London Lore: The Legends and Traditions of the World's Most Vibrant City

Roud, Steve

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Éditeur
Arrow Books Ltd
Pages
464
Parution
avril 2010
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
198 × 129 × 34 cm
EAN
9780099519867
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In which part of North London were wild beasts once thought to roam the sewers? Why did 1920s working-class Londoners wear necklaces of blue beads? Who was the original inspiration for the 'pearly king' costume? This enchanting guide discusses the ancient legends and deep-rooted beliefs that can be found the length and breadth of the city.
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