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The Correspondance between Queen Victoria and Her Daughter Victoria, Empress of Germany, 1858-1901. Selected and introduced by Andrew Roberts. Blue cloth boards with elaborate blocked design to front board and spine, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. A couple of minor marks to vertical edge of text block. Else contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is grubby, scuffed, knock with small nick to one open edge, opposite end of same edge has 1" split.
VICTORIAN GIANTS THE BIRTH OF ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Written by Phillip Prodger. Illustrated by Julia Margaret Cameron; Lewis Carroll; Clementina Hawarden; Oscar Rejlander.
Stock no. 1326248
Published by National Portrait Gallery. 1st 2018. Very good condition.
Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photographs throughout. 239 pages. ISBN: 9781855147065. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine.
A Social, Historical, and Architectural Study of Housing in Glasgow. The development of the tenement from its origins in the 17th century to its finest expression during the industrial expansion of Victorian Glasgow. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and sketches. ISBN: 0550203524. Text block browned. Surface paper damage to top of front pastedown (see photo). A few marks to endpapers else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little grubby.
FIVE PER CENT PHILANTHROPY: AN ACCOUNT OF HOUSING IN URBAN AREAS BETWEEN 1840 AND 1914
Written by John Nelson Tarn.
Stock no. 1826841
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A history of working-class housing, tracing the social, political and moral arguments which defeated laissez-faire and eventually produced a public policy on housing. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, illustrations and plans. ISBN: 0521085063. Minor fading to top edge of boards. Text block browned. A few minor foxspots. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn.
HOUSE AND HOME IN THE VICTORIAN CITY: WORKING-CLASS HOUSING 1850-1914
Written by M.J. Daunton.
Stock no. 1826840
Published by Edward Arnold. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Studies in Urban History 7. The house as a place or residence and the house as a source of revenue. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0713163844. Spine & corners lightly bumped. Text block lightly browned, contents clean. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, scuffed and has publisher's price label to rear panel.
ROTHSCHILD BUILDINGS: LIFE IN AN EAST END TENEMENT BLOCK 1887-1920
Written by Jerry White.
Stock no. 1826839
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
History Workshop Series. Rothschild Buildings were typical of the 'model dwellings for the working classes' which were such an important part of the response to late-Victorian London's housing problem. Dark grey/blue mottled boards with gilt title to spine. B/w plans and photos. ISBN: 071000429X. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Minor score mark to front endpaper is also imprinted on prelims (tiny), A few minor marks to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut and faded to spine.
Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, General Gordon. Introduced by Michael Holroyd. Green and gold pictorial cloth, white title block to spine. Colour illustrations. A lovely copy, appears unread. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and also has a small mark to one edge.
A History of England series. Various essays. Introduced by Asa Briggs. Blue cloth, gilt decorations, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. Third printing. A clean copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few scuffs from shelf wear.
Compiled by Hudson. Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to corners and scuffing to covers. Contents fine. Slipcase is bumped at corners and faded to edge of front panel, mark to lower edge.
Black boards, gilt titkle to spine. 207 numbered pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950338621. Spine slightly bumped and some slight marking to covers. Contents are browned with foxing. Dustwrapper is edge edge worn/creased with some tape repairs on verso.
William White (1825-1900) was one of the leading architects in Victorian England. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781904965268. Base of spine bumped and corresponding crease to dustwrapper. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded. Else a very nice copy.
GOERGIAN AND VICTORIAN CARLISLE: LIFE, SOCIETY AND INDUSTRY
Written by Sydney Towill.
Stock no. 1825440
Published by Carnegie Publishing Ltd.. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Analyses the industrial and historical development of Carlisle through the most important period of its development. Deep yellow cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1859360394. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and scuffed to rear panel. Includes a relevant newspaper clipping.