I picked this book up at the library the other day. It is fascinating and the photography is very good.
Talling is also responsible for the book/website “Derelict London”
If you Google “lost rivers of London” there are many other interesting bits and pieces, including a plan to revive these rivers.
Maybe I find it intriguing because I am currently blitzing through 13 episodes of “The Time Team” on DVD. I am history obessessed.