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SAUNTERINGS IN AND ABOUT LONDON
Written by Max Schlesinger.
Stock no. 1820472
Published by Nathaniel Cooke. 1st 1853. Almost very good condition.

7 b/w plates plus illustrated title page. 'Intended for the profit an amusement of my German countrymen'. English edition by Otto Wenckstern. Re-bound in new tan cloth with gilt title block to spine. New endpapers which are crinkled. Front hinge not glued but tight. A few scattered foxspots to contents.

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A FRENCHMAN'S LONDON
Written by Paul Morand.
Stock no. 1820470
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1934. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The French author's love of London and sense of kinship brings insight, wit, and sarcasm and tells of the mysteries and anomalies of English social and political life. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Foxing to text block and a few scattered foxspots to contents. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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SOCIETY IN LONDON
Written by T.H.S. Escott.
Stock no. 1820469
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1885. Good condition.

Top half of boards red floral cloth and gilt title to spine, lower half is dull brown. Green floral endpapers. Boards stained and title faded. Top edge of spine frayed. Spine cocked. Joints cracked. Hinges pulled. A few margin marks.

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LIFE IN LONDON'S GREAT PRISONS
Written by T. Whyte Mountain.
Stock no. 1820467
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

A full account of life in London's prisons for men. Red cloth boards, title to spine. 2 b/w plates. Covers stained, corners bumped, title to spine dull. Text block browned, top edge of text block has a large black mark. B/w frontis detached.

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A BANGER FOR A MONKEY
Written by David Langdon. Illustrated by David Langdon.
Stock no. 1820466
Published by Allan Wingate. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A humorous study of the trades and professions which make London tick. Cheerful, factual reporting on how the people who punch our tickets or weigh our bananas think, talk, feel and swear about their business. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w cartoons. 80 pages. Damp staining to lower edges of boards and dustwrapper and also rear endpaper. Endpapers browned. Scattered foxing. Text block browned. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn with expert repairs, some foxing to dustwrapper also.

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TWICE ROUND THE CLOCK: OR THE HOURS OF THE DAY AND NIGHT IN LONDON
Written by George Augustus Sala; Philip Collins.
Stock no. 2134030
Published by Leicester University Press. 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating portrait of the London scene and details of Victorian life. With an introduction by Collins. The Victorian Library Series. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718550080. A few small knocks along cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut with damp marking along bottom edge of spine and front panel; a few small nicks.

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READING THE RUINS: MODERNISM, BOMBSITES AND BRITISH CULTURE
Written by Leo Mellor.
Stock no. 2134010
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards with gilt title to spine. From fires to ghosts, and from flowers to surrealist apparitions - the bombsites of London were both unsettling and inspiring terrains. Yet throughout the years prior to World War II, British culture was already filled with ruins and fragments. ISBN: 9781107009295.

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THE REBUILDING OF LONDON AFTER THE GREAT FIRE
Written by T.F. Reddaway.
Stock no. 2134001
Published by Edward Arnold & Co.. 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. Originally published in 1940 by Jonathan Cape, this is the reprint edition. Fold-out map and other b/w plates. Small name and address label stuck to front pastedown. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with a browned spine and light edge-creasing with a few small nicks.

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CHEPSTOW THEATRES
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1319572
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1975. Very good condition.

Pink card wrap booklet. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900278293. Some creasing to cover edges. Staples rusty.

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LONDON JOURNAL: A SURVEY OF LONDON LIFE IN THE 1830S
Written by Flora Tristan.
Stock no. 2133989
Published by Goerge Prior. 1980. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An English translation from the French. Title to front is: Flora Tristan's London Journal 1840. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0860434044. Newspaper residue/surface pieces left to verso of front endpaper and free front endpaper, which also has previous book sellers sticker stuck to it. Some pencil annotations/marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; some nicks to corners.

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LONDON FILMS AND CERTAIN DELIGHTFUL ENGLISH TOWNS
Written by W.D. Howells.
Stock no. 2133988
Published by Harper And Brothers. Circa 1911. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with black titles. B/w plates. Spotting to covers and outer page edges.

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MOTOR TRIPS AT A GLANCE
Written by A.J. Wilson.
Stock no. 2133941
Published by A.J. Wilson & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt and black titles. With 300 illustrations of roadside curiosities. Spine and edges are darkened. A few marks to covers. Page edge brow3ning. Some foxing, especially to fold-out pages.

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