1/ Liverpool Mercantile Merchant City- this book formed the basis of Liverpool's successful application to
be registered as one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. Description and
pictures of all the buildings within the listed zones plus much more on
the history of the city.
2/ Discover Liverpool - an eminently readable book about the city. Based around 7 themed tours of the city. New updated paperback edition out now.
3/ Pevsners' Liverpool - the book on Liverpool's architecture and the history surrounding its buildings. Brought up-to-date by Joseph Sharples.
4/ Liverpool 800-
commissioned and written for Liverpool's 800th anniversary in 2007,
this book covers the entire 800 years since King John gave us our
Letters of Patent in 2007.
5/ Pool of Life: The Story of Liverpool in Caricatures
- Well researched book on some of Liverpool's most famous citizens
through the centuries accompanied by John Minnions wonderful caricatures
all the way through.