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Image for A Calendar of Wills and Administrations Relating to the County of Dorset, Proved in the Consistory Court 1681-1792, Archdeaconry Court 1568-1792, Several Peculiars 1660-1799, all now preserved at the Probate Registry, Blandford. “The Index Library.”

A Calendar of Wills and Administrations Relating to the County of Dorset, Proved in the Consistory Court 1681-1792, Archdeaconry Court 1568-1792, Several Peculiars 1660-1799, all now preserved at the Probate Registry, Blandford. “The Index Library.”

By: ALEXANDER, Edward:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, British Record Society, 1900 1st:

Seller ID: 81603


Hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. Quarter bound dark green morocco leather and green cloth boards. Raised banding, gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Gilt edging line detailing to boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Fine binding by “Riviere & Sons.” In very good condition. Spine faded, some fading to edges, some rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Some minor handling/darkening to boards. Some mild foxing to endpapers, some foxing to preliminary int... View more info

Image for The Dorset Year Book 1926. Who’s A-fear’d? The Society of Dorset Men in London.

The Dorset Year Book 1926. Who’s A-fear’d? The Society of Dorset Men in London.

By: GALPIN, Stanley I. (Editor);

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Society of Dorset Men in London. 1926:

Seller ID: 81587


Paperback. Size approx 10 x 7.5 inches. In illustrated orange printed paper covers with b&w photo plate to front. In very good condition. Corners and edges slightly rubbed, spine faded and creased. Spine coming away from front cover. Top front corner of cover torn. Ends of pages darkened. Some minor handling marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. 205pp + adverts. With b&w photo illustrations. With articles and photographs on Dorchester, Thomas Hardy, Po... View more info

Image for Dorsetshire Folk-Lore. A facsimile limited edition. With a fore-say by the late William Barnes. A facsimile limited edition with a foreword by R.N.R.Peers. Issued by subscription.

Dorsetshire Folk-Lore. A facsimile limited edition. With a fore-say by the late William Barnes. A facsimile limited edition with a foreword by R.N.R.Peers. Issued by subscription.

By: UDAL, JOHN SYMONDS:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Dorset Books. 1989. 1st thus.:

Seller ID: 80575


Hardback, Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 406pp. With b/w portrait frontis of William Barnes. - First published in 1922, this is a facsimile limited edition copy. The author had worked on it from 1870, but was interrupted by colonial service abroad. A fascinating look at old Dorset customs and beliefs. View more info