Omnibus : a social history of the London bus

Lawrence, David, ed. (2014) Omnibus : a social history of the London bus. London, U.K. : London Transport Museum. 292p. ISBN 9781871829235


Packed with over 440 illustrations, the book traces the rise of the omnibus from its humble origins as a horse bus through its journey over the course of 200 years to become a world famous and much loved symbol of London. The book's contributing authors explore a range of diverse and engaging subjects over 14 chapters including service at the Front , technological innovation and the representation of the bus in popular culture.

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