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Collecting the Britain in Pictures series


the-english-peopleIt’s 1941 and Britain stands alone against Germany. The publisher Collins launches a remarkable series of books, called Britain in Pictures, designed to boost morale and record a way of life. George Orwell, Cecil Beaton, John Betjeman, Graham Greene and Edith Sitwell are among the writers to contribute.

More than 60 years after the final Britain in Pictures book was published, this series is adored by collectors who strive for a complete set. From battlefields to boxing and farming to map-making, these remarkable books offer a glimpse into a bygone era. Learn more.

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