The English Heritage Guide To London's Blue Plaques : The Lives and Homes of London's Most Interesting Inhabitants, Paperback Book

The English Heritage Guide To London's Blue Plaques : The Lives and Homes of London's Most Interesting Inhabitants Paperback

Edited by Howard Spencer

Description

Blue plaques, bearing names both familiar and intriguing, can be found all across the capital.

From VIRGINIA WOOLF to VINCENT VAN GOGH, CHRISTOPHER WREN to ALAN TURING, MAHATMA GANDHI to EMMELINE PANKHURST, the plaques celebrate an incredible array of London's past residents.

Whether they be musicians, scientists, sports stars, artists, actors, inventors or politicians - this compact English Heritage guide reveals, with wit and insight, the stories of London's most extraordinary men and women and the homes in which they lived.

The blue plaque scheme's historian, Howard Spencer, draws on the text of 2009's Lived in London while adding his own expertise for over 100 new plaques.

At 512 pages, and with over 150 colour and black-and-white images, this is the definitive guide to London's blue plaques.

The blue plaque scheme's historian, Howard Spencer, draws on the text of 2009's Lived in London while adding his own expertise for over 100 new plaques.

With over 150 colour and black-and-white images as well, this is the definitive guide to London's blue plaques. And especially for the ebook edition, all postcodes link to google maps if your device allows.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages, 200
  • Publisher: September Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781910463390

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