BOOK: The Bath Book of Days
Discover the rich and colourful history of Bath with this collection of tales from across the city.
Featuring a story for every day of the year, it includes famous historical events, such as the building of Bath’s Royal Crescent and Circus and the founding of the Royal Bath and West Show, alongside quirky and less well-known tales, such as Bath’s earliest balloon flight and the unfortunate death of a small boy named Willies.
Featuring events from as early as the fourteenth century right up to the present day, this fascinating selection is sure to appeal to everyone interested in the history of one of Britain’s most beautiful cities.
(368 pages / Paperback)
D.G. AMPHLETT, who lives in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, is an historian who has studied the history of the West Country for many years. He has an MA degree in history and is currently undertaking research in preparation for a Phd. During his undergraduate years at the University of Wales, Lampeter, he ran the university’s History Society.
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