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Time Out 50: 50 years, 50 covers

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by Time out
In August 1968, Time Out was created in London to help people make the most of the city - the iconic brand's fiftieth anniversary will be celebrated with this book packed with fifty amazing magazine covers and the stories behind them. Time Out's fiftieth anniversary will also be marked by the exhibition Time Out 50: 50 Years, 50 Covers - Charting five decades of London through Time Out's front pages at ...
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The Writing on the Wall: 100 Iconic Blue Plaques Commemorating Britain's History

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by Read, Mike
Written by well know BBC DJ Mike Read The author is Chairman of the British Plaque Trust, the body set up to revive the Blue Plaque scheme Published to coincide with the unveiling of the BBC's plaque to Buddy Holly Major UK publicity and marketing campaign
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The Sea Around Us

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by Carson, Rachel
Rachel Carson's classic trilogy comprises three volumes - The Sea Around Us (1950), Under the Wind-Sea (1941) and The Edge of the Sea (1955). The Sea Around Us presents an overview of the subject, a natural history of the oceans in which Rachel Carson discusses such matters as their origins, the evolution of life, the creation of volcanic islands
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The Happy Countryman

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by Bates, H. E.
With the deft, sure eye of master craftsmen, they portray the mellow stone of country towns, spray swept seaside promenades, strolls among sand dunes, Mr Pimpkins the jobbing gardener, roach fishing at dawn, the art of pear growing, and much more to make a book that is lasting pleasure. Above all, The Happy Countryman was HE Bates statement of his own ideals about the countryside and his hopes and fears for...
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In the Heart of the Country

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by Bates, H. E.
H.E. Bates is a revered writer on the countryside; author of a wealth of books reflecting English life including, The Darling Buds of May. Beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by the renowned wildlife artist C.F. Tunnicliffe. The genius of H.E. Bates and C.F. Tunnicliffe was inspired by the beauty of the English countryside. This book is their tribute to its many faces: the magnificence of winter bl...
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Canals, Barges and People

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by O'Connor, John
He looks at the bucolic world of life on the British waterways. With over 30 superb engravings which capture his love of the natural world.He had a pastoral vision, albeit one imbued with melancholy, at the passing of time and a changing world. Volume I - In the Heart of the Country by HE Bates Volume II - The Happy Countryman by HE Bates Volume III - Birds of Hedgerow, Field and Woodland by Raphael Nels...
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Never Fear: Reliving the Life of Sir Francis Chichester

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by Strathcarron, Ian
Born in 1901 into a troubled childhood in rural Devon, he suffered through the sadism of the English public school system, then in 1918 left for New Zealand where he made his first fortune.There he took up flying and in 1930 became one of the first aviators to fly from London to Sydney. After being the first solo flyer across the Tasman Sea from New Zealand to Austria, he set off to circle the world, only t...
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War and Peace and Sonya

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by Armstrong, Judith M.
In 1862 Sonya Tolstoy married the greatest author the world has ever known. For forty-eight years they shared their lives in an enmeshed union that was both passionate and combative. Sixteen years younger than her husband, Sonya bore him thirteen children and worked for years as his copyist, rewriting countless drafts of his timeless novels. Both were mercurial and personalities and, towards the end and exh...
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The Angler's Guide

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by Salter, T. F.
T. F. Salter's The Angler's Guide, 'abridged for the Use of Young Anglers', was first published in 1816, and advertised as being a complete practical treatise on Angling: 'The art of trolling and fishing for Jack & Pike, flyfishing and making, also bottom and float fishing and trimmer angling with directions how to plumb the Depth, to bait the Hooks, to make Paste, How to lay NightLines and sniggle for Eels...
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Holkham: The Social, Architectural and Landscape History of a Great English Country House

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by Hiskey, Christine
Holkham Hall is a masterpiece of eighteenth-century Palladian architecture set in a large walled park bordered by the marshes and dunes of the North Norfolk coast. Built, owned and occupied by the Coke family since 1612, it is at the centre of a major agricultural estate; a treasure house whose paintings, classical sculpture, books, manuscripts and furniture are of international importance.Using the extensi...
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Earth to Earth: A Natural History of Churchyards

