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In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Spine slightly darkened with small chips to top. Small marks to covers. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Gloucestershire. The author takes a ‘something for everyone’ approach. For the historian he covers the Battles of Tewkesbury and Stow-on-the-Wold; there are loving descriptions of fine old towns and perfect villages; for the man of letters there are chapters on great men of Gloucestershire; and for the student of folklore there are fascinating legends and traditions. Includes, Romans, civil war, Gloucestershire Regiment, Forest of Dean, Avonmouth Docks, Severn Bore, Berkeley castle, Painswick, Tetbry, Lower Slaughter.
Title: The County Books. Gloucestershire.
Categories: BRITISH TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: Robert Hale. London. ca 1950:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 60802
Keywords: BRITISH TOPOGRAPHY The County Books, KENNETH HARE, Gloucestershire, Battles, Tewkesbury, Stow-on-the-Wold, Romans, civil war, Gloucestershire Regiment, Forest of Dean, Avonmouth Docks, Severn Bore, Berkeley castle, Painswick, Tetbry, Lower Slaughter,