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A Place in History Paul Johnson

A Place in History - Paul Johnson

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1974, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges. Leans. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. Later Printing. [First Edition: Same Year]. From the cover: “Scattered through Britain are places and buildings which have formed stages on, which the continuing drama of British history has been enacted. This book links thirteen such sites, which feature in the Thames Television series, ‘A Place in History’. These essays, written to accompany the television series, provide a detailed historical commentary, blending the essential facts with anecdotes, artistic analysis, eye-witness descriptions from many centuries, provocative theories about British history and society, and pen portraits of the famous who have made these places live.”

Size: 10" x 7". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 224 pages.
A Place in History Paul Johnson