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Blue Plaque Plate - Sir Alfred Hitchcock

Blue Plaque Plate - Sir Alfred Hitchcock

…have compared notes on murder plots? What would Hendrix have confessed to Freud on the couch?To mark and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the London Blue Plaques Scheme English Heritage has created a collection of fine bone china dinner plates directly replicating the blue plaques for Jimi…

£42.50

London Art Deco

London Art Deco

…detail of the West End theatres to Art Deco factories like the Hoover Building they also demonstrated Britain s love of detail. Remarkably many of London s Art Deco buildings still survive their once grime-covered indigenous Portland stone now mostly scrubbed clean beautifully displaying their many…

£9.99

London Under

London Under

London Under is an atmospheric imaginative introduction to everything that goes on under London from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheatres to Victorian sewers gang hideouts and modern Underground stations. This book tunnels down through the geological layers meeting the creatures both…

£8.99

London Lore

London Lore

London is a city with almost as many ancient legends and deep-rooted customs as it has streets and landmarks and here a leading folklorist brings together an astonishingly rich selection of tales of ghosts and witches; stories about fabled events heroes and villains; and accounts of local…

£9.99

London Wallpapers

London Wallpapers

London Wallpapers first published in 1992 has long been out of print. In this new revised edition there is a substantially enlarged list of wallpaper manufacturers in all their various guises; stationers paper stainers paper hanging manufacturers paper hangers even - Thomas William Paul fancy…

£25.00

See inside London

See inside London

A fantastic flap book that takes children on a journey through London from ancient times to today. Fabulous scenes show London in Roman times in the Middle Ages at the time of the Plague and during the Blitz and each scene has flaps to lift to reveal historical secrets. Includes simple informative…

£9.99

This is London

This is London

…books on Paris New York and San Francisco M Sasek presents stylish elegant London in This is London first published in 1959 and now updated for the 21st century. Here this beloved illustrator shares his impressions of London with its beautiful buildings historic monuments bridges parks shops and…

£10.99

The Queens London

The Queens London

…is a Londoner by birth and has lived in the city for nearly 30 years. An award-winning writer his plays regularly featured on the London fringe theater circuit for nearly 10 years. His recent work includes articles for the "London Evening Standard" and the "South London Press."

£15.99

Played in London

Played in London

Played in London reveals the history and heritage of sport in London and takes the reader right up to and beyond the 2012 Olympics. The book covers a vast range of sports from rowing to rugby archery to athletics billiards to boxing and much more. It is beautifully illustrated with archive and…

£25.00

WW1  London Cyclist Print

WW1 London Cyclist Print

This stunning 11x14" art print is a reproduction of this famous First World War recruitment poster.Made with 280gsm Satin Art Print - Back boarded and cello-wrapped© IWM (Art.IWM PST 0873)Made In England

£8.00

London Playset in a Bag

London Playset in a Bag

…very own version of London with the London Playset in a Bag. Featuring all key landmarks of London such as: Big Ben the London Eye and Tower Bridge you can spend the day in London from your own home!Key Features:Wooden London features such as the Queen’s Guard London Buses and a Red Telephone…

£18.00

Top Trumps Legends of London

Top Trumps Legends of London

Calling all historians if you want to find out more about some of London's most famous faces past and present then this is the pack for you! The Top Trumps pack features a star studded list of Londoners from Sherlock Holmes to Winston Churchill. There are three English Heritage cards in this…

£6.00

I Never Knew That About London Illustrated

I Never Knew That About London Illustrated

…bestselling author Christopher Winn takes you on a captivating journey around London. Travelling through the villages and districts that made up the world's must dynamic metropolis I Never Knew That About London unearths the hidden gems of legends firsts inventions adventures and birthplaces…

£20.00

Early Structural Steel in London Buildings

Early Structural Steel in London Buildings

…throughout the world and London where Henry Bessemer had conducted his initial steelmaking experiments was one of the first cities to make use of it.The second part of the book is an examination of how structural steel was exploited in different types of London building before 1910. As steel…

£75.00

50 Things to Spot in London

50 Things to Spot in London

…of London's famous landmarks.Each card has a coloured illustration of a famous building or place with a detailed description and interesting facts on the reverse.Cards mention other things to spot nearby and nearest Underground stations and an additional two cards give a brief history of London.

£6.99

Londons Houses

Londons Houses

…a specific era peopled by characters whose lives can only be guessed at or to rerun incidents from a well-known biography in their setting. London has an amazing range of houses regularly open to the public and this book covers them all. Architects from Robert Adam to Erno Goldfinger are…

£9.99

Londons Country Houses

Londons Country Houses

A history of London's country housesAbout the Author Caroline Knight is an architectural historian who wrote three of the five volumes which make up A History of Kensington Palace as commissioned by the Curators of the State Apartments at Kensignton Palace. Her research brought out the changing…

£30.00

The English Heritage Guide to Londons Blue Plaques

The English Heritage Guide to Londons Blue Plaques

London there are over 900 official blue plaques celebrating a diverse and curious collection of London residents from many periods of history – from Charles Dickens and Winston Churchill to Emmeline Pankhurst and Jimi Hendrix.This book – the first official portable guide to London's

£16.99

Tunnels, Towers & Temples: Londons 100 Strangest Places

Tunnels, Towers & Temples: Londons 100 Strangest Places

…this distinctive reference uncovers the hidden stories curious histories and comic coincidences behinds dozens of locations around the city of London. The sites addressed include the extensive networks of tunnels running beneath high street pavements; secret transport and signalling networks…

£19.99

London: A Three-Dimensional Expanding City Skyline

London: A Three-Dimensional Expanding City Skyline

…this stunning memento features twelve of London's most famous sites: Harrods Buckingham Palace Piccadilly Circus Trafalgar Square Westminster Abbey The Houses of Parliament The London Eye St Paul's Cathedral The Globe Theatre The Tower of London Tower Bridge and The Royal Observatory.…

£5.00

City Walks - London: 50 Adventures on Foot - (Cards)

City Walks - London: 50 Adventures on Foot - (Cards)

City Walks is a popular series by Chronicle Books. Each set has 50 cards of walking tours in a box. This means you don't have to take everything out with you but can choose the areas you want to explore together.

£10.99

London: 50 Adventures by Foot (City Walks with Kids) - (Cards)

London: 50 Adventures by Foot (City Walks with Kids) - (Cards)

City Walks is a popular series by Chronicle Books. Each set has 50 cards of walking tours in a box. This means you don't have to take everything out with you but can choose the areas you want to explore together. A deck of 50 walks that guide adults with children age 5 and up through the best…

£10.99

Ships of the Port of London: First to Eleventh Centuries AD

Ships of the Port of London: First to Eleventh Centuries AD

…Northern Europe with the conclusion that London was the meeting point for several shipbuilding traditions of which the primary 'Roman' tradition in northern Europe was Celtic.The growth of trade from Roman times to the fifth and sixth centuries when London was deserted and from its renewal…

£15.00

I Never Knew That About the River Thames

I Never Knew That About the River Thames

Bestselling author Christopher Winn takes us on a captivating journey out of London along the banks of the River Thames to discover the secrets and stories of England's most famous waterway. Discover the Thames's literary heritage at Pangbourne near Reading famous as the home of The Wind in…

£12.99

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