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 indexesone for the 10,000 people mentioned in the text and one generaland is illustrated with more than 500 drawings, prints, and photographs. Everything that is important in the history and culture of London is documented, whether vanished or extant, from its first settlement to the present day.
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This book contains all the history, stories, anecdotes and apocrypha that have made up London over the last 1000 years. An invaluable guide for the both the student of history and the curious tourist.