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Vanessa Toulmin

Lavishly-illustrated second edition of this popular title commemorating the unique architectural heritage of Blackpool's much-loved Winter Gardens


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Tim Sands & Adrian Skerrett (eds.)

The story of how Aride Island became one of the Indian Ocean's most important nature reserves. A 150-page book lavishly illustrated with stunning landscape and wildlife images


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Ken MacLennan

When Ken MacLennan was given a copy of his aunty's war-time diary it revealed a fascinating insight into everyday life in a Scottish crofting community during the Second World War


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Paul White

A personal journey through the landscape of Wester Ross that tells the story of generations of Paul's family and captures the essence of this remote and beautiful Scottish landscape.


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Stanley & Audrey Burton

A celebration of Stanley and Audrey Burton and their dedication to the arts. Memorial catalogue featuring the artworks donated by the couple to the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery


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The Ronnie Duncan Collection

An overview of the contemporary art collection of Ronnie Duncan, for the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery


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Of the South-East Yorkshire Dales

Documenting thirty years of research by Peter Wright on Britain's smallest bird of prey on the heather moors of the Chatsworth Estate


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In Times Past

A unique collection of glass-plate photographs by Frank Downing, documenting life in Thurgoland, Yorkshire, during the early years of the iron-making and wire-drawing industry


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Historic Manor House - Bradford

Rumoured to be haunted, Bolling Hall has an atmospheric Medieval interior with Georgian extensions. Well worth a visit!


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Countryside Centre - Shipley

A guide to the wildlife, archaeology and heritage of Shipley Glen, including a trail guide to the beautiful woodlands


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Mansion and Museum - Keighley

The home of textile magnate, Henry Butterfield, this exquisitely-decorated Victorian mansion is a treasure trove of local history


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Living History and Social Heritage - Bradford

A guide to the UK's best-loved industrial museum, telling the story of Bradford's past as the powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution


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Art Gallery and Museum - Ilkley

Take a journey through the fascinating past of this popular spa town, tracing its prehistoric origins and Roman heritage


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Illustration Between the Wars

The legacy of Aubrey Beardsley and the work of Edmund Dulac, Heath Robinson, Arthur Ransom, McKnight Kauffer and others


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Beardsley and the Book Illustrators

A 36pp well-illustrated profile of Aubrey Beardsley and an overview of the 'Golden Age' of book illustration


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Illustration After the Second World War

Well-illustrated review of the work of Edward Bawden, Edward Ardizzone, Ronald Searle, Charles Keeping and many contemporary artists


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A Landscape-Scale Vision for the Sheffield Moors

Masterplan vision for restoration, wildlife, access and recreation on the dramatic moorlands of the Peak District National Park


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