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Hardback, approx 7.5 x 4.5 inches. In pebbled purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Boards and spine faded and rubbed at edges, corners bumped. Nicks to ends of spine with small split to top. Bookseller label “H.V. Day, Dorchester,” to front. Some light minor foxing and slight darkening to pages, else a very clean and tight copy. Scarce. x + 220pp. Plates complete with 6 woodcut illustrations by William Barnes. A fascinating history of Dorchester in Dorset, from the early 19th century. Interesting theories on the building of Maiden Castle, Poundbury and Maumbury Rings.
Title: The History of Dorchester. During the British, Roman, Saxon, and Norman Periods, with an Account of its Present State.
Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: Dorchester, Weston Symonds and Sydenham. 1833:
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Seller ID: 81639
Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY JAMES SAVAGE, History, Dorchester, British, Roman, Saxon, Norman, Present State, Maiden Castle, Poundbury, Maumbury Rings, History, first edition, Fine Binding, leather, Dorset, 1833