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Historic Sketch of the Parish Church Wakefield by  Rev. J.L Sisson - First Edition - 1824 - from Rickaro Books Ltd (SKU: 052973)

Historic Sketch of the Parish Church Wakefield

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Historic Sketch of the Parish Church Wakefield

by Sisson, Rev. J.L

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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Wakefield: Richard Nichols, 1824. This copy bound in half leather with marbled boards, this is one of the 75 large paper copies. Illustrated with three full page engravings, all marked as "proof", some minor foxing but the text is very clean. 120pp with index all pages with wide margins that make for a handsome copy of this exceedingly scarce book. The author was second Master of Wakefield Grammar school. This copy has the distinctive circular bookplate of the Wakefield historian J.W. Walker. Walker went on the write a history of the church in the later 1800s. An additional presentation inscription to Marshall Sisson dated 1953 with Sissons bookplate also on inside of front board. A nice association copy. Boyne CXXXVII. First Edition. Hardback. Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall. Large paper Copy.


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Rickaro Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Historic Sketch of the Parish Church Wakefield
Sisson, Rev. J.L
Book condition
Used - Good
First Edition
Richard Nichols
Place of Publication
Date published
Wakefield Church Local History Yorkshire Walker
Bookseller catalogs
Yorkshire: Past and Present; Wakefield & District Local History;
Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall

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Rickaro Books Ltd

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About Rickaro Books Ltd

At Rickaro Books, we have over 30 years experience in bookselling and customer care. We have a retail shop located in the historic town of Horbury and whilst we sell online, we always welcome visitors to the shop.We specialise in T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) but also carry a wide range of other titles across the fields of military, local history and first edition fiction. if you are seeking for a particular title, we are happy to assist and are always interested in purchasing good, collectable books.


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Marbled boards
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Association copy
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First Edition
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