Retro London (Hardcover)
New Holland Publishers, 9781742575605, 320pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2014
Retro London is a book of historical images from the Mary Evans Photo Library depicting the development of the city and the life of its people from the start of the 20th Century to the Swinging Sixties.
This book is beautifully presented in a padded hardcover format with over 300 unique images.
Retro London reflects life in several important eras, including the War Years, Between the Wars, Surviving the Blitz and Post-war London, as well as chapters on Sports and Recreation and Iconic London.
About the Author
Lucinda Gosling is an historian and chief archivist for the Mary Evans Picture Library.
She studied history at the University of Liverpool and has contributed articles on illustration, royal history and WWI to various publications and is the author of Brushes and Bayonets, a survey of Great War cartoons from the Illustrated London News archive.