Concise Guide to London

Concise Guide to London

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...to I p.m., and 5 to 9 p.m. Free Library and Reading-room, Camden Hall, Camden st., St. Pancras, N. Daily 5 to 10 p.m. Reading-room and lending library. Free Libraries. See British Museum Library. Free Library, Reading-room and Art Gallery, South London, 14?, Upper Rennington-ln., S. Daily 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (excepting Sat. morning); free lending library; lectures. French Newspapers, Reading-room, Leicester-sq., W. Guildhall Library, King-st, Cheapside. The property of the Corporation, conducted by a committee; originally founded by Sir Richard Whittington in 1426, refounded in 1824, and opened free 1873. It is open daily from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Readingroom adjoining contains chiefly works of reference. Observe the stained-glass historical windows; and in the corridors, Dutch prints, photographs of Burnham Beeches, old charters, medals, ancient watches and movements, etc. Guildhall School of Music, Exhibition-rd., South Kensington. Established by the Corporation of London for the purpose of supplying musical education. Guilds, London City. See City. Highbury Institute, Compton-avenue, Canonbury-rd., N. Nearest station, Highbury. Morning and evening classes for superior instruction. Separate ladies' morning classes for vocal and instrumental music. Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution. Lectures, evening classes. Library (6,000 volumes) and a reading room open from 9 a.m. to 10. p.m. King's College, near Somerset House, Strand. Instruction in evening. The sacred and secular classes, Oct. to June, by letter of introduction from the district clergyman, the student's employer, or other person known. Scholarships, exhibitions, and prizes. Library open 5.30 till 8 p.m. Theological evening classes, School of Practical Art, Wood, and Iron...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236770641
  • 9781236770646