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The London Catalogue

The London Catalogues includes all books relating to all aspects and all parts of London City and Greater London.

1. Guide to London Museums and Galleries London: HM Stationery Office, 1956. 6th Edition Fully indexed, photo illustrated and with double spread map; with original Corrigenda slip. Lots of London advertising. 128 pages, 5 x 7 Inches Approx. Soft cover, rubbed on all edges, a few small tears and creases on front. edges, rubbing on spine folds, little fading on outer back edge. Content all very good. (Stock ref 53) £5.00
3. The Industrial Archaeology of South East London London: Selia, 1982. 1st Edition Full of references to many sites and locations. Ideal for those researching into S.E. London, including Bromley & Beckenham, Cray Valley, Erith, Deptford, Eltham, Sicup, Farborough, Greencwich, Lewisham, Penge, Surrey Docks, and Woolwich.   Illustrated with some B & W prints and drawings.   5 3/4 x 8 1/4 Inches, 73 pages. Pictorial Card Covers. Condition: All clean and very good. .. .   (Stock ref 17) £5.00
4. The London Syllabus of Religous Education London; London County Council; 1947 Reports from the conference about education in London, November 1947, this book specifically about religious education. Chapters headings:- Member of the Conference, Pregace, Introduction, School Worship, Syllabus, Appencies, General Bibliography.   Harback, 168 pages, 14 x 22 cms. Condition: dark green cover, gold titling on front and spine is dulled, foxing on endpapers, otherwise all very good. (Stock ref 2) £10.00
6. Cox, Herbert A: Old London Illustrated London in the XVIth Century London: "the Builder" Lt.d., 8th Edition. enlarged and rev ised. This edition published about 1952. Originally produced as a guide for tourists so they had an impression of London past. Lots of old drawings etchings, maps etc. Condition: Jacket is torn and tattered with some slt rubbing to boards.   Drawings by H.W.Brewer and descrtiptive articles by Herber A Cox. Prefase to this edition dated 1952.    . 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches Approx. 53 pages, indexed. . Hardcover; Book very good, dustjacket poor. . (Stock ref 38) £0.00
7. Jacckson, W. Eric: .The Youngest County London: London County Council, 1951. 1st Edition. Description of London as a County and its public services. From the date, it may have been produced for the Festival of Britain. Lots of maps, plans, B&W photos etc. Condition: Jacket has scuffs,abd tears with small areas missing on back and some loss on back and spine; Content very good.    6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Cloth. 187 pages. (Stock ref 34) £10.00
8. Lucas, John: The Magic of London's Museums Watford: Exley Publications, 1979. 1st Edition. The author explains what each museum has to offer so you can plan which is of most interest to the visitor; Photo illustrated. . 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 Inches.approx., 160 pages; .pictorial card covers. Condition:Cover is rubbed ib akk edges abd cirbersm but content is all very good and clean.    (Stock ref 13) £5.00
9. Row, Prescott.: London Town Described & Illustrated. London: The Homeland Association, 1927. 2nd Edition A description & Souvenir of the great City. More than 100 new photographs. Several sub-titles. "A reflection of the London of today" and "Mother-City of The Empire".   7 1/2 x 10 inches Approx. Decorative Cloth covers. Condition: Cover is a little grubhy with narrow vertical stain on back cover and sunned spine; hinge on 2nd title page is weak; otherwise content all good and clean. No dust jacket. (Stock ref 41) £9.50
10. Walford, Edward.: Village London: The Story of Greater London Part 3 South East and South London: The Allderman Press, 1985. Reprint. Full of information on the area covered with many engravings of the peoples and landmarks explaining the dozens of villages and small market towns that comprise "Village London".. . Originally published in 1883 under the title "Greater London".. 7 x 9 1/2 Inches Approx.. Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0 946619 13 1. 271 pages. Condition: Bottom and top corners of cover are creased (Stock ref 37) £9.00
12. anon: London's Pageantry Huntingdon, Colourmaster International; 1973, 1st edition London has the richest store of honoured traditions and celebrations throughout the year. They are described and illustrated in this book, with a list of monarchs, a list of Lord Mayors of London, a list of the Livbery Companies of London, and a calendar of London events. 7 x 9 1/2 inches (18 x 24 cns); Pictorial had cover, no dust jacket. (Stock ref 36) £6.00
