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The London Friends' Meetings … 1869 FIRST QUAKERS meeting houses Beck, Ball

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William Beck and T. Frederick Ball, The London Friends' Meetings : Showing the Rise of the Society of Friends in London; Its Progress, and the Development of Its Discipline; with Accounts of the Various Meeting-Houses and Burial-Grounds, Their History and General Associations, London. F. Bowyer Kitto, 1869, First Edition. Red or maroon cloth with blind-stamped borders on covers and gilt lettering on spine, red edges, red-brown endpapers, 8vo (21 cm), xii,396 pp with appendices (no index), 2 fold-out charts. Histories of Friends (Quaker) meetings around London, "Compiled from Original Records and Other Sources," including anecdotes and social history, from statistics on occupations and marriages to extracts of food prices and travel costs. Good/no DJ: covers bumped and rubbed, spine faded, sticker on spine and po writing on endpapers (church library), small sticker residue on front pastedown, cracked behind half-title and rear joint cracked, minor pencil markings, pages fairly crisp.