Londoners Then and Now

London: The Studio. 1920.

Special Number of The Studio for 1920. (290x200mm) pp. xviii, 167. Bound in beige cloth, bevelled edges, title in gilt and with decorative plant motif in gilt to upper cover. Top edge gilt. Dust jacket with a black and white print of E.L. Lami's 1850 watercolour "Traffic at Charing Cross". Jacket has some tears and a slight water mark at the foot of the front. Profusely illustrated with (mainly) monotone reproductions of images of London life from 1590-1920. There are eight colour illustrations. The contents are fine with the illustrations in excellent condition. The front pastedown has the label for A Louis de Meuleneere, 21, Rue du Chene, Bruxelles. This firm was a great Brussels booksellers and the predecessor to Tulkens from where this book was bought when it closed in 2008.