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    I Never Knew That About Yorkshire (Hardback) By (author) Christopher Winn

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    DescriptionBestselling author Christopher Winn takes us on an intriguing journey through Britain's largest county, uncovering the hidden places, legends, secrets and fascinating characters of this unique and compelling piece of England. From England's largest vale and northern Europe's largest gothic cathedral to Britain's oldest city, Yorkshire is home to some of Britain's best architecture, most ravishing scenery and is the cradle of some of our country's most influential and individual characters. You will discover the only clog factory in the world, the first English actor to win an Oscar, the world's oldest association football club and largest expanse of medievel stained glass. This gem of a book will act as a wonderfully surprising and highly entertaining guide to one of England's best loved counties.


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    Title
    I Never Knew That About Yorkshire
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Winn
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 143 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 312 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780091933135
    ISBN 10: 0091933137
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: WTM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKEYK
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC classification: G
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    B&T Approval Code: A15202020
    BISAC V2.8: REF023000, HIS030000
    DC22: 942.81
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKEYK
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHD
    Illustrations note
    1 map, Illustrations
    Publisher
    Ebury Press
    Imprint name
    Ebury Press
    Publication date
    01 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Christopher Winn's first book was the bestselling I Never Knew That About England. Volumes on Ireland, Scotland, Wales and London followed and he has recently published books on the English, Scottish and Irish, alongside an illustrated edition of I Never Knew That About England. A freelance writer and collector of trivia for over 20 years, he has worked with Terry Wogan and Jonathan Ross, and sets quiz questions for television as well as for the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph. He is married to artist Mai Osawa, who illustrates all the books in the series. His website is www.i-never-knew-that.com
    Review quote
    "There's stuff in here that would have taken St. Patrick aback..." -- Terry Wogan