The London Collection: Under the Skin of the Capital of Cool by Think Books, Kenneth Yau, William Wiles, Matt Plaskitt |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The London Collection: Under the Skin of the Capital of Cool

The London Collection: Under the Skin of the Capital of Cool

by Think Books, Kenneth Yau, William Wiles, Matt Plaskitt
     
 
From Chelsea to Camden, Hammersmith to Hackney, this area-by-area collection of urban facts and compelling stats takes lovers of London on a unique tour of the “capital of cool.” In addition to getting fun quotes and notes, inquiring minds will find the answers to these pressing questions: What piece of classical music are the chimes of Big Ben based

Overview

From Chelsea to Camden, Hammersmith to Hackney, this area-by-area collection of urban facts and compelling stats takes lovers of London on a unique tour of the “capital of cool.” In addition to getting fun quotes and notes, inquiring minds will find the answers to these pressing questions: What piece of classical music are the chimes of Big Ben based on? Which is the bestselling chocolate bar from machines on the Underground? Where did John Logie Baird first demonstrate how television works? What tragic events led to the Olympics being held in London in 1908 and 1948? Anglophiles and tourists will eat this up!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845250195
Publisher:
Think Books
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.72(w) x 7.06(h) x 0.82(d)

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