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Capper, W. Bently (ed)

Licensed houses and their management: the trade encyclopædia. A practical work for hotel-keepers, innkeepers, licensed victuallers, wine and spirit merchants, off-licence holders, club secretaries, club stewards, caterers, etc.

London, Caxton Publishing Company nd (1923).

Reference: 8281

Full Description

8vo. 3 vols. xvi+252pp, text ills, photo frontis, (14) photo plates ; xii+278pp, photo frontis, (14) photo plates ; xii+300pp, photo frontis, (18) photo plates. Publisher’s cloth. Slight crease to corner of some pages of first volume, 1 plate and 1 text leaf creased in vol. 3, slight yellowing to plates, otherwise good. Ink ownership stamps on front free endpapers or half-titles. Roderick Gradidge’s copy (bookplates, slight adhesion to dustwrappers).

First edition of this comprehensive guide to running licensed drinking establishments of all kinds, including advice on the heating, ventilation and lighting of premises, with photographic illustrations of the interiors of contemporary inns and hotels.