13. Arlen, Michael: The Green Hat London; W. Collins Sons; c.1930 A romance for a few people. Hard cover, 330 pages plus 10 pages of current Collins publications. Condition: Cover is a little grubby, esp. on spine, with shelf wear on edges and folds inc. slight fraying on corners, and sever fraying for top 1/4 inch of front spine fold. Otherwise all clean and very good for age.. . (Stock ref 83) £4.00
15. Berridge, Clive.: The Almshouses of London Southampton: Ashford Press Publishing, 1987. 1st Edition The author re-discovers the almshouses of London, which provide the city with some of its beautiful and interesting historic buildings. 74 pages, landscape 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 Inches. Hardback cloth covers. Book covers, content and dustjacket all excellent. (Stock ref 43) £8.00
18. Brechin, Derek: Discovering London 2 - The Conqueror's London London; Macdonald; 1968 The story of London during one of the most turbulent periods in its history, from the Vikings to the Normans.. Maps, walks and information in this book help you to see the London of that period in the city today (1968).   Illustrated with photos and drawings.   126 pages, 4 1/2 x 7 approx. Paperback. Condition: all edges and folds a little rubbed, small crease across lower front corner, vertical crease on back cover, otherwise content is all very good and clean. (Stock ref 57) £4.00
22. Clunn, Harold P.: The Face of London London, Spring Books; 1970; new revised edition Comprehensive guide to London, detailing 25 walks and 4 drives around London. Fully indexed and photo illustrated.   . 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches Approx. 592 pages, very heavy.Hard Cover. :Condition: Book is very good and very clean; dustjacket is rubbed and torn on edges, (Stock ref 5) £10.00
25. Darracott, Joseph: England's Constable, The Life and Letters of John Constable London: The Folio Society; 1985 A study of Constable as a person and as an artist. Illustrated with many prints of Constable's painting and drawings. 144 pages, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches, hard cover in slip case.   All in excellent condition, book is possibly unread. but slip case shows shelf wear on lower edge and lower corners.. (Stock ref 65) £7.00
24. Coulter, John and Seaman, John: Sydenham and Forest Hill Stroud Gloucestershire; Chalford PUblishing, 1995, reprint Part of "The Archive Series", includes 200 photos of the area, not previously published in book form; a good book for armchair viewing, but arranged so that it can be when walking around Sydenham and Forest Hill.    6 x 8 1/2 Inches Approx. Pictorial Card Covers. Almost as New / No Jacket. ISBN: 0 7524 0036 3. Wide selection of photos with accompanying text. 128pps (Stock ref 32) £8.00
26. Derwent, Kenneth: Discovering London 3 - Medieval London London; Macdonald; 1968 How to find the London of Chaucer and the Black Prince in the city of today (1968); from the Magna Carta to Richard III, a period of pageantry and chivalry, a period of great riches and terrible squalor. . Drawings, walks and information Illustrated with photos and drawings.   126 pages, 4 1/2 x 7 approx. Paperback. Condition: half inch tear at top of spine, rubbing on spine folds, looks well used, but still strong, otherwise content is all very good and clean. (Stock ref 58) £4.00
29. Ellis, Winifred: London - So Help Me" London; Macdonald; 1952; 2nd impression Illustrated by Ronald Searle. Very funny book full of "advice" for newcomers coming to London to live and work. 5 x 7 1/2 Inches Approx. 54 pages. Hard Cover. Condition:   Book very good and clean; dustjacket is present byt very poor... (Stock ref 7) £4.00
31. Fitter, R.S.R.: London's Natural History London: Collins, 1946 reprint A study of the natural history or London, how it has changed over the centuries, how growing modernisation changed it, and the state of it at the end of World War II.   A "New Naturalist" book, with 52 colour photos by Eric Hosking, 41 B & W photos, and 12 maps and diagrams;   282 pages, 6 x 8 1/2 inches approx, hard cover. Condition: green cover is faded an the back, spine is sunned; some foxing on eps, otherwise content is very good. (Stock ref 51) £5.00
32. Friends of Nunhead Cemetery: Nunhead Cemetery An Illustrated Guide London: Friends of Nunhead Cemetery, 1998. Revised One of the great London cemeteries and this guide brings out the many different aspects of the area, with details those buried there, nature aspects, guided tours etc. Illustrated with photos, drawings and diagrams. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 Inches. 64 pages; Pictorial Card Covers. . Condition: all better than very good. (Stock ref 18) £5.00
