London: Gee & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1913. First Edition. Hardcover 16mo (18.5 x 12.5cm); pp. [2, blank], 780 [2, blank]; red leather spine and contrasting pink leather covered boards; lettering on the spine and emblem on the front cover in gilt; marbled edges and endpapers.
Head and tail of spine as well as corners are gently bruised; head, tail, occasional small sections on the spine and hinges are gently rubbed; 3mm section of sunning where the pink of the covers meets the red leather on the spine; marbling on the top edge is perhaps a little dull; light spotting to the verso of the endpapers, first two and last five pages, otherwise mostly clean and bright throughout. Item #1343
A handsomely bound volume containing, as the title suggests, a comprehensive list of the members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1913. Also loosely inserted, an affectionately signed photograph. Yes, even accountants have their devoted darlings.