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In Search of England

GBR368
H.V. Morton, Jan Morris (Introduction)
Da Capo Press
2002
274
0306811057
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The much-beloved, enduring account of Morton's ramblings through the English countryside in the early days of the motorcar. Morton charmingly mixes a deep appreciation of the art, culture and history of the place with his own keen observations.
$16.00

Kingdom by the Sea

GBR09
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
2006
361
0618658955
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
This time, the prolific writer recounts a coastal journey around the British Isles in 1982, displaying his occasional ill temper alongside his celebrated ability to combine social history with a good old-fashioned traveler's tale.
$15.95

A Traveller's History of England

GBR38
Christopher Daniell
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
320
1566566045
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Historian and archeologist Daniell delivers a comprehensive history of the region since the time of the hunter-gatherers in this compact volume, taking you through the Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Normans, and Medieval monarchs to the Reformation, Renaissance, the world wars and the modern state of things.
$14.95

Eyewitness Guide Great Britain

GBR01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
672
1465439617
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With 1,400 photos, maps and excellent introductory chapters, this guide offers both a general overview of Great Britain and a region-by-region look at its attractions.
$30.00

Great Britain, Ireland Map

GBR06
Marco Polo Travel Publishing
Marco Polo
2014
2
3829767226
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This fold-out overview map of Great Britain and Ireland is ideal for route planning, with highlighted scenic routes and places of interest. The map contains a comprehensive index and inset street plans of major cities.
$11.95

England and Wales

GRB330
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2013
1
3707905861
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, double-sided map of England and Wales at a scale of 1:400,000.
$14.95

London Map

GBR114
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2016
2
3866093071
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful and detailed laminated city map with a variety of useful inset maps.
$9.95

Eyewitness Guide London

GBR34
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
440
1465441212
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to London features color photography, dozens of excellent neighborhood maps and a district-by-district synopsis of the city's attractions. Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this is the guide to carry.
$21.99

1066, The Year of the Conquest

GBR115
David Howarth
Penguin Putnam
1981
207
0140058508
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A crack medievalist and storyteller, Howarth brings to life the momentous events of 1066 in rich, anecdotal history -- a classic portrait of the Norman invasion and conquest of England.
$15.00

A Journey Through Tudor England

GRB189
Suzannah Lipscomb
W. W. Norton & Company
2014
336
1605985635
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Through visits to Tudor England’s historic palaces, castles, theaters and abbeys, Suzannah Lipscomb brings to life the rich history of the Tudors.
$19.95

A Traveller's History of London

GBR232
Richard Tames
Interlink Publishing Group
2007
320
1566564840
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of London, from the Romans to Tony Blair, tailored to the traveler.
$14.95

Angry Island, Hunting the English

GBR715
A. A. Gill
Scribner
2008
240
1416531750
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The splendidly irreverent London critic A.A. Gill includes scathing chapters on voice, humor, drink, animals, garden, sport and class in this comic manual to the English.
$15.99

English History, Made Brief, Irreverent and Pleasurable

GBR869
Lacey Baldwin Smith
Academy Chicago
2007
262
0897335473
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Smith serves up memorable chunks of English history with aplomb, spicing the tale with hilarious cartoons and profiles of the kings, queens and dunces who have led the nation.
$17.95

London, The Biography

GBR248
Peter Ackroyd
Doubleday
2003
864
0385497717
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A big thematic history of London from Celtic settlement to Roman outpost and world power, much focused on the life of the city. A popular biographer and novelist, Ackroyd leavens the centuries with anecdote, personality and great affection.
$22.00

Londoners

GRB69
Craig Taylor
Ecco Press
2013
413
0062005863
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Drawing on the unforgettable stories of nearly 100 Londoners, Taylor provides a rich and vivid kaleidoscopic view of modern-day London through the diverse voices of those who, regardless of whether they love or hate it, capture the heart and soul of one of the world's greatest cities.
$16.99

Notes from a Small Island

GBR16
Bill Bryson
Avon Books
1997
324
0380727501
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A farewell walking tour of England by an American expatriate who has decided to return home after two decades. Like all of Bryson's books, it's full of rich conversations, humorous anecdotes and amusing interactions.
$15.99

The British Isles, A History of Four Nations

GBR88
Hugh Kearney
Cambridge University Press
2012
324
0521608503
PAPER
History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
The Celts, Romans, Vikings, Normans and modern immigrants all make an appearance in this Canto Classics edition of Kearney's elegant and revisionist history of not just the English but also the Scots, Welsh and Irish.
$19.99

The English Garden, A Social History

GRB292
Charles Quest-Ritson
David R. Godine
2004
288
1567922643
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This short piece of scholarship discusses how English gardens are not merely beautiful, but represent lifestyle, money and class. The narrative ushers readers from the walled-off secret gardens of the 1500s to the present day, when gardening is a common pastime.
$45.00

The Mother Tongue, English and How it Got That Way

GBR15
Bill Bryson
Avon Books
1996
270
0380715430
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An indispensable guide to the language that divides us, this book is an informative linguistic history that showcases Bryson's wry wit.
$15.99

The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain

GBR820
Kenne Morgan (Editor)
Oxford University Press
2009
670
0199544751
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Two thousand years of British history, from the invasion of Roman legions to the exit of the Blair administration, fill this beautifully illustrated volume.
$39.95

The Professor and the Madman

GBR178
Simon Winchester
HarperCollins Publishers
2005
242
0060839783
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The bizarre true story behind the birth of the Oxford English Dictionary and two men -- one a scholarly editor, the other a mentally ill, convicted murderer -- who contributed to its creation.
$15.99

The Story of England

GRB352
Christopher Hibbert, John Broadley (Illustrator)
Phaidon Press
2016
256
0714872350
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this newly illustrated edition, John Broadley's unique tableaux-like illustrations capture the landscape, costumes and characters of the history that Hibbert's classic text (GBR02) so vividly evokes.
$22.95

Watching the English

GBR927
Kate Fox
Nicholas Brealey
2014
583
185788616X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Fox's clever guide to the conversation, behavior, quirks, habits and foibles of the English is wildly popular back home in Britain. Second edition.
$19.95

English Architecture, A Concise History

GBR228
David Watkin
Thames & Hudson
1985
224
0500203385
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A straightforward, illustrated history of English architecture from Anglo-Saxon times to the present.
$14.95

