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The Dark City, or Customs of the Cockneys by  Leander Richardson - First Edition - 1886 - from Recycled Records and Books and Biblio.com

The Dark City, or Customs of the Cockneys

by Richardson, Leander

Condition: Good Minus/No Dust Jacket


Boston: Doyle and Whittle, 1886 223pp. Wonderful illustration on front cover. Signature crack. Pages browned. Front hinge is partially open. Tips and spine ends are bumped and rubbed. Spine head has a small tear. Pages are heavily toned along the edges. Spine is cocked. Marginalia on many pages. Text is clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Minus/No Dust Jacket.
  • Bookseller: Recycled Records and Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 06908
  • Title: The Dark City, or Customs of the Cockneys
  • Author: Richardson, Leander
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Minus
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doyle and Whittle
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1886
  • Keywords: GREAT BRITAIN, IRELAND, SCOTLAND, WALES
  • Bookseller catalogs: Great Britain, Ireland, Scotland, Wales;

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