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The list of books below is rather out-of-date; watch this space for a new, improved guide to local history books.

A Guide to the Architecture of London

An Historical Walk through William Shakespeare's London

Below Southwark: the Archaeological Story
by Carrie Cowan

Bermondsey & Wapping 1872 Map

Bermondsey & Wapping 1894 Map

The Bramah Tea and Coffee Walk
Edward Bramah

Designing the Future of the South Bank

Excavations in Southwark and Lambeth, 1973-79

Family History in Southwark: A Guide to Tracing Your Southwark Ancestors
Local Studies Library publication

Festival of Britain - 1951

Lambeth Past
Hannah Renier

Lambeth: The Twentieth Century

Lambeth Palace
Tim Tatton-Browm

Lambeth, Kennington and Clapham in Old Photographs

London: A Guide to Recent Architecture

London: A Social History

London Borough of Lambeth in Old Photographs

London Docklands: Buildings of England

London Encyclopedia
Key reference work.

London Theatre Walks

London Walking: A Handbook for Survival

London's Pleasures
David Kerr Cameron (covers Bankside and the Paris Garden)

Made in Southwark
George Nicholson

Medieval Southwark
Martha Carlin (read a review)

The New Map of London: Sheet 12 Bermondsey

Old London Bridge
Patricia Pierce

Old Ordnance Survey Maps of London: Elephant and Castle

The Old Vic Theatre

On Lambeth Marsh: The South Bank and Waterloo
By Graham Gibberd

Pubs of North Lambeth
A Guide to the Pubs and Street Corners

The Rose Theatre
Museum of London report on the excavations

Shakespeare's Globe Rebuilt

Southwark's Burying Places Past and Present

Southwark and Deptford Tramways
A Middleton Press album

Southwark in Archives
By Stephen Humphrey

Southwark and the City
Oxford University Press

Southwark at War
A book of memories and photographs

Southwark in Old Photographs: A Second Selection
Part of the Britain in Old Photographs series

Southwark: A History of Bankside, Bermondsey and the Borough
Published January 1998

Southwark Past
Richard Tames

Southwark Remembered
John Beasley

Stage for a Nation: Story of the National Theatre

The Story of the Borough

Victoria and Lambeth Tramways

Visions of Southwark
A collection of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century pictures, compiled by local publisher Peter Marcan

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