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A comprehensive and vivid history of the capital from Anglo Saxon times to the reign of George II by prominent Victorian author and historian Walter Besant. Blue cloth covered board covers with author's name, title etc impressed in gilt and dome of St Paul's Cathedral impressed on front cover. Photo engraving of author, facsimile signature and biography inside front cover. 124 illustrations, mainly attractive engravings but with some photographs also interleaved in text. 32 page catalogue of publisher's works at end of book. Covers bumped to corners and spine and with some marking, especially to front. Owner's signature (1938) inside but text otherwise clean and binding tight. Some foxing to pages but overall in good condition for its age. Scarce.

Item details

Added value:
First edition 1892
Author(s):
Walter Besant
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
403
Publisher:
Chatto and Windus
Title:
London

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A comprehensive and vivid history of the capital from Anglo Saxon times to the reign of George II by prominent Victorian author and historian Walter Besant. Blue cloth covered board covers with author's name, title etc impressed in gilt and dome of St Paul's Cathedral impressed on front cover. Photo engraving of author, facsimile signature and biography inside front cover. 124 illustrations, mainly attractive engravings but with some photographs also interleaved in text. 32 page catalogue of publisher's works at end of book. Covers bumped to corners and spine and with some marking, especially to front. Owner's signature (1938) inside but text otherwise clean and binding tight. Some foxing to pages but overall in good condition for its age. Scarce.

Added value:
First edition 1892
Author(s):
Walter Besant
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
403
Publisher:
Chatto and Windus
Title:
London

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