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Hadrian's Wall By Derry Brabbs

Hadrian's Wall by Derry Brabbs

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Hadrian's Wall from coast to coast by one of England's leading landscape photographers. Also includes other nearby places of historical, landscape or architectural interest.

Hadrian's Wall Summary

Hadrian's Wall by Derry Brabbs

Hadrian's Wall has been designated a World Heritage Site since 1987 and in 2005 was also incorporated into a wider UNESCO category - the Frontiers of the Roman Empire.

It is also the basis for an 84 mile National Trail.



The book will cover not only the full length of Hadrian's Wall from the Solway Firth to Wallsend on Tyneside, but also other places of historical, landscape or architectural merit to the north and south of the actual Wall itself.



Chapter One Background and History

Chapter Two The Solway Coast

Chapter Three Carlisle to Birdoswald

Chapter Four Birdoswald to Cawfields

Chapter Five Cawfields to Housesteads

Chapter Six Housesteads to Chesters

Chapter Seven Living History

Chapter Eight Chesters to Heddon-on-the-Wall

Chapter Nine Heddon to Wallsend

Chapter Ten Archeology and Conservation

Hadrian's Wall Reviews

Renowned photographer Derry Brabbs followed and shot the wall, producing one of the year's most beautiful illustrated books. Waterstone's Books Quarterly Hadrian's Wall...is one of the world's most evocative monuments. These pictures communicate something of its special presence. Cumberland News Travelling the length and breadth of the route a number of times, Brabbs has produced a stunning photographic essay of the wall in all seasons which would make anyone with even half a soul reach for their walking boots and rucksack immediately. Daily Mail A delightful lightweight hardback coffee-table book about the famous wall, filled with evocative colour plates. Spectator This is a perfect book for tourists and backpacking photographers looking to traverse the ruins. Amateur Photographer This book is lavishly illustrated by a stunning portfolio of atmospheric pictures by the author Derry Brabbs. Anyone with the faintest interest in the wall will be captivated by the images and sucked into reading about its history and the places it passes through. A perfect taster for anyone wishing to walk its length on the Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail. Westmorland Gazette

About Derry Brabbs

Derry Brabbs is regarded as one of England's finest photographers within the sphere of heritage and landscape, with over 20 illustrated books to his credit. His stunning colour photographs for the worldwide best-seller James Herriot's Yorkshire contributed to its success. He is the author of several beautifully photographed titles celebrating England's landscape and architectural legacy. Derry lives in Harrogate.

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Additional information

GOR005583439
9780711228573
0711228574
Hadrian's Wall by Derry Brabbs
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
2008-07-10
128
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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