Stonehenge Complete

GBR13
Christopher Chippindale
Thames & Hudson
2012
320
0500289662
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An excellent introduction to Europe's most mysterious ancient site, fully illustrated and comprehensive.
$24.95

The Cathedral Builders of the Middle Ages

MED07
Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300526
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This pocket-size encyclopedia of the art, architecture and culture of the Middle Ages features hundreds of drawings, color illustrations and a chronology.
$15.95

The English Cathedral

GRB261
Peter Marlow
National Book Network
2015
128
1858946425
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In this photographic tribute to each of England's 42 Anglican cathedrals (including the great UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Durham and Canterbury) award-winning photographer Peter Marlow evokes the greatness and humbling power of each magnificent building.
$40.00

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

Westminster Abbey

GBR810
Richard Jenkyns, Mary Beard (Editor)
Harvard University Press
2011
224
0674061977
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In a highly original pocket book, classicist and cultural historian Richard Jenkyns looks afresh at the celebrated church complex -- national cathedral, coronation church, royal mausoleum, burial place of poets, resting place of the great and of the Unknown Warrior, former home of parliament, place of Princess Diana's funeral.
$17.50

In Search of London

GBR269
H.V. Morton
Da Capo Press
2002
448
0306811324
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An enduring portrait of the city and especially of its history, originally published a half-century ago. As in all of his travel books, Morton charmingly mixes a deep appreciation of the art, culture and, especially, the history of a place with his own keen observations.
$18.50

The Age of Shakespeare

GBR522
Frank Kermode
Modern Library
2005
214
0812974336
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A remarkably concise, elegant overview of the world of Shakespeare in the Modern Library Chronicles series by the eminent British critic and scholar.
$17.00

The Marches, A Borderland Journey Between England and Scotland

SCT223
Rory Stewart
Houghton Mifflin Company
2016
304
0544108884
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A travelogue by a British Parliamentarian that profiles standing stones, monks, flooded fields, striking mountains and, of course, Hadrian’s Wall. Stewart mingles his observations with the history of one of the world's most fought-over borders.
$27.00

The Road to Little Dribbling

GRB288
Bill Bryson
Doubleday
2016
400
0804172714
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Adventures of an American in Britain," this narrative by the ever-entertaining Bill Bryson is a sequel to his hilarious travel writing classic Notes from a Small Island (GBR16). A recently anointed British citizen, Bryson celebrates his new status by exploring the island once more, taking in new sites and revisiting some old favorites in this homage to England and all its marvelous eccentricity.
$16.95

Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel

GBR28
Jerome Jerome, Jeremy Lewis (Introduction)
Penguin
2000
361
0140437509
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Written in 1889, "Three Men in a Boat" (to say nothing of the dog!) is a laugh-out-loud account of a man-powered voyage along the River Thames, full of detail on life and lore. A Longitude favorite.
$13.00

Under Another Sky: Journeys in Roman Britain

GRB305
Charlotte Higgins
Overlook Press
2016
304
1468313606
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
By foot and by VW camper van, Charlotte Higgins crosses the British landscape in search of remnants of Roman Britain, considering how the past has been remembered, forgotten, interpreted and rewritten.
$18.95

Winston Churchill

EUR214
John Keegan
Penguin Putnam
2007
208
0143112643
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Acclaimed historian Keegan offers a very human portrait of one of the 20th century's enduring symbols of heroic defiance. A short book in the Penguin Lives series.
$17.00

84 Charing Cross Road

GBR231
Helene Hanff
Penguin Putnam
1990
112
0140143505
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This charming novel of bibliophilia tells of a love triangle between a New York writer, the owner of a London bookstore and the books he sells.
$14.00

A Tale of Two Cities

GBR100
Charles Dickens
Penguin
2003
371
0451526562
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dickens' famous tale of love and intrigue, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
$8.00

Great Expectations

GBR380
Charles Dickens
Penguin Putnam
2002
544
0141439564
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dickens at the top of his form. It follows Pip, from a boy orphan taken in by the eccentric Miss Havisham to a young man who finds himself benefactor to a small fortune.
$11.00

Northanger Abbey

GBR313
Jane Austen
Penguin
1996
219
0141439793
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Austen's first novel parodies the Gothic thrillers of her day. Catherine Morland is a country girl spending a season in sophisticated Bath, where she falls for Henry Tilney, who invites her home to his possibly haunted mansion
$8.00

The Complete Novels

GBR938
Jane Austen
Penguin
2006
1088
0143039504
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Austen's seven great novels offers a vivid portrait of English middle-class life, mores, institutions and society at the turn of the 19th century, here in a Penguin deluxe edition.
$26.00

The Oxford Shakespeare, The Complete Works

GBR654
William Shakespeare, Gary Taylor, John Jowett, William Montgomery
Oxford University Press
2005
1424
0199267170
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This tome is the authority in Shakespearean scholarship. In addition to the complete works, the book contains a general introduction, a brief introduction to each work and an abundance of secondary material compiled by the great Oxford University.
$40.00

Writing the Thames

GRB308
Christina Hardyment
University of Chicago Press
2016
288
1851244506
HARD COVER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Piecing together a history of the legendary waterway, this anthology gathers vibrant poetry, artwork and prose excerpts from writers and artists inspired by England’s Thames River. Includes 75 full-color illustrations.
$40.00

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

Britain's Birds, An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland

GRB300
et al., Robert Still, Rob Hume
Princeton University Press
2016
528
0691158894
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring 2,700 color photos and up-to-date information, this comprehensive identification guide depicts all avian species one is likely to see in Britain and Ireland. Designed practically, the bird book includes maps, facts and distribution figures for each species.
$35.00

Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland

GRB297
Mark Golley
Bloomsbury USA
2016
208
1472917464
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Arranged by species, this fully updated, jargon-free guide profiles 280 birds common in Britain and Ireland. Birding expert Mark Golley includes identification tips and details on habitat. Published in association with Wildlife Trusts.
$22.00

For Kids

Bard of Avon

GBR151
Diane Stanley (Illustrator), Peter Vennema
William Morrow & Company
1998
48
0688162940
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An illustrated account of William Shakespeare's life and 16th century England, written for readers ages 6 and older.
$7.99

Madeline in London

GBR152
Ludwig Bemelmans
Viking
2000
64
014056649X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Miss Clavel, Madeline and her 11 classmates travel to London to cheer up their former neighbor, Pepito. For kids ages 4-8.
$7.99

