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Great Hikes of Wales, the Lake District & Scotland

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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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Essential Reading Package-EXGRB72

Buy these 4 items as a set for $84 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

The Wild Places

GBR893
Robert Macfarlane
Penguin Putnam
2008
340
0143113933
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
MacFarlane climbs, walks and swims by day and spends his nights sleeping on cliff-tops and in ancient meadows and wildwoods in this marvelous exploration of the nature of the British Isles.
$16.00

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

Highlands: Scotland's Wild Heart

SCT247
Laurie Campbell (Photographer), Stephen Moss
Bloomsbury USA
2016
272
1472919009
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A nature writer and a nature photographer document the lives of a diverse group of wild animals, from golden eagles and red stags to bottlenose dolphins and orcas, over the course of a year in the harsh but stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands.
$40.00

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

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

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

Rough Guide Lake District

GBR364
Jules Brown
Rough Guides
2017
296
0241256119
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An informative, British-produced guide to the Lake Country with an overview of history, culture and nature.
$21.99

Scotland

SCT232
Chris Townsend
Cicerone
2013
560
1852844426
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Cicerone’s expert guide to the entire country of Scotland includes area-by-area descriptions of mountain treks, walks and ski tours, from Cairngorm National Park to the Isle of Skye and through the varied lush landscapes of this wildly beautiful country.
$39.95

A Concise History of Wales

GRB124
Geraint H. Jenkins
Cambridge University Press
2007
345
0521530717
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This brief, authoritative history of Wales and Welsh identity from prehistory to the present is by Garaint Jenkins, longtime director of the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies.
$30.99

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

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

The Highland Clans

SCT164
Alistair Moffat
Thames & Hudson
2013
176
0500290849
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This excellent compact history of the Scottish Highland clans brings to life their leaders, traditions, families and heroic deeds with color illustrations, photos, a clan map and an alphabetical family list.
$15.95

Wild Coast

GRB248
Marianne Taylor
Bloomsbury USA
2015
208
1408181789
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A celebration of Britain's magnificent coast through authoritative text and oversized color photographs. Taylor not only captures the island's sheer limestone crags and rocky shores but also the coastline’s wildlife habitats, where terns and plovers bicker and wildflowers crown clifftop meadows.
$34.00

Highland Retreats, The Architecture and Interior Decoration of Scotland's Romantic North

SCT263
Mary Miers
Random House
2017
288
0847844765
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
The Highlands' most Romantic homes are placed side-by-side in this groundbreaking architectural overview. Readers even take a glimpse at their unique Scottish decoration (think: tartan patterns, arms and armor). A unique way to experience the Highlands.
$65.00

This Land

GRB340
Roly Smith, Joe Cornish (Photographer)
Quarto
2016
256
071123504X
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In this striking coffee table collection, showcasing Britain's diverse landscape, the authors reflect on how the British have shaped the land over thousands of years. With a foreword by Bill Bryson.
$45.00

A Writer's House in Wales

GBR325
Jan Morris
National Geographic
2002
192
0792265238
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this extended essay, Morris uses her much-loved 18th-century house as a point of departure for a meditation on Welsh identity.
$20.00

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

Ten White Geese

GRB121
Gerbrand Bakker
Penguin Putnam
2013
230
0143122673
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A scholar rents a farm in rural Wales. In an eerie, depopulated wilderness she finds 10 geese that start to disappear, one by one. Bakker is a celebrated Dutch novelist and winner of the 2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.
$15.00

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 Britain, An Introduction to Familiar Species of England, Scotland & Wales

GBR803
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2004
1583552383
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-up, laminated card featuring color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered Britain birds.
$7.95

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