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Sharon Poole - The Grand Pier at Weston-Super-Mare: Britain in Old Photographs - 9780752449906 - V9780752449906
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The Grand Pier at Weston-Super-Mare: Britain in Old Photographs

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Description for The Grand Pier at Weston-Super-Mare: Britain in Old Photographs Paperback. For over a century, the Grand Pier at Weston has stood as a prominent symbol of this British seaside tradition. This book illustrates the history of this outstanding example of seaside piers, with memories and anecdotes from the people who owned it, worked on it or simply loved it. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 150 x 9. Weight in Grams: 288.

Subject to both natural and man-made dangers, of the ninety-one pleasure piers that once decorated the British coastline, just fifty-five remain. For over a century, the Grand Pier at Weston has stood as a prominent symbol of this British seaside tradition. For over sixty years, the Grand Pier was owned and run by successive generations of one family, the Brenners. This book is also the story of how they constantly updated and improved the pier, ensuring its popularity with tourists continued into the twenty-first century. But the Grand Pier has also seen its fair share of disaster. The pier rose ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752449906
SKU
V9780752449906
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-5

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