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  • The Great Stink of London
    The Great Stink of London (English, Paperback) Stephen Halliday

    A vivid account of the life and work of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the engineer who designed and built the system of intercepting sewers, pumping stations and treatment works that cleaned up Victorian London.

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  • London
    London (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the history of Britain's capital, London.

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  • Cathedrals and Abbeys
    Cathedrals and Abbeys (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A fascinating reference to the history of the Cathedrals and Abbeys of the UK and Ireland.

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  • London's Markets
    London's Markets (English, Paperback) Stephen Halliday

    London is a city of markets: markets in meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, money, insurance, shipping and, occasionally, in stolen goods.

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  • From 221B Baker Street to the Old Curiosity Shop
    From 221B Baker Street to the Old Curiosity Shop (English, Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    Explores London both from the viewpoint of the many writers who have used it as a stage for their plots and their characters; and of the readers whose imagination is fired by the knowledge that they are standing outside the home of David Copperfield on the Strand or Count Dracula's residence in Piccadilly.

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  • Underground to Everywhere
    Underground to Everywhere (English, Paperback) Stephen Halliday

    London's Underground is one of the best-known and most distinctive aspects of the city. Since Victorian times, this remarkable feat of engineering has made an extraordinary contribution to the economy of the capital and played a vital role in the daily life of generations of Londoners.

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  • London Underground
    London Underground (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A fascinating reference to the history of the London Underground that reveals new insights into the history of the iconic transport system. Discover tales of the first lines and the steam trains that ran along them, abandoned ghost stations, or the latest facts on Crossrail - the perfect gift for commuters, tourists and railway enthusiasts alike.

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  • The Great Filth
    The Great Filth (English, Paperback) Stephen Halliday

    How the Victorians struggled to overcome diseases such as cholera, typhoid and scarlet fever in their cities.

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  • London at War
    London at War (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A unique collection of surprising revelations, heroic deeds and other quirky pieces of trivia from the conflicts that have shaped London's fascinating past. From British wartime commanders and other characters who called London their home, through the privations of war and their social impact, to the devastation caused by the Blitz.

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  • The Olympics
    The Olympics (English, Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    Presents a collection of facts surrounding the Olympic Games. From their origins in ancient Greece to the most famous Olympic medalists, this book helps you discover the athletes who have set the marks for modern sporting excellence, and wonder at the records set by competitors across the years.

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  • Making the Metropolis
    Making the Metropolis (Paperback) Stephen Halliday $29.23 $43.75
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  • London
    London (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    This is a unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the unique history of Britain's capital. London's long history is an extraordinarily rich source of amazing facts, whether your interest is political, social, architectural or historical.

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  • The Great Filth
    The Great Filth (English, Paperback) Stephen Halliday

    The great filth

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  • Water
    Water (English, Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    It is surprising how little attention water receives in historical accounts. This title explores the beneficial and harmful effects of H2O on the course of modern British history, looking at how scientists, inventors, engineers and politicians have attempted to harness the good and confront the bad.

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  • Newgate
    Newgate (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    Newgate was the largest, most notorious and worst prison in London. Built during the twelfth century, it became a legendary place, the inspiration of more poems, plays and novels than any other building in London. This book tells the story of Newgate's origins, the criminals it held, the punishments meted out and its rebuilding and reform.

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  • Underground to Everywhere
    Underground to Everywhere (English, Paperback) Stephen Halliday

    Underground to everywhere

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  • Great Britain
    Great Britain (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    Reveals the hidden legends, laws, landscapes, discoveries, adventures and locations that have shaped Britain's compelling, and at times, tumultuous past. This title lets you explore how Britain was formed - its geology and climate, the quirky characters and events of its history and the origin of British institutions.

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  • Amazing and Extraordinary London Underground Facts
    Amazing and Extraordinary London Underground Facts (Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    A reference to the history of the London Underground that reveals fresh insights into the history of the iconic transport system. It helps to discover the tales of the building of the first lines in the mid-nineteenth century and the steam trains that ran along them, and the abandoned ghost stations.

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  • Newgate
    Newgate (English, Paperback) Stephen Halliday

    Newgate Prison was the largest, most notorious and worst of London prisons. Stephen Halliday tells the story of Newgate's origins, the criminals it held, the punishments meted out and its rebuilding and reform.

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  • Our Troubles with Food
    Our Troubles with Food (English, Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    Our Troubles with Food

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