Published by The London County Council, 1951, 1st edition. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and to front board, no dustwrapper. 11.75ins x 9ins, xxiv, 170pp plus colour frontis, folding map and 127pp plates. Also 53 illustrations and diagrams within the text. Covers the northern portion of Lambeth, between Waterloo and Vauxhall Bridges. Also covers the history of the Festival of Britain. Bookplate of Royal Institute of British Architects to front pastedown. Their (discreet) ink stamp to bottom of many pages, including some of the plates. Front board a bit blotchy (water damage?). Gilt to spine a little dull. G+..
stock no: 51043
Publisher London County Council