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London A to Z: Gift Book


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Originally published in 1953, a charmingly idiosyncratic A-Z of London in coronation year, decorated throughout with Edward Bawden's distinctive illustrations

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John Metcalf wrote this version of London A-Z in 1953 on the occasion of the Coronation of Elizabeth II.


'Heaped high with wit' - The Londonist
'A beautifully illustrated guide' - Good Things Magazine
'A beautiful little book ... very handsome' - Robert Elms Show, BBC Radio London
'The vintage London guidebook every mayor should read ' - Guardian
'Off-beat and beautifully illustrated ' - Lonely Planet Traveller
'Essential reading for every metropolitan explorer ' - Art Book Review
'Idiosyncratic and delightful guide that reminds us that, beneath today s hectic sprawl, the spirit of London lives on ' - Country & Town House
'Shows just how much the city has changed ' - Easyjet Traveller Magazine
'Good advice, all of it ' - Times Literary Supplement

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