I Never Knew That About London

3.87 avg rating
( 256 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780091943196: I Never Knew That About London

In this lavishly illustrated book bestselling author Christopher Winn takes you on a captivating journey around London. Traveling through the villages and districts that made up the world's most dynamic metropolis, I Never Knew That About London unearths the hidden gems of legends, firsts, inventions, adventures, and birthplaces that shape the city's sometimes turbulent past. See the Chelsea river views that inspired Turner in his final years, explore London's finest country house in Charlton, unearth the secrets of the mother of Parliaments, and discover the village that gave its name to a car and the Russian word for station. With gorgeous colour illustrations throughout, this miscellany reveals the steeple which became the model for the traditional wedding cake, the home of the sandwich, and the house which was home to Handel and Jimi Hendrix. Brimming with stories and snippets, Winn provides a spellbinding insight into the history of the capital. This beautiful book is guaranteed to inform and amuse in equal measure.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Christopher Winn has been a freelance writer and trivia collector for more than 20 years. He has worked with Terry Wogan and Jonathan Ross, and sets quiz questions for television as well as for the Daily Mail and Daily Express. He also produces for theater and has recently toured with Hugh Massingberd's play, Ancestral Voices, about James Lees-Milne. He is the author of I Never Knew That About England, I Never Knew That About Ireland, and I Never Knew That About Scotland. You can test your own trivia knowledge on his website www.i-never-knew-that.com.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 39.95
US$ 15.55

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 2.19
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Winn, Christopher
Published by Ebury Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 12
Seller
Reuseabook
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in Brand New condition. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1849534

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.19
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Winn, Christopher
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 12479050-n

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 18.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.64
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Winn, Christopher
Published by Ebury Press 2011-09-01 (2011)
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press 2011-09-01, 2011. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-GRD-04762026

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 20.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.73
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Winn, Christopher
Published by Ebury Press
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 8
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press. Book Condition: New. 2011. Ill. Hardcover. Takes you on a journey around London. Travelling through the villages and districts that made up the world's most dynamic metropolis, this book unearths the hidden gems of legends, firsts, inventions, adventures and birthplaces that shape the city's sometimes turbulent past. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 249 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1184. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780091943196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 24.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Winn, Christopher
Published by Ebury Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 8
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press, 2011. Book Condition: New. 2011. Ill. Hardcover. Takes you on a journey around London. Travelling through the villages and districts that made up the world's most dynamic metropolis, this book unearths the hidden gems of legends, firsts, inventions, adventures and birthplaces that shape the city's sometimes turbulent past. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 249 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1184. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780091943196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 24.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Winn, Christopher
Published by Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom (2011)
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Illustrated edition. 249 x 193 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In this lavishly illustrated book bestselling author Christopher Winn takes you on a captivating journey around London. Travelling through the villages and districts that made up the world s must dynamic metropolis, I Never Knew That About London unearths the hidden gems of legends, firsts, inventions, adventures and birthplaces that shape the city s sometimes turbulent past. See the Chelsea river views that inspired Turner in his final years. Explore London s finest country house in Charlton and unearth the secrets of the mother of Parliaments and discover the village that gave its name to a car and the Russian word for station. With gorgeous colour illustrations throughout, this miscellany reveals the steeple which became the model for the traditional wedding cake, the home of the sandwich, and the house which was home to Handel and Jimi Hendrix. Brimming with facts, stories and snippets, Winn provides a spellbinding insight into the history of London. This beautiful book is guaranteed to inform and amuse in equal measure. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780091943196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Winn, Christopher
Published by Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom (2011)
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Illustrated edition. 249 x 193 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In this lavishly illustrated book bestselling author Christopher Winn takes you on a captivating journey around London. Travelling through the villages and districts that made up the world s must dynamic metropolis, I Never Knew That About London unearths the hidden gems of legends, firsts, inventions, adventures and birthplaces that shape the city s sometimes turbulent past. See the Chelsea river views that inspired Turner in his final years. Explore London s finest country house in Charlton and unearth the secrets of the mother of Parliaments and discover the village that gave its name to a car and the Russian word for station. With gorgeous colour illustrations throughout, this miscellany reveals the steeple which became the model for the traditional wedding cake, the home of the sandwich, and the house which was home to Handel and Jimi Hendrix. Brimming with facts, stories and snippets, Winn provides a spellbinding insight into the history of London. This beautiful book is guaranteed to inform and amuse in equal measure. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780091943196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Winn, Christopher
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Quantity Available: 8
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800919431960000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Winn, Christopher
Published by Ebury Publishing
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 8
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, I Never Knew That About London (Illustrated edition), Christopher Winn, In this lavishly illustrated book bestselling author Christopher Winn takes you on a captivating journey around London. Travelling through the villages and districts that made up the world's must dynamic metropolis, I Never Knew That About London unearths the hidden gems of legends, firsts, inventions, adventures and birthplaces that shape the city's sometimes turbulent past. See the Chelsea river views that inspired Turner in his final years. Explore London's finest country house in Charlton and unearth the secrets of the mother of Parliaments and discover the village that gave its name to a car and the Russian word for station. With gorgeous colour illustrations throughout, this miscellany reveals the steeple which became the model for the traditional wedding cake, the home of the sandwich, and the house which was home to Handel and Jimi Hendrix. Brimming with facts, stories and snippets, Winn provides a spellbinding insight into the history of London. This beautiful book is guaranteed to inform and amuse in equal measure. Bookseller Inventory # B9780091943196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 18.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.42
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Winn, Christopher
ISBN 10: 0091943191 ISBN 13: 9780091943196
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 16
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; In this lavishly illustrated book bestselling author Christopher Winn takes you on a captivating journey around London. Travelling through the villages and districts that made up the world's must dynamic metropolis, I Never Knew That About London unearths the hidden gems of legends, firsts, inventio. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780091943196_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.17
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book