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By James MacVeigh

ISBN-10: 1445661683

ISBN-13: 9781445661681

Ever because it was once the place to begin for voyages of discovery to the recent global, the outdated port of Bristol has boasted a wealth of taverns, motels, alehouses, and public homes. lots of the older consuming institutions that experience survived have tales to inform – usually quirky or staggering, yet continuously attention-grabbing and sometimes with nautical hyperlinks. a few contain actual historic figures corresponding to Daniel Defoe and Alexander Selkirk, the version for Robinson Crusoe, whereas others are attached with fictional characters like lengthy John Silver. and a few have been utilized by smugglers, press gangs, privateers and out-and-out pirates.

Local writer James MacVeigh takes the reader on a desirable trip via a few of Bristol’s oldest and such a lot infamous watering holes. He explores their histories and hidden secrets and techniques and tells of the numerous characters that experience frequented or run the city’s public houses.

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