500 Hidden Secrets of Antwerp
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Unless an item is unavailable/ out of stock, all items are dispatched within 48 hours and we aim to deliver UK standard delivery orders within 3-5 working days. Weekends and UK Bank Holidays are not considered working days. Due to working with small companies and producers, and increases in seasonal demand, there may be times when longer delivery times occur. To avoid disappointment, we will inform you, the customer, of any such situation within 24 hours of an order being placed.
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We are unable to redirect orders once they have been dispatched. If delivery proves impossible or impractical on 2 or more occasions we may need to cancel your order and deduct the original delivery charges from the refund; however we will try to contact you in this case to arrange for a new order to be placed if required.
500 Hidden Secrets of Antwerp’ is a welcoming guide to the city, written by British journalist Derek Blyth who has lived in Belgium for more than 20 years. Revealing 500 places and features that no one knows, such as Dirk Van Saene’s fashion shop in an atelier without a sign, a secret street hidden behind an old gate, the art cinema that seats just 50 people and organises soft porn movie nights, or the ship that was rebuilt as a hotel.
Filled with places to visit, and information about key local figures such as Pieter Paul Rubens who make the city what it is today. With a view to inspire and lead readers on their own adventure, 500 Hidden Secrets are the perfect guides to immersing yourself in the culture and city. These guides also contain numbered locations and maps.
Luster Publishing was founded in 2009 and is based in the Antwerp city centre. Their books cover a diverse range of subjects. These usually have something to do with cultural history, architecture, art, design, interior, photography, food, urban space or They publish around twenty books every year, devoting great attention to their tactility and their graphic design. Luster create these books together with writers, editors, photographers and designers who without exception are passionate about the matter.