The History of Banbury
By Alfred Beesley
1841 - London - Nichols and Son
9" by 5.5, xvi, 667 pp
An indepth history of Banbury including historical and antiquarian notices of the neighbourhood.
Beautifully illustrated throughout with a subscriber's list to the front of the text.
Alfred Beesley (1800-10 April 1847) was an English topographer and poet.
In a half calf binding. Externally, rather worn to extremities and rubbing to the boards. there is some damage to the front joint. Internally, firmly bound, though with spotting throughout and a previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, bearing the name William Marshall.
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