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Image for Survey of London Volumes XXXI-XXXII -- The Parish of St James Westminster, Part Two, North of Piccadilly

Survey of London Volumes XXXI-XXXII -- The Parish of St James Westminster, Part Two, North of Piccadilly

By: (Ed.), F.H.W. Sheppard

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, The Athlone Press / London County Council: 1963

Seller ID: 31989


Please note that this is a very heavy item and will require extra postage.; Both vols: Illustrated b/w d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film. Blk boards, clean and bright. B/w illustrations. THE definitive survey of London. ; 4to (9" x 11 1/2"); 2-337 + 340-648 + 159 b/w plates 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


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


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: £20.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1888

Seller ID: 32583


Illustrated pale mauve boards (no d/jkt); somewhat worn and marked. Backstrip darkened and worn, with small losses, but boards and backstrip intact. Stitched binding partially exposed in a couple of places, so binding intact, but a little weak. Bookplate on front pastedown. Fold-outs and front and rear (the mouth of the Fleet, ca 1765, and a plan of the Fleet following its route from Hampstead Heath, through Kentish Town and King's Cross down to the Thames. B/w illustrat... View more info

Image for London Tells her Story

London Tells her Story

By: Bell, Walter George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30317


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 Kindling and the Flame - A Centenary Review of the History of South Hampstead High School

The Kindling and the Flame - A Centenary Review of the History of South Hampstead High School

By: Bodington, P R

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The School: 1976

Seller ID: 27805


Original stiff paper wraps, slight creasing & wear to covers & spine, b&w illustrations, no ownership names, loosely laid in is a 12-page school newsletter dated 1984. ; 8" x 10.5"; 60 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


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: £12.00

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 2007

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 29992


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

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London Main Line War Damage

By: Brooksbank, Benjamin W.L.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Capital Transport Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 32472


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping; Illustrated boards, illustrated dust jacket, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. ; 10.87 X 8.43 X 0.94 inches; 144 pages 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


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 London -- Aspects of Change

London -- Aspects of Change

By: Centre for Urban Studies (ed)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, MacGibbon & Kee: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32809


Pastel blue d/jkt, unclipped; slight wear to head of spine; minuscule losses. Pale blue boards; binding tight. Bookplate on front pastedown. Essays by Eric Hobsbawm, Harold Pollins, J.H. Westergard, et al. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 342 pages View more info

Image for Finchley Vestry Minutes, 1768 to 1840. Part II.

Finchley Vestry Minutes, 1768 to 1840. Part II.

By: Collins, Alan B

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Finchley Public Libraries: 1958

Seller ID: 33115


Illustrated red + b/w wrappers; binding intact, but damage to lower part of spine. Interesting study of the early form of local government in Finchley, now part of London, then a rural Middlesex parish. ; Old Finchley series;no.3; 8vo (7" x 8"); 127 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


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

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


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 The Finchley Charities 1488-1988

The Finchley Charities 1488-1988

By: Davis, Fred

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Finchley Charities: 1988

Seller ID: 33113


Plain yellow card wrappers; one or two faint marks; binding tight. B/w frontis + illustrations. Informative history of this ancient housing charity in Finchley, London. ; 8vo (6" x 8"); 104 pages View more info

Image for Len Deighton's London Dossier

Len Deighton's London Dossier

By: Deighton, Len

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1967

Edition: First

Seller ID: 33407


Blk card wrappers; lightly creased and marked; spine lightly creased, but binding very intact. Keyhole cutout in centre of front wrapper reveals the face of iconic 60's model Twiggy; Contemporary articles on late 1960s London life by Spike Hughes, Godfrey Smith, Drusilla Beyfuss, Milton Shulman, Steve Race, Nick Tomalin, and more. Colour frontis. ; 8vo (4 1/2" x 7"); 304 pages View more info

Image for The New East End  Kinship, Race and Conflict

The New East End Kinship, Race and Conflict

By: Dench, Geoff & Kate Gavron & Michael Young

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Profile Books: 2006

Seller ID: 32553


Illustrated stiff card wrappers, text unmarked, b/w photographs, binding tight. ; 9.06 X 5.98 X 0.94 inches; 288 pages View more info

Image for Dickens's Dictionary of London, an Unconventional Handbook

Dickens's Dictionary of London, an Unconventional Handbook

By: Dickens, Charles Jr. (ed)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Charles Dickens / All the Year Round: 1879

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32279


Decorated dk grey boards (no d/jkt); generally unworn, but a trifle marked; lower corners lightly bumped; binding tight. Fascinating guide to mid-Victorian London; with maps. ; 8vo (5" x 7"); 352 (incl. advts at rear) 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


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 illustra... View more info

Image for London's Riverscape Lost and Found: A PhotographicPanorama of the River Thames from 1937 and Today

London's Riverscape Lost and Found: A PhotographicPanorama of the River Thames from 1937 and Today

By: Ellmers, Chris & Alex Werner / London's Lost and Found Riverscape Project

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The London's Found Riverscape Partnership: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 32485


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated blue card wrappers; lightly marked; spine uncreased; corners lightly creased. B/w + colour illustrations. ; Landscape 4to (11" x 10"); 167 pages View more info