Explore Collections Explore The Collections
You are here: CollectionsOnline  /  Practical information presented to the public by the Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys; with a description of Glass's improved machinery for cleansing chimneys, and a list of subscribers.
  • Image Not Yet Available
SOCIETY FOR SUPERSEDING THE NECESSITY OF CLIMBING BOYS
Practical information presented to the public by the Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys; with a description of Glass's improved machinery for cleansing chimneys, and a list of subscribers.
London:, printed for the Society, by Bagster and Thoms. And to be procured of the Secretary,, 1828.
16 p. : wd-engr. illus. ; 21.5 cm. (8°)

Dated at head of p. [3] 'December, 1828.' Price at foot of imprint: '6d. each, or 36s. per hundred.' The wood-engraving is reprinted from the Society's Observations on the cruelty of employing climbing-boys in sweeping chimneys, 1828 (q.v.).

Copy Notes With a covering letter to Soane by P.J. Heisch dated 22d Nov. [1829?] tipped-in at the front. Bound first in a collection of pamphlets including the Society's Observations and the thirteenth report of the Committee (q.v.).

Binding C19th half dark green hairsheep, blind double-rule borders, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, gilt-lettered 'Climbing / Boys'. Numbered '94' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 3324

Additional Names Heisch, P. J.; Glass, Joseph (1791/2--1867)

If you have any further information about this book,
please contact us:

books@soane.org.uk