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Image for <b> The Londoner's England Contemporary Water-Colours And Drawings Of London And The Home Counties </b>

The Londoner's England Contemporary Water-Colours And Drawings Of London And The Home Counties

By: Bott. Alan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Avalon Press & William Collins,: 1947

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 007327


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. No flaws but gentle handling. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve, has minor wear to top edge on rear panel. Illustrated with numerous double sided plates ; 16 in color.8vo; viii, 191 sider, 88 tavler : ill. ; 29 cm. View more info

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...The Sidelights of London

By: Cairns, J. A. R.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Henry Holt and Company,: 1924.<br>

Edition: First Edition First Printing: American.<br>

Seller ID: 007350


A look at London life primarily via the courts. The author a justice on the bench relates tales of the lower class of London’s full of disease and misery, crime and failure, And this invasion of the backwash, this thirty years' inhabiting of a confessional has made Mr. Cairns neither cynical nor pessimistic; it has strengthened his belief in human nature, exalted him into an evangel of its inherent and ineradicable nobility. [from contemporary... View more info

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London

By: Edwards, George Wharton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company,: 1922.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 007154

Condition: Very Good


An excellent travelogue with marvelous illustration.“From an American viewpoint this is indeed a broad topic Mr Edwards has shown admirable judgment in selecting the subjects of his sketches Nearly all of them make special appeal to the American whose interest in London is something wider and deeper than the mere casual curiosity of the globe trotter.” [from contemporary review: Review of Reviews., 1922 Vol 66.]Bindings firm and square, Front hing... View more info

Image for ...<b>London In The Nineteenth Century Illustrated by a Series of Views  </b><br>

...London In The Nineteenth Century Illustrated by a Series of Views

By: Elmes, James - Descriptive text

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Bracken Books,: 1993.<br>

Edition: First Edition First Printing, Thus.<br>

Seller ID: 007344

ISBN: 094649505X


Originally published in 1829 under the title "London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century illustrated by a series of views from original drawings by Thomas H Shepherd with Historical, Topographical and Critical Notices.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Unused. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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...London Life in the XVIIIth Century

By: George, M. Dorothy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1926.<br>

Edition: First Edition First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007349

Condition: 8vo; 452 pages with an index, notes to the chapters, Bibliography and several appendixes.<br>


A scholarly study of the life and work of the poorer classes. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Stamps of a Baltimore High School on front endpages, no other markings noted. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. View more info

Image for ...<b>A London Mosaic  </b><br>

...A London Mosaic

By: Geroge. W. L.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Frederick Stokes Company,: 1921.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007358


A collection of satirical sketches of London places and people...the Café Royal, theatre and music hall". Bindings tight and square, though front hinge is starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info

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Walks In London
[Two Volumes in One.]

By: Hare, Augustus J.C.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, George Routledge and Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 008466

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes in One. Popular and well-respected guide book first published in 1878 covers first the City and then the West End. The first volume coverts the City; the second the West End. Hare (1834-1903) arranges these walks so the tourist can see as many objects of interest as possible. Popular and well-respected guide book first published in 1878. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with in-text... View more info

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...A Literary Man's London

By: Harper, Charles G.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Philadelphia; Printed in Great Britain., J. Lippincott Company: [No Date circa 1928]<br>

Edition: First American Edition. <br>

Seller ID: 007222

Condition: 8vo; 292 pages with an index; 8.75 inches tall.<br>


An entertaining narrative about writer's who have written about London, with samples of their work; antidotes and travel narration bout authors born in London; and much more all with a literary bent.Charles George Harper (1863 – 1943) was an English author and illustrator. Born in London, England, Harper wrote many self-illustrated travel books, exploring the regions, roads, coastlines, literary connections, old inns etc. of BritainBindings tight and squar... View more info

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The Romance of London’s River

By: Jones, James A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London:, Hutchinson & CO.,: 1935.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 007115

Condition: Very Good


Informative and descriptive chapters on the history and the ways of the river; covering the tidal section of the River Thames from the Nore to Teddington Lock. Tales of the Thames with tugmasters; Barge Boneyards; the Waterside Taverns; on the "toshers" and Scurfers" and the odd little cottage of Condemned Hole and Creekmouth; smugglers; Eel Island; Docklands are enlivened by crisp line drawings. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning... View more info

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...Cordwainer Ward In The City Of London: Its History And Topography

By: Knight, A. Charles

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.,: 1917.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007325


Cordwainer is a small, almost rectangular-shaped ward in the City of London. It is named after the cordwainers, the professional shoemakers who historically lived and worked in this particular area of London; there is a Livery Company for the trade — the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers. The ward is sometimes referred to as the "Cordwainers' ward". It is bounded to the north by Poultry and Cheapside (the boundary with Cheap ward); to the west by the eponymo... View more info

Image for ...<b> London Afternoons: Chapters on the Social Life Architecture and Records of the Great City and Its Neighbourhoods </b><br>

... London Afternoons: Chapters on the Social Life Architecture and Records of the Great City and Its Neighbourhoods

