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London City of Cities
ISBN: HB: 9781789142181, Reaktion Books, April 2021
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 110 illus., 60 in colour
City of cities, the modern world's first great metropolis, London has shaped everything from clothing to youth culture. It has a unique place in the world's memory, even as its role has changed from the capital of the planet to its playground, and as...
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£14,95
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Nashville Music and Manners
ISBN: HB: 9781789143157, Reaktion Books, March 2021
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 126 illus., 81 in colour
Nashville is a city of sublime contrasts, an intellectual hub built on a devotion to God, country music and the Devil's pleasures. Refined and raucous, it has long represented both culture and downright fun, capable of embracing pre-Civil war mansion...
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Madrid Midnight City
ISBN: HB: 9781789142198, Reaktion Books, February 2021
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 105 illus., 75 in colour
Spain's top city for tourism, Madrid attracts more than six million visitors a year. Helen Crisp and Jules Stewart relate the story of a city and its people through the centuries, while their carefully curated listings give a nod to well-known attrac...
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Town Prints and Drawings of Britain Before 1800
ISBN: HB: 9781851245178, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2020
224 pp., 23.8x27.8 cm, 116 colour illus.
Provincial towns in Britain grew in size and importance in the eighteenth century. Ports such as Glasgow and Liverpool greatly expanded, while industrial centres such as Birmingham and Manchester flourished. Market towns outside London developed as c...
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£35,00
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Secrets of the Great Ocean Liners
ISBN: HB: 9781851245307, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2020
256 pp., 22.8x17.6 cm, 150 colour illus.
Before the advent of commercial transatlantic flights in the early 1950s, the only way to travel between continents was by sea. In the golden age of ocean liners, between the late nineteenth century and the Second World War, shipping companies ensure...
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£25,00
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All the Tiny Moments Blazing A Literary Guide to Suburban London
ISBN: HB: 9781789143072, Reaktion Books, September 2020
560 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 6 illus.
The London suburbs have, for more than 250 years, fired the creative literary imagination: whether this is Samuel Johnson hiding away in bucolic pre-industrial Streatham, Italo Svevo cheering on Charlton Athletic FC down at The Valley, or Angela Cart...
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£25,00
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Tiny Hotels
ISBN: HB: 9783791386720, Prestel Publishing, September 2020
224 pp., 17x17 cm, 230 colour illus.
These days getting away from it all also means escaping the mundane atmosphere of big resorts and cookie-cutter experiences. Whether you are searching for a truly unique getaway in a beautiful corner of the world or looking for inspiration when desig...
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£19,99
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Guide to Peril Strait and Wrangell Narrows, Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602234000, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, April 2020
150 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 6 maps, 5 charts, 10 halftones
Learning how to pilot a ship through Wrangell Narrows and Peril Strait is not an easy matter for a vessel operator new to the area, or even for those with experience. It takes time, patience, and a certain appetite for risk. The older generation of c...
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£18,00
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Makers Paris The Artists, Artisans, and Iconoclasts Shaping the City
ISBN: HB: 9783791386225, Prestel Publishing, April 2020
256 pp., 27x21 cm, 225 colour illus.
This inspirational guide introduces you to the locals behind thirty-five of Paris's unique shops, studios, and more. Through beautifully illustrated spreads, immerse yourself in the daily practices of diverse creatives including fashion designer Isab...
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£29,99
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Atlas of an Anxious Man
ISBN: PB: 9780857426314, Seagull Books, March 2020
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In "The Atlas of an Anxious Man", Christoph Ransmayr offers a mesmerizing travel diary – a sprawling tale of earthly wonders seen by a wandering eye. This is an exquisite, lyrically told travel story. Translated by Simon Pare, this unique account fol...
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£16,99
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