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Hobson, John Morrison

Some early and later houses of pity.

London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd 1926.

Reference: 3456
Price: £38 [convert currency]

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8vo. xi + (1) + 199 + (1)pp, engr frontis, 21 photo plates, 4 text ills. Pub cloth.

Although this book brings together information about older English hospitals and almshouses in general, its author’s principal interest is in the impressive 16th and early 17th century hospital buildings erected by Archbishops of Canterbury at Croydon, Surrey, and Guildford, Surrey.