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  • A History of the English Language in 100 Places

    A History of the English Language in 100 Places is a joyous ride through time, where readers can criss-cross the British Isles and the world at large to land in... £25.00 Add to cart

  • A House for Spies

    Edward Wake-Walker

    This is the story of the bizarre role played by Barbara Bertram in the Second World War. From 1941 to 1944 she provided board and lodging in her Sussex farmhouse... £18.99 Add to cart

  • Australia in the Great War

    Philip Payton

    Australia in the Great War is a compelling history of Australia and its people during the global conflict of 1914–1918. It charts the experiences of ordinary men and women against... £20.00 Add to cart

  • By Tank

    Ken Tout

    ‘… a minor classic in battle picture painting. It has an authenticity about it which could only come from deep personal experience, translated by a lucid pen.’ The Times

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  • Charleston Saved 1979–1989

    Anthea Arnold

    Charleston Saved 1979–1989 tells the remarkable story of how the home of key members of the Bloomsbury set was brought back from ruin and lovingly restored to life.

    When the... £14.99 Add to cart

  • English Cathedrals

    Andrew Sanders

    England is blessed with many beautiful cathedrals, including the world-renowned Durham, with its geometrically carved pillars, Wells, with its astonishingly graceful scissor arch, and the gloriously uplifting Ely and... £14.99 Add to cart

  • Flying Boats of the Empire

    Richard Knott

    This is a fascinating account of the age of Empire flying boats, whose story began in July 1936 with a reassuringly trouble-free test flight on Kent’s River Medway. Within ten... £20.00 Add to cart

  • Foster’s English Oddities

    Allen Foster

    Foster’s English Oddities is a wonderful collection of England’s quirkiest characters, most extraordinary facts and strangest coincidences. This fascinating book is a must-read for anyone interested in English trivia!

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  • Foster’s Welsh Oddities

    Allen Foster

    Ideal for trivia lovers and those interested in the more esoteric aspects of life in Wales, Foster’s Welsh Oddities is a wonderful collection of Wales’ quirkiest characters, most extraordinary facts... £8.99 Add to cart

  • Growing Older with Jane Austen

    Maggie Lane

    That Jane Austen is enduringly popular with both a general readership and academics can admit of no doubt. But amid the wealth of approaches to her life and work, no... £16.99 Add to cart

  • Hawks of the Hadhramaut

    P.S. Allfree

    Readers of P.S. Allfree’s previous book of Arabian memoirs, Warlords of Oman, will recall his closing words ‘I was going to see more of Arabia.’ In these pages he recounts... £12.99 Add to cart

  • Hitler’s Radio War

    Roger Tidy

    This book tells the story of Nazi international broadcasting during and before the Second World War. At its peak German radio stations broadcast in fifty-four languages to a worldwide audience.

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