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    Description'The best time to visit is in May Week (which actually falls in June). Town and river are then their most attractive, there is health on the breeze and vigour on the limb, and the undergraduate, freed from his examinations, is at liberty to devote himself to the sporting events of the 'week". Drawing on a delightfully nostalgic view of the experience of travelling in Britain during the age of the motor coach and hotel tariffs at 12/6 for a bedroom and breakfast, the "Ward Lock 'Red' Guides" offer local information on everything from Angling Rules to population figures and Post Office opening times. With full histories of each university college the early 1950s editions offer a unique window into the past as well as being surprisingly readable. With wonderfully quaint details on what appealed to the British holidaymaker at the time, the 'Red' Guides are perfect gifts for anyone who loves the nostalgia of a gentler by-gone age. The first selection of eight titles includes: London, Edinburgh, Oxford, Bath, The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales and North Cornwall. Each title has a newly-written introduction from a locally-known author.


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    Title
    Ward Lock Red Guide
    Subtitle
    Cambridge
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 169 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 194 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844036509
    ISBN 10: 1844036502
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKEAC
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009070
    DC22: 914.26590486
    Thema V1.0: WTH
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-EAC
    Illustrations note
    B/w with colour plate sections
    Publisher
    Octopus Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Cassell Illustrated
    Publication date
    30 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London