L’Estrange, The Rev. A.G. The Palace and Hospital or, Chronicles of Greenwich. 2 volumes, frontispiece illustration to both vols, engraved title pages (occasional light spotting and occasional tearing with loss to blank margins-not affecting next). Publisher’s blue pictorial cloth, gilt (cloth worn, stained, joints splitting, inner hinges split). 8vo. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1886.
Provenance: Edward Riddle (inscription front endpapers). Old W.H. Smith Subscription Library paper label to front pastedowns. WH Smith Subscription Library: Readers were able to borrow books from the WH Smith Subscription Library- collecting them from a railway station bookstall and then returning them to a different bookstall when they reached their destination. The service ran from 1860 until 1961.
Scarce. Please see photo for condition.