Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Usual library markings, light wear to ends of spine and tips of corners, some small whitish spots on covers. xvi, 385 p. : illus., fold. map.; 23 cm. Includes: Illustrations, Maps.
Fair. No dust jacket. There is bumping to the spine ends and board edges and corners, with discolouration and marks to the spine and boards. The pages are rough cut. The page edges are tanned with foxing creeping into the pages. There are smudges on quite a few pages. There is significant damage to the hinges and binding but the pages are attached. GRADED COMMENSURATE WITH AGE OF BOOK PLEASE BE AWARE THIS BOOK IS PRE 1965 AND THE GRADE WILL REFLECT ITS AGE. Major signs of wear and tear. Very well r.
Popular edition. HB. Neat rebinding in green cloth, with gilt titles to spine on red morocco panel, and cream endpapers. 395pp, plus publisher's catalogue. With b&w illustrations in text throughout, and fold-out illustration to front and fold-out map of the Fleet river at back. Clean covers with very slight cloth fade to spine. Three pencil marginal marks or underlinings to text, a few foxing spots. A Very Good+ copy/
ASHTON, John. THE FLEET, ITS RIVER, PRISON, AND MARRIAGES. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1888. 8vo. Publisher's cloth. Frontispiece, xvi, 39 pages. First edition. Being a history of the London's Fleet River and its environs, centering on th prison and famous (and infamous) marriages. Darkened, smudged cover, chippin to extremeties of spine, interior very good.
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