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Great Domesday Book: The County Edition

Domesday Book Studies: Sussex

By Various

1987-90 - London - Alecto Historical Editions

16" by 11"; (x) 179pp.; 64pp.; unpaginated

 

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A special edition of this work on Sussex, taken from entries in the Domesday book.

First edition thus.

Comprising Domesday Book Studies, Introduction and Translation, and Folios and Maps.

Number 373 of a limited press of one thousand copies

Domesday Book, now held at The National Archives, Kew, in South West London, is the record of the great survey of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086. The survey was executed for William I of England (William the Conqueror): "While spending the Christmas time of 1085 in Gloucester, William had deep speech with his counsellors and sent men all over England to each shire to find out what or how much each landholder had in land and livestock, and what it was worth".

Illustrated throughout with facsimile reproductions of pages from the original Domesday Book, though missing the two folding coloured maps of Britain and Sussex.

Complete in three volumes.

CONDITION

In cloth bindings with presentation slipcase. Externally smart, though lightly bumped in places, and some slight dampstaining to one front board. Slipcase has a few marks and some light rubbing but is otherwise smart. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED in a VERY GOOD slipcase.

 


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