W. Thornhill & Co. Oak Cased Set of Reference Directories c.1895

H: 17.5cm W: 32cm D: 25.5cm

An Oak latched Drop Front Cabinet, the engraved brass strip above engraved with the titles of the five reference directories comprising Army List, Postal Guide, Whitaker's Almanack & an especially fine Arts & Crafts designed cover & spine edition of Kelly's Handbook, all dated 1895, plus a 1905 edition of 'Webster's Royal Red Book' which had replaced the Bradshaw's Railway Guide. All volumes are in 'little used' condition, containing many fascinating, contemporaneous advertisements. The maker's name & address are stamped on the red leather blotter.

Stock Code: 9675
Web ID: 25150 - 30

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