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Book Description

The "Smales family"copy,in half calf with raised bands & elaborate gilt lettering pieces marbled sides & matching endpapers.Doublepage fontispiece engraving of the Abbey.Topics include a first hand account of the disaster at Kettleness where the whole village slipped into the sea in the middle of the night.Report of a trial Agar v Clark re a piece of land in the River Esk opposite Grosmont Hall.Remarks on the formation of a railway and Dr Godman on the "Injurious effects of Tight Lacing" etc. Now widely available in various digitised forms but the original volumes are increasingly scarce.
Author Various
Publisher Whitby Printed and Published by R.Kirby,Bookseller Bridge Street 1830
Condition Excellent

Price: £125.00

Offered by John L Capes

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