Monthly Archives: May 2011

On This Day: 1872 William Heath Robinson is Born

Heath Robinson Books at BookLovers of Bath Advertisements

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On This Day: 1701 Alexander Cruden Dies

Cruden was the compiler of the concordance to the Kings James Bible. A concordance is an index of words arranged in alphabetical order, e.g. of all the words in a body or bank of text. A concordance often gives information … Continue reading

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On This Day: 1916 The Battle of Jutland

The only major sea battle of the First World War occured today. Second hand books on Jutland from BookLovers of Bath

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On This Day: 1961 South Africa Becomes a Republic

Books on and around South Africa at BookLovers of Bath

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On This Day: Big Bang

Today in 1859 the chimes of Big Ben ring out across London. It is the largest four-faced chiming clock and the third-tallest free-standing clock tower in the world. Time for Books on Clocks at BookLovers of Bath

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On This Day: Pepys Comes To An End

In 1669 Samuel Pepys, the British Admiralty official, concluded his diary due to anxiety about his deteriorating eyesite. Books on & around Samuel Pepys may be purchased at BookLovers of Bath

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Weekend Celebrations in Dorchester

Thomas Hardy birthday weekend celebrations take place in Dorchester, Dorset. Courtesy of the Hardy Society the events from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th of June celebrate both the birth of the writer and the 120th anniversary of the publication of … Continue reading

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