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Books For Sale

Items marked with an * are published by Tower Hamlets Libraries, and are the only titles on which discounts are available.  Discounts are for orders of ten copies or more; 20% discount available to non-bookshops, societies etc; 30% discount available to bookshops. 

Items marked with ++ are too large to be posted and must therefore be collected in person at the Local History Library or alternatively, from one of our libraries or Idea Stores.  
Please note postage and packaging prices may vary.

Books available are:
After you've gone: catalogue for the Alan Dein exhibition hosted by Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives.
Price £2.00 plus £1 postage and packing 

*All My Yesterdays (autobiography of Patrick Hanshaw of Wapping). 
Price: £5.99 plus £1 postage and packing. 

Anglican Church on the Isle of Dogs 1854-2004 (Christ and St. John with St. Luke).
Price: £4.99 plus £1 postage and packing. 

Arthur Morrison by Stan Newens (Novelist of realism in East London and Essex)
Price £4.00 plus £1 postage and packing 

Battle for the East End: Jewish responses to facism in the 1930s by David Rosenberg.
Price £9.99 plus £2 postage and packing 

Battle of Cable Street by The Cable Street Group
Price £5 plus £1 postage and packing  

Bengalis in London's East End by AnsarAhemdUllah and John Eversley.
Price: £14.99 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Bethnal Green by Gary Haines (old photographs and captions).
Price: £12.99 plus £1 postage and packing.

A Bethnal Green Memoir: Recollections of Life in the 1930s - 1950s by Derek Houghton
Price: £14.99 plus £3 postage and packing. 

The Bethnal Green Tube Disaster of 1943: A Stairway to Heaven.
Price: 9.99 plus £3 postage and packing. 

Better Times: a play by Gary Keefe (Poplar Rates Dispute, 1921).
Price: £2.95 plus £1 postage and packing. 

Black Londoners, 1880 - 1990 by Susan Okokon.
Price: £9.99 plus £1 postage and packing.
 
Bow and Bromley-by-Bow by Gary Haines (Pictorial history of the area)
Price £12.99 plus £1 postage and packing. 

The Cable Street Gardeners by Chris Kelly.
Price: £4.95 plus £1 postage and packing. 

Cahill Blood (Life of J. Z. Cahill, Mayor of Poplar, Head of PLA Docks Police)
Price: £15 plus £5 postage and packing. 

Central Stepney History Walk by Tom S. Ridge (walk, text, photographs). 
Price: £1.00 plus £1 postage and packing. 

A Century of the East End by Rosemary Taylor and Christopher Lloyd
Price £14.99 plus £2 postage and packing 

Changing Places: A Short History of the Old Mile End Town Residents Association Area (old and new photos and text).
Price: £4.50 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Cockney Campaign by Frank R. Lewey.
Price £14.99 plus £1 postage and packing.

East Calendar 1999 (photographs of Bangladesh and East London). 
Price: £1 plus £2 postage and packing.

East End At Work (old photographs and captions). 
Price: £9.99 plus £1 postage and packing. 

East End Past by Richard Tames. 
Price: £15.95 plus £3 postage and packing. 

East End Story (autobiography by Alfred Gardner describing life in Stepney in the 1960's to 1990's). 
Price: £5.95 plus £1 postage and packing. 

East London: A Hotbed of Football 1867-1918 by Colm Kerrigan
Price £12.00 plus £2 postage and packing. 

East London Record (Journal of the East London History-articles, reviews):  
        No. 8            Price: £1.15 plus £1 postage and packing 
        No. 9            Price: £1.30 plus £1 postage and packing 
        No. 10          Price: £1.50 plus £1 postage and packing 
        No. 11          Price: £1.80 plus £1 postage and packing 
        No. 14          Price: £2.10 plus £1 postage and packing 
        No. 15          Price: £2.25 plus £1 postage and packing 
        No. 16          Price: £2.25 plus £1 postage and packing 
        No. 17          Price: £2.50 plus £1 postage and packing 
        No. 18          Price: £2.50 plus £1 postage and packing 
        No. 19          Price: £2.75 plus £2 postage and packing 

Everything Happens in Cable Street by Roger Mills
Price £8.99 plus £2 postage and packing  


Exploring The East End (walks, text and photographs). 
Price: £9.99 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Good Morning, Brothers! (autobiography of Jack Dash, docker's leader). 
Price: £4.99 plus £2 postage and packing. 


The Green East End 2006 Calendar.
Price: £6.99 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Guilty and Proud of It! Poplar's Rebel Councillors and Guardians 1919 -25 by Janine Booth
Price: £12.95 plus £3 postage and packing. 

*The Hamlets and The Tower (chronology of 1,000 years of Tower Hamlets). 
Price: £3.99 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Huguenot Tales; The Rondeau's of Spitalfields; an everyday story of Huguenot folk.
Price: £5 plus £1 postage and packing. 

In Letters of Gold (text and photographs of the Suffragettes in Bow).
Price: £4.95 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Isle of Dogs; A Brief History Vol. 1 - 1066-1918. 
Price: £10.00 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Isle of Dogs; A Brief History Vol. 2 - The 20th Century. 
Price: £10.00 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Judge Jeffreys and the Ivy Case by Madge Darby.
Price: £3 plus £1 postage and packing. 

The Little Book of the East End by Dee Gordon.
Price: £9.99 plus £1 postage and packing. 

London's East End Survivors: Voices of the Blitz Generation by Andrew Bissell.
Price: £20 plus £5 postage and packing. 

London's East End: a 1960s Album by Steve Lewis (old photographs).
Price: £14.99 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Memoirs of an Old East Ender by Stan Newens.
Price: £5 plus £1 postage and packing.

Memories of Wapping 1900-1960 by Martha Leigh (Photos and memories)
Price £12.99 plus £1 postage and packing

On the Waterfront Calendar 1998. 
Price: £1 plus £2 postage and packing. 

A Pictorial History of Victoria Park.
Price: £6.99 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Piety and Piracy: the history of Wapping and St. Katherine's by Marge Darby 
Price £9.95 plus £2 postage and packing 

The Poplars (1/17th London Regiment Poplar &StepneyBatallion in WW1).
Price: £7.50 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Power Writers; Discovering and Celebrating Five African Writers.
Price: £4.00 plus £1 postage and packing. 

The Romance of Bethnal Green by Cathy Ross (historical topics with photos).
Price: £11.99 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Seven Parishioners of Stratford Bow by Michael Peet.
Price £7.50 plus £1 postage and packing.

Spitalfields Life by The Gentle Author.
Price £20 plus £3 postage and packing.  

St. Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney (colourful illustrated church history guide).
Price: £3.00 plus £1 postage and packing. 

*The Tower Hamlets Connection (potted biographies). 
Price: £7.99 plus £1 postage and packing. 

Tracing your East End Ancestors: a guide for family historians by Jane Cox.
Price £14.99 plus £2 postage and packing.  

Voices of Stepney by Dee Gordon (memories of the 1950s and 1960s).
Price: £12.99 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Walks in Dickens' London; Discover London's Docklands. 
Price: £3.99 plus £1 postage and packing. 

Watch Your Fingers by Alfred Gardner (career of an East End garment maker 1955-1973). 
Price: £7 plus £2 postage and packing. 

Whitechapel 1600 - 1800 by Derek Morris and Ken Cozens.
Price £9.60 plus £3 postage and packing.