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General Interest

We have a wide range of books on a vast number of subjects ranging from archaeology to the history of Great Britain. Also not to be missed is our range of English Heritage publications, including; How To Cook The Victorian Way With Mrs Crocombe, Eight Ghosts and These Our Monsters.

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How To Cook The Victorian Way With Mrs Crocombe
Learn to cook the Victorian Way with Mrs Avis Crocombe, head cook at Audley End in the 1880s and now – as played by Kathy Hipperson – an international YouTube star. From cucumber ice cream...

£25.00

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These Our Monsters: The English Heritage Book of New Folktale, Myth and Legend
Myths, legends, folklore: they are what we grow up with, from Easter bunnies to tooth fairies, to those tales repeated within families down the generations, to the older accounts that are fundamental ...

£14.99

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Bram Stoker Horror Stories
Dublin-born Bram Stoker lived in London, meeting other notable authors such as Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde. Apart from the ground-breaking Dracula, Stoker wrote supernatural horror short storie...

£20.00

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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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Peter Pan - Macmillan Collector's Library
J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan is a thrilling adventure for all ages - the story of the boy who refuses to grow up is a tale that never gets old. It follows the Darling children, Wendy, John and Michael...

£10.99

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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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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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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...

£9.99

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Great Houses of London
'This lavishly illustrated compendium suggest that the age of elegance endures' Mail on Sunday The great houses of London represent one of the marvels of English architecture and yet they are ...

£45.00

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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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Divorced, Beheaded, Died...
Featuring tales of murder, adultery, beheadings, civil war, usurpation and madness. Divorced, Beheaded, Died… takes you on a gallop through the history of all of England's kings and queens,...

£6.99

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I Used to Know that History
Don’t know your Magna Carta from your North Atlantic Treaty? Fear not, for help is at hand. I Used to Know That: History explains all major historical events in entertaining bite-sized pieces. T...

£6.99

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I Never Knew That About London Illustrated
In this lavishly illustrated book bestselling author Christopher Winn takes you on a captivating journey around London. Travelling through the villages and districts that made up the world's must ...

£25.00

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The Wind In The Willows - Macmillan Collector's Library
Mole and Rat have a pleasant life by the river, where they talk, boat and wile away the days. The wise and private Mr Badger lives sedately in the Wild Woods, content in his solitude. Then there's...

£9.99

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I Should Know That: Great Britain
From the Magna Carta, the House of Lords and the Commonwealth to allotments, pets and haggis, this fact-filled guide will teach you everything you need to know – and really should know- about Gr...

£7.99

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Tunnels, Towers & Temples: London's 100 Strangest Places
Filled with fascinating factoids, this distinctive reference uncovers the hidden stories, curious histories, and comic coincidences behinds dozens of locations around the city of London. The sites add...

£15.00

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See inside London
A fantastic flap book that takes children on a journey through London from ancient times to today. Fabulous scenes show London in Roman times, in the Middle Ages, at the time of the Plague and during ...

£9.99

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London Wallpapers
London Wallpapers, first published in 1992, has long been out of print. In this new, revised edition there is a substantially enlarged list of wallpaper manufacturers in all their various guises; stat...

£25.00

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London's Houses
Shutting the door on the world outside and embarking on a journey through an historic house releases the magic of time travel. It's an opportunity to recreate imaginatively a specific era peopled ...

£9.99

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London's Country Houses
A history of London's country houses About the Author Caroline Knight is an architectural historian who wrote three of the five volumes which make up A History of Kensington Palace as commissio...

£25.00

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