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    Persia and the Persian Question 2 Volume Set Persia and the

    By George Nathaniel Curzon

    Paperback £36.98

    Later viceroy of India, George Curzon 1859-1925 published this highly regarded two-volume work on Persia in 1892, following his travels in the country. Convinced of the political importance of this region as a buffer against Russian influence, Curzon gives an overview of Persian history, society, geography and politics.

    Great Glen Way Map Booklet

    Paperback Save £0.72 = £7.23

    Map of the 79 mile 124km Great Glen Way one of Scotland's Great Trails, between Fort William and Inverness. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guidebook to the trail, and shows the full route on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps. The route typically takes a week to walk, and is...

    Half an Hour from Paris

    By Annabel Simms

    Paperback £9.48

    Following the format of the small classic An Hour from Paris, and written with the same delight in the little-known treasures of the Ile de France, comes Annabel Simms' latest guidebook, Half an Hour from Paris. Simms presents ten new destinations half an hour from Paris by train.

    Historic New England

    By David Lyon

    Paperback £11.43

    National Historic Landmarks are touchstones of our collective past that still resonate with our present. The six New England states have nearly 400 such places. However, important doesn't always translate into interesting ans so we have Historic New England: A Tour of the Region's Top 100 National Historic Landmarks--those with...

    Moon Amsterdam, First Edition

    By Audrey Sykes

    Paperback £10.85

    With unique perspective and advice you can trust from longtime city resident Audrey Sykes, Moon Amsterdam has everything you need to know to explore like a local

    Walking in the Yorkshire Dales: North and East

    By Dennis Kelsall

    Paperback Save £2.72 = £10.23

    This guidebook contains 43 circular day walks in the north and east Yorkshire Dales. It explores the dales, hills and moors between Kirkby Stephen and Pateley Bridge. Walking ranges from gentle 3 mile strolls to more strenuous day-long rambles across the Howgills, Wensleydale, Swaledale, Nidderdale, Mallerstang and Coverdale.

    Hinterland: Ceredigion Landscapes

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Frost Fairs to Funfairs: A History of the English Fair

    By Nick Corble

    Paperback £11.45

    This lavishly illustrated volume evokes all the excitement and fervour of the fair coming to town while at the same time demonstrating how the fair is not only an integral part of English culture.

    Beneath Another Sky

    By Norman Davies

    Hardback £20.46

    'He writes history like nobody else. He thinks like nobody else ... He sees the world as a whole, with its limitless fund of stories' Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times Where have the people in any particular place actually come from? What are the historical complexities in any particular place? This...

    Old Weird Albion

    By Justin Hopper

    Paperback £8.45

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