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London For Everyman

William Kent

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ISBN : 9780838314807
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177 pages
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PRE-ISBNPage count includes 48 pages of full colour maps at the back of the book.From the front-inside of the dustjacket:“Modelled with slight deviation on Paris for Everyman … this book is intended as a comprehensive guide for the visitor to London,MorePRE-ISBNPage count includes 48 pages of full colour maps at the back of the book.From the front-inside of the dustjacket:“Modelled with slight deviation on Paris for Everyman … this book is intended as a comprehensive guide for the visitor to London, and as a welcome companion for the cockney…. [The text has] been most carefully written and compiled- they supply, concisely, yet comprehensively, all kinds of information, historical and practical, on the exploration of London. In the order in which they appear the sections are: Disposal of Time, a note on time saving- Where to Stay, a list of hotels- Where to Dine, a list of restaurants- Amusements, theatres, cinemas, etc- A Short History of London, an outline in sixteen pages- Day Walks, eight sectionalised walks (120 pages) which take in all the principle historic places and enumerate their particular points of interest- Evening Walks, six in number (36 pages), especially arranged to include, as far as possible, sights which may be seen as well in the evening as during the day, thereby giving greater time for sights only suited to day walks- Extras, areas of interest not dealt with elsewhere- Some Interesting London Graves- America’s Links with London- Days and Hours for Visiting Public Buildings – museums, gardens, etc – with prices of admission, etc- Bibliography of books about London- Index to Streets and Places.”