Survey Of London. Volume Xxv St. George’s Fields The Parishes Of St. George The Martyr, Southwark And St. Mary, Newington..
Bound in original navy cloth, gilt in pictorial dust wrapper, which has slight edge wear. Slight wear to extremities but otherwise very good copy.
London County Council, The County Hall, S.E.1.,
By ida darlington. issued under the general editorship of sir howard roberts, clerk of the council.
Large 4to. 9.25 x 11.75 inches. xviii + 150 pp. +  pp.
Illustrated by folding map, in red and black, coloured frontispiece and 92 plates of drawings, plans, maps and black and white photographs, by 48 text plans and drawings and 11 heraldic sketches in margins.
A lavishly produced survey of the history and buildings of the St. George's Fields or inland area of Southwark as it was by the mid-twentieth century. Volume XXV in the Survey of London series arranged by parish. In her preface the author states that as these parishes 'are not rich in buildings of outstanding architectural merit or historical interest...more space has been given to history than to architecture.'
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