"Leeds City Beautiful" invites the reader to explore this exciting and vibrant city with a superb collection of over 500 carefully selected full-colour photographs. Each image is accompanied by a fully informative caption. Leeds, being the largest city in Yorkshire, has so much to offer. With fabulous architecture, delightful parks, works of art, shops, bars and cafes, it is a city which has something for everyone. "Leeds City Beautiful" is more than simply a photo guide; it is a celebration of this wonderful city. Each step you take through this delightful city reveals another facet of its exciting history; from the beautiful mediaeval churches to stunningly ornate Victorian buildings: from ancient edifices to modern structures.Although Leeds is rightfully proud of its heritage it is not content to rest on its laurels and looks towards the future, as recent major property development throughout the city will testify. This book brings together an exciting combination of outstanding old buildings and striking modern structures, which is guaranteed to appeal to residents and visitors alike.
This book takes the reader on an exhilarating journey through the streets, squares and parks of this thriving city, and shows why Leeds is truly a City Beautiful. Containing over 500 full-colour photographs taken from around the city of Leeds, this book will entertain locals and tourists alike. It is highly illustrated throughout with full colour photography.
Nigel A. Ibbotson is a published author and award winning photographer based in West Yorkshire. With almost thirty years experience behind him his work has covered most aspects of photography. Nigel's work has taken him to a wide range of places throughout Europe and has been exhibited throughout many countries. Nigel is passionate about producing images of the highest quality and previously published work includes Exploring West Yorkshire's History. His greatest interest is for landscape photography not only of his local Yorkshire but the British Isles as a whole. It was this interest that convinced Nigel to give up the hustle and bustle of commercial photography and concentrate on producing breath-taking landscapes. A man proud of his Yorkshire roots Nigel is enthusiastic about his subject - a passion which reflects throughout his work.