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20% Discount on London titles from Old House Books & Maps!

London is being justly celebrated this month (for hosting some kind of sporting event that we've seen mentioned in the local press), and we thought we'd offer you a discount on some rather fascinating titles from Old House Books & Maps that give glimpses of the city's past. Just quote 'londondiscount' at checkout to claim your 20% - and remember that P&P is free on orders of 3 or more items!

London Theatreland London Theatreland

This beautiful decorative map shows the curtain rising on London's Theatreland in 1915. A MacDonald Gill classic that glows with Edwardian glamour and shows all the West End theatres of the day.

*Available either rolled or in a wallet with an introductory essay.

                       
A-B-C Guide to London A-B-C Guide to London

This book, published in 1905, is the complete tourist's guide to Edwardian London, from royal palaces to notorious den of iniquity the Ratcliffe Highway. A great London gift-book showing the city in the pre-war era of Downton Abbey!

                       
Wonderground Map of London Town 1914 Wonderground Map of London Town 1914

Just in time for the Tube's 150th anniversary, this sumptuous pictorial map shows the network on the eve of the First World War. It was originally produced to distract potentially disgruntled passengers as they waited for the often-delayed services of the era...

*Available either rolled or in a wallet with an introductory essay.

                       
The Braun & Hogenberg map of Elizabethan London, 1572 The Braun & Hogenberg map of Elizabethan London, 1572

Shakespeare is being celebrated across London - and the world - this year with the World Shakespeare Festival, and this colour facsimile of the oldest fully-extant London map shows the city as he would have known it, including theatres, execution-sites like Tyburn and bear-baiting rings.

*Available either rolled or in a wallet with an introductory essay.

                       
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