Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Victorian & Edwardian Surrey

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Author: Aylwin Guilmant

Surrey, one of England's smallest counties, has for centuries embodied contrasts in style and appearance. In the north where its boundary is the Thames, there is industrial and, more recently, suburban London, and further South, are the more rural areas of the Downs and Weald, which were the playground for 'Londoners' for centuries. This book looks at these dual areas as they were a century ago. Some of the best old photographs available have been collected together and reproduced here, in sepia, with an accompanying text made up of extracts gathered from contemporary writing from all over the county. Thus some evocative sights of old Surrey, from the tanneries of Southwark to the elegance of Victorian Epsom, are brought to life in these pages.

Book ISBN 9781848680234

Book Format Paperback

pages 144 pages

Publication Date 15 Oct 2008

Height 248

Width 172

Illustrations 150

Regular Price: £14.99

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