The Easternmost House

by Juliet Blaxland

The Easternmost House is a memoir which describes a year of life on a crumbling cliff at the easternmost edge of England, all year round and in all weathers. Written at the kitchen table of the eponymous house in Suffolk, it is a meditation on nature, on coastal erosion, and on the changing seasons. It […]

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Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd

by Janet Arnold

The vast wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth I is legendary: in her own time some of the richly embroidered gowns were displayed with other treasures to dazzle the eyes of foreign visitors to the Tower of London. The quantity of clothes recorded in the inventories taken in 1600 would seem to suggest sheer vanity, but a […]

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Upheaval:How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

by Jared Diamond

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In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilisations rise and fall. Now in the third book in this monumental trilogy, he reveals how successful nations recover from crisis. Diamond shows us how seven countries have survived defining upheavals in the recent past  through […]

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America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization

by Graham Hancock

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Was an advanced civilisation lost to history in the global cataclysm that ended the last Ice Age? Graham Hancock, the internationally bestselling author, has made it his life’s work to find out — and in America Before, he draws on the latest archaeological and DNA evidence to bring his quest to a stunning conclusion.  

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Nein: Standing Up To Hitler 1935-1944

by Paddy Ashdown

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Prize-winning historian Paddy Ashdown discusses his revelatory new history of German opposition to Hitler during WWII. In his last days, Hitler raged in his bunker that he had been defeated from the inside. In part, he was right. Nein! reveals the conspiracies, espionage, and plots by the German high command who were committed to bringing about his […]

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

by Stephen Fry

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Everyone loves a hero – and the greatest heroes of them all were the ancient Greeks. Stephen Fry’s glorious retelling of their fascinating stories makes this perfect for young and old alike.

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

by Diarmaid MacCulloch

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All signed editions from Topping and Company Booksellers will be wrapped with great care in protective packaging and shipped securely via courier to ensure safe delivery. Thomas Cromwell is one of the most famous – or notorious – figures in English history. Born in obscurity in Putney, he became a fixer for Cardinal Wolsey in […]

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Spitfire

by John Nichol

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THE SUNDAY TIMES NON FICTION BESTSELLER ‘The best book you will ever read about Britain’s greatest warplane.’ Patrick Bishop, bestselling author of Fighter Boys. ‘A rich and heartfelt tribute to this most iconic British machine.  By focussing on the men (and women) who flew the Spitfire, John Nichol has brought a fresh and powerful perspective to the story.  And […]

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France

by John Julius Norwich

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All signed editions from Topping and Company Booksellers will be wrapped with great care in protective packaging and shipped securely via courier to ensure safe delivery. Hardcover New and Signed First Edition. Dust jacket is in fine condition. From frowning Roman generals and belligerent Gallic chieftains, to Charlemagne (hated by generations of French children taught […]

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

by Mary Beard

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All signed editions from Topping and Company Booksellers are wrapped with great care in protective packaging and shipped securely via courier to ensure safe delivery. Hardcover New and Signed First Edition, First Printing.  Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of ‘civilisation’ […]

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