The Writing on the Wall: 100 Iconic Blue Plaques Commemorating Britain's History

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A blue plaque is a recognised symbol of our national heritage; a living footprint of our history with each one serving as a permanent reminder of an important contribution to the history of the country. The blue plaques commemorate notable, influential and successful people from all walks of life. They are erected in the present to celebrate our past and inspire our future. This book contains 100 blue plaques, and the stories and people behind them, from across the United Kingdom, each linking, through a common denominator, to the next. From David Bowie to William Shakespeare we run the gamut of plaques remembering kings, actors, singers, explorers, footballers, cricketers, writers, inventors, scientists, politicians, musicians, reformers, broadcasters, songwriters, comedians, pioneers, artists, the military, athletes, dancers, activists, poets and education. From Lennon and McCartney to the victims of Jack the Ripper this is an eclectic representation of British life, through our blue plaques, from the 1500's to 2017.

DELIVERY

Royal Mail industrial action is taking place on a number of days from now until Christmas, this will have an impact on delivery times to all destinations both within the UK and internationally. These delays are out of our control and we recommend ordering as early as possible as it will take longer for your order to arrive.

We offer free standard delivery on all orders over £50.*

Orders up to £30 are charged a flat fee of £4.95

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Usual delivery timescale (excluding custom prints) is between 5 and 7 working days from the date of dispatch. Please allow up to 14 working days for delivery. *UK only. For custom print delivery pricing and timescales see below.

Delivery Worldwide

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Custom Prints

Your prints and frames will be handmade by King & McGaw at their Sussex workshop.

Unframed orders are shipped within 5 working days (normally shipped next day).

Framed orders are shipped within 20 working days.

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RETURNS

If you are not completely satisfied with your item you may return it within 28 days for a refund.

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Unfortunately we cannot offer a refund on custom prints unless they are faulty or we have made a mistake. Custom prints are exempt as they are made to order.

Manufacturer/Publisher: Unicorn Press
Binding: Hardback
Author: Mike Read

SKU: 9781911604266