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By Anthony Beeson

Bristol, ‘Queen of the West Country’, is a urban based on production and alternate. as soon as defined as generating inside its bounds each day-by-day necessity required in existence, its retailers have been mocked through outsiders for lives ruled via a rage for revenue. It was once a urban within which grandeur lived cheek through jowl with poverty and toxins, and hazardous with domesticity.

Old and smooth Bristol are defined right here in drawings, work and pictures (many formerly unpublished from the author’s assortment and people of the Bristol critical Reference Library), in a quantity that enhances the author’s earlier e-book for Amberley on primary Bristol.

The booklet is prepared as a chain of textual and visible peregrinations round Bristol and its major arterial routes, and records a few of the myriad adjustments that experience happened within the city’s evolution during the last few centuries.

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