Logo

Haunted London by Walter Thornbury

Large book cover: Haunted London

Haunted London
by

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly
ISBN/ASIN: B00AKY6MHQ
Number of pages: 499

Description:
This book deals less with the London of the ghost-stories, the scratching impostor in Cock Lane, or the apparition of Parson Ford at the Hummums, than with the London consecrated by manifold traditions -- a city every street and alley of which teems with interesting associations, every paving-stone of which marks, as it were, the abiding-place of some ancient legend or biographical story; in short, this London of the present haunted by the memories of the past.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Download mirrors:
Mirror 1
Mirror 2

Similar books

Book cover: Black London: Life Before EmancipationBlack London: Life Before Emancipation
by - Rutgers University Press
Gerzina has written an account of London blacks, focusing on the 18th and 19th centuries. Because of a paucity of sources from blacks themselves, he had to rely on glimpses through white eyes, especially those of antislavery advocate Granville Sharp.
(2482 views)
Book cover: The Story of the British ArmyThe Story of the British Army
by - Methuen & Co.
I have endeavoured in the space at my disposal to show how the British Army has grown up. I have tried merely to tell a 'story', and therefore omitted much that might have been said regarding the noble work the Queen's Army has done.
(1583 views)
Book cover: History of ScotlandHistory of Scotland
by - Henry Holt & Co.
Covering the History of Scotland in a concise and efficient manner, from the Gaelic Period through to the Reformation. The northern part of Great Britain is now called Scotland, but it was not called so till the Scots came over from Ireland ...
(3113 views)
Book cover: A Short History of WalesA Short History of Wales
by - T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.
Sir Owen M. Edwards was a historian, who wrote a number of books on Welsh history. An educationalist and a prolific writer, in this book he intended to arouse interest among the people of Wales in their own language and history.
(5596 views)