Book Description

" comprising the Ancient and Modern History of Hallamshire under its succesive lords; with a chronological register of local events; an historical and statistical view of the cutlery and other manufacturers; memoirs of the Cutler's Company & other corporate bodies; a digest of the charities and public institutions; topographical survey of the villages & hamlets." A surprisingly uncommon work, not in the BL. Copac records only the York Minster & Leeds University copy. Published months before his first Directory of Sheffield, It begins with a vitreolic tirade against the author of the Sheffield Local Register and mentions " A sordid and invidious legal notice" served by the attorney of Mr Thomas the Registers editor. Octavo contemporary cloth with later endpapers inscribed Barton Wells 1902.
Author White,William [1799-1868]
Date 1833
Binding Publishers cloth
Publisher Sheffield Printed for W.White,and sold by him at the Wicker Library etc., 1833
Condition Very Good

Price: £100.00

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