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The West Riding of Yorkshire

By Joseph E Morris

1911

Methuen & Co. Ltd : London

6.5" by 4"

xviii, 569pp, [5]

 

 

 

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A charming volume exploring the history, architecture, and locations in the historic subdivision of the English County of Yorkshire, The West Riding.

First edition. West Riding of Yorkshire is one of three division of the county of Yorkshire, present from 1889 to 1974. This volume explores this area, its population, history and locations of interest. The author, in the work preface, notes that he himself visited almost all of the churches and locations featured in the volume. Illustrated with 26 illustrations, 9 maps and plans. Collated complete, although unfortunately the folding map to the rear of the volume has a large tear, with half of the map sadly lacking. One of the plates is misbound. An ideal volume for those with a connection to the county of Yorkshire, or with an interest in the counties architecture and notable features.

CONDITION

In a full cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Light bumping to the head and tail if the spine, and to the extremities, with a notable bump to the tail of the rear board. Tide marks to the front board. Rubbing and marks to the front and rear boards and spine. Map to the front pastedown and endpaper of the railways of the West Riding. Light offsetting to the rear pastedown and endpaper. Internally firmly bound. Page are bright and clean. Large tear and significant loss to the folding map to the rear of the volume. One plate is misbound, but present.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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