Panoramas of Lost London
Work, Wealth, Poverty and Change 1870-1945
This spectacular large-format book reproduces astonishing historic photographs which capture individual buildings and streets that were on the threshold of redevelopment. Combining enlargements of over 180 photographs selected from Lost London, along with more than 100 previously unseen images, this beautiful landscape-format book allows the reader to see a wealth of hidden detail in these historic pictures and enjoy remarkable panoramic views of London’s bustling streets (320pp, hardback).
“A glorious and monumental piece of work”- Bill Bryson
“… ghostly figures, shadows, cobbles, shutters, drains, steps, awnings, wood, glass, carpet, cabbages, leather and brush intertwine long-forgotten lives in such a way that it is impossible not to be drawn in” Sunday Telegraph – Lucy Davies
“... the book is a superb contribution to social history, the photos to be “read” again and again” - The Spectator
Code: LLONP RRP £60 but This England readers pay only £35 incl. p&p. UK delivery only.