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Curiocity : bin pursuit of London / Henry Eliot & Matt Lloyd-Rose

By: Eliot, Henry [author ].
Contributor(s): Lloyd-Rose, Matt [author ].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [London] UK : Particular Books, 2016Description: xi, 452 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781846148675 (pbk.).Subject(s): London (England) -- Description and travel | London (England) -- History | London (England) -- GuidebooksDDC classification: 914.21 HEN Summary: Curiocity is the most beautiful and unusual guidebook ever written about London. The authors reimagine the city in twenty-six distinct ways, one for each letter of the alphabet, considering how London might look from a child's perspective or mapping the airspace above the city. At the heart of each chapter is an original, hand-drawn map from artists including Chris Riddell and Steven Appleby, supplemented by countless London voices from Monica Ali to Philip Pullman to Shami Chakrabarti. With practical and highly-unusual itineraries, the authors explore every dimension of London, visiting nuclear bunkers, talking ATMs and Japanese Monkey Fish along the way.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 440-441) and indexes

Curiocity is the most beautiful and unusual guidebook ever written about London. The authors reimagine the city in twenty-six distinct ways, one for each letter of the alphabet, considering how London might look from a child's perspective or mapping the airspace above the city. At the heart of each chapter is an original, hand-drawn map from artists including Chris Riddell and Steven Appleby, supplemented by countless London voices from Monica Ali to Philip Pullman to Shami Chakrabarti. With practical and highly-unusual itineraries, the authors explore every dimension of London, visiting nuclear bunkers, talking ATMs and Japanese Monkey Fish along the way.

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