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WILLIAMS (Frederick Smeeton). Nottingham: Past and Present; Illustrated by Photographs.1877

Nottingham: R. Allen & Son, Limited, 4to (280 x 215 mm), [8], 64pp., plus one leaf of publishers' adverts, 28 mounted photographs (165 x 120 mm) of Nottingham street views, each with caption title in ink on lower margin, orig. green cloth, spine and upper cover decorated in gilt and black with a mounted photographic view of Nottingham Castle, re-cased, some minor fraying to head and foot of spine otherwise a very nice copy. Gernshiem describes a copy with 12 albumen prints and gives a date of 1875. In our copy page 64 notes that "While these sheets are passing through the press, an event of unusual interest has taken place in Nottingham. On Thursday, September 27th, 1877, the Foundation Stone of the new University College was laid." Inscribed on front free-endpaper "Mary Thorpe, with her brothers love and best wishes, January 20th 1882." Gernshiem, 601.

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