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The little book of Devon

By: Kiste, John van der

0752461672 / 9780752461670
Hardback
942.35
01/11/2011
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England
20 cm 192 p.
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Do you know?Which MP was the first woman to take her seat in parliament?Who was the man they could not hang?Which member of the Beatles lost his temper at a famous Devon landmark?A compendium of fascinating information about Devon past and present, this book contains a plethora of entertaining facts about the county's famous and occasionally infamous men and women, its towns and countryside, history, natural history, literary, artistic and sporting achievements, agriculture, transport, industry, and royal visits. A reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped in to time and time again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage, the secrets and the enduring fascination of the county.

A remarkably engaging little book, this is essential reading for visitors and locals alike.

BIC:

1DBKEWD Devon, WQH Local history

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