The Plymouth Book of Days

The Plymouth Book of Days

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Taking you through the year day by day, The Plymouth Book of Days contains a quirky, eccentric, amusing or important event or fact from different periods of history. Find out when Plymothians elected the first woman to take her seat at Westminster, when Sir Francis Chichester sailed back into the city at the end of his global voyage in Gipsy Moth IV, when Laurel and Hardy made their last ever appearance onstage, and what became of Casper the famous commuting cat who regularly travelled on the same bus day after day. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information, it will delight residents and visitors alike.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 368 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752485962
  • 9780752485966

About John Van Der Kiste

John Van der Kiste has written over thirty books, including royal and historical biographies, and was a contributor to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. He was a consultant for The King, The Kaiser and The Tsar (BBC TV, 2003).show more