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Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (Not price clipped). Desmond Hawkins’ signature to title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. xxviii, 106pp. With b/w portrait frontis. Facsimile limited edition, with an introduction, of William Chafin’s 1818 book on Cranborne Chase. The Chase was a lawless place in the 18thC and Chafin, of Chettle House, a parson and Magistrate, interpreted the law to his own convenience. The book tells many stories of the clashes between poachers and keepers.
Title: Anecdotes and History of Cranborne Chase. Introduction by Desmond Hawkins. SIGNED.
Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: Dovecote Press. 1991 1st thus:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 75978
Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY WILLIAM CHAFIN, Anecdotes, History, Cranborne Chase, Windsor Forest, 1818, Desmond Hawkins, signed, facsimile, Cranborne Chase, Chettle House, parson, Magistrate, law, poachers, keepers,