Title: The Church Monthly: an Illustrated Magazine ...
Publisher: London: The Church Monthly" Office, 30 & 31, New Bridge Street, Ludgate Circus, E.C.
Publication Date: 1803
Book Condition: Very Good
1803 bound with 1804. Photographic portrait frontispiece. iv, 356 and iv, 380 printed pages. Unnumbered 4 page monthly Blackheath Parish magazine interleaved at 24 intervals throughout. Profusely illustrated with woodblock engraving some full-page. All edges red. 19 x 25 cm. contemporarary half black roan. Spine with gilt rules and lettering. Boards with dark blue floriate embossed pattern. Concerns impact of legislation such as the Education Act of 1902 on opening of new local schools (such as Green Lane School in November 1904) or the inspection of Combs Wood School in June 2004. Regular news from the missionary colonisation of Africa. Articles on invention and technology such as the Coast Guard, well-digging, the telegraph, early submarines and early motor cars (such as F.M. Holmes on The Motor Car & Its Story -"some folks say the vehicle of the future". Bookseller Inventory # 4289