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2 volumes. Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Dark maroon morocco full leather bindings, raised badning and gilt lettering to spines, with blind embossed ‘cross’ decorations to spines and embossed paneled decoration to boards. All page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Some slight fading to spines, some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Some light foxing to prelims and one or two minor spots to inside pages. Repaired tear to large folding map. Else very clean and tight copies. Both volumes are profusely illustrated with 40 B&W steel-engraved and wood-engraved plates and many woodcuts in text. With 3 maps (one large fold-out) and 3 folding plans. pp. 252 / cat. / pp. 312 plus 156 pages of appendix (appendix: in Latin). Contents include: Papers on Trade, Durham before the Conquest, archaeological excavations, Architectural History of Durham Cathedral, Brinkburn Priory, etc.,written and delivered by Longstaffe, Bruce, Raine, also: Seals of the Percy Family, Border Laws and Border Feuds / etc.;
Title: Memoirs Chiefly Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of Northumberland Communicated to the Annual General Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland Held at Newcastle upon Tyne, 1852. In Two Volumes: Volume I: Miscellaneous Papers. AND Volume II: (by Rev. Charles Henry Hartshorne): Feudal and Military Antiquities of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders: Illustrated by The Baronial Histories of Alnwick, Prudhoe, and Wark.
Categories: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY,
Publisher: Bell & Daldy, London 1858 (1st.).:
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Seller ID: 84045
Keywords: ENGLISH TOPOGRAPHY Topography, Architecture, antiquities, proceedings, geneaology, feudal, northumberland, scotland, ireland, newcastle, alnwick, prudhoe, wark, baronial, history, baron, hartshorne, trade, durham, Heraldry, Archaeology, Military