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SOCIETY FOR SUPERSEDING THE NECESSITY OF CLIMBING BOYS
[12th report of the Committee. 1827]
Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys, by encouraging a new method of sweeping chimneys, and for improving the condition of children and others, employed by chimney sweepers. Instituted on the fourth of February, 1803.
London: printed by C. Baldwin, and sold for the Society by Messrs. Baldwin Cradock and Joy, 1827.
16 p. ; 23.0 cm. (8°)

'Price One Shilling.' Contains the twelfth report of the Committee. The Society solicited the invention of devices to attempt to secure the reprieve of the climbing boys. George Smart designed an apparatus for the purpose in 1803 improved by Joseph Glass in 1828.

Copy Notes C19th plain blue paper wrappers bound in, the upper inscribed in ink 12th. Report / of the Committee of the / Society for superseding the / Necessity of Climbing Boys / 1827.

Binding Bound in a numbered series of late 19th century half calf pamphlet volumes. (Archive, Trustees' Minutes 18 June 1866). With binder's stamp 'Bound By Mansell' on front pastedown.

Reference Number 3325


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