£25.00

Discover more than 600 of the Gentle Author's favourite pictures of London appearing in print for the first time, setting the wonders of our modern metropolis against the pictorial delights of the ancient city, and celebrating the infinite variety of life in the capital - with a special emphasis upon the East End.

Among the multiplicity of visual pleasures to be savoured, enjoy the ostentatious trade cards of Georgian London, the breathtaking lantern slides of Victorian London, the bizarre car crashes of Clerkenwell, the heroic Spitalfields nippers, the spoon carver, and Aaron Biber, London's oldest barber.

Take a walk through time with the Gentle Author of Spitalfields Life as your guide - be equally amazed at what has been lost of old London and charmed by the unfamiliar marvels of London today.