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General Interest

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 seaside towns.

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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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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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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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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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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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Early Structural Steel in London Buildings
At its heart, this book is an examination of how a new structural material - mass-produced steel came to be first applied to the buildings of one of the world's great cities. The focus is evolutio...

£75.00

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City Walks - London: 50 Adventures on Foot - (Cards)
City Walks is a popular series by Chronicle Books. Each set has 50 cards of walking tours in a box. This means you don't have to take everything out with you but can choose the areas you want to e...

£10.99

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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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London: 50 Adventures by Foot (City Walks with Kids) - (Cards)
City Walks is a popular series by Chronicle Books. Each set has 50 cards of walking tours in a box. This means you don't have to take everything out with you but can choose the areas you want to e...

£11.00

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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...

£19.99

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This is London
This is London is the second This is book and undoubtedly one of the best. Sasek concentrates on the things he likes best: people, costume, transport and local details that somehow come together to fo...

£10.99

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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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Paddington Station
Paddington Station in London is one of Britain's most splendid and historically significant railway termini, as the home and headquarters of the Great Western Railway, and as one of the masterpiec...

£25.00

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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 Under
London Under is an atmospheric, imaginative introduction to everything that goes on under London, from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheatres to Victorian sewers, gang hideouts and moder...

£9.99

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London Lore
London is a city with almost as many ancient legends and deep-rooted customs as it has streets and landmarks, and here a leading folklorist brings together an astonishingly rich selection of tales of ...

£9.99

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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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