Knight's Guide to the Arrangement and Construction of Workhouse Buildings with notes and diagrams on the requirements and recommendations of the Local Government Board in regard to the erection of Poor Law Institutions
London Knight and Co. 1889
115pp + diagrams of work house layouts etc. Also c 12pp period ads printed on contrasting grey paper and including yellow end paper with adverts. Cloth with gilt titles. Very slightly rubbed at head and base of spine and corners else very good copy. Royal 8vo. Fascinating on the design of the buildings written at a time where approaches to the poor and under privileged were being addressed by the new class of professional architects in association with those in local government who were involved in the planning and regulation of housing and cities.