The Housing Question in London 1855-1900 Being an account of the housing work done by the Metropolitan Board of Works and the London County Council between the Years 1855 and 1900 with a summary of the Acts of Parliament under which they have worked
London LCC 1900
xvi + 381pp illustrated with b/w plates and fold out plans. Original lettered cloth. Ex library with stamps to prelims. Cloth rather worn. Scarce. Explores the role of London's government from the Metropolitan Board of Works to the London County Council and Metropolitan Borough councils; legislation and slum clearance. Documents the rise of the housing architect; from model dwellings to bespoke design and a new aesthetic for social housing.