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In collaboration with the Westminster Reference Library we will be posting a monthly Book Club reading list.

These books will be available for loan if you you have a Westminster Library Card.  If not bring some ID and join tonight.

Author  Title  (publisher)  shelf mark
Nicholas Barton   The Lost Rivers of London (London: Historical Publications, 1992 & 2016) WRF 942.11


Antony Clayton   Subterranean City: Beneath the Streets of London (London: Historical Publications, 2000 & 2010)    WRF 942.11

James Stevens Curl   Victorian Architecture: Its Practical Aspects (Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1973)   WRF A724.424 Art Stack

Paul Dobrasxczyk   Into the Belly of the Beast: Exploring London’s Victorian Sewers (Reading: Spire Books, 2009)   WRF F725.4

Terry Farrell   Shaping London: The Patterns and Forms that make the Metropolis (Chichester: Wiley, 2010)  WRF 711.409426

Steven Halliday   The Great Stink of London: Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the Cleansing of the Victorian Metropolis (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2001)  various branches inc CHX, not in WRF

Stephen Smith   Underground London: Travels Beneath the City Streets  (London: Little, Brown, 2004)  WRF 942.11

Richard Trench & Ellis Hillman   London Under London (London: Murray, 1993)   WRF 942.11

William Feaver The Art of John Martin (Oxford; Clarendon, 1975)  WRF 752.09   and other books about JM. He had ambitious plans to reform London’s sewerage system.

Westminster Reference library is a public library in the heart of London’s West End, located between Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square. Situated on the site of Sir Isaac Newton’s house, the library’s architecture reflects the original building’s charming style and continues its rich history. We have served the public for over 90 years and hold a collection that draws on our culturally significant location. Our Art & Design collection is designated by Arts Council England as a collection of outstanding national significance. Partnered with a comprehensive Performing Arts collection that includes collections from Simon Callow and Anna Pavlova. Westminster Reference library offers a truly unique place to read, learn and connect.