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Unknown London

by Bell, Walter G

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: Bodley Head, 1951. Fifth Impression. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Blue cloth boards with gilt spine lettering with London's seal on front board. With 39 illustrations including contemporary prints, plans, drawings, and a fold-out map. Previous owner's name and address on front free endpaper. A book plate on front pastedown. Head/heel of spine bumped. Dj has minor edgewear and rubbing. Spine sunned. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: Hermit Hill Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3771
  • Title: Unknown London
  • Author: Bell, Walter G
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Fifth Impression
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Bodley Head
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1951
  • Keywords: English History, Cities
  • Bookseller catalogs: Europe / European History;

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Cloth
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plate
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rubbing
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gilt
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sunned
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