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Fire of London! or, The Doomed city

Fire of London! or, The Doomed city

a tale of intense interest, founded on the popular drama of that name, performed at Astley"s royal amphitheatre.

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Published by Printed and published by G. Drake, 12 Houghton street, Clare market in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe penny play-book -- no.3
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 42-54 :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19850897M

  The Great Fire of London was the greatest catastrophe of its kind in Western Europe. Although detailed fire precautions and firefighting arrangements were in place, the fire raged for four days and destro houses, 87 churches, and 44 of the City of London’s great livery : The History Press.   Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor. Ashes of London is a murder mystery set in the burnt-out remains after the Great Fire. The opening chapter is a tour-de-force. We accompany James Marwood as he watches in amazement and horror as the edifice of St Paul’s Cathedral, the biggest landmark in seventeenth century London, burns before his eyes.

Throughout the book Roubaud is working on his Project, as well as The Great Fire of London-- but he finds himself at a standstill. In the preface he announces already: "I know that The Great Fire of London has not been written because the Project has failed, because it was destined to fail." So the book the reader holds in his or her hands is a.   This week years ago, the Great Fire of London burned through of the city’s streets. Matthew Green reveals the extraordinary structures lost in the blaze – from old St Paul’s to a Author: Dr Matthew Green.

The book also comes with stickers of London’s famous landmark buildings—including RSA’s headquarters in the Walkie Talkie building (20 Fenchurch Street)—to encourage children to design their own plan for a rebuilt City of London. Natalie Tickle, charity and community manager, RSA explains: “We are so pleased to sponsor this book. In the City of London was a crowded space with wooden houses, narrow streets and a limited supply of water. Fires were commonplace and there had been a number of serious fires in the s which had burnt parts of the City. The Great Fire started in Thomas Farriner's (or Farynor's) bakery in.


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