LONDON MAP OF DAYS


LONDON MAP OF DAYS

MYCHAEL BARRATT    Book Number: 89840    Product format: Hardback

Based upon an original and very limited eight-plate etching by the author which was shown at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 2015, the book features 366 date references to events or people throughout London's history. Highlights include 17th December 1849 when the first bowler hat was created by Thomas and William Bowlers, 3rd December 1976 when Pink Floyd's inflatable pig broke free from Battersea Power Station, 11th November 1920 when the Cenotaph on Whitehall designed by Edwin Lutyens was unveiled on Armistice Day, 23rd January 1571 when the Royal Exchange was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth I or 10th July 1958 when the first parking meter in Britain was installed in Westminster. A cornucopia of facts, anecdotes and stories accompanied by bold sketches of the characters involved, there is a delightful fold-out print of the entire map at the back of the book of Barratt's original artwork with the River Thames weaving its way through the middle. Learn many random facts to impress people and absorb nuggets of fascinating information for every day of the year. Pagemarker, 408pp.
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.50


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ISBN 9781910787755
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