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The Old Weird Albion

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Electric Eden

Author : Rob Young
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Electric Eden documents one of the great untold stories of British music over the past century. While ostensibly purporting to be a history of that much derided (though currently fashionable) four-letter word, 'folk', Electric Eden will be a magnificent survey of the visionary, topographic and esoteric impulses that have driven the margins of British visionary folk music from Vaughan Williams and Holst to The Incredible String Band, Nick Drake, John Martyn and Aphex Twin. For the first time the full story of the extraordinary period of folk rock from the mid 1960s to the mid 1970s will be told in a book with the breadth of a social history touching on sonic worship, pagan architecture, land art, ley lines and ther outer fringes of the avant garde. Electric Eden identifies a particularly English wellspring of imagery and imagination, an undercurrent that has fed into the creative and organic strand of Britain's music over the past century. From Edwardian composers assimilations of folk song and visionary poetry, via folk rock of the 60s and 70s, the story is brought up to date by placing these earlier movements in a continuum that links through significant figures in 21st century pastoral electronica.

Mount London

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An invisible mountain rises above the streets of London. At over 1,400 metres it's Britain's highest peak. This ingenious book is an account of the ascent of Mount London by writers, poets and urban cartographers, each scaling a smaller urban mountain - from Crystal Palace to Parliament Hill. Mount London is a visionary record of the vertical city. Contributors: Matt D. Brown, Sarah Butler, Tom Chivers, Liz Cookman, David Cooper, Tim Cresswell, Alan Cunningham, Joe Dunthorne, Inua Ellams, Katy Evans-Bush, SJ Fowler, Bradley L. Garrett, Edmund Hardy, Justin Hopper, Martin Kratz, Amber Massie-Blomfield, Karen McCarthy Woolf, Helen Mort, Mary Paterson, Gareth E. Rees, Gemma Seltzer, Chrissy Williams, Tamar Yoseloff.

The Continent an illustrated weekly magazine conducted by Albion W Tourg e

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Perfidious Albion

Author : Sam Byers
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE RSL ENCORE PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2019 In Edmundsbury, a small town in east England, fear and loathing are on the rise. It is the near future; Brexit has happened and the ramifications are real. Grass-roots right-wing political party 'England Always' are fomenting hatred. The residents of a failing housing estate are being manipulatively cleared from their homes. A multinational tech company is making inroads into the infrastructure. Just as social tensions appear to reach crisis point, masked men begin a series of 'disruptions', threatening to make internet histories public, asking the townspeople 'what don't you want to share?'

Albion College Bulletin

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Lost Gods of Albion

Author : Paul Newman
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A uniquely British phenomenon, the 30 or so figures cut into the turf of southern England have excited antiquarians, archaeologists, and the general public for generations. However, their origins are enigmatic. Paul Newman shows how hill-figures reveal Britain's darkest past: Druid massacres, conjectured human sacrifice, and strange phallic and pagan rites that in milder form survive even today. In recent years much has changed in the world of hill-figure studies, most significantly perhaps the absolute dating by scientific means of early silts incorporated into the Uffington White Horse, which can now be seen to date from around 1000 BC. These and other discoveries and reinterpretations are among the many features which make this book essential reading for all those who have been captivated by the potent symbolism of chalk hill-figures.


Author : C.F. HODGSON
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Vaughan Williams and the Vision of Albion

Author : Wilfrid Mellers
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This, the second edition, was significantly revised and expanded. It incorporates a substantial amount of new material - notably three sections on the operas Hugh the Drover, Sir John in Love and The Poisoned Kiss. Also Wilfrid inserted into the final chapter A Double Man's Last Harvest, an account of the late A minor sonata for violin and piano.


Author : Gary D. Schmidt
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A delightful collection reveals how nature celebrates rebirth and renewal, exploring the delicate balance between the new and the ancient and evoking the sense that springtime is a time of poignant renewal, youth merged with age, and giddy joy tempered by wisdom.

Rare Books 1983 1984

Author : Alice D. Schreyer
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Children of Albion

Author : Michael Horovitz
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The anthology contains many of the best poems of Pete Brown, Dave Cunliffe, Roy Fisher, Lee Harwood, Spike Hawkins, Anselm Hollo, Bernard Kops, Tom McGrath, Adrian Mitchell, Edwin Morgan, Neil Oram, Tom Pickard, Tom Raworth, Chris Torrance, Alex Trocchi, Gael Turnbull - and forty-seven others - from John Arden to Michael X -- rear cover.

The Standard Poland China Record

Author : Standard Poland-China Record Association, Maryville, Mo
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The old college at Nirgends

Author : Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth
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Out with the Old Voyagers

Author : Horace George Groser
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Dark Albion

Author : David Brian
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Revised edition: March, 2013. Seeping out from the mist shrouded British Isles, comes a collection of stunningly original tales of horror and fantasy from David Brian, which Occult author - Philip Cooper, describes as 'great stuff, and a chilling candlelight read!' Juliet is trapped in a loveless and abusive marriage. Her husband is a violent bully, intent on making her life into a living hell... Presumably he has never heard the old adage about 'a woman scorned'. Vlad has hunted his prey across the major cities of the world for many years. arriving amid the bright lights of London, he is excited at the prospect of this new hunting ground... Sometimes though, things don't go quite as planned. A wonderfully twisted collection of horror short stories, featuring weird and disturbing tales, which make up the strange world of Dark Albion.

Albion and Rosamond and The Living Voice

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The Continent

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The International Cyclopaedia

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The International Cyclop dia

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