1926 Abbeys & Castles
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Colour Plates, Early Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding
Two volumes. Abbeys, 1926. Second impression, February 1926. Originally published August, 1925. A detailed guide to Abbeys across the U. K. with information on: Glastonbury, Abingdon, Evesham, Bodmin, Abbotsbury, Great Malvern, Dunster, Chepstow, Neath, Cleeve, Flaxley, and many more. Illustrated throughout with frontispiece, fifty-two plates, many in-text sketches, twelve folding plates, and a fold-out map to the rear. Collated complete. Written by Montague Rhodes James, an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge and Eton College. Castles, 1926. First edition, first impression. A detailed guide to Castles across the U. K. with information on: Castles of Wessex, Castles of the West Midlands, Devonshire and its Castles, Cornwall and its Castles, Castles of Wales, and much more. Illustrated throughout with coloured frontispiece, fifty-five plates, many in-text sketches, and a fold-out map to the rear. Collated complete. Written by Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman, a British military historian.
In the original quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, smart with light shelf wear and rubbing to the extremities. The odd mark to the board and light chipping to the extremities of Abbeys. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean with light spotting to the first and last few pages.
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