King of Shadows

GBR161
Susan Cooper
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1999
186
068984445X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A novel of time-travel, Shakespeare -- and the plague -- for kids ages 10-12.
$7.99

Boy, Tales of Childhood

GBR183
Roald Dahl
Puffin
2009
176
0141303050
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Dahl recalls his youthful misadventures, in boarding school, working as a chocolate tester and summering in Wales. Great family reading.
$7.99

The Queen's Own Fool

SCT55
Robert J. Harris, Jane Yolen
Penguin Putnam
2001
400
0698119185
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This excellent historical novel relates the life of Mary Queen of Scots as witnessed by her jester, a spunky orphan named Nicola.
$11.99

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

GBR245
E.L. Konigsburg
Aladdin Books
2001
208
068984624X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A marvelous fictionalized portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and England successively, traveler to Constantinople, wife of a future saint, mother of Richard the Lionheart and for 15 years a prisoner of the English Crown. For young adults.
$7.99

Beware, Princess Elizabeth

GBR332
Carolyn Meyer
Gulliver
2002
224
0152045562
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
An acclaimed young-adult novel, one in a series of Young Royals, in which Henry VIII is recently dead and young Elizabeth endures the tumultuous reigns of her brother Edward and sister Mary before ascending the throne herself.
$6.99

Mary, Bloody Mary

GBR333
Carolyn Meyer
Harcourt Books
2001
240
0152164561
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This sympathetic portrait brings to life Mary Tudor’s childhood and difficult teen years, when her beloved father, Henry VIII, spurns Mary’s mother for the bewitching Anne Boleyn -- and Mary goes from riches to rags, becoming the embittered woman who would later be known as Bloody Queen Mary. Ages 11 and up.
$7.99

The Shakespeare Stealer

GBR335
Gary Blackwood
Penguin Putnam
2000
224
0141305959
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Young orphan Widge is hired to infiltrate the Globe and steal Shakespeare's latest play for another acting troupe. But will the boy betray his new friends or disobey his employer?
$6.99

Adam of the Road

GBR336
Elizabeth Janet Gray, Robert Lawson (Illustrator)
Penguin Putnam
2002
320
014032464X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A Newberry-winning classic about the adventures of a medieval minstrel's son who loses his way on the highways and byways of 13th-century England.
$7.99

Coram Boy

GBR339
Jamila Gavin
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
336
0374413746
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This young adult novel offers a textured, nuanced, evocative story of the upper and lower classes in England in 1741, concentrating her focus on two 13-year-old boys and their intertwined ambitions.
$7.95

Knight's Castle

GBR340
Edward Eager
Harcourt Books
1999
198
015202073X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
When a toy soldier comes to life, four young Americans are whisked back in time to Robin Hood's England in this charming and good-humored fantasy.
$6.99

The Midwife's Apprentice

GBR341
Karen Cushman
Houghton Mifflin Company
1996
122
0547722176
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The 1996 Newbery Medal winner, this novel geared for 8-12 year olds recounts the apprenticeship of a waif named Brat, who learns to be a midwife in 14th-century England. Short, funny and atmospheric.
$7.99

James Herriot's Treasury for Children

GBR390
James Herriot, Peter Barrett (Illustrator), Ruth Brown (Illustrator)
St. Martin's Press
2014
272
1250058139
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
From Moses the Kitten to Smudge the Little Lost Lamb, all of the beloved veterinarian's children's stories are collected in this illustrated volume.
$24.99

The Secret Garden

GBR391
Frances Hodgson Burnett, Tasha Tudor (Illustrator)
Penguin
2011
358
0143106457
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Sullen orphan Mary's life changes when she discovers an abandoned garden hidden on her uncle's staid Yorkshire estate. As she nurses the garden and her sickly cousin back to health, she herself begins to blossom.
$17.00

Lassie Come-Home

GBR392
Rosemary Wells, Susan Jeffers (Illustrator), Eric Knight
Henry Holt and Company
1998
48
0805059954
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An award-winning, illustrated heart-warmer about a collie whose is taken away from his young owner, only to find its way home through hundreds of miles of Scottish and English countryside.
$9.99

The Snow Goose

BRD20
Paul Gallico
Alfred Knopf
1941
60
0394445937
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A handsome hardcover edition of Gallico's poignant tale of innocence and longing set in Word War II England.
$19.95

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

GBR426
Robert Sabuda
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2003
12
0689847432
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Working his own magic, paper-fold master Sabuda unfurls the classic tale in a series of six stunning double-page animated scenes. Each double-page spread, adapted from Tenniel's original illustrations, thrills with color, texture, and, most surprising of all, height.
$29.99

The Wind in the Willows

GBR457
Kenneth Grahame, Ernest H. Shepard (Illustrator)
Aladdin Books
1989
272
068971310X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Rat, Mole, Badger and, of course, exasperating Mr. Toad, all star in Grahame's beloved adventures set along a riverbank in the English countryside.
$7.99

The Tailor of Gloucester

GBR466
Beatrix Potter
Penguin Putnam
2002
64
0723247722
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Potter's delightful tale of an ailing English tailor and the mice that help him sew a waistcoat for the Mayor of Gloucester, featuring the author's original watercolors.
$6.99

The Wind in the Willows

GBR481
Kenneth Grahame, Ernest H. Shepard (Illustrator)
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1983
224
0684179571
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A 75th anniversary edition of Grahame's enduring tale of fun, friendship and adventure, starring Rat, Toad, Mole, and Badger.
$21.99

The Coot Club

GBR484
Arthur Ransome
David R. Godine
1990
350
1567925014
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
It's summertime in the English countryside, and the young members of the Coot Club Bird Protection Society band together to solve a mystery among the boats on the Norfolk Broads.
$14.95

I Capture the Castle

GBR497
Dodie Smith
Griffin Publishing
2004
352
0312201656
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A novel about a 17-year-old girl who spends six months in an English castle writing in a journal, until she has "captured" the castle with words.
$15.99

Crispin, The Cross of Lead

GBR528
Avi
Hyperion
2004
310
0786816589
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
13-year-old Crispin must flee his manor after a price is put on his head in this suspenseful, Newberry-winning tale set in medieval England.
$7.99

