Title Knight's Cyclopedia of London [London, England]
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
Publisher London Charles Knight 1851
Seller ID 000450
London: Charles Knight, 1851. First Edition. Reddish blind-embossed cloth hardcover with gilt title on spine. Measures 5-3/4" x 9" tall. 860 pp. with dozens of illustrations and floor plans of significant places in London. Meant as a travel guide for a visitor, the 'Cyclopedia of London' contains history and tips for the visitor to London. Overall, good condition, with flaws noted: Corners, edges and head / tail of spine bumped and rubbed. Outer spine sunned; light creasing to first 25-30 pages (a binder's error). Front inner gutter cracked; binding partially cracked within center (around page 480). Outer spine gilt title very bright and readable. Internally clean and tight binding.