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History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Northamptonshire; Comprising General Survey of the County, and a History of the Diocese of Peterborough; With Seperate Historical Statistics and Topographical Descriptions of all the Towns, Parishes, Townships, hundreds, and Manors, to Which is Subjoined, List of the Seats of the Nobility, Clergy, & Gentry

By William Whellan

1849

Whittaker and Co : London

9" by 5.5"

xv, 962pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

The first edition of William Whellan's concise history of the county of Northamptonshire.

The first edition of this work. An interesting look at the history of Northamptonshire. The work embraces a retrospective review of the county, with special focus on the Roman, Saxon, and Danish invasions, as well as focussing in detail on Northampton and Peterborough. Also including a topographical survey of every town, parish, and township in the county. Written by William Whellan, who also wrote 'The History and Topography of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland'. With a facsimile title page. Lacking the very scarce map as usual..

CONDITION

Rebound in a half calf binding with cloth to the boards. Externally, smart. Very small mark to the spine label. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned with the odd scattered spot. Some pages have been professionally repaired.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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