London: portrait of a city

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Phaidon, Aug 31, 1999 - Architecture - 240 pages
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London: Portrait of a City is an intimate photographic essay capturing the glory and character of the city's buildings, facades and interiors. Its neat, portable format -- and great value for money -- make it an ideal companion or souvenir for the many tourists, visitors and inhabitants who are captivated by the architectural feasts that this multifarious city offers. From the sublime to the ubiquitous, many of these photographs present unusual views of well-known monuments or highlight their lesser-known idiosyncracies.

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User Review  - Kevin de Ataíde - Goodreads

Small picture-book and good coffee table material. Interestingly, it calls the Brompton Oratory the foremost Catholic church in London. A-hem. Read full review

Review: London: Portrait Of A City

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

Having fun going through this one again, especially since becoming so addicted to Guess Where London. It's a nice format and a lot of the photos are really rather good. Read full review

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Contents

Foreword
9
Introduction
10
Metal
19
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Fiona Biddulph is a writer specializing in art, architecture and interior design.

Ben Weinreb, father to photographer Matthew Weinreb, is co-author of The Encyclopaedia of London and owns an internationally renowned architectural bookshop next door to the British Museum.

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