By Samuel Bagshaw
Sheffield   Printed for the Author by G. Ridge
7" by 4" [4], 712, x; [2], 662, vii, [1pp.]
A scarce, nineteenth century directory presenting the history of Kent, bound in a rebacked full calf.
By Samuel Bagshaw

1847 History, Gazetteer and Directory of the County of Kent

Sheffield   Printed for the Author by G. Ridge
7" by 4" [4], 712, x; [2], 662, vii, [1pp.]
A scarce, nineteenth century directory presenting the history of Kent, bound in a rebacked full calf.
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Description

First Edition, Leather Binding, Scarce

Bound in full calf with boards rebacked and spine labels preserved.

Two volumes. Lacking the folding map.

Dated using Jisc, from copies of the work held at the British Library.

A fascinating and comprehensive nineteenth-century guide to the history of the county of Kent, a general survey of the county including copious amounts of historical, statistical, topographical, commercial, and agricultural information. Also including population data and information on public institutions, charities, magistrates, and public offices.

Written by Samuel Bagshaw, who wrote a number of similar directory's surrounding other areas of British local interest.

With a facsimile title page and pages 1 and 2 to Volume II.

Condition

Bound in full calf, with boards rebacked, contemporary spine and original labels preserved. Endpapers have been renewed and blanks retained. Externally, excellent, with light rubbing to the extremities and the odd patch of rubbing to boards. A little loss to spine label extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean, with slight age toning to the first few pages of volume II. Title page and p1-2 of Volume II are facsimile. Ink inscription of W. A. Fagg to the front blank. Lacking the folding map.

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