BEAMES, Thomas.

THE ROOKERIES OF LONDON: Past, Present, and Prospective. 1850.
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Author BEAMES, Thomas.
Title THE ROOKERIES OF LONDON: Past, Present, and Prospective.
Published London.Thomas Bosworth. 1850. 1850
Stock Code 3310
Description Engraved vignette on title and two full-page engraved plates. xii, 264, 17[18]pp. additional item: Public Baths and Wash-Houses. Suggestions for Building and Fitting Up Parochial or Borough Establishments, with detailed calculations of the working expenses and earnings of such establishments. Committee for Promoting the Establishment of baths and wash-houses for the Labouring classes. Rivington & Co. 1850. Price Sixpence each; or 30s p 100. The works bound together in original red cloth gilt with the title of the first work on the spine and upper cover. Octavo. First edition. Corners knocked and a little worn; spine splitting and very worn with loss to head and heel - needs rebacking and the spine laying down. Small bookplate; newspaper cuttings stuck to rear endpapers; some spotting here & there; ownership inscription: 'The Countess of Orford March 1851.'It most unusual to find copies of this scarce book issued with the additional work on public baths.