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111 shops in London that you shouldn't miss / Kirstin von Glasow.

By: Glasow, Kirstin von.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Cologne, Germany] : Emons, 2016Edition: Revised fourth edition.Description: 230 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783954513413; 3954513412.Other title: 111 shops in London that you shouldnt miss | One hundred and eleven shops in London that you shouldn't miss | Hundred and eleven shops in London that you shouldn't miss.Subject(s): Stores, Retail -- England -- London -- Guidebooks | Stores, Retail | London (England) -- GuidebooksGenre/Form: Guidebooks. | Guidebooks.DDC classification: 381.1065421 Summary: Some people think London is a metropolis that is constantly reinventing itself - but in reality, it's a whole planet in itself. Right under its surface, and nonetheless well-hidden, the true heart of London is beating: individual little shops offering everything special - from cuff links and vests to ancient fireplaces and sinks, books of artists, old lamps, ukuleles, magicians tricks and accessories, stuffed animals, choice wine and paper - here, the connoisseur and browser will find whatever the heart desires. Can you buy fairies, or buttonholes, equipment for Freemasons, old tools, or theatres made out of paper? All this and so much more is no problem in this cosmos of eccentricities, in London's craziest and most tantalising shops. An indispensable guide for everyone out for a stroll, and for enjoyment!
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Some people think London is a metropolis that is constantly reinventing itself - but in reality, it's a whole planet in itself. Right under its surface, and nonetheless well-hidden, the true heart of London is beating: individual little shops offering everything special - from cuff links and vests to ancient fireplaces and sinks, books of artists, old lamps, ukuleles, magicians tricks and accessories, stuffed animals, choice wine and paper - here, the connoisseur and browser will find whatever the heart desires. Can you buy fairies, or buttonholes, equipment for Freemasons, old tools, or theatres made out of paper? All this and so much more is no problem in this cosmos of eccentricities, in London's craziest and most tantalising shops. An indispensable guide for everyone out for a stroll, and for enjoyment!

"Unique finds and local treasures" -- Cover.

Some people think London is a metropolis that is constantly reinventing itself - but in reality, it's a whole planet in itself. Right under its surface, and nonetheless well-hidden, the true heart of London is beating: individual little shops offering everything special - from cuff links and vests to ancient fireplaces and sinks, books of artists, old lamps, ukuleles, magicians tricks and accessories, stuffed animals, choice wine and paper - here, the connoisseur and browser will find whatever the heart desires. Can you buy fairies, or buttonholes, equipment for Freemasons, old tools, or theatres made out of paper? All this and so much more is no problem in this cosmos of eccentricities, in London's craziest and most tantalising shops. An indispensable guide for everyone out for a stroll, and for enjoyment!

