Books tagged: history of london

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The Stories Behind London’s Streets (Part Two)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
When Great Scotland Yard was being built in 1890 the dismembered body of a woman was discovered by workmen, dumped in the basement area? It is thought that the body was probably the final victim of Jack the Ripper. Just one of the many facts about London's streets to be found in this book.
London Taxis a Full History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,070. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Earlswood Press. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
London’s taxis, the capital's famous 'black cabs' are famous around the world. This book traces the story of the London taxi from 1897, when the capital’s first horseless cab, the Bersey, appeared, right up to the present day. This is a text-only version: a fully illustrated edition is available as a print book from Earlswood Press
A Short History of London
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A Short History of London is the first in a series of concise yet comprehensive e-books which deal exclusively with the history of world cities.
Walter Mepham
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
With personal and family histories intermingling with scenes of life, before and during, and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18. The second 1939-45 referring back to a history of periods in English history from the Napoleonic Wars to the present. The hundredth anniversary of a family at war, and a family devastated by that royal conflict. The survivors' families...and of those lost.