27. Dickson, Annan: Country of the Thames London: Chaterson Ltd., 1948. 1st Edition A tourist guide with details of where to go and what to see in the Upper Thames area. Suitable for motorist, cyclist or walker. Many illustrations. Index. 148 pages, 5 x 7 1/2 Inches Approx.   Hard cover, no dustjacket. Cover appears a little grubby. and shows shelf wear on lower edges with more wear on bottom spine. (Stock ref 54) £5.00
41. Heren, Louis: Growing up Poor in London London; The Quality Book Club; 1974 The author, born 1919, gives an account of his life growing up in the now vanished East End of London, drawing a picture of cockney life.   Condition: Hardback, 208 pages, no illustrations; Slight discolouration on page edge, dustjacket slightly buckled on edges, otherwise all very clean and very good.    (Stock ref 1) £8.00
42. Hill, Douglas: Discovering London 7 - Regency London London; Macdonald; 1969 London expanded rapidly during the Regency period, with great town planning scheme. Maps, walks and information in this book help you to find the outstanding achievements of this "age of elegance". Illustrated with photos and drawings.   118 pages, 4 1/2 x 7 approx. Paperback. Condition: one inch tear at centre of lower front edge, crease across top front corner, slight rubbing on edges, cover seems a little grubby, otherwise content is all very good and clean. (Stock ref 56) £4.00
43. Home, Gordon: Roman London AD 43-457 London, Eyre & Spottiswoode; 1948 revised and enlarged edition Hardback; 302 pages with comprehensive index, bibliography and details of Roman inscriptions found in London.illustrated with B & W photos and line drawings. Condition: Cover is very good, jacket has tears on corners and lower edge and looks a little grubby. Neat insciption on fep, otherwise all very good and clean. (Stock ref 4) £7.00
50. Kent, William: London for Everyman. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1947. Revised and Reset A description of many of London's lesser known places of interest. All sorts of interesting information, taxi fare is 9d per mile! Very comprehensive list of churches, buildings, streets, persons etc. 288 pages with 47 pages of full colour maps 4 1/4 x 7 Inches Approx; hardback. Condition: bumped corners, spine a little grubby, foxing on eps., otherwise all good and clean. (Stock ref 9) £6.00
93. Whitten, Wilfred (John o' London).: The Joy of London and Other Essays London: George Newnes, 1943. 1st Edition Selected, and with an intorudction by, Frank Whitaker. Essays and stories of old London. 5 x 7 1/2 Inches Approx; 218 pages;. Hard Cover . Condition: cover is faded, spine is faded, content is all clean and good. No dust jacket. (Stock ref 16) £5.00
94. Wightman, Gavin and Humphries, Steve: The Making of Modern London 1914-1939 London: Sidgwick & Jackson; 1984 reprint The way London expanded and grew during the inter-war years, while many other places in England declined. 176 pages, including index. Well illustrated with photos.   7 1/2 x 10 inches. Condition: Book cover and content all very good, dustjacket very good. (Stock ref 42) £12.00
67. Rossiter, Stuart.: The Blue Guide:   London London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1965. 9th Edition Covers London and Greater London, with 3 maps and 30 plans, 317 pages . 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 Inches. Hard cover. Condition:   the book is in better than very good condition, probably unread, the large fold out map looks as if it has never been unfolded. Dustjacket is very good, with only minor shelf wear to lower edge. (Stock ref 52) £6.00
68. Sava, George: They Stayed in London London: Faber and Faber, 1941. 1st Edition This book is dedicated to those who faced the nightly Blitz with undiminishing courage. It descibes the experiences of the wardens, fire watchers, ambulance drivers etc.   5 1/4 x 8 inches Approx. 253 pages; hard cover, with dustjacket. Condition: bumped corners otherwise all clean and good; dustjacket clean but chipped and torn on all edges, with some loss on corners and spine. (Stock ref 15) £8.00
73. Shore, W. Teignmouth.;: Touring London London: Batsford, 1930. 1st Edition A little book of friendly guidance for those who visit London and those who dwell in London.   5 x 7 1/2 Inches Approx; 104 pages plus fold out map and blank pages for readers' own notes;. hand cover, no dust jacket. Condition: :bumped corners, some foxing on back end papers, some lightly pencilled notes relative to the tour. Otherwise, all very good and clean. (Stock ref 14) £7.00
