Yorkshire (1987)

Rev. J. C. Atkinson

Forty Years In A Moorland Parish: Reminiscences And Researches In Danby In Cleveland (Limited Illustrated Edition: No. 167 of 500)

Published: M. T. D. Rigg Publications of Guiseley, Leeds, Yorkshire

Date: 1987

this classic work depicting the life and traditions of the Moorlands of North East Yorkshire at the end of the nineteenth century ranks amongst England’s greatest works of non fiction. From the pen of a true genius, Canon J. C. Atkinson, Vicar of Danby, this book captures all the flavour of moorland life including the dialect and folklore of the time. Valuable, fascinating, scholarly, yet readable. this book is both of interest to the casual reader and to the serious historian. Limited to 500 numbered copies this edition reproduces the scarce and valuable edition of 1891 containing the famous “Sutcliffe" photographic plates.

Provenance
bought from a private collection

Illustrated
by b/w. photo's., drawings & two maps (one fold-out)

Condition
Fine./Fine

Binding
Hardcover (Original Slate Grey Cloth)

£45

Offered by Bookbarrow