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Richmondshire

Bogg, Edmund

Editorial: James Miles and Elliot Stock, Leeds and London, 1908
Condición: VG+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
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The full title to this fine book is "Richmondshire: An account of its history and antiquities, characters and customs, legendry lore and natural history" which adequately explains the content. The book was published in Leeds and London in October 1908 and was a companion to the author's earlier work "The Vale of Mowbray." Richmondshire, is in the northern part of England and Bogg's history opens with a brief geological sketch contributed by Rev J C Fowler, followed by the first of three sections headed Richmondshire. The Wid Borderland and Wensleydale. The first section contains 14 chapters then concluding with a botanical contribution by F Arnold Lees, the second is 10 chapters and the third 16 chapters plus a botanical contribution by Lees. Bogg's extensive and detailed text is enhanced by about 239 illustratiions made up of b/w photos, some art and numerous delightful sketches of buildings, village settings, architectural detail, and points of interst in the district with some portraits and sketches local characters and notables, seven maps include one fold out In addition to being an important work of history "Richmondshire" is also a fine example of the high quality of the printing trade at the time it was produced. First edition of 1908, 696 pages followed by a seven page index. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos, art. sketches and maps. Green hard covers are VG with small bubble area lower front and top rear (these are unobtrusive), the front board is decorated with a castle image, black front page title is in a black ruled panel, the spine titles are gilt, botanical decoration to end papers, former owner name/address label top corner FFEP, small ink inscription "Leeds 1946" lower right corner FFEP, slight cracking at lower gutter at half title verso and title page (front board firmly attached), light scattering foxing preliminary pages front and rear, text block free from foxing, tight, clean and VG+. This is a heavy book at more than 1.3kg unpacked and would require additional postage for international delivery. Size: 23cm By 16cm. N° de ref. de la librería 005081

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Título: Richmondshire

Editorial: James Miles and Elliot Stock, Leeds and London

Año de publicación: 1908

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Ilustrador: Photos, Art, sketches/drawings and maps

Condición del libro:VG+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Edición: 1st.

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