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The New Survey of London Life and Labour. [Complete set with all maps present]. H S TOYNBEE'S ['TOYNO'S'] SET
P S King, 1930[-1935]. 9 vols., [7 text volumes and 2 map cases], 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with a fine portrait frontispiece in photogravure (original tissue guard present), 6 folding maps on japon as frontispieces, a double-page map on japon, 6 folding maps on japon, a large folding chart on japon, 13 large folding maps on japon (a number coloured in outline) in two separate map cases, and numerous charts and diagrams (many full-page) in the text; original navy blue buckram, upper boards blocked in gilt, gilt backs, a near fine set. THIS SET WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF HUGH STANLEY TOYNBEE AND BEARS HIS GREEN TYPOGRAPHICAL BOOKPLATE ON FRONT PASTE-DOWNS AND NEAT PRESS-MARK ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPERS. The set comprises Vol. I: Forty Years of Change; Vol. II: London Industries I; Vol. III: Social Survey I - Eastern Area; Vol. IV: Maps I; Vol. V: London Industries II; Vol. VI: Social Survey II - Western Area'; Vol. VII: Maps II; Vol. VIII: London Industries III; Vol. IX: Life and Leisure. Hugh Stanley Toynbee was a Fellow of the Royal Economic Society, and of the Economic History Society. Universally known as 'Toyno', he worked for the British Journalists' Union for over forty years. COMPLETE SETS ARE EXTREMELY SCARCE. A SET IN THIS CONDITION AND WITH THIS PROVENANCE IS EXCEPTIONAL. . Catalogs: topography: london.
      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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