Hogarth's London Social History 1909 Wheatley illustrated gilt pictorial bookBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Hogarth, London, Street Scenes, Scenes of Life, Social History).
Hogarth's London: Pictures of the Manners of the Eighteenth Century, by Henry B. Wheatley.
Published 1909, London by Constable and Company.
467 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Nicer than typical example, pleasing bright cover worthy of being displayed facing out on a book shelf.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt pictorial cover decorations
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 6 1/2" W.