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LIVED IN LONDON: BLUE PLAQUES AND THE STORIES BEHIND THEM
Written by Emily Cole.
Stock no. 1827179
Published by English Heritage. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This attractive, lively and comprehensive book tells the stories behind 800 of the capital's plaques and is arranged geographically by borough and area. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Heavy format. ISBN: 9780300148718. Board edges slightly rubbed, a couple of minor marks to boards. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at corners.

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THE PECKHAM SETTLEMENT 1896-2000
Written by Jennifer Stephens.
Stock no. 1827129
Published by Stephens Press. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Story of Poverty, Privilege, Pioneering and Partnership. The development of this institution, in South London, from a philanthropic foundation organised by girls' schools through to a modern social action centre. Grey glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954259807. Top & tail of spine lightly bumped. Else a lovely copy.

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BOSWELL'S LONDON JOURNAL 1762-63
Written by James Boswell; Frederick A. Pottle.
Stock no. 1826914
Published by Folio Society. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited and Introduced by Frederick A. Pottle. Dark blue cloth spine, grey boards. B/w illustrations. Third Impression. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little grubby and marked.

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LONDON IN THE AGE OF INDUSTRIALISATION: ENTREPRENEURS, LABOUR FORCE AND LIVING CONDITIONS, 1700-1850
Written by L.D. Schwarz.
Stock no. 1826838
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time. An analysis of the London working population and the effects of the industrial revolution in London. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0521403650. A little pencil annotation present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at edges and a little scuffed.

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HORSNSEY PAST: CROUCH END, MUSWELL HILL, HORNSEY
Written by Steven Denford.
Stock no. 1826809
Published by Historical Publications Ltd.. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The old parish of Hornsey was divided into Highgate Side and Hornsey Side. This book deals with Hornsey Side, until the later 19th century a rural backwater. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781905286270. A nice copy.

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THE BOOK OF KINGSTON
Written by Shaan Butters.
Stock no. 1826035
Published by Baron Birch. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. The story of Kingston in Surrey. ISBN: 0860235629. Light scuffing to boards. Slight grubbiness to text block. Contents clean. Number 346 of a Limited Edition.

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CROYDON TRAMWAYS INCLUDING THE SOUTH METROPOLITAN ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS & LIGHTING COMPANY
Written by Robert J. Harley.
Stock no. 1824834
Published by Capital Transport. 1st 2004. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A history of Trams in the Croydon Area from 1879 to 1951. Large format. B/w photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 185414278X. Boards a little grubbyat edges. Damp to lower gutter causing pages to stick together, some surface paper damage resulting (minor). Yellow pictorial dustwrapper faint dampstain along bottom edge.

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LCC ELECTRIC TRAMWAYS
Written by Robert J. Harley.
Stock no. 1824831
Published by Capital Transport. 1st 2002. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. The London County Council Tramways Network. ISBN: 1854142569. Boards nice and bright. Pencil erasure to verso of front endpaper. Some surface paper damage (not bad at all) and imprinting of image opposite to prelims. Text block slightly grubby. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at lower corners and very lightly scuffed.

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CLARINDA'S QUEST
Written by Ethel F. Heddle. Illustrated by Frances Ewan.
Stock no. 1324481
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

A story of London. Green pictoirial cloth with gilt titles. 6 tinted plates. 359 pages plus booklist to rear. All edges olivine. Spine and corners bumped. Light mark to spine edge of front cover, small white mark to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to textblock.

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THE BUILDING OF LONDON
Written by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter. Illustrated by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter.
Stock no. 1324319
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. Circa 1946. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No. 42. Name in ink to top margin of front cover. Small ink stain affects edge of front cover and also most pages. Staples rusty.

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OVER HERE: THE AMERICAN CAR IN ENGLAND IN THE 1960S VOLUME1
Written by Steve Miles.
Stock no. 1824393
Published by Sgm Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A collection of photographs of American cars taken on the streets of London between 1964 and 1970. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954562445. Top & tail of spine bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine.

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HAMMERSMITH AND HOUNSLOW TRAMWAYS (TRAMWAY CLASSICS)
Written by Robert J. Harley.
Stock no. 1824392
Published by Middleton Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Many previously unpublished photographs bring to life the tramway era in the western suburbs of London. There is a wealth of detail in these past street scenes which were once graced by the majestic cars of the London United Tramways. Blue and grey pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1901706338. Light scuffing to rear board. Contents fine.

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