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    Weston-Super-Mare (Pocket Images) (Paperback) By (author) H. Poole

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    DescriptionThis collection of over 230 old photographs features the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare, from the Victorian era to more recent scenes. Few of the pictures, most of which come from the collections of North Somerset Museum Service, have been published before. the photographs illustrate the changes to the town over the ears, from the elegant regency crecents and terraces, through to the building boom of the early twentieth century and the cahnges brought about by war and modern development. Many streets and shoppingareas are recorded as well as the bustle of the sea front. We see images of both piers, the Grand and Birnbeck, the beach, the parks and the cafes. We also see the people of Weston-super-Mare at work, at school and a tplay. somwe of the town;s well-known traders are featured, including the Clarks Shoe Factory, the Dorothy Sweet Shop on the corner of Palmer Street and fred thron's hardware shop in Meadow Street. This book will evoke many feelings of nostalgia and will be enjoyed by all who know and love this popular seaside resort.


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    Title
    Weston-Super-Mare
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) H. Poole
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 168 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 160 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781845883324
    ISBN 10: 1845883322
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: WQH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKEWS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    DC22: 942.396
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKEWS
    Thema V1.0: WQH
    Illustrations note
    120
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Nonsuch Publishing
    Publication date
    01 December 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud