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Tavern anecdotes, and reminiscences of the origin of signs, clubs, coffee-houses, streets, city companies, wards, &c. Intended as a lounge-book for Londoners and their country cousins. By one of the old school.

West, William.

Published by William Cole (pr. by G.H. Davidson), London, 1825
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First edition of this interesting, entertaining work, which includes an account of the earliest coffee-houses in London. 8vo. vi, 296 pp.; 1 plt. (lacking engr. t.-p. and frontis.) Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 24764.3; Von Hunersdorff & Hasenkamp, Coffee, 1607-08. Plain library cloth, spine stamped with title and shelving number, covers pressure-stamped by a now-defunct institution. Lacking the additional engraved title-page and the frontispiece. Front pastedown with binder's ticket and institutional bookplate; title-page and several others stamped; back free endpaper with pocket. Occasional pencilled annotations and scattered small spots. Bookseller Inventory # 9770

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Title: Tavern anecdotes, and reminiscences of the ...

Publisher: William Cole (pr. by G.H. Davidson), London

Publication Date: 1825

Edition: 1st Edition

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