We've heard of mobile libraries, but this is something special.

The Walking Library, London, ca. via vintage everyday: The Walking Library, London, ca. Maybe we should revisit this idea. Reading books and making them easily accessible - grin.

Teddy Boys, 1950s London

The Brits had the Teddy Boys - Edwardian drape coats, brothel creepers, razors blades, and quiffs.

Londoners take shelter during a German bombing during the Blitz. This photo is of Bethnal Green Underground Tube Station, which could accommodate up to 7,000 people during an air raid. #London | HauntedRooms.co.uk

Bethnal Green Ghosts

Chorus girls work on their high kicks on the roof of the Gaiety Theatre in London in 1920s London.  Picture: E. Bacon/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Picture gallery - Britain in the roaring twenties

Chorus girls work on their high kicks on the roof of the Gaiety Theatre in London in London. Vintage fashion style day dress shoes Picture: E.

1914  A Marks & Spencer store in Holloway, London  Photograph: Getty Images

1914 A Marks & Spencer store in Holloway, London Photograph: Getty Images Marks & Sparks

London 1981

London 1981 vintage fashion street style subculture does mod looks quadrophenia scooter men women leopard coat pointy shoes purse short twiggy hair

Customers in listening booths at an HMV record shop in London, June 20, 1958. How times have changed!

As the HMV shops became more and more successful, listening booths were installed so that customers could try before they bought. This shot comes from the London HMV store in

Smithfield meat market c.1915:"No Business transacted with Germans"

Smithfield meat market workers make their anti-German stance clear, "No Business transacted with Germans.

65 Photos Spanning Two Centuries Of Flooding In Britain - March 1947. Police officers rescue inhabitants in Clapton, East London after the River Lea broke it's banks

65 Photos Spanning Two Centuries Of Flooding In Britain

March Policemen in a rowing boat rescue inhabitants of Spring Lane, Clapton, London, where flood waters have reached alarming heights after the River Lea burst its banks.

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