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The Blackest Streets

The Blackest Streets

by Sarah Wise

Blackest Streets : The Life and Death of a Victorian Slum

In 1887 Government inspectors were sent to investigate the Old Nichol, a notorious slum on the boundary of Bethnal Green parish, where almost 6,000 inhabitants w...
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The Blue Badge Guide London Quiz Book

The Blue Badge Guide London Quiz Book

by Mark King

Blue Badge Guide's London Quiz Book

Drawing on extensive knowledge and celebrating London's diverse riches, this quiz book invites you to come on a wide-ranging exploration of the megacity the author calls 'The Big Onio...
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The Dark Side Of East London

The Dark Side Of East London

by David Charnick

Dark Side of East London

Just hearing the phrase 'the East End' summons up images of slums and dark alleyways, with Jack the Ripper appearing from the mist, or housing estates and pubs where you might find the Kray twin...
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The Great Fire Of London

The Great Fire Of London

by Samuel Pepys

Great Fire of London : Pepys's Unforgettable Eyewitness Account of the 1666 Fire

'With one's face in the wind you were almost burned with a shower of Firedrops.' A selection from Pepys' startlingly vivid and candid diar...
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The Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London

by Emma Adams

Great Fire of London

In 1666, London's citizens woke to see the skyline above their city's cramped wooden houses ablaze. The Great Fire of London is a hauntingly beautiful visual re-telling of one of the most well-known...
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The Great Fire of London Unclassified

The Great Fire of London Unclassified

by Nick Hunter

The Great Fire of London Unclassified: Secrets Revealed !

The Great Fire of London destroyed the homes of almost 90 per cent of London's population. Could it have been prevented? From the outbreak of the fire at a baker...
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The Hidden Lives of London Streets

The Hidden Lives of London Streets

by James Morton

The Hidden Lives of London Streets

London's streets have always worn a variety of influences, reflecting the diverse crowds who live and work on them. Take a walk down any number of historic streets and an abundance of ...
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The History of Newgate

The History of Newgate


The History of Newgate

This is an account, published around 1866, of the history of the notorious prison from its first authentic mention in 1218 to the mid 1860's. There are chapters on the conditions and punishments s...
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The History of Newgate Prison

The History of Newgate Prison

by Caroline Jowett

The History of Newgate Prison

As the place where prisoners, male and female, awaited trial, execution or transportation Newgate was Britain's most feared gaol for over 700 years. It probably best known today from the no...
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The House By The Thames

The House By The Thames

by Gillian Tindall

The House By The Thames : And The People Who Lived There

Just across the River Thames from St Paul's Cathedral stands an old and elegant house. Over the course of almost 450 years the dwelling on this site has witnessed...
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The London Taxi

The London Taxi

by Nick Georgano & Bill Munroe

London Taxi

The iconic London Taxi is the only vehicle in the world to be specifically designed for hire work in cities, and since its introduction a great variety of taxis have travelled the streets of the capital. Ill...
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The London Underground : New and Expanded Edition

The London Underground : New and Expanded Edition

by Andrew Emmerson

London Underground

"The London Underground" is a pioneer and an institution. The first underground railway in the world, and incorporating the first ever deep tunnel 'tube' lines too, it is at the heart of London life,...
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The Mile End Murder

The Mile End Murder

by Sinclair Mackay

Mile End Murder : The case Sherlock Holmes Couldn't Solve

'A fascinating book, by turns riveting and unsettling, and wonderfully rich in period detail.' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday

In 1860, a 70 year old widow turned ...
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The Oldest House in London

The Oldest House in London

by Fiona Rule

The Oldest House In London

London's old buildings hold a wealth of clues to the city's rich and vibrant past. The histories of some, such as the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey, are well documented. However, these...
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The People of Providence

The People of Providence

by Tony Parker

People of Providence : A Housing Estate and Some of Its Inhabitants

Over a period of eighteen months in the early 1980s, Tony Parker interviewed the residents of a housing estate in South London. He succeeded in gettin...
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The Princess's Garden

The Princess's Garden

by Vanessa Berridge

The Princess's Garden : Royal Intrigue and the Untold Story of Kew

The British enthusiasm for gardening has fascinating roots. The Empire and trade across the globe created an obsession with exotic new plants, and showe...
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The Secret History of the Blitz

The Secret History of the Blitz

by Joshua Levine

Secret History of the Blitz

The Blitz of 1940-41 is one of the most iconic periods in modern British history - and one of the most misunderstood. The 'Blitz spirit' is celebrated by some, whereas others dismiss it as a ...
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The Street Of Wonderful Possibilities

The Street Of Wonderful Possibilities

by Devon Cox

Street Of Wonderful Possibilities

A beautifully illustrated art history and cultural biography, The Street of Wonderful Possibilities focuses on one of the most influential artistic quarters in the late nineteenth and e...
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The Tunnel Through Time

The Tunnel Through Time

by Gillian Tindall

The Tunnel Through Time : A New Route for an Old London Journey

Crossrail, the 'Elizabeth' line, with its spacious, light-filled stations, is simply the latest way of traversing a very old east-west route through what w...
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The Wireless In The Corner

The Wireless In The Corner

by Alan Palmer

The Wireless in the Corner : A Boy's Eye View of London in Peace and War

Based on diary entries, family letters, photography albums and newspaper cuttings, The Wireless in the Corner is the personal account of a boy bro...
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