A detailed account of the Abbey - its foundation, history, architecture, and its status within the town of Glastonbury. A Subscribers' List is present. There is also a neat hand-written paragraph explaining the provenance of this particular copy of the book (Stourhead Library) and dated November 29th, 1883. (NB There are no library stamps in this book)
Author Rev. Richard Warner
Binding Leather spine and corners over marbled boards. 5 Raised bands. Gilt titles on the spine.
Publisher Richard Cruttwell (Bath)
Illustrator 1 Hand-coloured plate &18 plates + numerous engravings within the text.
Condition VF/G+ (Leather corners rubbed along with other edges. Patch of marbled board abraded on right edge, front cover. Slight age toning. Otherwise binding is clean & very firm)