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Edited and Introduced by Christopher Hibbert. Brown cloth boards, busy printed design to front, gilt and black titles. Sepia photo plates. Top edge pale brown/grey. Fourth printing. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed to sides.
MEMORIALS OF MILLBANK AND CHAPTERS IN PRISON HISTORY
Written by Arthur Griffiths. Illustrated by R Goff; Arthur Griffiths.
Stock no. 1821007
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1884. Almost very good condition.
Written by the Deputy Governor of Millbank Prison at the time. Blue/green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. 468 pages plus 40 pages of publisher adverts to rear. Top of spine frayed with loss, base of spine lightly worn. Cloth to rear board bubbled (air pockets between board and cloth). Joints cracked. Text block browned. One or two grubby marks internally. WH Smith Esq Library stamp embossed to prelims. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of half-title page. A few foxspots present.
Dark green/blue cloth with white titles. Statistics of the Administrative County of London, and of the public services carried on therein; together with certain statistics of the adjacent districts. Ex-lib with usual markings and stamps to prelims. Spine browned and worn to top & tail. Boards bumped at edges. New endpapers. Text block browned.
Dark green/blue cloth with white titles. Statistics of the Administrative County of London, and of the public services carried on therein; together with certain statistics of the adjacent districts. Ex-lib with usual stamps and markings to prelims. New endpapers. Spine browned and worn to tail. Rear board scuffed, front board has bump to vertical edge. Text block browned and grubby.
ARTFUL DODGERS: YOUTH AND CRIME IN EARLY NINETEENTH-CENTURY LONDON
Written by Heather Shore.
Stock no. 1821004
Published by The Royal Historical Society; The Boydell Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Studies in History series. The early nineteenth century witnessed an increasing concern about the incidence of juvenile crime. Youthful delinquency was not new, but it was not until then that the foundations were laid for a juvenile justice system which would serve, with amendments, for the next century and more... Grey cloth boards, red title to spine. B/w frontis. ISBN: 0861932420.
Exhibiting the most rare and remarkable objects of interest in the Metropolis; with nearly sixty years' personal recollections. A New Edition, corrected and enlarged. Originally published in 1867, this is a reissue of the new edition. Blue cloth boards, silver title and decoration to spine. 871 pages including index. Boards a little scuffed. Text block a little grubby, minor foxing.
The most comprehensive reference book on London ever published. Revised edition. Pictorial cardwraps. xii and 1060 pages including index. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333576888. 7th printing. Spine faded with creasing to top & tail. Text block slightly grubby.
THE LONDON COMPENDIUM: EXPLORING THE HIDDEN METROPOLIS
Written by Ed Glinert.
Stock no. 1821000
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Revealing the glorious and enthralling secret history of London as it has never been shown before. Organized area by area, street by street, there is an entry for every significant building, place and road, both past and present. Blue cloth boards, white title to spine. ISBN: 0713996889. Pages browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
The story of the Messina Reign of Vice in London. Autobiography of the author's life as a prostitute. Blue cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. SIGNED with gift inscription in red biro to front pastedown but may not be the author's writing. Some of the writing and foxing to the dustwrapper has bled through to the covers. Text block browned. A few marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners with tiny loss, 2" loss to lower spine edge of rear panel, rear panel is heavily foxed.
Publication No. 42: Pastterson Smith Reprint Series in Criminology, Law Enforcement, and Social Problems. Reprinted from the seventh London edition, 1806. Burgundy cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0875850421. Boards lightly scuffed. Corners bumped. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned.
Second Edition. Beige cardwraps. Stapled binding. 39 pages. ISBN: 0806315636.
Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, vignette to front. B/w illustrations to text and 13 full page b/w illustrations. Cloth boards nice and bright, corners lightly bumped. Foxing to prelims and text block. Browning to endpapers.