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Century of London Taxis

By Bill Munro

ISBN: 9781861267627
PAGES: 200
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 140 b&w photos, 20 colour photos

It is now just over a hundred years since the first motor cab took to the road in London. Bill Munro has compiled a complete history of the motor taxi-cabs that have plied for trade on the streets of the capital from then right up to present day.

Including information on the well-known cabs from Austin and Metrocab, the book also covers less well-known machines from Citroen, Beardmore and Unic, and a whole host of even more obscure vehicles, some of which never got past the prototype stage.

Illustrated with many archive photographs, this book written by a cabby and experienced motoring historian is set to be the best volume available on this fascinating subject. And they werent all black, you know?!

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