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The Flying Boat That Fell to Earth: A Lost World of Air Travel and Africa

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by Coster, Graham
Half boat, half aeroplane, taking off in a thrilling tumult of spray, the flying boat was the journey of a lifetime, Imperial Airways legendary Empire boats flying up the Nile in nightly hops and alighting on lakes and in harbours all the way down to South Africa. But in 1939 the Empire boat Corsair came down in fog on a tiny river in the Belgian Congo and, through an epic salvage operation, gave its name t...
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That Summer Feeling

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by Hodkinson, Mark
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Hudsons Heritage Guide: 2018

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by Bridle, Paul
Hudson's Heritage is an all-new introduction to the extraordinary variety of Britain's heritage. No other country in the world boasts such a long history, so many heritage attractions or so many places you can visit to get close to the past.
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Hudson Hudsons Guide 2019 Husdons The definitive Guide to Heritage in the United Kingdom: 2019: Hudsons 2018

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Hudson's Heritage is an introduction to the extraordinary variety of Britain s heritage. No other country in the world boasts such a long history, so many heritage attractions or so many places you can visit to get close to the past. This comprehensive guidebook, backed by up to date information online at visitheritage.co.uk, will enthuse, delight and inform anyone with an interest in Britain or just having...
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This Ancient Road

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by Andrew Hudson
Roads shape our society and are shaped by it: they are a slice through history, a slice through landscape, and a slice through life. They are the most basic part of the transport network, used daily by most people, but their fascinating stories are largely ignored. This is the tale of one such road - the Holyhead Road - that runs through the heart and history of Britain. This road dates back to Roman times ...
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Moonwalker: Adventures of a Midnight Mountaineer

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by Rowan, Alan
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The History Of England's Cathedrals

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by Orme, Nicholas
England's sixty or so Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals are among its most iconic buildings and attract thousands of worshippers and visitors every year. Yet though much has been written about their architecture, there is no complete guide to their history and activities. This book provides the first rounded account of the whole of their 1700 years from Roman times to the present day. It explains the l...
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A Most Deliberate Swindle

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by Hamer, Mick
'That London could have had electric buses a hundred years ago is extraordinary enough, but as Mick Hamer recounts with great panache, the reason it didn't is even more extraordinary. This is a great tale, expertly told' - Michael Palin On a warm April morning in 1906 a crowd of expectant correspondents from London's leading newspapers gathered at the Hotel Cecil in the Strand to view the new wonder of the...
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20th Century Pub

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by Jessica Boak & Ray Bailey
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The Good Food Guide: 2017

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by Elizabeth Carter
Wherever you roam and whatever the budget, your appetite for good food is in safe hands. Unrivalled for its knowledge of the nation's restaurant scene, The Good Food Guide helps you find fantastic places to eat and recommends the very best dishes.
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Hotels Signpost Premier Selection

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by Bridle, Paul
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Signpost Guide: The 80th edition new look Guide

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by Visit Heritage
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