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THE GREAT PLAGUE IN LONDON
Written by Walter George Bell. Illustrated by Belinda Hollyer.
Stock no. 2133232
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.

Dramatic black cloth with gold and red illustration to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. Slip case is very good - a few marks and small knocks.

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THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON IN 1666
Written by Walter George Bell.
Stock no. 2133230
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Fine condition.

An abridgement of the revised edition first published in 1951 by The Bodley Head. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine, red & gilt illustration to front. Endpapers show map of the fire. Colour & b/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good.

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GREENWICH & BLACKHEATH PAST
Written by Felix Barker.
Stock no. 1819535
Published by Historical Publications Ltd.. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. The old town of Greenwich sits with its feet dangling in the river Thames from which is has always derived much of its prosperity. Adjacent Blackheath is a village with its head in the air, one of villas, sport and relaxation. This is their history. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0948667559.

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LONDON (HISTORIC TOWNS)
Written by W.J. Loftie.
Stock no. 1819530
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1887. Very good condition.

Burgundy cloth, gilt titles. 3 maps (one folding). 223 pages including index plus 16 page publisher advert to rear. Spine faded and slightly stained. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Spine cocked. Contents clean.

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A CLASSIFIED INDEX TO THE TRANSACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, AND QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON
Written by G. Wareing Ormerod.
Stock no. 1819484
Published by Taylor & Francis. 1st 1858. Almost very good condition.

Including all the memoirs and notices to the end of 1855. Cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind decoration to boards. vi and 149 pages. Spine faded, boards marked. Dedication from 'the author' to front pastedown. Tear to lower edge of front joint. Rear endpaper is creased. Last blank page has lower corner torn away. Top corner crease to contents. A few small scattered foxspots.

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A HISTORY OF REGENT STREET
Written by Hermione Hobhouse.
Stock no. 1819359
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition.

Tracing the history of London's premier shopping street. Pictorial cardwraps. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. 166pp includes index. ISBN: 0362002363. Browning to text block. Minor foxing to half-title page and rear endpapers.

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A REGIONAL HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS VOLUME 3 GREATER LONDON
Written by H.P. White.
Stock no. 2133055
Published by David St John Thomas; David & Charles. 3rd 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Third revised edition. B/w photos. Folding map to rear. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0946537399. A few small marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with couple of edge-creases.

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THE LOCOMOTIVE HISTORY OF THE LONDON, CHATHAM & DOVER RAILWAY
Written by D.L. Bradley.
Stock no. 2133027
1979. Slightly better than very good condition.

New Revised Edition. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0901115479. Light creasing to a couple of cover corners.

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THE LONDON UNITED TRAMWAYS VOLUME TWO 1913-1933
Written by C.S. Smeeton.
Stock no. 2132892
Published by Light Rail Transit Association. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Continuing the story of the London United Tramways from 1913 when the company, still part of the Underground Electric Railways of London Ltd. group, was brought under the management of a holding company, the London & Suburban Traction Company Ltd., in which the British Electric Traction Company Ltd. , owners of the Metropolitan Electric Tramways Ltd. held a large interest. Pink and white glazed pictorial boards. B/w & colour photos. Fold-out map to rear. ISBN: 0948106247. Spine is bumped with some fading. Previous owners small white sticky name label to front endpaper.

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THE LONDON UNITED TRAMWAYS VOLUME ONE, ORIGINS TO 1912
Written by C.S. Smeeton.
Stock no. 2132891
Published by Light Rail Transit Association. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Fold-out maps to front and rear. B/w photos. ISBN: 0948106131. A few small knocks to spine. Small white sticky label from a previous owner stuck on front endpaper.

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GEORGE CRUIKSHANK HIS LIFE AND LONDON
Written by Michael Wynn Jones. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2132890
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333220064. Bumping to spine and corners. Browning to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with edge-creasing; some fading to spine.

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THE PEARLIES A SOCIAL RECORD
Written by Pearl Binder.
Stock no. 2132889
Published by Jupiter Books. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A study of the remarkable social phenomenon which grew out of the bustling and violent street life of London's East End. ISBN: 0904041182. Foxing to outer page edges. Edge-creasing to wrapper; a few nicks.

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