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Title:
The History of Tewkesbury

Author:
Bennett, James

Place:
Tewkesbury

Publisher:
Printed by the author

Date:
1830

Description:
vii-456, [4] pp. Illustrated with 9 plates, 4 of which are steel engraved, 4 are wood engraved, one line drawn at rear; two coat of arms vignettes to title-page; frontispiece of the Tewkesbury Abbey Church. (8vo) 8½x5¼, half calf and marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, new endpapers. First Edition. An early history of Tewkesbury, England, with illustrations of is famous structures, including Abbey Church, which is believed, with the exception of Westminster Abbey, to contain more medieval tombs than any other church in Britain.

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Condition:
Joints and covers rubbed, corners a bit bumped; bookplate to front pastedown, some glue stains and previous owner's signature to front prelims., occasional light foxing, else very good.


 
Item number:
120647
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