Poplar, Blackwell And The Isle Of Dogs: The Parish Of All Saints Vols Xlii, XLIV

By: Not Attributed editor stephen Porter

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Color Illustrations; Width: 11.75" Height: 9.25", weight 13lb. "The Canary Wharf tower at the former West India Docks has become the unofficial symbol of the new Docklands, making Poplar the one identifiable spot in the distant London landscape. . . . The historic parish of All Saints -- covered in these volumes -- stretches from Limehouse to the River Lea, taking in the old maritime center of Blackwall and the whole of the Isle of Dogs." two-volume set comprises volumes XLIII and XLIV of the "Survey of London" series (general ediotr: Hermione Hobhouse). The volumes are bound in blue cloth covers, with stamped gilt lettering on the spines and front covers. The exteriors show mild rubbing at the extremities. The text blocks are adorned with gray endpapers. The pages are clean and bright. The work is profusely illustrated with color plates, maps, diagrams, and photographs of the area. Original glossy dust jacket with light edge wear. There is some separation along the front flap of the second volume. The versos of both dust jackets depict maps of the London area. British Topography Architecture & History Survey Of London Color Plates Maps Photographs Diagrams Original Dust Jackets

Title: Poplar, Blackwell And The Isle Of Dogs: The Parish Of All Saints Vols Xlii, XLIV

Author Name: Not Attributed editor stephen Porter

Categories: History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: The Athlone Press. Published for the Royal Commission On the Historical Monuments of England.: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 37369