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Product Description: "Nicolson's chronicle is a fine book . . . Readers will be duly awed by his delicately layered story." -The New York Times Book ReviewIn 1937, Adam Nicolson's father answered a newspaper ad for a small cluster of three islands-The Shiants (Gaelic meaning "holy" or "enchanted")-which lie east of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland...read more

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9780865476363 | North Point Pr, June 1, 2002, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Documents the author's experiences with and love for three Outer Hebrides islands he inherited as a young man, tracing the area's rich and sometimes violent history of hermits, legendary ghosts, farmers, fishermen, and Bronze Age gold.

Paperback:

9781250074959 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, November 10, 2015), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: "Nicolson's chronicle is a fine book .
9780061238826 | Revised edition (Perennial, August 14, 2007), cover price $15.99
9780865476677 | Reprint edition (North Point Pr, June 1, 2003), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Documents the author's experiences with and love for three Outer Hebrides islands he inherited as a young man, tracing the area's rich and sometimes violent history of hermits, legendary ghosts, farmers, fishermen, and Bronze Age gold.

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Product Description: "Complex, personal, and profound ... a brash and brave piece of writing ... filled with the swords and spears that inflict the carnage of the Iliad." -The Wall Street JournalWhy Homer Matters is a magical journey of discovery across wide stretches of the past, sewn together by the Iliad and the Odyssey and their metaphors of life and trouble...read more

Hardcover:

9780405085017, titled "Armourer & His Craft" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1967, cover price $33.95 | also contains The Armourer and His Craft

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9781250074942 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, November 10, 2015), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: "Complex, personal, and profound .

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Product Description: "Adam Nicolson writes popular books as popular books used to be, a breeze rather than a scholarly sweat, but humanely erudite, elegantly written, passionately felt…and his excitement is contagious."―James Wood, The New YorkerAdam Nicolson sees the Iliad and the Odyssey as the foundation myths of Greek―and our―consciousness, collapsing the passage of 4,000 years and making the distant past of the Mediterranean world as immediate to us as the events of our own time...read more

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9781627791793 | Henry Holt & Co, November 18, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: "Adam Nicolson writes popular books as popular books used to be, a breeze rather than a scholarly sweat, but humanely erudite, elegantly written, passionately felt…and his excitement is contagious.

Hardcover:

9780007335527 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 22, 2014, cover price $38.15

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Product Description: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.] A net of complex currents flowed across Jacobean England. This was the England of Shakespeare, Jonson, and Bacon; the Gunpowder Plot; the worst outbreak of the plague England had ever seen; arcadian landscapes; murderous, toxic slums; and, above all, sometimes overwhelming religious passion...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455155842 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 1, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.
9781455155828 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 1, 2012), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781455155811 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 1, 2012), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case.

Hardcover:

9780007335497 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, October 27, 2011, cover price $40.95

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Product Description: Since establishing himself as a critically acclaimed landscape photographer in the 1970s, Fabian Miller has reinvented himself as an artist specializing in camera-less, darkroom-produced photographic images exploring the elements of light, time, and color in a notably spare, but also vividly spiritual aesthetic style which recalls elements of Modernism and intuitive scientific exploration...read more

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9781907317064, titled "The Colour of Time: Garry Fabian Miller" | Black Dog Pub Ltd, November 2, 2010, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Since establishing himself as a critically acclaimed landscape photographer in the 1970s, Fabian Miller has reinvented himself as an artist specializing in camera-less, darkroom-produced photographic images exploring the elements of light, time, and color in a notably spare, but also vividly spiritual aesthetic style which recalls elements of Modernism and intuitive scientific exploration.

