BOOKS / London illustrated: The Chronicles of London - Andrew Saint and Gillian Darley: Weidenfeld, pounds 25

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Lord Nelson's funeral carriage arriving at St Paul's in 1806: an aquatint by Merigot and Pugin, from The Chronicles of London by Andrew Saint and Gillian Darley (Weidenfeld pounds 25), a well illustrated thematic anthology-cum-narrative history of the city from Roman and Saxon times to the 1960s.

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