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Lancaster and the Lune Valley

£17.99

Product description

Compiled from private photographs and a unique collection of photographic picture postcards, this portrayal of Lancaster and the Lune Valley in the first quarter of the twentieth century provides a fascinating and nostalgic insight into the life and changing landscape of the area.
Disaster by fire and flood, celebration by gala and pageant, fancy-dress cycle parades, military manoeuvres, and sporting occasions including cricket, swimming and running, are just some of the aspects of life chronicled in this remarkable evocation of a past way of life, still remembered by a few but made available here to many more.
Once visible from the comfort of a railway carriage on a now disused line, the view of the magnificent scenery of the Lune Valley on the journey to Lancaster is also relived and recreated by the author as he retraces the steps of childhood excursions made in the 1930s. The bustle of the railway, the landmarks of Lancaster and the people of the Lune Valley are once more brought alive in this irresistible journey back in time.

Item details

Author(s):
Robert Alston
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0752430076
ISBN-13:
9780752430072
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Tempus
Title:
Lancaster and the Lune Valley

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Compiled from private photographs and a unique collection of photographic picture postcards, this portrayal of Lancaster and the Lune Valley in the first quarter of the twentieth century provides a fascinating and nostalgic insight into the life and changing landscape of the area.
Disaster by fire and flood, celebration by gala and pageant, fancy-dress cycle parades, military manoeuvres, and sporting occasions including cricket, swimming and running, are just some of the aspects of life chronicled in this remarkable evocation of a past way of life, still remembered by a few but made available here to many more.
Once visible from the comfort of a railway carriage on a now disused line, the view of the magnificent scenery of the Lune Valley on the journey to Lancaster is also relived and recreated by the author as he retraces the steps of childhood excursions made in the 1930s. The bustle of the railway, the landmarks of Lancaster and the people of the Lune Valley are once more brought alive in this irresistible journey back in time.

Author(s):
Robert Alston
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0752430076
ISBN-13:
9780752430072
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Tempus
Title:
Lancaster and the Lune Valley

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