Introduction by Sir W. Wilson Jameson. Over 30 chapters covering subjects such as the evolution of public health law, the training and duties of sanitary inspectors, powers of entry to and inspection of premises, housing, the hygiene of buildings, natural lighting, water, ventilation, workplaces, food control, dis-infestation, canal boats and a glossary of building terms. Over 90 illustrations. Pagination: xxii + 528 pages including index.
Burgundy-coloured cloth boards with gilt lettering and ruling to front cover and spine and blind-stamped border to covers.
Very good condition for a second-hand book: very light bumping to cover corners and spine ends, light bowing to rear cover along top and bottom edges; fore edge of pages 525 to 528 rough-cut at bottom corners where previously uncut, otherwise internally fine given age of book.