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For London lovers of all stripes, National Geographic London Book of Lists chronicles this ever-changing city from its ancient Roman origins to the present day. Organized with a minimum of organization, the 140 lists in this eclectic and hugely entertaining illustrated compendium cover the city’s best, worst, highest, smallest, first, last, and everything in-between. Among the many intriguing facts, stats, and snippets, you’ll discover:  ·       Where you can find six old windmills within the confines of metropolitan London ·       Why the women’s restroom at an East End pub is especially popular with avant-garde artists ·       When a tornado razed nearly 600 houses and destroyed London Bridge ·       The address of the only London flat where the four members of the Beatles lived together ·       Why local children beat the stone boundaries outside the Tower of London with willow branches every three years ·       Where you can find London’s eight best waterfront pubs, seven greatest Victorian gin palaces, and ten most historic pubs ·       Which two famous London museums still show World War II bomb damage on their outer walls    Royal palaces.

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