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Peter Davies - Berkshire Byways - 9780750949606 - V9780750949606
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Berkshire Byways

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Description for Berkshire Byways Paperback. Part history, part guide, this book takes us on a journey around the county of Berkshire, offering various insights. Num Pages: 128 pages, Over 50 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESB; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 166 x 7. Weight in Grams: 308.

"If I were to list my principal hobbies", says author Peter Davies, "they would include gawping: not idly or uselessly, but with awe." Berkshire has plenty to be awestruck about. First there is the ancient trackway of the Ridgeway: is there a more splendid walk in the country? Alternatively one can easily cycle the whole length of the Kennet & Avon Canal. In between, beyond and below, are a hundred grand spectacles, natural and manmade. Beside all that, there are the wonderful spontaneous delights and discoveries that await the open-minded traveller, as well as the many chance encounters with people.

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Part history, part guide, this new book takes us on an appealing journey around the often overlooked county of Berkshire, offering many insights and surprises. However well you know the county, you will discover something new in these pages.

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Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780750949606
SKU
V9780750949606
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-5

About Peter Davies
Peter Davies was born and bred in Shropshire, but has lived near Newbury, Berkshire for many years. He is the author of eight books, one of which was with Sutton - A Shropshire Boyhood, which sold wonderfully well.

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