16 pages of: titles; sepia photo. frontis; preface; contents & list of illustrations. Further illustrated by 54 pages of b/w. photographic plates, four line engravings in the text &, at the rear, a b/w. fold-out map of the North Riding. A thorough & interesting study of the early history of the North Riding from Prehistoric Times through the Romans; the Anglian Kingdom of Northumbria; Pre-conquest Monasteries; The Northmen; The Norman Conquest; the Normans & early Plantagenets; The Barons & Town & Country Life in the Middle Ages; with chapters on the Feudal System; Castles; Thomas, Earl of Lancaster; the danger from the Scots; The Religious Houses , Churches, & Chantries; The Forests & Early Yorkshire Pedigrees.
First Edition; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; Includes indexes of place names; personal names & subjects Top edge red, others deckled (rough cut)
Author Edwards, William
Binding Hardcover (Brown Cloth) Gilt titles spine
Publisher A. Brown and Sons, London
Illustrator illustrated by b/w. drawings, maps & photo's.
Condition Near Fine Condition, no dust-jacket
Pages xvi + 267