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  • The Great Stink of London by Stephen Halliday
    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 Underground by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • London at War by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • London by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • London by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • London's Markets by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • Cathedrals and Abbeys by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • Underground to Everywhere by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • From 221B Baker Street to the Old Curiosity Shop by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • The Olympics by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • The Great Filth by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • Amazing and Extraordinary London Underground Facts by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • Great Britain by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • Newgate by Stephen Halliday
    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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  • Journey to Crossrail by Stephen Halliday
    Journey to Crossrail (Paperback) Stephen Halliday

    The story of London's main line railway beneath the streets, from its origins in the nineteenth century to its opening in the second decade of the twenty-first century

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  • The Little Book of Crime and Punishment by Stephen Halliday
    The Little Book of Crime and Punishment (English, Hardback) Stephen Halliday

    The Little Book of Crime and Punishment is a repository of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about the history of the British criminal justice system. A reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped in to time and time again to reveal something new about the various forms of punishments;

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