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London : The Biography
Ackroyd, Peter
Vintage (Random House)
ISBN 10: 0099422581
ISBN 13: 9780099422587

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London the Biography
Ackroyd, Peter      
ISBN: 0099422581
Vintage London 2001 Reprint Large 8vo Large trade Paperback xxiv,822pp, index, many ills. Described by many reviewers as a brilliant book.  Very Good
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320751
Bookseller: Global Village Books  
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London; The Biography
Ackroyd, Peter, Photographic.     
ISBN: 0099422581
Vintage (Random House), London, 2001. Reprint  Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. 1.1 kg; XXIV, 824 pages, illustrated with 3 maps, 4 sections of either black-and-white or colour plates have reproductions of artworks and documents, in original colour illustrated paperback binding. Includes a chronology, an essay on sources, and an index. There are several reading creases in the spine, otherwise the book has no damage. "Nothing can quite match the huge strange echo chambers of life stories, folk tales, and urban myths conjured up in Peter Ackroyd's epic vision of his native city. Sparkling, witty scholarship is constantly transformed into smoky mystical street history, with dark ignited meditations on fog, fire, sewage, suicide and civic resurrection" -- Richard Holmes -- rear panel blurb. Size: Trade Paperback. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; England; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0099422581. ISBN/EAN: 9780099422587. Inventory No: 0261317. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0261317
Bookseller: Syber's Books  
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London: The Biography
Ackroyd, Peter, Photographic and illustrations     
ISBN: 0099422581
Vintage, London, 2001. Reprint  Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and illustrations. Reprint. List of illustrations, chronology, maps, acknowledgements, an essay on sources and index. The text is illustrated for inserts, of 8 pages each of black-and-white photographs, colour photographs colour and black-and-white illustrations and maps. Photographic / illustrated paperback binding with silver and white collar titles to the front panel and black and silver coloured titles to the back strip. Title says it all. A little creasing corners with reading creases of the back strip. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. [10], XI - XXIII, [1], 822, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Britain/UK; Genealogy & Local History. ISBN: 0099422581. ISBN/EAN: 9780099422587. Inventory No: 0125562. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0125562
Bookseller: Syber's Books  
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London: The Biography
Ackroyd, Peter,      
ISBN: 9780099422587
Vintage Books, London, 2001. First Edition  Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Fifth impression or later. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 822 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Here are two thousand years of London's history and folklore, its chroniclers and criminals and plain citizens, its food and drink and countless pleasures. Blackfriar's and Charing Cross, Paddington and Bedlam. Westminster Abbey and St. Martin in the Fields. Cockneys and vagrants. Immigrants, peasants, and punks. The Plague, the Great Fire, the Blitz. London at all times of day and night, and in all kinds of weather. In well-chosen anecdotes, keen observations, and the words of hundreds of its citizens and visitors, Ackroyd reveals the ingenuity and grit and vitality of London. Through a unique thematic tour of the physical city and its inimitable soul, the city comes alive. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0099422581. ISBN/EAN: 9780099422587. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5646. This book weighs over one kilogram, and may involve extra shipping charges if posted to some countries.. Very Good Condition
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5646
Bookseller: Colin Hopkins  
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