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York Then & Now
     

York Then & Now

by Paul Chrystal
 

The city of York is one of England's most historic and best preserved cities, which is uniquely reflected in this fascinating new compilation. Contrasting a selection of 90 archive images alongside full-color modern photographs, this unique book captures how the city used to be and how it looks today. Accompanied by informative captions, each page

Overview

The city of York is one of England's most historic and best preserved cities, which is uniquely reflected in this fascinating new compilation. Contrasting a selection of 90 archive images alongside full-color modern photographs, this unique book captures how the city used to be and how it looks today. Accompanied by informative captions, each page captures life in the area as it once was—and is now. Featuring streets and buildings, shops and businesses, and the people of York, all aspects of life in the city are covered, providing a fascinating insight into the changing face of the city.  As well as delighting the many tourists who visit the city, York Then & Now will provide present occupants with a glimpse of how the city used to look, in addition to awakening nostalgic memories for those who used to live or work here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752457352
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
Then & Now Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Chrystal is a translator and has a degree in Classics and an MPhil in Latin literature. Mark Sunderland is a landscape and travel photographer based in North Yorkshire. Mark's work has been widely published in magazines and books, and highly commended in the 2000 BG Wildlife Photographer of The Year competition for Composition and Form. He is now a freelance photographer producing fine art landscape prints and stock travel images.

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