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THE TRAMWAYS OF SOUTH LONDON & CROYDON 1899-1949
Written by K.G. Harvie.
Stock no. 1818997
4th 1968. Almost very good condition.

Fourth Edition. White cardwraps with blue title to front & b/w photo of tram. B/w photos. 122 text pages. Spine worn with loss to top & tail, spine covering appears to be missing. Card covers grubby. Worm damage to margins of last few pages, affecting text at margin edges.

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LONDON WAS OURS: DIARIES AND MEMOIRS OF THE LONDON BLITZ
Written by Amy Helen Bell.
Stock no. 1818889
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Analyzing over two hundred letters, diaries and memoirs written by those citizens who endured the Blitz, restoring forgotten voices of ordinary individuals to the collective memory of the Blitz and the Second World War. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781845115920. A few minor marks to vertical edge of text block. Green pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a label to rear panel.

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CARVE HER NAME WITH PRIDE
Written by R.J. Minney.
Stock no. 1818762
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a girl, born of humble parents, one English ,one French, and brought up chiefly in the back streets of London. The story of a woman who served as a secret agent and did not come back. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. Boards browned to lower edges. Name in ink to half-title page. Text block browned. Price cut pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed, lightly faded to spine, grubby to rear panel and a little creased.

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MONOPOLY LONDON: THE MONOPOLY PLAYER'S TOUR OF LONDON
Written by Stephen Essberger.
Stock no. 1818745
Published by Chameleon Publishing; Fotobank Books Ltd. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

History, Points of Interest, Famous People, Famous Hotels & Houses, Tour Maps, Useful Information. Tall format. Black boards, white titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1869911024. Light rubbing to board edges. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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BARNES AND MORTLAKE PAST WITH EAST SHEEN
Written by Maisie Brown.
Stock no. 1818744
Published by Historical Publications Ltd.. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

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. Corners lightly bumped. Small damp mark to front board also on corresponding area of front panel of dustwrapper but only visible from verso.

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LONDON THE BIOGRAPHY
Written by Peter Ackroyd.
Stock no. 1818737
Published by Chatto & Windus. Circa 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

822 pages. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. A definitive account of the city. ISBN: 1856197166. Two small grease spots to rear board and slight discolouration.

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THE HISTORY OF THE HABERDASHERS' COMPANY
Written by Ian W. Archer.
Stock no. 1818690
Published by Phillimore. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Founded in the 14th century as an association of men engaged in the trade of haberdashery. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Colour & b/w photos. Top edge blue. ISBN: 0850337984. Presentation plate to half-title page signed by the Master of the Worshipful Company of Haberdasher's. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON IN 1666
Written by Walter George Bell.
Stock no. 2131804
Published by Folio Society. 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. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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THE TRAMWAYS OF WOOLWICH AND SOUTH EAST LONDON
Written by Southeastern; G.E. Baddeley.
Stock no. 2131746
Published by The Light Railway Transport League; The Tramway & Light Railway Society. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 248 pages. Tape marks to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is price-cut with some chips and nicks; minimal loss; some foxing.

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DICKENS' LONDON
Written by Charles Dickens; Rosalind Vallance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2131716
Published by Folio Society. 1972. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pale cloth with dark brown title to spine and large vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Slip case is almost very good - split along couple of edges, some bumps and nicks at corners.

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LONDON BUSES IN THE 1960S
Written by Ken Glazier.
Stock no. 1818547
Published by Capital Transport. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w and colour photos. 224 pages. ISBN: 1854142054. Minor marks to front endpapers. Price label to front flap of dustwrapper.

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RESTORATION LONDON: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON 1660-1670
Written by Liza Picard.
Stock no. 1818538
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition.

Introduced by Jenny Uglow. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and a gilt blocked design to front board. Colour illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition.

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