Description : The Englishman of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, especially of the latter, is seen to have exercised considerable zeal in creating substitutes for his home, namely by establishing a vast number of taverns, inns, clubs, gardens and coffee houses. Those which already have existed in "Old London" are described in this volume. Originally published in 1909.
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Description : The best single source on Boston taverns, then and now. A must have guide for locals and visitors alike: Visit the best examples of old taverns in and around Boston now. Learn how taverns evolved from 1630 to today. Create authentic drinks including Flap Dragon, Flip, Grog, Gumption, Jingle, Syllabub and Whistle Belly Vengeance. Cook a tavern feast, influenced by local ingredients and native Indian cooking. Explore the role taverns played in the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere's Ride, the Siege of Boston and the Battle of Bunker Hill. Meet the tavern keepers of bygone Boston and their colorful clientele including James Otis, Sam Adams and Judge Sewall. Discover the origins of local tavern names such as the Bunch of Grapes, Bell in Hand and Green Dragon. Unearth the hidden history in Boston taverns today.
Description : Travel through the genteel avenues and gritty slums of turn-of-the-century London in this dazzling travelogue from Charles William Heckethorn. Rather than focusing solely on the affluent neighborhoods filled with high-born aristocrats, Heckethorn catalogs the city as a whole in an ambitious, all-encompassing vision.