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Death In London

Death In London

by Robert Bard

Death in London : Places of Execution Then and Now

Capital punishment in London, its history and basis, is the theme of this new book on a darker side of London's history.
London had many sites of execution. Tyburn, of...
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Decadent London

Decadent London

by Anthony Clayton

Decadent London

Antony Clayton recreates the artistic and social milieu of the turbulent period around the end of the 19th century and provides concise biographical material on the central characters, such as Wilde, Sym...
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Feeding London

Feeding London

by Richard Tames

Feeding London

This historical panorama illustrates from the daily experiences of two thousand years the truth of the saying 'Man is what he eats'. Markets and market-gardeners, the dining club and the soup kitchen, gas...
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Folklore of London

Folklore of London

by Anthony Clayton

Folklore of London : Legends, Ceremonies and Celebrations Past and Present

The author explores the foundation myths of London, its legendary residents and the rituals and lore of its taverns, tunnels and creatures, both...
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Graveyard London

Graveyard London

by Robert Bard

Graveyard London : Lost and Forgotten Burial Grounds

Hundreds of generations of Londoners lie beneath the city; hidden and forgotten, until now. Their burial grounds have been developed, built upon, grassed over and ra...
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London's Coffee Houses

London's Coffee Houses

by Anthony Clayton

London's Coffee Houses : A Stimulating Story

Coffee houses are now once again a familiar sight in our high streets. They are usually part of a chain and laid out and decorated in a predictable manner, the latest manife...
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Political London

Political London

by Richard Tames

Political London : A Capital History

London's political history since Roman times, through to the upheavals of the 17th century, the emergence of local democracy, the reforms of the capital's government in the 18th an...
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Sporting London

Sporting London

by Richard Tames

Sporting London

London's contribution to sport has been enormous. It is, of course, the home of many national sports -- cricket, rugby and tennis, to name some. But it was in London that many sports were first organised...
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The London We Have Lost

The London We Have Lost

by Richard Tames

The London We Have Lost

London, over the centuries, has become used to change, giving way to the pressures of succeeding generations each with its new ideals to put into practice. Here is London as you can no longer se...
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Theatrical London

Theatrical London

by Richard Tames

Theatrical London

The author takes us from the Globe of Shakespeare's time to the modern Globe on the South Bank. There are bad times and heydays. The former was during the Commonwealth, or later when melodrama seemed ...
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Greater London

Greater London

by Nick Barratt

Greater London : The Story of the Suburbs

London's suburbs may stretch for well over 600 square miles, but in historical accounts of the capital they tend to take something of a back seat. In Greater London, historian N...
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Street map of Jewish East London 1889

Street map of Jewish East London 1889


Street map of Jewish East London 1889

London has been shaped by its multicultural history and immigrant populations, and Jewish communities are some of the city’s most interesting and prominent. Jewish settlement in E...
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10 Miles Round London In 1746

10 Miles Round London In 1746


10 Miles Round London In 1746

John Rocque’s 5 1/2 inch to the mile of the country 10 miles round London with an index of more than 2,800 street and place names. This map is based on Rocque’s original survey at the ...
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15 Miles Round London in 1786

15 Miles Round London in 1786


15 Miles Round London in 1786

John Cary’s 50 page, one inch to the mile pocket atlas of the country 15 miles round London in 1786 (the time of George III), with a 4,000 name index of places and property owners.

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A History of London's Prisons

A History of London's Prisons

by Geoffrey Howse

A History of London's Prisons

London has had more prisons than any other British city. The City's 'gates' once contained prisons but probably the most notorious of all was Newgate, which stood for over 700 years. The el...
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A Map Of Victorian London Showing the Public Houses in the Metropolis 1886

A Map Of Victorian London Showing the Public Houses in the Metropolis 1886


A Map Of Victorian London Showing the Public Houses in the Metropolis 1886

Drink has a long and colourful history in London, from the wine fixations of its medieval kings to the devastating ‘gin craze’ of the eighte...
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A Toby In The Lane

A Toby In The Lane

by Paul Morris

A Toby In The Lane : The History of London's East End Markets

A Toby in the Lane reveals the rich fabric of the East End markets, primarily in Petticoat Lane and Brick Lane, and celebrates the street traders and stalls ...
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Baedecker's Guide to Great Britain 1937

Baedecker's Guide to Great Britain 1937


Baedecker's Guide to Great Britain 1937

A comprehensive travel guide to England, Wales and Scotland in the interwar period, this edition is distinguished for its reported association with the Luftwaffe attacks known as ...
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Booth's Maps of London Poverty : East and West 1889

Booth's Maps of London Poverty : East and West 1889


Booth's Maps of London Poverty East & West 1889

A century after the Industrial Revolution began, some Victorians finally began to confront the problems industrialisation and urbanisation had wrought. The remarkable prol...
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Bradshaw's Illustrated Handbook To London And Its Environs 1862

Bradshaw's Illustrated Handbook To London And Its Environs 1862


Bradshaw's Illustrated Hand Book To London and Its Environs. 1862

Conway's latest contribution to the Bradshaw's publishing phenomenon is this superb and wonderfully illustrated guide to Victorian London, dating from 18...
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