Wilts and Dorset At Opening of XX Century. Contemporary Biographies. Pike’s New Century Series No. 16.

By: DORLING, REV. E.E.: PIKE, W. T. (ed.):

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Hardback, approx 12.5 x 10 inches. Maroon full morocco leather binding with elaborate gilt decoration and lettering on front cover. Gilt lettering on spine, and blind embossed decoration on back cover. Marbled endpapers. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Really bright front cover. Extremities rubbed, some light fading to spine. Strong binding with reinforced endpapers as bound. A couple of minor handling marks else inside pages all very clean and bright (bright glossy style paper.) Illustrated with over 200 photographs of the important country houses in the county, and of the various personalities. (Wiltshire: pp. 1 - 191 / Dorset pp. 192 - 304 ). CONTENTS: Wiltshire: 68 pages by Dorking about the county, with many pictures of county houses, etc.; Contemporary biographies, by Pike: Members of Parliament / Nobility and Gentary / Gentry and magistrates / Clergy / Medical / Legal / Dental / Educational, Literary, etc./ Architects and Surveyors / Great Western Railway Officials / Commercial . DORSET: 33 pages by Dorking about the county, with many pictures of county houses, etc.( including: Branksea Castle). Contemporary biographies, by Pike: Members of Parliament / Nobility and Gentry / Gentry and magistrates (including Alfred Pope, Thomas Hardy and Van Raalte) / Clergy / Medical / Legal / Dental / Educational, Literary, etc./ Architects and Surveyors / Great Western Railway Officials / Commercial. FASCINATING BOOK.

Title: Wilts and Dorset At Opening of XX Century. Contemporary Biographies. Pike’s New Century Series No. 16.

Author Name: DORLING, REV. E.E.: PIKE, W. T. (ed.):

Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,

Publisher: London, W. T. Pike & Co., 1906 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 83018

Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY DORLING, REV. E.E.: PIKE, W. T. (ed.): Wilts and Dorset At Opening of XX Century, Contemporary Biographies, Pike’s New Century Series No. 16, Members of Parliament / Nobility and Gentary / Gentry and magistrates / Clergy / Medical / Legal / Dental / Educational, Literary, etc./ Architects and Surveyors / Great Western Railway Officials / Commercial . DORSET: 33 pages by Dorking about the county, with many pictures of county houses, etc.( including: Branksea Castle). Contemporary biographies, by Pike: Members of Parliament / Nobility and Gentry / Gentry and magistrates (including Alfred Pope, Thomas Hardy and Van Raalte) / Clergy / Medical / Legal / Dental / Educational, Literary, etc./ Architects and Surveyors / Great Western Railway Officials / Commercial