Burdett, Henry C.
Title HOSPITALS AND ASYLUMS OF THE WORLD (VOLUME II) Asylum Construction with Plans and Bibliography
Edition First Edition
Publisher London J & A Churchill 1891
Seller ID 6593
This is an ex-library hardcover book in leather and cloth. The book dates from 1891. There are many illustrations in black and white from a few related to furniture to several architenctural layouts of a complete hospital. There are 348 pages, including 22 listed illustrations. The binding is maroon leather and cloth with a cross in gilt on the front cover and a dulled title in gilt on the spine. There is also a call number on the spine. The binding is tight. There are beveled edges with some scuffing to the corners. There is a library plate on the front pasted down end paper. The first couple of pages have a pinpoint performation with the name of the library. There is a stamp and writing on the copyright page. The rear end papers are free of writing, but have some soiling. The binding is tight. The paper can be brittle, the first blank page is loose. The maps are in good condition except for one which has some closed tears on the fold of the illustration. One plate may be missing or bound in on the wrong page. The bottom edges have been stamped with the name of the former library. There is very lengthy 'Asylum Bibliography' and an Index. The sub-title is Their Origin, Historym Construction, Administration, Management, and Legislation. With Plans of the Chief Medical Institutions Accurately Drawn to a Uniform Scale. In addition to all of Hospitals of London in the Jubilee Year of Queen Victoria's Reign. ; 8vo; 348 pages
Architecture Hospitals Asylums