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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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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

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

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

A Northern Coast to Coast Walk: From St. Bees to Robin Hood's Bay

GBR533
Terry Marsh
Cicerone
2010
238
1852845058
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A full-color guide to walking northern England, west coast to east and vice-versa, with information on nature, history, culture and accommodations.
$21.95

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

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

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

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

The Making of the English Working Class

GBR417
Edward P. Thompson
Random House
1966
864
0394703227
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A magnificent history of 19th-century England and the construction of the class system, essential to understanding the social makeup of the country over the last 150 years.
$25.00

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 Victorians

GBR396
A.N. Wilson
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
724
0393325431
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A dazzling survey of the personalities, obessions and follies of an imperial age.
$24.95

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

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

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

Great Tales from English History

GBR689
Robert Lacey
Back Bay Books
2007
320
0316067571
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Lacey brings history to life through a series of instructive, entertaining profiles of personalities, well-known and obscure.
$18.00

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 ke
$18.50

The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals

GBR197
Dorothy Wordsworth, Pamela Woof (Editor)
Oxford University Press
2008
368
0199536872
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The journals of Dorothy Wordsworth from Dove Cottage. With rich detail, she observes the natural beauty of the Lake District region and her time spent with her brother William and their friend Coleridge.
$12.95

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

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

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 Portable Romantic Poets

GBR346
Norman Holmes Pearson, W.H. Auden (Editor)
Penguin Putnam
1972
540
0140150528
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This is the anthology to take along on a trip to Italy's Cinque Terra, England's Lake District or any other classic haunt of the romantic poets. This selection includes works by all the masters (and even an occasional mistress).
$20.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 woul
$7.99

Ring of Bright Water, A Trilogy

SCT17
Gavin Maxwell
David R. Godine
2011
352
156792400X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This magical book, treasured by generations of parents and children, is best known for its portrayal of otters -- and the naturalist who loves them. But Maxwell's descriptions of the Scottish coast, and other wildlife, are equally captivating. This handso
$19.95

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

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
$29.99

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 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

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

More Books

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

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

The Age of Bede

GBR552
J.F. Webb (Translator), D.H. Farmer (Translator)
Penguin
1998
288
014044727X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This selection of writings from the sixth and seventh century provides insight into the early history of the Christian Church in England and Ireland.
$15.00

The Age of Revolution, 1789-1848

GBR418
Eric J. Hobsbawm
Vintage Books
1996
356
0679772537
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A trenchant account of society’s vast transformation wrought by the French Revolution and Britain’s Industrial Revolution.
$17.00

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

The Agricola and the Germania

EUR182
Tacitus, Harold Mattingly (Translator), S.A. Handford (Translator)
Penguin
2010
121
014045540X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Two texts of classical antiquity by Tacitus. Agricola is a eulogy for his father-in-law, the governor of Roman Britain. Germania is one of the earliest and most extensive account of the early Germanic World
$15.00

Albion, The Origins of the British Imagination

GBR543
Peter Ackroyd
Doubleday
2004
560
0385497733
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this extended essay novelist and historian Peter Ackroyd meditates on English identity and its meaning for English writers, painters and composers.
$22.00

All Things Bright and Beautiful

GBR554
James Herriot
St. Martin's Press
1998
384
1250058120
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Yorkshire veterinarian Herriot describes the adventures and experiences of his career as he tends to sick cattle, pregnant ewes, ailing dogs and their eccentric owners, in a celebration of the relationships between humans and animals.
$15.99

All Things Wise and Wonderful

GBR553
James Herriot
St. Martin's Press
1998
448
250063493
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Another memoir from beloved veternarian and author James Herriot, this time recounting his experiences during World War II as he trains for the Royal Air Force and returns home to Yorkshire whenever possible to see his pregnant wife, Helen.
$15.99

The Anatomy of Melancholy

GBR447
Robert Burton
NYRB
2001
1392
0940322668
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The 17th-century examination of melancholy.
$29.95

Anglo-Saxon England

GBR542
Frank M. Stenton
Oxford University Press
2001
811
0192801392
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A standard history, first published in 1943.
$35.00

The Aran Islands

IRE26
J.M. Synge, Tim Robinson (Introduction)
Penguin
1992
208
0140184325
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A much-loved turn-of-the-century account of the islands (as contrasted with mainland Ireland), drenched in the Celtic soul of the Irish.
$16.00

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

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 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

As You Like It

TTR06
Paul Werstine (Editor), Barbara Mowat (Editor), William Shakespeare
Washington Square Press
2004
320
074348486X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Part of the New Folger Library Shakespeare Series, Shakespeare's full text with a scene by scene prose summary and critical analysis.
$5.99

Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare, A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying the Works of Shakespeare

GBR434
Isaac Asimov
Gramercy
2003
1536
0517268256
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
1
A useful companion to the Bard's plays with synopses and commentary for 38 works.
$24.99

Atonement

GBR370
Ian McEwan
Doubleday
2003
351
038572179X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A deeply engrossing family saga, evocatively set in Britain.
$16.00

The Authentic Shakespeare: And other Problems of the Early Modern Stage

GBR616
Stephen Orgel
Routledge
2002
276
041591213X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A collection of fifteen essays on the Renaissance stage.
$44.95

Barchester Towers

GBR440
Anthony Trollope
Penguin
1993
576
0140432035
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Trollope's 1857 sequel to The Warden, the second installment in the Chronicles of Bersetshire.
$14.00

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

The Battle of Britain, The Myth and Reality

WAR28
Richard Overy
W. W. Norton & Company
2002
192
0393322971
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Renowned war historian Richard Overy's reassessment of the Battle of Britain.
$17.95

The Beggar's Opera

GBR460
John Gay, T.O. Treadwell (Editor)
Penguin
1987
128
0140432205
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Written in 1728, Gay's ballad opera is satirical look at 18th-century London.
$13.00

Beowulf

SCN27
Seamus Heaney
W. W. Norton & Company
2001
215
0393320979
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A best-selling, critically acclaimed verse translation of the seminal Anglo-Saxon epic, which tells of a Scandinavian hero's bravery in defending Denmark from the monster Grendel. Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney translated.
$15.95

Bess of Hardwick, Empire Builder

GBR679
Mary S. Lovell
W. W. Norton & Company
2007
576
0393330133
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Chronicles the life of a sixteenth-century impoverished nobleman's daughter who rose to become one of England's most wealthy and powerful women.
$29.95

Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden, Drought-Resistant Planting Through the Year

GRD01
Steven Wooster (Photographer), Beth Chatto
Aa Balkema
2002
192
0711214255
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
British horticulturist Beth Chatto shows fellow green-thumbs how to get their flowers to bloom in gravelly, sandy soil.
$35.00

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

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

Blue Guide Museums and Galleries of London

GBR524
Malcolm Rogers
W. W. Norton & Company
2005
493
0393327299
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide for the diehard arthound.
$27.95

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 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

A Bone of Contention

GBR628
Susanna Gregory
Little Brown and Company
2003
288
0751520225
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The second chronicle in Susanna Gregory's series featuring medieval detective Matthew Bartholomew.
$14.95

Bradt Guide Eccentric Britain

GBR586
Benedict le Vay
Bradt Publications
2011
384
1841621226
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A characteristically informative guide in the Bradt style and a rollicking tour through some of Britain's more bizarre oddities, including, yes, the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships.
$24.99

Bradt Guide Eccentric Britain

GBR586
Benedict le Vay
Bradt Publications
2011
384
1841621226
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A characteristically informative guide in the Bradt style and a rollicking tour through some of Britain's more bizarre oddities, including, yes, the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships.
$24.99

Brick Lane, A Novel

GBR505
Monica Ali
Scribner
2004
432
0743243315
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A richly imagined Booker-Prize nominated novel set in London's South Asian community.
$17.00

Britain Since 1945, The People's Peace

GBR551
Kenneth O. Morgan
Oxford University Press
2001
648
0192802259
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
A modern history by the prolific author.
$35.00

British Isles Map, Great Britain and Ireland

GBR07
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2008
1
2067170279
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful and accurate map of both Great Britain and Ireland, at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

The British Isles, A History of Four Nations

GBR88
Hugh Kearney
Cambridge University Press
2012
324
0521608503
PAPER
History
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

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

The Canterbury Tales (In Modern English)

GBR250
Geoffrey Chaucer, Nevill Coghill (Translator)
Penguin
2003
504
0140424385
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A Penguin Classics edition of the cornerstone of medieval English literature, Chaucer's unfinished tales of pilgrims en route to Canterbury.
$11.00

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

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

Celtic Prayers from Iona

SCT21
J. Philip Newell
Paulist Press
1997
96
0809104881
HARD COVER
Religion
0
0
0
0
While wardens on the island, Philip Newell and his wife were inspired by Gaelic prayer and the poems of the 19th-century Scotsman Alexander Carmichael. To spread their appreciation for the art form, they developed this handsome book of prayers.
$14.95

The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

CLT03
Barry W. Cunliffe
Oxford University Press
2003
161
0192804189
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, revealing social history of the Celts by a reigning authority and popular writer.
$11.95

