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London Encyclopaedia

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The London Encyclopaedia is the most comprehensive book on London ever published. In its first new edition in more than 10 years, completely revised and updated, it comprises some 6,000 entries, organized alphabetically, cross-referenced, and supported by two large indexesLondon is documented, whether vanished or extant, from its first settlement to the present day.
Published (first published January 1st 1991)
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A very informative book, with all sorts of useful historical details about London. Well written and worth another read.
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