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5 Ladybird 'Achievements' books, series 601

£24.99

Product description

This is a group of 5 Ladybird books in their Achievements series

All in very good condition

The story of Newspapers
"The daily newspaper is so much a part of our lives that we seldom stop to consider how many people and how much work is necessary to bring us the latest news and comment promptly."

"This book tells of these, and also something about the history of newspapers - the hand written bulletins used in the days of the Romans, the news-sheets and early newspapers which followed, the struggle to establish them despite crippling tax, and then the birth of growth of our present national newspapers."

The story of our Canals
"From the opening of the Bridgewater Canal in 1761, until well into the 19th century, the canal system in Great Britain grew at a tremendous pace. At it's height, there were over 6,000 miles of navigable rivers and canals covering the length and breadth of the country, supplying the vital link between mines, farms, factories and ports."

"The story of how this was achieved, of the colourful characters who dug the canals and operated them, is here depicted in words and pictures, in all it's fascinating detail."

The story of Radio
"This book tells the fascinating story of radio - from the early forecasts of James Clerk Maxwell and the experiments of Heinrich Hertz and [Guglielmo] Marconi, to the modern Post Office Tower and the use of radar."

The story of Clothes and Costume
"Here is a fascinating book to show you what people have worn from the days of Stone Age skins to the modern mass-produced clothes."

"The well written text and superb colour-illustrations add interest to history, and help towards a greater understanding of the past."

The story of our Churches and Cathedrals
"This book traces the development of our churches and cathedrals from Saxon times to the present day. With simple text and superb full colour illustrations it describes the many interesting and beautiful features of the various periods of architecture, and will add greatly to your understanding and pleasure."

Item details

Author(s):
Newspapers - W D Siddle. Canals - Carolyn Hutchings. Radio - F G Goodall. Clothes & Churches - Richard Bowood.
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Wills & Hepworth (Ladybird)

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About this item

This is a group of 5 Ladybird books in their Achievements series

All in very good condition

The story of Newspapers
"The daily newspaper is so much a part of our lives that we seldom stop to consider how many people and how much work is necessary to bring us the latest news and comment promptly."

"This book tells of these, and also something about the history of newspapers - the hand written bulletins used in the days of the Romans, the news-sheets and early newspapers which followed, the struggle to establish them despite crippling tax, and then the birth of growth of our present national newspapers."

The story of our Canals
"From the opening of the Bridgewater Canal in 1761, until well into the 19th century, the canal system in Great Britain grew at a tremendous pace. At it's height, there were over 6,000 miles of navigable rivers and canals covering the length and breadth of the country, supplying the vital link between mines, farms, factories and ports."

"The story of how this was achieved, of the colourful characters who dug the canals and operated them, is here depicted in words and pictures, in all it's fascinating detail."

The story of Radio
"This book tells the fascinating story of radio - from the early forecasts of James Clerk Maxwell and the experiments of Heinrich Hertz and [Guglielmo] Marconi, to the modern Post Office Tower and the use of radar."

The story of Clothes and Costume
"Here is a fascinating book to show you what people have worn from the days of Stone Age skins to the modern mass-produced clothes."

"The well written text and superb colour-illustrations add interest to history, and help towards a greater understanding of the past."

The story of our Churches and Cathedrals
"This book traces the development of our churches and cathedrals from Saxon times to the present day. With simple text and superb full colour illustrations it describes the many interesting and beautiful features of the various periods of architecture, and will add greatly to your understanding and pleasure."

Author(s):
Newspapers - W D Siddle. Canals - Carolyn Hutchings. Radio - F G Goodall. Clothes & Churches - Richard Bowood.
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Wills & Hepworth (Ladybird)

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