The British History Puzzle Book

£14.99
ITEM CODE: 27499
The British Library

When was the anthem ‘God Save the King’ first sung in public? Which sport’s founding rule 58 forbade the use of ‘projecting nails’ and ‘iron plates’? I...
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The British Library

When was the anthem ‘God Save the King’ first sung in public? Which sport’s founding rule 58 forbade the use of ‘projecting nails’ and ‘iron plates’? In what decade was the first public bus service in Britain?

Test your knowledge of British history with a truly head-scratching collection of almost 500 brainteasers, trivia questions, riddles and picture rounds. Best of all, the answers sections are written in an informative, extended style where you can learn even more. Arranged chronologically and thematically, 42 testing rounds take in Prehistoric and Roman Britain, the formation of the United Kingdom, Empire, exploration, and industrialisation, through to 1945, and include quizzes on monarchs, laws, battles, food and drink, sport, transport and much more. From the high points of history to hidden byways you will be hooked. Richly illustrated with prints, line drawings and photographs, drawing upon the Library’s superlative collection, this is a handsome puzzle book you may enjoy reading as much as quizzing!
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Includes solutions
Paperback
22 x 15cm
256 pages
Illustrated throughout in colour and black-and-white
FSC accredited paper
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