Discovering Pub Names and Signs
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Discovering Pub Names and Signs

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Do you know where 'The George and Dragon' derives from? Probably. How about 'The Gloucester Flying Machine'? Probably not. Some pub names pop up time and again, others have a unique story to tell. This book untangles the meanings behind Britain's extraordinary variety of often strange pub names and signs. Providing enlightenment for the local historian and pub enthusiast, "Discovering Pub Names and Signs" explores a unique aspect if a classic British pastime and all its quirks.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 112 x 174 x 10mm | 117.93g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 60 COL
  • 0747807574
  • 9780747807575
  • 884,826

About David Brandon

David Brandon is a writer and historian. He has written over a dozen books, including London, City of the Dead, Tyburn: London's Fatal Tree and Stand and Deliver: A History of Highway Robbery.show more

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