This is London

GBR529
Miroslav Sasek
Rizzoli International
2004
64
0789310627
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Sasek's wonderful portrait of London circa 1958 depicts the tube, Piccadilly Circus and other famed attractions through bright, stylized illustrations. For children ages 4-8.
$17.95

Loving Will Shakespeare

GBR668
Carolyn Meyer
Harcourt Books
2008
272
0152062211
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Popular young adult author Carolyn Meyer fictionalizes the romance between Anne Hathaway and the young William Shakespeare in this novel for teens.
$6.95

An Episode of Sparrows

GBR688
Rumer Godden
NYRB
2004
256
1590171241
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
When two poor children "steal" a bit of a defunct churchyard to make a garden in postwar London, the neighbors get involved for good and ill. As with all Godden's books, this is a tender, emotionally attuned portrait of a place and time.
$18.95

Living in the Middle Ages

EUR255
Norman Bancroft Hunt
Facts on File
2008
96
0816063419
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
11/1/2008
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
An illustrated, authoritative look at daily life in medieval Europe for grades 9-12, with examples mostly drawn from England in 1100 and 1450.
$48.75

The Medieval World

EUR256
Philip Steele
Houghton Mifflin Company
2006
95
0753460467
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This rousing and colorfully illustrated tale for ages 7 to 10 brings to life the chivalry, battles and sieges and politics of Medieval Europe.
$12.99

This Is Britain

GBR753
Miroslav Sasek
Universe Publishing
2008
60
0789317532
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
This is Britain, an enduring classic first published in 1974, shows off the nation's many facets, from mysterious Stonehenge and the White Cliffs of Dover to the country's many palaces and castles.
$17.95

The Golden Compass

GBR813
Philip Pullman
2006
351
0440238137
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
The first in Pullman's classic His Dark Material's trilogy, this sophisticated fantasy follows a young girl's adventures based in an other-wordly Oxford.
$7.99

Once and Future King

GBR844
T. H. White
Penguin Putnam
2011
640
0441020836
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
White's delightful reimagining of Sir Thomas Malory's Morte D'Arthur introduces the search for the Holy Grail, creation of the Round Table and all the romance, wizardry and war of Camelot for the whole family.
$26.00

Arthur of Albion

GBR846
John Matthews
Barefoot Books
2008
94
1846860490
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Matthews weaves archaeology and historical research in this spirited retelling of the legends, people and tales of Camelot for ages 8-10.
$24.99

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!, Voices from a Medieval Village

GBR854
Laura Amy Schlitz
Candlewick Press
2011
84
0763650943
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Inspired by an illuminated poem from 13th-century Germany, this witty, historically accurate collection of prose and poems -- winner of the 2008 Newbery Medal -- forms an exquisite bridge to the people and places of medieval England. With full-color illustrations.
$6.99

The London Eye Mystery

GBR855
Siobhan Dowd
Yearling Publishing
2009
336
0385751842
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this ALA Notable Book, cousins Ted and Kat follow a trail of clues across the city in a desperate bid to find their cousin Salim, who disappeared after boarding London's celebrated ride, The London Eye, until recently the world's tallest.
$7.99

Eyewitness Medieval Life

EUR334
Andrew Langley
DK Publishing
2011
72
0756607051
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A visually rich survey for ages 9-12, this colorful book introduces the art and architecture, people and culture of Medieval Europe.
$19.99

Shakespeare's London on Five Groats a Day

GBR923
Richard Tames
Thames & Hudson
2009
151
0500287937
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
This clever guide explains all the best things to see and do on the cheap in London for those visiting in the early 1600s.
$18.95

The King's Shadow

GBR935
Elizabeth Alder
Laurel-Leaf Publishing
1997
259
0440220114
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this novel for ages 12-14, a young Welsh serf chronicles his exciting journeys as companion to Earl Harold of Wessex, future King of England, culimating with the Battle of Hastings.
$6.99

City Walks With Kids London

GBR946
Emily Laurence Baker
Chronicle Books
2009
52
0811864510
BOXED
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Explore Longdon with these 50 colorful convenient cards, each with a map and suggested walk or activity.
$14.95

London: Mapped Out

GBR987
Indagare
2010
1
0983079919
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
London, Paris, Rome. Venice and Vienna too. Melissa Bradley Biggs and colleagues at the savvy travel web site Indagare (Melissa was previously the travel editor at Town & Country) have produced this series of mapguides, featuring "The Essential 3-Day Itinerary for Families." Printed on indestructible waterproof paper, each includes from morning to night multiple color maps, meals, activities, tours and resources for exploring the city with kids.
$12.95

England

GRB26
Claire Throp
Heinemann
2011
48
1432952269
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
One in the illustrated and informative Countries Around the World series, geared for ages 8-11.
$9.95

The Histories

MED15
Herodotus
Penguin
1994
656
0140449086
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In what may be the first travel book, Herodotus records the heroic struggle between Europe and Asia that culminated in the invasion of Greece by Xerxes.
$13.00

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Life in A Medieval Castle

GBR109
Francis Gies
HarperCollins
2015
304
0062414798
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From lord to servant, this illustrated book describes the daily life of the inhabitants at Chepstow Castle in Wales in the 13th century.
$15.99

A World Lit Only By Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance, Portrait of an Age

EUR06
William Manchester
Little Brown and Company
1993
336
0316545562
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Organized into sections on the Renaissance, Reformation and Discovery, Manchester's popular history evokes in vivid detail the great figures and daily life of the 16th century, including Henry VIII, Magellan, Borgia, da Vinci and Martin Luther.
$16.00

Fodor's London's 25 Best

GBR08
Louise Nicholson
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546265
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This slim guide to London (with handy full-color maps) has everything you need to know for a short visit to the city, including recommended sightseeing, restaurants, hotels and shops.
$13.99

The Story of England

GBR02
Christopher Hibbert
Phaidon Press
1992
224
0714826529
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Beautifully illustrated with color pictures, chronological charts, royal genealogies and maps, this popular history of English politics, economics and culture from the Neolithic Age to the 1990s is an excellent travel companion.
$19.95

Pax Britannica, The Climax of Empire

GBR10
James Morris
Harvest Books
2002
527
0156028018
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The centerpiece of the trilogy "Pax Britannica," this entertaining history concentrates on the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897, celebrated as a festival of imperial power and splendor.
$37.95

Letters from London

GBR14
Julian Barnes
Vintage Books
1995
320
0679761616
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This sparkling collection of essays by the brilliant novelist Julian Barnes hones in on the social complexity and political reality of modern day England.
$16.95

Winston Spencer Churchill, The Last Lion: Visions of Glory, 1874-1932

GBR18
William Manchester
Bantam Doubleday
1983
973
0385313489
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This impressive volume, which covers the first 58 years of the monumental figure who guided England from the pinnacle of world empire through the catastrophe of World War II, ends in 1932.
$25.00

The Story of Britain

GBR71
Roy Strong
Trafalgar Square
2002
596
0712665463
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A handsomely presented history of Britain.
$49.95

The Rise and Fall of the British Empire

GBR72
Lawrence James
St. Martin's Press
1996
704
031216985X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An epic of the empire's achievements from 1600 to the present.
$27.99

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

GBR21
Alison Weir
Grove Press
2000
644
0802136834
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Meticulously researched, Weir's compelling biography of England's most infamous monarch brings both the women and their era to life.
$18.00

The Children of Henry VIII

GBR74
Alison Weir
Ballantine Books
1996
363
0345407865
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Enlightening about the era and revealing in the portraits of Prince Edward, "Bloody" Mary, Elizabeth and Lady Jane Grey, this is a very enjoyable survey by a master historian.
$18.00

The Princes in the Tower

GBR75
Alison Weir
Ballantine Books
1992
287
0345391780
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This fascinating historical whodunit probes the enduring murder mystery involving the boy king, Edward V, and his brother Richard, Duke of York.
$17.00

Queen Elizabeth I

GBR76
J.E. Neale
Chicago Review Press
2005
446
0897333624
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The classic biography of the strong-minded, influential queen.
$16.95

Winston Spencer Churchill, The Last Lion: Alone, 1932-1940

GBR78
William Manchester
Bantam Doubleday
1989
684
0385313314
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This second volume in the fascinating three-part biography of Winston Churchill illuminates the character of one of the largest figures of our time. War clouds had once again gathered, and the storm of World War II was beginning.
$23.00

Britons: Forging the Nations, 1707-1837

GBR81
Linda Colley
Yale University Press
2009
442
0300152809
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An interesting study of national British identity and the joining of England, Scotland and Wales.
$25.00

Sense and Sensibility

GBR82
Jane Austen
Penguin Putnam
2003
409
0141439661
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set mostly in the West Country, this is the famous story of two sisters -- one prudent, discreet, and self-controlled, the other emotional, open and enthusiastic -- and the men they love.
$8.00

Lorna Doone

GBR83
R.D. Blackmore
Oxford University Press
2009
680
0199537593
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic romantic novel set at the time of the Monmouth Rebellion in the 17th century.
$13.95

Tom Jones

GBR84
Henry Fielding
Penguin
2005
975
0140436227
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This great comic adventure novel, whose hero is thought to be illegitimate, was so shocking in its time that it was held responsible by some for two earthquakes that hit London soon after its publication in the 18th century. Even Dr. Johnson warned against its ribaldry!
$16.50

Henry Esmond

GBR85
Wiliam Makepeace Thackeray
Aa Balkema
2001
624
0898759331
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Thackeray's classic novel is excellent on the history and warfare of 18th-century England.
$28.99

The Secret Agent

GBR86
Joseph Conrad
Penguin Putnam
2007
269
0141441585
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This classic spy story by Joseph Conrad gives a fine portrait of turn-of-the-century London
$12.00

A Journal of the Plague Year

GBR87
Daniel Defoe
Penguin Putnam
1966
336
0140437851
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Defoe's fictional -- and historically vivid -- account of Plague-stricken London.
$11.00

King Arthur and His Knights

GBR90
Eugene Vinaver
Oxford University Press
1975
231
0195019059
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A volume of Arthurian legends directly attributable to Mallory's original tales.
$19.99

England Southwest, Midlands, Wales Map

GBR26
Michelin Maps
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
0319230465
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Presented in vivid color, this highly detailed road map of England and Wales reaches from Liverpool and Manchester, south to Penzance and Portsmouth. Scaled at 1:400,000.
$11.95

Great Britain and Ireland Map

GBR31
Kunth Verlag
Kunth Verlag
2009
2
3936368368
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely detailed map showing both Great Britain and Ireland at a scale of 1:800,000.
$11.95

Cross Channel

GBR56
Julian Barnes
Vintage Books
1997
211
067976755X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Each linked in some way with cross channel experiences, these ten short stories range in time from the late 17th century to the year 2015. Comic, complex and intellectual.
$15.00

England North & Midlands Map M 502

GBR35
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2067175009
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A clear, colorful map of Northern England & Midlands at a scale of 1:400,000, with shaded relief showing topographical features.
$11.95

London, A Social History

GBR59
Roy Porter
Harvard University Press
1998
448
0674538390
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A short, illustrated history of London, chronicling the city from its origins as an outpost of the Roman Empire through medieval hub, Renaissance center and imperial capital.
$21.00

Rough Guide Bristol, Bath & Somerset

GBR42
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2012
312
1848366051
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive regional guide featuring excellent local maps, travel information and suggested routes.
$18.99

The Illustrated Longitude

HSC02
Dava Sobel, William J.H. Andrewes
Bloomsbury USA
2003
256
0802775934
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A special edition of Sobel's classic book on the age-old problem of determining longitude. This edition features hundreds of drawings, photographs and illustrations of peoples, places and -- most significantly -- of the chronometers themselves.
$35.00

Jamaica Inn

GBR52
Daphne du Maurier
Avon Books
1995
302
0380725398
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This classic, set in Cornwall, has all the elements of a guilty pleasure: piracy, murder, the High Church, a dying request and a dashing young horse thief.
$7.99

Therapy: A Novel

GBR64
David Lodge
Penguin Putnam
1996
321
0140249001
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
$16.00

A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany

GBR102
Aubrey Burl
Yale University Press
2006
276
0300114060
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent guide to finding -- and understanding -- all the major sites, plus a few not-so-well-known ones. It includes maps, black-and-white photographs, site diagrams, and a bibliography.
$45.00

All Creatures Great and Small

GBR104
James Herriot
St. Martin's Press
1998
442
1250057833
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The first volume in the series of wildly popular tales by a country veterinarian -- and born storyteller -- set among the folk of the Yorkshire Dales.
$15.99

