Book reviews — April 2005
‘London 5: East: East Vol 5’, by Bridget Cherry, Charles O'Brien and Nikolaus Pevsner
Published by Yale University Press, April 21, 2005. ISBN: 0300107013. Hardcover 800 pages
This volume covers the boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. For each area there is a detailed gazetteer and historical overview. Numerous maps and plans, over 100 specially-taken photographs and full indexes make this volume invaluable as both reference work and guide.
London 5: East is the fifth in the six-volume London series of The Buildings of England. Already published: London 1: the City of London, London 2: South, London 3: North West, London 4: North and London 6: Westminster. Also available in paperback: London: The City Churches.
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