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The Illustrated Story of England By Christopher Hibbert

The Illustrated Story of England

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A beautiful, quirky, illustrated edition of Phaidon's compelling bestseller, celebrating the book's 25th anniversary

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The Illustrated Story of England by Christopher Hibbert

A beautiful, quirky, illustrated edition of Phaidon's compelling bestseller, celebrating the book's 25th anniversary

This concise and fast-paced introduction to English history keeps the reader enthralled through the entire course of the country's political, economic, and cultural landscape, covering the whole sweep of English history from the Stone Age to the present. Its flowing narrative style, character sketches, and lively anecdotes bring the people and places of the past to life. In this newly illustrated edition, John Broadley's unique tableaux-like illustrations capture the landscape, costumes, and characters of the history that Hibbert's text so vividly evokes.

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"The best short introduction to English history we have seen."-The Good Book Guide

"It would be difficult to find a better written, more succinct account of its subject than this book. Christopher Hibbert drives the story of these islands... In crisp vivid prose that never flags."-Country Landowner

"Christopher Hibbert is perhaps the most gifted popular historian we have."-Times Educational Supplement

"A sumptuous and witty book."-Spectator

About Christopher Hibbert


Christopher Hibbert was an acclaimed historian and widely published biographer, renowned for his ability to weave together political, social, and art historical narratives into a lively whole.

Sean Lang is senior lecturer in History at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. He has published many books and articles and broadcasts regularly.

John Broadley is a London-based illustrator. He has illustrated many books and his illustrations have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, Observer Food Monthly, Art Review, and the FT Weekend magazine.

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GOR008753163
The Illustrated Story of England by Christopher Hibbert
Christopher Hibbert
Used - Like New
Paperback
Phaidon Press Ltd
2016-10-17
256
0714872350
9780714872353
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.