Smith’s History of Marylebone

£375.00

A topographical and historical account of the Parish of St. Mary-le-bone: comprising a copious description of the public buildings, antiquities, schools. With biographical notices of eminent persons. London: printed and published by John Smith 1833.

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Smith wrote a number of books on London history, including ‘Historical Recollections of Hyde Park’ (1836) and books on the Yeomen of the Guard and Chelsea Hospital (1851 and 1852). In the present work he mentions that he was born in Marylebone.

Condition & Materials

8vo. pp. 319 [i] + 6 single-page lithographic plates by Edward Hassell and black and white folding map, all locally printed on Great Castle Street by Jeremie Graf and James Lewis Soret; spotting to plates. Early green ribbed cloth, probabaly a publisher’s binding. Old ownership signature of Edward Gane on the title-page.

References

OCLC 1986604; Hyde, London Parish Maps No 456.

Title

Smith’s History of Marylebone

Author(s)

SMITH, Thomas

Illustrator(s)

Edward Hassell, map by Jeremie Graf & James Lewis Soret

Publisher

SMITH, John

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1833

Binding

contemporary cloth