England, England

GBR45
Julian Barnes
Alfred Knopf
2000
275
0375705503
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Barnes turns his characteristic wit toward both England and the traveling experience in this novel.
$15.95

Disease, Medicine and Society in England, 1550-1860

GBR112
Roy Porter
Cambridge University Press
1996
78
0521557917
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history of England that examines the repercussions of disease before public health care.
$35.99

Talking It Over

GBR118
Julian Barnes
Vintage Books
1992
272
0679736875
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A modern version of "Jules and Jim.'
$16.00

The Arts and Crafts Movement

GBR120
Wendy Kaplan, Elizabeth Cumming
Thames & Hudson
1991
216
0500202486
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A survey of the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain, America and Europe, looking at the work of several important designers of furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork, textiles and architecture.
$18.95

Lands End & Isles of Scilly Map

GBR123
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey
1
0319222705
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the most southwestern portion of England.
$19.95

Cotswolds Map

GBR124
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey
2009
2
0319241106
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A terrific, colorful, and very detailed topographic map of the Cotswolds, at a scale of 1:25,000.
$14.95

Lake District Tourist Map

GBR125
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey
2016
1
0319263169
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A terrific, colorful and very detailed map of the Lake District, at a scale of 1:110,000.
$14.95

The Story of Greenwich

GBR145
Clive Aslet
Harvard University Press
2001
288
0674006658
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Greenwich has a rich and tumultuous history and not just as the home of time and longitude zero. This is an illustrated history of the place and its importance, organized chronologically and with a focus on historical landmarks.
$24.50

Selected Poetry of William Wordsworth

GBR147
John O. Hayden (Editor), William Wordsworth
Modern Library
2002
784
0375759417
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of William Wordsworth's most celebrated poems. Includes selections from the "Lyrical Ballads," "The Excursion" and "The Prelude."
$16.00

The Complete Sherlock Holmes, All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories

GBR157
Arthur Conan Doyle
Bantam Doubleday
1998
1122
0553328255
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This paperback volume manages to collect every Sherlock Holmes story that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ever wrote, including "The Hound of the Baskervilles" and his three other short novels concerning the legendary detective.
$13.90

The Life of Isaac Newton

SCI06
Richard S. Westfall
Cambridge University Press
1994
328
0521477379
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A lively biography of Isaac Newton, following the scientist from his boyhood in Woolsthorpe to his achievements at Cambridge University.
$34.99

The Complete Angler, Or the Contemplative Man's Recreation

FSH01
Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton
Modern Library
1998
464
0375751483
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This classic of fly fishing literature is both an informative introduction to the sport and a meditation on its timeless appeal. In print for nearly 350 years, the book is timeless itself.
$16.00

The Complete Poems

GBR162
John Keats, John Barnard (Editor)
Penguin
1977
731
0140422102
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A portable, paperback edition of all the poems of John Keats.
$18.00

Literary Trails, British Writers in their Landscapes

GBR164
Christina Hardyment
Harry N. Abrams
2000
256
0810967057
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A survey of the British landscapes that have given shape to the literary characters of Jane Austen, Daphne du Maurier, Virginia Woolf, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, and Wordsworth.
$49.50

A Morbid Taste for Bones

GBR166
Ellis Peters
Open Road
2014
272
1504001931
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
In this historical mystery, 11th century monk and head of Shrewsbury Abbey Brother Cadfael travels to a small Welsh village to retrieve the relics of St. Winifred. A murder ensues and Cadfael must investigate.
$14.99

Fallen into the Pit

GBR167
Ellis Peters
Warner Books
1996
325
0446403180
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The first entry in the "Inspector Felse" series of mysteries.
$21.99

Shrewsbury Map

GBR172
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey
1
0319224279
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of the region of Shropshire that surrounds Shrewsbury at a great scale of 1:50,000.
$19.95

Turner

GBR176
Graham Reynolds
Thames & Hudson
1988
216
0500200831
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A collection of Joseph Turner's major artworks published alongside anecdotes and criticism.
$18.95

Richard II

GBR177
Gurr (Editor), William Shakespeare
Cambridge University Press
2003
252
0521532485
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
From Cambridge University, a fine paperback edition of the classic play that includes an analysis of political and historical themes.
$18.99

The Pre-Raphaelites

GBR181
Timothy Hilton
Thames & Hudson
1988
216
0500201021
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated survey of the Pre-Raphealite painters and their works.
$19.95

A Certain Justice

GBR185
P.D. James
Ballantine Books
2003
431
0345425324
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
A terrific mystery set in London, starring the redoubtable Adam Dagliesh.
$16.00

The Body in the Library

GBR186
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2011
192
0062073613
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
In this Agatha Christie classic, a stylish blonde is found murdered at Grossington Hall and Miss Marple must put her keen observation skills to work to solve the crime.
$13.99

Art of the Celts

CLT02
Lloyd Robert Laing, Jennifer Laing
Thames & Hudson
1992
216
0500202567
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A volume in the acclaimed "World of Art" series, this is a broad introduction to Celtic art, from the 5th century B.C. to 1200 A.D.
$19.95

The Gothic Cathedral

EUR80
Christopher Wilson
Thames & Hudson
2005
304
0500276811
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated overview of gothic cathedrals, their history, design and construction, covering the masterpieces built from the 12th to the 16th century. With photographs and diagrams.
$34.95

A Handful of Dust

GBR190
Evelyn Waugh
Back Bay Books
2012
308
0316216267
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Satirical novel of Britain between the wars originally published in 1934.
$15.99

Art and Society in the Middle Ages

EUR85
Georges Duby
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
2000
128
0745621740
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A study of the relationship between the production of art and the nature of Medieval society.
$30.55

Wales-West Country-Midlands

GBR194
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
1
206100735X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful map of southwestern England and Wales.
$8.95

Sirens Sang of Murder

GBR196
Sarah Caudwell
Dell
1990
277
0440207452
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
A comic mystery set in the Channel Islands by Sarah Caudwell, whose Hilary Tamar mysteries (this is the third in a series of four) have become favorites for their clever plotting and erudite wit.
$7.99

Medieval Art

EUR91
Marilyn Stokstad
Perseus
2004
446
0813341140
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive survey of medieval art throughout Europe.
$80.00

