Buy Used
£7.78
+ £0.00 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: PROFESSIONAL SELLER SHIPPING TOP QUALITY BOOKS WITHIN 24 HOURS.100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE Very well cared for, with minimal signs of use, if any. Shipped from the heart of the British countryside this book will leave our library within a day or two of your order and be with you shortly thereafter.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Edinburgh: A History of the City Hardcover – Unabridged, 17 Jul 2009

3.8 out of 5 stars 18 customer reviews

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
Hardcover, Unabridged
£17.20 £4.99
click to open popover


What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



All Amazon Original Books on Sale
Browse a selection of over 160+ Kindle Books currently on sale. Learn more

Product details

  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan; Unabridged edition edition (17 July 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0230703860
  • ISBN-13: 978-0230703865
  • Product Dimensions: 16 x 3.7 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 18 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 467,886 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Review

'Fry's range is impressive. His account of Edinburgh is in the style of Peter Ackroyd's history of London - digging into its dark corners rather than maintaining a historian's narrative'
-- Spectator

'This comprehensive look at his home city paints a vivid picture of the Scottish capital through the ages.'
-- Big Issue in Scotland

'intelligent and sensitive...a very good book indeed, one that no one who knows Edinburgh will want to be without, one that also reveals the character of this dramatic, admirable and often infuriating city to those unfortunate enough not to be acquainted with it.'
-- Literary Review

`He clearly loves Edinburgh and conveys that affection eloquently...Edinburgh is a delightful, erudite book and Fry a perceptive and provocative guide.'
-- Scotland on Sunday

`His account of the city's architectural history is as intelligent and sensitive as it is full.'
-- The Literary Review

Review

'Fry's range is impressive. His account of Edinburgh is in the style of Peter Ackroyd's history of London - digging into its dark corners rather than maintaining a historian's narrative'

See all Product description

Customer reviews

Top customer reviews

7 October 2015
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
30 October 2016
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
3 March 2017
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
22 October 2017
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
4 December 2015
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
TOP 500 REVIEWER
2 October 2013
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
6 February 2013
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
27 October 2014
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?

Pages with related products. See and discover other items: scotland history

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?