The London Encyclopedia

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The London Encyclopaedia is the most comprehensive book on London ever published. In its first new edition in more than 10 years, completely revised and updated, it comprises some 6,000 entries, organized alphabetically, cross-referenced, and supported by two large indexes—one for the 10,000 people mentioned in the text and one general—and is illustrated with more than 500 drawings, prints, and photographs. Everything that is important in the history and culture of London is documented, whether vanished or ...

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Overview

The London Encyclopaedia is the most comprehensive book on London ever published. In its first new edition in more than 10 years, completely revised and updated, it comprises some 6,000 entries, organized alphabetically, cross-referenced, and supported by two large indexes—one for the 10,000 people mentioned in the text and one general—and is illustrated with more than 500 drawings, prints, and photographs. Everything that is important in the history and culture of London is documented, whether vanished or extant, from its first settlement to the present day.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405049252
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Edition description: Third edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1120
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 2.40 (d)

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  • Posted May 14, 2010

    Excellent historical resource on London

    This book contains all the history, stories, anecdotes and apocrypha that have made up London over the last 1000 years. An invaluable guide for the both the student of history and the curious tourist.

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