Bradshaw's Guide

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Middleton Press (MD)

ISBN: 9781908174055

Category: Great Britain

Page: 624

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Bradshaw's Railway Handbook Complete Edition

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1844861813

Category: Transportation

Page: 1426

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Hard to put down ... truthful and opinionated, often funny but never predictable ... the finest travelling companion.' – Michael Portillo on Bradshaw Unavailable for many years and much sought after, this classic guide book is now faithfully reissued for a new generation. Bradshaw's Railway Handbook was originally published in 1866 under the title Bradshaw's Handbook for Tourists in Great Britain and Ireland. It appeared in four volumes as a comprehensive handbook for domestic tourists, offering a detailed view of English life in the Victorian age. Now available to a new generation of readers, it will appeal to railway, steam and transport enthusiasts, local historians, and anyone with an interest in British heritage, the Victorian period, or the nation's industrial past.

Bradshaw’s Continental Railway Guide (full edition)

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Old House Books

ISBN: 9781908402479

Category: Transportation

Page: 1560

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Following its bestselling edition of Bradshaw's Handbook 1863, Old House brings you this fascinating guide to Europe's rail network on the very brink of the First World War. Published in 1913, it is divided into three sections: timetables for services covering the continent, short guides to each city and notable destination and features, and a wealth of advertisements and ephemeral materials concerning hotels, restaurants and services that might be required by the early twentieth century traveller by rail. It affords a fascinating glimpse of fin de siècle Europe and of a transport network that was shortly to be devastated by the greatest war the world had ever seen.

Bradshaws Enlarged Handbook

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007591893

Category: Great Britain

Page: 560

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Bradshaw’s descriptive railway handbook of Great Britain and Ireland, a tourist guide to rail travel and the star of the television series Great British Railway Journey, has been enlarged into this facsimile edition of the original 1861 printing. Produced in 1861 at the time that the railways became essential for tourism as well as infrastructure, this addition to the collection provides a chance to explore what is now common, through the eyes of a nation for whom rail travel was still a novelty of the age. This enlarged facsimile provides a fascinating view of railway travel in the 19th century.

Bradshaw's Railway Handbook Vol 1

London and its environs (Kent, Sussex, Hants, Dorset, Devon, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Wight)

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1844861635

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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Bradshaw's Railway Handbook was originally published in 1866 under the title Bradshaw's Handbook for Tourists in Great Britain and Ireland. It appeared in four volumes as a comprehensive handbook for domestic tourists, offering a detailed view of English life in the Victorian age. Conway is proud to announce the reissue of the first volume of this series, which purportedly focuses on London and its environs - but actually deals with a broad swathe of English metropolitan, suburban and rural landscape (Kent, Sussex, Hants, Dorset, Devon, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Wight) full of fascinating period detail. Now available to a new generation of readers, it will appeal to railway, steam and transport enthusiasts, local historians, and anyone with an interest in British heritage, the Victorian period, or the nation's industrial past.

Bradshaw’s Handbook

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Old House Books

ISBN: 9781908402028

Category: Transportation

Page: 512

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Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s – Bradshaw's Handbook deserves a place on the bookshelf of any traveller, railway enthusiast, historian or anglophile. Produced as the British railway network was reaching its zenith, and as tourism by rail became a serious pastime, it was the first national tourist guide specifically organized around railway journeys, and to this day offers a glimpse through the carriage window at a Britain long past. Bradshaw's Descriptive Railway Hand-Book of Great Britain and Ireland was published in four parts, describing the sights to be seen in towns and cities encountered along selected railway journeys in each region. Gathered together into a single book, it bore the short title Bradshaw's Handbook and after a few years, passed into obscurity, remaining extremely rare to this day. This is facsimile of that book, possibly the only surviving example of the 1863 edition. The original Bradshaw's Handbook inspired the BBC2 television series Great British Railway Journeys, now preparing for a fourth season.

