Faber & Faber
184 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Faber & Faber
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
The English Eccentric is a captivating subject and prolific author David Long explores just why England was blessed with so many quirky people. He studies their bizarre legacy including the many strange buildings they left behind, not just follies but recreations of exotic palaces. His essays include why eccentrics still have a continuing fascination and highlights the most notable (not just the most famous) in his entertaining essays. In addition...
A charming gift book of the strangest and most intriguing stories of London.
A fascinating tour of London's strangest and most intriguing locations. Ranging from architectural evidence of past incidents and stories of life beneath the city, to anecdotes of magic, mystery, and murder, this is a perfect companion for anyone curious about London.
It includes: A Museum of Magical Curiosities; The City's Lost Tunnels and Citadels; The
The History Makers biography of Henry Ford illustrates the transformation of an American businessman from his building successes and ideals to his emergence as an icon of industry and the modern world. This title starts by analyzing his origins and the stages of his career, then goes beyond chronology to evaluate his emblematic principles and inventiveness. From life to legacy, readers witness the evolution of a man into legend.