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In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dust jacket in orange and black with white lettering. Decorated maps to endpapers. In good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. back and front torn and creased at bottom edges. Not price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. 192pp. Prof. ills. in b/w and colour. Superb book going through famous Merchants who have lived in Poole and the surrounding parts of Dorset over the last 2/3 hundred years and the houses they left behind them. Many of these were adventurous people (or felt there was nothing for them in England) and the history of many families extends into members going abroad, to the USA in particular Newfoundland, to Australia and other corners of the world.
Title: Mansions and Merchants of Poole and Dorset Volume One.
Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: Poole Historical Trust 1976 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 57423
Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY Mansions, Merchants, Maps, Derek Beamish, John Hillier, H F V Johnstone,