This is London & This Is Britain

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This is London & This Is Britain

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This is London:

First published in 1959, presents impressions of London with its beautiful buildings, historic monuments, bridges, parks, shops and Piccadilly Circus, black cabs, Horse Guards, and famed Underground.

This is Britain:

First published in 1974, encompasses the nation's many facets, from the mystery of Stonehenge to the monuments of the British Isles. Among his stops are the White Cliffs of Dover; Brighton"s Prince Regent's Royal Pavilion; the castles and Tintern Abbey in Wales; and Scotland's four Royal Palaces and long lochs.

About the Author:

M. Sasek was born in Prague in 1916 and died in Switzerland in 1980. He worked as a painter and illustrator for most of his life. Starting with This is Paris published in 1958, the books he wrote painted a delightful and evocative picture of some of the world's great cities (and countries!). Having delighted children and adults for more than 50 years they are now being reissued.

Features:

  • Author: Miroslav Sasek
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Age Range: 4 and up

Material: Hardcover

Brand: Random House

Origin: Imported

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