The statues of London
London boasts more statues than any other city in the world, commemorating the achievements of a huge range of public figures. This elegant survey presents more than 80 of the best and most interesting statues throughout the capital, from Boudicca near the Houses of Parliament to Bobby Moore at Wembley Stadium. Stunning images by renowned photographer Dennis Gilbert capture perfectly the scale and intricacy of these works in bronze and stone, while Ronald Asprey's texts offer a compact biography of each celebrated individual, along with a commentary on the statue itself and its artist. Also featuring gazetteers of 100 additional notable statues and of multi-statue buildings around London, as well as a section on remarkable individuals who have yet to be commemorated, this magnificent book provides fresh insight into some of the city's greatest monuments.