By Frances Stackhouse Acton
Shrewsbury   Leake and Evans
11" by 9" 87, (2)pp.
A smart illustrated edition of this detailed account of the garrisons based around Shropshire during the Civil War.
By Frances Stackhouse Acton

1867 The Garrisons of Shropshire, During the Civil War, 1642-1648

Shrewsbury   Leake and Evans
11" by 9" 87, (2)pp.
A smart illustrated edition of this detailed account of the garrisons based around Shropshire during the Civil War.
£108.00
: 1kgs / : 880T73

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Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

Illustrated with frontispiece, title vignette, and twenty-six plates. Collated complete. A detailed account of the garrisons of Shropshire during the Civil War, with an outline of the war as relating to Shropshire, and sums paid by Royalists in Shropshire for compounding their estates. Garrisons referenced include: Apley Castle, Benthall House, Broncroft Castle, High Ercall, Ludlow, and Rowton Castle. Written and illustrated by Frances Stackhouse Acton, a British botanist, archaeologist, writer, and artist. With a newspaper article on The Royal Archaeological Institute at Southampton pasted to the rear of the book.

Condition

In the original full cloth binding. Externally, sound with rubbing resulting in minor loss to the extremities. Light fading to the spine and the odd mark to the board. Rear hinge starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean with the odd spot. Contemporary ink inscription and library bookplate to the front pastedown. Newspaper article pasted to the rear pastedown. Library ink stamp to the vignette title page and the reverse of the title page.

Very Good

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