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In the last years of the nineteenth century The Queen’s London: A Pictorial and Descriptive Record of the Great Metropolis was published. The work a collection of some of the finest photographs of the capital ever taken was produced to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of her most excellent Majesty Victoria Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India. In 2012 when the eyes of the world will be on London The Queens’ London brings this story up to date. Pairing these beautifully captured vintage views with 180 images taken from identical vantage points in the London of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee it gives the reader a fascinating perspective on the history behind London’s familiar streets.Hardcover: 192 pagesPublisher: The History Press (29 Feb. 2012) About the AuthorJon Curry lived in and around London for 25 years and now works for the Eden Project in Cornwall. Hugo Simms is a Londoner by birth and has lived in the city for nearly 30 years. An award-winning writer his plays regularly featured on the London fringe theater circuit for nearly 10 years. His recent work includes articles for the "London Evening Standard" and the "South London Press."

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The Last Days of Richard III & the Fate of His DNA Stockists

The Last Days of Richard III contains a new and uniquely detailed exploration of Richard's last 150 days. By deliberately avoiding the hindsight knowledge that he will lose the Battle of Bosworth Field we discover a new Richard: no passive victim awaiting defeat and death but a king actively pursuing his own agenda. It also re-examines the aftermath of Bosworth: the treatment of Richard's body; his burial; and the construction of his tomb. And there is the fascinating story of why and how Richard III's family tree was traced until a relative was found alive and well in Canada. Now with the discovery of Richard's...

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Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone Stockists

The stories illustrated in the mosaic pavements that have survived from Roman Britain graphically link us to the world of the Romans in a way that literature with its nuances of interpretation cannot. After explaining how and why mosaic pavements were made Dr. Patricia Witts looks at many of the 200 figured Roman mosaics that can be enjoyed in museums and sites throughout the country. Most portray mythological characters and the author explains the underlying myths; others are taken from daily life or depict animals birds and marine creatures. This lavishly illustrated study is accompanied by a full glossary of technical terms...

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Britains Kings and Queens Stockists

This title presents a concise informative history in words and pictures of Britain's 56 sovereigns from Alfred the Great in the 9th century to our reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II. This book includes family trees and details of where and when each monarch was born where they were crowned the dates they reigned and where they are buried.Key Features:32 pagesPaperbackPublished in 1990

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Myths & Legends of the First World War Stockists

The truth behind many curious and unexplained wartime talesReissue of popular companion to bestselling Myths and Legends of the Second World War asking:Were lions really led by donkeys?Was there really an 'Angel of the Mons'?Did the Germans really create poisoned sweets for British children? During the First World War a rich crop of legends sprouted from the battlefields and grew with such ferocity that many still excite controversy today. This book examines the roots of these stories and reveals the truth. Some myths remain well-known. Did an entire battalion of the Norfolk Regiment vanish without a trace at Gallipoli...

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