• Travel & holiday

      British Television Location Guide

      by Steve Clark, Shoba Vazirani

      The British Television Location Guide reveals the actual settings of Britain's favourite television shows and tells readers how they can visit them. It is meticulously researched, right up to date and includes details of the real-life filming locations for all the top series including: Downton Abbey, Broadchurch, Call The Midwife, Midsomer Murders, Doc Martin, Endeavour, Doctor Who, Miss Marple, The Great British Bake-off, Foyle's War, Game of Thrones, The White Queen, Mr Selfridge and dozens more.

    • Travel & holiday
      January 2014

      12 Day Trips from London

      A simple guide for those who want to see more than the capital

      by Maldon, Dee

      Aimed at visitors who want to see more than the capital – but don’t want to drive or vacate their hotel room. This little book provides information on using public transport to visit Cambridge, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon, as well as less well known places such as England’s smallest cathedral city, Ely, and Brighton, a vibrant university town that once offered royals freedom from protocol

    • Photographs: collections
      May 2015

      Bridges of Paris

      by Michael Saint james

      The ideal gift for someone special: an award winning, large-format coffee table book, with over 350 original color photographs, which casts new illumination on the City of Light. The famous love-locks of Paris are portrayed at the peak of their glory, along with stunning portraits of each bridge and intimate riverside moments. Discover the unique history of every bridge crossing the Seine. Every bit a labor of love, Bridges of Paris takes a tour of this renowned city via a newly discovered route that begins with the first bridge built before Julius Caesar’s arrival in France and concludes with the first bridge of the new millennium. Once you’ve experienced this river tour, you’ll never look at Paris—or its bridges—the same way again.

    • Travel & holiday

      Hiking Circuits in Rocky Mountain National Park

      by Jack P. Hailman, Elizabeth D. Hailman

      This is the first guide dedicated entirely to the loop trails of Rocky Mountain National Park, trails that return hikers to their starting point without the necessity of retracing steps or walking on roads. Having explored the park extensively for over 30 years, Jack and Elizabeth Hailman describe and map 33 circuits and component loops, with detailed driving instructions to the access points. Circuits range from a 15-minute stroll around a lake to strenuous all-day outings in the high country and even a few multi-day backpacking trips. Side trips are often recommended for viewing a scenic waterfall, summit, lake, or other natural feature. A convenient table lists circuits by walking time, allowing hikers to choose loops designed to fit their schedules.

    • Travel & holiday guides

      The Explorer's Guide to Death Valley National Park

      by T. Scott Bryan (Author) , Betty Tucker-Bryan (Author)

      Originally published in 1995, soon after Death Valley National Park became the fifty-third park in the U.S. park system, this guide was the first complete guidebook available for this spectacular area. Now in its second edition, this is still the only book that includes all aspects of the park. Much more than just a guidebook, it covers the park's cultural history, botany and zoology, hiking and biking opportunities, and more. Information is provided for all of Death Valley's visitors, from first-time travellers just learning about the area to those who are returning for in-depth explorations. Rewritten, reorganised, and revised, the book includes updated point-to-point logs for every road within and around the park, as well as new maps more accurate than those in any other publication. With extensive input from National Park Service resource management, law enforcement, and interpretative personnel, as well as a thorough bibliography for suggested reading, The Explorer's Guide to Death Valley National Park, Second Edition is the most up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive guide available for this national treasure.

    • Travel & holiday guides

      Timberline U.S.A.

      by Donald Williams

    • Travel & holiday guides

      The Geezers' Guide to Colorado Hikes

      by Stuart A Schneck , Ida I Nakashima

      Written by two self-proclaimed 'geezers' who have shared forty-six years of hiking together, THE GEEZERS' GUIDE TO COLORADO HIKES is the first book aimed at hikers over the age of sixty -- as well as not-yet-acclimatised visitors to Colorado -- who want a glorious outdoor experience with minimal accompanying pain. Fifty-six hikes are described that fit, in a graded fashion, the physical capabilities of most older hikers. While the majority of hikes listed are in the Denver / Boulder area and the nearby foothills, the authors have detailed several routes in Rocky Mountain National Park, Aspen, and Vail that will entice more ambitious readers up into the high Colorado Rockies.

    • Local history

      Denver

      Mining Camp to Metropolis

      by Thomas J Noel , Stephen J Leonard

      This lively best seller by leading Colorado historians Steve Leonard and Tom Noel is the most comprehensive survey ever written of the Mile High metropolis. Informative and richly illustrated, DENVER covers the developing region from the mountain towns of Boulder and Jefferson counties to the High Plains settlements of Adams and Arapahoe counties, with more than two-thirds of the book devoted to the burgeoning five-county region since 1900. In retelling the tale of conquest and city building, the authors explore the role of previously neglected peoples -- notably women, ethnic minorities, and the working class -- while weaving several key themes throughout the book: Denver's persistent reliance on natural resources, the important role of transportation to overcome the city's isolation, and the city's emphasis on privatisation rather than on the public, common good. DENVER: MINING CAMP TO METROPOLIS will fascinate and educated students and scholars, as well as all readers curious about the boom-and-bust metropolis of the Rockies.

