The London Encyclopaedia

Ben Weinreb, Christopher Hibbert, Julia Keay, John Keay

The London Encyclopaedia

"The London Encyclopaedia" is the most comprehensive book on London ever published. In its first new edition in over ten years, completely revised and updated, it comprises some 6,000 entries, organised 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 over 500 drawings, prints and photographs. Everything that is important in the history and culture of the capital is documented, whether vanished or extant, from its first settlement to the present day. 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
The London Encyclopaedia

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Classification Non-fiction
Genre Reference
Format Hardback
Pages 1101
RRP £50.00
Date of Publication August 2008
ISBN 978-1405049245
Publisher Macmillan
 

"The London Encyclopaedia" is the most comprehensive book on London ever published. In its first new edition in over ten years, completely revised and updated, it comprises some 6,000 entries, organised 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 over 500 drawings, prints and photographs. Everything that is important in the history and culture of the capital is documented, whether vanished or extant, from its first settlement to the present day.

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The Financial Times

Jonathan Sale

This third edition of The London Encyclopaedia is a capital book for a capital city.

01/09/2008

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