St Pancras Station (Ebook)

Simon Bradley

St Pancras station has long been an iconic landmark on the London landscape and one of its most distinctive monuments. This new edition is published to coincide with the reopening of Scott's wondrous Gothic hotel and includes a new final chapter and illustrations.

Simon Bradley traces the history of the station, introducing us to the men behind the architecture and looks at its new international status. This fine new edition includes a fascinating chapter on the new hotel and some timely revisions bringing it fully up to date.

'A marvellous piece of social, aesthetic and technological history... it is impossible to praise Bradley's book too highly' A. N. Wilson, Daily Telegraph

'Brilliantly and with deft hand, Simon Bradley makes sense of it all ... fabulous' Sunday Telegraph

'A masterpiece of historical context ... immensely readable' Sunday Times

'This fine book examines the history of both the church that gave the station its name and the railway terminus ... unexpectedly compelling' Daily Mail

Publication date: 09/07/2010

£5.99

ISBN: 9781847650733

ISBN 10 / ASIN: B00371V9SQ

Imprint: Profile Books

Subject: History & Classics

St Pancras Station (Paperback)

Simon Bradley

St Pancras station has long been an iconic landmark on the London landscape and one of its most distinctive monuments. This new edition is published to coincide with the reopening of Scott's wondrous Gothic hotel and includes a new final chapter and illustrations.

Simon Bradley traces the history of the station, introducing us to the men behind the architecture and looks at its new international status. This fine new edition includes a fascinating chapter on the new hotel and some timely revisions bringing it fully up to date.

'A marvellous piece of social, aesthetic and technological history... it is impossible to praise Bradley's book too highly' A. N. Wilson, Daily Telegraph

'Brilliantly and with deft hand, Simon Bradley makes sense of it all ... fabulous' Sunday Telegraph

'A masterpiece of historical context ... immensely readable' Sunday Times

'This fine book examines the history of both the church that gave the station its name and the railway terminus ... unexpectedly compelling' Daily Mail

Publication date: 17/03/2011

£9.99

ISBN: 9781846684609

Imprint: Profile Books

Subject: History & Classics

Reviews for St Pancras Station

'A sprightly social, technological and architectural history ... most entertaining'

 Evening Standard

Simon Bradley

Simon Bradley

Simon Bradley is editor of the World Famous Buildings of England series, founded by Nikolaus Pevsner, to which he has contributed a number of notable revised volumes. He lives in London.

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