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LONDON'S NATURAL HISTORY (NN 3)
Written by R.S.R. Fitter. Illustrated by Eric Hosking.
Stock no. 1816335
Published by Collins. 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. A comprehensive history of a great human community in terms of the animals and plants it has displaced, changed, moved and removed, introduced, conserved, lost or forgotten. 52 colour and 41 b/w photos plus 12 maps and diagrams. 282pp includes index. Boards unevenly faded. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to text block, a few foxspots to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut and covered with clear laminate, large diagonal tear to front panel repaired with aged tape, rear panel browned.

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THE LONDON MOTOR BUS ITS ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT
Written by J. Graeme Bruce; C.H. Curtis.
Stock no. 2125904
Published by London Transport. 3rd 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Colour and b/w photos. Third Impression - expanded and completely revised. ISBN: 0853290830. Wrapper is price-cut and faded to spine; edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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SOUTH COAST CRUISING FROM THE THAMES TO PENZANCE
Written by Charles Pears.
Stock no. 2125806
Published by Edward Arnold & Co.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vignette. With Charts and Sailing Directions. Uneven browning to covers. Corners are bumped. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and margin marks. Wrapper is heavily browned with tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners; creased.

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LONDON ART DECO
Written by Arnold Schwartzman.
Stock no. 1816224
Published by Hudson Hills Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A stunning visual catalogue of the capital's Art Deco legacy that was handed down to us from the florid 20s and the streamlined 30s. It features cinemas, theatres, hotels, department stories, Underground stations, factories, civic, corporate and residential buildings and shows the way in which the style influenced the architects and designers working on every scale. Oblong format. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781555952822.

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KENWOOD PAINTINGS IN THE IVEAGH BEQUEST
Written by Julius Bryant.
Stock no. 2125640
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! This lovely book is published to mark the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Iveagh Bequest and is the first new catalogue of the collection to be produced for 50 years. ISBN: 0300102062. A few marks and scuffs to covers. Some underlining in pencil. Wrapper is creased.

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THE LONDON UNDERGROUND SURFACE STOCK PLANBOOK 1863-1959
Written by Ian Huntley.
Stock no. 1610677
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. B/w scale diagrams. ISBN: 0711017212. Some light creasing to covers.

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THE INVASION OF 1910 WITH A FULL ACCOUNT OF THE SIEGE OF LONDON
Written by William Le Queux.
Stock no. 1816041
Published by Eveleigh Nash. 1st 1906. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt titles, embossed vignette to front. B/w maps & plans. xiv and 550 pages. Spine faded, boards worn and scuffed. Text block browned. Some foxing throughout. Musty odour present.

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THE DELIGHTFUL LIFE OF PLEASURE ON THE THAMES AND AN ANGLER'S PERFECT SPORT
Written by James Englefield.
Stock no. 2125271
Published by Horace Cox. 1912. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. by 'Red Quill' (James Englefield. Affording Useful Hints to Enhance the Enjoyment of its Season Visitors, and Others; and to Improve some Methods of Sport. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing, mostly to endpapers.

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BIGGIN ON THE BUMP
Written by Bob Ogley.
Stock no. 1610283
Published by Froglets Publications. 1990. Very good condition.

The story of the most famous fighter station in the world. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and a few colour photos & illustrations. 160 pages. ISBN: 1872337058. Reprint. A little rubbing to cover corners. Small red sticker to verso of front cover.

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ROUTEMASTER BUS: 1954 ONWARDS (ALL MARKS): ENTHUSIASTS' MANUAL
Written by Andrew Morgan.
Stock no. 1815937
Published by Haynes. 1st 2011. Very good condition.

An insight into maintaining and operating the iconic vehicle of the British transport network. Large format. Red glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781844259380. A few bumps to board edges. Small mark to lower corner of inside front board. Contents clean.

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THOMAS CARLYLE A HISTORY OF HIS LIFE IN LONDON 1834-1881 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by James Anthony Froude.
Stock no. 2124795
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1897. Very good condition.

New Edition. Maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine. Spines are a bit faded, with some wear. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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HANDLING LONDON'S UNDERGROUND TRAFFIC
Written by J.P. Thomas.
Stock no. 1815883
Published by London's Underground. 1st 1928. Good condition.

Yellow cloth boards. B/w photos. 237 pages including index. Includes some fold-out diagrams. Boards grubby. Browning to endpapers. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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