Looking up in Edinburgh

Looking up in Edinburgh

by Jane Peyton
     
 

Are you ready to discover a secret Edinburgh? A world where mythical creatures live with Greek Goddesses, and cherubs consort with Queens. Looking up in Edinburgh will enable you to see the city as those people who walk the streets looking straight ahead do not. Entering Edinburgh's hidden universe is simple, just look up above eye-level and prepare for a

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Overview

Are you ready to discover a secret Edinburgh? A world where mythical creatures live with Greek Goddesses, and cherubs consort with Queens. Looking up in Edinburgh will enable you to see the city as those people who walk the streets looking straight ahead do not. Entering Edinburgh's hidden universe is simple, just look up above eye-level and prepare for a surprise. Unicorns, dragons, and mermaids are gazing down, waiting to be admired.

Looking up in Edinburgh directs readers through the city's medieval Old Town and classical New Town. Along the route are remarkable architectural gems. The goal is to find them, using the book as your guide.

You do not need any architectural knowledge, just some comfortable shoes. Imagine yourself as a detective and put your best sleuthing foot forward. You are on a journey to explore the treasure trove of incredible buildings that combine to make Edinburgh such an unforgettable city.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...cute wee book highlighting some of the many architectural and design delights-crammed full of ornamental incident the book also highlights lost gems..." (Glasgow Herald, 26th June 04)

"...make sure you get Looking Up I Edinburgh'it will make sure you see the best of the city's landmarks..." (Daily Express Saturday Magazine, 31st July 04)

"...little gem which will encourage you to look at the city in a different way..." (The Scotsman, 21st August 04)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470091470
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Series:
Looking Up Series, #1
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 5.51(h) x 0.01(d)

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