A magnificent, unique and ground-breaking book about English local distinctiveness, that will appeal to devotees of Simon Jenkins and Flora Britannica.
'It should be at every curious Englishman's bedside.' - Alan Titchmarsh
A book that is an alphabetised encyclopaedia of all those out-of-the-way and unknown facts about the English way of life, past and present...? Read morePublished 7 months ago by Re.Peter
A beautiful reference on blighty! something everybody should own..Published 11 months ago by nigel blacker
This has been around for a while and is still very much in date. Nostgalgic, a great record and celebration of rural Britain past and present. Very informative. Read morePublished 12 months ago by J. A. Calderbank
This came undamaged and very quickly considering it was around christmas my Aunty was looking forward to getting this and very happy.Published 15 months ago by Naomi Palman-Bailey
A work of love and genius finding the interesting in the everyday. If you like tradition, or are just curious about ANYTHING to do with physical human or cultural geography, you... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Simon Frame
Just received as a present. Impressive presentation and an interesting concept.
My first foray into the volume however revealed what I believe to be an error - as a... Read more