1886 - 1943 Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society
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This ten volume set contains; Vol XI, 1886-87. Including; ‘Transactions at Deerhurst’, ‘Notes on Saxon Architecture’ by J. C. Buckler, ‘The Saxon Chapel at Deerhurst’ by George Butterworth, ‘Cirencester Free Grammar School’ by E. A. Fuller, and more. With eleven plates. This volume is Part I of 1886-87, though it doesn't state so in the volume. One plate is misbound to the front of the book, with an errata slip asking binder to place the plate it Vol X opposite page 186. Vol XI, 1886-87. Including; ‘Transactions at Dursley’, ‘Ancient Church Embroidery in Gloucestershire’ by Mary Ellen Bagnall-Oakeley’, ‘Some Notes on Wresden, Uley’ by W. P. W. Phillimore, ‘Knights’ Fees in Gloucestershire’ by John Maclean, and more. With seven plates, three of which is coloured. This volume is Part II of 1886-87, though it doesn't state so in the volume. Vol XV Part I, 1890-91. Including; ‘Transactions at Bristol’, ‘Cirencester Castle' by E. A. Fuller, ‘Early Christianity in Gloucestershire’ by C. S. Taylor, ‘Seal of the Hundred of Langley, Glouc’ by J. Charles Cox, and more. With nineteen plates, and an errata slip bound in to the front, explaining that plate XIX was incomplete at the time of printing, and so was to be published in part II. Vol XIX Part I, 1894-5. Including; ‘Transactions at Ledbury’, ‘Spring Meeting at Bredon’, ‘A History of Kemerton’ by J. J. Mercier’, ‘Overbury Church' by C. Glynn, and more. With twelve plates. Vol XIX Part II, 1894-5. Including; ‘The Tallage of 6 Edward II’ by E. A. Fuller, ‘On the Discovery of Skeletons at the Barton’ by Ernest Whatley, ‘Haresfield: Manors and Church’ by J. Mellard Hall, and more. With nine plates. Vol XX Part I, 1895-6. Including; ‘Transactions at Monmouth’, ‘Monmouth Castle and Priory’ by H. E. Sheppard, ‘Raglan Castle’ by Joseph A. Bradney’, ‘Cirencester Documents’ by E. A. Fuller, ‘Henry V in Faction and in Fact’ by H. S. Kennedy-Skipton, and more. With ten plates. Vol XX Part II, 1896-97. Including; ‘The Will of Godfrey Giffard’ by J. Mellard Hall, ‘The Church Bells of Gloucestershire’ by H. B. Walters, ‘The Cotswolds in the Time of the Romans’ by A. T. Martin, ‘Cotswold in Saxon Times’ by C. S. Taylor, and more. With seven plates. Vol XXII, 1899. Including; ‘Transactions in the Nailsworth District’, ‘Heraldry of the Summer Meeting’ by F. Were, ‘Pleas of the Crown at Bristol in 1287’ by E. A. Fuller, ‘Some Curious Incidents in Bristol History’ by J. Latimer, and more, plus a pedigree of the Stephens family. With seven plates. Vol XXIII Part I, 1900. Including; ‘Roods and Rood-Lofts’ by F. F. Fox, ‘Heraldic Notes’ by F. Were, ‘St Nicholas’ Church Gloucester’ by M. H. Medland, and more. With twenty-seven plates and numerous in-text illustrations. Vol Sixty-Four, for 1943, issued December 1944. Including; ‘Gloucestershire Enclosure Acts and Awards’ by W. E. Tate, ‘Gloucestershire Militia Men in 1797’, ‘Bristol Wills and Documents’, transcribed by Arthur Sabin, ‘The Hiller Family of Cirencester from 1635’ by L. G. H. Horton-Smith, and more. With numerous in-text illustrations, and a folding plate of the Machen family tree. The Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society is a society concerned with history and antiques, based within Bristol and the country of Gloucestershire. It was founded in 1876, and is still running today. Their 'Transactions' also started publication 1876, publishing articles about the history and antiques in Bristol and Gloucester.
In the original publisher's paper wrappers. Externally, bumping has caused loss to the tail of the spines of Vols XI Part II, XV Part I, and XIX Part I, and to the head of the spine of Vol XI Part I. Split to the head of the spine of Vol XI Part II, lifting lighting, with some loss to the rear joint. Bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. Light edgewear to the extremities. Light fold to the rear wraps of Vols XX Part II, andl XV Part I. Small mark to the rear wrap of Vol XXIII Part I, and to the front wrap of Vol XXII. Light spotting to the wraps of Vol Sixty-Four, and a stamp to the fore edge of the front wrap. A touch of age-toning to the extremities of the wraps of the older volumes. Head of the front hinge of Vol XXII is lifting but remains secure. Vols XI (Part II), XX Part II, and XXIII Part I, are firmly bound, Vols XI (Part I), XIX Part II, XXII, and Sixty-Four are generally firmly bound, Vols XV Part I, XIX Part I, and XX Part I are strained in places. Pages are bright and clean, though Vol Sixty-Four has light spotting, mostly to the first and last few pages, and a mark to page 243. Pages to volumes XI (Parts I and II), XV Part I, XIX Parts I and II, XX Parts I and II, and vol XXII are uncut to the fore edge.
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