Smith’s History of Hyde ParkSKU: 9360
Smith’s History of Hyde Park
Date of publication:
Historical Recollections of Hyde Park, compiled and arranged from numerous authentic works, public records, private documents, &c. London: printed by John Smith… published by T. Hogg… 1836
Thomas Smith wrote a number of books on London history, including ‘A topographical and historical account of the Parish of St. Mary-le-bone’ (1833), in which he mentions that he was born in Marylebone, and books on the Yeomen of the Guard and Chelsea Hospital (1851 and 1852).
Condition & Materials
12mo. pp. x, 99, [i], with wood-engraved frontispiece and a number of text illustrations, light spotting at intervals; publisher’s cloth, title lettered direct to upper cover, upper joint renewed, wear to corners; ownership signature of John Garlo to front pastedown.