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Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914

Written by Adrian Gilbert


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $9.99

Winston Churchill described the opening campaign of World War I as ‘a drama never surpassed’. The titanic clash of Europe’s armies in 1914 is one the great stories of 20th-century history, and one in which the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) would play a notable part.

 

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Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914
Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914
Written by Adrian Gilbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849088596
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Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914

Written by Adrian Gilbert


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $25.95

Winston Churchill described the opening campaign of World War I as ‘a drama never surpassed’. The titanic clash of Europe’s armies in 1914 is one the great stories of 20th-century history, and one in which the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) would play a notable part.

 

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Edwardian Fashion 1900-14
Edwardian Fashion 1900-14
Written by Daniel Milford-Cottam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814047
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Edwardian Fashion 1900-14

Written by Daniel Milford-Cottam


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Renowned for its graciousness and elegance, the fashions of the 1910s would undergo some quite revolutionary changes. In the early years of Edward VII’s reign fashionable ladies wore delicately colored, flower-and-lace-trimmed trailing gowns over tight corsets, accessorized by elaborate hairstyles. Women scoured the new fashion magazines to see the new designs... Read more >
Edwardian Fashion

Written by Daniel Cottam


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Fashion in the Edwardian period underwent some quite revolutionary changes. The delicately coloured, flower-and-lace-trimmed trailing gowns and elaborate hairstyles worn by tightly corseted fashionable ladies in the early years of Edward VII’s reign would transform into the boldly coloured, dramatically stylized Eastern-inspired kimono wraps, slender hobble skirts, ankle-skimming tunic dresses and... Read more >
Garden Cities

Written by Sarah Rutherford


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Garden Cities: the phrase is redolent of Arts and Crafts values and nineteenth-century utopianism. But despite being the culmination of a range of influential movements, and having global influence themselves, in fact there were only ever two true, self-contained Garden Cities in England - far more numerous were Garden Suburbs and... Read more >
London's Royal Parks

Written by Paul Rabbitts


Format: eBook, 104 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

This book tells the history of London’s royal parks and how they have evolved from private hunting grounds and gardens into public spaces and venues for great events. In some cases, the parks were royally owned as long ago as the Norman conquest, and several of them were acquired by Henry... Read more >
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Spas and Spa Visiting

Written by Ian Rotherham


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

The spa came into its own in Georgian Britain, with thousands flocking to take the waters at towns such as Bath, Cheltenham and Tunbridge Wells. As these towns grew, mixing with fashionable society became probably more important than seeking the benefits of bathing, which in any case often involved immersion in...

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The Victorian Gardener

Written by Caroline Ikin
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Over the course of the nineteenth century gardening came to be considered a respectable profession, providing a means to an education, a good chance of advancement and decent working conditions. The hierarchy of the garden staff became just as regimented as that of domestic servants, and progression was attained by hard... Read more >
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Written by Greg Malone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307401342
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
The True Story of Newfoundland's Confederation with Canada
Written by Greg Malone


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $22.00

The true story, drawn from official documents and hours of personal interviews, of how Newfoundland and Labrador joined Confederation and became Canada's tenth province in 1949. A rich cast of characters--hailing from Britain, America, Canada and Newfoundland--battle it out for the prize of the resource-rich, financially solvent, militarily strategic island. The... Read more >
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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934
Written by George Bradshaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402578
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Bradshaw's International Air Guide, 1934

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $15.95

First published in 1934, this facsimile reproduction captures air travel's exhilarating golden age when ordinary citizens took to the skies and the Bradshaw guides were the most popular handbooks of the day in planning trips in Great Britain by airplane. It includes information on international airports, passenger fares, timetables and features... Read more >
Elizabeth of York
Elizabeth of York
Written by Alison Weir
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345521361
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Elizabeth of York
A Tudor Queen and Her World
Written by Alison Weir


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $30.00

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Many are familiar with the story of the much-married King Henry VIII of England and the celebrated reign of his daughter, Elizabeth I. But it is often forgotten that the life of the first Tudor queen, Elizabeth of York, Henry’s mother and Elizabeth’s grandmother, spanned one of England’s... Read more >
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Elizabeth of York
Elizabeth of York
Written by Alison Weir
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521385
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Elizabeth of York
A Tudor Queen and Her World
Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $14.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Many are familiar with the story of the much-married King Henry VIII of England and the celebrated reign of his daughter, Elizabeth I. But it is often forgotten that the life of the first Tudor queen, Elizabeth of York, Henry’s mother and Elizabeth’s grandmother, spanned one of England’s... Read more >
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The Heir Apparent
The Heir Apparent
Written by Jane Ridley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400062553
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The Heir Apparent
A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Written by Jane Ridley


