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Big Ben : the bell, the clock and the tower

Macdonald, Peter2004
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Big Ben is perhaps the most famous clock in the world. This book tells its story, from its conception in the 1830s, after fire destroyed the ancient Palace of Westminster, to its establishment as the national timepiece and the symbol of Britian up to the present day.
Main title:
Big Ben : the bell, the clock and the tower / Peter Macdonald ; foreword by Tam Dalyell.
Imprint:
Stroud : Sutton, 2004.
Collation:
xix, 249 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-244) and index.
ISBN:
9780750938273 (hbk)
Dewey class:
681.113094725.970942132739.3681.113
Local class:
681.113094213725.970942132
Language:
English
BRN:
517462
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