The History of Gambling in England. John ASHTON.

The History of Gambling in England.

Chicago, MI: Herbert S. Stone & Company, 1899. [Gambling] FIRST US EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.[8] viii, 286 [8]. In contemporary maroon half morocco by the Eagle Art Bindery, with raised bands, gilt titles to spine and marbled paper over boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed; marbled endpapers. Text block toned and a little brittle. Spine toned; light rubbing to binding, with some very gentle re-colouring to joints and corners. Very good. A very thorough treatment of the subject by the enormously prolific English social historian, curiously unknown today. Item #57150

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