London Fire Brigade: History and Development
Reference #: 1486
List Price: $35.00
Leeds: Vernon Publishing Company, Small 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. VG-. n.d. (but circa 1953); 80 pp. A sound copy of an uncommon item of the history of the London Fire Brigade with material from the Great Fire of 1666 to the mid-20th century. Several pages on the Battle of Britain and the Blitz, i.e. the Bombing of London during the Second World War. Photographs throughout; table of statistics at the end; double-page map of the Counting of London showing Fire Boundaries at the date of publication. Advertisements often relating to fire-fighting apparatus and machinery. Some creasing to the corners; small circular chip out of the back cover at the spine without loss of either text or images; small area of pen marginalia on back cover.
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