74. Smith, A. Murray. and Birchenough, Lady: The Westminster Abbey Guide Twenty-Eighth Edition. London: Westminster Abbey, 1942. 28th Edition,. A large guide book intended to make every visit to the Abbey worthwhile and more interesting. Attached is a printed note dated August 1942 stating last wartime edition; addenda about war damage and one concerning the death of the Dean in 1946. Also a seperate page of newspaper cuttings dated 1932. Much information and drawings, plans etc. 136 pages.   7 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches Approx. Pictorial Card Covers. No dust jacket, straw colour covers are good, except for one inch tears top and bottom of spine, with a little loss at top and some loss at bottom. (Stock ref 40) £6.00
75. Smith, A. Murray. and Birchenough, Lady: The Westminster Abbey Guide, Thirty-Second Edition London: Westminster Abbey, 1952. 32nd Edition. Many drawings, plans, and B & W photos to make any visit to the Abbey more enjoyable. 138 pages.. 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches Approx. Pictorial Card Covers. No dustjacket, books in very good condition, but small splits top and bottom of spine, and slightly bumped corners. (Stock ref 39) £7.00
56. Magi, G.: A Complete Guide for Visiting London Italy;: Casa Editrice Bonechi, 1981. Edition not known, Assumed 1st 14 itineraries, pictorial map of London, 117 colour photos, underground map; also covers Hampton Court, Greenwich, Richmond and Windsor. Indexed and illustrated with 117 colour photos; . 4 1/2 x 8. inches approx;, 160 pages, soft covers within a protective heavy plastic jacket.. Condition, all very good and very clean. .   (Stock ref 8) £5.00
60. Oxford, David: Piccadilly Circus. Stroud, Glos: Chalford Publishing, 1995. 1st Edition Part of "The Archive Photographs" Series - a collection of pictiures of the changing face of Piccadilly Circus, its buildings and statues through photographs from about 1880 to the 1990's.. .. 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches Approx. Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0 7524 0196 3. 96 pages. (Stock ref 33) £8.00
61. Perceval, P.J.S.: London's Forest Its History, Traditions, and Romance London: J.M. Dent, 1909 .Illustrated by The Author.   280 pages about "The Essex Forest" and its relationship to the "Commoners" as regards history, rights etc. Lots of illustrations and a large index.   5 x 7 1/4 Inches Approx. Hard cover, no dust jacket. Condition: Previous owner's neatly inscibed on fep. Foxing and discolouration on feps and half title page and also extending into index at the back. (Stock ref 55) £0.00
62. Piper, David: The Companion Guide to London London: Book Club Associates, 1977. 6th Edition. Where to go, how to travel and what to see in London, wih advice on travel, hotels, sights, art galleries etc. Illustrated with maps and photos. With Index and lots of useful lists of places to go - restaurants, churches, shopping, museums, entertainment, markets, hotels, and more books for further reading on London. 510 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Inches Approx. Hard cover with dustjacket., Condition: book and dustjacket in very good condition. (Stock ref 46) £9.00
63. Pond, C.C.: George Monoux's School Walthamstow 1527-1977 London: Walthamstow Antiquarian Society, 1977. 1st Edition A history of the school in text and pictures, with lists of headmasters and schoolmasters, published and unpublished sources used, and notes on the photos... 43pps. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4. ISBN: 085480 035 2 Pictorial Card Covers, no dust jacket.; whole book in very good condition. (Stock ref 47) £0.00
64. Popham, H. E: Quaint Survivals of Old London Customs London: Cecil Palmer, 1928. 1st Edition. A collection of stories put together from a multitude of sources as two maginary friends travel the by-ways of London..    5 x 7 1/4 Inches Approx; hard cover; .244 pages.  Condition: Content very good but boards and spine are sunned and some foxing. No dust jacket. (Stock ref 12) £8.00
 57. Minney, R. J.: The Tower of London London: Cassell & Co.,; 1970 1st edition The history of The Tower of London, which naturally includes England and it's Kings and Queens. Well illustrated with pictures, photos, line drawings. 230pp with index and glossary. .   8 3/4 x 11 1/2 Inches Approx. Hard back. Condition: Dustjacket is protected by a plastic film cover, but both show shelf wear, and chips, with some tears and loss of plastic at the top front, back and spine. Book has Gift inscription on fep, but otherwise is very good. (Stock ref 44) £10.00

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