Anecdotes and History of Cranborne Chase. Introduction by Desmond Hawkins. SIGNED.

By: CHAFIN, WILLIAM:

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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.

Author Name: CHAFIN, WILLIAM:

Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,

Publisher: Dovecote Press. 1991 1st thus:

Seller ID: 75978

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