By Fletcher Moss
Didsbury   Published by the Author from his Home The Old Parsonage
11" by 7.5" 392 [1]; 396 [2] pp
The first edition of volumes III and IV only of Fletcher Moss's richly illustrated guide to the old homes of England.
By Fletcher Moss

1906-1908 Pilgrimages to Old Homes

Didsbury   Published by the Author from his Home The Old Parsonage
11" by 7.5" 392 [1]; 396 [2] pp
The first edition of volumes III and IV only of Fletcher Moss's richly illustrated guide to the old homes of England.
£88.00
: 2kgs / : 907F24

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The first editions of volumes III and IV only of Fletcher Moss's work, which eventually extended to seven volumes.

Volume III, published in 1906, and simply titled 'Pilgrimages to Old Homes', describes Haddon Hall, Wardley Hall, Slade Hall, and others, with vignette and full page photographic images throughout.

Volume IV, published in 1908, is titled 'The Fourth Book of Pilgrimages to Old Homes', and includes discussion of Arundel Castle, Stonyhurst, Hardwick Hall, and a number of other country sears. Illustrated with vignette and full page photographic images throughout, photographed by James Watts.

To the rear of each volume appear advertisements for further works by the author.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth bindings. Bumping to back strip heads and tails. Boards bright. Front hinge of volume III strained and a touch tender. Closed tear to front free endpaper of volume III. Tide marks to tail of front pastedown and following nine leaves of volume IV, with some staining from the read of the boards to the tail of these leaves. Internally, firmly bound. Pages exceptionally clean and bright.

Very Good

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