With a supporting text detailing the rich architectural and design heritage of the London Underground, this unique photographic collection provides a striking record of the subterranean city before financial pressures, a lack of planning and investment and new safety legislation began to take their toll. Exploring the fascinating history and important nostalgia value of the network - both aspects which are rarely appreciated by the average strap-hanging commuter - the book celebrates what remains a magnificent engineering and aesthetic achievement while providing an affectionate if slightly elegiac portrait of a London which is now gone for good.
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 235 x 165 x 10 mm
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