
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British Airways: An Illustrated History

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by Jarvis, Paul
There can be few world-class companies that boast the heritage and traditions inherent in the British Airways brand. Indeed, the company that became British Airways operated the world's first commercial scheduled airline service in 1919. From the early days of aviation through to more recent times, British Airways has stood for high standards of quality and professionalism. Curator of the British Airways He...
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Aqueducts and Viaducts of Britain

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by Owens, Victoria
Between July 1761, when a navigable aqueduct opened on the Bridgewater Canal at Barton-upon-Irwell, and July 1963, date of the completion of the Thelwall Viaduct on the M6 near Warrington, Britain would see the construction of a great number of aqueducts and viaducts. Emblems of the industrial age, from unassuming arches built to carry canals over streams to immense multi-span structures conveying railways ...
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Paddington Through Time

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by Christopher/2
Paddington is part of a hub of underground stations and is home to the world's most famous bear, named after the station. Revel in the selection of images of Paddington Through Time and see how Brunel's masterpiece has stood the test of time. 'I am going to design, in a great hurry, and I believe to build, a station after my own fancy,' stated Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1851. That station, the second to be...
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Historic England: City of London: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England

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by Foley, Michael
This illustrated history of the City of London provides a nostalgic look at the Square Mile's past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sites.
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Historic England: London's East End: Unique Images from the Archives of Historic England

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by Foley, Michael
This illustrated history portrays one of London's most fascinating areas. It provides a nostalgic look at the East End's past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sites.
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The Story of Stonhenge

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by Patricia Southern
A comprehensive illustrated history of the prehistoric megalithic structure at Stonehenge and those who built it. Stonehenge is the best known but least understood prehistoric monument in the British Isles. Other stone circles are impressive and atmospheric, but none approach the sophistication of Stonehenge. The stones visible today represent the final phase of a monument that was begun about 5,000 years a...
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Greenwich History Tour

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by Ramzan, David C.
Greenwich History Tour offers a fascinating insight into the history of this town on the River Thames in south-east London. Author David C. Ramzan guides us around its well-known streets and buildings, showing how its famous landmarks used to look and how they have changed over the years as well as exploring its lesser-known sights and hidden corners. With the help of a handy location map, readers are invit...
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Devon in Photographs

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by Neale, Jonathan
Devon has a range of beautiful landscapes, breathtaking coastline and historical heritage. Photographer Jonathan Neale has captured Devon's essence in this collection of stunning images. With rugged moorland and hills, peaceful villages and towns, beautiful rural landscapes and river valleys, magnificent coastlines, scenic estuaries, fascinating wildlife, and man-made treasures, Devon in Photographs display...
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