by Malcolm Day
This exciting new series of heritage tourist guides from Batsford gives an authentic flavour of the history of London and will appeal to all lovers of this wonderful city in both the local and tourist markets.
Westminster recreates all the ceremony and grandeur of this celebrated area, the seat of Britain’s government, and gives fascinating historical information about its buildings, people and rituals throughout the centuries. Discover its earliest beginnings as a sacred site founded by St Dunstan, which literary greats are buried in Westminster Abbey’s world-famous Poet’s Corner, and the sometimes arcane procedures of the House of Commons. This absorbing guide to a must-see part of London is an essential companion for Londoner and tourist alike.
About the author
Writer and editor Malcolm Day is the author of eight books for adults and children, including 100 Characters from Classical Mythology and Castles and Forts Through the Ages. He lives in Newton Abbot, Devon.
Extent: 48 pages
Size: 160 x 125 mm
Illustrations: over 50 illustrations