By Anthony Beeson

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

Old and sleek Bristol are defined the following in drawings, work and pictures (many formerly unpublished from the author’s assortment and people of the Bristol primary Reference Library), in a quantity that enhances the author’s earlier e-book for Amberley on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

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

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