By Tim Jordan,Lionel Walrond
By Tim Jordan,Lionel Walrond
By Kirsteen McCue,Pamela Perkins
This quantity comprises the second one quantity of Anne Grant's Letters from the Mountains (1806), one of many Romantic era’s so much winning non-fictional debts of the Scottish Highlands. it's a part of a four quantity set, edited through Kirsteen McCue and Pam Perkins, which is followed by means of new editorial fabric together with a brand new common advent and headnotes to every paintings.
By Colin Waters
By Celia Fiennes,Emily W. Griffiths
She is impressive for the trips she made, in an attempt regain her wellbeing and fitness, driving throughout the English geographical region. in addition to extra neighborhood trips she made epic excursions in 1697 and 1698 traveling so far as northern England and Scotland.
Travelling for it is personal sake used to be strange in her day, there being few roads, much more strange for a lady to go back and forth (only followed via servants).
Her money owed of her travels appear to have been written round 1702, after she had retired from traveling, and have been by no means released inside her lifetime.
Fiennes observed a few of the best English state homes whereas they have been nonetheless less than building. opposite to the common perception that the traveling of "stately houses" started after the second one global battle, they've been available to travelers of fine social status considering the fact that Fiennes' time if no longer prior, and her reviews are probably the most fascinating modern resources of knowledge approximately them.
She died in 1741.
By Derek Pratt
This appealing publication celebrates the full river from resource to sea, and with significant images and quirky textual content follows it on a voyage via Britain's historical past. London has so usually been the start and the tip of the Thames tale, and while it varieties an important half, this ebook provides an altogether extra entire and unforeseen view of 1 of the main notable and well-loved rivers on the planet. We see the well-known perspectives and likewise research lesser-known proof, equivalent to Dick Turpin's mystery hideaway (complete with an underground strong for Black Bess), the house of the infamous Chancellor Sir Francis Dashwood (the basically Chancellor to have introduced his finances speech inebriated) and the scene of the Monty Python fish-slapping dance.
First released in 2007, this beautiful espresso desk e-book has been up to date for its moment version with new textual content and images (including the Jubilee pageant), and remains to be the best reward for an individual residing close to, traveling or having fun with this marvelous river, with its visible kind, hidden secrets and techniques and interesting history.
By Christine Hill
By Graham Uney
By John Cooper
By Kevin Newman
From the bustling beach city of Brighton to snug chocolate-box villages akin to Amberley and the amazing Chichester Cathedral, this ebook takes the reader on a desirable trip via industry cities, immense landscapes and certain locations of amazing curiosity. the gorgeous valley of Devil’s Dyke, the medieval Pevensey citadel and the background of Norman Sussex draw numerous viewers and are between this choice of Sussex websites that trap the nature and intrigue of the awesome county.
Breweries and shorelines, castles and museums and people scenes of bucolic splendour that proceed to draw artists, celebrities, photographers and writers are all the following in a lovingly painted photo of Sussex at the present time. In 50 gem stones of Sussex, historian, travel consultant and writer Kevin Newman explores fifty unmissable gem stones that make this southern county special.
By Robert King
Local writer and historian Robert King delves into the town’s hidden previous during this special approach to its heritage, mixing darkish and grisly stories with a laugh anecdotes, historic myths with little-known evidence, and searching out secrets and techniques that even such a lot local community don’t know.