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Lark Rise to Candleford
Lark Rise to Candleford
by Flora Thompson
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Flora Thompson (1876????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????1947) wrote what may be the quintessential distillation of English country life at the turn of the twentieth century. In 1945, the three... (read more)

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Farm the True Story of One Family & the English Countryside
Farm the True Story of One Family & the English Countryside
by Richard Benson
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The true story of Richard Benson and his family's move back to the country. He gives us a warm, funny, moving yet unsentimental portrait of life on a fifty-acre Yorkshire smallholding at the turn of a new century. 'A delight, superb. An engaging, tender... (read more)

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Country Series: English Country Gardens (Country)
Country Series: English Country Gardens (Country)
by Ethne Clarke
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In the COUNTRY series, this is an illustrated excursion through the English countryside in summer, from small cottage plots, where old-fashioned flowers live in harmony with vegetables and fruit, to the more spacious gardens of the manor house and the... (read more)

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A Walk Across England: A Walk of 382 Miles in 11 Days from the West Coast to the East Coast of England
A Walk Across England: A Walk of 382 Miles in 11 Days from the West Coast to the East Coast of England
by Richard Long
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This text records Richard Long's 1995 journey on foot from Devon to Suffolk - a walk of 382 miles which took 11 days. In his regular work as an artist, Long uses basic elements from the natural world - stones, mud and water. His walk reveals his... (read more)

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Countryside
Countryside
by Joe Cornish
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Travel to the glorious countryside of England, Wales, and Northern Ireland in this photographic tour of spectacular and varied landscapes. Unforgettable color pictures of the nearly 600,000 acres -- both unspoiled and populated -- owned and preserved by... (read more)

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In Search of England
In Search of England
by H V Morton
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Currently in its 40th printing with its original publisher in the UK, this is the book that one British newspaper has called "travel writing at its best. Bill Bryson must weep when he reads it." Whether describing ruined gothic arches at Glastonbury or... (read more)

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The Thames
The Thames
by Jonathan Schneer
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The Thames, Englands greatest river—for centuries an aid to trade, a stalwart of national defense, a stage for some of Englands greatest historical events, an inspiration to some of Englands best poets and artists, a challenge to engineers. Yet... (read more)

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Nature Tales: Encounters with Britain's Wildlife
Nature Tales: Encounters with Britain's Wildlife
by Michael Allen
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Nature Tales is a charming collection of encounters with the natural world from historic greats to modern household names and from Wildlife Trust supporters to leading naturalists. Including beautifully drawn illustrations and a foreword from Sir... (read more)

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Panoramas of England
Panoramas of England
by Adam Nicolson
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Small villages steeped in charm and majestic mansions surrounded by lush lawns. The moody, mysterious Yorkshire moors and Cornwall's coast, dotted with colorful flowers. From the London skyline to ancient Stonehenge, these panoramic photographs capture... (read more)

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A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain
A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain
by Daniel Defoe
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Between these covers is a whole historical world to travel: a careful abridgment of the great Defoe's classic circuit of England, first published in three volumes in 1724-26, complemented by a wealth of contemporary paintings, sketches, and engravings... (read more)

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Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal (North Yorkshire) (National Trust Guidebooks)
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal (North Yorkshire) (National Trust Guidebooks)
by Mary Mauchline
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The National Trust cares for the finest collection of historic buildings, gardens, parks, landscape and coastline in the world. Its famous and well-respected series of guidebooks provides the essential companion to your visit and a lasting souvenir of... (read more)

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Guide to the Lakes
Guide to the Lakes
by William Wordsworth
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Wordsworth's Guide to the Lakes gives a first-hand account of his feelings about the unique countryside that was the source of his inspiration. He addresses concerns that are relevant today, such as how the growing number of visitors, and the money they... (read more)

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Thames: The Biography
Thames: The Biography
by Peter Ackroyd
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Acclaimed biographer Peter Ackroyd vibrantly resurrects the legendary epic of Camelot in this modern adaptation The names of Arthur, Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere, Galahad, the sword of Excalibur, and the court of Camelot are as recognizable as any from... (read more)

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The English Landscape
The English Landscape
by Bill Bryson
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The English Landscape is a stunning volume of essays and photographs celebrating the breadth, diversity, and delicacy of the English countryside. A distinguished selection of writers such as the Duchess of Devonshire, Richard Mabey, Anna Parord... (read more)

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Iconic Britain
Iconic Britain
by Visitbritain
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In a selection of stunning photographs, Iconic Britain captures the colorful contrasts of today’s Britain: a cosmopolitan, modern nation presided over by a historic monarch; a country of contemporary culture and design, yet alive with time-honored... (read more)

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Thames: The Biography
Thames: The Biography
by Peter Ackroyd
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In this perfect companion to London: The Biography, Peter Ackroyd once again delves into the hidden byways of history, describing the river's endless allure in a journey overflowing with characters, incidents, and wry observations. Thames: The Biography... (read more)

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Isolarion: A Different Oxford Journey
Isolarion: A Different Oxford Journey
by James Attlee
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Through the centuries, people from all walks of life have heard the siren call of a pilgrimage, the lure to journey away from the familiar in search of understanding. But is a pilgrimage even possible these days for city-dwellers enmeshed in the... (read more)

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Childerley: Nature and Morality in a Country Village (Morality and Society)
Childerley: Nature and Morality in a Country Village (Morality and Society)
by Michael Mayerf Bell
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In Childerley a twelfth-century church rises above the rolling quilt of pastures and grain fields. Volvos and tractors share the winding country roads. Here, in this small village two hours from London, stockbrokers and stock-keepers live side by side in... (read more)

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The Most Beautiful Villages of England
The Most Beautiful Villages of England
by James Bentley
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History, location, and local building materials have etched the distinct character of each region onto each village. Honey-colored cottages form peaceful Cotswold communities; splendid thatched roofs sweep over eaves and windows in the villages of... (read more)

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Childerley: Nature and Morality in a Country Village (Morality and Society)
Childerley: Nature and Morality in a Country Village (Morality and Society)
by Michael Mayerf Bell
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In Childerley a twelfth-century church rises above the rolling quilt of pastures and grain fields. Volvos and tractors share the winding country roads. Here, in this small village two hours from London, stockbrokers and stock-keepers live side by side in... (read more)

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