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  1. BREAD & BUTTER

    BREAD & BUTTER
    History, Culture, Recipes

    RICHARD SNAPES, GRANT HARRINGTON and 
EVE HEMINGWAY

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    A celebration of arguably the most important pairing in food history, delving deep into its history and culture. The book explores how bread and butter are eaten across the world, the traditions, the ... Learn More
  2. WHEN THE GOING WAS GOOD

    WHEN THE GOING WAS GOOD

    EVELYN WAUGH

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    Between 1929 and 1935 Waugh travelled widely and wrote four books about his experiences. In this collection he writes, with his customary wit and perception, about a cruise around the Mediterranean; a... Learn More
  3. THE PLACES IN BETWEEN

    THE PLACES IN BETWEEN

    RORY STEWART

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    Stewart’s moving account of his walk across Afghanistan in January 2002 was immediately hailed as a classic. Caught between hostile nations, warring factions and competing ideologies, at the time th... Learn More
  4. FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE

    FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE
    People and Places: Essays, 2001-2016

    PAUL THEROUX

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    A varied selection of topics that showcase Theroux’s versatility as a writer. Travel essays take us to Ecuador, Zimbabwe and Hawaii, to name a few countries; literary criticism reveals depth in the ... Learn More
  5. MUST I REPEAT MYSELF . . . ?

    MUST I REPEAT MYSELF . . . ?
    Unpublished Letters to The Daily Telegraph

    Edited by IAIN HOLLINGSHEAD and KATE MOORE

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    Readers of the Telegraph Letters Page will be aware of the eclectic combination of wisdom, wistful nostalgia and robust good sense that characterise its correspondence. 
But what of the... Learn More
  6. THE DIARY OF A BOOKSELLER

    THE DIARY OF A BOOKSELLER

    SHAUN BYTHELL
    £18.00

    The author owns The Bookshop, Wigtown – Scotland’s largest second-hand bookshop. In these wry and hilarious diaries he provides insight into the trials and tribulations of life in the book trade, ... Learn More
  7. THE MEANING OF EVERYTHING

    THE MEANING OF EVERYTHING
    The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

    SIMON WINCHESTER
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    ‘The greatest enterprise of its kind in history’ was the verdict of British prime minister Stanley Baldwin in June 1928 when the Oxford English Dictionary was finally published. With its ... Learn More
  8. THE ROOF AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WORLD

    THE ROOF AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WORLD
    Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains

    EDMUND STUMP

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    The Transantarctic Mountains are the most remote mountain belt on Earth, an utterly pristine wilderness of ice and rock rising to majestic heights and extending for 1,500 miles. This book is the first... Learn More
  9. DOWNSTREAM

    DOWNSTREAM
    A History and Celebration of Swimming the River Thames

    CAITLIN DAVIES

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    The Victorian era saw organised racing on the Thames with the launch of the long-distance amateur championship of Great Britain. Soon, floating baths were built in London; people swam at official pool... Learn More
  10. THE UNSEEN AQUITANIA

    THE UNSEEN AQUITANIA
    The Ship in Rare Illustrations

    J KENT LAYTON and TAD FITCH

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    RMS Aquitania was one of the longest serving passenger liners of the twentieth century, carrying 1.2 million passengers over a career that spanned nearly 36 years. The third in Cunard Line’s ‘gran... Learn More

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