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This glorious miscellany of good stories and fascinating facts about England, is the ultimate journey around the country, and includes history, legends, firsts, supremes, unusuals, inventions, birthplaces and gossip from each county.

Walking around London is one of life's great pleasures. There is a huge amount that you can only see on foot—but sometimes it is hard to know where to look. This book takes the reader on a series of stimulating original walks through different areas of central London, focusing on one particular period of history, the Victorian, so ubiquitous that we take it for granted, and yet so astonishing and so far reaching in its... more...

A treasure trove of fascinating trivia about the city that never sleeps Did you know:    • Grand Central Terminal is the largest railway station in the world.    • Columbus Circle is the point from which all official distances to and from New York are measured    • When Queen Elizabeth II visited Trinity Church in 1976, she was presented with 279 peppercorns in back rent... more...

This wonderful book takes an affectionate, entertaining and perceptive look at the English people. Here are their traditions, foibles, quirks, customs, humour and achievements, triumphs and failures, peccadilloes and passions. Travel through England from coast to coast and learn how every county contributes in unique and different ways to the distinct English personality. Marvel at crooked black and white halls in Cheshire and soft golden stone... more...

Take a spellbinding journey around Wales to discover the tales buried deep in the country's history. Packed full of legends, firsts, birthplaces, inventions, and adventures, I Never Knew That About Wales visits the 13 traditional Welsh counties and unearths the hidden gems that they each hold. Discover where history and legends happened; where people, ideas, and inventions began; where... more...

This book is a captivating journey around London to discover the unknown tales of the capital’s history. Travelling through the villages and districts that make up the world’s most dynamic metropolis it unearths the hidden gems of legends, firsts, inventions, adventures and birthplaces that shape the city’s compelling, and at times, turbulent past.