Book reviews — August 2014
'Early Railways 5: Fifth International Early Railways Conference proceedings'
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The Fifth International Early Railways Conference was held at Caernarfon in 2012 and was a notable success.
The Proceedings are to be published by subscription as Early Railways 5 and the list is now open. The volume is, for the first time, in colour, with an editorial by Dr David Gwyn and 21 peer-reviewed papers of new researches.
The subscription price is £39 including post and packing worldwide, with the order forms and full details available at: www.earlyrailways.org.uk. After 1 September 2014 the full publication price will be £55.
'Lovell's Wharf: The History of a Wharf on the Greenwich Riverside Path', by Mary Mills
32 pp, illustrated in colour and monochrome, £3 excluding post and packing
This well-produced booklet covers the history of wharves along the riverside path which runs northwards from historic Greenwich towards the Millennium Dome. The first part of the book, up to page 20, deals with Lovell's Wharf. Continuing northwards Granite Wharf, Providence Wharf and Piper's Wharf are also included.
The booklet is available locally but if you cannot obtain a copy send a stamped addressed envelope which will take an A5 booklet, with a large-size stamp affixed, to 24 Humber Road, London SE3 7LT, and enclose a cheque for £3.00 made payable to M Wright. Bob Carr
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