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We have a wide range of books on a vast number of subjects ranging from archaeology of ancient sites through to the modern piers of Britain’s sea side towns.

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The Waterloo Companion:
The book, and the numerous diagrams and photographs, the majority in colour, make the pages a feast for the eye, while sixteen pages of original paintings of uniforms make it a collectors dream. Pu...

£45.00

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Red Sky at Night
How to navigate by the stars, attract butterflies to a garden, build the perfect bonfire, and bake one's own bread - an indispensable guide to everything people knew and loved before we went insid...

£12.99

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Forties Fashion
Here is a definitive look at fashion in the 1940s—from French style under the Occupation and the “make do and mend” approach to wartime clothing shortages through the development of ...

£16.95

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The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England
The past is a foreign country -- this is your guide. We think of Queen Elizabeth I as 'Gloriana': the most powerful English woman in history. We think of her reign (1558-1603) as a golden a...

£9.99

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Crafted in Britain
Crafted in Britain is a celebration of Britain's traditional crafts and industries that have survived into the modern world, not as museums but on their merits. In an age of increasing automation ...

£19.99

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Lost England 1870-1930
Lost England is the most comprehensive visual history of late 19th and early 20th century England ever published. The book takes the reader on a journey through the great cities of Manchester, Liverpo...

£40.00

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Foundation: The History of England Vol.1
Having written enthralling biographies of London and of its great river, the Thames, Peter Ackroyd now turns to England itself. This first volume of six takes us from the time that England was first s...

£9.99

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Ditherington Mill and the Industrial Revolution
Ditherington Mill in Shrewsbury is rightly celebrated as having the first iron-framed building in the world. Its highly innovative structure provided a fireproof environment for industrial processes a...

£50.00

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Picturing England
Photographers have taken pictures of England’s buildings and landscapes since the invention of the medium, making images of the traces of past societies as well as photographing the new building...

£45.00

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The Encyclopedia of Formula 1
Encyclopedia of Formula 1 showcases the highs and lows of the most cutting-edge series in the history of motorsport. From the early days to the present season, this guide gives comprehensive insight i...

£9.99

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The Ultimate Book of Beers
The book within this slipcase provides a fascinating introduction to the most renowned beers in the world. Including more than 400 of the finest beers from around the globe from Trappist monasteries i...

£12.49

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Blackpool's Seaside Heritage
Blackpool is Britain's favourite seaside resort. Each year millions of visitors come to walk on its three piers, ride donkeys, enjoy shows at the Winter Gardens, scream on the thrilling rides at t...

£14.99

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Built to Brew
Beer has been brewed in England since Neolithic times, and this book combines a thoroughly enjoyable exploration of beer's history and built heritage with new in-depth research into the nuts and b...

£25.00

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The Hat Industry of Luton
Luton and its surrounding villages were the main centre of ladies' hat production in this country - making the region globally renowned. Highlights the significance of the surviving b...

£9.99

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British Seaside Piers
The seaside pier is perhaps the most iconic symbol of the British holiday resort and for many of us it is the epitome of excursions to the seaside. No two piers are the same, ranging as they do from t...

£25.00

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The Time Team Guide To The History Of Britain
We all know that the Battle of Hastings was fought in 1066, London's 'one big burning blaze' tore through the capital in 1666 and that Britain declared war on Nazi Germany in 1939, but man...

£17.99

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Napoleon and Wellington
On the morning of the battle of Waterloo, the Emperor Napoleon declared that the Duke of Wellington was a bad general, the British were bad soldiers and that France could not fail to win an easy victo...

£12.99

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Jewish Heritage in Britain and Ireland
Key Features Expanded and updated gazetteer and guide to sites of Jewish Heritage across Britain and Ireland Easy to use, covering more than 350 buildings and sites Packed with colour photog...

£20.00

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The Blind Watchmaker (Paperback
Acclaimed as the most influential work on evolution written in the last hundred years, "The Blind Watchmaker" offers an inspiring and accessible introduction to one of the most important sci...

£9.99

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Supermarine Spitfire: Owners' Workshop Manual
The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force. Here is a unique insight into what it takes to own, ...

£21.99

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