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Book Description

A superb example of the original fragile sixpenny guide [issued two years before restoration of the chapel] to William the Conqueror's Royal Fortress and infamous State Prison used from 1100 to 1952 Elizabeth the first, Lady Jane Grey, Sir Walter Raleigh Guy Fawkes and the Kray twins were all "sent to the tower" Crown 8vo.44pps.Folding frontispiece, title-page vignette and nine inserted wood engraved plates from photographs plus advertisements to front and back. A remarkable survivor now widely reproduced.
Author HARMAN, Mr A.S.[Photographer]
Binding Original wrappers
Publisher LONDON; J. Wheeler 3 Bullstrode Street [and sold at the Armoury Ticket Office,Tower] 1874
Condition Near Fine

Price: £75.00

Offered by John L Capes

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