    • History of Art / Art & Design Styles

      Taos

      Landmarks and Legends

      by Bill Hemp

      With dramatic pen and ink drawings and lively descriptive narrative, artist-writer Bill Hemp illuminates Taos's colourful landmarks and legends. From the verdant valley of the Taos-Tiwa cultures and their centuries old Pueblo, to the sky-lighted studios of Anglo artists Joseph Sharp and others, Hemp's pen captures the magical quality of this town that has been home to native peoples, Spanish explorers, writers, artists, and many others. His cast of colourful characters includes the magnetic Mabel Dodge Luhan, the mysterious Arthur Manby and the gregarious gambler and transport tycoon 'Long' John Dunn. All taken together, Hemp's illustrated work creates a marvellous mosaic that comprises the landmarks and legends of Taos, New Mexico.

    • Regional studies

      Spanish Peaks

      Land & Legends

      by Conger Beasley Jr , Barbara Sparks

      The Spanish Peaks stand alone some distance from the main cordillera of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, south of Pueblo, Colorado. The towering twin mountains have served as beacons for Native Americans, Spaniards, trappers, traders, travellers on the Santa Fe trail, miners, and homesteaders. "Spanish Peaks" shares the legends the mountains have inspired and tells of the peoples drawn to the peaks' shelter. Author Conger Beasley Jr and photographer Barbara Sparks portray the people who struggle to sustain their lives here and document traditional events such as the Ute Bear Dance and Holy Week among the penitentes of Huerfano Church. Beasley's vivid writing and Sparks's photographs offer tribute to a rugged, mysterious place.

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      On Borrow's Trail

      Wild Wales Then and Now

      by Hugh. Olliff

      George Borrow's Wild Wales has become a much loved classic since its author first noted his experiences of picturesque Wales in the middle of the nineteenth century. In this accessible modern interpretation of the landscapes and towns that Borrow recorded, Hugh Olliff offers a highly readable synopsis of the people and places that Borrow saw on his travels. The text is accompanied by numerous colour illustrations of the places he visited, along with modern photographs of them as they are today. A fascinating reconstruction of 'Wild Wales' then and now, this attractively designed and generously illustrated book will make a beautiful gift for anyone interested in the dramatic landscapes of Wales.

    • Travel & holiday

      Y Cwm Tecaf

      Cwm Pennant Ddoe a Heddiw

      by David Williams

      A striking celebration of Cwm Pennant, often called "the most beautiful valley in Wales".

    • Travel & holiday guides

      Llwybr Arfordir Ceredigion

      Ceredigion Coastal Path

      by Phil Jones

      For sixty miles from Ynys-las at the mouth of the Dyfi estuary in the north, to Gwbert sands at the mouth of the Teifi in the south, the walker is greeted by beauty in one form or another. This selection of photographs has caught some of that outstanding scenery and presents it as a delight to those who have already experienced the walk, and as a promise to those yet to do so.

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      Y Fenai

      by Gwyn Pari Huws

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      Exploring the Pembrokeshire Coast

      by Phil. Carradice

    • Travel & holiday guides

      The Menai Strait

      by Gwyn Pari. Huws

    • Travel & holiday guides

      Magic Harbours

      by Jamie. Owen

    • Health & Personal Development

      A Pilgrim's Guide to the Camino Finisterre

      Santiago, Finisterre, Muxiôa : A Practical and Mystical Manual for the Modern Day Pilgrim

      by John Brierley

      In their search for a deeper meaning to life and to balance the stress and anxiety of most Western lifestyles, increasing numbers are taking time out to go on a pilgrimage. Many of them choose the most famous pilgrim's route, the Camino de Santiago. But more and more continue from Santiago to the ocean or return to Santiago for this next pilgrimage. In fact the number of pilgrims along this path has increased tenfold over the past decade to an average of 44,000 per annum. This guidebook contains: Daily stage maps including contour guides Full information on all pilgrim hostels Details of alternative accommodation Numerous colour photographs Overview route planner Detailed town plans Notes to help us prepare for the outer and the inner journey The guide is, also, easy to use, featuring detailed, colour maps and clear directions and is of a size that can be carried comfortably in a pocket so as to reduce unnecessary weight on the journey. There is, also, detailed information throughout the book, from preparation for the trip to returning home afterwards as well as historical notes and details of the fascinating legends and mythology of finis-terre, considered to be the end of the world in the 15th century.

    • Travel & holiday guides

      Price Action Trading

      Day-trading the T-bonds Off Pat

      by Bill. Eykyn

    • Humour

      Scotland for Beginners

      Bannockburn An' A' That

      by Rupert. Besley

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