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A Record of Local Occurrences and General Events, Chronologically Arranged

By Robert Gibbs

1878-82

Robert Gibbs : Aylesbury

7.5" by 5"

288pp; 298pp; 318pp; 292pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A very scarce copy of this work looking at the history of Buckinghamshire, written by Robert Gibbs. One joint has gone but this is an extremely rare item.

A very scarce work. This work is a comprehensive and informative history of Buckinghamshire, looking specifically at the details of of various events throughout the history of the county. Volume I looks at A.D. 1400 to 1700. Volume II looks at A.D. 1700 to 1800. Volume III looks at A.D. 1801 to 1840. Volume IV looks at A.D. 1841 to 1880. Buckinghamshire is a county in South East England. The area of the county pre-dates the Anglo-Saxon period, with a rich history of the Celtic and Roman eras. Throughout history, it was known for Henry VIII intervening in local politics, and for the English Civil War being reportedly started by John Hampden. Written by Robert Gibbs. Gibbs was a local historian of Buckinghamshire, and the editor of 'Bucks Advertiser'.

CONDITION

In a quarter morocco binding with paper to the boards. Externally,the rear board of Volume IV is detached but present. Some rubbing to the spines, heavier to Volumes I and II, and to the head and tail of the spines. The spine of Volume I is lifting to the front joint. A little bumping to the extremities. Small cracks to the head and tail of the joints of Volume I. Some rubbing and a couple of marks to the boards. A little fading to the front board of Volume IV. Front hinge of Volume IV is strained. Front hinge of Volumes I and II are reinforced with tape. Internally, firmly bound, though Volumes II and IV are generally firmly bound.. Pages are lighty age-toned and generally clean with the occasional mark.

Overall Condition: Good

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