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The Bath Book of Days

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Discover the rich and colourful history of Bath with this collection of tales from across the city. Featuring a story for every da... Weiterlesen
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Discover the rich and colourful history of Bath with this collection of tales from across the city. Featuring a story for every day of the year, it includes famous historical events, such as the building of Bath's Royal Crescent and Circus and the founding of the Royal Bath and West Show, alongside less well-known tales, such a Bath's earliest balloon flight and the unfortunate death of a small boy named Willies. Featuring events from as early as the fourteenth century right up to the present day, this fascinating selection is sure to appeal to everyone interested in the history of one of Britain's most beautiful city.

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Taking you through the year day by day, The Bath Book of Days contains quirky and important episodes from the city's rich and colourful history. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book includes a plethora of historical events such as the building of the Royal Crescent and William Herschel's discovery of the planet Uranus from his Bath observatory; as well as comical tales such as the calamitous balloon voyage of 'aeronaut' Joseph Simmons and the exploits of the mysterious door-knocker thief. Featuring events from the Roman period right up to the present day, this fascinating selection is sure to appeal to everyone interested in the history of one of Britain's most iconic cities and will delight residents and visitors alike.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Bath Book of Days
Autor:
EAN: 9780750951746
ISBN: 978-0-7509-5174-6
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: The History Press
Anzahl Seiten: 368
Veröffentlichung: 02.06.2014
Jahr: 2014
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 0.4 MB