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St Pancras Station

Hardback
by Jack Simmons and Robert Thorne
St Pancras Station from Historical Publications and now in its 3rd edition, revised and expanded in 2012, describes the history of the station and its famous adjoining hotel, including the campaign to save both buildings.
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Covent Garden & Soho - The Illustrated Historical A-Z Guide

Paperback
by Richard and Sheila Tames
A convenient, in depth, A-Z historical guide to two of London's oldest, most atmospheric and lively districts. One is home to the Royal Opera and the stylish shops which have succeeded the old fruit and veg market. The other has long been the centre of London's theatres, artists, artisans and louche pleasures. More than a guide book, it treats the visitor with an interest in London's history and architectur...
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Subterranean City - Beneath the Streets of London

Hardback
by Antony Clayton
Londoners and visitors alike are fascinated by the life of the capital beneath their feet. Lost Rivers, pipes of many kinds, sewers, crypts and catacombs, tunnels used or abandoned, ring mains, railways, secret bunkers and pneumatic tubes are all there in a sometimes complex arrangement. This book tells the reader what can be found and seen right up to date, including the considerable engineering achievemen...
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The Hampstead Book

Paperback
by Steven Denford
The recorded history of Hampstead goes back a thousand years. but it was only in the 18th century, with the first Hampstead Spa, that it became fashionable. Building took place on part of the heath land, but local opposition stopped further exploitation of this picturesque open space favoured by artists and the general public. Hampstead retains many of its 18th century buildings and still has much charm, li...
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Spas, Wells & Pleasure Gardens of London

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by James Stevens Curl
London was once blessed with spas set in gardens, where beneficial waters could be consumed and enjoyed in agreeable surroundings, sometimes with music, food and alcohol. They were, in effect, the pleasure resorts of the 18th century. With the aid of many images, the author - one of England's most distinguished architectural historians - provides a racy, informative, humorous and well-researched social hist...
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East End: An Illustrated A-Z Historical Guide

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by Tames Richard
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Covent Garden Past

Hardback
by Richardson, John
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The Lost Rivers of London

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by Barton, Nicholas
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