First edition. 8vo. pp. , 206, , + 19 plates and 1 folding map, woodcut initials and ornaments. Slight age yellowing, occasional very minor spotting. 19th-century half crushed blue morocco over cloth boards, covers and spine gilt, title gilt to spine, a.e.g. Extremities and covers a trifle rubbed. Bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to front pastedown.
The first edition of this history of Hastings, with handsome steel-engraved illustrations, and a manuscript facsimile, by William George Moss (active 1814-38), painter and engraver specialised in views of Sussex.
Author Moss, W.G.
Publisher London: Published by W.G. Moss,