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Books & Media

English Heritage publishes fascinating and authoritative books on all aspects of England's rich history. Buildings, cities, seaside resorts, architects, archaeology, sport and industry are just some of the subjects covered. Our English Heritage Guidebooks visit some of our country's greatest sites, combining in-depth history with tours, maps and other useful information. We also have some great history books for children of all ages, from colourful pictorial guides to the best-selling Horrible Histories.

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Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories - Paperback image
Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories - Paperback
In the winter of 2016, English Heritage sent some of the UK’s finest contemporary writers to stay at different historical sites across the UK. From Max Porter at Eltham Palace to Mark Haddon dee...

£8.99

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Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories
In the winter of 2016, English Heritage sent some of the UK’s finest contemporary writers to stay at different historical sites across the UK. From Max Porter at Eltham Palace to Mark Haddon dee...

£12.99

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Members Handbook 2018/19
The English Heritage 2018/19 Members and Visitors Handbook is an informative guide to all the English Heritage sites and activities throughout the year. Within this handbook you'll find all the...

£10.95

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Pests in Houses Great and Small
Pests can be damaging, annoying or even dangerous, causing untold damage to precious possessions and even the structure of buildings themselves. This new English Heritage guide focuses on these destru...

£14.99

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Stonehenge Solstice CD
Music from two millennia comes together in Solstice, from ancient chant to music specially commissioned. Astonishing compositions breathe new life into ancient instruments – hurdy-gurdy, oboe an...

£8.00

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Stonehenge: A musical journey into the past CD
Specially composed music to celebrate the mystery and wonder of Stonehenge - a personal interpretation of the ‘spirit of place’. Electronics and sampled instruments form the backbone to th...

£8.00

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Victoria and Abdul - DVD
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, tr...

£5.00

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Transformers The Last Knight - DVD
From Director Michael Bay and Executive Producer Steven Spielberg comes the biggest, most explosive Transformers yet. Our world's greatest hero becomes our fiercest enemy when Optimus Prime launch...

£5.00

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RAF 100 - The Official Story
RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. In association with the RAF and with unique access to their historic archives, the world-renowned broadcaster James...

£25.00

Mead: The Libations, Legends, and Lore of History's Oldest Drink image
Mead: The Libations, Legends, and Lore of History's Oldest Drink
Beloved by figures as diverse as Queen Elizabeth and Thor, the Vikings and the Greek gods, mead is one of history's most storied beverages. But this mixture of fermented honey isn't just a r...

£18.99

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The English Heritage Guide to London's Blue Plaques
Across London there are over 900 official blue plaques, celebrating a diverse and curious collection of London residents from many periods of history – from Charles Dickens and Winston Churchill...

£16.99

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Stonehenge: The Story So Far
Stonehenge is our greatest prehistoric treasure, a unique stone monument and a lasting testament to the beliefs and skills of our ancient ancestors. Our understanding of Stonehenge, developed from med...

£25.00

Robert Adam: Country House Design, Decoration, and the Art of Elegance image
Robert Adam: Country House Design, Decoration, and the Art of Elegance
This beautifully produced book celebrates the work of Robert Adam, the great eighteenth-century architect who influenced generations by stamping his distinctive neoclassical aesthetic vision on the En...

£45.00

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Historic England Oxford
This illustrated history portrays one of England’s finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at Oxford’s past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic ...

£14.99

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Historic England Bristol
This illustrated history portrays one of England's finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at Bristol's past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sit...

£14.99

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Historic England York
This illustrated history portrays one of England’s finest cities. It provides a nostalgic look at York’s past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic si...

£14.99

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Darwin's Universe
This alphabetically arranged reference, an immensely entertaining browser's delight, offers a dazzling overview of the life and thought of Charles Darwin and his incredibly wide sphere of influenc...

£40.95

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Darwin's Notebook
Darwin’s Notebook is a biography with a difference. It provides a full and detailed account of Charles Darwin’s life and discoveries, but is written, designed and illustrated to look like ...

£12.99

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Darwin
This biography of Charles Darwin attempts to capture the private unknown life of the real man - the gambling and gluttony at Cambridge, his gruelling trip round the globe, his intimate family life, wo...

£16.99

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The Origin Of Species - Macmillan Collector's Library
On the Origin of Species outlines Charles Darwin's world-changing theory that life on Earth had not been brought into being by a creator, but had arisen from a single common ancestor and had evolv...

£9.99

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