Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Book Condition: New
Illustrated history of Bath through the centuries. Num Pages: 208 pages, Over 200 colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; WQH; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 259 x 265 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1362. . 2015. Re-issue. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780711236691
Throughout recorded history, Bath has been famed for its hot springs. The Romans bathed there; Elizabeth I promoted the spa town; Hanoverians visited it for their health. By the eighteenth century Bath was the fashionable venue for high society. Entrepreneurs of all types seized the opportunity. 'Beau' Nash instituted a strictly regulated social life; eager young architects including John Wood the Elder and his son Wood the Younger transformed the cityscape. In this text, Kirsten Elliott tells Bath's story through the centuries and brings it up to date, celebrating the modern city as a vibrant place attracting visitors from all over the world. Illustrated with over 200 stunning color photographs by renowned location photographer Neill Menneer, text and pictures come together to make a book which is a joy to anyone who loves Bath, a must for any visitor.
In this book, Kirsten Elliott not only narrates Bath's story through the centuries but also brings it up to date, celebrating the modern city as a vibrant place attracting visitors from all over the world. The story is illustrated by Neill Menneer's photographs.
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