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Mum's Favourite Slow-Cooked Classics



Jane Birch

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Bounty 2013
Hardback Illustrated
 

This collection of warming dishes includes soups, spicy curries, stews, casseroles and even slow-baked cakes and puddings as well as recipes for your This collection of warming dishes includes soups, spicy curries, stews, casseroles and even slow-baked cakes and puddings as well as recipes for your slow cooker. ...more
 

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Mum's Favourite Puddings and Desserts



Jane Birch

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Bounty 2013
Hardback Illustrated
 

Anyone for Chocolate Puddle Pudding? As well as such irresistible 'winter warmers' there are recipes for chilled souffles, mousses and cheesecakes, icAnyone for Chocolate Puddle Pudding? As well as such irresistible 'winter warmers' there are recipes for chilled souffles, mousses and cheesecakes, ice creams, pies, and desserts for special occasions. ...more
 

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Mum's Favourite Bakes



Jane Birch

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Bounty 2013
Hardback Illustrated
 

As well as tea-time favourites, such as Ginger Snaps, Chunky Monkeys, Madeleines and Victoria Sandwich, there are recipes for high days and holidays, As well as tea-time favourites, such as Ginger Snaps, Chunky Monkeys, Madeleines and Victoria Sandwich, there are recipes for high days and holidays, including three sorts of Christmas cake, and for sweet and savoury tarts and pies. ...more
 

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The 5:2 Diet Recipe Book



Jane Birch

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Bounty 2013
Paperback Illustrated
 

One of the theories supporting 5-2 dieting (eating normally for five days of the week and restricting calorie intake for two) is that regular fasting One of the theories supporting 5-2 dieting (eating normally for five days of the week and restricting calorie intake for two) is that regular fasting stimulates the body to produce chemicals helpful to the immune system as well as encouraging weight loss. This book provides 100 interesting recipes for meals and snacks that will keep you within the recommended calorie allowance on the fasting days. ...more
 

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What Caesar Did for My Salad


The Secret Meanings of Our Favourite Dishes

Albert Jack


Penguin 2012
Paperback 
 

Why do we eat turkey at Christmas? Who were the original Bloody Mary, Margherita and Earl Grey? Is the Scotch egg really from Scotland? These and a hoWhy do we eat turkey at Christmas? Who were the original Bloody Mary, Margherita and Earl Grey? Is the Scotch egg really from Scotland? These and a host of other food-related questions are answered in this piquant compendium of gastronomic law. Ranging through the meals of the day from breakfast to the cheese course, it uncovers the bizarre and humorous stories behind some of our favourite dishes. ...more
 

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Treasures: The Royal Collection


The Royal Collection

Jane Roberts

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Scala 2008
Hardback Illustrated
 

One of the most important art collections in the world, Britain's Royal Collection contains drawings, paintings and sculptures by some of the greatestOne of the most important art collections in the world, Britain's Royal Collection contains drawings, paintings and sculptures by some of the greatest masters of Western art, as well as superb examples of English, European and Oriental jewellery, ceramics, furniture, books and manuscripts. After an introductory history of the collection by Hugh Roberts, this richly illustrated volume presents a selection of its treasures, including works by Vermeer, Holbein and Michelangelo, Sevres porcelain and eggs and miniature carvings by Faberge. ...more
 

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Silver



Philippa Merriman


Harvard University Press 2009
Hardback Illustrated
 

Philippa Merriman's book 'invites the reader to notice, understand and enjoy silver a little more by looking at it in a variety of contexts'. In chaptPhilippa Merriman's book 'invites the reader to notice, understand and enjoy silver a little more by looking at it in a variety of contexts'. In chapters illustrated primarily with examples from the British Museum collections, she explores the history of silver, its role as a measure of value and of status; its use as adornment and its symbolic value in different cultures; the silversmith's craft; and assaying and hallmarking. ...more
 

