Christmas Posting Dates
The Town Below the Ground: Edinburgh's Legendary Underground City

The Town Below the Ground: Edinburgh's Legendary Underground City

Paperback

By (author) Jan-Andrew Henderson

$15.81

Free delivery worldwide
Available
Dispatched in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?

  • Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 198mm x 18mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 16 September 1999
  • Publication City/Country: Edinburgh
  • ISBN 10: 1840182318
  • ISBN 13: 9781840182316
  • Illustrations note: b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 56,344

Product description

Below Scotland's capital, hidden for almost two centuries, is a metropolis whose very existence was all but forgotten. For almost 250 years, Edinburgh was surrounded by a giant defensive wall. Unable to expand the city's boundaries, the burgeoning population built over every inch of square space. And when there was no more room, they began to dig down ...Trapped in lives of poverty and crime, these subterranean dwellers existed in darkness and misery, ignored by the chroniclers of their time. It is only in the last few years that the shocking truth has begun to emerge about the sinister underground city.

Other people who viewed this bought:

Showing items 1 to 10 of 10

Other books in this category

Showing items 1 to 11 of 11