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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 keen observations.
$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

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 handsome edition, featuring Gavin's line drawings, brings together Ring of Bright Water (1960), The Rocks Remain (1963) and Raven Meet Thy Brother (1969). With cottages available to rent), Eilean Ban ('White Island'), nestled beneath the Isle of Skye bridge, is today a museum and nature preserve.
$19.95

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

More Books

Far Afield

ICL08
Susanna Kaysen
Vintage Books
1994
338
0679753761
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Susanna Kaysen's charming novel about a social anthropologist off on a grant to study the residents of the Faroes wonderfully evokes the people, culture and windswept landscapes of the North Atlantic archipelago.
$17.00

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

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

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

Scotland, A Concise History

SCT15
Fitzroy MacLean, Magnus Linklater (Contributor)
Thames & Hudson
2012
248
0500282331
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This richly illustrated survey brings Scottish history up to the present through its romantic figures and bloody battles. With 250 well-integrated illustrations, this revised fourth edition includes a newly added chapter on Scotland’s place in the 21st century.
$19.95

A History of Scotland

SCT16
J.D. Mackie
Penguin Putnam
1978
380
0140136495
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic -- and admirably concise -- history of Scotland. Mackie reveals how the Scots long pursued an independent line -- -n religion, law, culture and foreign policy -- that helped them keep at bay the Romans, the French and the English.
$20.00

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

SCT07
Samuel Johnson, James Boswell
Penguin
1984
429
0140432213
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Written when Johnson was 63 and Boswell 32 in 1773 (when they had been friends for ten years), these travel journals were the result of a three-month trip to Scotland. Johnson observed Scotland, and Boswell observed Johnson.
$18.00

The Steel Bonnets

SCT04
George MacDonald Fraser
Skyhorse
2008
416
160239265X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MacDonald Fraser captures the celebrated mayhem, blood and glory of the Anglo-Scottish border raids in rich and entertaining detail.
$17.99

The Mabinogion

GBR67
Jeffrey Gantz (Translator)
Penguin
1976
310
0140443223
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These eleven Welsh stories, beautiful in their strangeness, combine fact with fantasy, myth with history and folklore, into one of the great Welsh epics, the only Welsh collection that survived.
$14.00

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

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 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

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

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

Mary Queen of Scots

SCT01
Antonia Fraser
Bantam Doubleday
1993
613
038531129X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This richly readable biography, the story of a legend who was loved even en route to her death, illuminates Mary's age as well as the figure herself.
$20.00

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

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

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

Kidnapped

SCT02
Robert Louis Stevenson
Penguin
2007
240
0141441798
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
With great feeling for the Scottish landscape, history, and the local atmosphere, this classic tale of the conflict between Lowlanders and Highlanders mirrors the split sympathies of the author himself.
$10.00

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

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

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

An Innocent in Ireland, Curious Rambles and Singular Encounters

IRE22
David W. McFadden
McClelland and Stewart
1995
320
0771055277
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The determinedly eccentric Canadian poet and essayist McFadden abandons a more ambitious journey and simply walks the countryside, exploring modern day Irish character as well as Ireland's history.
$18.95

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

Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe

EUR18
Henri Pirenne
Harvest Books
1956
224
0156275333
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Pirenne, an important economic historian, traces the economic and social development of Western Europe from the end of the Roman Empire to the middle of the 15th century in this classic book, first published in 1936.
$15.95

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

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

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

Fodor's Exploring Scotland

SCT09
Gilbert Summers
Fodor's
2007
288
1400015081
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
With its many photographs, detailed descriptions and practical information, this compact guide covers Scotland in style.
$22.00

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

Final Rounds, A Father, a Son, the Golf Journey of a Lifetime

GOL02
James Dodson
Bantam Doubleday
1997
272
0553375644
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Golf magazine columnist Dodson tells the heartfelt story of a trip with his father, during his father's final months, to the great courses of Scotland and England.
$16.00

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

Tales of the Seal People, Scottish Folk Tales

SCT18
Chad McCail, Duncan Williamson
Interlink Publishing Group
1992
160
0940793997
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Scottish folk tales featuring Silkies -- the seal people who can take human shape.
$24.95

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

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

Scotland Map M 501

SCT12
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2067174991
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A clear, colorful road map at a scale of 1:400,000.
$11.95

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

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

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

Wildflowers of Britain and Europe

EUR46
Margaret and Roland Spohn
Gardners Books
2008
320
140810153X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
Over 450 species of wild flower are covered, each beautifully illustrated with detailed paintings and clear photographs.
$21.95

James Hutton, the Founder of Modern Geology

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

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

A Traveller's History of Scotland

GBR40
Andrew Fisher
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
256
1566567564
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This brief history of Scotland through the 1990s is wide-ranging, accessible and necessarily condensed. With a useful chronology, a list of monarchs and a historical gazetteer, this book marches confidently through the centuries.
$14.95

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

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

Therapy: A Novel

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

Off in a Boat, Hebridean Voyage

GBR66
Neil Miller Gunn
Ivan Dee
1990
348
0941533980
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Gunn captures the romance and exhilaration of small boat travel in this enchanting account of a 1930s voyage through the Hebrides, interweaving his own adventures with history and lore.
$18.95

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

Rob Roy

SCT20
Sir Walter Scott
Penguin
1995
501
0140435549
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Adventure in the highlands of 18th-century Scotland starring the dashing outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor. Part of the "Penguin Classics" series, this book contains explanatory notes and an introduction that sets it in its historical context.
$13.00

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

The Crofter and the Laird

SCT23
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1978
159
0374514658
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
McPhee packs up his family and returns to his ancestral land on the Isle of Colonsay in this lyrical, appreciative portrait of place and traditional ways of life in the Hebrides.
$16.00

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

An Innocent in Scotland, More Curious Rambles and Singular Encounters

SCT28
David W. McFadden
McClelland and Stewart
1999
346
0771055285
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A sequel to his rambles in Ireland, McFadden again taps local lore, personality and history in this most entertaining journey through Scotland.
$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

A Welsh Childhood

GBR132
Alice Thomas Ellis, Patrick Sutherland (Photographer)
Moyer Bell
2000
186
1559212837
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
1
0
An autobiographical set of stories and observations by a Welsh novelist, capturing day-to-day life in the countryside. Complemented by black-and-white photographs, this handsome edition evokes the culture, life and landscapes of Penaenmawr in North Wales.
$24.95

Modern Wales, A Concise History

GBR133
Gareth Elwyn Jones
Cambridge University Press
1994
395
0521469457
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, informative survey of the recent history of Wales. This highly regarded book covers the economic, political and educational factors that have shaped present day Wales.
$49.99

Travelers' Tales Thailand

TLD04
Larry Habegger (Editor), James O'Reilly (Editor)
Traveler's Tales
2002
488
1885211759
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
1
Organized around broad themes, this terrific anthology -- mixing travelogue, journalism, essays and fiction -- offers an astute glimpse into Thai culture by writers including Norman Lewis and Pico Iyer.
$18.95

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