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A Postcard from the Cotswolds
A nostalgic, vivid historical guide lavishly illustrated with old postcards
From Gloucester and the Five Valleys to Bath and the North Cotswold’s, Jan Dobrzynski delves into the past of one of Britain’s most picturesque area’s. This collection of incredible images from over the last two centuries depicts life how it once was and shows how it has changed through time. Including information on geography, local history, transport, and the environment; A Postcard from the Cotswold’s is the perfect visual and factual guide for residents and tourists alike.
* Over 200 evocative postcards and illustrations of the Cotswold’s.
* Describes the outstanding scenery of the region in words and pictures, as immortalised by earlier generations of photographers and artists.
* Includes a large amount of previously unpublished images.
Jan Dobryznski is a keen postcard collector. Educated locally, he has worked as a chemist in the carpet industry before finally working as a scientist and engineer in the automotive components industry. He has produced several titles, including A Postcard from the Severn and Worcestershire’s Historic Pubs and A Postcard from Shakespeare’s Avon. He lives in Kidderminster.
Available from all good bookshops, Amazon and The History Press
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: 27/10/2011 13:49:37
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