The Subterranean Railway: How the London Underground Was Built and How It Changed the City Forever (Christian Wolmar) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Transport Rail shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
London: Atlantic Books, 2004, Hardback in dust wrapper.
2nd printing, first published 2004. Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Colour plates;
From the cover: Since Victorian times, Londons underground railway has played a vital role in the daily life of generations of Londoners. This wide-ranging history of the Underground celebrates the vision and determination of the Victorian pioneers who conceived this revolutionary transport system and the men who tunnelled to make the tube.
As Christian Wolmar shows, the creation of the Underground provided a huge stimulus to the development of the city. The suburban …
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XI] 351 pages. Index. 8¾” x 6¼”.