Taxi!

The Story of the London Cab

As much a landmark of London as Big Ben, it’s no wonder the traditional taxi has become known as the ‘London Cab’ – even though these taxis are used all around the world. Here’s the complete story from Hansom cab to the latest TX1 models.

Synopsis


As much a landmark of London as Big Ben, it’s no wonder the traditional taxi has become known as the ‘London Cab’ – even though these taxis are used all around the world. Here’s the complete story from Hansom cab to the latest TX1 models. Here, too, is the inside story of the cabbie’s life, from ‘doing the knowledge’ to the reality of running a cab on a daily basis. A fascinating book for anybody who uses or drives taxis and a great souvenir of a visit to the UK.

About the author


Malcolm Bobbitt is a freelance writer who mainly chooses to write about automotive subjects. With several books to his credit he also contributes to a number of magazines. An avid motoring enthusiast, Malcolm owns two classic British-built Citroens, a Traction Avant and an early DS, as well as a Fiat 500c Topolino. Living in Cumbria on the edge of the Lake District, the author's other interests include walking, travel, industrial and transport archaeology, classical music, fine wines and collecting motoring books.

eBook details

eISBN: 978-1-845844-70-7 • eV number: eV4470 • Published: December 2011 • Language: English • Digital edition: First Digital Edition. Base eBook price* : £11.99 / $18.99 / €13.99 (vendors may set their own prices, so actual prices may vary).
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Original book info

V255 • Paperback • • £15.99 • 144 pages • pictures • ISBN: 978-1-903706-55-8 • UPC: 6-36847-00255-8. Price subject to change, P&P extra.

Taxi!

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