Crawley: A History & Celebration – Hardback


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By Belinda Cole

This is a history of Crawley with a difference. Read it, and you will find out what really shaped Crawley.
In this authoritative and highly readable text, the author recounts the stories and events that together make up Crawley’s history, and relate them directly to what you can still see on the ground today (2004).
Throughout are carefully chosen photographs from the world-famous Francis Frith Collection. These are supplemented by speciality commissioned colour photographs showing the locality as it is today.
Topic boxes cover subjects of particular interest, and the Did You Know boxes will test to the full your local knowledge.
Learn too, about Crawley’s worthies past and present, whose energy and innovation have played such a vital role in shaping the locality.
The author also celebrates the living, breathing organism that is the community today and gives us a timely and enthusiastic appreciation of the new Crawley that is developing before our eyes.

This book is pre-owned and has been purchased from a high-class book dealer and is therefore of the best quality that is available.
Pre-owned books are subject to issues such as light foxing or staining on pages, notes, and comments by previous owners, library marks and tickets, loose or missing spines, and the page edges, etc may not be perfect. Where available the jackets will be provided but may not be perfect. The pages and pull-outs however are always fully secure.
The best available copy of the book will be sent in all cases.

120 pages. 100 photographs, drawings and maps