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Surveys London and Westminster and their environs (6 volumes, 1878).

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Old and New London: Volume 1

Walter Thornbury (1878)
Describes the western part of the City of London, including Cheapside and St Paul's, and areas to the west of the City, including Fleet Street.

Old and New London: Volume 2

Walter Thornbury (1878)
Covers the east of the City around the Tower, and areas to the north and east, including Holborn, Islington, Clerkenwell, Stepney and Bethnal Green.

Old and New London: Volume 3

Walter Thornbury (1878)
Describes much of the West End of London, including the Strand, Leicester Square and Covent Garden. Also includes parts of the City of Westminster, including the Abbey and Whitehall.

Old and New London: Volume 4

Edward Walford (1878)
Covers parts of Westminster, including Buckingham Palace and St James's Park, as well as areas to the north, including Mayfair, Oxford Street and Bloomsbury.

Old and New London: Volume 5

Edward Walford (1878)
Covers many of the northern and western suburbs of London, from Belgravia, Chelsea and Kensington in the west, to Kilburn and Highgate in the north, and Hackney, Tottenham and Stratford further east.

Old and New London: Volume 6

Edward Walford (1878)
Describes the southern suburbs of London, from Chiswick, Putney and Hammersmith in the west, to Streatham and Norwood in the south, and Southwark, Bermondsey, Greenwich and Eltham in the east.