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Image for Queen Alexandra's House 1884-1984

Queen Alexandra's House 1884-1984

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Campfield Press: 1984

Seller ID: 35478

Condition: Very Good


Pamphlet, stapled spine, stiff card wrappers. Some small scratches, internally clean, b&w and colour plates, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 21 x 14.6 x 0.3 cm; 56 pages View more info

Image for The Water Line of the City of London After the Great Fire

The Water Line of the City of London After the Great Fire

By: (Sydney), PERKS

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Taylor & Francis: 1935

Seller ID: 28095

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, ex-library copy with usual stamps & marks, illustrated by reproductions of old maps and plans, frontis and b&w plates, binding firm. ; 9" x 11"; 38 pages View more info

Image for City of London School, Past and Present

City of London School, Past and Present

By: anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, City of London Corporation, undated, c.1882,.: 1882

Seller ID: 31817

Condition: Good


Original dark blue gilt-decorated cloth, spine worn with slight loss at spine ends, tear along spine joint, hinges split, with two plates and four plans (one folding). ; 5" x 7"; 39 pages View more info

Image for The Fleet: Its River, Prison, and Marriages

The Fleet: Its River, Prison, and Marriages

By: Ashton, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1889

Edition: Popular

Seller ID: 37904

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Illustrated dk blue boards (no d/jkt), in clear film; a trifle marked; light wear to base of spine, but binding intact. B/w frontis, with tissue guard; b/w illustrations in text; two fold-out maps. Bookplate on front pastedown. Rising in Hampstead, in the north of London, and flowing down to the Thames, the Fleet was one of London's many rivers. Over time, it became little more than an open sewer, and was finally converted into an underground one, though its legacy lives on in the name of Fleet Street, erstwhile home of the newspaper industry. This is a fascinating study of its history, up to ... View more info

Image for Tonic to the Nation Festival of Britain, 1951

Tonic to the Nation Festival of Britain, 1951

By: Banham, Mary & Bevis Hillier

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1976

Seller ID: 37925

ISBN: 0500270791

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, in plastic wallet. Pages age-toned on margins, b&w photographs, no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 10.3 X 7.6 X 0.7 inches; 200 pages View more info

Image for London As it Might Have Been

London As it Might Have Been

By: Barker, Felix & Ralph Hyde

Price: £9.50

Publisher: John Murray Publishers Ltd: 1982

Seller ID: 37841

ISBN: 0719538572

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; D/jkt covered in glassine, unmarked. Light green-grey cloth boards, corners sharp, gold gilt bright, dent in front cover. Text clean, no ownership markings, b&w plates, binding tight. Laid in is a newspaper cutting from The Times, Nov 9 2018, with an article regarding various planning projects for London that never came to fruition. Also laid in is a plate, cut out, of Cleopatra's needle in front of Westminster. ; 10.2 X 8.0 X 0.9 inches; 224 pages View more info

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London Tells her Story

By: Bell, Walter George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30317

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's original cloth, in dust wrapper with colour pictorial onlay, first edition published 1938, dj slightly edgeworn, internally clean, colour frontis, 78 photographs & drawings, colour folding map. ; 5" x 7.5"; 240 pages View more info

Image for The dream of an ideal city  Westbourne Park, 1877-1977

The dream of an ideal city Westbourne Park, 1877-1977

By: Bonsall, H. Edgar

Price: £15.00

Publisher: York, Sessions: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30187

ISBN: 0900657391

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full cloth with gilt lettering to spine, minor wear to spine ends, inscribed by the author on the front pastedown, loosely laid in is an autograph letter signed by the author, b&w illustrations. ; 6" x 9"; 247 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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St Pancras Station

By: Bradley, Simon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 2007

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 29992

ISBN: 1861979967

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped; clean. Dk purple boards, clean and bright; gilt titling, bright. B/w illustrations. Interesting history of Giles Gilbert Scott's astonishing, gothic, London terminus for the Midland Railway. ; 8vo (6" x 8"); 193 pages View more info

Image for Grand Panorama of London.1844 Engraving

Grand Panorama of London.1844 Engraving

By: Briggs, Asa

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1972

Seller ID: 37845

ISBN: 0283978252

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Corners and spine a little bumped, internally clean with text pages and fold-out map unmarked. Binding tight. ; 17.3 x 13 x 1.2 cm; 1 pages View more info

Image for The Saving of Kenwood and the Northern Heights

The Saving of Kenwood and the Northern Heights

By: Carswell, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aidan Ellis Publishing: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37377

ISBN: 0856282081

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


D/jkt wrapped in plastic, slightly sunned around margins. Cream boards, gold gilt bright. Newspaper clipping about the author laid in. Internally clean, b&w photographs, binding tight. Dedicated and signed by the author on the title page. ; 8.5 X 5.7 X 0.7 inches; 160 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for London Parks And Gardens

London Parks And Gardens

By: Cecil, The Hon Mrs. Evely; illustrated byLady Victoria Manners

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable And Company: 1907

Seller ID: 33057

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated dk green boards; somewhat marked, esp on rear. Damage to head of spine (app top 1") + tiny nick about 1/3 from top. Binding intact, but slightly frail -- internal joints partially exposed in one or two places. Gilt titling and decoration still quite bright. B/w illustrations, plus many colour plates with tissue guards. Quite a few uncut pp. ; 4to (6 1/2" x 10"); 384 pages View more info

Image for A Walk from London to Fulham.