Hadrian, The Restless Emperor

ITL260
Anthony Birley
Routledge
2000
424
0415228123
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An up-to-date, scholarly biography of Hadrian, chronicling the emperor's state, cultural and architectural accomplishments, and personal life (including his homosexual relationship with Antinous).
$46.95

Hadrian's Wall Map

GBR304
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey
2009
2
0319260771
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed, comprehensive map of Hadrian's Wall and surrounding lands at a scale of 1:25,000.
$23.95

Lonely Planet Great Britain

GBR202
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
1056
1743214723
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to Great Britain covering England, Scotland and Wales with extensive information on travel in London.
$29.99

Making of the Middle Ages

EUR105
Richard W. Southern
Yale University Press
1953
0300002300
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of 10th to 13th century Europe, covering culture, politics and major personalites.
$25.00

Persuasion

GBR208
Jane Austen
Penguin Putnam
2003
272
0140434674
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Lyme Regis and Bath, this novel is possibly Austen's most mature finished work. There's particular pleasure for Bath-goers here, as much of the final action unfolds in streets and buildings that exist in Bath to this day.
$7.00

The French Lieutenant's Woman

GBR209
John Fowles
Little Brown and Company
1998
467
0316291161
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This Victorian love story, set in Lyme Regis of 1867, tells the tale of an obscure relationship between Charles Smithson and a mysterious, enigmatic woman.
$16.00

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

GBR676
Thomas Hardy
Penguin Putnam
2003
592
0141439599
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This classic story traces heroine Tess Durbyfield's attempts to overcome social definitions and double standards in late 19th-century Dorset.
$10.00

Wuthering Heights

GBR307
Emily Bronte
Penguin
2002
416
0141439556
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The Yorkshire moors have never been wilder or more conducive to tragedy than in this great romantic novel by Emily Bronte, which concerns an illicit and ill-fated love affair.
$8.00

The Oxford Movement in Context, Anglican High Churchmanship, 1760-1857

GBR215
Peter B. Nockles
Cambridge University Press
1998
216
0521587190
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A highly regarded study of the Oxford Movement and Anglicanism, first published in 1994.
$59.99

Oliver Cromwell Profiles in Power

GBR218
Barry Coward
Longman
1991
204
0582437512
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief, cogent introduction to Cromwell's political career.
$55.95

Worth Looking For

The Perfect London Walk

GRB54
Roger Ebert
Andrews McMeel
1986
123
0836279298
PAPER
0
0
0
1
Heading across London on foot, Ebert crosses hill and dale, making sure to include sites associated with the literati, politicians -- and a few pubs. Delightful.
$0.00

The Age of Shakespeare

GBR11
Francois Laroque
Harry N. Abrams
1993
175
0810928906
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
This pocket-size encyclopedia, an excellent introduction to Elizabethan England, presents Shakespeare, his life, times and legacy in concise essays and well-chosen illustrations.
$12.95

Empire, The British Imperial Experience from 1765 to the Present

GBR80
Denis Judd
Hachette
1998
478
0465019544
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
How the empire affected rulers and the ruled from the American Revolution to the present.
$28.50

A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

EUR15
Guy Mountfort
Houghton Mifflin Company
2001
212
0618166750
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A classic field guide in the Peterson series.
$25.00

Birds of Britain & Europe

EUR49
Hermann Heinzel (Illustrator), Richard Fitter, John Parslow
Trafalgar Square
1998
384
0002198940
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This masterfully organized Collins Pocket Guide, featuring 3,000 color illustrations covers the birds of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
$27.50

James Hutton, the Founder of Modern Geology

GEO07
Scottish Natural Heritage
Aa Balkema
1997
PAPER
0
0
0
1
$28.00

Jamaica Inn

GBR62
Alfred Hitchcock
Baker & Taylor Video
1939
630559256X
DVD
Film
0
0
0
1
Hitchcock's film adaptation of the tale set in 19th-century Cornwall.
$29.99

Collins Complete Guide to British Wildlife

GBR93
P. Sterry
Trafalgar Square
2008
384
0007236832
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A one-volume photographic guide to British wildlife, covering everything from fungi to mammals, including plants, insects, birds and fish. With 1,500 color photographs.
$34.95

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Medicine

EUR63
Roy Porter
Cambridge University Press
1996
400
0521442117
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
1
An authoritative, inclusive history of Western medicine, from antiquity to modern times.
$55.00

Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress

GBR117
Nina Auerbach
Penn State University Press
1999
196
0812235304
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
A powerful psychological profile of the novelist.
$45.00

The Crafts of Britain in the Twentieth Century

GBR119
Tanya Harrod
Yale University Press
1999
496
0300077807
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
An illustrated survey of the British Arts and Crafts movement.
$95.00

The Lake District, Landmark Visitors Guide

GBR141
Landmark Publishing
Hunter Publishing
2004
224
1843061139
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A compact, fully illustrated guide to the Lake District, featuring dozens of maps, visitor attractions, travel information and suggested walks.
$17.95

Insight Compact Guide North York Moors

GBR146
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
1998
0887295878
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A brief, easy-to-carry, and colorful introduction to the North York Moors.
$7.95

Blue Guide Channel Islands

GBR148
Peter McGregor Eadie
W. W. Norton & Company
1998
160
0393317978
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A compact guide to the Channel Islands with a focus on history, culture and architecture. It includes 8 maps and site plans, and travel information.
$19.95

The Lives of the Kings and Queens of England

GBR160
Antonia Fraser
University of California Press
2000
384
0520224604
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
Lady Fraser gathers eight British historians for this engaging, illustrated history of the monarchy from 1066 to the House of Windsor, brimming with personality, incident and scandal.
$39.95

The Invention of Love

GBR165
Tom Stoppard
Grove Press
1998
102
0802135811
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
The writer A.E. Houseman, adrift on the River Styx, meets his younger self, and reflects on a life lived in the shadow of Oscar Wilde. Tom Stoppard's play delivers a powerful, intricate meditation on life, scholarship and the after-life.
$14.00

A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury

GBR169
Edith Pargeter
Trafalgar Square
1992
378
0747233667
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
A historical novel full of medieval battles and disputes over feudal succession.
$14.95

Edith Pargeter, Ellis Peters

GBR170
Margaret Lewis
Aa Balkema
1995
150
1854111299
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
A biography of Edith Pargeter (aka Ellis Peters), as well as a guide to her large catalog of works.
$16.95

