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  1. Author:
    Nicholas Kenyon (Editor)
    Description:

    This new edition of The City of London is a handy-sized companion guide which invites you to explore the famous Square Mile of the City of London and to discover its incomparable architectural heritage, from the remains of the Roman wall to the 21st-century One New Change by Jean Nouvel.

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    £18.95
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    This new edition of The City of London is a handy-sized companion guide which invites you to explore the famous Square Mile of the City of London and to discover its incomparable architectural heritage, from the remains of the Roman wall to the 21st-century One New Change by Jean Nouvel. Each chapter features a specially commissioned map of the district followed by approximately 22 entries on individual buildings and urban spaces ordered in the sequence that you would encounter them on a walk through the area. The 175 illustrated entries cover major landmarks such as St Paul's Cathedral, the Bank of England and Guildhall, as well as iconic modern buildings such as Rogers' Lloyd's of London and Foster's Gherkin. A final feature in each chapter presents around 8 extra points of interest, such as unusual pieces of sculpture and hidden gardens. Boxed features cover special topics such as Roman London, the Inns of Court, the Great Fire of London, the river Thames and the newspaper industry.
    Product details
    Publisher:
    Thames and Hudson and City of London (07/05/2012)
    ISBN number:
    978-0-500-34279-4
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    Edition:
    First

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