The Fleet: Its River, Prison and Marriages

By: Ashton, John

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Illustrated pale mauve boards (no d/jkt); somewhat worn and marked. Backstrip darkened and worn, with small losses, but boards and backstrip intact. Stitched binding partially exposed in a couple of places, so binding intact, but a little weak. Bookplate on front pastedown. Fold-outs and front and rear (the mouth of the Fleet, ca 1765, and a plan of the Fleet following its route from Hampstead Heath, through Kentish Town and King's Cross down to the Thames. B/w illustrations. The Fleet is one of the great lost rivers of London. Long-used as little more than an open sewer, by the time this book was published it had been safely buried underground, its name commemorated in Fleet Street. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 385 pages

Title: The Fleet: Its River, Prison and Marriages

Author Name: Ashton, John

Categories: London,

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1888

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 32583

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