London's Bridges by Peter Matthews
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London's Bridges
By Peter Matthews

London's Bridges

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London's Bridges by Peter Matthews

Book Description

Oft-overshadowed by the imposing buildings that line the River Thames, the bridges of London are an intriguing part of the capital, past and present. This book traces the history of all 33 Thames bridges within Greater London, exploring the fascinating architecture and unique stories from Hampton Court Bridge in the west to the iconic Tower Bridge in the east. Accompanied throughout by colour photographs of the present bridges, as well as detailed paintings and engravings of the earlier structures that once stood in their place, this is a fully illustrated and absorbing narrative for anyone with an interest in the history of London.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747806790
ISBN-10: 0747806799
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 11mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 10-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Matthews

Peter Matthews was born in Bristol but has spent most of his working life in London. Peter studied languages at King's College in the Strand and then worked for many years for the London Tourist Board. He is a registered Blue Badge Guide, and now works for the Museum of London.

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