Bradshaw's Handbook to London

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1784423335

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 2011

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Bradshaw's guide to London was published in a single volume as a handbook for visitors to the capital, and it includes beautiful engravings of London attractions, a historical overview of the city, and lots of other information relating to London theatres, Hackney carriages, omnibuses, London churches and even banks. There is also advice for tourists on coping with London smog, avoiding pickpockets, dealing with London's muddy streets and ferocious din, and many other topics - some just as useful today as they were in 1862! The main body of the book focuses on a series of 'walking tours' radiating outwards from the centre of London, covering the North, East, South and West, The City of London and a tour of the Thames (from Greenwich to Windsor). All major attractions and districts are covered in detailed pages full of picturesque description. This reformatted edition preserves the historical value of this meticulously detailed and comprehensive book, which will appeal to Bradshaw's enthusiasts, local historians, aficionados of Victoriana, tourists and Londoners alike - there really is something for everyone. It will enchant anyone with an interest in the capital and its rich history.

Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide

1853 Railway Handbook of Europe

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008201272

Category:

Page: 480

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An enlarged facsimile edition of Bradshaw's descriptive railway handbook of Europe originally published in 1853. Bradshaw's original tourist guide to rail travel is the star of the BBC's television series 'Great Continental Railway Journeys' as used by Michael Portillo. Produced in 1853 at a time that the railways became essential for tourism as well as infrastructure. This new larger format facsimile edition gives you the chance to explore what is now common, through the eyes of a continent for whom rail travel was still a novelty of the age. Providing a fascinating view of European railway travel in the nineteenth century. This Bradshaw's Continental Handbook has been recreated from the Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide and General Handbook Illustrated with Local and other Maps 'special edition' from 1853 and also Bradshaw's General Shareholders Manual and Directory 1853. Maps which appear as pull outs throughout the original text have been moved to a section after the main book. In order to make the original documents easier to interpret this edition has been published at a slightly enlarged scale.

The Online Journalism Handbook

Skills to Survive and Thrive in the Digital Age

Author: Paul Bradshaw

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317645138

Category: Social Science

Page: 358

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The Online Journalism Handbook has established itself globally as the leading guide to the fast-moving world of digital journalism, showcasing the multiple possibilities for researching, writing and storytelling offered to journalists through new technologies. In this new edition, Paul Bradshaw presents an engaging mix of technological expertise with real world practical guidance to illustrate how those training and working as journalists can improve the development, presentation and global reach of their story through web-based technologies. The new edition is thoroughly revised and updated, featuring: a significantly expanded section on the history of online journalism business models; a new focus on the shift to mobile-first methods of consumption and production; a brand new chapter on online media law written by Professor Tim Crook of Goldsmiths, University of London, UK; a redeveloped section on interactivity, with an introduction to coding for journalists; advice on the journalistic uses of vertical video, live video, 360 and VR. The Online Journalism Handbook is a guide for all journalism students and professional journalists, as well as being of key interest to digital media practitioners.

Bradshaw’s International Air Guide, 1934

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Old House Books

ISBN: 9781908402578

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

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First published in 1934, this facsimile reproduction captures air travel's exhilarating golden age when ordinary citizens took to the skies and the Bradshaw guides were the most popular handbooks of the day in planning trips in Great Britain by airplane. It includes information on international airports, passenger fares, timetables and features a vintage double-sized map of flight routes originating from the UK to points all around the world.

Bradshaw's Handbook, 1863

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781908402486

Category: Great Britain

Page: 512

View: 458

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Offers a snapshot of Britain in the 1860s. This is a facsimile of the actual book, often referred to as Bradshaw's Guide, that inspired the Great British Railway Journeys television series, and is possibly the only surviving example of the 1863 edition.

