COUNTY AND TOWN IN ENGLAND Together with Some Annals of…

COUNTY AND TOWN IN ENGLAND Together with Some Annals of Churnside. With an Introduction by Frederick York Powell.

Edition: First printing

London: Grant Richards, 1901. Smooth brown buckram, spine gilt lettered, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Presumed first issue binding. (xvi), 274, [2] + frontispiece map inserted. Mottled yellowing to endpapers, page edges yellowed, cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired, else a VG+ clean and unworn copy, no owner names. An uncommon book, posthumously published. Watters p. 600. "This book was put together by GA's friend F.Y. Powell from 44 essays (37 located) on local history and topography which according to his introduction 'were first printed in the Pall Mall Gazette, 1881-82' (sic: actually both there and in the St James's Gazette). Powell slightly edited the essays with small additions and alterations shown in square brackets in the text." - Peter Morton. ; Octavo

Book ID: 50737
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