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The Passer by in London: A Tribute to Wren Gibbons and John Stow, with Some Romance and History of the Old City (1908)
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: (27) CHAPTER I. OLD LONDON The great fire of 1666 entirely destroyed the central and southern portions of the City so that the buildings which survived are all to be found in the North and Eas ...more
Paperback, 262 pages
Published January 29th 2010 by Kessinger Publishing
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Very interesting short survey and history of London churches and buildings. This was written early 20th century and even then the author was concerned about the architectural changes to his city that threatened these treasures. It makes want to go to London to see the present condition of the buildings he surveyed.