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  • The Club: Johnson, Boswell and the Friends Who Shaped an Age

    Leo Damrosch

    The ‘Club’, aka the Turk’s Head Tavern, was frequented by Joshua Reynolds, Edmund Burke, Adam Smith, Edward Gibbon et alia. Damrosch takes us on a lively tour of the Johnsonian world.

    Hardback £20.00
  • The Wall

    John Lanchester

    A powerful dystopian view of Britain following a rise in sea levels, from the author of ‘Capital’.

    Hardback £14.99
  • The House in Little Chelsea

    Clare Hastings

    A vivid blend of history and fiction, in which the author tells the story of her house near the end of the King’s Road, and its inhabitants, from 1873 to the 1930s.

    Hardback £12.99
  • Soho In The Eighties

    Christopher Howse

    A memoir of the decade in which Jeffrey Bernard was unwell. A kind of sequel to Daniel Farson’s ‘Soho in the Fifties’.

    Hardback £20.00
  • Farm Street: The Story of the Jesuits’ Church in London

    Sheridan Gilley; Maria Perry; Michael Hall

    Illustrated history of one of London’s most influential Catholic institutions. Evelyn Waugh, Edith Sitwell and Lord Longford all made their conversions there.

    Hardback £35.00
  • Talleyrand In London: The Master Diplomat’s Last Mission

    Linda Kelly

    September 1830: the silk-stockinged, 76-year-old veteran was still causing gossip with his niece by marriage and ambassadress, the Duchess of Duino. Short, and hugely enjoyable.

    Hardback £25.00
  • London: Volume I: The City of London

    Simon Bradley, Nikolaus Pevsner

    The City of London encompasses architecture of unsurpassed richness and variety, from the Tower of London to Richard Roger’s iconoclastic Lloyd’s building. This guide unlocks the city’s treasures and investigates its growth.

    Hardback £35.00
  • London: Volume II: South

    Bridget Cherry, Nikolaus Pevsner

    A comprehensive guide to the twelve southern boroughs. Its riverside buildings range from the royal splendours of Hampton Court and Greenwich and the Georgian delights of Richmond, to the monuments of Victorian commerce in Lambeth and Southwark.

    Hardback £35.00
  • London: Volume III: North West

    Bridget Cherry, Nikolaus Pevsner

    A comprehensive architectural guide encompassing three centuries of metropolitan growth spanning an area from Georgian St Marylebone and the riverside terraces of Chelsea and Chiswick to Heathrow Airport and the outer fringes of Middlesex.

    Hardback £35.00