A London Peculiar: The London You Shouldn't Miss (Paperback)
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A London Peculiar: The London You Shouldn't Miss (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 31/03/2015
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Come on a fascinating journey through a London less explored and discover some of the most unusual and intriguing hidden gems to be found in the city. A London Peculiar shines a light into London's secret corners, revealing a remarkable array of little-known curiosities, many of which are published here for the first time. James Bond's London - where to dress, dine and drink like Ian Fleming and James Bond;The terrifying cell in which the Knights Templar were imprisoned;London's only lighthouse; London's smallest and oldest houses;The "Birthplace of America";The exclusive shops that supply the Royal family;The pub frequented by Jack the Ripper's victims;The church that was used by the KGB for Cold War Espionage;The street that is home to the world's oldest hat, wine, tobacco and barber shops;The alleyways in which Charles Dickens dined and in which he set Scrooge's counting house;The first domed building in England; London's most unusual museums;Fences made from Second World War air raid stretchers;The rose garden in which Shakespeare set the start of the War of RosesA London Peculiar is an insider's guide that will entertain those who have never been to London, those who are seasoned visitors and those who call London home.Highlights include: James Bond's London - where to dress, dine and drink like Ian Fleming and James Bond; The terrifying cell in which the Knights Templar were imprisoned; London's only lighthouse; London's smallest and oldest houses; The "Birthplace of America"; The exclusive shops that supply the Royal Family; The pub frequented by Jack the Ripper's victims; The church that was used by the KGB for Cold War espionage; The street that is home to the world's oldest hat, wine, tobacco and barber shops; The alleyways in which Charles Dickens dined and in which he set Scrooge's counting house; The first domed building in England; London's most unusual museums; Fences made from Second World War air raid stretchers; The rose garden in which Shakespeare set the start of the War of the Roses. A London Peculiar is an insider's guide that will entertain those who have never been to London, those who are seasoned visitors and those who call London home.

Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 9781742575735
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 667 g
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 19 mm

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