2006 Hardcover New 9781843307341. Flawless copy, brand new, pristine, never opened--160 pages; 195 illustrations. Description: "When Queen Victoria was in power, it was a period
of massive development in London. Much of contemporary London owes a great deal to its Victorian heritage and influence. From the cultural highs of museums and theaters to the perennially popular pubs and markets, the influence of the Victorians is evident in many commonplace London scenes. 'Victorian London' is a guide to the London of this period, and the glorious evidence that remains in London's landscape and today's society. Author Lee Jackson is an entertaining guide who relates his detailed knowledge of many aspects of the social history of the period: architecture, popular culture, education, crime and punishment, food and drink, shopping and transport. Superb photographs illustrate this celebration of Victorian history and architecture. This book is ideal for residents and visitors alike."
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