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Philips' Handy-Volume Atlas of London A Series of Fifty-Five Sectional Maps (On a Scale of Three Inches to the Mile) of the County of London with Fourteen Special Maps and Plans, A Directory of Public Buildings, &c. and a Complete Index

By Unamed

1904

George Philip Son, Ltd : London

7" by 4.5"

 

 

 

 

DETAILS

A very scarce copy of Philips' Hand Volume Atlas of the the County of London

Fourth edition, revised and enlarged. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Collated incomplete. Lacking one map, that being plate 22. Also lacking pages 61-64 and 69-77 of the index to the rear of the volume. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Binding had failed, with pages loose, as expected with this particular work. Despite this, the work remains incredibly desirable. A charming atlas offering a comprehensive look into the city of London. Each map featured in the volume cover an area this expansive city, from the theatre district, to Kew Gardens to the Environs of London. This very scarce work is a delightful piece of London topography.

CONDITION

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally bumped to the head and tail of the spine, and also to the extremities. Spine is lightly fadined. Mark to the head of the front board. Light spots to the front and rear boards. Large crack to the rail of the rear joint, with the backstrip lifting. Front and rear hinges have failed. Previous owners ink inscription to the head of the front endpaper. Internally binding has failed with pages loose. Page are lightly age toned to the extremities. Several plates have small splits to the head and tail of the central joint, but each remain intact. Small pencil mark to the title page of one map. Overall the plate are in very good condition considering their binding.

Overall Condition: Good Only

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