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by Buczacki, Stefan
Written by Professor Stefan Buczacki, the renowned broadcaster, naturalist and gardener The only book to look at this fascinating subject A perfect gift for all those interested in natural history and nature lovers. Beautifully illustrated through out National publicity and marketing campaign
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Epitaphs of the Great War: The Somme

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by Wearne, Sarah
Limited by the Imperial War Graves Commission to 66 letters - and that included counting the space between each word as one letter - this first in a short series of books highlights what The Times called, 'the heart of the bereaved'; the thousands of silent voices that 'speak' from the war cemeteries. Voices which stand at the opposite end of the commemorative spectrum to the Cenotaph; an austere 'silent' t...
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London Map of Days

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by Barratt, Mychael
The brainchild of Canadian-born, London-based artist, Mychael Barratt, London Map of Days is a miscellany of facts and fictions arranged around the events and characters of our capital city. Based upon an original and very limited eight-plate etching by Mychael, which was shown at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 2015, the book features 366 date specific references to events or people throughout Londo...
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Birds of the Hedgerow, Field and Woodland

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by Nelson, Raphael
From Meadow Pipits to Jays via the Sedge Warbler, this is a treasure trove of illustrations. Volume I - In the Heart of the Country by HE Bates Volume II - The Happy Countryman by HE Bates Volume IV - Canals, Barges and People by John O'Connor
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The Edge of the Sea

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by Carson, Rachel
This charming book is a sweet blending of her artistic and scientific regard for the natural world. In this final installation, Carson looks at the environments of the rocky shore, the rim of sand and the coral coast, focusing on life in the zones between lowest and highest tides. Carson's descriptive and lyrical writing make this a worthwhile read for anyone who enjoys visiting the beach or is curious abou...
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The Cookbook Notebook

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by Bawden, Edward
This charming book recalls a time when the housewives of Britain were still making do and keeping a nation 'fighting fit'. It contains a vast collection of recipes, from a classic fish pie to a 'gooey' ginger cake, showing how even during the post-war rationing period, food could still be adventurous and tasty. Go back to basics and savour the tastes of the war years with this nostalgic collection of recipe...
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Goodbye Piccadilly: From Home Front to Western Front

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by Museum, London Transport
The First World War changed London and Londoners forever. For the drivers who took their buses to the Western Front and for their families and friends left behind it meant facing new challenges at work and a new way of life. This book illustrates how London reacted and dealt with that change looks through its transport system. It's a long way to Tipperary, It's a long way to go, It's a long way to Tipperary...
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Gallipoli

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by James, Robert Rhodes
On 15th April 1915, British and Dominion troops landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula. The campaign which followed lasted over eight months and cost the terrible total of nearly half a million Allied and Turkish casualties. The eventual failure of the Gallipoli campaign, after heart-breaking opportunities had been missed, was a disastrous set-back to Allied hopes. It remains one of the most engrossing and poign...
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Brown and Rosie's Fresh and Simple

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by Leyli, Mustafaeva
Located in the heart of South Kensington, Brown and Rosie's is a landmark cafe that brings a slice of Australian breakfast and brunch culture to London. The Fresh and Simple cookbook now offers the reader the chance to recreate the sophistication of Brown and Rosie's at home. Inspired by years spent in Australia and travels across the world, Fresh and Simple brings together over one hundred recipes, combini...
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Albion's Glorious Ile: Northamptonshyre to Westmorlande: Volume 4

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by Avery, Anne Louise
These beautifully-produced colouring books present over four volumes, thirty county maps of England and Wales.The maps were produced in the early 17th century by the cartographic engraver William Hole to accompany the vast landscape poem Poly-Olbion by Michael Drayton, one of the most famous poets of his age.Arguably the strangest maps of Britain ever designed, they depict the familiar rolling countryside a...
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