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $35.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE BOSTON GLOBE

This richly entertaining biography chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria’s firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has... Read more >
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The Heir Apparent
The Heir Apparent
Written by Jane Ridley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812994759
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The Heir Apparent
A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Written by Jane Ridley


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $17.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE BOSTON GLOBE

This richly entertaining biography chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria’s firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has... Read more >
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Balloon View of London, 1851
Balloon View of London, 1851
Written by Banks & Co.
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402530
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Balloon View of London, 1851

Written by Banks & Co.


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $9.95

This beautiful color view of London looks from the perspective of an aerial balloon, looking southwards from Hampstead. Printed in 1851, it shows the brand new Crystal Palace - erected to house the Great Exhibition - as well as the early London railways, Victorian Oxford Street, the Tower and eight of... Read more >
Things a Woman Wants to Know
with an illustrated section on the folding of serviettes
Written by Isobel of Home Notes


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $10.95

This book of handy hints for the new housewife was first published in the Edwardian era, and includes recipes, medical advice, fashion tips and the dangers that can lurk in the home (e.g. the unhealthiness of carpets and the poisonous colors of wallpaper). In this new edition, the most unusual entertaining... Read more >
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon, Read by Wanda McCaddon
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148481
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
Read by Wanda McCaddon


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $20.00

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes’s Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell.  In this transporting companion piece to the New York Times bestseller Lady Almina...

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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385344968
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

Written by The Countess of Carnarvon


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $15.99

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes’s Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell.  In this transporting companion piece to the New York Times bestseller Lady Almina...

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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385344975
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

Written by The Countess of Carnarvon


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $9.99

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes’s Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell.  In this transporting companion piece to the New York Times bestseller Lady Almina...

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The Women of the Real Downton Abbey
The Women of the Real Downton Abbey
Written by Countess Fiona Carnarvon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804140874
Our Price: $19.99
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The Women of the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey; Lady Catherine, the Earl and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by Countess Fiona Carnarvon


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $19.99

This collection, available exclusively as an ebook, brings together two tales of Highclere Castle, the grand estate that serves as the central character for the hit PBS show Downton Abbey, from the current Countess of Carnarvon. A New York Times bestseller, Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey contrasts the splendor of... Read more >
British Film Studios
British Film Studios
Written by Kiri Walden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812845
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British Film Studios

Written by Kiri Walden


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

 This history of British film studios will open the doors on the glamour, gossip, trials and tribulations of film-making in Britain, starting with the early development of film in Britain and bringing the story up to date with the current renaissance of film production in the UK. With a chapter on... Read more >
The British Sailor of the Second World War
The British Sailor of the Second World War
Written by Angus Konstam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812371
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The British Sailor of the Second World War

Written by Angus Konstam


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $12.95

This title tells the dramatic story of how the Royal Navy transformed ordinary citizens into first-rate and fearless sailors and navy personnel during World War II. It covers how they were recruited and trained, and how they endured life at sea in hostile waters, protecting convoys in the Atlantic, hunting submarines... Read more >
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The British Sailor of the Second World War

Written by Angus Konstam


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $7.95

This title tells the dramatic story of how the Royal Navy transformed ordinary citizens into first-rate and fearless sailors and navy personnel during World War II. It covers how they were recruited and trained, and how they endured life at sea in hostile waters, protecting convoys in the Atlantic, hunting submarines... Read more >
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Map of the British Empire, 1905
Map of the British Empire, 1905
Written by Algernon Methuen
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402509
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Map of the British Empire, 1905

Written by Algernon Methuen


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $9.95

The dawn of the twentieth century was the height of the British Empire and this map is a beautiful visual history of the 11 million square miles which was home to 400 million citizens of the crown. This full color reproduction of the contemporary 1905 world map shows details of global trade including... Read more >
Historical Map of Tudor London, c.1520
Historical Map of Tudor London, c.1520
Written by Historic Towns Trust
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402516
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Historical Map of Tudor London, c.1520
A detailed street map of...
Written by Historic Towns Trust


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $9.95

The capital city c.1520 during the reign of Henry VIII showing major streets, lanes, churches, great houses, monasteries and public buildings. This map reveals medieval London at its most impressive, before the city was overwhelmed by a massive population explosion. Read more >
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