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The Bath Book of Days

By D G Amphlett

9780752470160

ISBN: 9780752470160

Published: 02-06-2014


The Bath Book of Days

By D G Amphlett

ISBN: 9780752470160

Published: 02-06-2014

About This Book

Taking you through the year day by day, The Bath Book of Days contains quirky and important episodes from the city’s rich and colourful history. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book includes a plethora of historical events such as the building of the Royal Crescent and William Herschel’s discovery of the planet Uranus from his Bath observatory; as well as comical tales such as the calamitous balloon voyage of ‘aeronaut’ Joseph Simmons and the exploits of the mysterious door-knocker thief. Featuring events from the Roman period right up to the present day, this fascinating selection is sure to appeal to everyone interested in the history of one of Britain’s most iconic cities and will delight residents and visitors alike.

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