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    This book is a rich guide to the packed venerable history of London from Roman times onwards The detailed historical maps at the back are particularly rewarding for showing how small Roman London was, and how it initially grew slowly through later centuries until the period of very rapid expansion in the 19th and 20th centuries the fruit of the Industrial Revolution and railways.I find this delightful pocket sized book particularly interesting because it describes central London pre World War 2 As such it is particularly entertaining to follow the walks described making frequent necessary mental adjustments for the disappearance of old buildings and the appearance of newer buildings, likewise to streets and traffic flows Staying alert and keeping one s wits is all part of the fun of solving the puzzles Hmmm Now where do I think such such WAS The text is packed with interest I particularly like the friendly thoughtfulness behind including information for American visitors such as the fact pg.205 that it was from a shop at what is now 44 Fenchurch Street, that tea was supplied and shipped to Boston in 1774,...


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London For Everyman PRE ISBNPage Count Includes 48 Pages Of Full Colour Maps At The Back Of The Book.From The Front Inside Of The Dustjacket Modelled With Slight Deviation On Paris For Everyman This Book Is Intended As A Comprehensive Guide For The Visitor To London, And As A Welcome Companion For The Cockney The Text Has Been Most Carefully Written And Compiled They Supply, Concisely, Yet Comprehensively, All Kinds Of Information, Historical And Practical, On The Exploration Of London In The Order In Which They Appear The Sections Are Disposal Of Time, A Note On Time Saving Where To Stay, A List Of Hotels Where To Dine, A List Of Restaurants Amusements, Theatres, Cinemas, Etc A Short History Of London, An Outline In Sixteen Pages Day Walks, Eight Sectionalised Walks 120 Pages Which Take In All The Principle Historic Places And Enumerate Their Particular Points Of Interest Evening Walks, Six In Number 36 Pages , Especially Arranged To Include, As Far As Possible, Sights Which May Be Seen As Well In The Evening As During The Day, Thereby Giving Greater Time For Sights Only Suited To Day Walks Extras, Areas Of Interest Not Dealt With Elsewhere Some Interesting London Graves America S Links With London Days And Hours For Visiting Public Buildings Museums, Gardens, Etc With Prices Of Admission, Etc Bibliography Of Books About London Index To Streets And Places.