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ID number:  WB-HC0912
Institution:  Winterbourne House and Garden
Named collection:  Winterbourne House Collection
Artist / Maker:  Dent, Robert K.
Title / Object name:  Old and New Birmingham: A History of the Town and its People by Robert K. Dent
Object type:  Book
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, West Midlands, Birmingham
Date made:  1880
Materials:  Paper
Measurements:  overall: 31.5 cm x 26 cm x 6 cm (H x W x D x Dia x Wt)

Old and New Birmingham: A History of the Town and its People by Robert K. Dent. Large hardback book with marbled endpaper. 'Eliza Brenfield' written in ink on inside front page. Published by Houghton & Hammond, Scotland Passage, Birmingham. Originally belonged to the Cadbury family. Handed to the donor during the dispersal of the library.

Notes:  Gifted to the donor by the Cadbury family from their small collection of books held at Fircroft College for the Avoncroft Trust, of which she was a Trustee for a while in the late 1990s. The Trust was wound down and responsibility passed to Fircroft College at which point the Cadbury Library was dispersed and she was allowed to choose what volumes she wanted.

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Dent, Robert K.

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