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The Heart of London by H. V. Morton

The Heart of London by H. V. Morton

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The Heart of London

by H. V. Morton

Methuen & Co., 1937, small sized hardcover

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, previous owners gift inscription on front endpaper (see photographs)

“Originally published in 1925, this is the prequel to 'The Spell of London' and like the others in Morton's collection, it doesn't disappoint. It is touching and amusing in its accounts of the great city of London and its inhabitants. Contents Include: The New Romance - Where the Eagles Sleep - Oriental (Petticoat Lane) - Ships Come Home (The Docks) - Treasure Trove (Caledonian Market) - Cenotaph - Romance on Wheels - Ghosts of the Fog - Battle (Free Cancer Hospital) - Babies in the Sun (Kensington Gardens) - Faces in the Strand - Women and Tea - An Open Door (St. Martins Church in the Fields) - A Bit Bagdad (Club Row) - "Prisoners Only (Bow Street) - Boys on the Bridge - Night Birds - At The Wheel - Under the Dome (St. Pauls) - Heartbreak House - Madonna of the Pavement - Sword and Cross (Temple Church) - Knockout Land - Ghosts (Soane Museum) - Aladdin's Cave - That Sad Stone (Cleopatra's Needle) - Sun or Snow - Romantic Mutton (Shepherd's Market) - London Lovers - In Uncle's Shop - Horsey Men - From Bow to Ealing - Marriage - Marriage - Kings and Queens (Westminster Abbey Waxworks) - Lost Heirs (Record Office) - Fish (Billingsgate Market) - Haunted (Old Devonshire House) - About Homes in Bondage - Royal Satin (London Museum) - Among the Men - Appeal to Caesar (Privy Council) - Tons of Money (The Royal Mint) - Where Time Stands Still - My Lady's Dress - St. Antholin's Not for Women - Our Roman Bath (The Strand) - Left Behind (Lost Property Office) - The "Girls" (Piccadilly Circus)” - Goodreads


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