This is a recent book we've added to our library. As the subtitle indicates, it provides a pictorial suvey of the urban streetcar systems that existed at the end of WW2 in France and continued to operate for at least a few more years. As generally in the western world, they were steadily replaced by buses. The only exceptions were those in Marseille, St Etienne and Lille. Of course, a few have been reinstated in more recent times.
Following a general introduction, rather in the style of our blog, each system is introduced with an extended pargraph, and the photos, including some nice big ones. Nearly all are b/w but there are 7 pages in color at the end. The book is in a slightly largely than A4 format and hardcover. There are no system maps.