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Sir James Reckitt - A Memoir (First Edition 1927)

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Faber & Gwyer 1927. First edition hardback with no dust jacket in fair/ acceptable condition - some marking/fading to boards/ spine and wear/ bumping to top and bottom of spine and bumping to corner edges. Pages are clean with foxing to end papers. Side and bottom edge of text block is rough cut. Some light damage to binding at pages 80/81.

SIR JAMES RECKITT A MEMOIR by Major Desmond Chapman-Huston.
A memoir published in 1927 of the manufacturer and philanthropist James Reckitt. Born in 1833 into a Quaker family, he inherited a thriving starch and blue business from his father Isaac which he expanded by the introduction of boot polish production. He was involved in many charitable works in Hull and East Yorkshire including the establishment of a Garden Village for his workers. The Sir James Reckitt Charity is still in existence today.

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Author(s):
Major Desmond Chapman-Huston.
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
15cm by 23cm by 4cm
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
350
Publisher:
Faber & Gwyer
Title:
Sir James Reckitt - A Memoir (First Edition 1927)

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Faber & Gwyer 1927. First edition hardback with no dust jacket in fair/ acceptable condition - some marking/fading to boards/ spine and wear/ bumping to top and bottom of spine and bumping to corner edges. Pages are clean with foxing to end papers. Side and bottom edge of text block is rough cut. Some light damage to binding at pages 80/81.

SIR JAMES RECKITT A MEMOIR by Major Desmond Chapman-Huston.
A memoir published in 1927 of the manufacturer and philanthropist James Reckitt. Born in 1833 into a Quaker family, he inherited a thriving starch and blue business from his father Isaac which he expanded by the introduction of boot polish production. He was involved in many charitable works in Hull and East Yorkshire including the establishment of a Garden Village for his workers. The Sir James Reckitt Charity is still in existence today.

Author(s):
Major Desmond Chapman-Huston.
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
15cm by 23cm by 4cm
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
350
Publisher:
Faber & Gwyer
Title:
Sir James Reckitt - A Memoir (First Edition 1927)

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