Absent Friends

GBR173
Gillian Linscott
St. Martin's Press
1999
208
0312207654
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
1
In this latest installment, Nell Bray solves a murder mystery while waging a campaign race.
$22.95

Treasures of British Art, Tate Gallery

GBR175
Robert Upstone
Abbeville Publishing Group
1996
320
1558597727
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
A comprehensive collection of British art over the past five centuries.
$11.95

The Tempest

BRM07
William Shakespeare
Oxford University Press
2003
258
0198320310
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
Shakespeare's magical play begins with Prospero, the exiled Duke of Milan, summoning a raging storm that leaves his enemies shipwrecked (reminiscent of a shipwreck on Bermuda during Shakespeare's time).
$7.95

The Longitude Prize

GBR193
Joan Dash, Dusan Petricic (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
2000
208
0374346364
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
1
A book for young readers about inventing a device to measure longitude.
$17.00

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Major Works

GBR198
H.J. Jackson, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Oxford University Press
2000
734
0192840436
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
A collection of the greatest writing of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, including "Kubla Khan" and "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." Many of his critical pieces, letters and other writings are also included.
$18.95

Northumbria Walks

GBR303
Jarold Staff
Ordnance Survey
1993
80
0711705526
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
$14.95

Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death

GBR212
M.C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
1999
201
0312966954
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
1
In this installment of the Agatha Raisin series, our heroine has moved to a not-quite-so-quiet village in the Cotswolds, and of course finds her self in the middle of a puzzling murder.
$7.99

London Perceived

GBR310
Evelyn Hofer (Photographer), V. S. Pritchett
David R. Godine
2002
214
1567921485
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
A classic, lyrical celebration of the palaces, parks, people and everyday experience of London. Pritchett's eloquent riffs on the character of the city are accompanied by evocative black-and-white photographs by the superb Evelyn Hofer.
$19.95

English History 1914-1945

GBR219
Alan Taylor
Oxford University Press
1978
737
0198217153
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
1
A volume in the monumental 15-volume Oxford History of England.
$229.75

The Bodleian Library and its Treasures, 1320-1700.

GBR220
David Rogers
Arthur Schwartz & Company
1991
175
085628128X
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
A colorful, fully illustrated introduction to the famous library at Oxford.
$50.00

The Last Detective

GBR314
Peter Lovesey
Soho Press
2000
368
1569472092
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
1
This sophisticated gumshoe novel features an old-fashioned detective, a drowned BBC actress, a pair of stolen Jane Austen letters and a suspenseful chase through the Roman baths of Bath.
$13.00

Bath City Map

GBR317
Geographers' A-Z
Aa Balkema
1
0850396638
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
1
A street plan of Bath at a scale of 1:12,000.
$9.95

Pallas Guide East Anglia: Essex, Suffolk & Norfolk

GBR322
Peter Sager
Trafalgar Square
2002
580
1873429673
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A comprehensive, illustrated guide, with a focus on local culture and history.
$35.00

Pride and Prejudice

GBR324
Jane Austen
Penguin Putnam
1996
384
0140434267
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
Austen's favorite of all her novels, this comedy follows the romantic fortunes of the Bennet sisters, who in the absence of any monetary advantages must win their husbands with wit (Elizabeth), sweetness (Jane) or threat of legal action (Lydia).
$7.95

The History of English Interiors

GBR223
Peter Aprahamian (Photographer), Ann Gore, Alan Gore
Phaidon Press
1995
192
0714834688
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
The first comprehensive history of English interior decoration is collected here in a survey that covers a millennium's worth of styles.
$29.95

Painting in Britain, 1530-1790

GBR225
Ellis Waterhouse
Yale University Press
1994
394
0300058330
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
A comprehensive study of painting of the period, both scholarly and readable.
$38.00

The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain

GBR227
Kenneth O. Morgan (Editor)
Oxford University Press
2000
646
0192893262
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
A sweeping history of Britain with contributions by ten scholars.
$31.95

Passport United Kingdom: Your Pocket Guide to British Business, Customs & Etiquette

GBR230
Timothy Harper, Barbara Szerlip (Editor), Tom Watson (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
1996
96
1885073283
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
A guide to British etiquette and manners.
$6.95

Ivanhoe, A Romance

GBR237
Sir Walter Scott
Signet
2001
512
0451527992
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
A rousing tale of gallantry set in England in the era of Robin Hood.
$5.95

Oxford, A Cultural and Literary Companion

GBR239
David Horan
Interlink Publishing Group
1999
246
1566563488
PAPER
Guidebook
10/15/2013
0
0
0
1
This guide to the city and university focuses on the many writers and historic personalities from King Charles to Shelley, Christopher Wren, Oscar Wilde, Dr. Johnson, Alice of the Looking Glass, and C.S. Lewis.
$15.00

Hugh Casson's Oxford

GBR240
Hugh Casson
Phaidon Press
1998
96
0714838101
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
Paintings and memories of Oxford by an architect and watercolorist.
$14.95

Shakespeare

GBR241
F.E. Halliday
Thames & Hudson
1998
144
0500260214
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
A short, expert biography of the Bard -- illustrated, incisive and compact. Halliday outlines the known events of Shakespeare's life, gives an overview of the Elizabethan era and defends poor Will from the slings and arrows of his detractors.
$12.95

Recollections of a Happy Life, Being the Autobiography of Marianne North

GBR328
Marianne North
University Press of Virginia
1994
400
0813914701
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
1
An illustrated account of the intrepid Victorian traveler, botanist and painter Marianne North.
$25.00

An Illustrated History of the First World War

WAR16
John Keegan
Alfred Knopf
2001
448
037541259X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
1
An illustrated edition of Keegan's outstanding history of the Great War
$50.00

The Pre-Raphaelites, Romance and Realism

ART11
Laurence Des Cars
Harry N. Abrams
2000
128
0810928914
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
A lavishly illustrated pocket-size encyclopedia.
$12.95

A Traveller's History of Oxford

GBR374
Richard Tames
Interlink Publishing Group
2003
224
1566564670
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
A compact history of Oxford from settlement to the present, including its importance in medieval England, founding of the different colleges and brief period as Royalist capital. Tames also discusses the architecture of the colleges and includes biographies of illustrious alumni.
$14.95