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Gold



Susan La Niece


Harvard University Press 2009
Hardback Illustrated
 

In tracing the history of gold through the ages, this beautifully illustrated book describes the multiple uses to which the precious metal has been puIn tracing the history of gold through the ages, this beautifully illustrated book describes the multiple uses to which the precious metal has been put. Drawing on examples in the collections of the British Museum, it shows gold used in coinage, jewellery and ornament, vessels and grave goods, and as religious artefacts, but the author also discusses the goldsmith's craft and the purity and hallmarking of gold. ...more
 

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Dogs


History. Myth. Art

Catherine Johns


Harvard University Press 2008
Hardback Illustrated
 

In her 'visual celebration of the ancient relationship between humans and dogs', Catherine Johns begins with a brief account of the domestication of dIn her 'visual celebration of the ancient relationship between humans and dogs', Catherine Johns begins with a brief account of the domestication of dogs since the earliest times and their manifold roles in human society. The main part of the book, 'Dogs Depicted', includes working dogs, companions, jackals, wolves and mythical monsters in works of art from all cultures and in media as diverse as ancient Egyptian gold amulets, ivory netsuke, a painting by Stubbs and a Late Minoan jasper seal. ...more
 

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The Art of Small Things



John Mack


Harvard University Press 2007
Hardback Illustrated
 

Showing that small really is beautiful, John Mack celebrates the world's tiniest artworks and the concentrated messages they convey in this delightfulShowing that small really is beautiful, John Mack celebrates the world's tiniest artworks and the concentrated messages they convey in this delightful compendium of wondrous, esoteric and sometimes weird miniatures from around the world. The 200 colour illustrations show items ranging from the Lewis chessmen and Roman and Indian engraved gemstones to modern shrunken heads and a Japanese engraving which fits 1,000 characters of miniature writing into an area of just one square inch....more
 

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Britains Toy Models Catalogues 1970 to 1979


With Comprehensive Indices

David Pullen


Veloce 2010
Paperback Illustrated
 

Whether a German infantryman striding forward on his metal base, or a minutely detailed cultivator, ready to hitch to the back of a tractor, the hundrWhether a German infantryman striding forward on his metal base, or a minutely detailed cultivator, ready to hitch to the back of a tractor, the hundreds of models that were produced by Britains toy company can transport people of a certain age back to their childhoods. An indispensable reference for toy collectors, this book presents, in facsimile, the ten Britains catalogues published during the 1970s and includes a detailed index of the toys. ...more
 

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The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm



Norman Hunter


Bodley Head 2011
Hardback Illustrated
 

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Erotica 2


The Nude in Contemporary Photography

Andrej Kulakowski


Art Photo Akt 2013
Hardback Illustrated
 

This second volume in the Erotica series presents selections of the nude work of 17 contemporary photographers, both professional and amateur, from EuThis second volume in the Erotica series presents selections of the nude work of 17 contemporary photographers, both professional and amateur, from Europe, Russia, the USA and Japan. The photographs include both monochrome and colour images, mostly reproduced full- page, and are introduced by notes on each photographer, with a short personal statement and details of exhibitions etc. Text in eight languages. ...more
 

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Classic Kits


Collecting the Greatest Model Kits in the World from Airfix to Tamiya

Arthur Ward


Collins 2012
Hardback Illustrated
 

Revisiting the joys of childhood (before Play Stations), this is a comprehensive history of scale kit modelling. The author writes with infectious entRevisiting the joys of childhood (before Play Stations), this is a comprehensive history of scale kit modelling. The author writes with infectious enthusiasm about the aircraft, ships, tanks and cars that provided hours of fiddly pleasure and irremovable blobs of glue on sweaters. Illustrated with original designs and photographs, here are the famous names - Airfix, Revell and Matchbox - and less well-known but sadly missed favourites such as Sky Birds and FROG (Flies Right Off the Ground)....more
 

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Your Garden in War-Time



CH Middleton


Aurum 2010
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