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Product Description: A bestselling author's passionate memoir about restoring life to one of the world's greatest gardens Sissinghurst Castle is a jewel in the English countryside. Its chief attraction is its celebrated garden, designed in the 1930s by the poet Vita Sackville-West, lover of Virginia Woolf...read more

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9780670021734, titled "Sissinghurst: an Unfinished History: The Quest to Restore a Working Farm at Vita Sackville-West's Legendary Garden" | 1 edition (Viking Pr, May 6, 2010), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A bestselling author's passionate memoir about restoring life to one of the world's greatest gardens Sissinghurst Castle is a jewel in the English countryside.

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Product Description: In Quarrel with the King, Adam Nicolson, the bestselling author of God’s Secretaries and Seize the Fire, explores questions of loyalty, power, betrayal, and rebellion, as witnessed through the life and times of one of England’s richest and most influential families...read more

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9780061154317 | Harpercollins, November 1, 2008, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Quarrel with the King tells the story of the first four earls of Pembroke, their wives, children, estates, tenants, and allies, following their high and glamorous trajectory from the 1520s through 1650—the most turbulent and dramatic years of English history—across three generations of change, ambition, resistance, and war.

Paperback:

9780061154324 | Reprint edition (Perennial, November 3, 2009), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In Quarrel with the King, Adam Nicolson, the bestselling author of God’s Secretaries and Seize the Fire, explores questions of loyalty, power, betrayal, and rebellion, as witnessed through the life and times of one of England’s richest and most influential families.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400108763 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 4, 2008), cover price $29.99

Miscellaneous:

9780061861895 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $10.99

Miscellaneous:

9780061804021 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $9.99

Miscellaneous:

9780061980350 | Harpercollins, October 6, 2009, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: This unabridged compact edition of photographer Harry Cory Wright's breathtaking book documents his quest to capture the variety of natural landscapes that make up the modern British Isles. In the tradition of the great journeys undertaken by such photographic pioneers as Fox Talbot, Cory Wright travelled with his large-format plate camera through the fragile, frozen beauty of Unst in Shetland, down through the Western Isles and mainland Scotland to the dusty chalklands and glowing harvests of southern England and Wales...read more

Hardcover:

9781858944807 | Perseus Distribution Services, March 30, 2009, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This unabridged compact edition of photographer Harry Cory Wright's breathtaking book documents his quest to capture the variety of natural landscapes that make up the modern British Isles.
9781858943671 | Perseus Distribution Services, September 30, 2007, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: In the tradition of the great journeys taken by such photographers as Fox Talbot, Fenton and Bourne, Harry Cory Wright set out, in March 2006, on a quest to capture the variety of natural landscapes that make up the British Isles using a large-format plate camera.

Recounts the author's winter 2003 sailing voyage alongside his friend, George, in a forty-two-foot ketch through the west coasts of Ireland and Scotland, during which they navigated through difficult hazards that tested their skills and friendship.

Hardcover:

9780060753429 | Harpercollins, April 1, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Recounts the author's winter 2003 sailing voyage alongside his friend, George, in a forty-two-foot ketch through the west coasts of Ireland and Scotland, during which they navigated through difficult hazards that tested their skills and friendship.

Paperback:

9780060753443 | Perennial, August 14, 2007, cover price $13.95

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Product Description: A National Trust guidebook for visitors to National Trust Properties. It covers history, horticulture, garden history, history of art, architecture, social history, natural environment, and conservation.

Paperback:

9781843591368 | Tempus Pub Ltd, October 30, 2006, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A National Trust guidebook for visitors to National Trust Properties.

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A two hundredth anniversary retelling of the Trafalgar battle profiles Horatio Nelson as a leader with a fierce sense of honor and duty who embodied a particular skill for inspiring love in others, in an account that draws on a range of sources to examine the ambitions, fears, and principles that contributed to the British Mediterranean fleet's victory. By the author of Seamanship. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780060753627 | Reprint edition (Perennial, September 1, 2006), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A two hundredth anniversary retelling of the Trafalgar battle profiles Horatio Nelson as a leader with a fierce sense of honor and duty who embodied a particular skill for inspiring love in others, in an account that draws on a range of sources to examine the ambitions, fears, and principles that contributed to the British Mediterranean fleet's victory.

