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The period between the outbreak of the Second World War and the end of the following decade was one of the most eventful and lacerating times in the affairs of London's passenger road services. This book covers the events of the period up to 1950, when the back had been broken of the task of vehicle renewal and London Transport had recovered sufficiently to re-start the tram replacement programme. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0904711773. Foxing to endpapers else contents clean. Matching pictoria dustwrapper has a few minor marks to rear panel.
Edited by Alan Townsin and John A. Senior. Large format. B/w photos. 152 Pages. ISBN: 0863171567. Pictorial dustwrapper has a previous seller's price label to front flap and is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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.
Follow the River Thames from Chelsea to Greenwich, as artists capture the magic of London from the seventeenth century to the present day. Large format. Grey boadrds, title to spine. Colour paintings throughout. ISBN: 9781786270788. A lovely copy.
The STL was one of the largest and certainly one of the most complex classes of motor bus ever to run in London service. This book is a record of the type's history from its introduction in 1932 to its demise almost a quarter of a century later. Large format. Matt red pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0904711617. Top & tail of spine lightly bumped. Lower corners lightly rubbed. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly scuffed.
The ST followed hard on the heels of the LT class of bus, providing a shorter vehicle for routes that did not need, or could not take, the larger sister. Matt red pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781854143631. Minor bump to lower corners of boards. Contents fine. Red matching pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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.
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.
This history of a delightful area of London has been researched by members of the Barnes and Mortlake History Society and edited by Maisie Brown. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 094866746X.
A history of motorsports at London's own race circuit 1927-1972. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0947981381. Top corner of front cover lightly creased. Covers a little grubby. Contents clean. Musty odour present.
Ladybird Series 618. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and a bit grubby to rear panel. No titles listed on rear flap.
Very large format. 16 x 12 inches. The city of London from prehistoric times to circa 1520. 99 text pages plus 10 full-colour maps. The British Atlas of Historic Towns Volume III. ISBN: 0198229798. Some light wear to corners. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks; fading/browning to spine.