Old London Engravings

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    Old London Engravings

    Ian Cramer

    Lang Syne 2016

    Hardback 112pp Illustrated 295x212mm

    9781852176532   Product Code: 24124

    Sheep grazing on Lord's Cricket Ground, frost fairs on the Thames and rural scenes in Highgate and Notting Hill seem strange sights today, but a 17th-century view of Covent Garden is familiar enough to be recognized by any modern Londoner. This collection of images of old London includes more than 200 coloured engravings of the city and its suburbs ranging from 16th-century street plans to 19th-century engravings of the squares, markets, turnpikes and docks.

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