London Explored

Secret, surprising and unusual places to discover in the Capital

London Explored Secret, surprising and unusual places to discover in the Capital
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Format: Hardback, 272 Pages
ISBN: 9780711240353
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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Description

London is packed with little-known treasures: remarkably preserved historical houses, fascinating museums and galleries, unusual commercial and industrial buildings and sumptuous interiors that are glimpsed only on special occasions.
 
A follow-up to the hugely successful Unseen London and London Uncovered,London Explored is a unique London guidebook that opens the doors to more than sixty of the capital's most surprising and intriguing places. The locations include an upmarket gun shop, a working bronze foundry, a secret underground bunker, a lavish casino and a jewel-like chapel. Mark Daly’s lively commentary accompanies the stunning photography of Peter Dazeley.
 
Explore London with this special guide to the city's secret and surprising buildings. Describing the history and the character of each place, the book uncovers a wealth of stories about an endlessly remarkable world city with its own unique character.
 
Praise for Peter Dazeley and Mark Daly's previous book Unseen London:
‘A thrilling tour behind the closed doors of the capital city's buildings.’ Daily Telegraph
‘Dazeley captures the atmosphere of each building to perfection.’ Daily Express
‘Fascinating’ Fabric magazine
‘A joy’ Evening Standard
 
 

The author

PETER DAZELEY FRPS, known as Dazeley, is a celebrated London photographer renowned for fine art and advertising  photography. He was born in West Kensington and studied photography at Holland Park School, now known as the Socialist Eton. His work has won many awards from organisations across the world, including the Association of Photographers and the Royal Photographic Society in the UK, EPICA in France, Applied Arts Magazine in Canada, and Graphis Inc. in the USA. Dazeley is a member of the Association of Photographers and a fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. Peter Dazely is the photographer of Unseen London, London Uncovered, London Theatres (all Frances Lincoln). 

MARK DALY is a writer and publisher with a longstanding interest in secret and little-known aspects of London. He has also devised a number of London walking tours, focussing on little-known or unusual aspects of the city. His previous book with Dazely is the acclaimed Unseen London.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 272 Pages
ISBN: 9780711240353
Illustrations: 200
Size: 9.331 in x 12.008 in / 237 mm x 305 mm
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