Whitaker's World Of Facts 2009 by Russell Ash

Whitaker's World Of Facts 2009

Written by Russell Ash

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Amaze your friends and family with hundreds of astonishing facts, figures, firsts and lasts with Whitaker’s World of Facts. It is based on the bestselling Whitaker’s Almanack. Published annually since 1868, the Almanack has been buried in a time capsule beneath Cleopatra’s Needle in London and used by Sherlock Holmes.


Whitaker's World Of Facts 2009 by Russell Ash

Fully updated and revised for 2009, this family reference book comes from the publishers of the renowned Whitaker's Almanack.It combines the most up-to-date, 'must have' information on everyimportant subject on earth. Hugelyentertaining and informative, this book is a superbreference title for all the family.

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Russell Ash

Russell Ash was a member of a family of craftsmen - his father was a bookbinder working for the British Museum and several generations of his family were London goldsmiths - the most notable of whom, Claudius Ash (1792-1854) was also the inventor of false teeth! As well as writing books, Russell was a practising silversmith. He lived in Lewes in East Sussex and had a daughter and two sons.

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A & C Black Publishers Ltd

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1st September 2008




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