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Old Covent Garden: The Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Markets

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The magic of the old Covent Garden Market is evoked through Peter Ackroyd's introduction and Clive Boursnell's marvellous photographs, taken over the course of numerous and extended visits to Covent Garden in the 1960s and 1970s. The book includes a preface by Clive Boursnell and the words of some of the market people whom the photographer interviewed at the time.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published June 26th 2012 by Frances Lincoln
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Josiah J. Robinson
Jan 21, 2013 Josiah J. Robinson rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Those interested in the recent history of London
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Old Covent Garden is a fantastic insight into the world of the Old Covent Garden Market in the years before it closed. Boursnell takes us on a photographic journey through the old market, his photographs tell the story of the market as it once was. These photographs are accompanied by tales and memories of those who worked in the market. With the introduction by Ackroyd we get a great overview of the history of the market before reading about it in its closing days.

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