London: A Souvenir. 25 copyright photographs with descriptive letterpress.
W. H. Watts:

London: A Souvenir. 25 copyright photographs with descriptive letterpress.

London and Tunbridge Wells: Photocrom Co. Ltd., n.d. [1911]. First edition. [ii] (decorative orange title page and Introduction), followed by the 24 sepia photographs, each c.160x210mm and mounted recto on brown card, with the descriptive text and a vignette on a facing sheet of glazed tissue. Inner edge of Tower of London photograph has a knock and a crease: all otherwise very good: photos bright and clear, perhaps half being lively populated scenes with vehicles. 240x310mm, in the original binding of green cloth, ruled and titled in red, with the 25th (and smaller) photograph mounted thereon, and presented as an album with a cord tie through the spine. The cloth is very discoloured, but with no mustiness or damage elsewhere. In the protected dust jacket of toned paper reproducing the design of the title page (Beefeaters, Tudor Roses, heraldic dragons..): this is stained and soiled with chips to the edges. VG- in G dust-jacket.
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