Central Cambridge: A Guide to the University and Colleges

GBR468
Kevin Taylor
Cambridge University Press
1994
98
0521459133
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
An introduction to Cambridge University, its history and architecture, with helpful maps and illustrations, perfect for the visitor or prospective student. Published by (naturally) Cambridge University Press.
$15.99

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

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

SCT24
Alan Crawford
Thames & Hudson
1995
216
0500202834
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A heavily illustrated, compact survey of the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
$24.95

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

A Christmas Carol

GBR235
Charles Dickens
Bantam Doubleday
1999
102
0553212443
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The famous tale by the Victorian master, here with watercolor and colored-pencil illustrations.
$3.95

Churchill, The Unexpected Hero

GBR579
Paul Addison
Oxford University Press
2004
308
0199297436
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of Churchill focusing on his personal traits and reputation.
$31.50

Civil Wars, A Military History of England, Scotland and Ireland, 1638-1660

GBR549
John P. Kenyon (Editor), Jane H. Ohlmeyer (Editor), J.S. Morrill (Editor)
Oxford University Press
2002
416
019280278X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
A nicely illustrated military history of the British and Irish Civil Wars by a team of noted specialists.
$19.95

Clara's Grand Tour, Travels With a Rhinoceros in Eighteenth-century Europe

FRN536
Glynis Ridley
Grove Press
2006
240
0802142338
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The entertaining history of an Indian rhinoceros named Clara, who was brought to Europe in 1741 by a Dutch sea captain and toured for seventeen years, to the delight of several heads of state.
$12.00

Coast to Coast, St. Bees to Robin Hood's Bay

GBR672
Henry Stedman
Trailblazer
2016
288
1905864744
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact guide covers in detail the popular walk from the Irish Sea to the North Sea.
$19.95

Codebreakers, the Inside Story of Bletchley Park

WAR46
Alan Stripp (Editor), F.H. Hinsley (Editor)
Oxford University Press
2001
352
0192801325
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The "inside story" of the British codebreakers who cracked the German Enigma code and turned the tide of World War II, as told by 27 of the codebreakers themselves.
$19.95

The Collected Stories

GBR134
Dylan Thomas
New Directions Publishing Corporation
1986
384
0811209989
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A wonderful collection of short stories by the celebrated Welsh author and poet. These imaginative stories are well worth re-reading for their vivid characters, sense of place and, especially, Thomas's elegant prose.
$16.95

The Collects of Thomas Cramner

GBR448
Frederick C. Barbee, Paul F. Zahl (Editor)
Aa Balkema
1998
139
0802838456
HARD COVER
Religion
0
0
0
1
First appearing as The Book of Common Prayer, in 1549, this volume compiles the short Anglican prayers composed by Thomas Cramner.
$17.00

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

Color for Adventurous Gardeners

GRD08
Jonathan Buckley (Photographer), Christopher Lloyd
Firefly Books
2001
192
1552975304
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Practical advice on how to maximize the impact of color in your garden.
$19.95

The Comedy of Errors

GBR431
William Shakespeare
Washington Square Press
2005
272
0743484886
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Part of the New Folger Library Shakespeare Series.
$5.99

Companion Guide Edinburgh and the Borders Country

SCT19
A.J. Youngson
Boydell & Brewer
2001
420
1900639386
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive introduction to the history, culture and architecture of Edinburgh.
$34.95

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 Pelican Shakespeare

GBR618
Stephen Orgel (Editor), William Shakespeare
Penguin Putnam
2002
1808
0141000589
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A classic one-volume collection of all of Shakespeare's plays and poems produced by Penguin.
$75.00

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

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

A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court

GBR326
Mark Twain
Penguin
1977
410
0140430644
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Twain's comic 1889 novel contains some discussion of the merits of monarchy.
$10.00

Cotswold Cycling Map

GBR491
Goldeneye
MapLink
2001
2
1859651305
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map with a focus on cycling routes.
$10.95

The Cotswold Way

GBR588
Bob Hayne, Tricia Hayne
Trailblazer
2016
216
1905864701
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the British series, this fully revised and re-walked second edition includes 44 large-scale walking maps and places to stay and to eat along the 102-mile national trail, which runs from Chipping Campden to Bath.
$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

The New Neotropical Companion

GPS11
J.C. Kricher, Mark Plotkin (Introduction)
Princeton University Press
2017
448
0691115257
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
From plants and animals to birds and bugs, it's all here in this wonderfully written overview of the ecology, habitats, plants and animals of Central and South America. A revised second edition.
$35.00

Worth Looking For

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 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