London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1868. Charts and maps. New Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. Leather with blind- & gilt-stamping. Thick 8vo, red Morocco with five hubs and elaborate gilt decorations on spine and double-rule border on cover, illustrated with a few diagrams and maps, marbled endpapers and page-edges, vii, [viii] + 871 pages. 3 lbs 2 oz. Good / None. Item #5246
Fascinating collection of remarkable details found in mid-Victorian London . . . extending back for 19 centuries. An Excellent reference for Dickensians and lovers of London, Dickens and novelists, Sherlockians, and those fond of curiosa,. Arranged alphabetically by subject. First Edition appeared in 1855.
Solid copy with moderate wear to leather; slight weakening to gutters/hinges though they're holding quite well; uniform lmoderate age-toning to pages; the occasional speck or stain. Bookplate award for "Class I, 3rd Prize) on front pastedown.