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Brent

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by King/36
This superb collection of over 200 mostly unpublished historic photographs shows the London Borough of Brent from the mid-nineteenth century to the 1980s and documents the massive changes that occurred over that period. Postcards, photographs and some prints and drawings illustrate life in, and the distinctive character of, each district within Brent, and show the development of both the community and the b...
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Postcard from the Cotswolds

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by Dobrzynski Jan
The steep western ridge of the Cotswolds has a commanding view of the Severn Valley, the Malvern Hills and the Forest of Dean. To the north is an equally impressive view of the Vale of Evesham, the Worcester plain and Bredon Hill. The source of many rivers, including the Windrush and Thames, are found in the high uplands dipping towards the Oxford plain, and in the south sits the city of Bath. The 790 squar...
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The Local

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by Jennings/4
The pub has been the heart and soul of British life for generations. But how has this unique institution changed over the centuries? Paul Jennings traces the history of the British pub and looks at how it evolved from the coaching inn and humble alehouse, through back-street beer houses and 'fine, flaring' gin palaces to the drinking establishments of the twenty-first century. Covering all aspects of pub li...
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Discovering London Curiosities

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by John Wittich
Curiosity is the desire to know or learn, inquisitiveness about trifles or other people's affairs, a curious matter or investigation, a vanity, a curious detail or feature. This book will introduce readers to a London so full of curiosities of all those definitions that they will in future 'watch where they go'. There must be many items that are passed every day without a second glance that would interest b...
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London's Statues and Monuments

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by Matthews, Peter
The streets and public spaces of London are rich with statues and monuments commemorating the city's great figures and events - from Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square and Sir Christopher Wren's Great Fire Monument to the charming Peter Pan statue in Kensington Gardens, the range is glorious. Some commemorate events, while others celebrate people real or fictional; some take the form of small reliefs, whil...
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Discovering London's Docklands

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by Fautley/1
"Discovering London's Docklands".
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Island of Lundy

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by A LANGHAM
Now managed by the Landmark Trust, Lundy lies in the Bristol Channel 23 miles to the west of Ilfracombe. Isolated, it has remained for the most part a moorland wilderness and has escaped the inroads of development that have encroached elsewhere. Yet today Lundy is visited by boatloads of visitors throughout the summer, lured there by its extraordinary history and plentiful wildlife. "The Island of Lundy", t...
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Cambridgeshire From The Air

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by Susan Oosthuizen
The aerial photographs selected for this book tell the visual story of the Cambridgeshire landscape from prehistoric times to the end of the 20th century. Human activity and occupation over the course of 6000 years have left indelible marks on the countryside which are clearly visible from the air. Stone Age tracks and earthworks, Iron Age camps and medieval manor houses, modern buildings and sprawling town...
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London - City of the Dead

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by David Brandon
London: City of the Dead is a groundbreaking account of London's dealing with death, covering the afterlife, execution, bodysnatching, murder, fatal disease, spiritualism, bizarre deaths and cemeteries.
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The Geology and Landscape of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

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by Camm, Simon
The spectacular scenery of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is the result of some 400 million years of geological history. Rock types range from sedimentary mud and sandstones to igneous ones of granite and those of volcanic origin. Local geology can be seen in pebbles on the beach, and in towns, villages and countryside in buildings and hedges. The coast and moors exhibit some of the most dramatic rock exp...
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Cornish Feasts and Festivals (Pocket Cornwall)

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by Woods, Liz
This book describes 30 traditional Cornish festivals and recent revivals, linking them imaginatively with traditional dishes and modern feasts using local ingredients. Each festival is illustrated with a quirky, fun illustration and accompanying recipe, old or new. For each recipe there is a photo of the finished dish. The book provides a lively, sometimes idiosyncratic, look at Cornish history, folklore, f...
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Iconic Cornwall (Pocket Cornwall)

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by Chapman, Sarah
Cornwall has a unique culture, heritage, beauty and atmosphere. Its character is defined to a large extent by the places, people, natural features and buildings that typify and represent the best of the county. In words and photographs, this book portrays those iconic locations that exemplify Cornwall - places that fascinate, intrigue and inspire. They range from ancient castles and defences, through nine...
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Staffordshire Vol. 3 - Canal Walks

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by JOHN MERRILL
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Short Circular Books in Charnwood Forest

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by JOHN MERRILL
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Short Circular Walks in East Devon

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by JOHN MERRILL
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Making Tracks in the Yorkshire Dales

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by Wright Joanne
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Oxford

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by Cheeky Guides
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England: An Aerial View

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by Adrian Warren
A stunning collection of aerial images, this bird's eye view captures the very essence of a diverse and beautiful land. The book features over four hundred full-colour photographs of four hundred and twenty different locations from ten English regions. It aslo includes historical information on each site and ten ordinance survey maps. Centring exclusively on England's countryside and city landscapes, the bo...
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Britain's Holiest Places

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by Nick Mayhew Smith
Britain’s Holiest Places examines more than 500 evocative sites, from enchanted healing pools to exotic saints’ shrines. Written by a lay minister in the Church of England, this title covers places of interest for Anglican, Catholic, Protestant, Celtic, Orthodox, Presbyterian, Non-Conformist and other denominations, and covers every corner of the British isles.
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The Official Guide to the Jurassic Coast

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by Brunsden, Denys
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