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    The Magic of the Saltmarsh Coast

    By Kelvin Brown

    Paperback £7.99

    The Saltmarsh Coast is 75 miles of largely undiscovered Essex, stretching from Stow Maries in the south to Salcott in the north, with some wonderful walking on the top of the sea walls amid some marvellous scenery. Mixed in with the salty air and cries of sea birds are hundreds...

    England's Lost Lake: The Story of Whittlesea Mere

    By Paul Middleton

    Paperback £8.50

    Whittlesea Mere – one of the wonders of Huntingdonshire! The historic county of Huntingdonshire has much to recommend it, and one of its lost treasures is brought back to life in this welcome updated and substantially expanded edition of a study first published in 1987. The Mere was the largest...

    From Morality to Mayhem

    By Julian Lovelock

    Paperback £20.00

    An engaging literary examination of the school story, exploring the development and social significance of the genre from Tom Brown to Harry Potter.

    Viceroys

    By Christopher Lee

    Hardback £20.46

    Viceroys tells the important story of the British aristocracy sent to govern India during the reigns of five British monarchs and the role it played in the shaping of the modern British identity.

    Portraiture in South Asia since the Mughals

    By Crispin Branfoot

    Hardback £62.46

    One of the most remarkable artistic achievements of the Mughal Empire was the emergence in the early seventeenth century of portraits of identifiable individuals, unprecedented in both South Asia and the Islamic world.

    RCP 9: Simples and Rarities Suitable and Honourable to the College

    By Anonymous

    Paperback £9.66

    The Royal College of Physicians celebrates its 500th anniversary in 2018, and to observe this landmark is publishing this series of ten books. Each of the books focuses on fifty themed elements that have contributed to making the RCP what it is today, together adding up to 500 reflections on...

    A James Connolly Reader

    By James Connolly

    Paperback £12.65

    A stirring collection of James Connolly''s most important speeches and writing.

    Cambridge Library Collection - Maritime Exploration

    By Thomas Forrest

    Paperback £28.12

    In 1774, East India Company employee Thomas Forrest c.1729-c.1802 embarked on a year-long voyage to explore the archipelago between Malaysia and New Guinea, in a small boat with a local crew. This 1779 publication describes the islands he visited, their people, and colonial trade, particularly in spices.

    Cambridge Library Collection - Education

    By Maria Grey

    Paperback £23.69

    In this 1889 work, the educationalist and feminist Maria Grey looks back, offering to the young 'the results of her life's thought and experience', and endeavouring to help late-Victorian school-leavers answer the questions 'Where are we going? What was the object of all this school work?'

    West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express

    By Jim DeFelice

    Hardback £14.46

    In the spring of 1860 on the eve of a civil war that threatened to tear the country apart, two Americans conceived of an audacious plan for linking the nation's two coasts, thereby joining its present with its future. This book traces the development of the Pony Express and follows...

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