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BEASTLY LONDON A HISTORY OF ANIMALS IN THE CITY
Written by Hannah Velten.
Stock no. 2126617
Published by Reaktion Books. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781780231679. Contents are excellent. Some fading to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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LONDON TRANSPORT TRAMWAYS 1933-1952
Written by E.R. Oakley; C.E. Holland.
Stock no. 1816366
Published by London Tramways History Group. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Red glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations and colour pages of tickets. ISBN: 0951300121. Red spine faded to pink but title still prominent. Small, minor ink date stamp to top edge of front endpaper.

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LONDON'S TERMINI
Written by Alan A. Jackson.
Stock no. 2126399
Published by David & Charles. 2nd 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second edition. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 397 pages. ISBN: 0713586344. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a faded spine.

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ESTUARY OUT FROM LONDON TO THE SEA
Written by Rachel Lichtenstein.
Stock no. 2126328
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Five years ago, the author embarked on her first journey into the estuary. This journey led to many others, travelling its length and breadth in working boats of every kind and talking to those who gave her passage. ISBN: 9780241142882. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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WINDSOR CASTLE, AND ITS ENVIRONS
Written by Leitch Ritchie.
Stock no. 2126244
Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans. 1st 1840. Almost very good condition.

Vellum bound with lovely gilt borders to covers. Black and gilt title box to spine. With 15 engravings by the First Artists, After Original Drawings. All edges gilt. Covers are a bit bowed. Some grubby and scuff marks to covers. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Heavy foxing and browning to some pages throughout.

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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 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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