Illustrated London

Peter Ackroyd (Author)
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Description

Lavish, large format picture book about London, with Peter Ackroyd's inimitable text (taken from London: A Biography), new pictures and new captions. Divided into four parts: 1) In the beginning Roman and Medieval London, ending with the Black Death; 2) Red Contrasts the Great Fire of 1666 with the Blitz of 1944, and tells the story of both in gripping narrative; 3) Motley Theatrical London, including street fairs, street theatre, London as mob and crowd etc; 4) Black The industrial revolution, the London poor and homeless, London as centre of empire (including emigration), London prisons, huge expansion of the metropolis (including the London suburbs).

Product Details

Price
£25.00  £23.25
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Publish Date
2 October 2003
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9780701176136
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