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London Street Names

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Product description

Paperback in very good condition, with clean and bright interior. Slight scuffing to corners and damage where sticker removed to corner frontispiece.

Love, famous musicians, kidnapping, and embezzlement -- these are just a few of the themes readers will uncover when they dip into the stories in this engaging new book about London, Ontario's past.
Most Londoners know that Guy Lombardo Avenue was named after Guy Lombardo, the famous big band leader and native son, but they seldom know about the people who gave their names to Holman, Cronyn, or McCormick Streets. Street names are a living record of a community's history. When readers learn something about the name of a street, they often learn something new about the place where they live as well.
London Street Names includes more than 100 thoroughfares in the city. Each alphabetically organized entry has something interesting to say about the city's social, political, cultural or military history. Richly illustrated in colour and black-and-white with modern and archival photographs, this book offers a fascinating window onto the history of London, Ontario.

Item details

Author(s):
Baker Michael (ed) with Neary Hilary Bates
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
25.4 x 17.4 x 1.0 cms
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1550288024
ISBN-13:
9781550288025
Number of pages:
120
Publisher:
James Lorrimer & Company Ltd.,
Title:
London Street Names an illustrated guide.

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Paperback in very good condition, with clean and bright interior. Slight scuffing to corners and damage where sticker removed to corner frontispiece.

Love, famous musicians, kidnapping, and embezzlement -- these are just a few of the themes readers will uncover when they dip into the stories in this engaging new book about London, Ontario's past.
Most Londoners know that Guy Lombardo Avenue was named after Guy Lombardo, the famous big band leader and native son, but they seldom know about the people who gave their names to Holman, Cronyn, or McCormick Streets. Street names are a living record of a community's history. When readers learn something about the name of a street, they often learn something new about the place where they live as well.
London Street Names includes more than 100 thoroughfares in the city. Each alphabetically organized entry has something interesting to say about the city's social, political, cultural or military history. Richly illustrated in colour and black-and-white with modern and archival photographs, this book offers a fascinating window onto the history of London, Ontario.

Author(s):
Baker Michael (ed) with Neary Hilary Bates
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
25.4 x 17.4 x 1.0 cms
Edition:
2003
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1550288024
ISBN-13:
9781550288025
Number of pages:
120
Publisher:
James Lorrimer & Company Ltd.,
Title:
London Street Names an illustrated guide.

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