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    DescriptionHadrian's Wall has been designated a World Heritage Site since 1987 and in 2005 was also incorporated into a wider UNESCO category - the Frontiers of the Roman Empire. It is also the basis for an 84 mile National Trail. The book will cover not only the full length of Hadrian's Wall from the Solway Firth to Wallsend on Tyneside, but also other places of historical, landscape or architectural merit to the north and south of the actual Wall itself. Chapter One Background and History Chapter Two The Solway Coast Chapter Three Carlisle to Birdoswald Chapter Four Birdoswald to Cawfields Chapter Five Cawfields to Housesteads Chapter Six Housesteads to Chesters Chapter Seven Living History Chapter Eight Chesters to Heddon-on-the-Wall Chapter Nine Heddon to Wallsend Chapter Ten Archeology and Conservation


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    Title
    Hadrian's Wall
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Derry Brabbs, Photographs by Derry Brabbs
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 258 mm
    Height: 270 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 898 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780711228573
    ISBN 10: 0711228574
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
    BISAC V2.8: TRV019000
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: WTM
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKEYN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009070
    LC classification: DA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: PHO019000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 936.204, 914.28810486
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    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKEYN
    Thema V1.0: WTM, AJC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-EYN
    Illustrations note
    150 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
    Imprint name
    Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Derry Brabbs is regarded as one of England's finest photographers within the sphere of heritage and landscape, with over 20 illustrated books to his credit. His stunning colour photographs for the worldwide best-seller James Herriot's Yorkshire contributed to its success. He is the author of several beautifully photographed titles celebrating England's landscape and architectural legacy. Derry lives in Harrogate. To visit Derry Brabbs' website click here
    Review quote
    Renowned photographer Derry Brabbs followed and shot the wall, producing one of the year's most beautiful illustrated books. Waterstone's Books Quarterly Hadrian's Wall...is one of the world's most evocative monuments. These pictures communicate something of its special presence. Cumberland News Travelling the length and breadth of the route a number of times, Brabbs has produced a stunning photographic essay of the wall in all seasons which would make anyone with even half a soul reach for their walking boots and rucksack immediately. Daily Mail A delightful lightweight hardback coffee-table book about the famous wall, filled with evocative colour plates. Spectator This is a perfect book for tourists and backpacking photographers looking to traverse the ruins. Amateur Photographer This book is lavishly illustrated by a stunning portfolio of atmospheric pictures by the author Derry Brabbs. Anyone with the faintest interest in the wall will be captivated by the images and sucked into reading about its history and the places it passes through. A perfect taster for anyone wishing to walk its length on the Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail. Westmorland Gazette