London: Alexander Strahan, 1867. First Edition. Small Octavo. Item #007103
480 pp. The author examines the chairtable houses and societies in Europe. Those charity homes for children, the disabled and the elderly. Bound in brown pictorial gilt cloth depicting a scene of helping a fallen man, spine and all edges gilt. Spine levenly faded, contemporary owner's name in pencil. A lovely copy, nearly fine.