Containing the Chorography, General History, Religion, Laws, Customs, Manners, Language, System of Agriculture, Antiquities, Sepulchral Monuments and Inscriptions, Natural Curiosities, Variations of the Soil, Stratification, Mineralogy, List of Rare and other Plants and Birds, Parliamentary History, Names and Biographies of Sheriffs and Mayors of Brecknock, also the Genealogies and Arms of the Principal Families properly Coloured and Emblazoned, together with the History of every Parish, and the Names of the Patrons and Incumbents of all Livings. Enlarged by the Notes Collected by Sir Joseph Russell Bailey, Bart., First Baron Glanusk. (Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire). The Glanusk Edition. Published and Sold by Blissett, Davies & Co., 14 Bridge Street. Brecon. 1909. 1911. Brecknock Society. 1930. 4 volumes bound in 2. 4to. xiv, 200, vii, (1), Frontispiece plate, folding map, 17 further plates, 3 text illustrations; 257, ix, Frontispiece plate, 12 further plates, 1 text illustration; 222, xiii, Frontispiece plate, 14 further plates, 2 text illustrations; xii, 317, (34), Frontispiece plate, 14 further plates, 5 text illustrations. (A total of 61 plates, as published) Later full mottled calf, spines in 6 compartments, with raised bands and leather labels. Tear to final page of index professionally repaired. Half titles and last pages of each volume slightly soiled. A very nice set. Theophilus Jones (1759-1812), the Historian of Brecknock. Lifelong friend of Edward Davies, 'Celtic Davies'.
Author Jones, Theophilus
Date 1909, 1911, 1930
Binding Full calf
Publisher Published and Sold by Blissett, Davies & Co., 14 Bridge Street. Brecon. The Brecknock Society.
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