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A two hundredth anniversary retelling of the Trafalgar battle profiles Horatio Nelson as a leader with a fierce sense of honor and duty who embodied a particular skill for inspiring love in others, in an account that draws on a range of sources to examine the ambitions, fears, and principles that contributed to the British Mediterranean fleet's victory. By the author of Seamanship. 75,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780060753610 | Harpercollins, September 1, 2005, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the Battle of Trafalgar profiles Horatio Nelson as a leader with a fierce sense of honor and duty, in an account that examines the ambitions, fears, and principles that contributed to the British Mediterranean fleet's victory.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780060824846 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, September 1, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the Battle of Trafalgar profiles Horatio Nelson as a leader with a fierce sense of honor and duty, in an account that examines the ambitions, fears, and principles that contributed to the British Mediterranean fleet's victory.

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Product Description: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.] A net of complex currents flowed across Jacobean England. This was the England of Shakespeare, Jonson, and Bacon; the Gunpowder Plot; the worst outbreak of the plague England had ever seen; arcadian landscapes; murderous, toxic slums; and, above all, sometimes overwhelming religious passion...read more

Hardcover:

9780060185169 | Harpercollins, May 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the personalities involved in the making of the King James Bible, explaining the process in which it was translated and the political and religious environment of the early 17th century.

Paperback:

9780060838737 | Perennial, August 1, 2005, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.
9780060959753 | Reprint edition (Access Pr, March 1, 2004), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the personalities involved in the making of the King James Bible, explaining the process in which it was translated and the political and religious environment of the early 17th century.

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Thoughts from a small boat in a big sea. Early in the year, Adam Nicolson decided to leave his comfy life at home on a Sussex farm and go for an adventure.

Hardcover:

9780007180851 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, April 5, 2004, cover price $21.65 | About this edition: Thoughts from a small boat in a big sea.

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Product Description: Carrie Kipling was one of the most despised women of her generation. Henry James called her “that hard, capable little person.” Rudyard Kipling’s parents saw her as no more than an American on the make. And yet, suspicious and vituperative as she was, Carrie was in many ways misunderstood...read more

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9780571208357 | Short Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Carrie Kipling was one of the most despised women of her generation.

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Product Description: Small villages steeped in charm and majestic mansions surrounded by lush lawns. The moody, mysterious Yorkshire moors and Cornwall's coast, dotted with colorful flowers. From the London skyline to ancient Stonehenge, these panoramic photographs capture more of England's natural and manmade beauty than the naked eye can see...read more

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9781857999471 | Seven Dials, March 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Small villages steeped in charm and majestic mansions surrounded by lush lawns.

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Product Description: Adam Nicols on is the author of Seamanship, God's Secretaries, and Seize the Fire. He has won both the Somerset Maugham and William Heinemann awards, and he lives with his family at Sissinghurst Castle in England

Hardcover:

9780517581742 | Harmony Books, March 1, 1991, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Adam Nicols on is the author of Seamanship, God's Secretaries, and Seize the Fire.

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Describes architectural points of interest in twelve small English towns and covers both Roman city planning and early twentieth century industrial buildings

Hardcover:

9781555842390 | Grove Pr, September 1, 1989, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Describes architectural points of interest in twelve small English towns and covers both Roman city planning and early twentieth century industrial buildings

Hardcover:

9780517657102 | Reprint edition (Random House Value Pub, November 1, 1987), cover price $9.99 | also contains Standing in the President's Shoes

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The authors, a British father and son team traveling from opposite coasts and meeting in Dodge City, chronicle their experiences across America

Hardcover:

9780060390648 | Harpercollins, February 1, 1987, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: The authors, a British father and son team traveling from opposite coasts and meeting in Dodge City, chronicle their experiences across America

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