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We have an extensive collection of titles that aim to bring history to your fingertips. Our books cover a broad range of interests, from buildings and archaeology to sport and industry. You’ll also find the distinctive English Heritage Guidebooks for an in-depth look at some of the country’s greatest sites. 

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British Food: The Very Best of British Food image
British Food: The Very Best of British Food
The Cook's Favourites series from Love Food is suitable for cooks of all levels and covers a range of subjects in a contemporary and easy-to-follow style. Each finished dish has been beautifully p...

Was £7.99 Sale Price £2.00

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Dracula Toy Theatre
This box holds within it a magnificent secret. Once assembled – an easy thing involving only a little tape – its contents allows you to present the three-act drama Dracula, complete with a...

£19.99

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RHS Gardening Month By Month
Find out how to make your garden beautiful from January to December with this pocket-sized favourite about how to garden month by month from the experts at the RHS, now fully up to date and revised. ...

£10.99

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Great Expectations - Macmillan Collector's Library
One of Charles Dickens's most renowned and enjoyable novels, Great Expectations tells the story of Pip, an orphan boy who wishes to transcend his humble origins and finds himself unexpectedly give...

£9.99

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Whitby Witches
When orphans Ben and Jennet arrive in the seaside town of Whitby to stay with Alice Boston, they have no idea what to expect. A lively 92-year-old, Miss Boston is unlike any other foster mother they&r...

£6.99

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The Celts: Search For A Civilization
The Celts are one of the world's most mysterious ancient people. In this compelling account, Alice Roberts takes us on a journey across Europe, uncovering the truth about this enigmatic tribe: the...

£10.99

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The Celtic Design Book
This bumper edition of Aidan Meehan’s practical guide to the art and design of the Celts brings together three of his bestselling titles, a beginner’s manual, knotwork and illuminated lett...

£14.95

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The War Poets - An Anthology
Over 80 moving and powerful poems, including works by Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke and W. B. Yeats. Key Features: Hardback Published: 2009 144 pages  ...

£5.00

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Kings and Queens - Collins Gem
Fascinating facts about the kings and queens of Scotland Ireland, England and Wales. Includes Genealogical charts for the different royal houses. Information begins with the ancient British chiefs and...

£5.99

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I Never Knew That About England
This is the ultimate journey around England. Christopher Winn takes us to each county, to see where history happened, where people and ideas were born, where dreams took flight and where men and women...

£12.99

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Dracula - Oxford World's Classics
The most famous of all vampire stories, Dracula remains a compelling read, rattling along at break-neck speed, a true page-turner. Here is a new edition of one of the great horror stories in English l...

£4.99

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Dracula - Macmillan Collector's Library
When Jonathan Harker is summoned to Transylvania to finalize a property deal for the mysterious Count Dracula, he stumbles upon an ancient evil he is unprepared to face. When that evil escapes to Engl...

£9.99

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Guidebook: Pendennis Castle And St Mawes Castle
The castles of Pendennis and St Mawes were built by King Henry VIII. They were part of a chain of coastal forts created when Spain and France threatened to invade England in the 16th century. For...

£4.50

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Discovering Abbeys and Priories
What exactly is an abbey and does it differ from a priory? This book clarifies the seeming confusion by answering these questions and much more besides. This new edition, in a larger format, includes ...

£9.99

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Dissolution of the Monasteries
In April 1536, in the 27th year of the reign of King Henry VIII, there were 800 monasteries, nunneries and friaries scattered throughout England and Wales more than, and within them 10,000 monks, cano...

£6.00

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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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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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Pride And Prejudice - Macmillan Collector's Library
Jane Austen's best-loved novel is an unforgettable story about the inaccuracy of first impressions, the power of reason, and above all the strange dynamics of human relationships and emotions. ...

£9.99

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Wuthering Heights - Macmillan Collector's Library
One wild, snowy night on the Yorkshire moors, a gentleman asks about Wuthering Heights, the remote farmhouse inhabited by his mysterious landlord. He is told about the tragic romance of the beautiful,...

£9.99

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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...

£43.00

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