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Living History and Heritage Books - 32 Books

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The books in our series England's Living History look at the widely different aspects of our history and heritage. These include the architectural, industrial and cultural changes of both the recent and distant past. The books are superbly illustrated, with both photographs and diagrams. Many titles are in full colour throughout.

There is an emphasis upon the accessibility of what is being described, and where examples can be found and visited. The England's Living History Series includes titles that describe the different styles of castles, abbeys, and churches; there are books that explain the development of the English Home in different eras; and there are books that describe the workings of steam engines, windmills and canals.

How To Date Buildings An Easy Reference Guide

How To Date Buildings An Easy Reference Guide

Trevor Yorke

Have you ever passed a building and wondered how old it is? This illustrated and easy reference guide is packed with hundreds of photos and information to help you date buildings and bring their history to life.

Book Price: £4.95
Art Deco House Styles

Art Deco House Styles

Trevor Yorke

The Art Deco period of the 1920s and 1930s swept away the sobriety of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, bringing in homes that were light, colourful and exciting.

Book Price: £6.95
Arts & Crafts House Styles

Arts & Crafts House Styles

Trevor Yorke

This is a practical introduction to the Arts and Crafts house, which describes its structure and its style, with buildings designed to fit in with their setting rather than dominate it, and with emphasis upon use of local materials.

Book Price: £6.95
British Architectural Styles  An Easy Reference Guide

British Architectural Styles An Easy Reference Guide

Trevor Yorke

A compact and useful guide, filled with detailed drawings, to help put a date to the variety of buildings and house styles we see around us.

Book Price: £4.99
Bridges Explained  Viaducts - Aqueducts

Bridges Explained Viaducts - Aqueducts

Trevor Yorke

Everyone uses bridges in their day to day lives, but what do we really know about them? In this easy to follow book, Trevor Yorke explains the basic principals and styles of bridges.

Book Price: £9.99
Britains Railway Architecture & Heritage

Britain's Railway Architecture & Heritage

Trevor Yorke

For anyone with an interest in the world of steam railways, this book will prove an invaluable guide to the architectural legacy it has left to us.

Book Price: £9.95
British Interior House Styles

British Interior House Styles

Trevor Yorke

This book will prove invaluable to those who visit period homes, and at the same time will give useful pointers to those planning to restore their own home in a particular period style.

Book Price: £6.95
Edwardian House  Original Features and Fittings

Edwardian House Original Features and Fittings

Trevor Yorke

Edwardian houses, built between 1880 & 1914, remain some of the our best constructed, elegant and durable housing stock. For anyone restoring features in their own Edwardian home, or who simply enjoys an admiration of period properties, then this book will be an invaluable guide.

Book Price: £5.95
English Canals Explained

English Canals Explained

Stan Yorke

The story of England's canals and how they work, filled with diagrams, illustrations, and photographs.

Book Price: £7.95
English Castles Explained

English Castles Explained

Trevor Yorke

The story of England's castles and how they worked.

Book Price: £7.95

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