By John Doran
London   Chatto and Windus
7.5" by 5.5" x, 344pp
A charming collection of entertaining papers by John Doran, describing the towns selected for the annual meetings of the 'British Association for the Advancement of Science'.
By John Doran

1882 Memories of Our Great Towns With Anecdotic Gleanings Concerning Their Worthies and Their Oddities.

London   Chatto and Windus
7.5" by 5.5" x, 344pp
A charming collection of entertaining papers by John Doran, describing the towns selected for the annual meetings of the 'British Association for the Advancement of Science'.
£55.00
: 1kgs / : 630M19

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Fine Binding, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Pleasing Copy, Rebound

John Doran was a renowned English editor and miscellaneous writer, who wrote a number of works dealing with the lighter phases of manners, antiquities, and social history. A New Edition, with thirty eight illustrations. Featuring a tipped in bookplate to the front pastedown awarded to a 'Florence Stammers' by Hammersmith High School for Girls, dated '1890'.

Condition

Rebound in a full polished calf binding with gilt embellishment to boards and spines. Externally, minor shelfwear to extremities. Fading to spine with slight loss to gilt. Slight marking to boards. Front hinge slightly strained, but still reasonably firm. Presentation bookplate tipped to front pastedown, dated 1890. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean with the odd spot only to first and last few pages.

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