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London's Strangest Tales

London's Strangest Tales is a collection of extraordinary but true stories from over a thousand years of the the capital's history. This fascinating secret history of London makes an excellent and alternative travel guide and offers both tourists and locals plenty to discover about this great city.
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Dimensions 13 x 2 x 19.7cm
Fabric & material Paperback
No. of Pages 256
SKU 02084416

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Service Update (updated 19 March 2020)

We want to make sure your order reaches you as safely as possible. Therefore, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all orders will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. We will be in touch once the RA has reopened and once your order has been dispatched. 

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Our small team are working as quickly and safely as possible to prepare and send online orders.

Enjoy free shipping on orders above £50. £5.95 P&P for orders below £50. International delivery will be calculated at Checkout. We have temporarily stopped shipping to EEA countries. 

Updated 19 May 2020

We are delivering! Enjoy free shipping on orders above £50. £5.95 P&P for orders below £50. International delivery will be calculated at Checkout. The Royal Academy is temporarily closed, Collection is not available at this time.

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Product story

London's Strangest Tales is the result of many years spent in obscure and dusty libraries and archives by author Tom Quinn.

This fascinating volume contains weird and wonderful stories, including entries titled 'How the Women Beat the Lawyers', 'When Prison Marriages Were All the Rage', 'A Carriage Pulled by Zebras', 'Top-secret Grass-Cutting SErvice' and 'Death by Pelican' and many, many more.