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.
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.