Dartford’s Capital River.
In blue laminated pictorial cover. A fine copy.
Paddle steamers, personalities and smallpox boats.
4to. 8.25 x 10.5 inches. 118 pp. This copy without the tipped in subscribers list at the end.
Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and plans, including frontispiece. Decorated by publisher's device on title page.
A fascinating study of the role of Dartford in the treatment of London's smallpox victims during the 19th century, particularly the role of one Dr Ricketts. The first edition was published by Barracuda Books, Buckingham in 1989.
[Stock No. 23977]