Dodger's Guide to London

Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448174600

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 1922

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This digital edition includes the original artwork, has been specially adapted for ebook platforms and is optimized for tablet devices. The hardback edition of Dodger's Guide to London has fully integrated images and text. ROLL UP! ROLL UP! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Ladies and Gents, Sir Jack Dodger brings you a most excellent Guide to London! Did you know . . . ? If a Victorian couldn’t afford a sweep, they might drop a goose down their chimney to clean it! A nobby lady’s unmentionables could weigh up to 40lbs! Parliament had to be suspended during the Great Stink of 1858! From the wretches of the rookeries to the fancy coves at Buckingham Palace, Dodger will show you every dirty inch of London. Warning: Includes ’orrible murders, naughty ladies and plenty of geezers!

Seriously Funny

The Endlessly Quotable Terry Pratchett

Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473541883

Category: Humor

Page: 128

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‘I’ll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there’s evidence of any thinking going on inside it.’ The most quotable writer of our time, Terry Pratchett’s unique brand of wit made him both a bestseller and an enduring, endearing source of modern wisdom. This collection is filled with his funniest and most memorable words about life, the universe and snoring.

Have More Money Now

Author: John Layfield

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416595779

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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So you're holding this book in your hand, wondering: Just what does this WWE Superstar know about the world of finance? Have you ever been down to your last twenty-seven dollars, out of a job, and wondering what you were going to do? If anyone needed to learn about finance, it was that person -- and he was me. I've had to learn through my own mistakes, and now you can learn from me. I break it all down for you in easy-to-understand language: Give Yourself a Pay Cut Set Your Goals Before You Start Living Within Your Means You Can't Crash-Diet -- Or Crash-Budget Good Debt vs. Bad Debt How Much Can You Spare? Keep It Simple Buy-and-Hold Doesn't Mean Buy-and-Ignore I might not work on Wall Street nor have a finance degree, but I've learned how to save, how to invest. And you too can Have More Money Now.

Appleton's Railway Guide to the USA and Canada

Author: D. Appleton

Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK

ISBN: 9781471159947

Category: Travel

Page: 640

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A facsimile edition of the classic 1879 travel guide—often referred to as “Appleton’s Guide”—that inspired the Great American Railroad Journeys PBS television series with Michael Portillo. Appleton’s Railway Guide to the United States & Canada was originally published in two volumes, describing the variety of attractions offered in each North American town or city the train traveler would encounter along the railway system's numerous routes. It was the first tourist guide specifically organized around railway journeys, offering a rare glimpse through the carriage window of a continent lost to history. As with many guidebooks of the era, Appleton Guides became obsolete as routes and destinations became less popular and new guidebooks took their place. Both these volumes became collector’s items due to their rarity, until now. An unprecedented snapshot of North America in the 1870s, Appleton’s Railway Guide is a must-have for any travel and railway enthusiast, historian, and fan of Americana.

Bradshaw's Railway Handbook Vol 3

Bradshaw's Tours (Hertford, Buckingham, Northampton, Warwick, Stafford, Chester and the Northern Counties of Scotland)

Author: George Bradshaw

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1844861791

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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A superb and wonderfully illustrated guide to Britain's villages, towns and connecting railways, dating from 1866. Unavailable for many years and much sought after, this classic guide book is now faithfully reissued for a new generation Bradshaw's Railway Handbook was originally published in 1866 under the title Bradshaw's Handbook for Tourists in Great Britain and Ireland. It appeared in four volumes as a comprehensive handbook for domestic tourists, and includes beautiful engravings of English cathedrals, castles and other views along with maps, period advertisements and nostalgic descriptions of English life, all set in charming Victorian typefaces. As a companion to the first two volumes (London ands its environs and Tours in North and South Wales), Conway is proud to announce the reissue of the third volume of this series, which focuses on 'Tours in Hertford, Buckingham, Northampton, Warwick, Stafford, Chester and the Northern Counties of Scotland' – but actually deals with a broad swathe of English and Scottish metropolitan, suburban and rural landscape full of fascinating period detail. This rare and much- sought-after tome is the very same book that Michael Portillo carried and referred to throughout his 'Great British Railway Journeys' series. Now available to a new generation of readers, it will appeal to railway, steam and transport enthusiasts, local historians, and anyone with an interest in British heritage, the Victorian period, or the nation's industrial past.