The Health of Nations.
A Review of the works of Edwin Chadwick, with a Biographical Dissertation.London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1887 Stock Code: 141206
First edition of this condensed collection of the works of Sir Edwin Chadwick (18001890), the social reformer and civil servant.
2 volumes, octavo. Original dark red cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, edges red, dark brown endpapers.
Photographic frontispiece portrait to Volume I. 24 pp. of publisher's catalogue to rear of Volume II.
Ex-library set in very good condition; shelfmark stickers to lower spine, Brighton Public Library bookplates to front pastedowns, residue of a third plate to front free endpapers, Brighton Public Library stamps to recto of frontispiece and verso of title pages. Spines lightly sunned, extremities slightly rubbed and worn, boards a touch scuffed, joints cracked but holding, occasional minor spotting to prelims and endmatters.
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