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The Bus We Loved: London\'s Affair with the Routemaster
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The Bus We Loved: London's Affair with the Routemaster

By Elborough, Travis

Hardback.. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the Title page. VERY GOOD Book and Near fine wrapper. Slowly, month by month, route by route, London is losing one of its most famous symbols: the Routemaster bus - a bus designed and made in London, by Londoners for Londoners, which is to London what the gondola is to Venice. In terms of postcards, books, films, and cheap souvenirs, and in the eyes of the world, the Routemaster represents the city just as much as Big Ben. It was the last bus to be have conductors as well as drivers, the last bus to ring familiar shouts that are at least a century old: Fares please, Full up inside but room on top, Next stop the British Museum! The last bus, in other words, to be a proper bus. In this fond history, Travis Elborough tells the story of the routemaster's invention, rise and decline, of the people who worked on it, and of the enthusiasts who were mad about it. The streets will never be the same again. S2

$9.43

THE ENDLESS WEB. John Dickinson & Co.Ltd. 1804-1954
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THE ENDLESS WEB. John Dickinson & Co.Ltd. 1804-1954

By Joan Evans

1955. Hardback. Very Good / Good. First Edition. With wrapper. THE HISTORY OF JOHN DICKINSON & CO. FROM 1894 TO 1954. OF INTEREST TO SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORIANS AS WELL AS STUDENTS OF THE HISTORY OF PAPER MAKING. 274PP PLUS SECTION OF 49 PLATES. bound in red cloth, Wrapper has some edgewear. Pp. xvi, 274, with 50 plates. The history of a paper-making firm whose record goes back to the Napoleonic Wars. . No inscriptions. Very Good Book in a Good wrapper., scarce. Y1

$9.43