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Burke, Thomas (ed)

The book of the inn, being two hundred pictures of the English inn from the earliest times to the coming of the railway hotel.

London, Constable & Co. Ltd 1932.

Reference: 8279
Price: £6 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xxiv+401+(1)pp, incl. frontis, lacks (blank) front free end-paper. Publisher’s printed cloth, several minor marks, faint imprint of library stamp on front pastedown endpaper, upper part of half-title page detached, otherwise internally clean and fresh. Roderick Gradidge’s copy (bookplate, with some glue residue to half-title).

An anthology of “piquant morsels of prose” on the subject of the inn, including writings by John Bunyan, Charles Dickens, Henry Fielding, George Eliot and others.