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A History of Gravesend and its Surroundings


Author/Editor: Alex. J Philip
Year: 1954
Publisher: Private publication. Wraysbury, Bucks
Binding: No binding
Size: 4to
Overall condition: Very Good
Book weight (kg): 0.906

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Republication (by subscription) as a second, enlarged edition of a work first published in 1914 (i-x, then 214 pages, compared with the first edition pagination of – xxi, 1-149). The original intention had been for a 4-volume work. Green cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, illustrations, Special Section with photographic reproductions of the Gravesend Charters. Related article (The Long Ferry by E C Watt, East Coast Digest and Greenwich Times, Vol 1 No 2) left laid in, together with some postcards showing some of the Gravesend ferries, including two car ferries. Condition: Boards a little rubbed at extremities, bibliographical note in pencil to front free end paper. The postcards are unused and in excellent condition.