Palace and hovel; or, Phases of London life, being personal observations of an American in London by day and night; with vivid illustrations of the manners, social customs, and modes of living of the rich and the reckless, the destitute and the
Palace and hovel; or, Phases of London life, being personal observations of an American in London by day and night; with vivid illustrations of the manners, social customs, and modes of living of the rich and the reckless, the destitute and the...
Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. Reprint of a book first published in 1870. Very clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 218 pgs. with illustrations from original edition. Dustjacket is quite clean (some light soiling to rear panel, unchipped, with one 1" closed tear at top edge of rear panel, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Great Britain.
Good. B0000CLX8H UK BASED SELLER-SHIPS DAILY ALL OVERSEAS SHIPPING VIA AIRMAIL. * PLEASE NOTE COVER MAY VARY TO ONE SHOWN*. ex library. usual markings. discolour to the front cover. marks to the back cover.
The dust jacket has minor damage, the boards are worn with bumping to the spine ends and corners. The pages are secure to the binding, the edges have tanning. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and is therefore over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after.
Very Good. 662 pages: illustrations, plates, frontispiece, map; 23 cm. Rebound, later cloth. Hardcover. Nice double page map of London. Good binding and cover. Illustrateed with 200 engravings and a map of London. 1870-1871.
'...Social Customs, and Modes of Living of the Rich and the Reckless, the Destitute and the Depraved, in the Metropolis of Great Britain. By Daniel Joseph Kirwan. Beautifully illustrated with Two Hundred Engravings and a finely executed Map of London. Published by subscription only. ' 662 pages, 200 illustrations (many full-page), calf, new cloth backstrip, covers rubbed, text and illustrations very good. There is an early bookplate inside the front cover "CLOUGH, From the library of Stephen Ellsworth Clow and Ruth Hazen Clow" with a coat of arms. The book measures approximately 6 by 9 inches and weighs approximately 2 pounds 10 ounces.
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