Modern History of the City of London, Charles Welch, 1896
Modern History of the City of London; A Record of Municipal and Social Progress from 1760 to the Present Day. By Charles Welch F.S.A., Librarian to the Corporation of London. With Illustrations Drawn and Selected by Philip Norman F.S.A.
Published in London, by Blades East & Blades, 1896, first edition.
A burgundy cloth hardback, which has been rebound over a maroon cloth binding with the covers and spine label retained. The cover has the addition of a Conservative Club motif blind stamped and with with gilt. Covers are scuffed and bumped.
Condition is good overall. Green paper endpapers. Title page with tissue guard (with minor tears and creasing). Text pages are very good - nice and clean throughout. Dust toned vertical edges of text block due to rough cut edges. Top edge is gilt. All soundly bound. A well illustrated history of the City of London.
Text in English.
xi + Errata + 492pp.
Dimensions: Approximately 328mm high x 270mm wide x 48mm high.
Weight: Substantial - Approximately 3.4kg (unpacked).