Queen Square and the National Hospital 1860 - 1960 by Sir Ernest Gowers
1960. First Edition. 112 pages. Signed by the author. Pictorial dust jacket over red cloth. Flat signed with some corrections by Ernest Gowers to page VI. Contains black and white illustrated and photographic plates. Pages are mostly clean overall, with mild tanning throughout. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper and pastedown. Pages 107 - 110 are detached but still present. Plates are bright and clear, with some light tanning and foxing to edges. Boards have slight edge wear with corner bumping. Visible tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Book has a slight forward lean. Unclipped jacket. Panels have moderate edge wear with chips, tears and creasing. Visible tanning to spine. Black marks overall.