A Walk from London to Fulham.

By: Croker, Thomas Crofton (enlarged By Beatrice E.Horne) & F.W.Fairholt

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner: 1896

Seller ID: 27566

Condition: Good


Publisher's original blue/green cloth, gilt lettering to spine faded but legible, spine & joints rubbed & marked, endpapers spotted, in-text illustrations, binding firm. ; 327 pages View more info

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Hand Book for London Past and Present

By: Cunningham, Peter

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1849

Seller ID: 35610

Condition: Poor


Original brown cloth, liii, 602, 16 pp., lacks spine, boards slightly loose, internally clean, A to Z gazetteer, one folding plate, illustrations, 16-page publisher's catalogue at rear, reading copy only. ; 5" x 8"; 602 pages View more info

Image for Unorthodox London: or. Phases of Religious Life in the Metropolis. Two Vols: Series II, Second Edition + Third Edition

Unorthodox London: or. Phases of Religious Life in the Metropolis. Two Vols: Series II, Second Edition + Third Edition

By: Davies, Rev. C Maurice

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers: 1875

Edition: Second / Third

Seller ID: 32599

Condition: Good


Both vols: Dk red patterned boards (no d/jkt); backstrip somewhat worn; binding intact, but a little frail; Vol I binding slightly cocked. Owner's name on title pages. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 381 + Pblr's cat / 448 pages View more info

Image for Dickens's Dictionary of the Thames from Oxford to the Nore

Dickens's Dictionary of the Thames from Oxford to the Nore

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Charles Dickens: 1880

Seller ID: 36352

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Original green cloth with black lettering to boards & spine, slight rubbing & marks to boards, front hinge partially split, internally clean, maps, statistics, adverts. ; 5" x 7"; 268 pages View more info

Image for The History of the United Parishes of St. Giles in the Fields and St. George Bloomsbury. Combining Strictures on Their Parochial Government, Etc

The History of the United Parishes of St. Giles in the Fields and St. George Bloomsbury. Combining Strictures on Their Parochial Government, Etc

By: Dobie, Rowland

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Author: 1829

Seller ID: 36987

Condition: Good+


Early boards, cloth spine with maroon leather title label, cloth tape to inner hinges, boards rubbed, internally clean, two folding maps, with ten additional manuscript pages by the author inserted at rear, binding firm, scarce. ; 5" x 8"; 432 pages View more info

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Chiswick [signed copy]

By: Draper, Warwick

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Philip Allan: 1923

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33399

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Inscribed by the author (on a piece of paper pasted to the front pastedown), "With the author's best wishes for the Brentford & Chiswick 'Labour Fair' -- 3rd day. 15th May 1926. Warwick Draper". Light brown spine, grey boards (no d/jkt); a little marked; lower corners bumped; gilt titling still quite bright. Binding intact, though a little frail. Colour frontis, with tissue guard; b/w illustrations -- all plates present; plate at p90 loose, but laid in; b/w illustrations in text; maps; list of subscribers. A fantast... View more info

Image for East London Papers : A Journal of History, Social Studies and the Arts. thirteen issues, various dates 1963-197313

East London Papers : A Journal of History, Social Studies and the Arts. thirteen issues, various dates 1963-197313

By: East London Papers

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, University House:

Seller ID: 36631

Condition: Very Good


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Printed stiff card wrappers, 13 issues, various dates from 1963 to the final issue in 1973, vol 5, number 1, vol 6, number 2, vol 8, numbers 1, 2, vol 9, number 2, vol 10, number, 2, vol 11, numbers, 1, 2, vol12 numbers, 1 & 2, vol13, numbers 1 & 2, a few with institutional library stamps to front covers, all clean internally, numerous articles, reviews, illustrations. View more info

Image for Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery

By: Elliott, Brent

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Friends of Highgate Cemetery: 1978

Seller ID: 23471

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet - stapling clean and intact. Dk green wrappers bit rubbed, text clean. B/w illustrations. Foreword by Sir John Betjeman. ; Landscape 8vo (8 1/4" x 6"); 48 pages View more info