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Cloud Book: How to Understand the Skies

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by Richard Hamblyn
Clouds have been the object of fascination throughout history, their fleeting magnificence and endless variability providing food for thought for scientists and daydreamers alike. Clouds may have many individual shapes, but there are a few basic forms. In this definitive guide to the clouds and the skies, Richard Hamblyn introduces you to all the different cloud species. The Cloud Book will enable you to id...
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The Met Office Pocket Cloud Book

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by Hamblyn, Richard
If you enjoy watching clouds and want to know more about cloud types and what they mean then this practical reference guide is for you. Beautifully illustrated with lovely images from the Met Office, this handy pocket-sized book provides you with all the information you need to identify different kinds of clouds and the kind of weather that may be on its way. Full of useful information, this book provides: ...
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The Dressmaking Technique Bible: A Complete Guide to Fashion Sewing Techniques

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by Knight, Lorna
Calling all dressmakers! This is a fully updated version of the best selling The Dressmaker's Technique Bible, complete with an all-new fabric guide to choosing the right fabric for the right garment. Dressmaking is having a renaissance, driven by hugely successful programmes such as the Great British Sewing Bee and Project Runway. This dressmaking handbook offers all the guidance you need to create beautif...
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Lewis & Harris

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by Thompson Francis
About this series: Ideal companions for any visitor to Scotland's islands. Each guide includes a number of regional chapters that clearly explain the history and draw the reader's attention to the sights in the area. Excellent use of colour photography means these are ideal souvenirs as well as practical guides. The names and addresses of places mentioned in the text are listed in an appendix along with con...
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Quilt Essentials - Baby Quilts with Sweet Appeal: 5 Quick Baby Quilts for Boys and Girls

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by Zimmerman, Darlene
Wrap your bundle of joy in a keepsake quilt! * Includes 5 quilts that are suitable for both boys and girls. * Cute and simple, these projects are easy enough for beginning quilters. * Clear diagrams and detailed instructions make sewing a snap!
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100 Greatest Walks in Britain

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by "Country Walking" Magazine
100 Greatest Walks in Britain is a filofax style guide produced on waterproof, tear-resistant paper. Double sided walk route sheets have been designed to be removed from the complete file and used as note cards in the field.
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101 Schooling Exercises: For Horse and Rider

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by Bell, Jaki
Schooling your horse is fundamental to any equestrian activity, so getting it right is essential to you and your horse's progression. 101 Schooling Exercises enables you to plan the exercises you want to ride according to you and your horse's level of ability. Whether you want to increase your horse's balance, general impulsion or practice more advance lateral work the easy-to-follow exercises explain every...
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Skye

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by NORMAN NEWTON
The essential guide for the discerning tourist and island devotee, Skye describes everything the visitor needs to know about the islands' heritage, landscape, climate, flora and fauna. Contains fascinating information about all the key places of interest, from areas of outstanding beauty such as heather covered hills, to the ancient capital steeped in history. Illustrated with over 100 superb colour photogr...
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Uists & Barra

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by Thompson Francis
The essential guide for the discerning tourist and island devotee, "Uists & Barra" describes everything the visitor needs to know about the islands' heritage, landscape, climate, flora and fauna. It contains fascinating information about all the key places of interest, from the stunning, rugged beaches, to the ancient buildings and ruins steeped in history. It is illustrated with over 100 superb colour ...
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The MET Office Book of the British Weather

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by The Met Office
The Met Office Book of the British Weather is a unique and entertaining guide to what to “expect”, for want of a better word, from the British weather across the country, as well as a preview of how the nation’s climate is likely to change.
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Fifty Famous British Locomotives: The Story of the Stars of the Steam and Early Diesel Age

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by Herring, Peter
This is a nostalgic guide to fifty of the most famous locomotives of the steam train and early diesel age, including the people, power and popularity that made them famous. It is packed with thrilling photographs of the locomotives at full steam, as well as colour photos taken after their restoration - many of which are unique to this book. It is complete with details of the engineering works that brought t...
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Paul Atterbury's Railway Collection

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by Atterbury Paul
Paul Atterbury's Railway Collection brings the golden age of railways back to life through a nostalgic collection of Paul's private photographs, postcards and ephemera, all accompanied with informative and entertaining captions. In this entertaining collection Atterbury takes a personal perspective, charting his favourite journeys, stations and trains. Structured into the seven former BR regions, the book e...
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Paul Atterbury's Favourite Railway Journeys

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by Atterbury, Paul
Paul Atterbury has a wealth of memories and stories about the many railway journeys he has taken in Britain, which are shared in this wonderfully nostalgic book. The text and captions will provide Paul's personal response to the wide range of photographs and ephemera that make Paul's titles so popular.
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Along Main Lines

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by Atterbury Paul
The successful running of Britain's mainline railways was a great achievement for those operating them, and a great thrill for those travelling on them. Over the years railway photographers have recorded the glamour and excitement of our glorious railway story. Along Main Lines celebrates the most dramatic and best-remembered aspects of Britain's rail heritage, focusing on the famous main line routes, big c...
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British at War

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by Bastable Jonath
This is a fascinating collection of stories exploring the less well-trodden byways of Britain's long history of conflicts. From the Romans vs Britons to the war on terror, "Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: the British at War" uncovers the heroic, tragic and often peculiar facts behind some of the best-known battles in British history. Brief, accessible and entertaining pieces on a wide variety of subjects...
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Great Britain

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by Halliday Stephen
"Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about Great Britain" unearths the hidden legends, laws, landscapes, discoveries, adventures and locations that have shaped Britain's compelling, and at times, tumultuous past. Explore how Britain was formed - its geology and climate, the quirky characters and events of its history and the origin of British institutions, such as public schools, fish and chips and driving on...
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London, Amazing & Extraordinary Facts

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by Halliday Stephe
"Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: London" is a unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the unique history of Britain's capital. London's long history is an extraordinarily rich source of amazing facts, whether your interest is political, social, architectural or historical, you will find a variety of topics in this alternative guide...
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Inside Dickens' London

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by Paterson Michae
This title is a fascinating, evocative account of 19th-century London, so well known from Charles Dickens' much-loved novels. It draws on descriptions of life in the capital from original letters, diaries and newspapers, as well as Dickens' own social commentary, to paint a vivid portrait of a city undergoing massive social changes. A unique gazetteer section with a modern-day map allows the reader to disco...
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Inside Pepys' London

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by Bastable Jonath
"Inside Pepys' London" reveals a vivid picture of London at a critical point in history - poised to become a major centre of international commerce and culture. It provides accounts of all aspects of contemporary life, from the arts and entertainment, to politics and religion. Though no king or great general, thanks to his diary Samuel Pepys is one of the most interesting characters in history. His life enc...
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D-Day: Tales From the Front Line

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by Jonathan Bastable
D-Day: Tales from the Front Line is the gripping account of the build-up to and aftermath of the single most decisive battle of the Second World War, as told by participants ranging from generals to frontline soldiers, statesmen and civilians.
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