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ISBN: 9780857040336
AUTHOR: Alan Childs
Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds
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Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk was once the capital of East Anglia, and the town and surrounding area are full of history.

This lovely mediaeval market town with its ancient buildings attracts visitors in their thousands each year. Perhaps best known for its abbey ruins, there has been a church on the site of Suffolk's cathedral for nearly 1000 years. Once part of the great Abbey of St Edmund, St James’ Church dates from 1503, its nave formed from the earlier building.Though little remains of the Benedictine Abbey, following the Dissolution in 1539, St James’ church has continued to grow over the centuries, and Bury St Edmunds Cathedral was created when the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich was formed in 1914.

The striking Millennium Tower, completed in 2005, is now the crowning glory of the Cathedral.

In this book photographer Alan Childs captures the perfection of Bury St Edmunds both in the broader sweep of the town and through the individual and distinctive character of its buildings. His skilled eye has alighted on many features otherwise easily overlooked; for residents, and for those visiting the town this is the perfect memento, while for those wishing to discover more the book includes a series of five town walks accompanied by superb maps specially recreated from Victorian originals.

Alan Childs, photographer and author, lives in Norfolk and has produced a number of books about East Anglia including A Portrait of Norwich and Discover the North Norfolk Coast. He is also co-author of The Man Who Loved Horses: The Story of Jack Juby, Face to Face, and Holt Hall - An Illustrated History.

Imprint:Halsgrove. ISBN 978 0 85704 033 6, hardback, 214x230mm, 144 pages. Published October 2014.

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Lighthouses of the East CoastLighthouses of the East Coast - £16.99
From Trent Falls on the Humber to the Thames Estuary and London’s East End, Robin Jones produces a definitive guide to the lighthouses and primary lightships of the coast of Lincolnshire and East Anglia and the amazing stories behind them. Heavily illustrated, it is a fascinating book which can be enjoyed on the ground – or in the comfort of the armchair!
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For those who don’t know Norwich this magnificent collection of photographs by Alan Childs is a revelation - a city and a book that you’ll want to return to time and again.
Suffolk from the AirSuffolk from the Air - £14.99
Mike Page proves once again that there is no better way to discover the delights of the county’s heritage than from the air. Here we are taken on an aerial journey across the county following an A-Z trail of towns and villages, buildings ancient and modern, with views that we simply cannot appreciate in any other way except from above.
Suffolk MoodsSuffolk Moods - £14.99
Here is the best of Suffolk captured in over 130 superb colour pictures taken by David Gynn, a master of atmospheric photography.
Suffolk Coast from the AirSuffolk Coast from the Air - £14.99
Readers will enjoy Mike Page's outstanding bird’s eye views of Suffolk’s fine coastline and Pauline Young’s excellent accompanying text notes.
James Chambury: Colour Light & ShadeJames Chambury: Colour Light & Shade - £24.99
This book, lovingly compiled by James Chambury's daughters, reflects the long years of struggle through which this important artist triumphantly emerged into the light, exquisitely painting all aspects of the Essex and later the Suffolk and Norfolk coastline, as well as the inland scenery of East Anglia and beyond.
The Suffolk CoastThe Suffolk Coast - £14.99
The purpose of this book is to take the reader on a journey to some of the most interesting places on and around the Suffolk Coast. It is not a traditional walks book, its aim is to encourage a spirit of exploration and to provide visual inspiration, through Philip Morgan's superb photography.
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This book showcases a selection of the photographer’s personal favourite windmills and drainage mills that can be found in Suffolk today. Chris Herring’s photographs are superb in bringing out the best of the romance of these beautiful historic structures.
Ghost Fields of East AngliaGhost Fields of East Anglia - £14.99
From the author of the highly successful book, Echoes of East Anglia, comes this new volume containing even more fascinating pictures of wartime East Anglia. In Ghost Fields Martin Bowman takes the reader on a visual tour of the surviving Second World War airfields, exploring through photographs, and the stories of those who were there, these long-abandoned bases.
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In this fascinating book the Martin Bowman chronicles the lives of the airmen and others involved in the struggle to free Europe from Nazi tyranny. A superb evocation of a period when two nations were thrown together in mutual cause, the resultant cultural clash, and the unbreakable bonds that last to the present day.
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Echoes of East AngliaEchoes of East Anglia - £14.99
Martin Bowman has explored the many Second World War airfields in East Anglia, taking evocative photographs of all that remains, from empty, echoing control towers to the graffiti and wall-art left by the intrepid airmen, many of whom flew to their deaths, from this remote corner of England.
Sky High Suffolk CoastSky High Suffolk Coast - £4.99

Of particular fascination in Suffolk are the dramatic changes in the coastal landscape due to erosion revealed through the photographs. Mike Page's intimate knowledge of the region and his interest in flying and photography make him particularly well qualified to create this fine collection of aerial pictures.

 
 
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