By (author) Alf Townsend
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Cabbie by Alf Townsend
Book DescriptionTales of being a London cabbie
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750932462
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alf Townsend
Bad Lads, Paperback (February 2011)
This book is a warts-and-all account of Alf time in the RAF, when he was transplanted into a completely new world of misfits and officer types, rogues and entertainers, all amusingly described in the his own inimitable style.
London Taxis at War, Paperback (February 2011)
Gathers together the history of London's cabs in wartime - not just in the Second World War when cabs were converted for other uses (firefighting, ambulances, armoured personnel carriers, etcetera), but also in the First World War, when the cabbies had to endure hundreds of zeppelin attacks by night.
Heathrow Cabbie, Paperback (March 2010)
Alf Townsend has nearly half a century of experience as a London cabbie and in that time has made countless trips to and from London's busiest airport, picking up fares from all over the world, the rich and famous - and the infamous - as well as the downright unusual.
Black Cab Story, Hardback (October 2009)» View all books by Alf Townsend
Tells us the story of the black cab, from its origins at the time of Oliver Cromwell to the brand new taxis which grace London's streets. This book takes you on a journey through the world of 'the knowledge', the vehicles, the streets of London and the cabbies themselves. It is suitable for those who love this world-famous London icon.
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Author Biography - Alf Townsend
Alf Townsend has been a London cabbie for forty years. He's written extensively for the trade press for the last thirty years-with hundreds of articles published. He lives in Hampstead.
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