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Green and gilt patterned cloth with gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. Colour illustrations. 676 pages. Book is fine. Publisher's slipcase has a mark to rear panel, is slightly scuffed on base and has a tiny dint to top edge.
A History of England series. Various essays. Blue cloth, gilt decorations, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is faintly scuffed.
Compiled by Hudson. Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Lower corners lightly bumped else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly bumped at corners and a little scuffed.
The predessesors of the future Territorial Army. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781783314850. Light scuffing to rear cover. Contents fine.
Introduction by Roy Strong. Illustrated in colour. Fold-out genealogical tree to rear. Minimal bumping to top of spine. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which has some light scuff marks, a black mark to one side of the opening and some surface paper damage to one edge of spine.
Political Policing, Public Order, and the London Metropolitan Police. Contributions in Criminology and Penology Number 7. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0313244375. Boards clean. Damp stain to front pastedown and crinkled pages due to damp throughout. Pages are clean, if crinkled.
THE CRIMINAL PRISONS OF LONDON AND SCENES OF PRISON LIFE
Written by Henry Mayhew; John Binny.
Stock no. 1820961
Published by Frank Cass & Co. Ltd.. 1971. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The courts and institutions of legal London. An important contribution to our understanding of Victorian attitudes to crime and punishment. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 634 pages ISBN: 0714614114. Ex-lib with usual markings and labels. Price-cut black pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed and scuffed.
A FRENCHMAN SEES THE ENGLISH IN THE 'FIFTIES
Written by Francis Wey; Valerie Pirie.
Stock no. 1820761
Published by Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd.. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Translated from the French of Francis Wey by Valerie Pirie. M. Francis Wye paid a visit or two to England shortly after the Great Exhibition of 1851. In reading how our mid-Victorian forefathers lived, we have the further piquancy of seeing them through a Frenchman's eyes... Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Title to spine faded. Front hinge pulled. Damp stain to gutter edge of prelims. All plates present. Text block browned. Small brown mark to top margin of some pages. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn, slight loss at corners and spine, grubby and browned, large closed tear on front flap fold.
TWICE ROUND THE CLOCK: OR THE HOURS OF THE DAY AND NIGHT IN LONDON
Written by George Augustus Sala; Philip Collins.
Stock no. 2134030
Published by Leicester University Press. 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A fascinating portrait of the London scene and details of Victorian life. With an introduction by Collins. The Victorian Library Series. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718550080. A few small knocks along cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut with damp marking along bottom edge of spine and front panel; a few small nicks.
B/w photographs from the Francis Smith collection of mid-Victorian times. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1859377726. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.
Compiled by Hudson. Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase in very good condition.
Compiled by Hudson. Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear.