By Tom Bradley
Leeds   Yorkshire Conservative Newspaper Co. "The Yorkshire Post"
8.5" by 5.5" xi, 251, (4)pp.
A first edition of this smartly bound illustrated volume on stage-coach travel in Yorkshire.
By Tom Bradley

1889 The Old Coaching Days in Yorkshire

Leeds   Yorkshire Conservative Newspaper Co. "The Yorkshire Post"
8.5" by 5.5" xi, 251, (4)pp.
A first edition of this smartly bound illustrated volume on stage-coach travel in Yorkshire.
£54.00
: 0.75kgs / : 909T48

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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding

First edition. Illustrated throughout. Published by the Yorkshire weekly post, this work provides a delightful record of old Yorkshire coaching days. Stagecoach travel was disappearing by the 1840s, and this work was intended as a record of old Yorkshire coaching times before their complete extinction. Comprised of expanded versions articles published in the newspaper, the work enumerates various routes in county and the exploits of the men who used its roads. Written and illustrated by Tom Bradley, an English journalist and illustrator.

Condition

Bound in full blue calf. Externally, smart with light rubbing and minor bumping to the extremities. Fading to the spine with the odd small mark to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright with the odd spot or handling mark. Age toning to the first and last few pages. A 1" closed tear to one of the advertisement pages to the rear with loss to the final page of advertising. Pencil inscriptions to the title page and advertisements.

Very Good

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