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Books & Media

English Heritage publishes fascinating and authoritative books on all aspects of England's rich history. Buildings, cities, architects, archaeology, sport and myth and legend 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 our Englsih Heritage exclusive ‘Mr. Men The Great British Tour’.

How To Cook The Victorian Way With Mrs Crocombe - Now available for pre-order. Discover Mrs Crocombe's YouTube series 'The Victorian Way' here.

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Collins Nature Guides - Rocks and Minerals of Britain & Europe image
Collins Nature Guides - Rocks and Minerals of Britain & Europe
This Collins Nature Guide includes 220 of the rocks, minerals and gemstones you are most likely to see in Britain and Europe, each described and illustrated. There is an ID fact file for each rock ...

£4.99

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Horrible Histories Terrifying Tudors
All the foul facts about the Terrifying Tudors are ready to uncover, including who invited Queen Lizzie to visit his brand new toilet and what you get when you sew the front of a chicken to the back o...

£6.99

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Collins Nature Guides - Garden Birds
This new full-colour photographic guide includes over 100 birds commonly found in the gardens of Britain and Europe. Each bird is illustrated with its own colour photograph. Individual descriptions...

£4.99

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The Tudor Reformation
The Reformation transformed England forever. From peasants in the lanes and fields to the court of Henry VIII, no life was left untouched as the Roman Catholic Church was replaced as the centre of the...

£9.99

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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome matters: we still judge ourselves against its history of empire, conquest and excess, and its debates about citizenship, terrorism and the rights of the individual influence how we think ...

£9.99

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Collins Nature Guide - Trees of Britain and Europe
This new full colour photographic guide to over 300 species of tree found in Britain and Europe arranges trees by the shape of their leaves for easy identification. Each species is illustrated with...

£4.99

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Wild Flowers of Britain and Europe
This full colour photographic guide to over 350 species of wild flower found in Britain and Europe arranges flowers by colour for easy identification. Each species is illustrated with its own colour p...

£4.99

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1066 and All That
"Canute began by being a Bad King on the advice of his Courtiers, who informed him (owing to a misunderstanding of the Rule Britannia) that the King of England was entitled to sit on the sea with...

£9.99

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King Arthur
King Arthur’s name has echoed down the centuries, conjuring up rich images of mystery and power, chivalry and romance. But did he exist at all? There is no evidence to prove he reigned in the fi...

£6.00

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Exploring the World of King Arthur
King Arthur, Camelot, Excalibur, Merlin, the Holy Grail, Lancelot, and Guinevere—the names conjure up vibrant images of medieval Europe, of chivalry, and of romance. But did Arthur really exist,...

£12.95

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Sworn Sword
January, 1069: Less than three years after the Battle of Hastings, two thousand Normans march to subdue the troublesome province of Northumbria. Tancred a Dinant, a loyal and ambitious knight, is amon...

£8.99

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Leonard Manasseh & Partners
'Leonard Manasseh was an 'architect's architect', greatly admired by his contemporaries both on a personal and professional level. He came to prominence at the Festival of Britain and ...

Was £15.00 Sale Price £10.00

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Images of Change (Hardback)
Motorways, airports, tower blocks, power stations, windfarms; TV and the internet, easy travel and shrinking distances; business parks, starter homes and vast shopping and leisure complexes. All of th...

Was £17.99 Sale Price £15.00

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Stonehenge in its Landscape
This volume represents a detailed discussion of the structural history of Stonehenge, arrived at by the integration of evidence from primary records of excavations carried out between 1901 and 1964. T...

Was £80.00 Sale Price £60.00

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Margate's Seaside Heritage
The seaside holiday and the seaside resort are two of England's greatest exports to the world. Since the early 18th century, when some of the wealthiest people first sought improved health by bath...

Was £12.99 Sale Price £10.00

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Work
The working day for the majority of us in 21st century England usually involves long hours spent in front of a computer screen, or working in service industries. The photographs in this book evoke a t...

Was £9.99 Sale Price £5.00

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Radiocarbon Dates: 1988 - 1993
This volume holds a datelist of 882 radiocarbon determinations carried out between 1988 and 1993 on behalf of the Ancient Monuments Laboratory of English Heritage. It contains supporting information a...

Was £3.75 Sale Price £2.00

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Stephen Dykes Bower
'Stephen Dykes Bower (1902-1993) was unique among twentieth century British architects as a sincere practitioner of Gothic design during the post-war period. He rejected modernism and continued tr...

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Dangerous Energy
This book comprises a national study of the explosives industry and provides a framework for identification of its industrial archaeology and social history. Few monuments of gunpowder manufacture ...

Was £40.00 Sale Price £30.00

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A Neolithic and Bronze Age Landscape in Northamptonshire
The Raunds Area Project investigated more than 20 Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in the Nene Valley. From c 5000 BC to the early 1st millennium cal BC a succession of ritual mounds and burial moun...

Was £50.00 Sale Price £40.00

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