By: Loftie, W. J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Brentanos,: 1902.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.: American.<br>

Seller ID: 007347


An important history of the city, not often found. Mr. W. J. Loftie, who has written frequently during the last quarter of a century upon subjects closely related to those described in the various portions of the present book, " London Afternoons," has therein given some valuable chapters on the early social life, architecture, and records of London and its neighborhood. [NY Times review] Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling w... View more info

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...A Group of Londoners

By: Lucas, E. V.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Minneapolis:, Privately Printed for Edmund D. Brooks,: 1911.<br>

Edition: First separate U.S. edition.<br>

Seller ID: 007357


The Author a noted travel writer speaks of book collectors and dealers he knows from London. Edward Verrall Lucas, was an English humorist, essayist, playwright, biographer, publisher, poet, novelist, short story writer and editor. Printed on handmade paper at the Torch Press, Iowa. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Handling wear with aging present on the boards. Two previous owner's names on front-free-endpage View more info

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London's River

By: Mare, Eric De

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, Bodley Head Children's Books,: 1972.<br>

Edition: Second Impression.

Seller ID: 007384

ISBN: 0370008464


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Unused. View more info

Image for ...<b> No. 10 Downing Street : A House In History. </b>

... No. 10 Downing Street : A House In History.

By: Minney, R.J.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company: 1963

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 007091


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Minor spotting top textblock. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Dust Jacket has light wear to tips. 483 pages with index, Appendixes: Floor plans, Prime Ministers who resided, Bibliography.From the Dust Jacket: R.J. Minney, British biographer and novelist, has now written a genealogy of the prime ministership, taking No. 10 as the vantage point from which he vies the intrig... View more info

Image for ...<b>Hanoverian London, 1714-1808 (The History of London)  </b><br>

...Hanoverian London, 1714-1808 (The History of London)

By: Rude, George F. E

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA:, University of California,: 1991.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007326

ISBN: 0520017781


In this survey of the life of London through the eighteenth century, the author outlines the main themes in the development of the metropolis.Unread, Book has no flaws; Dust jacket has minor shelf handling; now in a clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for ...<b>London Past and Present: Special Winter Number of the Studio’ 1915 – 1916  </b><br>

...London Past and Present: Special Winter Number of the Studio’ 1915 – 1916

By: Salaman Malcolm; Holme, Charles : Editor

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Paris, New York:, “The Studio” LTD,: 1916.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007118


A richly illustrated survey, with separate sections on pre-fire London, eighteenth-century London and modern London - the last with individual sections on the river and the bridges, the churches, the streets and houses, the public buildings and monuments, etc. Originally produced as the special Winter Number of the The Studio for 1915-1916. The Sections: London Before the Great Fire; Eighteenth Century London; Modern London: The River and Bridges, Ch... View more info

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In London Town

By: Smith, F. Berkeley

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York and London, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009481

Condition: Very Good


A travelogue by the author who states in the forward that he has been careful to omit all reference to the Tower and all directions to see the cathedrals..he simply is wring his reflections of early 20th century London. Well written and illustrated. Illustrations by the author and other prominent artists, with ,many drawings and photographs. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine has... View more info

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London Alleys, Byways and Courts

By: Stapleton, Alan

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, Dodd, Mead and Company,: 1925

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 007114


Descriptive histories accompanied by attractive drawings [67] of areas of London’s cityscape and architecture. A book that could still be carried in hand leading one on a glorious tour. Lacking rarely seen dust jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some hand-soiling. Gift inscription on front end-page. 8vo; 183 pages with index. 8.5 inches tall. First American Edition. View more info

Image for <b> London's Old Latin Quarter. Being an account of Tottenham Court Road and its Immediate Surroundings </b><br>[Chelsea]

London's Old Latin Quarter. Being an account of Tottenham Court Road and its Immediate Surroundings
[Chelsea]

By: [Chelsea] Chancellor, E. Beresford

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton Mifflin and Company,: [c1950],

Seller ID: 007094


This is a through account of Totttenham Road throughout its history an area of London has been associated with the arts. The author has chosen this title for Chelsea. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Small ding on rear board. Paste-on spine label mild rubbing. Lacking dust jacket. 8vo; 22.5 cm.; 9 inches tall; 299 pages with index. Illustrated with 20 plates several are two-page laid-in. Original historical ... View more info

Image for ...<b> The XVIIIth Century in London: An Account of its Social Life and Arts. </b><br>

... The XVIIIth Century in London: An Account of its Social Life and Arts.

By: [England; Georgian] Chancellor. E. Beresford

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, B.T. Batsford Ltd,: 1920.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007111

Condition: 271 pages with an index.<br>


Beresford Chancellor's account of life in the Georgian heyday of London addresses the social life of the period; the topography of the capital itself; pleasure resorts; clubs, coffee-houses, and taverns; great houses and public buildings; churches; the arts during the period generally; and architectural relics of the period. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s embossed seal on free end page. Corners an... View more info