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 @work: Ring with a twist (p. 10)
  • 2 Andy & Tuly: For every man and every shirt (p. 12)
  • 3 Angels: Transformations (p. 14)
  • 4 Aperture: A beautiful camera shop (p. 16)
  • 5 Aquatic Design Centre: The Indian Ocean in your living room (p. 18)
  • 6 Architectural Forum: Heat your house in style (p. 20)
  • 7 Arthur Beale: Do you own a boat? (p. 22)
  • 8 Bageriet: Take a fika! (p. 24)
  • 9 Barn the Spoon: Trees, spoons, axes and knives (p. 26)
  • 10 Beauty & the bib: I love my strawberry bib (p. 28)
  • 11 Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop: Play with paper (p. 30)
  • 12 Biscuiteers: Write a biscuit! (p. 32)
  • 13 Blade Rubber Stamps: Stamp Art! (p. 34)
  • 14 Bookartbookshop: Beware of the book! (p. 36)
  • 15 British Standard: Kitchen cupboards without frills (p. 38)
  • 16 Brodie & Middleton and Russell & Chapple: Two in one (p. 40)
  • 17 The Button Queen: Button etiquette (p. 42)
  • 18 Candle Makers Supplies: Candles for Prince Charles (p. 44)
  • 19 Choccywoccydoodah: Chocolate Wonderland (p. 46)
  • 20 Christina's Boxes: What's in a box? (p. 48)
  • 21 The Christmas Shop: Christmas every day (p. 50)
  • 22 Clerkenwell Screws One nutcase and seven screwballs (p. 52)
  • 23 The Cloth Shop: Addicted to fabrics (p. 54)
  • 24 Colin Narbeth & Son: The art of collecting (p. 56)
  • 25 Contemporary Ceramics Centre: To become a good potter (p. 58)
  • 26 CorkVille: In Portugal's cork forests (p. 60)
  • 27 David Mellor: Eat with Pride (p. 62)
  • 28 David Penton & Son: Good Old-School Hardware (p. 64)
  • 29 Denton Antiques: Ablaze with light (p. 66)
  • 30 D. M. Buttonholes: Buttonholes for James Bond (p. 68)
  • 31 D. R. Harris: Oranges and Lemons ... (p. 70)
  • 32 Duke of Uke: Why don't you? (p. 72)
  • 33 Embassy Electrical Supplies: Electric olive oil (p. 74)
  • 34 FARM Collective: Simple Food (p. 76)
  • 35 Farm:shop Dalston: Let the fish grow your salad! (p. 78)
  • 36 The Gallery: Bass guitar with sex appeal (p. 80)
  • 37 Gallery: Things that make you smile (p. 82)
  • 38 Gay's The Word: The first and only (p. 84)
  • 39 Gillian Anderson Price: An antidote to globalization (p. 86)
  • 40 Gosh!: From children's story books to art form (p. 88)
  • 41 Grosvenor Prints: Discover Print Paradise (p. 90)
  • 42 The Hive Honey Shop: More bees on the planet (p. 92)
  • 43 Hostem: Craft, construction and quality (p. 94)
  • 44 iMakr: 3D Selfie (p. 96)
  • 45 Intaglio Printmaker: Get your tools (p. 98)
  • 46 International Magic: Bring on the magic! (p. 100)
  • 47 J&B The Shop: Stitching and Enameling (p. 102)
  • 48 Jane Bourvis: Something old... (p. 104)
  • 49 Japanese Knife Company: The cutting edge (p. 106)
  • 50 JAS: The sound of the sitar (p. 108)
  • 51 J. J. Fox of St James's: Cigars for Churchill (p. 110)
  • 52 John Davies Framing: Beautifully framed (p. 112)
  • 53 John Lobb: Shoes for Life (p. 114)
  • 54 The Junk Shop and Spreadeagle: Everything you never knew you wanted (p. 116)
  • 55 Kristin Baybars: A miniature world (p. 118)
  • 56 Labour and Wait: Timeless designs (p. 120)
  • 57 L. Cornelissen & Son: Ultramarine, verdigris and vermilion (p. 122)
  • 58 The Linen Cupboard: Cats, teapots and the Canterbury Cathedral (p. 124)
  • 59 Lock & Co. Hatters: Miss Piggy's trilby (p. 126)
  • 60 London Taxidermy: From mice to elephants (p. 128)
  • 61 Look Mum No Hands!: Coffee, beer and bikes (p. 130)
  • 62 Loop: The new yoga for men (p. 132)
  • 63 Luna & Curious: Beasties and other banquets (p. 134)
  • 64 Made.com: Design that doesn't cost the world (p. 136)
  • 65 Maggs Bros.: NapoleonÆs penis or his signature? (p. 138)
  • 66 The Map House: The island of California (p. 140)
  • 67 Marchpane: Through the looking glass (p. 142)
  • 68 Michael German Antiques: Walking with canes (p. 144)
  • 69 M. Manze: What's in the pie? (p. 146)
  • 70 The Moomin Shop: Furry philosophers (p. 148)
  • 71 Mysteries: Vibrating stones (p. 150)
  • 72 Mystical Fairies: Which fairy? (p. 152)
  • 73 N1 Garden Centre: Heavenly bamboo (p. 154)
  • 74 New Century Barbers Shop: An ancient trade (p. 156)
  • 75 The Old Curiosity Shop: Dickens and designer shoes (p. 158)
  • 76 Ooh-la-la!: On the road to Scotland (p. 160)
  • 77 Opera Opera: Framed (p. 162)
  • 78 Past Caring: Back to the 70s (p. 164)
  • 79 Paxton and Whitfield: A smell that wakes the dead (p. 166)
  • 80 Pentreath & Hall: What we love (p. 168)
  • 81 Persephone Books: Dove-grey secrets (p. 170)
  • 82 Playful Promises: Never out of knickers! (p. 172)
  • 83 Postcard Teas: Tea culture in Dering Street (p. 174)
  • 84 Radio Days: A shop of her own (p. 176)
  • 85 Retrouvius: New life fir old things (p. 178)
  • 86 Riders & Squires: Look the part (p. 180)
  • 87 Ruby Violet: Ice-cold dreams (p. 182)
  • 88 The Sampler: Cheers, Ivy! (p. 184)
  • 89 Scarlet & Violet: Relaxed and natural (p. 186)
  • 90 The School of Life: Feeling better now? (p. 188)
  • 91 SCIN Gallery: Material worlds (p. 190)
  • 92 Second Nature: Vintage Gardening (p. 192)
  • 93 Sh!: Experts in women's sensuality (p. 194)
  • 94 Shepherds Falkiners: Love of paper (p. 196)
  • 95 The Spice Shop: Spice up your life (p. 198)
  • 96 Stanfords: Map the future (p. 200)
  • 97 St Martins Models: A Lamborghini for 100 pounds (p. 202)
  • 98 SugarSin: 18 pounds of sweets (p. 204)
  • 99 This Shop Rocks: Anything Strange (p. 206)
  • 100 Tomfoolery: To someone you love (p. 208)
  • 101 Toye, Kenning & Spencer: The Grand MasterÆs apron (p. 210)
  • 102 Treadwell's Books: A meeting of minds (p. 212)
  • 103 Vintage Heaven: A shop like a garden (p. 214)
  • 104 The VIVOBAREFOOT Experience: Discover your potential (p. 216)
  • 105 VV Rouleaux: Fur trims for cats and flowers for the Queen (p. 218)
  • 106 Vx: Vegan and cool (p. 220)
  • 107 Wears London: Best of London (p. 222)
  • 108 Whitechapel Bell Foundry: The square hole (p. 224)
  • 109 The Widescreen Centre: The universe front Regent's Park (p. 226)
  • 110 W.Martyn: The aroma of freshly roasted coffee (p. 228)
  • 111 W.Sitch: Making brass lamps since the extinction of the dinosaurs (p. 230)