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Title:London Lights; The Minds that Moved the City That Shook the World, 1805-51
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.40)
Item ID:SB00-0114542
Publisher:John Murray, London, 2007
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
John Murray, 2007, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

list of illustrations, preface by author, map – of London and of the places where people cited within the text lived, Dramatis Personae, notes, a brief bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with 2 inserts, of eight pages each,of black-and-white photography / illustrations. Black coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Between the years of 1805 to 1851, "London developed a new confidence in the intellectual purpose and lucrative promise of art, technology and science. This book is about the men and women who, through their genius and courage, luck and misfortune, anger and charm, put London at the cutting edge of cultural change." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. People cited include: – Charles Babbage, Michael Faraday, Joseph Hume, Charles and Mary Lamb and George Singer. Very minor rubbing to the book corners and age toning of the textblock edges. Minor rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (7), VIII - XIII, (3), 400 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Britain/UK; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0719566398. ISBN/EAN: 9780719566394. Inventory No: 0114542.
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