London Then & NowBatsford Books
London is a city of enormous beauty, a dynamic, ever-evolving cityscape built up over hundreds of years of architectural evolution. However, amidst this riot of growth and splendour some truly iconic sights may be found, landmarks which been drawing tourists by the thousands since before the days of Queen Victoria. This stunning collection, collated by professional photographer Laina Watt, compares 40 rare archive images of Central London’s most iconic views and landmarks – including the Houses of Parliament, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Street and Trafalgar Square – with modern images of the capital. In full colour, and drawing on only the finest images, it will delight visitors, residents and historians alike.