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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Israel, Sinai and Petra
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Israel, Sinai and Petra
by Vanessa Betts
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, 11 April 2015
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Good guide book. Only annoyance was the independent map often fell out when I was looking at the Tel Aviv map inside the back cover.


Blank Keyboard
Blank Keyboard
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Price: £16.13

4.0 out of 5 stars Exactly as described. Returned as not wanted in the ..., 2 Feb. 2015
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Exactly as described. Returned as not wanted in the end, but return procedure straightforward and refund prompt.


One Summer: America 1927
One Summer: America 1927
Price: £3.66

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 2 Feb. 2015
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I liked it.


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3.0 out of 5 stars An alright bag., 3 Oct. 2014
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Pretty basic, Velcro doesn't hold when there's a bit of weight in it (e.g. a couple of books). No internal dividers or pockets.


Integral USB 2.0 Single Slot SD Reader
Integral USB 2.0 Single Slot SD Reader
Price: £2.85

3.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, 6 Nov. 2013
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It does what I bought it for. Annoyingly though, the picture of the memory card on the device is not oriented the same as the way it is to be inserted.


The Book of English Place Names: How Our Towns and Villages Got Their Names
The Book of English Place Names: How Our Towns and Villages Got Their Names
by Caroline Taggart
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £8.24

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Glad I've got it, 6 Nov. 2013
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It's okay, but very selective in what places are mentioned. I would have expected more places to be included, but I'm still glad I've got it.


50 Mediæval Castles of Southern England
50 Mediæval Castles of Southern England
by Malcolm Butler
Edition: Paperback
Price: £15.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice little reference book, 17 Oct. 2013
It is a nice little reference book about the castles of the south of England, listing dates of construction, OS grid references and major/minor military actions. I think £15 is a bit much for what you get, but it does have some very nice pictures and lists both famous and somewhat anonymous castles.

It makes a good coffee table book in my opinion.


Early Britain Anglo-Saxon Britain
Early Britain Anglo-Saxon Britain

26 of 26 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A thorough and well-thought-out introduction to the Anglo-Saxon period, 21 May 2011
Allen's 19th-century précis of Anglo-Saxon Britain is a thorough and well-thought-out introduction to early England.

Some of his conclusions about pre-Christian England have been since overturned by evidence such as Sutton Hoo but he is still forward-thinking enough to draw many of the same conclusions as to-day's historians. I appreciated his faithful following of Anglo-Saxon names, Ælfred instead of Alfred for example, and he devotes a whole chapter to Saxon Nomenclature & another to language (although he doesn't use other letters such as ð & þ at all). It seemed odd to read about face-shapes being a cornerstone in genetic studies in a world when DNA has become central to such topics but his conclusions are as good as the modern techniques I've read about.

This Kindle edition has a few copy errors in the chapter about Anglo-Saxon language when it comes to transcribing what I assume must be tables in the original volume. This makes reading of the old Anglo-Saxon with the modern English a little tricky.

I would recommend this book to anyone who has a passing interest in the Anglo-Saxons, so long as the reader remembers the author hasn't the benefit of evidence such as Sutton Hoo &c.


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