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This England is the quarterly magazine for all who love our green and pleasant land and are unashamedly proud of their English roots. Published since 1968 the magazine has now become one of England’s best loved magazines and has a readership of over 115,000 people from around the world. As well as being popular in England it outsells all other British heritage magazines in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and is sent to readers in every country of the world. Published in Cheltenham, in the heart of picturesque Gloucestershire, the magazine is edited, printed and despatched direct from England. Subscribe today and celebrate all that is best about England and the English way of life.

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This England Gifts A collection of CDs all exclusive to This England Rhythm Pianists Bouncy rhythm cheers up most people and here are some of the world’s fi nest syncopated piano players to amuse you, including Fats Waller, Billy Mayerl, Charlie Kunz, Rawicz and Landauer, Russ Conway, George Gershwin, Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton and many more. Tracks include: Love Me or Leave Me; Makin’ Whoopee; The Entertainer; Ain’t Misbehavin’; Marigold; Barrelhouse; We’re in the Money; Hometown; Tiptoe Through the Tulips; Jingle Jangle Jingle; Blue Moon; Get Happy; With a Song in My Heart; You Made Me Love You; Twelfth Street Rag; Cross Hands Boogie, etc. Code: C169 Come Dancing Many future married couples met on the dance floor and here are 27 different foot tappers to remind you of the past, when a visit to the local palais or village hall was the highlight of the week. Everything from a 17th-century minuet, through several Latin American dances to 20th-century rock & roll are included, calling at various hop, skip and jump stations in between. What was your favourite? Code: C159 Code: C130 David Hughes Both a popular and classical tenor, he was known as “Mr. Heart Throb” but his glittering career was cut dreadfully short by a heart attack, after standing in at the last minute for a performance of Madame Butterfl y at the London Coliseum. Happily, his recorded legacy lives on. Thanks for the Memory Hollywood has produced many famous singers down the years and here are 28 of their best songs. Among the performers are Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Marlene Dietrich, Frank Sinatra, Danny Kaye, Betty Hutton and many more. You can’t beat ‘em so why not join ‘em? Code: C164 Country Gardens We all like a nice garden and green fi ngers have provided the inspiration for many composers down the years. These 24 superb tracks include mention of Narcissus, Marigold, Hollyhock, Daisies, Bluebells, Roses, Amaryllis, Lavender and Apple Blossom, not to mention birds, trees and insects. A delightfully rural selection of music. Code: C150 Just £9.95 each to UK, overseas £12. US $24; Can $26; Aus $27; NZ $31. POST: This England Publishing Ltd., P.O. Box 814, Haywards Heath, Sussex RH16 9LQ. See order form on page 97 94 THIS ENGLAND, Winter, 2017

This England Gifts THE TRUE, HISTORIC COUNTIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND This map is the only one in existence showing the counties in a modern, large scale format. It shows real historic (not administrative) counties that remain the same today as they have been for hundreds of years. This unique map, printed on satin paper, comes either as a plain or laminated wall map or a traditional folded map that you can take anywhere. • Size 46" x 32" • Scale 1" to 13½ miles • Principal cities and towns • Historic county towns • Motorways and principal road network • Fascinating “About this map” account included Folded map: Code: MFMAP Just £14.95 to UK, overseas £19.95. US $40; Can $42; Aus $44; NZ $51. Plain wall map: Code: MWMAP Just £21.95 to UK, overseas £29.95. US $60; Can $63; Aus $66; NZ $76. Laminated wall map: Code: MLMAP Just £39.95 to UK, overseas £51.95. US $103; Can $109; Aus $115; NZ $132. The Real County of Yorkshire Map Yorkshire, our largest county, with its three historic Ridings, is the same today as it has been for over a thousand years. The boundaries of no fewer than 35 councils governing those who live in Yorkshire bear no relation to the real county. This map, the fi rst in the ‘Real County’ series, sets the record straight. • Size approx. 33" x 23" • Accurate boundaries of the real county of Yorkshire • Yorkshire’s three Ridings clearly marked • Historic boundary of the city of York • Current local government boundaries • Principal cities, towns and villages • National parks, principal rivers and peaks • Heritage railways • Key tourist attractions Also included is a fascinating, detailed ‘About this map’ account. Yorkshire folded map: Code: MFYOR Just £12.95 to UK, overseas £18.95. US $38; Can $40; Aus $42; NZ $48. Yorkshire plain wall map: Code: MWYOR Just £16.95 to UK, overseas £23.95. US $48; Can $51; Aus $53; NZ $61. Yorkshire laminated wall map: Code: MLYOR Just £29.95 to UK, overseas £37.95. US $76; Can $80; Aus $84; NZ $97. PHONE: 0800 074 0188 (FREE from UK landlines) Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm. Overseas: +44 1382 575052 ONLINE: www.thisengland.co.uk THIS ENGLAND, Winter, 2017 95