LON­DON: HID­DEN IN­TE­RI­ORS An English Her­itage Book

Evergreen - - Then & Now -

Be­hind Lon­don’s many in­scrutable façades lies a wealth of trea­sures lit­tle known to the world out­side. Lon­don: Hid­den In­te­ri­ors de­scribes and vividly il­lus­trates 180 ex­tra­or­di­nary ex­am­ples, which have been se­lected from a com­plete range of build­ing types — in­clud­ing palaces and pri­vate houses, places of wor­ship and work, gen­tle­men’s clubs, ho­tels and the­atres as well as some of Lon­don’s most his­toric shops and most un­usual mu­se­ums — to por­tray the rich­ness and di­ver­sity of Lon­don’s ar­chi­tec­tural her­itage, and the se­crets that lie within.

The 1,700 im­ages from English Her­itage and author­i­ta­tive text of­fer the reader a unique op­por­tu­nity to see what lies be­hind closed doors. ( 448pp, hard­back) ‘ I am daz­zled — pos­i­tively daz­zled … this is my book of the year.’ — BILL BRYSON … Lon­don’s in­te­ri­ors sparkle. A stun­ning pho­to­graphic tour of trea­sures of the cap­i­tal.’ — THE TIMES Code: LHINT RRP £ 50, Ever­green read­ers pay just £ 30 incl. p& p. UK de­liv­ery only

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