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The information presented will allow me to take a different look at my surroundings and take a unconventional tour of sorts, compared to the average tourist.
I love the brief overviews provided in the book: quick snapshots of a building, signs, streets, etc. I had a few hours of fun browsing through this book and making a few mental notes of things to look at if I’m in London.The square format fits perfectly with Jack's bite-sized descriptions detailing discoveries he's found in the capital.
I'm off to see the black cats of Mornington Crescent on my next trip to London and I think I need to investigate the urinal defenders and fart lamp. From bollards that are actually upended cannon and evidence of London’s lost rivers, to the stories behind some of the city’s best street names and what a ‘snob’ screen is, it is a miscellany of London and how to read the city’s streets. As a book of a wealth of information about London - the given information will allow me to understand what will truly be around me and the history of all of it.Each chapter has a walk included, only a short one or two hour amble, that includes details from all corners of the book, but I did expect to have more to this than what we got. If you are still wondering how to get free PDF EPUB of book London: A Guide for Curious Wanderers: A Guide for Curious Wanderers by Jack Chesher.
It is accepted by you that Daunt Books has no control over additional charges in relation to customs clearance. This richly detailed and beautifully illustrated book provides a miscellany of historic features and curiosities to spot as you wander around the capital. This book has lovely illustrations, a plethora of sites to see, informative and brief descriptions, and maps to help on the way.One of the reasons I love the city so much is because of its rich history, the architecture, and the chaos of the streets. Whether you've always wondered why there are cattle troughs on your route to work, why bollards often look like upside down cannons orwanted to know what a Victorian stink pipe is this book will provide the tools to decipherLondon's secret code, and introduce you to a treasure trove of hidden spots to explore. Some examples include evidence of London bombings during WW2, London’s largest graffiti wall, London’s smallest sculpture, “Two Mice Eating Cheese,” and fossilized tree stumps thought to be millions of years old.