Annon [Ramsay,Thomas] Holland John.

THE PICTURE OF SHEFFIELD; Or an Historical and Descriptive View of the Town of Sheffield in the County of York.

Published: SHEFFIELD Printed and Published by George Ridge 3 King Street 1824.

Date: 1824

A Good Copy of this scarce annonymous early guide, in Large Paper and original cloth backed boards. Duodecimo 258pps plus seven page unpaginated index. Eight mounted woodcuts by Orlando Jewitt and a large folding map / plan of "Sheffield in 1736" by John Leather. Inserted as a frontispiece though not included in large paper copies and here provided in facsimile. See COPAC which also attributes "A short description of the town- ship of Attercliffe cum-Darnall": pp. John Holland.] Boyne's Yorkshire Library p107.CL."This is an excellent Sheffield Guide,one of the best of its kind.The woodcuts are excellent."

Woodcuts by Orlando Jewitt

Original cloth backed boards


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