Chiswick's history includes a decisive confrontation during the Civil War, the Royal Horticultural Society gardens, the manufacture of the first torpedo boat and the building of the first Garden Suburb. Chiswick was also the place where the first V2 rocket exploded in World War II. This book tells the story of Chiswick, in words and pictures and includes information and pictures never previously published. It traces Chiswick's development from four rural villages to one London suburb and discusses its residents and architecture.
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Book Description Historical Publications, London, 1995. HARDCOVER. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Quarto size (4to) in blue faux cloth, silver lettering to spine, 144pp, numerous illustrations in text, bibliography, index . . . . . [ CONDITION : AS NEW in an AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . To see more of our books on London type DbbLONDON in the Keywords search box. Bookseller Inventory # T45005
Book Description Phillimore & Co., 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0948667338