London - A City In Pictures
Photographs: Approx 500
One of the world?s great cities, Britain?s capital has long beenan icon not only for the seven million inhabitants who live andwork there, but also for the many visitors who flock to themetropolis from nationwide and abroad. With the majestic RiverThames flowing through its heart, London is home to the RoyalFamily, hub of finance, seat of government, a centre for the artsand host to several international sporting events. This book formsa tour of the city?s historic streets of medieval and classicalarchitecture, sumptuous palaces and distinctive bridges. Itcaptures the rich characters of Soho and Chinatown, London?s quaintsquares and verdant parks, the vibrant West End, world-classrestaurants, the ubiquitous London pub, fine museums and artgalleries and the stadia that host sporting spectacles fromgreyhound racing, cricket and speedway to football and lawn tennis.This comprehensive tourist memento is a visual guide to the city?spomp and pageantry, celebrations, carnivals and glittering nightlife, as well as to the rich mix of diverse cultures thatnevertheless exude a unique character, all revealed in more than500 photographs hand-picked from the vast archives of the PressAssociation.ISBN13: 9781906672843
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