John Betjeman, Elizabeth Bowen, Leonard Woolf et al. Jacket design by Barbara Jones. Illustrations by Edward Bawden, John Minton, Keith Vaughan, Ronald Searle et al.
Max Parrish. London. 1949. First edition. Hardback; light-blue cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 324 pages. 24 b&w, 12 colour plates and numerous text illustrations. English. 230 x 175mm. 0.75kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear, light wear to forecorners, ruffling to spine ends, some short 1cm tears to edges, a couple of longer tear to top edge of rear panel, slight browning to spine, price-clipped.
A Post War compendium of writings and illustrations celebrating life in London. There are twenty-two studies by various authors, each illustrated. John Betjeman writes on London Railway Stations, with drawings by Edward Bawden; Elizabeth Bowen describes Regent's Park and St. John's Wood, with drawings by Keith Vaughan; John Herbert examines London's Port and River, illustrations by John Minton. Other articles include Including Mayfair, London Occasions and The English Ballet. With a jacket design by Barbara Jones.