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Gondolas and Growlers: History of the London Horse Cab (1995 Hardback)


£25.00

Good condition used Hardback
with intact Dust Jacket.

1995 First Edition published by
Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, Stroud, UK.
Author: Trevor May.
ISBN: 0750906979.
Approx dims: 240mm h x 160mm w x 18mm d.

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Gondolas and Growlers: History of the London Horse Cab

Condition and Description:

Good condition used Hardback with intact Dust Jacket.

1995 First Edition published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, Stroud, Gloucs, UK.
Author: Trevor May.
ISBN: 0750906979.
Approx dims: 240mm h x 160mm w x 18mm d.

Intact clean glossy used condition dust jacket with one small tear to top right corner front DJ, plus some slight fraying to corners, slight creasing to edge and signs of handling. Intact spine. DJ over very good condition black cloth boards. 184 clean inside pages of English text with over 50 b&w photographs, line illustrations and paintings. Previous owner has scribbled wavy blue felt tip pen along both the top and vertical side ends of pages, otherwise no other inscriptions. Image shown is actual book for sale.

Synopsis of Gondolas and Growlers: History of the London Horse Cab:

”A history of the London horse cab from its beginnings in the late eighteenth-century to its eventual demise in the early twentieth century, due to the coming of the tram and motor cab prior to WWI. Illustrated with over fifty contemporary photographs, line illustrations and paintings (many published for the first time).

This book will appeal to social and economic historians as well as absorbing reading for railway and motoring enthusiasts and those concerned with administrative, metropolitan and police history, as well as those with a general interest in London’s history and heritage.

Chapters on all aspects of the trade including cabs, drivers, Public Carriage Office; The Metropolitan Police; Proprietors etc.”